AMG Weekend Picks! Zac Brown Band, Mastadon, Black Lips, and More!

[ 0 ] May 11, 2012 |

Did you get your Mother’s Day present yet? To all the moms out there, let me be the first to tell you that YOU ROCK! Moms have the hardest job on the planet, and deserve some loving this weekend (and all days!). Here are some suggestions with what to do with your beautiful weekend!

Friday, May 11 – 500 Songs for Kids at Smith’s Olde Bar

We are in the final countdown for 500 Songs For Kids! All the all-stars are coming out of the woodworks to be a part of this great cause, make sure and catch one of the shows!

Friday, May 11 – Atlanta Food & Wine Festival

The yummiest festival ever is in town this weekend! Food & Wine Magazine are hosting their festival here in Atlanta this weekend; Online tickets have closed, so I hope you got yours early!

Friday, May 11 – Matthew Mayfield & David Ramirez at Vinyl

Two amazing singer/songwriters with placement clout, and musical souls, these two are magicians of the acoustic guitar.

Saturday, May 12 – Beach House at Georgia Theater

Hipster-loved indie rockers, Beach House will have the cool kids bobbing their heads down in Athens.

Saturday, May 12 – Black Lips at Terminal West

Atlanta shock-indie rockers Black Lips are back in their hometown at Terminal West, which of course will be a VERY interesting and entertaining show.

Saturday, May 12 – Zac Brown Band at Aaron’s Amphitheater at Lakewood

Atlanta’s favorite fried-chicken tasting country sons are back in their hometown for their annual Mother’s Day concert.

Saturday May 12 – Mastadon at the Masquerade

Be prepared for some screaming hard rock glory! Mastadon is back in Atlanta and making a scene at the Masq.

Saturday, May 12 – An Evening with Girlyman at Eddie’s Attic

Atlanta group, Girlyman have been described as “really good, really unexpected, and really different.” They are playing two shows at Eddie’s Attic.

Sunday May 13 – Unplugged in the Park Presents Charlie Mars at Park Tavern

Mr. Mars is a familiar face around Atlanta and is back again for his usual gig at Unplugged in the Park this Sunday at Park Tavern.

On Sales:

Nicki Minaj at the Fox Theater, Jul 22

ON SALE MAY 12 @ 10 AM!

Corey Smith’s Red Clay Jamboree at Coolray Field, July 14 -

Maxwell at Philips Arena, July 27 -

IDENTITY FESTIVAL 2012 at Aaron’s Amphitheatre at Lakewood, August 2 -

Honda Civic Tour presents Linkin Park and Incubus at Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre at Encore Park, August 19 -

Phish at Aaron’s Amphitheatre at Lakewood, August 28 -

Music Midtown 2012 at Piedmont Park, September 21 and 22 -

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