5 Atlanta events you won’t want to miss: June 5-11

A-list musicians, food, and quilts

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Kendrick Lamar Tycoon Music Festival
Kendrick Lamar will headline Tycoon Music Festival this weekend.

Photograph by Santiago Bluguermann/Getty Images

Tycoon Music Festival
When: June 8
Where: Cellairis Amphitheatre at Lakewood
Cost: $34+
Details: Kendrick Lamar headlines this V-103-sponsored hip-hop festival, which also includes performances from T.I., 50 Cent, Trey Songz, Fabolous, Young Thug, Chris Brown, and more, with DC Young Fly as the night’s emcee.

Florence and the Machine
When: June 6, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Ameris Bank Amphitheatre, Alpharetta
Cost: $39.50+
Details: Fresh off recording a song for the final season of Game of Thrones, Florence Welch heads to Alpharetta to promote her new album High as Hope, which comes out later this month. Special guests include singer/songwriter Grace VanderWaal.

Food That Rocks
When: June 8
Where: City Springs, Sandy Springs
Cost: $65-$75
Details: If you didn’t get enough food at last weekend’s Atlanta Food & Wine Festival, head to the suburbs for this annual outdoor ode to Sandy Springs dining. Participating restaurants include Battle & Brew, Henri’s Bakery, District M, Casi Cielo, The Select, and more.

Atlanta Design Festival
When: Through June 9
Where: Various
Cost: $10-$105
Details: The annual festival celebrating contemporary design, formerly known as Design is Human Atlanta, has been running since the first of the month, but this weekend it’ll feature a ton of events including the MA! Architecture Tour, a conversation with East Fork pottery, a live show of the Ridiculous History podcast, and a sourdough 101 class at Root Baking Co.

Georgia Celebrates Quilts Show
When: June 6-8
Where: Cobb County Civic Center
Cost: $10
Details: If you’re looking for a new craft hobby, quilting is quietly making a comeback, and this show hosted by the East Cobb Quilters’ Guild is the largest juried show in Georgia. See more than 300 quilts, participate in raffles, and connect with others devoted to the craft.

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