During the cozy winter months, a peaceful quiet seems to blanket the world. We tend to appreciate the gentle crackle of a warm fire or revel in the sound of fresh snow crunching underfoot. However, as spring awakens, new sounds emerge. We gain new energy as we hear birds sing, bees buzz, and notice the hum of people getting outside to enjoy the warm weather. Along with these cadences, Alpharetta comes alive to the sound of soul-stirring live music. We’ve missed feeling the rattle of bass in our bones, the thrum of guitar riffs, the kickdrum rumble, the heartbeat of our favorite lyrics belted out to a group of strangers who love the song collectively.
Awesome Alpharetta’s vibrant concert scene is ready for you to tune in and TURN UP! The music has missed you as much as you have missed the music, and now it is time to get together and jam out. Commemorate a return to the melody and magic of live music by visiting these next-level local venues!
Big Vibes at Ameris Bank Amphitheatre
For huge hits and epic energy, Ameris Bank Amphitheatre fits the bill. This 12,000-capacity amphitheater welcomes the 2022 concert season in a major way with chart-toppers like Tim McGraw, The Doobies Brothers, Backstreet Boys, Chicago, Jack Johnson, Rod Stewart, and so many more! Gorgeous greenery, awesome acoustics, and the acts you’ve always wanted to see ensure you have the concert experience of your dreams.
Unforgettable Al Fresco Sets with Home by Dark
The Home by Dark Concert Series has always embodied the belief that a song can change your life. Now, the beloved music experience offers two distinct ways to get lost in the stories and songs that sing to the depths of your soul. The Home by Dark at Brooke Street Park Concert Series, a free favorite for live music lovers, returns for select Saturdays in 2022 during the warm weather months. Head to the East Lawn behind City Hall with a blanket and a picnic in tow to immerse yourself in an evening of beautiful music and behind-the-music tales you truly must hear to believe! For those determined to lock down the best seat possible, the inaugural year of Home by Dark Concerts at Union Hill Park will hit all the right notes. From May through October, this one-of-a-kind live music experience offers serious fans premium table seating under a lovely, covered pavilion surrounded by Union Park’s picturesque trees to make certain the vibes and views are just right.
Next-Level Listening at Avalon Nights Live
As if we didn’t love Fridays enough already, from April 8 through October 21, Avalon Nights Live! gives us one more reason to TGIF. This free live music event comes in hot all summer long at Avalon’s Plaza. All you’ll need is your tailgate chair, your favorite beverage from the surrounding restaurants/bars (we do LOVE an entertainment district!), and a taste for great tunes. Shake off the conference calls and carpool lines in lieu of groove-inducing guitar licks and euphonious vocals. After all, you deserve to relax with an awesome soundtrack!
Rhythm and Revelry at The Velvet Note
Sublime swinging blues tones, superb syncopation, and unmistakably cool energy permeate every square inch of the Velvet Note. Heralded by Downbeat Magazine as the Best Jazz Venue Worldwide, this ultracool Cabaret-style listening room delivers a cozy-chic ambiance that pairs perfectly with pristine acoustics. The result is a truly immersive, intimate experience that allows patrons to feel the music while feeling right at home. Whether you’re in search of an out-of-the-box date night or you simply crave a stylish spot to gather with the girls, The Velvet Note is a must for music and merriment.
If the soundtrack of your life could use a live track or two, Awesome Alpharetta has ample opportunity for cool crooners, country carousers, boy band nostalgia, pop icon energy, and just about every musical genre in between. To push play on your live music escape, book a stay today at one of the area’s 30+ accommodations and get ready to rock!