5 must-see live music shows in Atlanta this week

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While you’re getting back to the hustle and bustle of the week, make sure you put aside some time for yourself. Whether you pick a live music show to go to solo or call up your bestie to hit up every show this week, you deserve a treat! Let’s hop into the shows you should know about this week.

Dawn Richard

You may remember her from the hit show “Making the Band,” season three or you may even know her from the group that formed from the show Danity Kane. Dawn Richard is hitting Terminal West this week. The now solo artist has been making a name for herself ever since and now, we’ll be able to hear the songstress up close and personal!

Location: Midtown - 887 West Marietta St NW STE C; Time: 8 p.m.; Date: Monday, June 12; Admission: From $22; Website: accessatlanta.com

Nita Strauss

Are you ready to rock out with Nita Strauss at Center Stage? The accomplished guitarist not only has toured with Demi Lovato and Alice Cooper but also has a successful solo career.

Location: Midtown – 1374 W Peachtree St NW; Time: 8 p.m.; Date: Wednesday, June 14; Admission: From $24; Website: accessatlanta.com

Duran Duran

The legendary rock band is putting its legacy on full display at State Farm Arena. It’s been decades since they’ve come on the music scene but Duran Duran has continued to deliver hits and nearly sold-out shows, even until this day.

Location: Downtown – 1 State Farm Drive; Time: 7 p.m.; Date: Thursday, June 15; Admission: From $30; Website: accessatlanta.com

Birthday Bash

It’s that time of year again! Hot 107.9 is throwing its annual Birthday Bash concert at State Farm Arena. This year’s lineup includes 21 Savage, GloRilla, Finesse2Tymes, NLE Choppa, Jacquees, Gloss Up and more special guests.

Location: Downtown – 1 State Farm Drive; Time: 7 p.m.; Date: Saturday, June 17; Admission: From $79; Website: accessatlanta.com

Juneteenth Atlanta Parade and Music Festival

Grab your family and friends and get ready to head to the Juneteenth Atlanta Parade and Music Festival at Centennial Olympic Park. The weekend festivities are to celebrate the Juneteenth holiday, which is one of the newest National holidays and the official annual day of observance to celebrate the day of emancipation and independence of ALL Americans.

Location: Downtown - 265 Park Ave W NW Atlanta; Time: Varies; Date: Friday, June 16-18; Admission: Website: juneteenthatl.com

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