AMG Weekend Picks: Ryan Leslie, Twin Tigers, Beach Fossils & More!

[ 0 ] April 11, 2013 |


Cold beer, a good show, and a night out with your friends sounds awesome right! Well get out this weekend and check out one of the many great Atlanta shows!

Friday, April 12th-Chinua Hawk at Eddie’s Attic

Having made the move to Atlanta, he has over ten years of experience and three albums under his belt. That’s nothing to sneeze at. Even more, he’s performed with Celine Dion. That slot doesn’t come easily. Enjoy a night of personal, intimate music at Eddie’s.

Friday, April 12th-Loincloth with The Powder Room at 529

Loincloth will be bringing more metal to 529. The trio has been up and down the east coast touring. The power guitars and heavy hitting drums will keep the floors pulsing throughout the night.

Friday, April 12th-Pac Div at Vinyl

Straight out of California, the group has gone from the original 11 members to now just three for a more intimate group size. The rappers  have been together since high school. The group has opened for names like Busta Rhymes and Atlanta’s own Ludacris. Don’t miss them at Vinyl.

Friday, April 12th-Ryan Leslie at Center Stage

Not many musicians can boast a Harvard degree, but Ryan Leslie can, and he is still choosing music. He ranges from R&B to rap, and he has already worked with some of the biggest names in the industry. He has been moved from The Loft to Center Stage so expect an even bigger performance than ever.

Friday, April 12th-Esben and the Witch at The Masquerade

A unique gothic rock band out of England, the British rockers are now in Atlanta. Better yet, their name comes form a fairy tale. Who could say no to that?

Friday, April 12th-The Cave Singers with Bleeding Rainbow at The EARL

The Cave Singers embodies real life experiences, and mimics the form of a live performance. The entire album The Cave Singers released is like a story with different segments within. Don’t miss this personal experience.

Friday, April 12th-The David Mayfield Parade at Smiths Olde Bar

Coming out of Kent, Ohio, David Mayfield’s life was always filled with traditional bluegrass music. It’s what he knows, and what he was born around. The guitar and mandolin player has even toured with The Avett Brothers. He has given his life to knowing and living around music, so don’t miss his performance at Smiths Olde Bar.

Friday, April 12th-The Mike Dillon Band with PSYCHEDUBASAURUS REX at The Basement at Graveyard Tavern

It is rare that a percussionist gets as much attention as Mike Dillon, but he is just that good. He is a multifaceted percussionist and a seasoned performer. For decades he has been amazing crowds with his live performances, so don’t miss this iconic performer.

Friday, April 12th-Within Reason with False Fang at Peachtree Tavern

With a fusion of genres and influences, Within Reason has been featured on One Tree Hill. Last March they released a new album with a Grammy nominated producer, and have been touring to promote it since. New things are in store for this band!

Friday, April 12th-Twin Tigers w/ Absence of Ocean, Shantih Shantih at Drunken Unicorn

Check out up and coming Athens rock band, Twin Tigers!

Saturday, April 13th-Har Mar Superstar at The EARL

Har Mar Superstar is the alter ego of Sean Tillman. His R&B alter ego that is, and he has been gaining attention within the indie rock and dance scene. Be warned, he performs most of his shows nearly naked, so he will be showing more skin than most do while performing at The EARL!

Saturday, April 13th-Have Gun Will Travel/ Radiolucent at Smiths Olde Bar

Since their album Casting Shadows as Tall as Giants, the band has been pretty busy, and has been packing in shows and touring since 2008. They have won awards from Creative Loafing, and have a unique local roots flare.

Saturday, April 13th-Hershall and Godsey/The Backbeats at Peachtree Tavern

Starting off in Statesboro while in college, they have since then made the move to Atlanta and 10 years later they are still touring. They are no stranger to the Atlanta music scene, so come out and support your locals!.

Saturday, April 13th-Lianne La Havas at The Loft

Oh Lianne La Havas. Her deep voice is going to be the next big thing, I can see it happening. Straight out of London, La Havas has a soulful voice that she pairs with her sweet guitar plucking tunes. After selling out London club after club, La Havas has taken the jump to a global figure and musician. This show is sold out!

Saturday, April 13th-Pat McGee with Emily Hearn at Eddie’s Attic

Pat McGee has takes all his life experiences and pushes them into his music. Deeply connected in the singer songwriter scene, he has worked with Jason Mraz, Emerson Hart, Stephen Kellogg, Keaton Simons and Ryan Newell from Sister Hazel. Don’t miss him at Eddie’s Attic.

Saturday, April 13th-Rusted Root at Vinyl

8 albums and 3 million albums sold, Rusted Root knows how to amaze fans and listeners. Their music has been featured in New Girl, among other shows, and have toured with Santana, Dave Matthews Band, The Allman Brothers Band, Robert Plant and Jimmy Page’s reunion tour. Check out our blog on the special ticket deal!

Sunday, April 14th-Beach Fossils at The EARL

The Brooklyn based band was formed in 2009. Lineup changes haven’t effected to groups work ethic, and the band takes influences from music, poetry, philosophy, along with a myriad of other things.

Sunday, April 14th-Humming House at Eddie’s Attic

With flares of gypsy jazz, Humming House isn’t your typical jazz group. They bring unique instrumentation to the table that is unlike many other bands.

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