Find that last bit of energy saved from the week, because this weekend is going to be filled with musical talent. We’ve got the Music Tapes Traveling Show coming to Erikson Clock TONIGHT! Plus, how could we forget the HUGE Old School Saturday Anniversary party?! It doesn’t stop there! Sunday night, May 26, the Late Night Jazz Concert featuring Dionne Farris and the Russell Gunn Quartet is happening at the Loews Atlanta Hotel! WOW! This is going to be an AWESOME Memorial Day weekend! Check out the rest of the schedule below!
Friday, May 24th-The Music Tapes presents The Traveling Imaginary at Erikson Clark
Can’t see Neutral Milk Hotel because of sold out tickets. No need to worry! Band member Julian Foster’s The Music Tapes are coming to Atlanta, so make sure to check them out.
Friday, May 24th-Waller w/ Vandaveer at The EARL
This band is pure Americana. The music speaks for itself and comes through the speakers with such roots clarity that everyone in the room will feel a bit of Americana nostalgia.
Friday, May 24th-Jen Foster at Eddie’s Attic
The award winning singer songer writer will be taking over the iconic stage at Eddie’s Attic. The venue, perfectly matched for her will get a taste of her sense of humor as well as her song writing skills. From covers to songs written about the state of American and the country today, Jen Foster holds nothing back.
Friday, May 24th-Haley and Alexis at Smiths Olde Bar
This young duo has louder and bigger than ever. The two young girls who make up the band are not only true Georgia natives, but also identical twins. That kind of connection is unique in the music industry, and they have made that aspect their advantage. Even with all their similarities, the girls still bring two different perspectives to any stage they take.
Saturday, May 25th-Old School Saturday 10th Anniversary at Westin Peachtree Plaza
Get out your high heels and your best dress because its Old School Saturday and even more, it’s the tenth anniversary! Make sure you are dressed to the nines for this posh event downtown!
Saturday, May 25th-Alchemy at Vinyl
This band may be just a little over a year old, but time hasn’t been necessary for these Atlanta natives. The alternative rock band formed last January, and they have been running every since to keep up in the fast paced rock world. Go out and support your locals at this concert.
Saturday, May 25th-Radar at Smiths Olde Bar
In the 60s, Radar was known for their classic southern rock style, and today the guys are back together on the same stage ones more. The familiar sound of crisp guitars and heavy vocals will still be there for all the old fans looking to see them again.
Saturday, May 25th-Lucas Mire at Eddie’s Attic
His rich, deep voice is perfectly matched with the folk tunes he sings, and few can boast his set of vocals. The Atlanta native has been making waves here in the city, and Saturday is going to be even more special because it celebrates Mire’s CD release.
Saturday, May 25th-Mount Carmel w/ special guests at The EARL
With smokey vocals, booming guitars and drums, Mount Carmel will fill The EARl with pure rock and roll. These guys don’t mess around. No bells and whistles here, just rock music at its best. Check them out at The EARL.
Sunday, May 26th-Late Night Jazz Concert: Dionne Farris and Russell Gunn Quartet at Loews Atlanta Hotel
Enjoy a lovely night of smooth jazz in the luxurious Loews Hotel!
Sunday, May 26th-SoMo with Nick Leubke at Smiths Olde Bar
This independent R&B artist has been viewed over 3 million times on YouTube, and this January he released a new video for his song “Ride.” Part of The Show Off Tour, SoMo will be doing just that. Show Off Was released on May, 5 meaning his performance at Smiths will be full of new music to be heard!
Sunday, May 26th-The Steeldrivers at Eddie’s Attic
The Steeldrivers have an intense version of bluegrass music that can only have been fro Nashville. It’s powerful and poetic lyrics are so human that nearly any listener can really begin to understand what The Steeldrivers are all about.