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Rhythm & Brews 2019

Date: Saturday, October 26th

Time: 5:30 pm

About: Reynolds Lake Oconee and OPAS (Oconee Performing Arts Society) are excited to present the third annual Rhythm & Brews Festival. The festival will kick off at 5:30 p.m. on Oct. 26 at Reynolds Lake Oconee’s historic Sandy Creek Barn. Headlining the 2019 festival are five world-renowned rock stars, including Scott Stapp of Creed, Jason Scheff of Chicago, Emmerson Hart of Tonic, Matt Scannell of Vertical Horizon and Don Barnes of .38 Special. Each veteran musician will be accompanied by the Nashville-based band SIXWIRE. General admission is $150 and includes access to the craft beer and wine tasting, concert and shuttle service. For guests seeking the ultimate Rhythm & Brews experience, VIP tickets are available for $250 and include general admission access plus exclusive VIP amenities including a tasting experience inside the Sandy Creek Barn with special wine offerings, a VIP hospitality suite at the concert with complimentary food offerings, a dedicated cash bar and comfortable seating that includes a reserved seat during the concert. The beer and wine garden will provide more than 30 craft selections for tasting and several award-winning food trucks will be on-site to provide culinary pairings.

More Information:

https://www.opas.org/rhythm-brews

SIXTH ANNUAL SAINTS AND SINNERS BALL

Posted by Liz and John Attaway, 10/6/19

Halloween Bash Featuring The Glorious Sons, Badflower, and Weathers and With Drink Specials, Surprises and Much More!  
Saturday October 26, 2019 Beginning at 8 p.m.   
 
Atlanta, GA–  Spooky surprises lurk around every corner this Halloween when ALT  105.7 and Park Tavern join forces again to bring this devilish tradition alive  at the sixth annual Saints & Sinners Ball on Saturday, October 26, 2019.  Kicking off  at 8 p.m., saints and sinners alike are invited to descend upon Park Tavern in their most hauntingly sexy costumes for this annual Halloween bash. Featuring electrifying live music performances by The Glorious Sons, Badflower, and Weathers,  the high-energy night will also feature themed drink specials and plenty of  spooktacular surprises.  For ages 21 and up, tickets are available starting at  $20, plus applicable fees, at  www.bigtickets.com/events/radio1057/saints-and-sinners-park-tavern-oct-26-2019. Park Tavern is located in the heart of Midtown on the corner of 10th Street and Monroe overlooking Piedmont Park and the Midtown skyline

INAUGURAL NIGHT MARKET AT THE HOME DEPOT BACKYARD

Posted by Liz and John Attaway, 9/29/19

Thursday, October 3rd at 6 pm

Mercedes-Benz Stadium

Info here.

The Home Depot Backyard at Mercedes-Benz Stadium hosts its inaugural Night Market.  This Night Market will consist of live music, specialty cocktails from beverage experts like Kellie Thorn from the Hugh Acheson Restaurant Group and delectable dishes from Atlanta area favorites like Nick Leahy from AIX and Tin Tin, Conner Slewitzke from Gracious Plenty, Kevin Outz from The Spotted Trotter and Howard Hsu from Sweet Auburn BBQ. Guests will also be able to shop the indie artists market curated by the Indie Craft Experience, taste Shake Shack’s signature Backyard burger and sample dishes from Kyma, a contemporary seafood tavern. Official sponsors include – Bulleit Bourbon, Captain Morgan, Don Julio tequila and Creature Comforts. This evening experience is free and open to the public and guests can purchase a food and beverage package which includes three hearty food samplings and two crafted drinks for $25.

The vision of Mercedes-Benz Stadium was to create a more connected and accessible downtown area for the city of Atlanta and its surrounding communities. On the first Thursday of every month until December, The Home Depot Backyard will host a Night Market in the heart of downtown Atlanta, offering residents an opportunity to gather for a fun, cultural food and beverage experience.

There are two more nights in November and December. Check out the above link for the next Night Market.

Grant Park Summer Shade Festival 2019

Date: Saturday, August 24th and Sunday, August 25th

Time: Noon

About: The Grant Park Conservancy has revealed the live music lineup and schedule for the 17th annual Grant Park Summer Shade Festival on Saturday, August 24 and Sunday, August 25, 2019. Earning a reputation as a must-attend event to see some of the hottest up-and-coming bands, local talent and notable favorites, festival goers are invited to watch two days of nonstop high-energy performances. Featuring a diverse lineup for all tastes, 2019 artists include Blair Crimmins, Stripped, Cicada Rhythm, Common Ground, Old Ceremony, Mafia do Samba, ASH, R.A.H and many more. Produced by and benefiting the Grant Park Conservancy, the 2019 Grant Park Summer Shade Festival is open to all ages and free to attend. In addition to the impressive music lineup, this year’s festival will also have an expansive artist market, a Kids Zone presented by Grant Park Parents Network, the annual Adams Realtors Run for the Park 5K, a diverse selection of local food trucks, wine, frosty beers, craft cocktails and more. Additionally, tickets are now available for the exclusive VIP Lounge. Attendees are invited to relax in a private tent and enjoy complimentary food from a local caterer, premium wines, Monday Night Brewing craft beer, and the Signature Summer Shade Cocktail served in a souvenir cup. Guests are also invited to enjoy private, air-conditioned restrooms, misting stations, lounge seating.  Both single day and weekend VIP tickets are available for purchase at www.summershadefestival.org/vip.

More Information:

http://www.summershadefestival.org/

Ninth Annual Piedmont Park Arts Festival

Date: Saturday, August 17th to Sunday, August 18th

Time: Varies by day

About: Consistently recognized as one of the best outdoor festivals in Atlanta, the Piedmont Park Arts Festival will return to the picturesque park in the heart of Midtown for its ninth year on Saturday, August 17 and Sunday, August 18, 2019. A favorite for all ages, the two-day, family-friendly event will feature approximately 250 painters, photographers, sculptors, leather and metalwork artisans, glass blowers, jewelers and crafters. Festival goers are also invited to enjoy artist demonstrations, live acoustic music, an expansive artist market, children’s play area, festival foods and beverages, games and much more. The event is free to attend and dogs are welcome.

More Information:

http://piedmontparkartsfestival.com/