Variety Playhouse

5f994 Variety Playhouse Magnum
Call: 404-524-7354 or visit www.variety
Variety Playhouse is the winner of numerous Best Of awards over the years.
This Little Five landmark bills itself as a combination theater and nightclub, and its mixture of tables and theater-style seating bears out that description. The atmosphere is looser than at theaters like the Fox, to boot. Variety largely hosts national acts that appeal to those over 30 — alt-country singer-songwriters, prog-rock reunions, '80s alt-rock pioneers and the like.

Amon Tobin presents Two Fingers

Saturday July 27, 2019 08:00 pm EDT
Cost: $34

The Growlers at Variety Playhouse

Saturday August 3, 2019 07:30 pm EDT
From their first LP Are You In or Out?(2009) to their latest LP, Casual Acquaintances(2018), The Growlers have forged their own twisted path on the global music scene.  Lead singer Brooks Nielsen draws a particular devotion among Growlers fans, as does chief cohort Matt Taylor, The Growlers’ music...
Cost: $32.50


Monday September 23, 2019 08:00 pm EDT
Cost: $28.50-$48

The Connells at Variety Playhouse

Saturday July 13, 2019 07:00 pm EDT
The Raleigh, North Carolina-based jangle-pop outfit the Connells formed in the spring of 1984. In late 1984 the quartet recorded a four-song demo. With the help of the band's friend Ed Morgan, the resulting demo made its way to the offices of the British label Demon, which agreed to fund the recordi...
Cost: $24

Mr Eazi

Friday July 5, 2019 07:00 pm EDT
Come see the pioneer of Banku music, a fusion of Ghanian highlife and Nigerian chord progressions and patterns, at the Variety Playhouse! This Coachella performer is here and ready to take on Atlanta.
Cost: $27-$77

The Liturgists

Saturday June 29, 2019 07:00 pm EDT
The Liturgists are a global community working to subvert the barriers our society builds around religion, race, gender, ability, and sexuality. Their work is centered around compelling discussion, non-judgmental community, and thoughtful, evocative art. Currently, that work is expressed through a po...
Cost: $40

Son Volt, Old Salt Union

Tuesday June 25, 2019 07:00 pm EDT
Cost: $22-$42

Tribute: A Celebration of the Allman Brothers Band

Saturday June 22, 2019 07:00 pm EDT
Cost: $14-$19

Girls Rock Camp ATL

Saturday June 22, 2019 11:00 am EDT
Cost: $12

Todd Snider

Friday June 21, 2019 07:00 pm EDT
Cost: $22-$38

K.Flay, Shaed

Sunday June 16, 2019 07:00 pm EDT
Kristine Meredith Flaherty, better known as K.Flay, is an American singer, songwriter, rapper, and musician. Her debut album Life as a Dog was released in 2014, peaking on the Billboard Heatseekers Albums chart at number two and Billboard's Rap Albums chart at number 14.
Cost: $24-$44

Bone Thugs N Harmony

Saturday June 15, 2019 08:00 pm EDT
Cost: $37-$100

Unknown Mortal Orchestra, Emily Edrosa

Friday June 14, 2019 07:00 pm EDT
The threads of our past never unravel, they hover like invisible webs, occasionally glistening due to a sly angle of the sun. On Multi-Love, Unknown Mortal Orchestra frontman and multi-instrumentalist Ruban Nielson reflects on relationships: airy, humid longing, loss, the geometry of desire that occ...
Cost: $23-$25

The Possum Show Presents: Summer Camp

Saturday June 8, 2019 07:00 pm EDT
The Possum Show presents: Summer Camp featuring Head Counselors - The Possums and Edie Cheezburger. This immersive theme party will take you on a journey to summer camp and all things campy!! Come dressed in your favorite summer camp theme outfit and be prepared to participate in all camp activities...
Cost: $25

