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Concert calendar
For the week of June 11-17
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This week

Starlight Concert & Fireworks Show, Oakwood. Music by the Power Play Band, fireworks at dusk. 6 p.m. Friday; rain date Saturday. G.W. Bailey Amphitheater, Gainesville State College, 3820 Mundy Mill Road, Oakwood. Parking, $10. Reserve a table and chairs for six for $60. 678-717-3648.

Maker of Breath, Buford. 6:30 p.m. Friday, Brew Awakenings, 2815 Buford Drive, Suite 108B, Buford. $5. 678-714-9393.

Keith Urban, Atlanta. With Taylor Swift. 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Philips Arena, 1 Philips Drive, Atlanta. $20-$81.50. 800-745-3000 or Ticketmaster.

Songs for Summer, Flowery Branch. Saturday concerts at 7 p.m. through June. Golden oldies, Saturday; classic rock night, June 20; top 40s to Motown, June 27. Sterling on the Lake, 7004 Lake Sterling Blvd., Flowery Branch. 770-967-9777. Free.

The North Georgia Barbershop Singers, Cumming. Men only can join rehearsals. 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Christ the King Lutheran Church, 1125 Tribble Gap Road, Cumming. 770-889-9125 or 770-889-9125.

The Hope for Africa Children's Choir, Athens. 2 p.m. Tuesday and 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, The Classic Center Grand Hall, 300 N. Thomas St., Athens. 800-918-6393. 

Atlanta Fest 2009, Stone Mountain. Casting Crowns, Skillet, Kutless, Brandon Heath, Natalie Grant, Building 429 and more. June 18-20, Stone Mountain Park, exit 8, U.S. 78 East, Stone Mountain. $45-$90. 800-783-8839.


Banks and Shane, Dahlonega. 8 p.m. June 18, Holly Theatre, 69 W. Main St., Dahlonega. $25. 706-864-3759.

"Summerwind: An Intimate Evening with Frank Sinatra", Dahlonega. Tribute concert featuring Gabriel Russo. 8 p.m. June 19 and 20, Holly Theatre, 69 W. Main St., Dahlonega. $20. 706-864-3759.

AthFest, Athens. With about 200 performers including Black Lips, Dead Confederate, Patterson Hood & the Screwtopians, Randall Bramblett Band and Dreams So Real. June 25-28, various venues, downtown Athens. Wristbands for club entries $15 in advance, $20 at the festival.

Demi Lovato, Duluth. With David Archuletta. 7:30 p.m. June 29, Gwinnett Center, 6400 Sugarloaf Parkway, Duluth. $39.50-$49.50. 800-224-6422 or Ticketmaster.   

Beyonce, Atlanta. 7:30 p.m. July 1, Philips Arena, 1 Philips Drive, Atlanta. $20.75-$109.75. 800-745-3000 or Ticketmaster.


Appalachian Jam, Dahlonega. Saturdays through Nov. 7, downtown Dahlonega. Free. 706-864-3513.

Saturday Evening Concert Series, Helen. 8 p.m. Saturdays through Nov. 14, Unicoi State Park & Lodge, 1788 Ga. 356, Helen. $5 parking; donation.

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