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Chastain Park Amphitheatre 2017 lineup spotlights Paul Simon, Sheryl Crow


This post was originally filed at 7 a.m. Feb. 28, 2017.

Plenty of classic rock – and a nod to the New Wave of the ‘80s – highlights the 2017 Delta Live Nation Concert Series A at Chastain Park Amphitheatre.

Paul Simon, who played the Fox Theatre in May and has hinted that he might soon retire from touring , will return to Atlanta to kick off the Chastain season with a show on June 2.

Bookending the season is the power chord rock of Deep Purple – who are in the midst of their “Long Goodbye Tour” and plan to release the new album “Infinite” on April 7 – with musical mates Alice Cooper and the Edgar Winter Band. They’ll perform on Aug. 21.

Subscription tickets will go on sale at 10 a.m. March 5 via or by calling 404-233-2227.

Here is the full 2017 season:

Paul Simon - June 2 (non-table setup/no coolers or carry-ins)

The Gipsy Kings - June 17

Sheryl Crow - June 25

John Mellencamp with Emmylou Harris and Carlene Carter - June 27

The Moody Blues 50th Anniversary Tour - July 23

Retro Futura featuring Howard Jones, English Beat, Men Without Hats, Modern English, and Katrina and The Waves - July 28

Foreigner 40th Anniversary Tour with Cheap Trick and Jason Bonham - July 29

Blondie and Garbage with Deap Vally - August 6

Deep Purple and Alice Cooper with the Edgar Winter Band - August 21

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Atlanta Journal-Constitution staff writer Melissa Ruggieri covers the Atlanta Music Scene and entertainment news for print and online.