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Our monthly Perry Julien photo essay of Atlanta concerts returns with shows by Jimmy Herring and the 5 of 7 at Variety Playhouse, Rising Appalachia at Variety Playhouse, Yung Baby Tate at the Masquerade, Peter Hook at Variety Playhouse and the Avett Brothers at the Fox Theatre.

Julien took his first concert photos as a teenager at a Led Zeppelin concert in New York City. For the past 15 years, he has chronicled Atlanta concert stages for various publications with artists that range from B.B. King, The Rolling Stones and Leonard Cohen to Eminem, Katie Perry and Gucci Mane.

His concert photography is a monthly feature on ArtsATL.

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Leah Smith of Rising Appalachia plays the banjo.

Rising Appalachia’s Leah Smith. She and sister Chloe formed the group after growing up in Little Five Points.

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Rising Appalachia’s Chloe Smith

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Chloe (left) and Leah Smith of Rising Appalachia perform on stage.

Chloe (left) and Leah Smith share a sisterly moment of joy in front of their hometown crowd.

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Rapper Yung Baby Tate performs on stage.

Decatur-born rapper Yung Baby Tate at the Masquerade

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Jimmy Herring plays his guitar at the Variety Playhouse.

Jimmy Herring (from left), Darren Stanley and Kevin Scott with the 5 of 7 at Variety Playhouse

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Jimmy Herring and the 5 of 7 perform on stage.

Jimmy Herring and the 5 of 7 are all alumni of bands led by the late Colonel Bruce Hampton.

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Peter Hook performs at the Variety Playhouse.

Peter Hook, bassist for Joy Division and New Order, performed with his solo band at Variety Playhouse.

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The Avett Brothers on stage at Atlanta's Fox Theatre.

The Avett Brothers at the Fox Theatre

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Cellist Joe Kwon and violinist Tania Elizabeth of the Avett Brothers

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The Avett Brothers perform at Atlanta's Fox Theatre.

The Avett Brothers, Scott (left) and Seth, grew up in North Carolina and have grown into one of the leading modern Americana bands.

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Scott Avett plays the banjo on stage.

Scott Avett’s banjo gives an old-time feel to the band’s sound.

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