Atlanta Concerts this week: Future, AC/DC

Brian Johnson and AC/DC come to town on March 8.

Brian Johnson and AC/DC come to town on March 8.



You have to wonder what Prince thinks of the Atlanta rapper dubbing his road run the Purple Reign tour. The past year was good to Future, who landed at the top of the Billboard 200 chart twice — with his third studio album, “DS2,” and his collaboration with Drake, “What a Time to Be Alive.”

With Ty Dolla Sign and Lil Donald. 8 p.m. March 4. Sold out. The Tabernacle, 152 Luckie St., Atlanta. 1-800-745-3000,

Indigo Girls

Performing with symphonies is nothing new for Atlanta’s favorite folk-pop duo. It’s a detour they’ve been taking for years (including a winter show with the Georgia Symphony Orchestra in 2012). Amy Ray and Emily Saliers always include orchestral versions of favorites such as “Closer to Fine” and “Galileo. “ Saliers made an appearance at some of Kristian Bush’s annual post-Thanksgiving shows at Eddie’s Attic and provided a peek at music from her long-awaited upcoming solo album.

With Atlanta Symphony Orchestra. 8 p.m. March 4. Symphony Hall, 1280 Peachtree St. N.E., Atlanta. 1-800-745-3000,


Let’s Dance

Silento will showcase his “Watch Me (Whip/Nae Nae)” moves on the 11-city Let’s Dance tour this month. The Atlanta performer, who sparked a viral video sensation with his catchy ditty and accompanying dance, headlines the outing, which also features ILoveMemphis, DLOW, We Are Toonz and 99 Percent. The tour will be co-hosted by #TeamNueEra and also feature Double J, winner of the 2015 Ultimate Mad DJ Competition. Jeremy Green, an instructor at Atlanta’s Dance 411 studio, has been enlisted as creative director for the stage show, which will spotlight hip-hop music and choreographed dances.

4 p.m. March 6. $35-$42.50. The Tabernacle, 152 Luckie St., Atlanta. 1-800-745-3000,



It’s been seven years since the Aussie legends played Atlanta, and they’ll be primed to “Rock or Bust” when they roll in town. Malcolm Young has been replaced by his and Angus Young’s nephew, Stevie Young, while drummer Chris Slade will take the place of Phil Rudd. Set lists have been stocked with fist-pumping classics, including “Highway to Hell,” “Thunderstruck” and “Hells Bells.”

8 p.m. March 8. $75-$125. Philips Arena, 1 Philips Drive, Atlanta. 1-800-745-3000,

Adam Lambert

In a recent conversation with Atlanta Journal-Constitution reporter Rodney Ho, the former “American Idol” favorite said that, while neither he nor his instincts have changed, some of his inspirations have shifted. “Six years ago, I was really in love with glam rock from the 1970s, with really outrageous outfits,” he said. “I had sort of a campy delivery. As an artist, I’ve evolved. I’m more based in reality than fantasy now. In terms of production and visuals, this is the biggest show I’ve done on my own. We’ve worked hard to put together great lighting and video with a strong sense of fashion. It’s pulling from different areas. It’s contemporary.” Lambert’s third studio album, “The Original High,” arrived last summer.

With Alex Newell. 8 p.m. March 8. $36.50-$70. The Tabernacle, 152 Luckie St., Atlanta. 1-800-745-3000,


Andra Day

It’s been quite a whirlwind recently for the R&B-soul singer from California. First, there was the Christmas commercial for Apple with Stevie Wonder. Then, last month, Day made a notable appearance with Ellie Goulding for a robust duet during the Grammy Awards. Her debut, “Cheers to the Fall,” was released in August and garnered a Grammy nomination, as did her song “Rise Up.”

7:30 p.m. March 10. Sold out. Center Stage, 1374 W. Peachtree St., Atlanta. 1-800-745-3000,

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