Bush, Live, Moby, the Verve Pipe, and Cake will be among the artists converging on Atlanta’s Lakewood Amphitheater next month for a special charity show being sponsored by local radio station WNNX.Others scheduled to play at the “Big Day Out” concert on September 18 include hometown faves Marvelous 3, Luscious Jackson, Tonic, Train, 2 Skinnee J’s, Econoline Crush, and Vertical Horizon. Regional acts ranging from the Josh Joplin Band and Five-Eight to Big Atomic and Deacon Brody will also be on hand to perform at a “Locals” stage set up at the Lakewood Amphitheater midway. Proceeds from the benefit show will be donated to the Samaritan House of Atlanta, a non-profit organization that helps homeless men and women regain their independence through employment and housing. For more information and updates on the “Big Day Out ’99” charity concert, check out the WNNX website or the Good Samaritan home page.
— David Basham