Betty Who, Loote

Friday May 31, 2019 08:00 pm EDT
Cost: $20

David Crosby, The Sky Trails Band

Sunday May 26, 2019 12:00 am EDT
Cost: $55

Rumours, Runnin' Down a Dream

Saturday May 25, 2019 07:30 pm EDT
A Fleetwood Mac and Tom Petty tribute show
Cost: $20

Art Alexakis (Everclear)

Tuesday May 21, 2019 07:00 pm EDT
Art Alexakis, the charismatic frontman of the multi-platinum rock band Everclear, has announced an intimate, collaborative acoustic tour for May-June 2019. Art has invited three of his friends to join him on stage each night - fellow platinum artists Chris Collingwood (Fountains of Wayne), Max Colli...
Cost: $34

Mura Masa

Monday May 20, 2019 07:00 pm EDT
Cost: $21

Josh Ritter & The Royal City Band, Penny & Sparrow

Sunday May 19, 2019 07:00 pm EDT
Cost: $29

Perturbator, Gost, Gregorio Franco

Saturday May 18, 2019 08:00 pm EDT
Cost: $20

Michael Schenker

Thursday May 16, 2019 07:00 pm EDT
Cost: $39

Chromatics, Desire, In Mirrors

Wednesday May 15, 2019 07:00 pm EDT
Chromatics is an electronic band from Portland, Oregon that formed in 2001. The band consists of Ruth Radelet, Adam Miller, Nat Walker, and Johnny Jewel. Chromatics' early recordings were considered lo-fi, but their 2006 "In The City" EP introduced a more electronic sound, and 2007's Night Drive and...
Cost: $29

Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real

Tuesday May 14, 2019 07:00 pm EDT
Cost: $30

Bear's Den

Friday May 10, 2019 07:00 pm EDT
Cost: $20

Railroad Earth

Thursday May 9, 2019 07:00 pm EDT
There’s a great scene in The Last Waltz – the documentary about The Band’s final concert – where director Martin Scorsese is discussing music with drummer/singer/mandolin player Levon Helm. Helm says, “If it mixes with rhythm, and if it dances, then you’ve got a great combination of all those differ...
Cost: $28

Grouplove, Natalie Prass

Saturday May 4, 2019 11:00 pm EDT

Fidlar, Liily

Friday May 3, 2019 11:00 pm EDT
Cost: $24


Wednesday May 1, 2019 07:30 pm EDT

Indigo Girls, Matt Nathanson, Chastity Brown

Tuesday April 30, 2019 07:00 pm EDT
Benefit concert for El Refugio
Cost: $40


Friday April 26, 2019 07:00 pm EDT
Cost: $20-$25

The Tallest Man on Earth

Saturday April 20, 2019 07:30 pm EDT
Cost: $35-$60

Manic Focus, Russ Liquid

Saturday April 13, 2019 08:00 pm EDT
Cost: $15-$20

Jenny Lewis- On The Line Tour 2019 at Variety Playhouse

Friday April 12, 2019 09:00 pm EDT
Jenny Lewis lives on my hypothetical inspo pedestal. You may remember her from early 2000s band, Rilo Kiley or Postal Service. Her latest solo album, On the Line, was recorded with support from some of the world’s best musicians like Beck, Benmont Tench, Don Was, Jim Keltner and Ringo Starr. She d...
Cost: $34-$52

Jenny Lewis

Friday April 12, 2019 07:00 pm EDT

Alec Benjamin - April 7, 2019

Sunday April 7, 2019 07:00 pm EDT

Dark Star Orchestra - April 6, 2019

Saturday April 6, 2019 07:00 pm EDT
Dark Star Orchestra is playing Variety Playhouse Friday, April 5, and Saturday, April 6. Two-night passes are available for $50.
Cost: $30-$35

Dark Star Orchestra - April 5, 2019

Friday April 5, 2019 07:00 pm EDT
Dark Star Orchestra is playing Variety Playhouse Friday, April 5, and Saturday, April 6. Two-night passes are available for $50.
Cost: $30-$35

