AMG Weekend Picks: Death Cab for Cutie, Magnapop, Mary Chapin Carpenter and More!

[ 0 ] August 11, 2011 |

We are so spoiled for choice this weekend! There are huge names galore, and of course there’s some great local gigs, as well as a couple of comedy legends thrown in for good measure.

Thursday, August 11 – Death Cab for Cutie at Verizon Wireless Amphitheater

Indie-turned-major kids Death Cab for Cutie with be wearing their hearts on their sweaty sleeves tonight at Encore Park, where it will be tough to stay so cool in this heat.

Thursday, August 11 – Saturday, August 13 – Scott Thompson and Kevin McDonald at The Punchline

We have almost half of the legendary comedy troupe “Kids in the Hall” coming to Atlanta for a whole weekend! Scott Thompson and Kevin McDonald will play a TON of shows Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

Friday, August 12 – Mayhem Festival at Aaron’s Amphitheatre at Lakewood

If you’re up for something a lot, lot louder, then you should check out the likes of Disturbed, Godsmack and Megadeth at the Mayhem Festival on Friday.

Friday, August 12 – Elevation at Vinyl

Local rockers Elevation bring their stadium-ready rock to Vinyl on Friday night.

Saturday, August 13 – Magnapop at The EARL

Keeping with the local feel, early ’90s college rockers Magnapop return to The EARL for a night of nostalgia and all-round coolness.

Saturday, August 13 – Mary Chapin Carpenter & Shawn Colvin at Chastain Park Amphitheatre

Good friends and singer-songwriter stalwarts Mary Chapin Carpenter and Shawn Colvin bring some enchanting strumming and moving story-telling to Chastain on Saturday night.

On Sales:

David Nail at The Loft, September 10 – on sale Friday, August 12 at noon

10 Years at Masquerade, September 11 – on sale Friday, August 12 at 10 a.m.

LG Ones To Watch Presents Never Shout Never at The Tabernacle, October 13 – on sale Friday, August 12 at noon

Plain White T’s at Masquerade, October 15 – on sale Friday, August 12 at noon

Off! at Masquerade, October 18 – on sale Friday, August 12 at 10 a.m.

Dream Theater at The Tabernacle, October 19 – on sale Friday, August 12 at 10 a.m.

The O-Line at Vinyl, November 12 – on sale Friday, August 12 at noon

GWAR at Masquerade, November 22 – on sale Friday, August 12 at 10 a.m.

I.O.Z. at Smith’s Olde Bar, November 25 – on sale Friday, August 12 at noon

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