LOST ART MUSIC FESTIVAL 2021

Posted by Liz and John Attaway, 6/7/21

Metro Atlanta’s First Music Festival of 2021 Kicks Off This Weekend

Lost Art Music Festival on June 11-12 at Foxhall Resort in Douglasville

Nationally-touring artists include St. Paul & The Broken Bones, Shovels & Rope,
 The War And Treaty, Ben Nichols of Lucero, Aaron Lee Tasjan, The Pink Stones, The Sundogs

Music festivals are back for Atlanta with Lost Art Music Festival Presented by Cathead Distillery on June 11-12, 2021. As we emerge from the pandemic, the area’s first music festival of 2021 with nationally-touring artists takes place at the spacious Foxhall Resort in Douglasville, just 30 minutes from downtown Atlanta.

Lost Art celebrates the Americana fan community through high energy performances and immersive experiences in a spacious, outdoor setting.

St. Paul & The Broken Bones, Shovels & Rope, The War And Treaty, Ben Nichols of Lucero, and The Pink Stones round out the eclectic and diverse lineup of Americana acts, which blend elements of Southern soul, folk, alt-country, cosmic country, and more.

Aaron Lee Tasjan performs a Friday night kickoff show on June 11. Late night Saturday, The Sundogs Present The Tom Petty Show. Tasjan and The Sundogs shows are available as separate, standalone tickets.

Inner Circle Experiences, which connect artist and fans through shared, handpicked outings include a BBQ cookout and bocce ball/horseshoes tournament with St. Paul and The Broken Bones, ATV tour and short performance with The War and Treaty, and more. More info on the Lost Art website.

“Music festivals are back for Atlanta! It’s been almost two years for fans, and people can’t wait to enjoy great music outdoors in Georgia again,” said Lost Art Music Festival Founder Jim Ethridge.  

“Seeing this bright light at the end of the tunnel is an incredible feeling, and Lost Art is so happy to provide an opportunity for fans to experience music again.”

Tickets are on sale now. General admission tickets are priced at $69.25 (tax included), and VIP tickets are sold out. Both Aaron Lee Tasjan and The Sundogs shows are available as separate, standalone tickets.

Tickets are available at www.LostArtMusicFest.com.

ATLANTA SUMMER BEER FEST 2021

Posted by Liz and John Attaway, 5/26/21

Historical 4th Ward Park

Saturday, June 12 at 4 pm

The 11th annual Atlanta Summer Beer Fest will be held on Saturday, June 12th from 4-8pm at Historic 4th Ward Park. We will have over 150 beers, hard seltzers, as well as a selection of wine and some cider to choose from. There will be live music, DJ QTip, plenty of fun and games, and food will be available for purchase.  The beer list will be added to the website soon. http://atlantasummerbeerfestival.com. Tickets are now on sale.  $45 advance, $50 after June 3rd, $60 at the door (unless sold out). Sales tax and ticket fees will be added. More details and the link to tickets can be found at our event website: http://atlantasummerbeerfestival.com

LITTLE BEER FESTIVAL PRESENTED BY GOOD WORD BREWING & PUBLIC HOUSE

Posted by Liz and John Attaway, 5/26/21

Saturday, June 5 at noon

Follow up on the unofficial start to summer with a ticket to Little Beer, presented by the folks behind Good Word Brewing & Public House.
Co-hosted by the City of Duluth, the inaugural Little Beer festival will take place in the Parsons Alley Courtyard just outside of Good Word and feature over 40, exclusive, hand-selected breweries and over 80 types of beers!
THE FACTS
  • Little Beer participants must offer one pale lager and one beer 5.5% abv or lower, of any style
  • Liquid Death Mountain Water available to keep 💧
  • Phoenix Roasters ☕️ to keep you ⛽
  • Little Beer Glass to keep you lagered (and its a keepsake!)
Our spot, West Lawrenceville, will be closed during the event so guests can cruise around the entire downtown with their cherished beers in cans or plastic cups.
LITTLE BEER TICKETS
$85 per person for a full afternoon of tasting what the best breweries around currently offer
must be 21+
Little Beer Participants
2nd Shift
6S
Arches
Aslin
Bagby Beer
Bhramari
Birds Fly South
Blackberry Farm Brewery
Blackstack
Blaze
Bluejacket
Bond Brothers
Bold Monk
Branch & Blade
Branch & Bone
Burial
Creature Comforts
Crooked Run
Dancing Gnome
Divine Barrel
DSSOLVR
Folksbier
Halfway Crooks
Heist
Jackie O’s
Lowercase brewing
Magnanimous
Mocama
Mountains Walking
Perennial
Pontoon
OddBreed
Resident Culuture
Salud Cerveceria
Schilling
Tabol
Thinman
Three Taverns
Trophy
Twin Elephant
Wheatland Springs
Widowmaker
Wild Heaven
Wooden Robot
Wrecking Bar
Zebulon
Zillicoah

