Get ready, Atlanta, Christina Perri is coming to town and it is going to be one show you do not want to miss! On Tuesday, August 19th, Christina Perri will light up the stage of Aaron’s Ampitheatre at Lakewood as she opens for One Republic.
Christina Perri started writing songs when she was 15 and has been pouring her heart and soul into her music for over a decade now. This 27-year-old songbird might be young in years, but her songs reflect a much older soul. Her music is insightful, soulful and deeply emotional. “The intention of my music is pretty simple: I want to make people feel less broken and alone,” says Perri.
Perri broke into the music industry in a major way when her song, “Jar of Hearts,” was featured on an episode of So You Think You Can Dance. Within two weeks of the show, “Jar of Hearts” received more than 100,000 downloads, catapulting Perri into the Billboard Top 40 and into stardom.
Head or Heart, Perri’s latest album, was released in April of this year. The 13 song album is a earnest, engaging album that takes it’s listeners on a highly emotional journey. Contributors to the album included music industry sweethearts Butch Walker and Jack Antonoff.
If you’ve never heard Perri’s music, or never seen her live, get ready for a show that will far exceed your expectations. Perri is no quiet musician with an acoustic guitar in the middle of stage- she’s so much more. Perri pours her whole self out into her performances and leaves her audience hungry for more. Even for someone who has never heard her music before, you’ll find her music extremely related. Her live show are a sight to be seen, so get your tickets now.