Concerts: Lauryn Hill, a Who, Heart, NasNov 01
Nancy Wilson (right) and Ann Wilson of Heart, shown here during New York’s Beacon Theatre in October, will play a Fox Theatre on Wednesday, Nov. 7. Photo: Getty Images
Grant Hart, Ray Dafrico
Hart was a drummer for successful Minnesota punk contingent Husker Du and was also one of a band’s songwriters, along with guitarist Bob Mould. His solo career has been most some-more spasmodic than that of his former bandmate; he’s expelled usually 3 albums underneath his possess name given Husker Du disbanded in 1987. He also shaped a rope Nova Mob, that expelled dual albums in a early ’90s. The initial Nova Mob album, “The Last Days of Pompeii,” competence be a best of Hart’s tiny yet gem-filled post-HD catalog, and it was reissued with an stretched lane list in 2010. Dafrico played guitar in a Nightporters, one of a Atlanta underground’s best bands of a ’80s. He went on to form Kathleen Turner Overdrive, Kickstand and other bands.
8 p.m. Nov. 2. $10. 529, 529 Flat Shoals Ave., Atlanta. 404-228-6769.
Motion City Soundtrack
It looks like Motion City Soundtrack is on a verge of a vital breakthrough, regulating a large bag of tricks pressed with classical cocktail hooks, lissome keyboard flourishes and guitars that rumble and jangle. In 2010, this Minneapolis quintet done a vital tag entrance with “My Dinosaur Life,” a 40-minute teenage uproar done by 20-somethings that apparently was desirous by tourmates Weezer and writer Mark Hoppus’ rope Blink-182. Despite stellar reviews, it wasn’t a large breakthrough that Columbia Records was anticipating for and a rope was forsaken by a label. That hasn’t kept a rope down, though. This year’s “Go,” that has been praised roughly as rarely as a predecessor, “My Dinosaur Life,” was expelled on a band’s possess Boombox Generation tag by a partnership with Epitaph. With Jukebox a Ghost.
7 p.m. Nov. 2. $19 in advance. The Masquerade, 695 North Ave. N.E., Atlanta. 404-577-8178.
The English Beat
The English Beat (just a Beat in a U.K.) began as one of a second-generation ska bands — along with a Specials, Madness, a Selecter and others — in a arise of punk in a late ’70s. Like many of a contemporaries, a rope combined elements over straight-ahead ska over a strange five-year, three-album lifespan, crafting noted tunes such as “Save It for Later, “ “I Confess” and “Mirror in a Bathroom.” The stream chronicle of a rope is led by strange frontman Dave Wakeling.
8:30 p.m. Nov. 2. $22.50; $20 advance. Variety Playhouse, 1099 Euclid Ave. N.E., Atlanta. 404-524-7354.
Nas, Lauryn Hill
Provocative and low-pitched rapper Nas earnings on a heels of a new album, “Life Is Good,” that was during slightest partially desirous by Marvin Gaye’s “Here, My Dear.” That manuscript was expelled in a arise of a sour divorce and a deduction from it were partial of a divorce settlement. Gaye used a manuscript to criticism on a matrimony and divorce. In Nas’ case, a divorce in doubt is his separate from RB star Kelis (“Milkshake”). “Life Is Good” isn’t a dissertation on their relationship, yet marks such as “Bye Baby” and “Cherry Wine,” that includes vocals from a late Amy Winehouse, clearly anxiety it. It’s been 12 years given former Fugees member Hill done her solo entrance with “The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill.” It debuted during No. 1, sole some-more than 8 million copies and won 5 Grammys, including manuscript of a year. And it’s still her usually studio album. In a years since, there has been a live album, a ephemeral Fugees reunion, and spasmodic and spasmodic peculiar appearances, yet 2010 saw an uptick in activity and reports that she was recording again. In 2011, a uncover during Center Stage got started so late and desirous such catastrophic hum that she returned a few months after to make it adult to a fans. Don’t be astounded if we have to wait for her again. At a date in Dallas Monday, Nas’ set finished during 10:30 p.m. and Hill took a theatre during 12:15 a.m., according to a Dallas Observer.
8:30 p.m. Nov. 2. $59.50-$69.50. Tabernacle, 152 Luckie St. N.W., Atlanta. 404-659-9022.
Alabama internal Powell, of multi-platinum-selling Atlanta Christian stone party Third Day, will perform song from his new self-titled solo debut, that finds him in a nation mood. It’s a sundry set that gives him a possibility to try his low-pitched roots and take his absolute voice into new territory. Read our talk with Powell.
8:30 p.m. Nov. 3. $22.50; $20 advance. Variety Playhouse, 1099 Euclid Ave. N.E., Atlanta. 404-524-7354.
Gary Sinise and a Lt. Dan Band
Actor Sinise (“CSI: NY,” “Forrest Gump”) brings his rope to city for a unison that kicks off fundraising efforts to build “smart homes” for a span of internal infirm veterans, Army SFC Michael Schlitz and Marine Cpl. Todd Love. Check out our story on a effort and about a dual group who a unison will help.
7 p.m. Nov. 3. $39.50-$59.50. Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre, 2200 Encore Parkway, Alpharetta. 404-733-5010.
One of Brazil’s biggest vital musicians, Gil was a primary inciter of a Tropicalia transformation in Brazilian song in a late ’60s. He was deemed such a hazard to a country’s troops care during a time that he and associate low-pitched powerhouse and visit co-operator Caetano Veloso were banished to London. Gil and Veloso returned in a early 1970s and have continued recording and behaving frequently while enjoying augmenting recognition and change outward Brazil.
7 p.m. Nov. 4. $42-$68. Rialto Center for a Arts during Georgia State University, 80 Forsyth St., Atlanta.
In 1997, Pete Townshend, Roger Daltrey, John Entwistle and a tiny army of other musicians played a group’s early ’70s classical “Quadrophenia” manuscript from start to finish during Lakewood Amphitheatre. It was a stirring and absolute night of music, demonstrating that a Who still packaged a belt onstage. Now, 15 years later, they’re doing it again, yet this time but a late Entwistle, who died in 2002.
7:30 p.m. Nov. 5. $59.50-$129.50. Gwinnett Arena, 6400 Sugarloaf Parkway, Duluth. 770-813-7500.
After spending a brief time as a Lovemongers, a Wilson sisters have been trade as Heart again for usually over a decade. More than 30 years after they initial appeared, “Barracuda, “ “Magic Man” and “Crazy on You” still send a chill adult a spine.
7:30 p.m. Nov. 7. $39.5-$59.50. Fox Theatre, 660 Peachtree St. N.E., Atlanta. 404-881-2100.
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