March 10, 2023
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Media Contact: Andrew Allison, Communications Director
Sandy Springs Announces City Green Live and Concerts by the Springs Lineups
SANDY SPRINGS, Ga. (March 9, 2023) -- Spring and summer’s longer and warmer days will wind down into cool evenings filled with music and merriment with the return of City Green Live and Concerts by the Springs.
City Green Live, the popular Friday night monthly music series, kicks off on April 28 with the alternative rock band, Better Than Ezra. The Sandy Springs Arts Foundation is a presenting sponsor of City Green Live. A beloved Sunday evening tradition, Concerts by the Springs on the Entertainment Lawn at Heritage Park returns May 7 with The Geek Squad. Concerts by the Springs are sponsored in part by the Sandy Springs Arts Foundation. (See full lineups below.)
As in the past, lawn seating is free and reserved table seating is available for purchase for both City Green Live and Concerts by the Springs. City Springs Members enjoy pre-show receptions featuring complimentary hors d’oeuvres and private cash bar on the Terrace overlooking the City Green before the City Green Live events and at Heritage Hall prior to the Concerts by the Springs events. For information on table sales, please contact the Box Office at 770-206-2022.
CityBar will have pre-order menus for both City Green Live and Concerts by the Springs. Enjoy a selection of sandwiches, Bento Boxes, and shareable charcuterie boxes along with wine by the bottle or can. Orders must be received by 3 p.m. on the preceding Tuesday.
This year, the City of Sandy Springs will also introduce a new entertainment program, Sundown Social, which will take place most Thursday evenings in the plaza on the City Green, featuring local musicians, food and beverages, and more. The first Sundown Social is scheduled for Thursday, May 11 from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. The Sandy Springs Arts Foundation is a presenting sponsor of Sundown Social.
April 28 Better Than Ezra
Better Than Ezra is an American alternative rock band based in New Orleans. Formed in 1988, the band has been playing continuously since then and are best known for their 1993 multi-platinum album Deluxe and the 1995 single "Good,” which reached number 1 on the Billboard chart.
May 26 Black Jacket Symphony Presents Fleetwood Mac
Remember putting on an album and listening start to finish? Relive that experience with a live concert by Black Jacket Symphony, recreating Fleetwood Mac’s Rumours album note for note, sound for sound—plus more of the band’s greatest hits. It’s a night of rock ‘n roll magic.
June 16 Anderson East
Anderson East is a Nashville-based singer-songwriter whose seductively vintage voice is also decidedly fresh. East’s influences meld seamlessly: R&B grooves, gospel-blues, and blasting brass. Known for his magnetic live shows, East has performed sold-out shows worldwide.
July 28 A1A (Tribute to Jimmy Buffett)
In 1992, A1A won a Jimmy Buffett sound-alike contest for Margaritaville Records and became an integral part of the Parrothead community with its colorful, family-friendly show. They have a great relationship with the official band, and draw record crowds to their performances.
August 18 Grand Funk Railroad
Grand Funk is “comin’ to your town to help you party it down” on its 2023 Tour. GFR laid the groundwork for such bands as Foreigner, Van Halen and Bon Jovi with its signature hard-driving sound and soulful vocals, and its legacy still reigns over the Classic Rock landscape.
October 13 Samantha Fish featuring Jesse Dayton
Samantha Fish and Jesse Dayton’s new collaboration, Death Wish Blues, was born from a shared passion for expanding the blues genre and connecting more deeply with audiences. Their 2023 tour melds both musicians’ eclectic sensibilities into potent and wildly combustible music.
May 7 The Geek Squad (party band)
You've never experienced a party until you've had some geeks throw it for you! The Geek Squad Band is a lively, energetic, get-up-and-dance band, performing all the best Motown, Jazz, Funk, Hip-Hop, and Top 40 Hits! When you come to a Geek Squad show, you won’t be able to stay in your seat!
June 4 Carpool (Tribute to The Cars)
Carpool tribute band recreates the sound, feel, look and vibe that made The Cars world famous. A Carpool show will take you right back to when The Cars were on the soundtrack of our lives, reminding us why they hold a very special place in our hearts. Join us and let the GOOD TIMES ROLL!
July 16 Chuck Martin and the Lineup (country)
Chuck Martin and The Lineup is a high-energy country and rock band that plays all the hits from the 90s to today.
August 6 Guardians of the Jukebox (80s)
Aptly described as “a visual and sonic highlight reel of one of the most influential decades in music history,” Guardians of the Jukebox is a five-star, 80’s-nostalgia juggernaut!
September 10 Still Swinging (Les Still Big Band)
Big Band Classics! Get ready to hear horns, woodwinds, strings, and percussion. Still Swinging creates an authentic big-band sound, with top-notch performers and an unmatched playlist.
For more information, visit https://citysprings.com/.