One sure sign of Spring for us each year? Live Nation sends us the first chunk of its Chastain Park Amphitheatre concert line up.
Series A tickets go on sale Sunday at 10 a.m.
The most unique offerings announced so far?
Try former Police-man Sting with the Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra on June 28.
Note the the candelabra set: the concert is a “Non Table Set-Up/No Coolers or Carry-Ins” show, according to the Live Nation folks.
Also on the schedule: Crooner Harry Connick Jr, with an orchestra on June 19.
One of the weirder selections this season?
Um, try 1970s disco kings KC & The Sunshine Band on a double bill with 1980s icon MC Hammer on June 13.
Other dates include:
Hall & Oates with special guest Todd Rundgren on April 24;
Gipsy Kings on May 1;
ZZ Top with special guest Jonathan Tyler & Northern Lights May 8;
Backstreet Boys June 3;
Jethro Tull with special guest Ian Hunter June 6;
Styx, Foreigner & Kansas June 7;
Jeff Beck with special guest Imelda May June 11;
REO Speedwagon & Pat Benatar July 1;
and Chicago and The Doobie Brothers July 12.
In other words, most of your parents’ eight-track collection is touring this summer. . .
Again, only series and mini-series tickets go on sale Sunday Individual tickets will go on sale later.