Mandolin Orange, Charlie Parr

Thursday April 4, 2019 07:00 pm EDT

Nick Lowe’s quality rock n roll revue starring Los Straitjackets

Wednesday April 3, 2019 07:00 pm EDT
The combination of legendary UK singer/songwriting roots rocker Nick Lowe with Nashville’s loopy, Mexican-wrestling-masked surf/rockabilly instrumental quartet Los Straitjackets has been a boon to both. Lowe’s somewhat snoozy solo tours got a shot of adrenaline from the Straitjackets a few years ago...
Cost: $28-$52

We Three

Sunday March 31, 2019 07:00 pm EDT
Cost: $20-$40

The Infamous Stringdusters, Great Peacock

Saturday March 30, 2019 07:00 pm EDT
Cost: $21

The Midnight

Friday March 29, 2019 08:00 pm EDT
Cost: $20-$22


Sunday March 24, 2019 07:00 pm EDT
Buckethead would be a remarkable artist even without the ubiquitous fried chicken tub and mask. He’d be worth noticing for his stunning output — over 300 studio albums and counting — and his stunning versatility. For a guy who values his anonymity, he has collaborated quite a bit, working with Guns ...
Cost: $25

Yacht Rock Revue - March 23, 2019

Saturday March 23, 2019 07:30 pm EDT
Performing Talking Heads' Stop Making Sense
Cost: $22.00

Coco Montoya, Tinsley Ellis,Jontavious Willis

Friday March 22, 2019 07:00 pm EDT
For good reason, English multi-instrumentalist, singer/songwriter John Mayall is known as the Godfather of British Blues. Mayall always gets the best musicians: Eric Clapton, Peter Green, and Mick Fleetwood among them. From the mid-1980s until a decade later, his lead guitarist was California-born C...
Cost: $22

Cody Johnson, Jacob Bryant

Thursday March 21, 2019 07:00 pm EDT

Mr Eazi

Saturday March 16, 2019 07:00 pm EDT
Life is Eazi Tour
Cost: $27

The Motet at Variety Playhouse

Friday March 15, 2019 09:00 pm EDT
Need some fiery, funky soul to make that disco heart jive? Insert The Motet on Friday, March 15. “When you’re listening to us, I want your mind to be taken away from wherever you are during the day and into some other place,” says Motets drummer Dave Watts. I’d say job well done, Dave, after taking ...
Cost: $23

The Motet, Naughty Professor

Friday March 15, 2019 08:00 pm EDT
Cost: $23

Trevor Hall, Dirtwire

Thursday March 14, 2019 06:30 pm EDT
Cost: $22

STRFKR, Shy Boys

Saturday March 9, 2019 07:00 pm EST
STRFKR, pronounced Starfucker, is an indie pop rock trio hailing from Portland. The group has been praised for their compelling hooks, refined song structures and crisp production. STRFKR is joined by Kansas City indie-pop outfit Shy Boys.
Cost: $25

Mike Gordon

Friday March 8, 2019 07:30 pm EST
One phourth of the band Phish, and the PHreshist bassist, banjo and piano player in Atlanta tonight, is Mike Gordon. IMO. Perhaps I'm biast after spending too many summers on tour. Either you're a phan, or you're not, but everyone can get down with the ecletic sounds of Gordon's latest album, OGOGO....
Cost: $25

Marc Broussard

Saturday March 2, 2019 08:00 pm EST
Marc Broussard is an artist with a unique gift of channeling the spirits of classic R&B, rock and soul into contemporary terms. This gift has been a matter of common knowledge since 2002, when Broussard released his debut album, Momentary Setback, which he recorded and released independently...
Cost: $25

Paul Thorn, Amy Black

Friday March 1, 2019 07:00 pm EST
Paul Thorn has created an innovative and impressive career, pleasing crowds with his muscular brand of roots music – bluesy, rocking and thoroughly Southern American, yet also speaking universal truths.
Cost: $25-$45

