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Things to do in Atlanta this weekend: Music | April 20-27

The Sweetwater 420 Fest takes over Centennial Olympic Park this weekend, with appearances by Ludacris, Kid Rock, the Roots and many more.

Robyn Hitchcock and Eugene Mirman. 8 p.m. April 20. $25-$30. Variety Playhouse, 1099 Euclid Ave. N.E., Atlanta. www.variety-playhouse.com.

Thao and the Get Down Stay Down. April 20. $17-$20. Terminal West, 887 W. Marietta St. N.W., Atlanta. www.terminalwestatl.com.

Atlanta Symphony Orchestra. Donald Runnicles conducts Mahler’s Symphony No. 9. 8 p.m. April 21 and 23. $20-$89. Symphony Hall, 1280 Peachtree St. N.E., Atlanta. www.atlantasymphony.org.

Jazz on the Green. 6 p.m. April 21. Free. Patterson Green, Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, 1700 N. Decatur Road N.E., Atlanta. arts.emory.edu.

The Black Dahlia Murder. 7 p.m. April 21. $20. The Masquerade, 695 North Ave. N.E., Atlanta. www.masqueradeatlanta.com.

Chamber Singers and Men’s Ensemble. 8 p.m. Apr. 21. $10-$15. Bailey Performance Center, 488 Prillaman Way N.W., Kennesaw. arts.kennesaw.edu.

Emory Wind Ensemble: Symphonic Dances from “West Side Story.” 8 p.m. April 21. Free. Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, 1700 N. Decatur Road N.E., Atlanta. arts.emory.edu.

The Disco Biscuits. 9 and 11:30 p.m. April 21. Sold out. Terminal West, 887 W. Marietta St. N.W., Atlanta. www.terminalwestatl.com.

Joel Kosche with the Howling Tongues & Audrey Morgan. April 21. $10 in advance. Smith’s Olde Bar, 1578 Piedmont Road N.E., Atlanta. 404-875-1522, www.smithsoldebar.com.

Sister Hazel. 8:30 p.m. April 22. $27. Variety Playhouse, 1099 Euclid Ave. N.E., Atlanta. www.variety-playhouse.com.

The SteelDrivers. 7 p.m. April 22. $20-$30. Terminal West, 887 W. Marietta St. N.W., Atlanta. www.terminalwestatl.com.

Callaghan. 7 p.m. April 22. $15-$20. Eddie’s Attic, 515-B N. McDonough St., Decatur. eddiesattic.com.

Esperanza Spalding Presents Emily’s D+Evolution. 9 p.m. April 22. $34.50-$37. Center Stage, 1374 W. Peachtree St., Atlanta. www.centerstage-atlanta.com.

SweetWater 420 Festival. From Atlanta rapper Ludacris and comedian Jeff Dauler to Kid Rock, Bastille, the Roots and Manchester Orchestra, more than 50 artists will take the stage. 4:20-11 p.m. April 22; noon-11 p.m. April 23; noon-10 p.m. April 24. Single-day passes, $42-$62. Three-day passes, $123-$138. Centennial Olympic Park, 265 Park Ave., Atlanta. sweetwater420fest.com.

Celtic Woman: The Destiny Tour. 7:30 p.m. April 23. $45-$105. Fox Theatre, 660 Peachtree St. N.E., Atlanta. 855-285-8499, www.FoxTheatre.org.

Symphony on the Sand with the Columbus Symphony Orchestra. 8 p.m. April 23. $30; $25 in advance. Callaway Gardens, 17800 U.S. 27, Pine Mountain. www.callawaygardens.com.

Julian Lage Trio. 7:30 p.m. April 23. $40. Spivey Hall, Clayton State University, 2000 Clayton State Boulevard, Morrow. www.spiveyhall.org.

Cécile McLorin Salvant. 8 p.m. April 23. $38-$64. Rialto Center for the Arts, 80 Forsyth St. N.W., Atlanta. rialtocenter.org.

Home By Dark with Sarah Darling and Danny Mitchell. 8 p.m. April 23. $21.50- $31.50. Infinite Energy Theater, 6400 Sugarloaf Parkway, Duluth. www.infiniteenergycenter.com.

