May 2-June 2 “Native Gardens.” Neighbors clash in a dazzling new comedy about a battle for the backyard. May 31- June 1 “Mami Confessions,” true stories of Mamihood. June 15 Musicals by Moonlight: “Disney’s Newsies,” free outdoor performance in Suwanee. Bring lawn chairs and pack a picnic. June 21 “INKA: El Retorno del Imperio,” an amazing tale about the Inka Empire told through music, dance and storytelling with Shaman Willaq Uma. July 18-Aug. 25 “Children of Eden,” epic masterpiece sets the Book of Genesis soaring in a tale of love, family and the power of forgiveness. Sept. 19-Oct. 20 “The Roommate.”
Aurora Children’s Playhouse June 5 Blacktop Improv, comedy. June 12 Cirque Instante, high-flying thrills with AKme Instant Circus. June 19 “Midsummer Jr!” with Atlanta Shakespeare Company.
June 22 “Celebrating the Gentlemen” tribute show honors Gentlemen’s Agreement, the 1971 International Barbershop Harmony Society champion quartet, with performances by the Big Chicken Chorus, Atlanta Vocal Project, Stone Mountain Chorus and Chicken Little, 3 PM, Byers Theatre, Sandy Springs. 470/349-0550. bigchickenchorus.org
June 9 Steve Earle & the Dukes June 19 Live On Mars: A Tribute To David Bowie June 22 ATL Collective Relives: Queen’s “A Night at the Opera” July 19 Howard Jones, Men Without Hats, All Hail The Silence Aug. 3 Cowboy Mouth Aug. 15 UB40 Aug. 30 Strangelove: The Depeche Mode Experience
May 17 RBRM: Ronnie, Bobby, Ricky & Mike May 18 The 1975 May 26 Styx June 7 Anderson Paak & The Free Nationals, Noname, Thundercat June 15 Maze June 19 Jon Bellion June 23 Billie Eilish June 28 Adam Sandler June 29 Common with the ASO June 30 “Weird Al” Yankovic July 5 Boyz II Men July 8 Rob Thomas July 14 Young The Giant, Fitz and The Tantrums July 16 Mary J. Blige & Nas July 22 Third Eye Blind, Jimmy Eat World, Ra Ra Riot July 24 Earth, Wind & Fire July 30 311, Dirty Heads July 31 Lionel Richie Aug. 20 LIVE, Bush Aug. 22 Double Vision featuring Bob James, Marcus Miller, David Sanborn Aug. 24 Yacht Rock Revue Aug. 30 Charlie Wilson Sept. 1 The Australian Pink Floyd Show Sept. 4 Mark Knopfler Sept. 6 The Gipsy Kings featuring Nicolas Reyes and Tonino Baliardo Sept. 7 The B-52s Sept. 27 Maxwell with the ASO
June 2 Memorial Day/Armed Forces Day concert, 3 PM, First Baptist Church of Decatur, 308 Clairemont Ave.
CALLANWOLDE’S JAZZ ON THE LAWN CONCERT SERIES
Aug. 23 Joe Gransden, Robin Lattimore Sept. 6 Eddie Lopez, Orquesta MaCuba Sept. 20 Bob Baldwin Oct. 4 Joey “Papa J” Sommerville Oct. 11 Joe Gransden, Francine Reed
Bring a blanket and picnic, and enjoy great live music at Callanwolde Amphitheater, 980 Briarcliff Road NE. Doors open at 6:30 PM; concerts from 7:30-9:30 PM. Free on-site parking. 404/872-5338. callanwolde.org
CAPITOL CITY OPERA CO.
July 26-27 On The Light Side: “Summer of Love,” a celebration of the 50th anniversary of Woodstock, at Highpoint Episcopal Community Church, 4945 Highpoint Road NE, Atl. Doors open at 6:30 PM Fri. & Sat. to browse the silent auction and enjoy a bring-your-own picnic dinner; performance begins at 8 PM. There’s also a Sat. matinee at 11:30 AM with performance at 1 PM. Themed costumes encouraged. 678/301-8013. ccityopera.org
Dinner and a Diva May 21 “Carmen”
June 18 & 20 “Les Misérables” July 16 & 18 “Porgy and Bess” Aug. 20 & 22 “Don Pasquale”
Petite Violette Restaurant, 2948 Clairmont Road NE, Atl. 404/634-6268.
Aug. 6-11 Andrew Lloyd Webber’s award-winning musical spectacular tells the story of an extraordinary tribe of cats. Staged at the Fox Theatre at 7:30 PM Tues.-Thurs., 8 PM Fri., 2 & 8 PM Sat., 1 & 6:30 PM Sun. 660 Peachtree St. NE, Atl. atlanta.broadway.com
CELLAIRIS AMPHITHEATRE AT LAKEWOOD
June 1 Hootie & The Blowfish, Barenaked Ladies June 8 Tycoon Music Festival June 22 Freaknik Festival 2019: Uncle Luke, Project Pat, Da Brat, Foxy Brown, Lil Scrappy June 28 Disrupt Festival: The Used, Thrice, Circa Survive, The Story So Far, Atreyu June 29 Dead & Company July 9 Wiz Khalifa, French Montana July 20 Iron Maiden July 24 Nelly, TLC, Flo Rida July 26 Luke Bryan, Cole Swindell, Jon Langston Aug. 10 Thomas Rhett, Dustin Lynch, Russell Dickerson Aug. 31 Florida Georgia Line, Dan and Shay, Morgan Wallen