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Four big shows in two weeks to getyour gaydar going

B-52s perform at Chastain Park

The B-52s
Friday, June 28, 8 p.m.
Atlanta Botanical Garden
www.atlantabotanicalgarden.org

Gay factor: Lead singer Fred Schneider and guitarist Keith Strickland are both gay, as was founding member Ricky Wilson (brother of B-52s member Cindy Wilson), who died of AIDS in 1995. Member Kate Pierson operates a funky Catskills resort with her life partner, Monica Coleman.

The B-52s headlined Atlanta Pride in 2000, driving what still may be the festival’s largest ever single-day attendance. The band, and Fred Schneider solo as a DJ, have performed for multiple gay and HIV causes.