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Posted: 8:08 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013

First batch of artists announced for Chastain concerts series 

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Alan Jackson at Kicks Country Fair
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Jackson interacts with the folks down front as he performs his 1994 No. 1 hit "Gone Country" at the Kicks Country Fair in 2012. The Newnan native will get this year's Chastain Concert Series going in April.

By Shane Harrison

[Updated: Heart with Jason Bonham's Led Zeppelin Experience and Harry Connick Jr. have been added to the lineup.]

Spring is on its way and so is the outdoor concert season. Today, we have the first announcement from Live Nation’s Chastain Park Aamphitheatre Concert Series.

This diverse list of artists, from Alan Jackson to Smashing Pumpkins to Josh Groban, will be joined by two more in the coming weeks in the A series (B series will be announced later).

Going on sale Sunday, March 3, tickets for the full series or any combination of two or more shows will be available online at  or charge by phone by calling Chastain Tickets at 404-233-2227.


April 26: Alan Jackson, Tate Stevens (non-table set-up)

May 4: Willie Nelson & Family,  Aaron Lewis

May 10: Smashing Pumpkins with special guest (non-table set-up)

May 30: Daryl Hall & John Oates

June 10: Sting (non-table set-up)

June 14: Indigo Girls, Joan Baez    

June 20: Heartbreaker Tour: Heart with special guest Jason Bonham's Led Zeppelin Experience

July 7:  Harry Connick Jr.

Aug. 18: An Evening with Josh Groban

Two more shows will be added to the series at a later date.

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