CHATTAHOOCHE FOOD WORKS PRESENTS UNOFFICIAL SUMMER KICK-OFF ON SATURDAY, JUNE 5

Posted by Liz and John Attaway, 5/21/21

Portion of proceeds to benefit
Meals on Wheels Atlanta & Giving Kitchen
Featuring Celebrity Chef Andrew Zimmern,
DJ Luis Toro, and
new food hall culinary additions
Chattahoochee Food Hall and iHeart Radio Atlanta have teamed up to present a fun-filled, daytime event on Saturday, June 5 from 11:00* am to 3:00 pm. The first Unofficial Summer Kick-Off for the newly opened food hall. Owned/Operated by Robert Montwaid, will feature partner Andrew Zimmern, Emmy- and four-time James Beard Award-winning TV personality and chef along with iHeart DJ Luis Toro, and a few new food hall culinarians: Philly G Steaks, LoRusso’s Italian Market, and Smoked Pearl — all offering a taste of whats to come this summer.
Rain or shine, Andrew Zimmern will serve up 1,000 hot dogs with 100% of proceeds to benefit Giving Kitchen and Meals on Wheels Atlanta. Line up to get your dog and a smiling seflie with Andrew himself!
iHeart DJ Luis Toro will kick off the party live at 11am from the Chattahoochee Food Works patio.
*11:00 am Andrew Zimmern’s hot dogs on the patio at the Pomodoro Bella window available until they run out!

UNCORKED ATLANTA WINE FESTIVAL 2021

Posted by Liz and John Attaway, 5/17/21

Saturday, June 19th from Noon to 4 pm

Park Tavern

Tickets: here.

Join us on Saturday, June 19th for the next edition of Uncorked Atlanta Wine Festival at beautiful Park Tavern overlooking Piedmont Park.
From 12:00pm – 4:00pm enjoy complimentary wine and craft beer tastings (over 50 varieties), music performances, and fun wine-themed activations.
Tickets Include:
-Souvenir Uncorked Atlanta Tasting Glass
-Complimentary Wine and Craft Beer Tastings (50+ varieties)
-DJ and Music
-Food Available for Purchase
Pricing Information:
SUPER EARLY: $30 – First 300 Tickets
Regular ticket prices increase from $45 – $54 in advance and $60 at the door (if available)

ATLANTA SPRING WINE FESTIVAL 2021

Posted by Liz and John Attaway, 5/10/21

Historic 4th Ward Park

Saturday, June 5

1-5 pm

The annual Atlanta Spring Wine Fest will be held on Saturday, June 5th from 1-5pm at Historic 4th Ward Park. We will have over 50 wine varieties as well as a selection of beer, cider and White Claw to choose from. There will be live music, plenty of fun and games, and food will be available for purchase.  The wine list will be added to the website soon. https://www.atlantawinefestivals.com/spring/.
 $45 advance and $50 after May 27th. Sales tax and ticket fees will be added. More details and the link to tickets can be found at our event website: https://www.atlantawinefestivals.com/spring/
21 and up event, no kids, no babies, no pets. Chairs, blankets, and small bags are okay. No outside food or beverage. Rain or shine event, no refunds. We will not have Designated Driver Tickets. Free bottled water available. Beer and Wine will be cut off at 4:45pm. Do Not Drink and Drive. We Reserve the right to cut off anyone who has had enough alcohol. We will implement all CDC recommended Covid safety protocols to keep you all safe.

