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Mara's Music Mix

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For nearly two decades, Mara Davis was a well-known voice on Atlanta's FM airwaves, first on Z-93, and then on Dave FM.

Now she joins WABE's Steve Goss each Friday for a preview of weekend music events.

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The metro area is full-to-bursting this weekend with big shows, and WABE contributor Mara Davis and host emeritus Steve Goss join forces to help guide you through their picks for Mara's Music Mix.

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This weekend in Atlanta concerts, we have the offspring of The Dead, a reunited 90s R&B act and The Boss himself.

Contributor Mara Davis joins host emeritus Steve Goss for a look at upcoming shows around town.

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This week, Atlanta clubs and concert halls play host to some famed singer-songwriters, a couple of '80s throwbacks and Carrie Bradshaw's favorite salsa band. 

Contributor Mara Davis joins host emeritus Steve Goss for a look ahead at the upcoming concert calendar.

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This weekend, Atlanta plays host to half of a legendary folk duo, all of a Grammy-winning hip-hop duo and a bona fide country superstar. 

Contributor Mara Davis joins host emeritus Steve Goss for a look at the upcoming concert calendar:

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This weekend in Atlanta concerts, a classic rocker tries something new, an innovative guitarist amps up the visuals and a hometown metal act hits the EARL.

Contributor Mara Davis joins host emeritus Steve Goss for their weekly concert calendar.

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This week, Atlanta plays host to some hometown hip-hop, genre-defying electronic artists and the "Material Girl" herself.

Contributor Mara Davis joins host emeritus Steve Goss for a look ahead at some upcoming concerts.

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This week, Atlanta plays host to an Americana success story, a super-hip local music festival and a tribute to a man who changed the Atlanta music scene forever.

Contributor Mara Davis joins host emeritus Steve Goss for a look ahead at the upcoming concert calendar.

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2016 is set to be a big year for Atlanta concerts, with visits from Adele, Madonna and the Boss himself scheduled in the coming months. 

Contributor Mara Davis joins WABE host emeritus Steve Goss for a look ahead at the most noteworthy acts and artists coming to town in the new year.

Gregg Allman performs two nights at Atlanta Symphony Hall, Wednesday and Thursday.
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The post-Christmas concert calendar is full of Americana masters and jam bands taking up multi-night residencies in Atlanta's halls and clubs. 

Contributor Mara Davis joins host emeritus Steve Goss for a look at who's ringing in the New Year on stage.

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An indie rock supergroup, a genre-busting brass ensemble and a pair of earthy duos are hitting Atlanta's clubs and concert halls this weekend. 

WABE contributor Mara Davis joins host emeritus Steve Goss for a look ahead at the concert calendar with Mara's Music Mix.

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This week, Atlanta plays host to a hometown hero, some indie rock darlings, an elder statesman of bluegrass and much more.

Contributor Mara Davis joins host emeritus Steve Goss for a look at some of the upcoming concerts in the metro area.

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This weekend, Atlanta plays host to a rockabilly great, rowdy country punks, a showcase of homegrown talent and more. 

Contributor Mara Davis joins host emeritus Steve Goss for a look at the upcoming concert calendar.

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This post-holiday weekend in Atlanta finds some hometown acts playing some familiar venues, and the Atlanta Symphony taking on the works of John Williams. 

Contributor Mara Davis joins host emeritus Steve Goss for a look ahead at shows with Mara's Music Mix.

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This weekend, Atlanta plays host to some New Orleans brass, a local act anchored by a husband and wife duo and the biggest smooth jazz saxophonist of all time ... yes, that one. WABE contributor Mara Davis joins host emeritus Steve Goss for this week's "Mara's Music Mix."

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This weekend, Atlanta is playing host to a glam-rock throwback, some unaccompanied voices and most of the Grateful Dead. WABE contributor Mara Davis joins host emeritus Steve Goss for "Mara's Music Mix."

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WABE contributor Mara Davis and host emeritus Steve Goss look ahead at some of the concerts packing this weekend's calendar, including a pair of bluegrass-tinged festivals, the original funk rock party band and a group called Lettuce. 

