Thursday, December 31, 2009

Widespread Panic-TONIGHT at Philips Arena

Check out this clip from the all new light show at Widespread Panic. Widespread will be playing for New Years Eve at Philips Arena tonight. Get tickets now with this link! Use this link to watch the light show!

Monday, December 28, 2009

This Week in History

Lil Wayne Loves Philips Arena!! Not only did he play Philips Arena for New Years Eve of 2008 he also just performed again this past Saturday night to mark his return in less than a year to Philips Arena. Lil Wayne played New Years Eve of 2008 with rapper friend T-Pain, on his I Am Music Tour. His most recent performance at Philips Arena brought down the house at the Hot 107.9 Jingle Bash when he performed with fellow Cash Money Records friends! Love Lil Wayne's beats? Check out this interesting tid bit on Lil Wayne, he stated in an interview with Blender Magazine that his favorite band from childhood was Nirvana and actually had a major influence on some of his own music.

Monday, December 21, 2009

This Week in History

On December 20, 2003, Simon and Garfunkel played at Philips Arena as part of a tour reuniting the two singing many old favorites as well as a new song titled "Citizens of the Planet." Paul Simon and Art Garfunkel grew up as childhood friends starting their music career together writing their first song in 1955 called "Hey Schoolgirl" which was later recorded in 1957. Follow this link to listen to an NPR radio interview recorded by Simon and Garfunkel during their 2003 tour.

Monday, December 14, 2009

This Week in History

Philips Arena hosted a sporting charity event every December from 2001-2004 called the Chick-Fil-A Peach Bowl Classic. This event was a charity event for children supporting Children's Health care of Atlanta and Camp Twin Lakes. During this event UGA would take on an SEC opponent and GA Tech would take on an ACC opponent.

Monday, December 7, 2009

This Week in History

Britney Spears has definitely made her rounds at Philips Arena. Not to mention the two awesome shows she performed this year at Philips Arena, she also made a stop way back in December of 2001. What does everyone think of the progression of her performance level since the 2001 tour and her return dates in March of 2004, March of 2009, and October of 2009?

Use the link below to check out some of Britney's latest performance at Philips.