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Tom Petty likes to bask, as he did at the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival the day before Sunday’s Alpharetta show. Photo credit: AP Photo/The Times-Picayune, Chris Granger In Tom Petty’s world, nothing is hurried. Not the moments between songs when he would swap guitars and pause to sip from a cup on the drum riser. Not his speech pattern when he drawled, “Atlanta, Georgia, it’s good to be back,” two songs into a two-hour show. Not his storytelling, spotlighted on the ever-amusing “Spike.” No, Petty has always taken his time. Even his… >>
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Aerosmith last played Atlanta in 2009 (pictured) at Aaron’s Amphitheatre at Lakewood. Photo credit: Robb Cohen Steven Tyler will use his summer away from “ ” to return to his rightful place – the stage. Aerosmith will hit the road for “The Global Warming Tour,” an 18-city run that parks at July 26, the band’s first Atlanta appearance since 2009. Fellow classic rock hitmakers Cheap Trick will open. In 2010 the band celebrated its 40th anniversary, but Tyler’s choice to join the judging panel of “Idol” last season led to a fractured Aerosmith, particularly with guitarist Joe Perry. Tyler addressed the… >>
What do you think about Aerosmith includes Philips Arena on summer tour?
KISS and Motley Crue will share a tour for the first time since 1982. Photo credit: Scott Kirkland You wanted the loudest…well, you’ll get the loudest with the summer double bill of KISS and Motley Crue. The rockers will embark on a 40-plus city jaunt simply dubbed “THE TOUR” on July 20 in Manassas, Va., and visit Aaron’s Amphitheatre at Lakewood three dates later on July 24. Tickets to the Lakewood date are on sale at 10 a.m. Saturday for $29 (lawn) and $29-$150 (reserved). Those with Citibank credit cards can get a jump on buying, starting at 2 p.m. Wednesday through… >>
What do you think about KISS and Motley Crue prepare to raise the roof this summer…and One Direction comes to town?
Trans-Siberian Orchestra brought a new, massive stage production to >>. Photo credit: Robb Cohen Trans-Siberian Orchestra is either awesomely ridiculous or ridiculously awesome. Your call. But regardless of your feelings toward the group’s bloated bravado, the hair metal underpinnings, the head-spinning spectacle that is presented with the subtlety of a sledgehammer, you can’t deny the TSO allure. Even those who might have been dragged to Philips Arena Friday night for the Christmas show masquerading as a rock opera had to be impressed by the sheer magnitude of a TSO performance, clichéd as it might be. And…