Tim McGraw and Faith Hill’s rescheduled show: 5 things to do this weekend in Atlanta

April 20, 2017
LAS VEGAS, NV - APRIL 02: Recording artists Tim McGraw (L) and Faith Hill attend the 52nd Academy Of Country Music Awards at Toshiba Plaza on April 2, 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

The Atlanta Hawks advancing to the NBA Eastern Conference Playoffs is certainly great news, but for country music fans it may have caused a change in their Saturday night plans. 

Philips Arena will now host the Hawks’ Game 3 against the Washington Wizards, meaning Tim McGraw and Faith Hill’s highly anticipated concert has been postponed. 
Atlanta fans won’t have to wait long to see country music’s power couple, however. The show will take place on Sunday, one day later than originally planned. 

If you’re not interested in the Hawks or attending a country concert, that’s OK. 

Here are a few other suggestions for things to do throughout metro Atlanta this weekend:


Based on the popular novel of the same title, the Tony Award-winning play “Matilda” will head to Fox Theatre later this month for eight shows, starting April 18. 

Times vary. Through 23. $33.50-$128.50. Fox Theatre, 660 Peachtree St., Atlanta. foxtheatre.org. 

Georgia Tech’s Earth Day celebration 

Georgia Tech’s 20th Earth Day celebration will feature numerous free shopping opportunities for families. Munch on free organic popcorn while participating in a clothing swap, perusing a display of alternative fuel vehicles and shopping at the Green Market. Bring your old electronics to this event so that they can be recycled.  

10 a.m.-3 p.m. April 21. Free. Tech Walk, 350 Ferst Drive, Atlanta. Earthday.gatech.edu

Sweetwater 420 Festival 

Athens-based band Widespread Panic and the Trey Anastasio Band will headline this year’s SweetWater 420 Fest in Centennial Olympic Park.

From Trombone Shorty and Orleans Avenue to Atlanta-based DJ Thrice Groove, the three-day festival will feature a variety of established and rising artists.

1-11 p.m. Friday, noon-11 p.m. Saturday, noon-10 p.m. Sunday. April 21-23. $138 (three-day pass), $56-$66 (single-day pass). Centennial Olympic Park, 265 Park Ave., Atlanta. Sweetwater420fest.com

Tim McGraw and Faith Hill

Country music power couple Tim McGraw and Faith Hill will bring their “Soul2Soul The World Tour 2017” to Philips Arena on April 23. The tour takes place a decade after the “Soul2Soul II Tour.” This is Hill’s first time touring since then. 

7:30 p.m. April 23. $25-$386. Philips Arena, 1 Philips Drive, Atlanta. philipsarena.com.

Todrick Hall

Broadway and popular YouTube star Todrick Hall will bring his animated personality to Atlanta as a part of his “Straight Outta Oz” tour. Enjoy a night of song and choreography at the Atlanta Symphony Hall on April 23.

8 p.m. April 23. $28.50-$38.50. Atlanta Symphony Hall, 1280 Peachtree St., Atlanta. Atlantasymphony.org.

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