Melissa Ruggieri, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Melissa Ruggieri

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Atlanta, GA, United States

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  • The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
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  • AJCaccessATL
  • Austin 360
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Recent articles by Melissa:

FunkJazz Kafe celebrates its 25th year

FunkJazz Kafe celebrates its 25th year - and possibly last on land → Read More

Atlanta Concerts this week: Tedeschi Trucks Band, Tenacious D

Atlanta Concerts this week: Tedeschi Trucks Band, Tenacious D → Read More

Concert review and photos: Shawn Mendes showcases melody and maturity at Atlanta show

Concert review and photos: Shawn Mendes showcases melody and maturity at Atlanta show → Read More

Johntá Austin discusses his long-awaited solo album, ‘Love, Sex & Religion’

Johntá Austin discusses his long-awaited solo album, ‘Love, Sex & Religion’ → Read More

Lil Nas X breaks Billboard chart record with ‘Old Town Road’

Lil Nas X breaks Billboard chart record with ‘Old Town Road’ → Read More

Concert review and photos: Jennifer Lopez dazzles in Atlanta return

Concert review and photos: Jennifer Lopez dazzles in Atlanta return → Read More

Rozonda ‘Chilli’ Thomas talks new tour, TLC’s legacy and life changes

Rozonda ‘Chilli’ Thomas talks new tour, TLC’s legacy and life changes → Read More

Concert review and photos: Iron Maiden packs Lakewood with drama, visuals and meaty music

Concert review and photos: Iron Maiden packs Lakewood with drama, visuals and meaty music → Read More

Post Malone returns to Atlanta in October

The “Wow” singer-rapper will be joined by his “Sunflower” comrade, Swae Lee, as well as Tyla Yaweh. Tickets to the concert are $104.50-$399 and will go on sale to the general public at 10 a.m. July 19 via www.livenation.com. Citi cardholders have access to a pre-sale until 10 p.m. July 18 through www.citientertainment.com. Post Malone’s “Runaway Tour” will kick off Sept. 14 in Tacoma, Wash., and… → Read More

Andre 3000 joins cast of new AMC series

Now we know what all of that flute-playing in the Philadelphia airport was about. Well, sort of. Andre 3000 – aka Andre Benjamin of Outkast – has joined the cast of “Dispatches from Elsewhere,” a 10-episode series on AMC that started production this week in Philadelphia. Jason Segel (“How I Met Your Mother,” “Knocked Up”) created and stars in the series, which will be executive produced by… → Read More

Twenty One Pilots return to Atlanta this fall

Last fall, Twenty One Pilots sold out State Farm Arena a couple of weeks into their “Bandito” tour. The duo of Tyler Joseph and Josh Dun are still circling the globe in support of their “Trench” album and will return to Atlanta for an encore performance. The band will play State Farm Arena on Oct. 12. Ticketmaster Verified Fan registration is open through 1 a.m. July 15 at… → Read More

‘Game of Thrones’ live concert experience to return to Atlanta this fall

‘Game of Thrones’ live concert experience to return to Atlanta this fall → Read More

Music Midtown 2019: Leon Bridges, Cold War Kids and others added to lineup

Music Midtown 2019: Leon Bridges, Cold War Kids and others added to lineup → Read More

Lil Nas X receives more support from Cardi B, Laverne Cox

Lil Nas X receives more support from Cardi B, Laverne Cox → Read More

Concert review and photos: Jeff Lynne’s ELO brings visual and sonic feast to State Farm Arena

Concert review and photos: Jeff Lynne’s ELO brings visual and sonic feast to State Farm Arena → Read More

Dragon Con 2019 lands George Takei, Lana Parrilla and David Tennant

Dragon Con 2019 lands George Takei, Lana Parrilla and David Tennant → Read More

‘Hamilton’ dates announced for 2020 Atlanta return

‘Hamilton’ dates announced for 2020 Atlanta return → Read More

Atlanta rapper Lil Nas X comes out on World Pride Day

Atlanta rapper Lil Nas X comes out on World Pride Day → Read More

Concert review and photos: Rick Springfield and the Atlanta Symphony prove an ideal marriage

Concert review and photos: Rick Springfield and the Atlanta Symphony prove an ideal marriage → Read More

Jakob Dylan will perform following weekend screenings of new music documentary, ‘Echo in the Canyon’

Jakob Dylan will perform following weekend screenings of new music documentary, ‘Echo in the Canyon’ → Read More