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Tours of duty 

CL gives the season's upcoming shows some summer lovin'

So we're flipping through magazines one afternoon, and we realize, list issues are on the Hot List. And if everybody else is doing it, we could list the reasons we should, too. Summer is the season when there are so many distractions -- your time disappears as quickly as your skin on a dry Slip 'N Slide. Now, we at CL have compiled these lists of summer concerts to alert you to the best times and places to buy $7 beer and $25 T-shirts outside of NYC.

The song remains the same

Charlie Daniels Band -- Sun., May 23, HiFi Buys Amphitheatre

Hootie and the Blowfish -- Sun., May 30, Chastain Park Amphitheatre

Kenny Loggins -- Tues., June 1, Chastain Park Amphitheatre

Woggles -- Sat., June 5, The Earl

The Trammps f/ Earl Young -- Sat., June 5, Chastain Park Amphitheatre

VH1 Classic Summer Hits f/ Nelson, Peter Frampton, Styx -- Wed., June 16, HiFi Buys Amphitheatre

Cowboy Mouth -- Fri., June 18, Centennial Olympic Park

Eric Clapton -- Fri., June 18, Philips Arena

Mel & the Party Hats -- Sat., June 19, Andrews Upstairs

Jackson Browne -- Tues., June 22, Chastain Park Amphitheatre

Rock & Soul 2004 Revue f/ Average White Band, Daryl Hall & John Oates, & more -- Mon., June 28, Chastain Park Amphitheatre

Satisfaction (Rolling Stones tribute) -- Fri., July 2, Andrews Upstairs

Chicago/Earth, Wind and Fire -- Sun., July 11, Chastain Park Amphitheatre

The Beach Boys -- Wed., July 14, Chastain Park Amphitheatre

Counting Crows -- Mon., July 19, Chastain Park Amphitheatre

Peter, Paul & Mary -- Wed., July 28, Chastain Park Amphitheatre

Three-fourths of the Vans Warped Tour -- Wed., July 28, HiFi Buys Amphitheatre

Rush -- Sun., Aug. 1, HiFi Buys Amphitheatre

Alanis Morissette/Barenaked Ladies -- Thurs., Aug. 5, HiFi Buys AmphitheatreCypress Hill -- Fri., Aug. 6, Centennial Olympic ParkToto -- Fri., Aug 6, Symphony HallMary Wilson and the Supremes -- Sat., Aug. 7, Mable House Amphitheatre

Live -- Fri., Aug. 13, Centennial Olympic ParkAtlanta Rhythm Section -- Sat., Aug. 14, Mable House Amphitheatre

ZZ Top -- Mon., Aug. 16, Chastain Park Amphitheatre

The Dead/Warren Haynes -- Thurs., Aug. 19, HiFi Buys Amphitheatre

Crosby, Stills & Nash/Bruce Hornsby -- Wed., Aug. 25, Chastain Park AmphitheatreThe Village People -- Fri., Aug. 27, Mable House Amphitheatre

Acts that are back (reunited)

Braid -- Fri., June 11, Masquerade

Nelson -- Wed., June 16, HiFi Buys Amphitheatre

Camper Van Beethoven -- Sat., June 19, Variety Playhouse

DKT/MC5 -- Sun., June 20, Echo Lounge

The Dead -- Thurs., Aug. 19, HiFi Buys Amphitheatre

Acts you missed that are back (after playing the area recently)

The Von Bondies -- Tues., May 25, Cotton Club

Okkervil River -- Tues., May 25, The Earl

The Fire Theft/Secret Machines -- Wed., May 26, Cotton Club

Jonathan Richman -- Sat., June 5, Echo Lounge

The Unicorns -- Tues., June 8, Echo Lounge

The Kingsbury Manx -- Thurs., June 10, Echo Lounge

Legendary Pink Dots -- Fri., June 11, Echo Lounge

Juana Molina -- Sat., June 12, EarthLink Live

Pedro the Lion/John Vanderslice -- Mon., June 14, Echo Lounge

My Morning Jacket -- Wed., June 16, The Roxy

Indigo Girls -- Sat.-Sun., June 26-27, Chastain Park Amphitheatre

Joanna Newsome -- Tues., June 29, The Earl

N.E.R.D. -- Wed., July 28, Tabernacle

Cursive/Mogwai/Muse/the Rapture/Thursday [Curiosa] -- Thurs., July 29, TBA

Prince -- Mon.-Tues., Aug.8-9, Philips Arena

Blondie [On the Bricks] -- Fri., Aug. 20, Centennial Olympic Park

BRMC, Broken Social Scene, the Walkmen [Lollapalooza] -- Sat., Aug. 21, Turner Field

Acts that are back (but you didn't miss nothin')

The Living End -- Mon., May 24, Cotton Club

Don Caballero -- Fri., May 28, Echo Lounge

The Wildhearts -- Sat., June 5, Masquerade

Nelson -- Wed., June 16, HiFi Buys Amphitheatre

Avenged Sevenfold/Coheed & Cambria/Motion City Soundtrack/Planet Smashers/Rufio/Story of the Year/Tiger Army/Yellowcard -- Wed., July 28, HiFi Buys Amphitheatre

Linkin Park -- Fri., Aug. 13, HiFi Buys Amphitheatre

The Dead -- Thurs., Aug. 19, HiFi Buys Amphitheatre

Party like it's 1999:

Prince -- Mon.-Tues., Aug.8-9, Philips Arena

Party like it's 1989:

Curiosa f/ the Cure, the Rapture, Interpol, Mogwai and more -- Thurs., July 29, TBA

Party like it's 1991:

Lollapalooza -- Sat.-Sun., Aug. 21-22, Turner Field

Party like it's 1997:

Hanson -- Tues., July 6, The Tabernacle

Match made in heaven:

David Byrne/Juana Molina -- Sat., June 12, EarthLink Live

The Shins/The Glands -- Sat., June 12, Variety Playhouse

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