Monday, October 25, 2010

This Week in History

On Wednesday, October 28, 2009, the Hawks hosted their regular season home opener against the Indiana Pacers. The Hawks defeated the Pacers 120-109 with the help of Al Horford with 16 rebounds and Josh Smith with 8 assists.

This year, the Hawks’ home opener is this Saturday, October 30th. They are taking on the Washington Wizards at Philips Arena at 7:00 PM. It’s a new start for the Hawks and their new head coach, Larry Drew. Get your tickets now-

It’s Happening at the Highlight Factory!

Monday, October 18, 2010

This Week in History

For the past two years during this week, Disney on Ice has performed at Philips Arena. In 2008, the show was Disney on Ice- Worlds of Fantasy. Worlds of Fantasy consisted of scenes from the Little Mermaid, Lion King, Cars and Tinker Bell. Known as “One Big Colossal on Ice,” the next year’s show was Let’s Celebrate packed with a winter wonderland, Halloween haunt with some notorious villains, a “very merry unbirthday,” and a ball with the Disney Princesses. The Disney on Ice show for this year was a production from the 2010 Disney-Pixar movie, Toy Story 3. Buzz and Woody, along with the whole gang, stopped in Atlanta this past weekend for an entertaining show full with tons of new characters.

Take a look at some clips from the past shows here-

Monday, October 11, 2010

This Week in History

With their unique sound and widespread appeal, they are known as one of the greatest rock and roll bands on the planet. Five years ago to this week on October 15, 2005, the city of Atlanta got to host The Rolling Stones while on their A Bigger Bang Tour at Philips Arena. Recognized as the highest grossing tour ever, A Bigger Bang Tour lasted two years from August 2005 to August 2007 and sold 4.5 million tickets across 118 cities in 32 countries. Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Ronnie Wood and Charlie Watts performed 81 different songs 2637 times. A taste of what songs the Stones played include “Jumpin’ Jack Flash,” which opened many shows, “Brown Sugar,” and “It’s Only Rock in Roll.”

Monday, October 4, 2010

This Week in History

This week in 2004, Usher stopped in Atlanta for two consecutive sold out shows at Philips Arena. The tour followed his release of his hit album Confessions in March with four chart topping singles including “Yeah!” and “Burn.” Confessions even won a Grammy for best Contemporary R&B album. Six years later, Usher is returning to Philips Arena December 5, 2010 for his OMG tour. Don’t miss his live performance featuring songs from his album, Raymond V Raymond. Special performances include Trey Songz and Miguel! Get your tickets before they sell out-
To prepare yourself for the entertainment, check out Usher’s OMG music video now and hear it live December 5th-