Soul Asylum hits the Masquerade along with the Meat Puppets this Monday.
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This weekend, Atlanta plays host to Georgia's favorite party band, hip-hop pioneers, a band that brings the cowbell and much more. WABE contributor Mara Davis joins host emeritus Steve Goss for a look at some of the upcoming concerts around town with Mara's Music Mix.

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The metro area is full-to-bursting this weekend with big shows, and WABE contributor Mara Davis and host emeritus Steve Goss join forces to help guide you through their picks for Mara's Music Mix.

Elvis Costello will be in conversation at the Variety Playhouse on Monday, Oct. 18.
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This week metro Atlanta plays host to not one, but three music festivals, an Eagle gone country and a legendary songwriter in conversation at the Variety.

WABE contributor Mara Davis and host emeritus Steve Goss bring us Mara's Music Mix.

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As Atlanta transitions from big summer concerts to fall festivals, contributor Mara Davis joins host emeritus Steve Goss for a look at some of the acts and artists performing in town, including some hometown heroes partying on Ponce and a trio of very different Nordic acts.

Dave Grohl of the Foo Fighters performs at Citi Field on Thursday, July 16, 2015, in New York.
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Though this weekend's Afropunk Fest may have been canceled, there are still plenty of concerts going on in town. WABE contributor Mara Davis sits down with host emeritus Steve Goss to look at some of the indie legends and arena rockers coming to town this weekend.

Willie Nelson will appear on the Tabernacle stage with his trusty guitar, Trigger, on February 27.
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This weekend, the metro area plays host to an electronic dance music festival, a teen idol, a country legend and much more. WABE contributor Mara Davis sat down with host emeritus Steve Goss for this week's Music Mix.

Sir Elton John and his band, during his performance at Royal Theatre in Madrid, Spain. Monday, July 20, 2015.
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This weekend in Atlanta music, we've got the city's perennial summer festival, a comedian-turned-crooner, a backup singer taking center stage and much more.  Steve Goss sits down with WABE contributor Mara Davis for Mara's Music Mix.

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In this week's look ahead at some upcoming concerts around the city, we have a pop diva from across the pond, a pair of big-voiced superstars, a genuine psychobilly freakout and much more. 

WABE contributor Mara Davis sits down with Steve Goss for the weekly Mara's Music Mix.

Cece Peniston takes Center Stage in Atlanta on September 4
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This weekend, Atlanta has dance floor divas, a disco inferno, a jazz bass virtuoso and much more. WABE contributor Mara Davis brings us a look ahead at some upcoming concerts for the Labor Day weekend with Morning Edition host Steve Goss.

From left to right: Shawn Stockman, Nathan Morris, and Wanya Morris, better known as the Boyz II Men, singing amongst onlooking audiences at their concert in Genting Highlands, Malaysia on January 2007
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Atlanta is playing host to a lot of music this coming weekend. Contributor Mara Davis, with her weekly Music Mix, brings everyone up to speed on just some of what is going on. This weekend, there's '90s R&B, '80s rock and a festival of electronic music seemingly from the future. Davis joined WABE's Steve Goss for this look ahead. 

Brittany Howard and the Alabama Shakes perform at the Austin City Limits Music Festival, Friday, Oct. 12, 2012, in Austin, Texas.
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Each week we check in on some of the upcoming concerts around Atlanta, and this weekend, we have women wielding surf guitar, '70s prog rock and a pair of bluegrass-filled benefits.

WABE contributor Mara Davis joins Morning Edition host Steve Goss for this week's Music Mix.

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Atlanta will play host to a country music superstar, an Atlanta blues mainstay, the return of an R&B diva and much more. 

WABE contributor Mara Davis joins "Morning Edition" host Steve Goss for this week's Music Mix.

This March 2, 2014 file photo shows Idina Menzel performing during the Oscars at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles.
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Looking ahead at some of the upcoming concerts around town this weekend, we have a Broadway superstar, an Atlanta hip-hop icon, the scariest pair of '90s alt-rockers and much more.

WABE contributor Mara Davis joins "Morning Edition" host Steve Goss for Mara's Music Mix.

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Looking ahead at some of this weekend's concert offerings, Atlanta has a blues rock power couple, a solo B-52, the "Angel of the Morning" herself and much more.

WABE contributor Mara Davis joins "Morning Edition" host Steve Goss for this week’s Music Mix.

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