5 Unmissable Alternative Concerts in Atlanta this week (Week of 11/15/2021)
Don’t miss any of the best Alternative concerts happening in NYC this week.
Nov 15, 2021 by Kwhen Contributors
Our guide to the best Alternative concerts in Atlanta concerts happening this week is here. From Tokyo Police Club and TobyMac, to Atlanta Symphony Orchestra - Atlanta and Noah Kahan, find all the best concerts in Atlanta with our guides. Want to know the best concerts happening in Atlanta today, this weekend or in the coming months? Use our Atlanta events calendar as your guide to find the best performances to see and grab your tickets!
When & Where
Thu, November 18, 2021, 2:00am
Andy Frasco & The U.N. are an American blues rock band formed in Los Angeles, California, United States in 2007. The band consists of Andrew Frasco, Ernie Chang, Shawn Eckels and a consistently rotating and evolving cast of additional band members to form the U.N. Additional featured members of the U.N. include Daniel Avila, Andee Avila, Supa Man from the band Philosophy of Soul, as well as members of the Kris Lager Band: Kris Lager, Jeremiah Weir, Brandon Miller, John Fairchild. Matt Owen of Eclectic Tuba is the most recent member of the band. To date, the band has released five studio albums Love, You're Just Too Expensive, Road Life Revival, Just a Good Ole Time, Half a Man, and Happy Bastards. In 2017 they released their first live album entiteled "Songs From The Road" which was recorded in August 2016 at the Tucher Blues and Jazz Festival in Bamberg, Germany.
When & Where
Fri, November 19, 2021, 1:00am
Johannes Brahms was a German composer, pianist, and conductor of the Romantic period. Born in Hamburg into a Lutheran family, Brahms spent much of his professional life in Vienna. His reputation and status as a composer are such that he is sometimes grouped with Johann Sebastian Bach and Ludwig van Beethoven as one of the "Three Bs" of music, a comment originally made by the nineteenth-century conductor Hans von Bülow.
James Christopher Gaffigan is an American stand-up comedian, actor, writer, and producer. He was raised in Chesterton, Indiana. His material is often about fatherhood, observations, laziness, and food. He is also regarded as a "clean" comic, using little profanity in his routines. He has had several successful comedy specials, including Mr. Universe, Obsessed, and Cinco, all three of which received Grammy nominations. His memoir, Dad Is Fat and his most recent book, Food: A Love Story, are both published by Crown Publishers. He co-created and starred in a TV Land television series based on his life called The Jim Gaffigan Show.
Franz Liszt was a prolific 19th-century Hungarian composer, virtuoso pianist, conductor, music teacher, arranger, organist, philanthropist, author, nationalist and a Franciscan tertiary.
Carey Hannah Mulligan is a British actress. She made her professional acting debut on stage in the Kevin Elyot play Forty Winks at the Royal Court Theatre in 2004. Her film debut was in the role of Kitty Bennet in Pride & Prejudice, followed by supporting roles in numerous television series, including Bleak House and a Doctor Who episode, "Blink". She made her Broadway debut in The Seagull in 2008 to critical acclaim; her West End performance garnered her an Ian Charleson Commendation Award.
Michele Watley, better known by her stage name Midori, is an American singer, dancer, actress and former pornographic actress. She was inducted into the AVN Hall of Fame in 2009.
The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra is an American orchestra based in Atlanta, Georgia, USA. Robert Spano has been its music director since 2001. The ASO's main concert venue is Atlanta Symphony Hall in the Woodruff Arts Center.
Karina Canellakis is an American conductor and violinist.
Thomas Søndergård is a Danish conductor. Søndergård studied percussion and timpani at the Royal Danish Academy of Music from 1989 to 1992, where his teachers included Gert Mortensen. From 1989 to 1992, Søndergård was a timpanist in the European Union Youth Orchestra. He joined the Royal Danish Orchestra as a timpanist in 1992. He served on the faculty of the Royal Danish Academy of Music from 2001 to 2002.
The Bayreuth Festspielhaus or Bayreuth Festival Theatre is an opera house north of Bayreuth, Germany, built by the 19th-century German composer Richard Wagner and dedicated solely to the performance of his stage works. It is the venue for the annual Bayreuth Festival, for which it was specifically conceived and built. Its official name is Richard-Wagner-Festspielhaus.
Carmina Burana is a scenic cantata composed in 1935 and 1936 by Carl Orff, based on 24 poems from the medieval collection Carmina Burana. Its full Latin title is Carmina Burana: Cantiones profanae cantoribus et choris cantandae comitantibus instrumentis atque imaginibus magicis. It was first performed by the Oper Frankfurt on 8 June 1937. It is part of Trionfi, a musical triptych that also includes Catulli Carmina and Trionfo di Afrodite. The first and last section of the piece are called "Fortuna Imperatrix Mundi" and start with the very well known "O Fortuna".
Robert Spano is an American conductor and pianist. Since 2001 he has been Music Director of the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, and he served as Music Director of the Brooklyn Philharmonic from 1996 to 2004. He is the Music Director of the Aspen Music Festival and School, beginning full-time responsibilities in the 2012 season.
Yo-Yo Ma is a French-born American cellist. Born in Paris, he spent his schooling years in New York City and was a child prodigy, performing from the age of four and a half. He graduated from the Juilliard School and Harvard University and has enjoyed a prolific career as both a soloist performing with orchestras around the world and a recording artist. He has recorded more than 90 albums and received 18 Grammy Awards.
Donald Cameron Runnicles, OBE HonFRSE is a Scottish conductor.
When & Where
Sat, November 20, 2021, 3:00am
Noah Kahan is an American singer-songwriter of folk-infused pop who signed to Republic Records in 2017. Kahan released his first single, "Young Blood" in January 2017 and released four other singles over the course of 2017. Kahan made his television debut in 2018 on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert performing the single "Hurt Somebody". Kahan released his debut Extended Play carrying the same name in January 2018, including an updated version of titular song with fellow Republic Records artist Julia Michaels.
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