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This weekend is full of beats, bluegrass and beyond. Contributor Mara Davis joins host emeritus Steve Goss for a look ahead at the concert calendar.

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Rapper T.I. says he only plans to release about two or three more albums.

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He told The Associated Press in a recent interview that he expects to release an album revolving around "trap music" this year. He's released nine full-length albums so far, and says he has "two or three albums left in him."

 

The 36-year-old from Atlanta added: "But it's definitely time to transition."

 

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This weekend's Atlanta Symphony Orchestra program is as warm and charming as their guest conductor, Nicholas McGegan.

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He's been in front of the ASO several times, but today was his first live interview with Lois Reitzes on "City Lights." Reitzes and McGegan listened to recordings of music featured on this weekend's concerts and discussed the fascinating lives of composers like Mozart and Haydn.

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Atlanta musician Colonel Bruce Hampton turned 70 over the weekend, and he is celebrating tonight at the Fox Theatre with a concert.

Hampton will be joined by a long list of notable Georgia musicians, including members of the Allman Brothers Band, Widespread Panic and REM. Members of Phish and actor Billy Bob Thornton will also make an appearance. And they will all be engaged in the art of the jam.

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This weekend's concert lineup features legends of rock, British pop, and hip hop. Contributor Mara Davis joins host emeritus Steve Goss for a look ahead with Mara's Music Mix.

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