Fred Armisen: Comedy for Musicians but Everyone is Welcome

Tuesday February 26, 2019 08:00 pm EST
Born on December 4, 1966, in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, Fred Armisen pursued a career as a musician before making it big in comedy, joining the cast of Saturday Night Live. He became known for his wide-ranging impersonations on the show while simultaneously working in film on projects like The Rocker...
Cost: $30

Blood Orange

Monday February 25, 2019 08:00 pm EST
Producer, multi-instrumentalist, composer, songwriter and vocalist Devonté Hynes is one of the most influential voices in music today. Come see him perform at Variety Playhouse.
Cost: $28

The Pump and Dump Show: Parentally Incorrect Tour

Saturday February 23, 2019 08:00 pm EST
The Original Moms’ Night Out is back and better than ever in 2019! Join comedians Shayna Ferm and Tracey Tee for The Pump and Dump Show, a hilarious and unique escape for all moms, as seen on Today, People and Parents Magazine.
Cost: $35

Kasey Chambers, Carly Burruss

Friday February 22, 2019 08:00 pm EST
One of Australia’s finest, Chambers has had an interesting and productive career. As a child, she was part of her family’s Dead Ringer Band and was exposed to a multiplicity of musical styles. What stuck was the essence of the songs, stories, and words combined with emotive melodies. Her solo and du...
Cost: $25


Sunday February 17, 2019 08:00 pm EST
Spafford is an eclectic blend of driving rock, funk, dance and light. The result is something like Electro-Funk Therapy. Melting through genres while creating an illuminated mind-and mood altering experience night after night, Spafford is lighting up the southwest with their improvisational prowess....
Cost: $28

Delbert McClinton

Saturday February 16, 2019 08:00 pm EST
There are two kinds of people in the world: those who love Delbert McClinton and those who haven’t heard him yet. Delbert is always working on that second group. Lyle Lovett has said, “If we could all sing like we wanted to, we’d all sing like Delbert.” The multi-Grammy Award winning artist is at th...
Cost: $39

The Crystal Method, Cozm & Naught

Friday February 15, 2019 09:00 pm EST
For more than two decades, The Crystal Method has remained at the forefront of the worldwide dance music industry as pioneers of the big beat genre, innovators of the‘90s electronica movement and current-day global ambassadors of the American electronic sound.
Cost: $21

Jacob Banks

Thursday February 14, 2019 08:00 pm EST
Born in Nigeria and based in England, 25-year-old singer/songwriter Jacob Banks creates soul music that's uncompromisingly honest but thrillingly cinematic.
Cost: $22

Pop-Up Magazine

Monday February 11, 2019 06:30 pm EST
Pop-Up Magazine is back with a brand-new issue this Winter at the gorgeous Variety Playhouse!

Our Winter Issue features new stories by:

Will Butler, Musician, Arcade Fire

Josie Duffy Rice, Lawyer and writer, The New York Times, Slate, Ebony, The Appeal

Ed Yong, Staff writer, The Atlantic, au...
Cost: $29

Sierra Hull, 10 String Symphony

Sunday February 10, 2019 08:00 pm EST
Bluegrass has always been music from the heart, with a big dose of raw talent needed to do it right. Hull has both, and while only in her mid-20s, she is a seasoned veteran. Her first Opry performance occurred when she was 11! The mandolin is not an easy instrument to play, but watching Hull makes i...
Cost: $20-$40

G. Love, Special Sauce

Saturday February 9, 2019 08:30 pm EST
Garrett "G.Love" Dutton, Jeffrey "The Houseman" Clemens and Jimmy "Jazz" Prescott are celebrating their 25th year as touring and recording artists. With over 15 records released, this pioneering band has been an influence to artists such as Jack White, Jack Johnson, The Avett Brothers, Slightly Stoo...
Cost: $24-$39

