Florida Georgia Line
The hits keep racking up for Tyler Hubbard and Brian Kelley, as their “Can’t Say I Ain’t Country” album returned them to the charts with “Simple” and “Talk You Out of It.” On the road to support the record since May, FGL also surprised fans this summer with an acoustic remake of their 2012 breakthrough smash, “Cruise,” as well as “Talk You Out of It.”
With Dan + Shay, Morgan Wallen and Canaan Smith. 7 p.m. Aug. 31. $93.50-$149. Cellairis Amphitheatre at Lakewood, 2002 Lakewood Way, Atlanta. 1-800-745-3000, livenation.com.
Earlier this month, the Iowa band kicked off an extensive tour to support its recently released sixth album, “We Are Not Your Kind.” In case you need to swig something while listening to your heavy metal, Slipknot is also hawking “No. 9 Iowa Whiskey,” which will be available at its tour stops.
With Volbeat, Gojira and Behemoth. 5:30 p.m. Sept. 3. $39.50-$271. Ameris Bank Amphitheatre, 2200 Encore Parkway, Alpharetta. 1-800-745-3000, ticketmaster.com.
The latest album from the Dire Strait co-founder, “Down the Road Wherever,” includes 14 songs that were inspired by the Scottish musician’s early days with the band, as well as stories about musicians hitchhiking and a man counting down his days at a local diner. Cheery! Along with the new material, Knopfler’s set does include a smattering of Dire Straits songs.
8 p.m. Sept. 4. $62-$115. Cadence Bank Amphitheatre at Chastain Park, 4469 Stella Drive NW, Atlanta. 1-800-745-3000, ticketmaster.com.
Frontman Mike Peters is the sole original member of the Welsh band that made some noise in the '80s with "Strength," "Rain in the Summertime" and "Sold Me Down the River." Peters told the AJC's Rodney Ho that he takes an oral chemo "every day to stay alive" after being diagnosed with leukemia in the mid-1990s. The joy of performing is also still very much alive in Peters. "The band has grown with our audience. We're still in sync with them. It's absolutely everything we hoped for when we started the group in 1981," he said.
With Modern English and Jay Aston’s Gene Loves Jezebel. 7 p.m. Sept 4. $29.50. The Masquerade, 75 M.L.K. Jr. Drive SW, Atlanta. 1-800-745-3000, ticketmaster.com.
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