The Fox Theatre Institute’s “Revival” concert next month has slotted in Atlanta blues rocker Michelle Malone to join Drive-By Truckers, Drivin N Cryin and Dodd & The Councilmen featuring Bill Berry of R.E.M.
Malone, who released her latest barnburner, “Slings and Arrows,” last year, is renowned for her fiery live performances.
The Sept. 13 show will be hosted by Drivin N Cryin frontman Kevn Kinney and include three auction elements to help raise money for Georgia’s historic theaters and the Fox Theatre Institute’s educational outreach programs.
Fans can participate in a silent auction currently available online. Participants can access the auction portal by texting REVIVAL” to 243725. Items include all-access passes to the Atlanta Film Festival, a chef’s dinner for two at Staplehouse and tickets to Jazz Fest at the Plaza paired with a one-night stay at The Lodge on Lake Oconee.
Those who register will be automatically entered to win a pair of tickets to see the Avett Brothers in November, including access to the Marquee Club and a stay at the Georgian Terrace the night of the show. The silent auction will end Sept. 13 at 11:59 p.m.
A live auction – the “Fund-A-Mission” – will take place on the Fox stage to raise money for FTI’s educational component, “Fox in a Box,” which teaches Georgia students about the history of the Fox Theatre. Fans can set up an account in advance of the concert by also texting “REVIVAL”to 243725.
Patrons of the Marquee Club – admission is a $55 add-on or free for members – will have exclusive bidding access to six items, such a private four-course dinner for 12 on the Fox Theatre stage and signed memorabilia, prior to the concert’s 7 p.m. kickoff.
Tickets for “Revival” are $35-$75 and can be purchased at www.foxtheatre.org, at the Fox Theatre Ticket office (660 Peachtree St. NE in midtown Atlanta) and by calling 1-855-285-8499.