Push Play on an Alpharetta Music Getaway
Live music is back and Alpharetta’s toe-tappin’, finger snappin’ lineup is heating up! What better time to push play and start planning your getaway to this music-filled destination. From every corner of the city, you can find an acoustic artist crooning, a band jamming or a unique musical experience waiting to be seen and heard. More than 70 concerts and music events await you before the end of October!
ROCK OUT AT AMERIS BANK AMPHITHEATRE
After thirteen years of hosting hit-makers in Alpharetta, this epic 12,000-capacity amphitheatre welcomes its 2021 concert season with all the live tunes we’ve been longing for this year. There’s not a bad seat in the house at this harmonious haven with impeccably manicured greenery and state-of-the-art jumbo screens to ensure you never miss a single second of your favorite drum solo or the lead singer’s signature dance moves. The remaining lineup for the year is sizzlin’ with names like Miranda Lambert, Alanis Morrisette, Chris Stapleton, Willie Nelson, Hall & Oates, Lady A, Brooks & Dunn, Pitbull, and more!
WIRE & WOOD ALPHARETTA MUSIC FESTIVAL
30+ PERFORMERS. SIX STAGES. TWO AWESOME NIGHTS!
Enjoy soulful live music flowing through the streets of Downtown Alpharetta as more than 20 local, regional and national artists perform original songs on six stages on October 8 & 9, 2021 from 5-10PM each night. Festival headliners include Americana musicians Drew Holcomb and the Neighbors as well as Blues vocalist Ruthie Foster. In addition to the six outdoor stages, performers will also croon their tunes at quaint restaurants and businesses throughout Downtown. Listeners will learn about the music as artists share the stories behind their tunes while interacting with the audience. Wire & Wood was selected as one of the Top 20 Events in October 2018 by the Southeast Tourism Society. Free admission.
KICK BACK & GET FUNKY UNDER THE PINES AT MATILDA’S
Reserve a table, pack a picnic and get ready to experience the fabulously funky Southern charm of Matilda’s Music Under the Pines. This open-air venue is nestled under the stars and allows you to hear what a real porch jam session truly sounds like from artists such as Swami Gone Bananas, Michelle Malone and Surrender Hill.
GET JAZZED AT THE VELVET NOTE
The Velvet Note is a beautifully crafted listening room to enjoy exceptional musical talent at the purest vocal and instrumental reception available to a live audience. The venue was a winner of Downbeat Magazine’s Best Jazz Venues Worldwide Award.
HEAR UNIQUE JAMS AT ALPHARETTA MUSIC MATCH
Alpharetta’s Music Match program was created to bring original musicians to local restaurants and venues to create a vibrant music scene year-round in the city. From front stoop sessions at Clothes Horse Men’s Apparel to patio pickin’ at Chiringa, Alpharetta has local music strumming most nights of the week.
FREE TUNES IN THE PARK WITH HOME BY DARK
The Home by Dark at Brooke Street Park Concert Series returns for select Saturdays in 2021 throughout August. Located on the East Lawn behind City Hall, bring a blanket and picnic to enjoy a night of stories, songs, and inspiration you’ll never forget. Free admission.
8/14 – Victoria Banks & Emily Shackelton
8/28 – Tony Arata & Jesse Terry
LIVE IT UP AT AVALON NIGHTS LIVE
Relax and revel in live tunes all summer long with Avalon Nights Live! Unwind after a long week with free live music in Avalon’s Plaza every Friday evening through October 22. Bring your own tailgate chairs and groove the night away!
COME SAIL AWAY AT SURF N TURF CONCERT SERIES
A tidal wave of music has hit Downtown Alpharetta with the Inaugural Surf n Turf Summer Music Series. Bring a blanket or chairs to the Town Green for free live music on select Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays in August.
Make your plans now to push play on our very own Alpharetta music getaway! Book your stay with one click.