AMG Weekend Picks: Big Sandy & His Fly-Rite Boys, Old 97’s, Steamhouse Lounge Oysterfest and More!

[ 1 ] February 24, 2011 |

Put away those boots and coats – Spring is on the way! This weekend is going to be great for the typical early signs of warmer weather that Atlanta relishes in (take that, New York!). We’ll be taking full advantage of the lack of frigid temperatures by hanging out at the annual Steamhouse Lounge Oysterfest all weekend – see you there!

Thursday, February 24 – A Fight to the Death at The EARL

Get rowdy with the gypsy-rock sounds of A Fight to the Death when they play with Irish-influenced indie rocker Damion Suomi and the Minor Prophets.

Friday, February 25 – Big Sandy & His Fly-Rite Boys at Star Bar

In vintage Star Bar style, Big Sandy & His Fly-Rite Boys bring their outrageous rockabilly-meets-western-style to Atlanta.

Friday, February 25 – Old 97’s at Buckhead Theatre

Our alt-country heroes Old 97’s have returned to us! Buy your tickets at Ticket Alternative and pay a lower fee.

Friday, February 25 – John Prine & Old Crow Medicine Show at Fox Theatre

One of the greatest songwriters in America, John Prine will be keeping the ears of Atlanta hanging on his every word.

Saturday, February 26 and Sunday, February 27 – 24th Annual Steamhouse Lounge Oysterfest at Steamhouse Lounge

Buckets of roasted oysters, award-winning lobster bisque, great music from The Georgia Satellites and others, great brews — sounds like a perfect weekend to us!

On sales:

Snoop Dogg at 40 Watt Club, March 24 – on sale Saturday, February 26 at 10 a.m.

Bob Segar & The Silver Bullet Band at Philips Arena, April 19 – on sale Saturday, February 26 at 10 a.m.

Echo and The Bunnymen at Masquerade, May 5 – on sale Friday, February 25 at 10 a.m.

Bruno Mars & Janelle Monae at Fox Theatre, May 10 – on sale, Saturday, February 26 at 10 a.m.

Bill Maher at Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre, May 26 – on sale Friday, February 25 at 10 a.m.

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