D.R.A.M.: 5 concerts to attend in Atlanta in January


D.R.A.M.: 5 concerts to attend in Atlanta in January

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D.R.A.M. performs on The Porch at Spotify House March 15. 03/15/16 Tom McCarthy Jr. for AMERICAN-STATESMAN

Kick off 2017 with some of the most popular artists of 2016.

From D.R.A.M. to Lukas Graham, here are five artists that are worth seeing when they visit Atlanta in January. 

Lukas Graham

Let’s be honest, the last thing most of us want to do heading into the New Year is reflect on the past. For the music lovers who don’t mind a little nostalgia, Lukas Graham will perform at The Tabernacle on Jan. 10. The Danish band released their second studio album, featuring “Mama Said” and “7 Years” in 2015. The latter hit helped the band secure three Grammy nominations.

8 p.m. Jan. 10. $27.95. The Tabernacle, 152 Luckie St., Atlanta. Tabernacleatl.com.


Big Baby D.R.A.M. reached a new career high in 2016 with the success of his single “Broccoli,” featuring Atlanta rapper Lil Yachty. If you’re looking to enjoy a night of joyful hip-hop in January, you’ll want to make sure you attend D.R.A.M.’s show at The Loft on Jan. 14. 

8 p.m. Jan. 14. $20 (in advance), $25 (day of show). The Loft at Center Stage, 1374 West Peachtree St., Atlanta. Centerstage-atlanta.com.

Breaking Benjamin

Rock band Breaking Benjamin is scheduled to perform in Atlanta in January, although news that guitarist Jasen Rauch’s newborn son’s death might derail tour plans. 

The band, known for songs such as “The Diary of Jane,” released their latest album “Dark before Dawn” in 2015.

8 p.m. Jan. 23. $42.50. The Tabernacle, 152 Luckie St., Atlanta. Tabernacleatl.com.

Jacob Latimore

“Collateral Beauty” actor Jacob Latimore is also a singer, who released his debut album “Connection” earlier this year. The R&B singer will perform at The Masquerade on Jan. 24. 

The popular Atlanta venue recently moved to Underground Atlanta’s Kenny’s Alley.

7 p.m. Jan. 24. $15. Masquerade, 75 MLK Jr. Drive, Atlanta. Masqueradeatlanta.com.

Atlanta Symphony OrchestraThe Music of David Bowie

The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra will pay tribute to the late David Bowie on Jan. 20. “Join Conductor Brent Havens, vocalist Tony Vincent and a full rock band on a symphonic musical odyssey that explores the incredible range of David Bowie's music including the hits Space Oddity, Changes, Under Pressure, Heroes, Rebel Rebel, Fame, China Girl and more,” the ASO’s website reads

Bowie died January 10, 2016. 

8 p.m. Jan 20. $29.50-$89.50. Atlanta Symphony Hall,

1280 Peachtree St., Atlanta. atlantasymphony.org.

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