City Winery announces new concert schedule impacted by delayed opening

Cracker (Dave Lowery pictured) will now play City Winery in July. JONATHAN PHILLIPS / SPECIAL

Cracker (Dave Lowery pictured) will now play City Winery in July. JONATHAN PHILLIPS / SPECIAL

After announcing last week that its opening will be delayed until June, City Winery at Ponce City Market has shuffled its concert schedule to accommodate the new reality.

More than a dozen concerts were scheduled to take place in May. A few have been canceled (Mavis Staples, Steve Earle); some will be moved to other Atlanta venues (Victor Wooten to Variety Playhouse, Will Hoge to The Buckhead Theatre); and most have been rescheduled.

Rescheduled shows will go on sale next week at

The Freedom Seder, scheduled for April 17, will still take place at Ponce City Market (on the second floor, above Williams-Sonoma). Currently, the first concert to be held at City Winery will be 10,000 Maniacs on June 4.

Here is the new schedule:

Mavis Staples, May 7– Canceled

A Taste of City Winery, May 7 – Postponed

Amel Larrieux (two shows), May 8 – Moved to July 16

Buckwheat Zydeco, May 9 – Canceled

Jay Farrar, May 10 – Postponed

Nellie McKay, May 11 – Postponed

Victor Wooten, May 12 – City Winery Presents at Variety Playhouse

Steve Earle, May 13 – Canceled

Donna the Buffalo, May 14 – City Winery Presents at Venkman’s

Cracker, May 15 – Moved to July 28

Emerson Hart and David Ryan Harris, May 18 – Moved to July 26

Paul Thorn, May 20 – City Winery Presents at The Buckhead Theatre on May 22

Dave Barnes, May 21 – Moved to July 15

The Black Lillies, May 26 – Moved to July 17

Delta Rae, May 27 – Postponed

Will Hoge, May 28 – City Winery Presents at The Buckhead Theatre

Tribute: A Celebration of the Allman Brothers Band, May 29 – Moved to July 21

Those who purchased tickets to any of the shows listed will receive a pair of free tickets to any upcoming non-sold out show of their choice.

City Winery and its 300-capacity live music room were expected to open in May, but construction delays impacted the plan.

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