Joan Jett opened for Boston in 2017 and will headline a show at The Fred this summer. Photo: Melissa Ruggieri/AJC
Photo: Melissa Ruggieri/Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Photo: Melissa Ruggieri/Atlanta Journal-Constitution

The Fred 2019 concert lineup includes Joan Jett, Marc Martel, George Thorogood

From radio-friendly pop to classic rock, The Fred in Peachtree City has unveiled a 2019 lineup heavy on nostalgia. 

The 2,500-seat venue – formally known as Frederick Brown Amphitheater – already announced season opener Air Supply (8 p.m. April 13) and Dennis DeYoung and the Music of Styx (8 p.m. May 17).

Added to the series roster are Joan Jett & The Blackhearts (7:30 p.m. June 2); Kool & The Gang (8 p.m. June 15); Spin Doctors and 10,000 Maniacs (8 p.m. July 20); and The Lost ‘80s Live with A Flock of Seagulls, The Motels, The Vapors, Naked Eyes, Bow Wow Wow, Real Life, Boys Don’t Cry and Farrington & Mann (7:30 p.m. Aug. 3).

The non-series concerts are Lisa Kelly (8 p.m. May 11); The Robert Cray Band and Marc Cohn with Blind Boys of Alabama and Shemekia Copeland (7:30 p.m. June 22); The Ultimate Queen Celebration starring Marc Martel (8 p.m. June 29); MJ Live with Electric Avenue: The ‘80s MTV Experience (8 p.m. Aug. 10); and George Thorogood and The Destroyers (8 p.m. Oct. 5). 

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Three additional non-series shows will be announced soon. 

Series ticket package renewals will go on sale at noon March 7, while new series packages will be available at noon March 14. Prices for the six series shows range from $215 (lawn) to $3270 (based on six seats per table). The deadline for series tickets purchase is March 17.

Individual tickets will go on sale at noon March 19. 

All tickets can be purchased at and by calling 1-877-725-8849. Visit the website for details about box office hours. 

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Melissa Ruggieri
Melissa Ruggieri
Atlanta Journal-Constitution staff writer Melissa Ruggieri covers music and entertainment news for the AJC. She remembers when MTV was awesome.