Celebrating 40 years since activists and Southern ­rockers helped save Atlanta's classic venue.

When Gregg Allman got the call to join more than a dozen acts in a Lynyrd Skynyrd tribute concert in late 2014 at Atlanta's Fox Theatre, he quickly signed on, and not just because he and the band are long-standing members of the Southern-rock brotherhood. The "One More for the Fans" show not only ­honored Skynyrd, it was also part of a yearlong celebration of the 40th ­anniversary of the Fox's rescue from the wrecking ball.

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