AMG Weekend Picks: Mike Cooley, Kelly Clarkson, Manchester Orchestra, Oysterfest and More!

[ 0 ] February 23, 2012 |

Happy Lovely Sunny Thursday everyone! Take in all this warm weather while it lasts, because we’ll be going back to “normal” February temperatures (whatever that means) for the weekend. But for now, we’re getting out the flip-flops and shorts, and looking forward to a rocking weekend packed with shows and… oysters.

Thursday, February 23 – Mike Cooley at The EARL

We hope that you got your tickets for Drive-By Truckers’ brilliant guitarist Mike Cooley’s second sold out night at The EARL.

Thursday, February 23 – Adron at Eddie’s Attic

Atlanta’s bird-voiced melder of Tropicàlia and classic songwriting plays Eddie’s tonight with Doria Roberts.

Thursday, February 23 – Kelly Clarkson at Fox Theatre

The pop princess continues her reign, belting out those tunes of boys who have done her wrong.

Friday, February 24 – Please PleaseRock Me at Smith’s Olde Bar

The lads behind the juggernaut that is the Yacht Rock Revue play the hits and rarities of The Beatles with style, precision and passion.

Friday, February 24 – Manchester Orchestra at The EARL

If you are a part of the Manchester Orchestra fan club, then you hopefully got tickets for this show. Otherwise, you didn’t stand much of a chance. A show just for the dedicated fans to be sure.

Friday, February 24 – Big Sandy & His Fly-Rite Boys at Star Bar

Get ready for a night of American roots, boogie, Western swing and more with the legendary Big Sandy in Little Five Points on Friday night.

Saturday, February 25 – Bass Drum of Death at 529

If you have a taste for down gritty rock ‘n’ roll, then you should be getting down to East Atlanta Village for this kick ass show.

Saturday, February 25 – Cute Boots at The EARL

Indie pop rockers Cute Boots sure seem to be living up to their name, with catchy riffs and power pop vibes. We’re excited to see them celebrate their record release at The EARL with Sealions and Natalie Prass on Saturday night.

Saturday, February 25 and Sunday, February 26 – Steamhouse Oysterfest at Steamhouse Lounge

The crowds will descend again for the 25th year on this midtown gem, battling to get their fill of oysters, beer and lobster bisque. Entertainment will be provided by the likes of The Georgia Satellites, Unzipt, Wesley Cook and more.

Sunday, February 26 – Atlanta Black History Celebration at Eddie’s Attic

Celebrate Black History with Atlanta’s own First Lady of Jazz, Francine Reed. She’ll be playing two shows on Sunday night.

 

On Sales:

Hank Williams, Jr. at The Arena At Gwinnett Center, April 13 – on sale Friday, February 24

Counting Crows at The Tabernacle, May 4 – on sale Friday, February 24

Prairie Home Companion at Fox Theatre, May 12 – on sale Monday, February 27

Jason Aldean with Luke Bryan at Aaron’s Amphitheatre at Lakewood, May 18 – on sale Friday, February 24

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