AMG Weekend Picks: Atlanta BAR-B-Q Festival, Old School Saturday, The Guys & More!

[ 0 ] September 13, 2013 |

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It’s almost time for the weekend! We’re getting closer and closer to fall, which thankfully means nicer weather. So embrace your free time and check out some of the great events going on around Atlanta this weekend! From barbeque to old school dance parties, we’ve got you covered!
 
Friday September 13 and Saturday September 14 – Atlanta BAR-B-Q Festival @ Atlantic Station

The Atlanta BAR-B-Q Festival is the Crossroads of BBQ. Atlanta’s largest two-day BBQ cooking competition and festival attracts fans from Atlanta and the Southeast to enjoy the art of BBQ, great food, live entertainment and an interactive kid’s area. More than 50 professional and amateur BBQ teams from across the region will compete in a variety of individual cooking categories.

Event admission is $6 in advance and $10 day of show. Kids ages 12 and under receive FREE admission when accompanied by an adult.

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Friday September 13 – Carolina Story @ Eddie’s Attic

It’s rare you find a married music duo that adheres to none of the married-duo-cliches. Carolina Story writes and performs songs, knowing that there are enough love songs on earth. They evoke the blue collar man and woman, because that’s exactly who they are.

Doors are at 6:30 PM.
Tickets are $7 in advance and $12 at the door.
Tables with 4 reserved seats are $35.
Tables with 4 reserved seats and 4 meal combos are $95.

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Friday September 13 – Chinua Hawk @ Eddie’s Attic

Chinua has performed with Celine Dion, written songs with Wyclef Jean and performed backing vocals on his CD “The Preachers Son”. He has also worked in the studio with Kanye West and Talib Kweli.

Doors are at 9:15 PM.
General Admission tickets are $12 in advance and $16 at the door.
Tables with 4 reserved seats are $60.
Tables with 4 reserved seats and 4 meal combos are $120.

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Friday September 13 – An Evening of Blues featuring Ben Harper and Charlie Musselwhite @ Tabernacle

The duo’s Get Up! Southern tour continues tonight at The Tabernacle. You don’t want to miss this rare opportunity to see both of these champions of blues live!
 
Friday September 13 – Homeboy Sandman with Open Mike Eagle @ 529

Homeboy Sandman is a musician. His genre is hip-hop. An emcee that prides himself on musical growth and evolution, he has adopted as his motto and creative mission statement, “Boy Sand like you’ve never seen him before. As usual.”

TIX are $6 in advance, $10 day of show.

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Friday September 13 – Hotel California, The Original Eagles Tribute Band @ Frederick Brown Jr. Amphitheater

The #1 Eagles tribute band plays the Frederick Brown Jr. Amphitheater this weekend. So come hear your favorite tunes from one of the most legendary rock bands!

Doors are at 7 PM.

Gold Table tickets are $40 (Gold Tables seat 6. You must purchase the entire table.)
Belgard Terrace tickets are $40 (Belgard Terraces seat 6-8, and require a minimum of 6 tickets.)
Picnic Table tickets are $35 (Picnic Tables seat 6-8, and require a minimum purchase of 6 tickets.)
Reserved Seat tickets are $25.
Lawn tickets are $20.

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Friday September 13 – Jesse Ruben with Caitlin Crosby @ The Drunken Unicorn

Singer-songwriter Jesse Ruben is well on his way to making a name for himself. Check out our interview with him here!

Doors are at 9 PM.

TIX are $10 in advance, $12 at the door.

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Friday September 13 – Luella and the Sun with Tesla Rossa @ Vinyl

The throwback rock band from the future, Tesla Rossa feeds their new brand of energy to the “garage kept monstars.”

Doors are at 8 PM.
TIX are $8 in advance, $10 day of show.

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Friday September 13 – Smithsonian with Clashinista @ The Earl

Smithsonian is a band composed of five veterans of the Atlanta music scene who have united in their affection for the short but sweet career of The Smiths.

Doors are at 9 PM.
TIX are $8 in advance, $10 day of show.

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Friday September 13, Saturday September 14, Sunday September 15 – The Guys @ The Balzer Theater at Herren’s

Based on playwright Nelson’s own story, we meet Joan, an editor, as she receives an unexpected phone call from Nick, the fire captain. He requests her help on composing the many eulogies he must deliver at memorial services for the men he lost on 9/11. As the afternoon wanes, a friendship grows while the two navigate the emotional landscape of grief, drawing on humor and the bonds of a common humanity.

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Saturday September 14 – An Evening with Aoife O’Donovan @ Eddie’s Attic

The making of Aoife O’Donovan’s debut album Fossils has hardly been a glacial affair, but it has
spent rather more than a decade forming about in her creative subconscious. It was time well spent, for she’s
crafted a beautiful, timeless record, the natural evolution of an accomplished singer and songwriter.

General Admission tickets are $10 in advance and $14 at the door.
Tables with 4 reserved seats are $50.
Tables with 4 reserved seats and 4 meal combos are $110.

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Saturday September 14 – Geoff Achison & The Souldiggers @ Eddie’s Attic

Having taught himself to play in the isolation of rural Australia, Geoff Achison has developed a blues/funk style all his own that can be delicate one moment and explosive the next. Unaware of how the sounds he was hearing on his limited record collection were produced, he invented some of his own techniques – without the aid of pedals or gadgets.

Tickets are $15 in advance and $19 at the door.
Tables with 4 reserved seats are $75.
Tables with 4 reserved seats and 4 meal combos are $135.

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Saturday September 14 – Kid Rock with Uncle Kracker & ZZ Top @ Aaron’s Amphitheatre at Lakewood

If you missed out on the Kid Rock cruise, now’s your chance to make up for it! Catch all three of these acts in one night!
 
Saturday September 14 – Nathan Angelo @ Smith’s Olde Bar

As a seasoned performer, Nathan has captivated audiences across the country with his tight band and high-spirited live show. Out of the Blue (September 2013) channels the live vibe with success, featuring fresh, amusing songs with sounds reminiscent of Marvin Gaye, Jackson 5, Stevie Wonder and Otis Redding.

TIX are $12 in advance and $15 day of show.

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Saturday September 14 – Old School Saturday @ Westin Peachtree Plaza

The tagline/motto is “ALL Old School Music. ALL Night. ALL That.” Our DJs deliver the music we all remember that covers the 80s, and 90s [nothing newer than that].

TIX are $10 in advance, $20 at the door.

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Saturday September 14 – Quadiliacha with Levelhead @ The Earl

Sad, bored old men, daring each other to put on a blistering hardcore, eloquently written pop song extravaganza.

TIX are $7. Doors are at 9 PM.

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Saturday September 14 – The Weeks @ Vinyl

With that powerful verse, The Weeks stake a claim as heirs to the timeless tradition of Southern rock. Their well-seasoned sonic stew features the classic flavors of soul, R&B, funk, and heavy boogie as well as a forward-facing sound all their own.

TIX are $10 in advance, $12 at the door. Doors are at 7 PM.

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Sunday September 15 – Cowboy Envy @ Eddie’s Attic

From Arizona to Alaska, from New York City to the Suwanee River, Cowboy Envy is doing its part to keep western music from being lost in the shuffle.

Doors open at 4:00pm.
Tickets are $10 in advance and $14 at the door.
Tables with 4 reserved seats are $50.
Tables with 4 reserved seats and 4 meal combos are $110.

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