THE BATTERY ATLANTA IS SPORTING A FULL LINEUP OF FAMILY FRIENDLY OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES THIS MAY

Posted by Liz and John Attaway, 5/7/21

Select restaurants at Atlanta’s premier entertainment district offer specialty Mother’s Day brunches

The metro-Atlanta community can make the most of The Battery Atlanta’s sports and entertainment experience this May! The Farmers Market presented by UnitedHealthcare returns to the Plaza Green this month; visitors are invited to shop fresh and locally grown goods on non-event Sundays. All ages can take a swing at baseball, football, golf and more at Mizuno Experience Center or Good Game presented by Topgolf Swing Suite – or put their teamwork skills to the test at The Escape Game.

Atlanta Braves fans are encouraged to bring lawn chairs or blankets to the Plaza Green to watch the Atlanta Braves take on teams on the jumbo screen. To-go drinks and take-out meals are available from participating restaurants located along Battery Avenue and Battery Walk.

Mother’s Day Events:
Mother’s Day Brunch at CRÚ Food & Wine Bar

Sunday, May 9 from 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
Pamper Mom with a three-course prix fix ($45) or a take home brunch for two ($80) at CRÚ Food & Wine Bar. Choose from entrees such as crab cake benedict, roasted beef tenderloin or lobster and sip on $3 mimosas and bellinis. Call (770)-485-9463 for reservations.

Jazz Mother’s Day Brunch at C. Ellet’s
Sunday, May 9 from 11a.m.-2 p.m.
Mothers and grandmothers can dine from special offerings like Pancake Palooza for Two, Prime Rib, Shrimp and Grits, Eggs Benedict, All You Can Eat Southern Fried Chicken, Build-Your-Own Bloody Mary and more – all while listening to a live jazz trio. Call (678)-996-5344 to make a reservation.

Mother’s Day Brunch at Omni Hotel at The Battery Atlanta
Sunday, May 9 from 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
The official hotel of the Atlanta Braves is hosting a bountiful brunch complete with music! Adults ($70) and children ($20) can indulge in a Southern-inspired buffet. Tickets here.

HOAM Candle Co. Trunk Show at Sugarboo & Co.
Sunday, May 2 to Saturday, May 8 from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
The whimsical home decor store is hosting HOAM Candle Co. at The Battery Atlanta location for a hand-poured luxury candle trunk show, May 2-8 – just in time for Mother’s Day and special graduation gifts!

Outdoor Activities:
Farmers Market presented by UnitedHealthcare

Sundays from 1-4 p.m.
Families and friends are invited to stroll and shop a variety of handcrafted and homegrown products on non-event days at the Plaza Green. Local rotating vendors at the open-air market include: Organix by Tay, Basegrain LLC, Lumeria Body Care, Mind Your Own Beeswax LLC, Eat Dessert First, Southern Crust, Always Cake, Sweet Auburn Bread, Hot Rod Popcorn, Brooklyn Shea, Davids Garden Super Bee, Koala Sprouts, Ice Cream Candle and Farm Hounds.

Wellness Series: Yoga by Kaiser Permanente
Mondays from 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Start the week off stress-free with a limited capacity, outdoor yoga class presented by Kaiser Permanente on non-event days at the Plaza Green. Pre-registration and event participant waivers are available online. Participants are required to bring a mat and are encouraged to bring water. A live stream on Facebook and past sessions on YouTube are also available to fitness fans virtually on event days.

Cornhole ATL Spring League
Tuesdays from 6:45-9 p.m.
A tailgate favorite is now a league of its own! Spectators are encouraged to watch the action and cheer on league participants as they play games leading up to the spring season’s final tournament. League winners will receive a championship trophy and other prizes.

The Battery Atlanta Walking Trail presented by UnitedHealthcare
A brisk walk can curb cravings, reduce stress and offer a healthy way to catch up with friends and family! Get out and get active on the 1.5-mile loop circling the campus.

Coming Soon:
Silverspot Cinemas

The two-story theater is scheduled to open its doors this month and will include ten state-of-the-art auditoriums featuring custom-designed reclining seats, Barco Laser Projection, Dolby Digital Sound Systems and more. Guests can expect a fully curated in-theater dining experience with a brand-new chef-driven menu featuring refined and modern American cuisine. The new space will also house a standalone S Bar cocktail lounge.

