Live Music
Weeknights in June

Sound Waves is more than a concert series. Our mission is to celebrate local Atlanta musicians who contribute to the arts in remarkable, diverse ways.

Every weeknight in June we’ll amplify the sounds of our city and uplift the talented voices of our artists. During this series, you will discover sound waves in a new way while connecting with the ocean’s magnificent life. Enjoy live music in our atrium while having access to the Aquarium’s galleries and presentations, included with general admission.

Special food and beverage offerings will be available all night. The enhanced lighting and environment in our atrium will complement the atmospheric performers and musical artists. You don’t want to miss Sound Waves at Georgia Aquarium!

  • All concerts are included with Georgia Aquarium admission.
  • Event is from 5-9pm and open to all ages.
  • Please note: Separate ticket purchase required for 20,000 Beers Under the Sea on June 30 at 7pm.
Sound Waves Concert Series 2023

2023 Concert Lineup

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Meet the Bands


    Thursday, June 1st*
    Thursday, June 15th
    Thursday, June 29th

    These Atlanta artists are the heirs to the thrones of the old-school masters. Powerhouse singer Velle and her band will settle for nothing less than bringing these classic sounds glimmering into the now with a fresh, contemporary sheen.

    *June 1st: The Soulphonics will be performing without Ruby Velle.


    Friday, June 2nd
    Friday, June 16th
    Friday, June 30th

    Having mastered pitch-perfect renditions of classic shows from the 60’s and beyond, Georgia Player’s Guild has created shows that are sweeter than a Georgia peach in the Summertime!


    Monday, June 5th
    Monday, June 26th

    Bring the Caribbean sound of steel pan drum music to your life and import the live, pulsating rhythmic flavor of Trinidad & Tobago’s Carnival! Steel Pan music, accompanied by bongo & conga drums, is performed by Atlanta’s favorite Steel Pan & Calypso Band!


    Tuesday, June 6th

    Co-founder of the popular Atlanta party collective known as NonsenseATL and Creative Loafing’s Best Resident DJ of 2018, Kimber is known for throwing inclusive, diverse Atlanta dance parties.


    Wednesday, June 7th
    Wednesday, June 21

    A musical journey spanning both sides of 1985, Electric Avenue delivers the full concert experience where your favorite New Wave and 80’s music hits come to life.


    Thursday, June 8th
    Thursday, June 22nd

    They come to get down! Enjoy timeless classics and cutting-edge top 40 hits with a versatile and elegant style. Every concert is special and unique - not one is ever truly the same.


    Friday, June 9th
    Friday, June 23rd

    The party never stops with the best Americana-based wedding and event band in the Southeast… High Cotton! Raise a glass and sing along with your favorite classic rock and country anthems.


    Monday, June 12th
    Monday, June 19th

    Reggae, dub, and afro-funk with a twist of psychedelia- a melting pot of influences from around the world pour upon the inspiration to create Bird City Revolutionaries. Come see what makes them so popular and intriguing.


    Tuesday, June 13th

    A veteran of the dance underground, Vicki is an Atlanta-based DJ, and iconic event producer and founder of Deep South. You don’t want to miss this unique style of dance culture. As Vicki says, “Get Into it!”


    Wednesday, June 14th
    Wednesday, June 28th

    The ultimate tribute to the greatest hits of the 80s. The perfect band for anyone who wants to relive the glory days. Let the band take you back in time with their high-energy performances. Bring back the era of big hair and neon.


    Tuesday, June 20th

    Best known for founding Atlanta’s most popular summer party – Chaka Khan Hacienda, Vega has taken our city by storm and is celebrated by all walk of life. Hear her live in our Atrium this summer.


    Tuesday, June 27th

    Jash Jay is best known for his genre-bending sound, one-of-a-kind ear, and ability to connect with all crowds from the largest dance floors to concert arenas. His undeniable talent and infectious presence mark him as one of today’s leading disc jockeys.

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