AMG Weekend Picks: Civil Twilight, J. Mascis, Scissor Sisters and More!

[ 0 ] April 7, 2011 |

Phew. We hope everyone is safe with power back on and all those trees cleared up after the mad stormy week we had. Luckily we hear that everything is almost all back to normal and the weekend will be going ahead as planned. Hopefully we’ll dodge any of those possible storms predicted and have a rock ‘n’ roll couple of days. Atlanta also has a ton of on sales coming up, so check those up at the bottom.

Thursday, April 7 – Civil Twilight at The Loft

All the way from South Africa, Civil Twilight has been on their way up and has consistently being building their fan-base here in Atlanta. Check out their rockin’ show at The Loft tonight.

Thursday, April 7 – J. Mascis at The EARL

College rock legend J. Mascis returns to Atlanta to thrill music geeks galore. Put Kurt Vile in the mix and you’ve got a helluva show.

Thursday, April 7 – Lyrics Born at Masquerade

Eclectic rapper Lyrics Born brings his smooth rhymes to Atlanta tonight.

Friday, April 8 – Big Mike Geier & Kingsized at Star Bar

Get yourself some old, old school rock ‘n’ roll with Big Mike Geier & Kingsized’s big band sound. There’s bound to be some Elvis gems in there too, which you know you can’t afford to miss.

Friday, April 8 – Destroyer at The EARL

Dan Bejar continues to lead his Merge project Destroyer into the hearts of indie fans everywhere.

Friday, April 8 – Scissor Sisters at The Tabernacle

Like bright colors, dazzling live performances, brilliant pop tunes, and a heavy dose of camp? Then you probably already have your ticket to see Scissor Sisters at The Tabernacle.

Saturday, April 9 – Lil’ Wayne at Philips Arena

Lil’ Wayne is making a triumphant return to the public eye with this tour.  Fresh from jail and with a (supposed) new lease on life, we’re looking forward to seeing what he comes up with next.

Saturday, April 9 – “Night Terrors!” at Star Bar

One of our local faves Mermaids headlines this stellar night with Pinche Gringo, Mad Tea Party and Ghost Bikini upstairs, and The Husseins and Wet Cadillac keeping it going downstairs.

Tickets are $8 at the door.

On sales:

Plain Jane Automobile at Vinyl, May 11 – on sale Friday, April 8 at noon

Hank and Cupcakes at Vinyl, May 12 – on sale Friday, April 8 at noon

Sex Type Thing at Vinyl, May 13 – on sale Friday, April 8 at noon

A Thousand Horses at Smith’s  Old Bar, May 15 – on sale Friday, April 8 at 10 a.m.

James Taylor at Chastain Park Amphitheatre, May 28 – on sale Saturday, April 9 at 10 a.m.

Miranda Lambert at Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre, June 4 – on sale Friday, April 8 at 10 a.m.

Mumford & Sons at Fox Theatre, June 12 – on sale Friday, April 8 at 10 a.m.

The Rosebuds at The EARL, June 16 – on sale Friday, April 8 at 10 a.m.

Michael C. Smith and The Deacon Brandon Reeves at Smith’s  Old Bar, June 23 – on sale Friday, April 8 at 10 a.m.

Hanna Thomas/Tyler Boone/Jessica Cayne in The Atlanta Room at Smith’s  Old Bar, July 9 – on sale Friday, April 8 at 10 a.m.

Big Business/Torche at The EARL, July 14 – on sale Friday, April 8 at 10 a.m.

A Perfect Circle at The Tabernacle, July 20 – on sale Friday, April 8 at 10 a.m.

All 6′s and 7′s – The Tour at The Loft, July 27 – on sale Friday, April 8 at noon

Ke$ha at The Arena at Gwinnett Center, July 30 – on sale Saturday, April 9

Kid Rock with Sheryl Crow at Aaron’s Amphitheatre at Lakewood, August 28 – on sale Saturday, April 9 at 10 a.m.

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