Can you feel it folks? Fall is properly in the air. We have leaves changing color and everything – and it’s not just from the lack of water. It’s the perfect crispy cool weather for taking in some great rock shows. Whether you want aging legends, need-to-know newbies or locals with their foot firmly in the door, we’ve got your weekend sorted. And don’t forget the on-sales at the bottom!
Thursday, November 18 – Roger Waters: The Wall Live at Philips Arena
The legendary Pink Floyd member takes a trip back to his roots and presents the manic madness of The Wall at Philips Arena. Make sure you have your ears properly cleaned out – they’ll want to take in every decimal of this sound feast.
Thursday, November 18 – Grinderman at Variety Playhouse
Dark and stormy rock ‘n’ roll is just what Nick Cave does best, and Grinderman delivers it in spades. They’ll be shaking the foundations of Variety Playhouse tonight.
Thursday, November 18 – Team Luis Presents Thursday Deluxe at Star Bar
It doesn’t get any better than this in Atlanta music: The Back Pockets, Lera Lynn (of Bird & Wire), Night Driving In Small Towns, The Husseins and A. Grime. Two stories of great music. For free.
Friday, November 19 and Saturday, November 20 – The Black Crowes at The Tabernacle
Georgia’s homegrown southern blues rockers The Black Crowes return for two nights at The Tabernacle this weekend.
Saturday, November 20 – The Posies at The Loft
Get your fix of power pop goodness with The Posies, Brendan Benson and Aqueduct Saturday night at The Loft.
Saturday, November 20 – Anthony Bourdain at Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre
Fancy a night with an angry, yet entertaining, celebrity chef and TV star? Anthony Bourdain has you taken care of.
Sunday, November 21 – Junip at The EARL
José González leads Junip all the way from Sweden for a night of lush, pastoral arrangements.
Sunday, November 21 – Ben Folds at The Tabernacle
With one of this year’s most eagerly anticipated records under his belt (Nick Hornby collaboration Lonely Avenue), Ben Folds is definitely on a roll. Catch him on his triumphant tour at The Tabernacle on Sunday.
B.o.B.: The Homecoming at Smith’s Olde Bar, December 24 – on sale Friday, November 19 at 10 a.m.
Cake at Center Stage, January 19 – on sale Friday, November 19 at noon
Linkin Park at Philips Arena, January 23 – on sale Saturday, November 20 at 10 a.m.
Thirty Seconds To Mars at The Tabernacle, January 28 – on sale Friday, November 19 at 10 a.m.
Robert Plant & The Band of Joy at Fox Theatre, February 5 – on sale Saturday, November 20 at 10 a.m.