Ah, the weekend’s here at last! It’s time to relax and enjoy yourself. Sometimes planning out your weekend can seem like a chore, so we’re here to help! We’ve put together a handy dandy run down of events going on around Atlanta this weekend! So fret not, we’re here for you!
Friday October 11 – Alton Brown & The Edible Inevitable Trio @ Smith’s Olde Bar
Celebrity Chef Alton Brown’s show is a family-friendly blend of stand-up comedy, food experimentation, talk show antics, audience participation, multimedia lecture, and, for the first time…live music! You may be called on as a culinary assistant, and IT COULD GET MESSY! Hope you scored your tickets because this one’s sold out!
Friday October 11 – Lindi Ortega with special guest Brett Detar @ Eddie’s Attic
Armed with an inimitable, irresistible singing voice The Independent hails Lindi Ortega as “a truly magnificent instrument,” and a heart bursting with creative ambition. The Canadian songstress whom American Songwriter calls “the love child of Johnny Cash and Nancy Sinatra” hits Eddie’s Attic Friday!
Paste Magazine said of Reptar, “These Southern-fried electronic Afro-poppers are known for the sticky dance riots of their live shows.” Need we say more? Fans of The Talking Heads, lots of dancing, and good times – you don’t want to miss this!
Friday October 11 – Mount Kimbie @ The Loft
Since their emergence, Mount Kimbie have repeatedly confounded expectations, transforming themselves from bedroom-studio producers to creators of one of the most fully realized electronic album-length statements of recent years. At the heart of the band’s music lies that simplest of things: the meeting of two musical minds.
Woah, so many stellar songwriters in one night! You don’t want to miss this one folks!
Speaking of “In The Round” – Michelle Malone’s mastery of the guitar, her trademark voice, and her songwriting craft have won her critical acclaim and numerous awards over the years including: best album (Atlanta magazine), 2 time best acoustic guitarist (Creative Loafing, IAC), and 5 time female vocalist of the year (Creative Loafing), Best Blues Guitarist (IAC.com).
Jen Foster is an award-winning singer/songwriter who regularly sells out shows across the country. Her special bond with her fans creates a captive audience anxious to hear her stories and take in her unique sense of humor.
From hook-filled tunes to whiskey ballads, Ponderosa delivers a successful fusion of straight Southern rock and Revolver-era Beatles, utterly seamless and genetically sound, not a Frankenstein.
Sister Sparrow & The Dirty Birds is a nine-piece powerhouse that puts a modern spin on classic soul. The band is led by Arleigh Kincheloe (Sister Sparrow), whose astoundingly powerful voice and sly demeanor make for a spellbinding presence onstage. She is backed by the mighty force of The Dirty Birds, a flock of eight men who masterfully lay down thundering grooves and soaring melodies.
Fresh off the release of their first live album, Electric Six are set to blow your mind at The Earl this Sunday!
Follow the jump below for tickets and an interview with chamber-folk songstress Vienna Teng!