June 23 Chris Botti with ASO Aug. 5 Gillian Welch Aug. 9 Stephen Stills & Judy Collins Aug. 12 Mystery Science Theater 3000 LIVE Aug. 16 Donald Fagen & The Nightflyers Aug. 19 Lyle Lovett & His Large Band Sept. 15 The B-52s with ASO Sept. 27 Indigo Girls with ASO Sept. 29 Trey Anastasio with ASO
Symphony Hall, Memorial Arts Building, Woodruff Arts Center, 1280 Peachtree St. NE, Atl. 800/745-3000. ticketmaster.com
ATLANTA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
Classical May 25, 27 Debussy, Jolivet, Fauré June 1, 3 Mark Buller, Britten, Wagner POPS! May 19, 20 Music of the King: Elvis Presley Songbook June 9-10 “Singin’ in the Rain” film screening with live score Family June 11 Plundering Pirates of Symphony Hall
Atlanta Symphony Hall, Memorial Arts Bldg., Woodruff Arts Center, 1280 Peachtree St. NE, Atl. 404/733-5000. aso.org
ATLANTA WIND SYMPHONY
May 29 “Roswell Remembers,” 10:15 AM, Roswell City Hall. June 23, 25 Roswell Patriotic Celebration, inspiring musical tribute with the 120-voice RUMC Sanctuary Choir at 7:30 PM Fri. & 3 PM Sun. at Roswell United Methodist Church. atlantawindsymphony.org
Through May 28 “Split in Three,” comic drama about the bonds of sisterhood, set in rural Mississippi during the mandated desegregation of schools. 8 PM Tues.-Sat., 2:30 PM Sat. & Sun. May 20 Children’s Playhouse Puppets: “The New Adventures of Brer Rabbit.” July 20-Aug. 27 “The Hunchback of Notre Dame,” musical retelling of the medieval love story, set in 1482 Paris. Co-produced with Theatrical Outfit. Performances Tues.-Sun.
128 East Pike St., Lawrenceville. 678/226-6222. auroratheatre.com
June 6 Ann Wilson of Heart July 16 Chevelle Aug. 18 The Magpie Salute
3110 Roswell Road, Atl. 404/843-2825. thebuckheadtheatre.com
CALLANWOLDE CONCERT BAND
July 4 Pops Concert to Celebrate America, featuring the 1812 Overture and fireworks, 7 PM, Bandstand on the Decatur Square. 404/872-5338. calcb.org.
CALLANWOLDE’S JAZZ ON THE LAWN CONCERT SERIES
June 16 Rhonda Thomas June 30 Joe Gransden July 14 Joey Sommerville July 28 Virginia Schenck and The World Jazz Trio Aug. 11 Bob Baldwin
Bring a blanket and picnic, and enjoy great live music at Callanwolde Amphitheater, 980 Briarcliff Road NE. $25 ($20 adv.); free on-site parking. 404/872-5338. callanwolde.org
CAPITOL CITY OPERA CO.
Monthly Dinner and a Diva series, third Tuesday at Petite Violette, 2948 Clairmont Road NE. June: “Carmen.” July: “Porgy and Bess.” August: “Three Tenors.” 404/634-6268. June 4 Capitol City in Concert series: “A Disney Cabaret,” 2 PM, Highpoint Episcopal Community Church, Sandy Springs. July 28-29 On the Light Side fundraiser, “The Golden Age of Broadway,” Highpoint Episcopal Community Church, 4945 High Point Road NE, Sandy Springs. An entertaining evening of food, friends and fun with an “indoor picnic,” silent auction and the company’s talented singers.
CENTER FOR PUPPETRY ARTS
Family Series Through May 21 “Pete the Cat.” June 20-July 23 “Cinderella Della Circus,” high-flying thrills and fairy-tale magic. Aug. 10-13 “Billy Goats Gruff & Other Stuff,” kooky characters weave together folktales and original stories. Aug. 15-Sept. 17 “Mother Goose,” sing, wiggle and clap along with Mary Mary to sort rhymes and find clues.
Film Series June 3 “Where the Wild Things Are.” June 24 “The Adventures of Prince Achmed.” Aug. 5 “ParaNorman.”
Through Sept. 3 “Jim Henson’s Labyrinth: Journey to Goblin City,” spellbinding exhibit of goblins, gowns and behind the-scenes artwork. In conjunction with the exhibit, a Labyrinth Masquerade Ball will be held Aug. 31.
1404 Spring St. NW at 18th, Atl. 404/873-3391. puppet.org
Aug. 4-6, 10-12 “Rabbit Hole,” a life-shattering accident turns a family’s world upside down. The Art Place-Mountainview, 3330 Sandy Plains Road, Marietta. 770/516-3330. centerstagenorth.org