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2 Great Hip Hop Festivals this Week!


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8 Great Fall Festivals This Weekend


  1. Oktoberfest Atlanta ATLANTA’S BIGGEST GERMAN-THEMED PARTY  Put on your lederhosen and join  Oktoberfest Atlanta in Brookhaven! On Saturday, September 30th   (1 to 6 p.m.) enjoy a variety of deliciously cold beers, German food, live music, and an abundance of games and Oktoberfest themed activities!
  2. Georgia Blues & Roots Festival  features a dozen artists including Tinsley Ellis and Bernard Allison at Mable House Barnes Amphitheatre in Mableton. Dance lessons and harmonica workshop also available! September 30, 2017  (1 to 10:30 p.m.)
  3. Lilburn Beer & Wine Fest    September 30, 2017 (1 to 5 p.m.)  This event will feature over 100 beers and ciders from Local Atlanta and Georgia breweries, as well as some great breweries from around the country.  There will also be 25+ Wines in many varietals including Sparkling options, Roses, Reds and Whites. There will also be live music. Tickets include entry, entertainment, souvenir cup, and all beer, wine and cider samples.  Designated Driver tickets will be available at the gate only for $15.  This is a 21 and up event, no kids, no babies, no pets. Rain or Shine, no refunds.  Free bottled water for everyone.
  4. Bridgefest September 30, 2017 (12 to 8 p.m.) The City of Stockbridge’s annual Arts and Crafts “Bridgefest” Festival will be everything from musical and creative to cultural and even delicious. Bridgefest will be taking place on Saturday, September 30, from noon to 8 p.m. The festival is free, and will be held on the big lawn next to Stockbridge City Hall. On the same day, the city will also be hosting a community health fair in the Ted Strickland Community Center from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. The festival will also include Hispanifest, live entertainment, arts and craft vendors, food vendors, and even a children’s area.
  5. Alpharetta Brew Moon Octoberfest    September 30, 2017 (6:30 to 11 p.m.)  Gather your friends and celebrate fall with beer, wine and delicious food from some of Alpharetta’s best restaurants. Enjoy live music from Old School Band from 6:30 -8pm and Band X from 8:30 – 11pm.  Please bring your own chair. Backpacks are not allowed.
  6. Sweet Auburn Music Fest   September 30 – Oct. 1, 2017  Are you looking for a weekend with Fun Filled Entertainment – Live Music, Good Food, National Artist and Celebrities – ALL FREE! The Sweet Auburn Music Fest is what you’ve been waiting for. Witness one of the most amazing music festivals to hit Atlanta and the Southeast. If you’re looking for a perfect blend of music, people, food, entertainment and culture, welcome home. From upcoming hip hop acts, to timeless R&B & Gospel stars, to Rap veterans, to Alternative Greats, the Sweet Auburn Music Fest has it all. It is a family gathering of Food, Fun and Music. What everyone loves. Enjoy the international food court, art vendors, small business owners and socialize with all the people from throughout the Southeast. No other upcoming shows or music festivals in Atlanta compares to the experience you will have.
  7. Fall Fest September 30 – Oct. 1, 2017.  This year marks the 17th anniversary of  Fall Fest in Candler Park, a two-day celebration of music, art, family and kicked off with a 5k race and a tour of homes.  It’s events like this that make people really fall for the charm of Candler Park and all that the Intown Atlanta communities have to offer.  Fall Fest is FREE!
  8. Duluth Fall Festival  September 30 – Oct. 1, 2017 features 250 booths of art, crafts and food, plus entertainment, a carnival, a parade 10 a.m. Sat., and a 5K race Sun. at Duluth Town Green.

Theatre and Film This Week

  1. Inner-city musical September 28 – Oct. 8, 2017 Holler if Ya Hear Me is a jukebox musical featuring the rap music of Tupac Shakur, telling a “story of racism, poverty, crime, violence, community, and redemption” [Hollywood Reporter] at Southwest Arts Center.
  2. Dramatic play September 28 – Oct. 1, 2017 The Glass Menagerie by Tennessee Williams is the haunting story of an overbearing mother, her poetic son, and shy daughter, living lives of illusion in the Depression at Marietta’s New Theatre in the Square.
  3. Romantic comedy September 28 – Oct. 15, 2017  Sense & Sensibility is based on Jane Austen’s novel about the Dashwood sisters (reserved & practical Elinor and passionate & romantic Marianne) and their love interests at Synchronicity Theatre.
  4. Film festival September 28 – Oct. 8, 2017  This 30th year of Out On Film, we are extending the length of the festival 3 days longer at 3 different venues so we can bring you even more great LGBT programming!