Pierre Bensusan. 7 p.m. April 23. $20-$26. Eddie’s Attic, 515-B N. McDonough St., Decatur. eddiesattic.com.

Geoff Achison, Randall Bramblett. 9:30 p.m. April 23. $18-$23. Eddie’s Attic, 515-B N. McDonough St., Decatur. eddiesattic.com.

Ciara. 8 p.m. April 23. $29. Center Stage, 1374 W. Peachtree St., Atlanta. www.centerstage-atlanta.com.

Questlove with xzvierBLK. 10 p.m. April 23. $35-$65. Center Stage, 1374 W. Peachtree St., Atlanta. www.centerstage-atlanta.com.

Leftover Salmon. 10 p.m. April 23. $22.50-$25. Variety Playhouse, 1099 Euclid Ave. N.E., Atlanta. www.variety-playhouse.com.

Sunny Ledfurd. April 23. $10 in advance. Smith’s Olde Bar, 1578 Piedmont Road N.E., Atlanta. 404-875-1522, www.smithsoldebar.com.

Earl Klugh. 8 p.m. April 23. $38- $63. Ferst Center for the Arts at Georgia Tech, 350 Ferst Drive N.W., Atlanta. ferstcenter.org.

Margo Price. 8 p.m. April 24. $14. Eddie’s Attic, 515-B N. McDonough Street, Decatur. eddiesattic.com.

Emory Concert Choir. 7 p.m. April 24. Free. Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, 1700 North Decatur Road Northeast, Atlanta. arts.emory.edu.

Van Morrison. 8 p.m. April 24. $69.50-$250. Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre, 2200 Encore Parkway, Alpharetta. www.vzwamp.com.

Afton Showcase, featuring Synco, Laurie Ray, Hecklehammer and guests. April 24. $12 in advance. Smith’s Olde Bar, 1578 Piedmont Road N.E., Atlanta. 404-875-1522, www.smithsoldebar.com.

Georgia Festival Chorus:  "72 Years of Song." Concert honors Frank Boggs and includes the world premiere of a commissioned work by his friend Mack Wilberg, Director of the Mormon Tabernacle Choir. 7:30 p.m. April 24. Free. Johnson Ferry Road Baptist Church, 955 Johnson Ferry Road, Marietta. tgafc.org.

Bush. 8 p.m. April 24. $36.50-$42.50. Tabernacle, 152 Luckie St. N.W., Atlanta. www.tabernacleatl.com.

Butch Trucks & the Freight Train Band. April 25. $20 in advance. Smith’s Olde Bar, 1578 Piedmont Road N.E., Atlanta. 404-875-1522, www.smithsoldebar.com.

Soulfly. 7 p.m. April 26. $20. The Masquerade, 695 North Ave. N.E. Atlanta. www.masqueradeatlanta.com.

The Joy Formidable. 8:30 p.m. April 26. $18-$59.50. Terminal West, 887 W. Marietta St. N.W., Atlanta. www.terminalwestatl.com.

Stars of ABC’s “Nashville”: Clare Bowen, Chris Carmack, Charles Esten and Aubrey Peeples. 7:30 p.m. Apr. 27. $36-$71. Fox Theatre, 660 Peachtree St. N.E., Atlanta. foxtheatre.org.

B.A.P. 8 p.m. Apr. 27. $50-$180. Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre, 2800 Cobb Galleria Parkway, Atlanta. www.cobbenergycentre.com.

Steel Panther. 8 p.m. April 27. $27.50. Tabernacle, 152 Luckie St. N.W., Atlanta.  www.tabernacleatl.com.

Kennesaw State University Symphony Orchestra. 8 p.m. April 27. $10-$15. Bailey Performance Center, 488 Prillaman Way N.W., Kennesaw. arts.kennesaw.edu.

Coleman Hell with Ria Mae. 8:30 p.m. April 27. Vinyl. $12-$15. Vinyl, 1374 W. Peachtree St., Atlanta. www.centerstage-atlanta.com.