AMG Weekend Picks: Grace Atlanta Caribbean Jerk Festival, Drive Invasion 2013, & More!

[ 0 ] August 29, 2013 |

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The weekend is almost upon us, which means it’s time for AMG’s Weekend Picks! You’ve made it through the week and it’s getting down to the wire. You’re in luck because not only is there a three day weekend ahead of you, there’s also a stacked lineup of shows in Atlanta! You’ve got plenty of shows to choose from, the world is your oyster!

Friday August 30 – Kelly McFarling with Corey White @ Eddie’s Attic

Singer-songwriter, Kelly McFarling was raised in Atlanta, GA and it gave her space to find her powerful voice in its church choirs and baseball stadiums. But it was San Francisco that gave her the encouragement and community to solidify her original sound.TIX are $10 in advance, $14 at the door

Doors are at 6:00 PM, buy your TIX via the link below!

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Friday August 30 – Rolling Nowhere w/Strung Like a Horse @ The Earl

Defying current genre classification, Atlanta’s own Rolling Nowhere has unofficially been described as a Psychedelic Junkyard Folk band.Combining their love of classic country/folk and psychedelic music, the result is a sound somewhere between early Uncle Tupelo, Wilco, Blitzen Trapper and the Grateful Dead.TIX are $10

Doors are at 9:00 PM, buy your TIX via the link below!

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Friday August 30 – The Mad Violinist & The Symphony Crack Orchestra @ Smith’s Olde Bar
The Mad Violinist (Ashanti Floyd) and the Symphony Crack Orchestra are an accomplished band with a strong international following that attracts broad audiences across diverse genres from pop to jazz. TIX are $10 in advance, $12 day of show

Doors are at 8:00 PM, buy your TIX via the link below!

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Saturday August 31 – COLEY with Wesley Cook @ Eddie’s Attic
Coley’s “Thousand Mile Tour” will make it’s Atlanta stop this Saturday at Eddie’s Attic. Fans of Christian singer-songwriters, this one’s for you! TIX are $10 in advance, $14 at the door

Doors are at 9:15 PM, buy your TIX via the link below!

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Saturday August 31 – Cigar Store Indians @ Smith’s Olde Bar
Cigar Store Indians is an American rockabilly/roots-rock band that plays original, dance-all-night honky-tonk music.TIX are $15 in advance, $18 day of show

Doors are at 8:00 PM, buy your TIX via the link below!

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Saturday August 31 – Le Sexoflex “The Happy Ending with Rica Shay” @ The Drunken Unicorn
Self proclaimed “sexiest band on the planet,” Le Sexoflex, will hit the Drunken Unicorn this Saturday. Fans of Peaches, Lil Kim, and Lady Gaga – we’re looking at you for this one! TIX are $5 in advance, $7 day of show

Doors are at 9:00 PM, buy your TIX via the link below!

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Saturday August 31 – Sons of Fathers with Robert Baird @ Eddie’s Attic
Do you like songwriting from the heart with ear-catching melodies and rich harmony vocals? Sons of Fathers is the band for you! RIYD: The Avett Brothers, The Byrds, & The Everly Brothers. TIX are $8 in advance, $12 at the door

Doors are at 6:00 PM, buy your TIX via the link below!

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Saturday August 31 – The Difference Machine with The N.E.C @ 529
The Difference Machine are a psychedelic hip hop duo based in Atlanta, Georgia. Come celebrate the innovative group’s album release party! TIX are $7

Doors are at 9:00 PM, buy your TIX via the link below!

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Saturday August 31 – The Hood Internet with Genesis @ Graveyard Tavern
A mash-up crew who came to fame thanks to their genre-jumping mixes, the Hood Internet was formed in Chicago after members Aaron Brink (ABX) and Steve Reidell (STV SLV) both moved to the city with fresh college diplomas.Check out their unbelievable mash-ups live! TIX $5

Doors are at 11:00 PM, buy your TIX via the link below!

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Sunday September 1 – Drive Invasion 2013 @ Starlight Drive-In Theatres
Catch Man…Or Astroman?, The Oblivians, and more live at Starlight Drive-In Theatres! Even better? They’ll be screening classic ’80s sci-fi flicks including The Last Starfighter, The Thing, and The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the Eighth Dimension! Adult TIX are $20 in advance, $25 at the door. Children (3-9 years old) TIX are $5

Doors are at 9:00 PM, buy your TIX via the link below!

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Sunday September 1 – Grace Atlanta Caribbean Jerk Festival @ Panthersville Stadium
As the only event of its type in the state of Georgia, the annual Grace Atlanta Caribbean Jerk Festival has been bringing the flavors and rhythms of the Caribbean to Georgia and surrounding states for the past eight years. There are few better combinations than tasty food and hot pulsating music in a relaxed atmosphere. This annual celebration of Caribbean food and music will feature live music, food vendors, crafts, and more! TIX are $10 in advance, $15 at the door until 5 PM, $20 after 5 PM

Doors are at 12:00 PM, buy your TIX via the link below!

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Sunday September 1 – Young Artists Showcase #5 @ Eddie’s Attic
The Young Artists Showcase presents local and regional talent from teen singer-songwriters from across the state from multiple genres: folk, country, pop, and Americana. See some of Georgia’s best up-and-coming artists! TIX are $12 in advance, $16 at the door

Doors are at 6:00 PM, buy your TIX via the link below!

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Monday September 2 – No Age @ The Arts Exchange
With An Object, their fourth full-length album, No Age has forgone the straight and narrow route, landing in a strange and unexpected place, feet planted in fresh, fertile soil. Still, this is hardly a work of avant garde noise music or l’art concret. These songs are hummable, political, and recognizably punk. Plus these guys are known for their rowdy live shows! TIX are $10

Doors are at 8:30 PM, buy your TIX via the link below!

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Monday September 2 – Allman Brothers with Grace Potter & The Nocturnals @ Verizon Wireless Amphitheater
Does it get any more classic than the Allman Brothers? Catch them live this weekend along with rootsy-rockers Grace Potter & The Nocturnals!

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