Select Retail and Restaurant Promotions:
Margarita Monday at El Super Pan

Patio diners can treat themselves to $6 hibiscus, spicy or passionfruit margaritas every Monday starting at 5 p.m.

All You Can Eat Southern Fried Chicken at C. Ellet’s
The restaurant showcases its take on comfort food with All You Can Eat Southern Fried Chicken with mashed potatoes and gravy, butterbean and summer corn succotash and buttermilk biscuits for only $19.99 per person every Saturday and Sunday from 1-4 p.m. Diners can also enjoy live jazz music every Saturday and Sunday during away games.

Ketel One Thursday Special at BURN by Rocky Patel
Cool off with a refreshing botanical cocktail for just $8! Guests can enjoy new Ketel One Botanicals – a vodka distilled with real botanicals and infused with natural fruit essences.

Best of Atlanta Comedy Showcase at Omni Comedy Club
Fridays at 8 p.m.
Saturdays at 8 p.m. and 10:30 p.m.

Audiences can laugh it up at the luxury hotel on non-event days with 10 of the city’s best comedians as they perform eight minutes each for the ultimate night out! Each ticket includes one drink and can be purchased here.

Park Bench Events:
The popular dueling piano bar and live music venue has announced a line-up of live shows this month, in addition to its DJ party and Karaoke Wednesday at Park Bench programming. Visit parkbenchbattery.com/calendar for more information.

  • Cinco De Mayo Celebration
    Wednesday, May 5 at 9 p.m.
  • 90 Proof Band
    Friday, May 7 at 10 p.m.
  • Nick Bryant One Man Band Acoustic Show
    Tuesday, May 11 at 10 p.m.
  • Caleb Little Acoustic Jam
    Wednesday, May 12 at 10 p.m.
  • Rockin’ Roundup Band
    Friday, May 14 at 8 p.m.
  • 3-Player Rockin Dueling Piano Show
    Saturday, May 15 at 7 p.m.
  • Nick Bryant One Man Band Acoustic Show
    Monday, May 17 at 10 p.m.
  • Rickey T. Cole Acoustic/Electric Duo
    Tuesday, May 18 at 10 p.m.
  • John David Hilliard Piano/Multi-instrument
    Wednesday, May 19 at 10 p.m.
  • Corbette Jackson
    Thursday, May 20 at 10 p.m.
  • Clay Barker Band
    Saturday, May 22 at 10 p.m.
  • The Punchline Comedy featuring Headliner Mike Speenberg
    Tuesday, May 25 at 7:30 p.m.
  • Elija Borders Band
    Friday, May 28 at 10 p.m.
  • 3-Player Rockin Dueling Piano Show
    Saturday, May 29 at 7 p.m.

Coca-Cola Roxy Events:
The Battery Atlanta’s iconic concert venue is back! This month, Coca-Cola Roxy brings country, blues and heavy metal artists to the stage. Review enhanced venue safety guidelines here.

  • Rumors: A Fleetwood Mac Tribute
    Saturday, May 1 at 8 p.m.
  • Drake White
    Thursday, May 6 at 8 p.m.
  • Corey Smith
    Friday, May 7 at 8 p.m.
    Saturday, May 8 at 8 p.m.
  • Muscadine Bloodline
    Friday, May 28 at 8 p.m.
    Saturday, May 29 at 8 p.m.

An up-to-date list of restaurant and retailer happenings is available on the website. Details and hours of operation are subject to change. Visitors are asked to follow public safety guidelines while on property.

ACC SPRING FLING 2021

Posted by Liz and John Attaway, 5/5/21

Alpharetta City Center

Sunday, May 16th Noon to 2 pm

Tickets here.

The first-ever ACC SPRING FLING fashion show & brunch is here! On May 16th, from 12-2 p.m. experience, a taste of some of the best brunch bites & beverages AND enjoy an unforgettable runway display featuring seasonal trends from some of their retail neighbors.
ACC Spring Fling tickets are $45 and include front row seating, six food-tasting tickets, and a swag bag of ACC goodies. A portion of the proceeds will also benefit @nfcchelp. Head to @alphacitycenter to purchase tickets through the link in bio.

