Music is a great way to enjoy family time together and today we have a great list of free concerts in Atlanta for family fun from our Atlanta Parent Squad, Asia M. Hadley. Asia is an Atlanta resident, wife, mom of two, a blogger at Beaconvillages.com and author of the book, 7 Secrets Every Woman Should Know: How to Create a Joy-Filled Life.
In high school I played the trumpet and participated in band. Through participating in band I gained exposure to world-renowned composers like Beethoven, George Gershwin and Scott Joplin. The camaraderie I experienced made band practice fun and memorable. Although I didn’t play in a band while attending Florida A&M University, I loved attending concerts there during my college years.
I’m glad that my husband and I decided to make Atlanta our home. It’s wonderful living in a city with several universities. A major advantage is the opportunity to hear great music, often for free! Our two-year old loves drumming and music and has sat mesmerized at several performances. Living here gives us ample opportunity to take advantage of concerts held on university campuses around town.
5 Upcoming Free Concerts in Atlanta for Family Fun
Below are 5 upcoming concerts sponsored by Clark Atlanta University, Morehouse College, and Georgia State University that will surely get your family groovin’. These concerts are free and open to the public. As always, times and venues are subject to change so please check event websites to confirm performance details.
Morehouse College Spring Concert
The Department of Music at Morehouse College will host its Annual Spring Concert on Tuesday March 26, 2013. The event starts at 7:00pm and will be held at the Emma & Joe Adams Concert Hall in the Ray Charles Performing Arts Center.
PLACE: Ray Charles Performing Arts Center
DATE & TIME: Tuesday March 26, 2013 @ 7 PM
Georgia State University’s Percussion Ensemble
Tap your feet to the rhythmic sounds of Georgia State University’s Percussion Ensemble. They will perform at the Rialto Center for the Arts on April 2, 2013 at 8:00pm.
PLACE: Rialto Center for the Arts
DATE & TIME: Tuesday, April 2, 2013 @ 8 PM
Clark Atlanta University’s Concert Band
Clark Atlanta University’s Concert Band performs on Tuesday, April 9, 2013 at 7:00pm. The event will be held in the Student Center.
PLACE: Student Center at Clark Atlanta University
DATE & TIME: Tuesday, April 9, 2013 @ 7 PM
Morehouse College’s Jazz Band
Jazz lovers, prepare to swoon and sway to the rhythmic tunes of Morehouse College’s Jazz Band. This group will perform on April 11, 2013 at 7:00pm. The event will be held at the Emma & Joe Adams Concert Hall in the Ray Charles Performing Arts Center.
PLACE: Emma & Joe Adams Concert Hall in the Ray Charles Performing Arts Center
DATE & TIME: Thursday, April 11, 2013 @ 7 PM
Clark Atlanta University’s Jazztet
Mark your calendar for Clark Atlanta University’s Jazztet next performance at Park Street on Friday, April 12, 2013 at 6:00pm.
PLACE: Park Street
DATE & TIME: Friday, April 12, 2013 @ 6 PM
Round up the family and head out for an evening of music. The kiddos won’t mind going to bed a little later after experiencing such high-quality entertainment.
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