Still trying to shake the cabin fever from last week’s snowpacalypse? You’re in luck. There are great events going on in the city all weekend. Bluegrass, Indie, Pop, 80s, Alt Rock, Soul, Comedy, Oysters you name it, we’ve got it!
Friday, February 21- Hospitality w/Air Waves & Sex BBQ @ 529
Amber Papini (guitar, vocals), Brian Betancourt (bass), and Nathan Michel (drums) are an indie-pop trio from Brooklyn, NY. They supplement their performances with strategically placed strings, synthesizers, and drum machines that promise take you on an unforgettable musical journey.
Doors @ 9 p.m. Tickets: $10 Online and phone sales close @ 6 p.m. day of show.
Friday, February 21- Leslie and the Ly’s w/Boone County Comedy @ The EARL
Leslie and the LY’s is a pop music band from Ames, Iowa, that began as an open mic trio in 2004. Front-woman Leslie Hall, also known as Mother Gem, composes all of the music herself generally using the Apple Computer program GarageBand. Make sure you check out the Mobile Museum of Gem Sweaters, which doubles both as the band’s official tour vehicle and gift shop and museum.
Doors @ 9 p.m. Tickets: $10 in advance and $12 day of show. Online and phone sales close @ 6 p.m. day of show.
Friday, February 21- Liz Longley w/Special Guest, Hayward Williams @ Eddie’s Attic
Singer/Songwriter, Liz Longley, best known for her stop-you-in-your-tracks voice has steadily developed a reputation as an accomplished songwriter, crafting intimately personal portraits through her music. Recently graduated from Boston’s renown Berklee College of Music, and Liz has since then moved to Nashville where she manages her never ending touring schedule all without the help of a label or booking agent.
Doors @ 6 p.m. Tickets: $10 in advance and $14 at the door. Table seats are $12.50 and must be purchased in multiples of 4. Online and phone sales close @ 5 p.m. day of show.
Friday, February 21- Nine Times Blue w/Radar1 @ Smith’s Olde Bar
Nine Times Blue is an alternative rock band from Atlanta, GA, who since the release of their first album, Falling Slowly, back in November 2012, have been selling out shows around the area and have continued to enjoy strong radio support around the world for their single, “Falling Slowly”. Opening for national touring bands, including Plain White T’s, Roger Clyne & the Peacemakers and Jimmie’s Chicken Shack, Nine Times Blue has gained a reputation for an energetic, powerful live show that hooks the audience from the first note.
Doors @ 8 p.m. Tickets: $10 in advance and $12 day of show. Online and phone sales close @ 2 p.m. day of show.
Friday, February 21- Rhonda Vincent and Gene Watson @ Mill Town Music Hall
Rhonda Vincent is one of the most awarded artists in all of bluegrass music including a record breaking 10 consecutive SPBGMA Entertainer of the Year Awards and 7 consecutive IBMA Female Vocalist of the Year Awards. Gene Watson who began his professional career in 1962, is one of the greatest living country vocalists.
Show starts @ 7:30 p.m. Tickets: Premium reserved tickets are $30, reserved tickets are $25, and general admission tickets are $25. At the door, premium reserved tickets are $35, reserved and general admission tickets are $30. Online and phone sales close @ 4 p.m. day of show.
Saturday, February 22- Allgood w/The Bitteroots @ Smith’s Olde Bar
Allgood originally from Athens, GA, got together in 1988, and developed quite the following as a result of their constant touring in the U.S. Endless gigging, constantly changing set lists and long improvisational jams gave the band their chops. They took a break in 1995, but reformed after a 8 year hiatus with three of the original members. Allgood is currently booking dates, writing songs, and have plans to release more music for download and purchase.
Doors @ 8 p.m. Tickets: $20 in advance and $25 day of show. Online and phone sales close @ 2 p.m. day of show.
Saturday, February 22- Carrie Newcomer @ Eddie’s Attic
Carrie Newcomer has become a prominent voice for progressive spirituality, social justice and interfaith dialogue. She has been described as “a soaring songstress” by Billboard, a “prairie mystic” by the Boston Globe and Rolling Stone has declared that Newcomer “asks all the right questions.”
Doors @ 6 p.m. Tickets: $20 in advance and $26 at the door. Table seats are $25 in advance and must be purchased in multiples of 4. Online and phone sales close @ 5 p.m. day of show.
Saturday, February 22- Old School Saturday @ The Hyatt Regency Atlanta
“ALL Old School Music, ALL Night, ALL That!” If you’re in the mood to throwback this weekend, then check out OSS this Saturday. No music made past 1999 guaranteed! The party changes location each month and has been bringing the best event to enjoy 80s and 90s music to the Atlanta area since 2003.
Doors @ 9 p.m. Tickets: $10 for 1st 1000 tickets, $15 after pre-sale, $20 at the door. Online and phone sales close @ 3 p.m. day of event. Whole Foods and other outlet store sales close @ 8 p.m. day of event.
Saturday, February 22- St. Paul and the Broken Bones w/Special Guests @ The EARL
Grit, elemental rhythm, tight-as-a-drumhead playing, and a profound depth of feeling: these are the promises of a great soul band. And St. Paul & The Broken Bones deliver on those promises.
THIS SHOW IS SOLD OUT! Doors @ 8 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday, February 22-23- Steamhouse Oysterfest @ Steamhouse Lounge
Steamhouse Lounge Oysterfest is back for its 27th year and will be bigger and better than ever! Enjoy heaping buckets of delicious, fresh oysters, cold beer, and live music just in time for the inevitable spring fever to kick in.
Saturday, February 22: 10AM – 7pm – 21 & Over Only.
Saturday Tickets: $20
Sunday, February 23: 12PM – 6pm – All Ages Welcome. Ticket required for kids 12 years and older.
Sunday Tickets: $10
Get a 2-day pass for $20! Online and phone sales close @ 11:59 p.m. on Friday 2/21.
Sunday, February 23- Eat Drink Laugh Atlanta: Anthony Anderson, Chris Spencer, and Lavar Walker @ The Buckhead Theatre
Anthony Anderson, Chris Spencer, Lavar Walker and a live band performance by Gritz & Jelly Butter, plus other celebrity comedians and Hollywood guest surprises!
Doors @ 6 p.m. Online and phone sales close @ 4 p.m. day of show.
Middle orchestra tickets are $55 in advance, $70 at the door.
Back orchestra tickets are $45 in advance, $60 at the door.
Loge tickets are $45 in advance, $60 at the door.
Rear orchestra tickets are $30 in advance, $45 at the door.
Balcony tickets are $30 in advance, $45 at the door.
Sunday, February 23- Francine Reed @ Eddie’s Attic
Francine Reed is known for her powerful voice, commanding stage presence, and eclectic blend of jazz, blues, and R&B. She has an impressive resume, opening for Miles Davis, Etta James, Smokey Robinson, and the Crusaders and has done collaborations with Willie Nelson, Delbert McClinton and Roy Orbison. Francine Reed has become one of Atlanta’s most treasured artists and continues to expand her fan base at venues around the country.
Doors @ 5p.m. Tickets: $20 in advance and $26 at the door. Table seats are $25 and must be purchased in multiples of 4. Online and phone sales close @ 5 p.m. day of show.