It’s football time again! Besides the sea of Red & Black that will now be flooding our city, it is the Falcons kick off game! Fortunately for us Atlantans who can’t fly to watch the Dirty Birds, there are a ton of cool music events happening this weekend, and with this cooler weather happening, there is no excuse not to put on your most tattered jean jacket and hit the clubs.
Friday, September 9 – The Beach Boys at Cobb Performing Arts Centre
Get your California groove on with these Grapes! Even though they may be raisins, this is still a show to see!
Friday, September 9 – The Dirty Guv’nahs at Smiths Olde Bar
This band has quite the little buzz about them, and will be completely packed full of neo-alt-country folk. Plenty of suspenders in this room!
Friday, September 9 – Hotel Lights at Vinyl
If you are a Ben Folds Five Fan raise your hand! Ok everyone, then you have no excuse not to see former BFF drummer,Darren Jessee’s new band, Hotel Lights.
Friday, September 9 – J. Roddy Walston & The Business at The EARL
Did you know this is the OFFICIAL birthday party for Atlanta’s own Tim Sweetwood?? This band reminds you of what is good in rock n’ roll, check it!
Saturday, September 10 – STRFKR at the Masquerade
You might have remembered this band as one of the “ones to watch” at this year’s SXSW…Don’t worry, your mom won’t punish you for wearing this t-shirt.
Saturday, September 10 – The Black Lips w/ Vivian Girls at Southern Comfort Lounge
OH! Atlanta’s own indie boys are back in town, and ready to rock!
Saturday, September 10 – Travis Tritt at Wild Bills
Wanna get some good karma this weekend? Wild Bills is hosting “Operation One Voice: With Travis Tritt,” to support the fallen and wounded Special Operations Soldiers.
Sunday, September 11 – Manu Chao La Ventura at the Masquerade
Sunday, September 11 – 99x Unplugged in the Park with The Alternate Routes and Dangermuffin
Cake at the Fox Theatre December 31 – on sale Friday, September 9 at 10 AM