Happy Friday! Get ready for the weekend ahead by checking out our picks for the best shows and events going on that are being ticketed by us!
Friday Dec. 19, 2014
Blue October @ Jannus Live – St. Petersburg, FL
Blue October, a rock band originally from Houston, TX, formed during the post-grunge boom of the mid-90’s when vocalist/guitarist Justin Furstenfeld began penning angst-ridden rock songs with the help of his brother, drummer Jeremy Furstenfeld, and violinist Ryan Delahoussaye. The band also currently consists of lead guitarist C.B. Hudson and bass guitarist Matt Noveskey. The band has had many Billboard chart-topping hits.
Tickets are $25 in advance, $30 day of show. Doors open at 7pm.
Saturday Dec. 20, 2014
John Berry Christmas Concert @ Mill Town Music Hall – Bremen, GA
Mention his name to just about any country music lover and the response will likely be, “What an awesome vocalist!” John released many popular albums and hits between 1979 and 1994, but it was his stunning performance of the title track of the 1995 CD O Holy Night that led to his most enduring legacy. John Berry began performing a Christmas tour in 1996, and this year will mark his 17th consecutive Christmas concert series. See it live at the beautiful Mill Town Music Hall!
Reserved tickets are $30 in advance, $35 at the door. Premium reserved tickets are $35 in advance, $40 at the door. Show starts at 7:30pm.
A Rockin’ Renegade Holiday @ The State Theatre – Falls Church, VA
Four very eclectic D.C. home grown bands are on the bill of this benefit concert and silent auction holiday extravaganza. Blues, old school punk, neo soul and alternative rock come together on one stage to raise money and awareness for children with cancer and their families in the D.C. Metro Area. 100% of the proceeds from this event will touch the lives of those in the D.C. community. Stillbrave provides non-medical support to children with cancer and their families in the Washington D.C. Metro Area and is a registered 501 (c) 3 non-profit.
Tickets are $30 in advance, $35 day of show. Doors open at 7pm.
Old School Saturday @ The Sheraton Atlanta Hotel – Atlanta, GA
This is the last Old School Saturday of the year! “All Old School Music, All Night, All that!” DJ’s deliver the music we all remember that covers the 80’s and 90’s – nothing newer than that. You’ll love the trip down memory lane as you remember the words and hooks to almost every song, including R&B, hip-hop, house music, reggae and more.
Tickets are $10 – $20. Doors open at 9pm.
Sunday Dec. 21, 2014
Joe Gransden’s Big Band Holiday Show w/ Special Guest Francine Reed @ Eddie’s Attic – Decatur, GA
Joe Gransden’s voice has often been compared to that of Chet Baker and Frank Sinatra. He is from just north of Manhattan, NY and a family full of musicians. He will be joined by legendary singer Francine Reed, who has been a longtime vocal partner with Lyle Lovett, for his Big Band Holiday Show at Eddie’s Attic.
Tickets are $20 in advance, $26 at the door. Doors open at 9:10pm.
Atlanta Ballet’s Nutcracker @ The Fox Theatre – Atlanta, GA
The holiday season begins with the return of Atlanta Ballet’s Nutcracker to The Fox Theatre. It is a fun-filled, magical adventure that continues to thrill audiences. Bring the whole family for an enchanting and memorable evening that keeps the spirit of the holiday season alive!
Tickets are $25 – $131. Showtime is at 7pm.