AMG Weekend Picks: The Rosebuds, Decatur Beach Party, White Denim and More!

[ 0 ] June 16, 2011 |

We’re still getting over the fact that Adele won’t be playing this weekend (feel better Adele!) at The Tabernacle, but there’s a ton of great gigs and festivals to choose from, including the sweet Midsummer Music and Food Festival in Candler Park!

Thursday, June 16 – The Rosebuds at The EARL

Married-now-divorced, but somehow still a writing and performing duo, The Rosebuds return to Atlanta to regale you with tunes about their love lost.

Friday, June 17 – Decatur Beach Party at The Old Courthouse Square

60 tons of sand, wading pools, boardwalk games and more makes Decatur’s annual Beach Party a huge destination for families and cool kids alike. Just don’t forget your sunscreen!

Friday, June 17 – White Denim at The Drunken Unicorn

Austin’s White Denim keep getting better with age, and their latest release D has fans and critics gushing over their cool psychedelic garage rock styles. See what all the fuss is about at The Drunken Unicorn this weekend.

Saturday, June 18 – The Black Jacket Symphony Presents The Beatles: Abbey Road at Masquerade

Feeling a bit retro? Catch the incredible Black Jacket Symphony’s brilliant rendition of The Beatles’ Abbey Road on Saturday.

Saturday, June 18 – Midsummer Music and Food Fest

We can’t wait for this free music festival at Candler Park this Saturday. They’ve got excellent sounds from Robert Randolph & The Family Band, Dr. Dog and more, and excellent nosh from The Pup Truck, The Fry Guy, Yumbii and loads of other great food trucks. Admission to the festival is free, but wristbands to drink will cost you.

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Sunday, June 19 – Youssou N’Dour & The Super Etoile Band of Senegal at Georgia International Convention Center

Treat your worldly dad to a worldly Father’s Day treat with Senegal legend Youssou N’Dour on Sunday.

Sunday, June 19 – Hall and Oates at Chastain Park Amphitheatre

Or if your dad is an American classics kind of man, then he’ll probably want to hear the ’80s hits of Hall and Oates at Chastain, with a nice spread of cheese and wine.

 

On Sales:

Nappy Roots at Smith’s Olde Bar, July 3 – on sale Friday, June 17 at 10 a.m.

Dirty Guv’nahs at Smith’s Olde Bar, September 9 – on sale on Sunday, June 19 at 10 a.m.

Adam Carolla at The Tabernacle, September 30 – on sale Friday, June 17 at 10 a.m.

Ghostland Observatory at Masquerade, October 5 – on sale Friday, June 17 at 10 a.m.

Ford F-Series Presents Toby Keith w/Eric Church at Aaron’s Amphitheatre at Lakewood, October 8 – on sale Saturday, June 18

Jim Gaffigan at Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre, December 3 – on sale Friday, June 17 at 10 a.m.

 

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