Yonder Mountain String Band

Friday February 8, 2019 08:30 pm EST
Yonder Mountain String Band's first new album in two years, LOVE. AIN'T LOVE is undeniably the Colorado-based progressive bluegrass outfit's most surprising, creative, and yes, energetic studio excursion to date.
Cost: $28.50-$44

Liquid Stranger, LSDREAM, Champagne Drip, G-Rex, Lucii

Thursday February 7, 2019 08:00 pm EST
Liquid Stranger's creative output ranges from suggestive ambient soundscapes to movie scores, pop, dub, infernalia, drill n bass, and electronica.
Cost: $25

Daley, JMSN

Wednesday February 6, 2019 07:00 pm EST
Cost: $22

Herobust, DMVU

Saturday February 2, 2019 08:00 pm EST
Cost: $20-$25

Interstellar Echoes, JGBCB

Friday February 1, 2019 07:00 pm EST
Cost: $15

Whiskey Myers

Thursday January 31, 2019 07:00 pm EST
Cost: $25

Pink Martini

Wednesday January 30, 2019 08:00 pm EST
“Pink Martini is a rollicking around-the-world musical adventure… if the United Nations had a house band

in 1962, hopefully we’d be that band.”

– Thomas Lauderdale, bandleader/pianist In 1994 in his hometown of Portland, Oregon, Thomas Lauderdale was working in politics, thinking that

one day he w...
Cost: $41

Zoso - January 26, 2019

Saturday January 26, 2019 07:30 pm EST
Cost: $20.00

Zoso - January 25, 2019

Friday January 25, 2019 07:30 pm EST
Cost: $20.00

Crash Test Dummies

Thursday January 24, 2019 07:00 pm EST
Cost: $30

The Devil Makes Three, Lost Dog Street Band

Friday January 18, 2019 08:00 pm EST
The big (or not so big) deep roots music fad of the 2000s lingers on with a few overly commercialized acts like the Mumfords, but also a few hardcore purveyors like The Devil Makes Three. They hit most of the signifiers in their recent release, Chains Are Broken, and have enough panache to make it f...
Cost: $25-$28

Space Jesus, Buku, Of The Trees, Huxley Anne - January 11, 2019

Friday January 11, 2019 08:00 pm EST
Cost: $24.00

RSE Presents: Abbey Road Live! performing The Beatles White Album's 50th Anniversary concert

Friday January 4, 2019 07:00 pm EST
Come celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the WHITE ALBUM with Abbey Road LIVE!, the Southeast's premier Beatles tribute band.

Additionally, the show will include a second set of tunes spanning the entire Beatles catalog.

Cost: $15.00 Advance, $20.00 Day of show. $30.00 Reserved

Family and Friends with Neighbor Lady and Dot.s

Monday December 31, 2018 08:00 pm EST
Sweet sounds all around. Soak up time with Neighbor Lady and Dot.s before they blow up. I have a feeling I’ll be following Dot.s for a while. Dance party, all the way. @dot.smusic @familyandfriendstagram @neighbor_lady @zmpresents @varietyplayhouse
Cost: $20

Jade Cicada & Detox Unit

Saturday December 29, 2018 07:30 pm EST
Cost: $19

Doom Flamingo

Friday December 28, 2018 11:00 pm EST
Cost: $17

The Weepies Holiday Acoustic Duo Tour

Saturday December 22, 2018 06:00 pm EST
Cost: $25

North Mississippi Allstars

Friday December 21, 2018 08:00 pm EST
Cost: ADV: $23, DAY OF SHOW: $28

The 8th Annual Atlanta Holiday Hootenanny

Thursday December 20, 2018 06:00 pm EST
Final Lineup: Peter Rowan, Grammy-winner Jim Lauderdale, Larry Keel, Jeff Mosier, Heather Gillis, Jeff Sipe, Jason Carter (The Del McCoury Band), Joey Sommerville aka "Papa J", Bryan Lopes, Lyndsay Pruett (John Stickley Trio), Jared Womack (The Grass Is Dead), Kevin Scott, Evan Sarver, Richie Jones,...
Cost: $35

