This weekend is going to be busy and we LOVE it! We have some AH-mazing shows and events taking place over the next few days! If you’re into contemporary music and dance, then head over to the Balzer Theater at Herren’s for SHE-Seek. Hope. Evolve., or maybe you’re into modern pop? Then you should definitely check out Anamanaguchi at the Drunken Unicorn. Of course, we have plenty of amphitheater shows going on this weekend too! Hopefully the rain holds out. If you want to keep the fun outdoors, check out The Manhattans featuring Gerald Alston and Blue Lovett at the Amphitheater at Riverdale Town Center or get tickets to Where the Action Is at the Frederick Brown Jr. Amphitheater. So many choices, so little time!
Friday, July 19- Boz Scaggs at The Atlanta Botanical Garden
The 11th annual Wells Fargo Concerts in the Garden, recognized as Atlanta’s most intimate outdoor music event, brings Boz Scaggs to the stage this weekend! Hopefully you secured your tickets early, because the show is SOLD OUT.
Friday, July 19- Machines Are People Too with The Electric Sons + Fox Grin at Vinyl
The band has toured across the nation, playing alongside such acts as Miami Horror, Ghostland Observatory, Thievery Corporation, and Two Fresh. Word of their unique synth-pop sound is spreading fast, with numerous festival appearances including Bonnaroo and Nocturnal Wonderland and an EP release from noted Producer/Synth Player Lars Stalfors(The Mars Volta, Matt & Kim, Funeral Party.)
Friday, July 19- SHE- Seek. Hope. Evolve. at The Balzer Theater at Herren’s
Presented by Project 7 Contemporary Dance Company, SHE is a powerful, all-female cast, contemporary dance show, directed and choreographed by Cherrise Wakeham, that will inspire audiences through raw movement and a positive message for women.
Don’t miss the Red Carpet, Champagne and Dessert reception from 6:30pm until 7:30pm.
Tickets for Friday, July 19 and Saturday, July 20 available below.
Friday, July 19- inc with Kelela at The Earl
inc., the nom de plume of brothers Andrew and Daniel Aged, release their full length debut, no world, on February 18th, 2013. A soulful opening statement, the eleven-track album provides a calm, inviting, smoke-filled place where voices carry, drums crack through an empty room, and deep lows envelope the air.
Friday, July 19- Robert Plant at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater
English rocker, Robert Plant, hits Atlanta this Friday night. Best known as the lead vocalist and lyricist of the rock band Led Zeppelin, Plant is sure to not disappoint!
Friday, July 19- Living Colour at Variety Playhouse
2013 Marks the 25th anniversary of Vivid, Living Colour’s debut record, which will also see them embark on a 25th anniversary tour, performing the album in it’s entirety.
Saturday, July 20- Anamanaguchi with Kitty at The Drunken Unicorn
Check out our killer interview with Anamanaguchi and grab your tickets because this show will sell out!
Saturday, July 20- Luella and the Sun at Vinyl
Luella and the Sun, one of Nashville, TN’s must see emerging acts defies any singular description. Music Connection Magazine described them in geographic terms as “feverish, bluesy jungle territory.” Regardless of how they are characterized, one certain thing is that their sound ignites a soulful blend of blues-hop, gospel and rock, merging a fearless sense of abandon and equal parts restraint.
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Saturday, July 20- Susi French Connection at Eddie’s Attic
Atlanta’s Susi French Connection features members of Michelle Malone band, Roxie Watson, Josh Joplin Band and the Gentle Readers, performing AM gold and 70′s dance music with a dash of rock and soul.
Saturday, July 20- The Manhattans at the Amphitheater at Riverdale Town Center
Performing live, The Original Stone City Band, Evelyn Champagne King, & The Manhattans featuring Gerald Alston & Blue Lovett. Enjoy great live entertainment in an intimate setting at the Amphitheater at Riverdale Town Center.
Saturday, July 20- Where the Action Is at the Frederick Brown Jr. Amphitheater
Featuring live performances by Paul Revere & the Raiders, Mary Wilson of The Supremes, The Association and Mitch Ryder!
Saturday, July 20- O.A.R. at the Tabernacle
To date O.A.R. has sold close to 2 million albums and over 2 million concert tickets, including three sold-out shows at New York City’s Madison Square Garden. In 2011 the band released their most recent studio album, King, which debuted at #12 on the Billboard 200 chart, #3 on the Billboard Digital Album Chart, and was #3 at iTunes on the day of the release.
Saturday, July 20- The Black Crowes at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater
THE BLACK CROWES have sold over 35 million albums and are known as one of rock’s best live acts. They’re currently touring the U.S. on their “Lay Down With Number 13” tour, their first tour since recently ending a two-year hiatus.
Saturday, July 20- 311 at Aaron’s Amphitheatre at Lakewood
311, Cypress Hill and G Love & Special Sauce hit the Lakewood Amphitheatre for 311′s eleventh consecutive summer of headlining tours!
Saturday, July 20- Yacht Rock Revue at Chastain Park Amphitheater
The Yacht Rock Revue™ is the Greatest Show on Surf and the finest tribute to ‘70s light rock to ever perform anywhere. The band has won accolades ranging from “Best Place to Get Drunk With Your Dad” to “Best Overall Music Act in Atlanta” to “Best Place to Start an Extramarital Affair.”
Sunday, July 21- Erin Thomas and Elli Perry at Eddie’s Attic
Nashville-based singer-songwriter Erin Thomas evokes the styles of Alison Krauss, Patty Griffin, Eva Cassidy and Norah Jones but remains a unique – and gorgeous – voice. Her new album “You Don’t Know Me” is a collection of songs that tell universal stories of life’s challenges, accomplishments, pleasures, and yearnings.
Sunday, July 21- KSU Faculty Jazz Parliament at Legacy Gazebo Amphitheater
Favorites among the students and faculty of the School of Music, the KSU Faculty Jazz Parliament, led by Sam Skelton, showcases some of Atlanta’s top performers for a spectacular night of jazz at the Gazebo.
Sunday, July 21- John Butler Trio at the Tabernacle
Come check out your favorite Australian roots and jam band led by John Butler!