It’s that time y’all – that’s right it’s time to make your plans for the weekend! Find the right fit for you with the help of our weekend picks! Bring in October the right way – with some top notch live music and events!
Thursday October 3 – Sunday October 6 – Atlanta Greek Festival @ Greek Orthodox Cathedral of the Annunciation
The tradition continues as, once again, the Atlanta Greek Community opens its doors, its arms and its kitchens to the city with the Atlanta Greek Festival. For the 38th year, the Greek Orthodox Cathedral of the Annunciation, on Clairmont Road, will be hosting the annual Atlanta Greek Festival. The fun starts tonight and continues through Sunday October 6th!
Come for cooking demos, authentic Greek food, entertainment, kids activities and more!
The festival features jazz greats Gerald Albright, Phil Perry, Jeff Lorber and Ken Ford. If you have any love for jazz, don’t miss this show!
Gates open at 6pm. Lawn TIX are $15. Reserved seats are $25.
Walking the lines of country, rock, pop, and folk, Green River Ordinance is a band that constantly challenges the borders of genre. However as their music music continues to mature and change, GRO still holds true to the pursuit of music that speaks to the soul and moves your feet!
Doors open at 7:30pm. Tickets are $10 in advance.
When Cody ChesnuTT released The Headphone Masterpiece in 2002, the music world noticed. ChesnuTT was exactly what music should be. His 36-song masterpiece (the title is not an empty boast) easily encompassed R&B and hip-hop with funk, classic rock, gospel, and even a touch of punk.
Doors open at 8pm. Tickets are $15 in advance.
When it came time for the Dodos to begin writing their fifth LP, Carrier, singer/guitarist Meric Long wanted to start over. The uncertainty of the band’s trajectory as well as the passing of guitarist Chris Reimer brought about a reassessment of things within the band, and in particular Long’s songwriting. But for a band briefly in flux, it’s clear now that the Dodos’ outlook on the future has never looked more certain.
Doors open at 9pm. Tickets are $14 in advance.
As a young man from Meridian, Mississippi, Steve traveled to New York City and played guitar for spare change in Grand Central Station. He vaulted to international prominence with a folk-rock hit, “Romeo’s Tune,” during a time when rootsy rock was fading out and the Ramones, Talking Heads and other New Wave and punk acts were moving in to the public consciousness.
Doors open at 6:00pm. General Admission tickets are $20 in advance.
The Honey Dewdrops are the Virginia-based roots duet of Laura Wortman and Kagey Parrish. Their sound is transcendent; they write all their own songs and yet no one could ever peg them as just another singer-songwriter couple, not when they’ve embedded a sparse Appalachian clarity on every track that is accessible to listeners everywhere.
Doors open at 9:15 pm. Tickets are $14 in advance.
Come see this indie-pop duo from LA who’s sound has been described as “dreamy, wistful disco with a hint of 70’s!”
Doors open at 8pm. Tickets are $10 in advance.
This show features Mystikal, J. Holiday, Sunshine Anderson and Comedian Ronnie Jordan.
This New Zealand band hits the states on tour behind their latest record, In Rolling Waves. Don’t miss The Naked and Famous when they play Atlanta! These up and comers are
Saturday October 5 – Saves the Day with Into It. Over It / Hostage Calm @ The Loft
For the past seventeen years Conley has been bearing his soul and reinventing his musical identity with each successive step, a process that is clearly culminating with Saves The Day’s seventh full-length Daybreak. Saves the Day’s latest disc sees Conley moving past the anger and frustration that has defined the band’s last two albums and rediscovering a sense of wonder with the world that he can’t wait to share with his listeners.
Doors at 7:30 PM. TIX $15 in advance, $18 day of show.
Catch this wonderful singer/songwriter (and past contestant on NBC’s The Voice) live at Eddie’s Attic!
General Admission TIX are $15 in advance, $20 at the door.
Writing songs capable of both breaking and mending the heart, Berkeley’s latest record, The Fire in My Head, is his most haunting and personal to date.
Doors open at 6 PM. General admission TIX are $15 in advance, $20 at the door.
The Sexual Side Effects (SSE) seamlessly combine post-punk and New Wave with modern pop and indie, with a splash of space-rock psychedelia.
TIX are $6 in advance, $8 at the door.
Born and raised in the state of Georgia, Justin Kennedy has been steadily making a name for himself since he began writing music at the young age of 13.
Doors at 8 PM. TIX are $10 in advance, $12 day of show.
Featured performers include Goodie Mob and Cee Lo Green, Kansas, The Forester Sisters, von Grey, and more!
Doors for general admission seating are at 7:30 PM.
TIX for “show only” are $50. TIX for reception/banquet dinner & show are $125.
Growing up Zaib was surrounded by the sounds of Stevie Wonder, Eric Clapton, James Taylor, Elvis Presley, to name a few and his later influence who he claims to be his most cherished artist, Martin Sexton. Check out this eclectic blend of styles live and experience Zalib’s unique show!
Doors at 6 PM. TIX are $8 in advance, $12 at the door.
Ever since their emergence from the Cleveland metal scene, Ringworm has garnered the immediate attention of hardcore metal fans, leading them to spots on tour with bands such as Blood For Blood, Hatebreed, and Terror.
Doors are at 7 PM. TIX are $10 in advance, $13 day of show.