Another Eclectic Weekend of Fun!

  1.  North Georgia State Fair  September 21 – Oct. 1, 2017 has rides, fair food, animals, and country/Christian concerts in Marietta. Expect lines.
  2. The Cheese Fest Atlanta at Historic Fourth Ward Park  September 23, 2017 (1 to 8 p.m.) Taste samples from cheese and artisan food producers, taste grilled cheese entries, visit the cash bar, and hear live music.  Kids 12 and younger free.
  3. East Atlanta Strut  September 23, 2017 includes five stages of live music and comedy, a wacky parade at 2 p.m., an artists’ market, kids’ village, and food vendors at Glenwood Ave. SE & Flat Shoals Ave. SE. Free.
  4. Fall Folklife Festival  September 23 – 24, 2017 has local artists demonstrating blacksmithing, beekeeping, woodworking, and cooking; local musicians playing folk and bluegrass music; and food with a cash bar at Atlanta History Center.
  5.  Atlanta Zine Fest  September 23 – 24, 2017 has vendors, guest speakers, and workshops at Murmur. Free. A zine is a cheap, self-published, underground publication.
  6. Atlanta Streets Alive, September 24, 2017 (2 to 6 p.m.) Downtown Atlanta
    has free entertainment and activities for all ages. It happens on Peachtree Street & Broad Street (from 17th Street in the north to Mitchell Street in the south).


Imagine Music Festival

Imagine Music Festival features multiple stages of dance music at Atlanta Motor Speedway, with camping available nearby.

Georgia’s leading dance, music and arts event goes down at Atlanta Motor Speedway over September 22 – 24, and it’s doing it up right this year!

Imagine 2017 boasts a totally stacked, heavy-hitting lineup featuring headliners Above & Beyonddeadmau5TiestoPretty Lights (live), Big GiganticSTS9Claude VonStroke, and Gorgon City . That’s just scratching the surface on all the talented artists performing next month, and only one aspect of the Imagine experience.

Whether you want to practice yoga, play soccer, chill at the pool, get down at the silent disco, or simply connect with fellow attendees, Imagine has a program for anything you might be looking for!


For more information click here!

A Festival for Everyone This Weekend!



  1. Suwanee Fest Watch a small-town parade (Saturday 9 a.m.)  at Town Center Park in Suwanee. A high note of Suwanee Fest is the outstanding talent that performs in Town Center Park. On the stage and throughout the park, you will find dance groups, acrobats, solo artists, bands, and other exhibition groups with diverse backgrounds. Suwanee Fest exhibitors offer a variety of hand-crafted items and delicious delights. Festival exhibitors include fine artists, talented craftspeople, food vendors who have a flair for flavor, and generous sponsors. Parking is unavailable at Town Center on Suwanee Fest, and traffic in the Town Center area can be congested throughout the day. Please plan on taking the free shuttle bus for a hassle-free Suwanee Day parking experience.
  2.  Marietta Streetfest:  Shop for arts and crafts (0ver 75 exhibits), hear grassroots music (Saturday 3-9 pm and Sunday 1-5 pm), see classic cars on Saturday, visit the kids’ activity zone and shop at the farmer’s market in Glover Park. Free Admission!
  3. Japanfest  at Infinite Energy Center in Duluth: features Japanese drumming, dance, martial arts, kimonos, bonsai, kids’ games, vendors, food, beer, and tea. Saturday 10-6 and Sunday 10-5.  Tickets $10 children under 6 free!
  4. Ocmulgee Indian Celebration and Pow Wow September 16-17, 2017 at the Ocmulgee National Monument in Macon, Georgia.  The Ocmulgee Indian Celebration & Pow Wow, held the third weekend each September,  is the largest Native American gathering in the Southeast as more than 300 craftsmen, dancers, storytellers, living history demonstrators and others with ties to the region return to  Ocmulgee National Monument in Macon.
  5. Bring chairs to the  Happy Days Festival  in Hapeville on Friday for live music and food vendors 7 to 11 p.m. Saturday features a 10:30 a.m. pet parade, an artists’ market, a kids’ zone, food trucks, craft beer, and live music. Free.
  6. The Essence of Belly Dance  Festival September 14-17, 2017 in Atlanta, GA.   An epic weekend of dance with some of the most notable Belly Dance artists in the industry!
  7. Arts in the Heart of Augusta Festival has fine arts and crafts, street entertainers, music and dance on four stages, ethnic food, and a children’s area in Augusta. Children age 10 and younger are free.


