Smashing Pumpkins played Infinite Energy Arena in July 2018. The band returns to the Atlanta area in August. 
Photo: Ryan Fleisher/Special to the AJC
Photo: Ryan Fleisher/Special to the AJC

The Smashing Pumpkins will return to Atlanta for summer concert

Oasis’ Noel Gallagher joins them for the tour

Following their successful 2018 arena tour, The Smashing Pumpkins are heading back on the road this summer with Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds.

The alt-rockers behind ‘90s-era hits “1979” and “Tonight,” Tonight” and the former Oasis leader will visit Ameris Bank Amphitheatre (formerly Verizon Amphitheatre) in Alpharetta at 7 p.m. Aug. 21. They will also be joined by California alt-punk rockers AFI.

Tickets for the show will go on sale at 10 a.m. March 8 via A Citi card pre-sale is available through 10 p.m. March 7 (visit for details).

The Smashing Pumpkins’ “Shiny And Oh So Bright Tour” last year was its first in nearly two decades to feature singer Billy Corgan with original members James Iha and Jimmy Chamberlin. 

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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.