Alicia Keys State Farm Arena Atlanta

Alician Keys to play State Farm Arena on July 3

Grammy Award-winning artist Alicia Keys has announced a North American summer concert tour starting on June 28th, 2023, and will play Atlanta at State Farm Arena oon July 3rd. Produced by Live Nation, the KEYS TO THE SUMMER TOUR will have 23 arena dates, featuring Keys in a 360-degree, “in the round” production setup for […]

Review: The Killers with Johnny Marr at State Farm Arena

Manchester’s Johnny Marr (Liam Gallagher with a guitar,) rolled into town on Friday night to open for Vegas lads, The Killers. Random trivia fact: Johnny Marr’s bass player, Iwan Gronow and drummer Jack Mitchell, used to play in another British band, Haven. Haven toured the US back in the early noughties with Atlanta-band The Hiss. […]

“Feed The Crew!’ Atlanta Food Drive

This Friday, December 11th from 10am until 6pm, Center Stage & Elektra Gives Back (Elektra Records) are hosting a holiday food drive for Atlanta music workers.   Friends and fans can drive-through the Center Stage lot to make a safe and contactless non-perishable food contribution. Our non-profit partner, Musically Fed, we convert any cash donations into […]

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Big Night Out Atlanta – What To Expect

If you’re not sure what to expect from Atlanta’s return to live music and a ‘socially distanced’ concert, we’ve broken it down for you. Yes, the focus has been on safety and that’s evident everywhere. There’s plenty of room at the bathrooms and throughout the park. There are only 2500 tickets available each night for […]

Fulton County Music Industry Economic Impact Study

Fulton County Music Industry Economic Impact Study

Georgia Music Partners (GMP), in partnership with Fulton County and music policy consultancy Sound Diplomacy, has released the results of a ground-breaking study showcasing the economic impact of recording studios, rehearsal spaces, music venues and music festivals in Fulton County. The study acknowledges the impact of #COVID19 on the #musicindustry, with disruption in live performances posing a significant […]

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500 Songs for Kids Goes Virtual

The 14th annual fundraiser 500 Songs For Kids is going virtual this year, and it starts TONIGHT! Please tune in and watch as hundreds of bands each perform the SONGS THEY WISH THEY HAD WRITTEN on our livestream. The 500 Songs For Kids Livestream can be viewed on any of these channels: Facebook Website […]


National Independent Venue Association (NIVA) Created To Fight For Venue Survival Amid Mandated, Extended Shutdowns

National Independent Venue Association just formed and already has more than 450 charter members in 43 states, including Center Stage (The Loft and Vinyl), The Masquerade and Smiths Olde Bar in Atlanta, 9:30 Club in D.C., First Avenue in Minneapolis, Chicago Independent Venue League, World Cafe Live in Philadelphia, Pabst Theater Group in Milwaukee, Red […]