PJ Morton

Sunday December 16, 2018 07:00 pm EST
Cost: $25

Dave Barnes Presents A Very Merry Christmas

Saturday December 15, 2018 07:00 pm EST
Cost: $25

Marcus King Band

Friday December 14, 2018 08:00 pm EST
Cost: ADV: $21, DAY OF SHOW: $26, TWO DAY PASS: $37


Friday December 14, 2018 07:00 pm EST
Cost: $20-$25

Marcus King Band

Thursday December 13, 2018 08:00 pm EST
Cost: ADV: $21, DAY OF: $26, TWO NIGHT PASS: $37


Thursday December 13, 2018 07:00 pm EST
Cost: $20-$25


Wednesday December 12, 2018 08:00 pm EST
Texan trio Khruangbin is formed of Laura Lee on bass, Mark Speer on guitar, and Donald “DJ” Johnson on drums. Taking influence from 1960's Thai funk - their name literally translates to "Engine Fly" in Thai. The seeds of Khruangbin were sown when Mark and Laura were invited to tour with Ninja Tune's...
Cost: $21-$23

Tom Morello - The Atlas Underground Experience

Monday December 10, 2018 08:00 pm EST
Zero Mile Presents

Tom Morello- The Atlas Underground Experience at Variety Playhouse December 10th, 2018 7pm doors | 8pm show | all ages Tickets on sale 11/9 at 10am


Cost: $39.50+


Monday December 10, 2018 07:00 pm EST
Thomas Baptiste Morello is an American musician, singer, songwriter, actor and political activist. He is best known for his tenure with the band Rage Against the Machine and then with Audioslave. As of 2016, Morello is a member of the supergroup Prophets of Rage.
Cost: $39.50

Steven Wilson

Sunday December 9, 2018 07:00 pm EST
Steven John Wilson is an English musician, singer, songwriter, and record producer, most closely associated with the progressive rock genre.
Cost: $36.50


Saturday December 8, 2018 07:00 pm EST
Cost: $20

The 10th Annual Merry Y’alltide feat. the Whiskey Gentry

Saturday December 8, 2018 07:00 pm EST
Once again, the Whiskey Gentry brings holiday cheer the hearts of their fans, one last time. The 10th Annual Merry Y’alltide marks the last time the Whiskey Gentry takes the stage. The group is hanging up its hat, as singer, songwriter, and frontwoman Lauren Morrow embarks on a full-tilt solo career...
Cost: $20

Tyler Childers

Friday December 7, 2018 07:00 pm EST
Sludge River Roadshow 2018

All Ages

Cost: $22


Thursday December 6, 2018 07:30 pm EST
All Ages
Cost: $28.50

Sleep w/ Weather Warlock night 2

Thursday December 6, 2018 07:30 pm EST
It must be gratifying for SLEEP to hear the audience roar in approval when guitarist Matt Pike plays the opening notes of Dopesmoker, the live set version coming in around 40 minutes, slimmed down from the studio recording, which clocks in at a little over an hour and three sides. Years after the re...
Cost: $28.50

Sleep w/ Weather Warlock night 1

Wednesday December 5, 2018 07:30 pm EST
It must be gratifying for SLEEP to hear the audience roar in approval when guitarist Matt Pike plays the opening notes of Dopesmoker, the live set version coming in around 40 minutes, slimmed down from the studio recording, which clocks in at a little over an hour and three sides. Years after the re...
Cost: $28.50

Robert Cray

Tuesday December 4, 2018 08:00 pm EST
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Cost: $38-$54

Kurt Vile and the Violators w/ Jessica Pratt

Monday December 3, 2018 07:00 pm EST
Travel can inspire in surprising ways: Kurt Vile discovered as much making his first record in three years, the eclectic and electrifying Bottle It In, which he recorded at various studios around the country over two very busy years, during sessions that usually punctuated the ends of long tours or ...
Cost: $30
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