City Winery Atlanta opening postponed

Mavis Staples will play City Winery Atlanta in May. Photo: Akili-Casundria Ramsess/Special to the AJC
Mavis Staples will play City Winery Atlanta in May. Photo: Akili-Casundria Ramsess/Special to the AJC

Credit: Melissa Ruggieri

Credit: Melissa Ruggieri

[Update: The opening of City Winery has been moved to June due to construction delays. The June 4 10,000 Maniacs show is now the first scheduled performance. Management says they are working to reschedule the other shows at a later date. Current ticketholders will receive two complimentary seats to a non-sold out City Winery show of their choosing.]

City Winery Atlanta is rolling out the red carpet for the initial lineup of shows in its 300-capacity live music room.

While the venue will present Lizz Wright at the Buckhead Theatre on Feb. 28, its own concert series launches May 7 with the illustrious Mavis Staples.

Others on the initial rundown include Steve Earle, 10,000 Maniacs, Robby Krieger of The Doors, Amel Glorieux, Todd Snider and Leon Russell.

Tickets for the shows will go on sale March 3. Those with VinoFile memberships can purchase tickets Feb. 25 (memberships can be purchased now at

All City Winery concerts are all ages and start at 8 p.m., unless noted.

Here is the roster so far:

Feb. 28 - City Winery Presents Lizz Wright at The Buckhead Theatre - On Sale Now!

April 17 - Downtown Seder

May 2 - Grand Opening

May 7 - Mavis Staples

May 8 – Amel Larrieux

May 10 - Jay Farrar plays songs of Son Volt's "Trace"

May 12 - Victor Wooten (Featuring Dennis Chambers, Bob Franceschini  & Anthony Wellington)

May 13 – Steve Earle

May 14 - Donna the Buffalo

May 18 - Emerson Hart and David Ryan Harris

May 20 - Paul Thorn Band Acoustic and Electric

May 21 - Dave Barnes

May 26 - The Black Lillies

May 27 - Delta Rae with Liz Longley

May 28 - Will Hoge

June 4 - 10,000 Maniacs

June 10 - Robby Krieger of The Doors

June 11 & July 9 Wasabassco Burlesque

June 15 - Bird Dogs, Everly Brothers Experience

June 16-17 - Todd Snider

June 24 – Andy McKee

June 25 - Tinsley Ellis

June 28 - David Broza

July 7-8 - Leon Russell

July 14 – asleep at the wheel

Coming later in 2016 - Sarah Watkins, Jackopierce, Phil Vassar

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