Where to go for Music this Week!

The Florence Kopleff Recital Hall Presents:

September 14th at 5PM – The Student Concert is a monthly showcase of the best talent from all of the areas of the School of Music. The concerts typically include singers and instrumentalists in solo performances, chamber music, small ensembles and new compositions.

Woodruff ParkThe Atlanta Blues and International Music Festival

The Atlanta Blues & International Music Festival – A Window To The World will be held Saturday and Sunday September 16th & 17th, 2017. This event takes place in Downtown Atlanta, Georgia at the famous Woodruff Park. This event includes a tribute to Blues and International Music Legends. Thousands are projected to attend. Starts at noon!

Don’t forget Little Five Points Arts Alive!

A free weekly series of outdoor arts events, returns to the heart of Little Five Points! Arts will enliven Findley and Davis Plazas (at the corner of Euclid and Moreland Avenues) every Saturday and Sunday from 5pm-8pm…


Top 5 Picks for Music Lovers This Weekend

  1. One Musicfest  September 8-9 Lakewood Ampitheatre offers a full day of soul, hip-hop, alternative, and rock music from national and local acts.
  2. Atlanta Botanical Gardens September 7 & 8  Garden Party on the 7th invites you to explore the Edible Garden as you stroll with a gin cocktail, hear live music, and watch cooking demonstrations at the Atlanta Botanical Garden. Optional dinner. Concerts in the Garden features national acts. The 8th is Garrison Keillor’s Prairie Home “Love & Comedy” Tour.
  3. 9th Annual Beltline Latern Parade is a glowing procession of light, music, and color that goes from 660 Irwin Street to Piedmont Park. Free. Starts at 630pm.
  4. Little 5 Points Arts Alive offers a variety of local bands and music styles.  September 9 & 10 at Findley & Davis Plazas at the corner of Euclid and Moreland Avenues.  Starts at 5pm.
  5. Don’t forget Sunset Sessions in Piedmont Park on Sunday!




Last Chance this Season: A Night of Improv In the Park !

 Wednesday Night Improv In the Park at Atlantic Station!

Starts At: 8:00PM

Admission is Free!

Atlantic Station is proud to partner with the Whole World Improv Theatre for a summer of laughs. The show kicks off the first Wednesday of each month at 8 p.m. in Central Park.

 If you can’t make it out Wednesday there is still plenty to do at Atlantic Station this weekend!

Friday night enjoy live music from Noah Cothern and the Guys in Ties .

Saturday and Sunday enjoy shopping at the Artist Market.  Don’t forget to cool off with Steel City Pops!

Top 8 Picks for Labor Day Weekend

  1. Get ready for nonstop excitement as Dragon Con takes over downtown Atlanta for Labor Day weekend.  Events start on the 1st and rub through the 4th.  Be sure to catch the parade at 10am on the 2nd on Peachtree Street downtown – it keeps getting bigger and better every year.
  2. Calloway Gardens will be hosting its 19th annual Sky High Hot Air Balloon Festival!   The weekend kicks off with the extraordinary Friday Night Balloon Glow and continues all weekend long.  Saturday is filled with family-friendly events, including live musicbeach activities, a Kids Zone and much more. There’s something for everyone with a classic car show, disc dog demonstrations and entertaining performers.
  3. Go to Marietta for the 31st Annual Art in the Park the 2nd through the 4th from 10am to 5pm.  This free event features local and national artists, a street chalk art display and a children’s art gallery!
  4. Head north to East Ellijay for Smokin’ Up the Mountains.  This new event features a barbecue competition and craft beers.
  5. Rather have Soul Food?  Check out the Taste of Soul next to the Mercedes Benz Stadium.  From 11am to 9pm on the 2nd  admission is free but don’t forget your lawn chairs!  Good food, good music, lots of fun!
  6. Head to Conyers on the 3rd for the 12 annual Caribbean Jerk Festival.  Runs from noon to 10pm – go for the food but stay for the music!
  7. Head to Decatur for their annual Book Festival  that features a book fair and signings, live music, workshops and more.  You can enjoy this festival anytime the 1st through the 3rd.
  8. Last but not least head to Buckhead Kick Off Mania on Friday night. 6pm – 2am the ultimate block party with 13 participating bars!