2021 NIGHT OF SPECTACLES

Posted by Liz and John Attaway, 4/21/21

Evening Under The Stars

In Person and Virtual Event

Thursday, May 13 6pm

In Person: Pietra Luxury in Stone, Chamblee, GA

The Georgia Lions Lighthouse Foundation is excited to announce plans for our annual Night of Spectacles, an evening “Under the Stars” on Thursday, May 13, 2021, as we celebrate local healthcare heroes, frontline medical staff and personnel involved in seeing us through the Covid-19 pandemic. This event will be a hybrid event – limited to 225 participants at PIETRA Luxury in Stone, located in Chamblee Georgia, as well as a virtual event allowing supporters across the State of Georgia (and other locations) to participate. The Live In-Person at PIETRA Luxury in Stone event will provide an opportunity for community leaders to network while raising critical funds to support the GLLF mission. This is in addition to the eye glass and hearing aid help to local Georgians.

The in-person event (limited attendance capacity and safety precautions will be enforced) will be held at Pietra Luxury in Stone in Chamblee, GA:

  • Virtual Event Tickets will be $25 – allowing you to participate in a silent auction, experience an interactive event program and will be eligible to win door prizes.
  • In-Person tickets will be $150/person (features live program, heavy hors d’oeuvres, drinks).  Attendance capacity will be limited for the In-Person event.

About:

Night of Spectacles (NOS) began as a way for the Lighthouse to meet growing patient services funding needs while engaging stakeholders and donors throughout Georgia. The event will support the fundraising needs of patients throughout Georgia who are underinsured or noninsured with vision, vision surgery and hearing programs. The fundraising goal for this year’s Night of Spectacles event is $100,000.

Information/tickets

WILDWOOD REVIVAL PRESENTS ‘INTO THE WILDWOOD’ SUMMER CONCERT SERIES, IN ATHENS, GEORGIA

Posted by Liz and John Attaway, 4/17/21

The Socially Distanced Series Kicks Off With Old Crow Medicine Show, May 28, 2021 at Cloverleaf Farm
General Admission, Premium, and VIP Tickets Options on Sale Now
After a tumultuous year, the team behind Wildwood Revival is bringing a new concept to help remind fans of the curated gathering that has been converging upon Cloverleaf Farm for the past six years. Into the Wildwood Summer Concert Series is a safe and socially distanced live music experience that will be taking place beginning May 28th, with Old Crow Medicine Show. Focused on friends and family enjoying live music at a quality and in a community that fans have become accustomed to at a Wildwood Revival event, each concert will feature a popular artist in Country, Rock, or Alternative music. As an added bit of news, dates for Wildwood Revival 2021 have also been revealed and will be beckoning fans to get out of the city October 8 – 10.
Following State of Georgia and CDC guidance on outdoor gatherings, Into the Wildwood will be diligently working to ensure
 the safety of fans, artists, and staff. The event will be following full health and safety protocols in accordance with local standards. Fans will be able to enjoy the evening within their private pod, which will be available for parties of two or four, with a designated space between each pod to provide further distance. Complete safety information can be found at www.WildwoodRevivial.com.
Into the Wildwood will also feature a Chef that fans can either purchase meals in advance or order onsite.  There will also be multiple beverage options, including cold craft beers from Creature Comforts Brewing Co, which fans can use to fill up stylish drinkware options from YETI.
All tickets for the May 28th date of Into the Wildwood Revival are on sale now, starting at $65 per person plus fees for pods of two and four. Premium tickets, including seating directly behind the first two rows of VIPs and are available starting at $85 per person plus fees. VIP Pods with designated seating in the first two rows of the concert space also include access to the VIP lounge, food and cocktail experiences, and private restrooms. Individual tickets are not available, and pods must be purchased as a whole.  For pod options and to purchase tickets, visit www.WildwoodRevival.com. Into the Wildwood Summer Concert Series is an all-ages event. Stay connected via Instagram and Twitter at @wildwoodrevival and Facebook at www.facebook.com/wildwoodrevival.