Aarons Amphitheatre Brings the Rock Hits This Summer

The summer season is generally also known as concert season as your favorite acts decide to take their show full of hits on the road to get up close and personal with their fans. One of Atlanta's most popular music venues, Aaron's Amphitheatre has already had some rather impressive shows this season, so there is little surprise that the hits keep coming.

A handful of rock music's most beloved acts are coming to Atlanta this week to close out one month and usher in another respectively. WHO: Mermaids of Alcatraz Tour: Train with The Script and Gavin DeGraw WHEN: Wednesday, July 31 st - Doors open at 6:00 p.m. WHERE: Aaron's Amphitheatre - 2002 Lakewood Way, Atlanta, GA 30315 TICKETS: Tickets are $36-$100 (plus applicable fees) Available at www.Ticketmaster.com or www.LiveNation.com WHO: Matchbox Twenty and Goo Goo Dolls WHEN: Saturday, August 3 rd - Doors open at 6:00 p.m. WHERE: Aaron's Amphitheatre - 2002 Lakewood Way, Atlanta, GA 30315 TICKETS: Tickets are $36-$100 (plus applicable fees) Available at www.Ticketmaster.com or www.LiveNation.com ABOUT TRAIN From avid music fans to occasional radio listeners, everyone will find something to like as Aaron's Amphitheatre presents Train Wednesday, July 31 st .

The band will mesmerize concert-goers with their "Mermaids of Alcatraz Tour" featuring The Script and Gavin DeGraw. Multi-platinum selling band Train has traveled a successful journey since the San Francisco group formed in 1994. The band, consisting of Pat Monahan, Jimmy Stafford, and Scott Underwood, has made their mark on the music world with three Grammy Award-winning songs including the famous "Drops of Jupiter (Tell Me)" and "Hey Soul Sister," plus multiple chart-topping single "Meet Virginia." Train will be playing tunes from their most recent album California 37 , which debuted at No. 4 on Billboard's Top 200 chart. For more information on Train visit www.savemesanfrancisco.com . ABOUT MATCHBOX TWENTY AND GOO GOO DOLLS Later in the week, Matchbox Twenty and Goo Goo Dolls will deliver hit after hit at Aaron's Amphitheatre with their co-headlining show Saturday, Aug. 3 rd . Matchbox Twenty has sold over 30 million records worldwide, and earned countless accolades, including five Grammy nominations, four American Music Award nods, and the 2004 People's Choice Award for "Favorite Musical Group."

They are currently in the midst of their sold-out North American tour celebrating last year's album North , which exploded into the number one spot on the Billboard 200 after its first week in release. Goo Goo Dolls have sold millions of albums worldwide, with 14 top ten radio hits, more than any other artist in the history of the Hot AC format. They have been nominated for four Grammy Awards and are the only artist to have three songs on Billboard's Top 100 Songs from 1992 to 2012 including the number one slot, for "Iris." They have shared the stage with everyone from The Rolling Stones to Taylor Swift. You can keep up with Matchbox Twenty at www.matchboxtwenty.com and Goo Goo Dolls at www.googoodolls.com . For more information about the author, Danielle Jennings, please visit my Google+ profile page.