AMG Weekend Picks: Mike Doughty, Rich Robinson, The Jayhawks, St. Vincent and More!

[ 4 ] October 27, 2011 |

BOO! Hope we didn’t scare ya – just getting into the spirit of things for the epic Halloween celebrations this weekend. Not only are there a ton of gigs, where you are bound to see your favorite rockers and rappers in their most hilarious costumes, but there are also some madcap parties. Scoutmob’s sold-out extravaganza takes over the Goat Farm, with treats from Good Food Truck, Sugar-Coated Radical and more, and 99X’s Brouhaha is back again, with Wrongway and Ill-Communication playing the Sublime and Beastie Boys hits. So pick your poison, and have a ghastly, frightening holiday!

Thursday, October 27 – Mike Doughty and His Band Fantastic at The Loft

The ’90s indie rock legend has come a long way since his Soul Coughing days. Catch Mike Doughty with his new band in Atlanta tonight.

Thursday, October 27 – Reverend Horton Heat at Masquerade

Get yourself a hefty slice of rockabilly action with the leading king of the genre when Reverend Horton Heat starts off your Halloween weekend at Masquerade.

Friday, October 28 – Rich Robinson at Smith’s Olde Bar

Georgia-born Rich Robinson is going it alone again, taking his guitar-playing and songwriting that made The Black Crowes famous on the road to the masses.

Friday, October 28 – The Jayhawks at The Buckhead Theatre

The lovely Tift Merritt opens for The Jayhawks for a night of incredible alt-country that reminds you why the genre rocked so much in the first place.

Friday, October 28 – St. Vincent at The EARL

We hope you got your tickets for the golden-voiced songstress, because this gig is SOLD OUT!

SOLD OUT!

Friday, October 28 and Saturday, October 29 – Watch The Throne: Jay-Z & Kanye West at Philips Arena

The two reigning Kings of Hip-Hop hold court for two night in Atlanta this weekend. If the reception of Watch The Throne is any indication, the show will blow the roof off.

Saturday, October 29 – Fitz and the Tantrums at Center Stage

For those wanting a bit more sparkle and ass-shaking, head on down to hear the addictive pop tunes of Fitz and the Tantrums, who are gaining fans thicker and faster than ants to jam.

On-Sales:

Against Me! at Masquerade, December 31 – on sale Friday, October 28

Zac Brown Band at Philips Arena, December 31 – on sale Friday, October 28

Blake Shelton – Well Lit & Amplified Tour 2012 at the Arena at Gwinnett Center, January 27 – on sale Friday, October 28

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  1. JayeL says:

    Really looking forward to Fitz & the Tantrums and Walk The Moon on Saturday. Should be a great night at Center Stage.

  2. Amanda says:

    I almost spit out my water when I read ” bit more sparkle and ass-shaking”, YES!!!! You made my day!

  3. The Editor says:

    We try =)

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