AMG Weekend Picks: Corndogorama, The Kicks, Appetite for Destruction, and more!

[ 0 ] July 27, 2012 |

I love Atlanta, but sometimes you’ve gotta hit the beach or the lake to cool off in this summer heat! I’m a little bummed that I happened to pick this weekend to take off! There are some awesome concerts, like The Kicks and Lindsey Buckingham, and odd festivals, like Corndogorama, happening all over town. So please take pics and Tweet them to @AtlantaMusic -I’ll be there in spirit!

Friday, July 27- The Kicks at Smith’s Olde Bar-

The Kicks are from Nashville and they are fun! Some great rock songs, some great dance songs! You’ll have a blast at Smith’s on Friday night!

Friday, July 27- The Bitteroots, Chris Stalcup and The Grange, & Spencer Smith at Eddie’s Attic

Poverty is Real Benefit Concert- a non-profit organization that leverages great music to combat poverty in local communities..Support this awesome organization and enjoy these great local bands!

Friday, July 27- Stalley at The Loft

In 2008, he connected with Ohio DJ, Terry Urban on the mixtape release “Goin Ape”, catching the attention of rapper Mos Def who he eventually opened for with his music.

Friday, July 27- Iceage at 529

Iceage is a punk rock band from Copenhagen, Denmark. They have toured with JEFF the Brotherhood and Fucked Up.

Saturday and Sunday, July 27-28- Corndogorama at The Earl

This 2-day event merges 2 of the greatest things in life: Live Music and Corndogs. Bands include Speakerfoxxx , Snowden, Dead Confederates, plus many more! And there will be a corndog eating contest and a corndog beauty pageant! Hell yea!

Saturday- July 28- Turtle Folk at Smith’s Olde Bar

A fun rockin’ jam band from Savannah. Great beer drinkin’ music.

Saturday, July 28- Appetite for Destruction with Jukebox Zero

Appetite for Destruction delivers the definitive Guns N’ Roses show, performing all the hit singles, rock radio staples, and G N’ R fan favorites with acute attention to detail, both visually and aurally.

Saturday, July 28- Arlington Priest, Matthew Kahler, Eliot Bronson, & more at Eddie’s Attic

Poverty is Real Benefit Concert featuring music by Arlington Priest, Matthew Kahler, Eliot Bronson, The Skipperdees, & opener, Ryan Flanagan.

Saturday, July 28 – Lindsey Buckingham at Center Stage

Buckingham has found that internal success as he puts it. “It really does feel like the best time of my life,” he says. That contentment and peace are evident throughout his sixth solo album, Seeds We Sow.

Saturday, July 28- Seal with Macy Gray at Chastain Park Amphitheater

Two soulful performances! Great evening at Chastain

Sunday, July 29- A City on a Lake at Smith’s Olde Bar

City on A Lake is a solo project from Alex Wong. He is a Brooklyn-based producer, writer and performer whose signature sonic style resonates in all he creates–from cinematic pop soundscapes to electronic tinged theater scores to his honest, direct songwriting.

Sunday, July 29- Terror at Drunken Unicorn

A hard rock band from L.A.

Sunday, July 29- Kristen Englenz, Maria Gabriella, and Mike Killeen & The Dregs at Eddie’s Attic

The Last evening of the Poverty is Real Benefit Concert featuring music by Kristen Englenz, Maria Gabriella, and Mike Killeen & The Dregs.


Old Crow Medicine Show with The Lumineers at The Fox Theatre, August 25-

Rufus Wainwright & Ingrid Michaelson at the Tabernacle on Saturday, October 20.

Maxwell at Philips Arena, July 27 –

IDENTITY FESTIVAL 2012 at Aaron’s Amphitheatre at Lakewood, August 2 –

Honda Civic Tour presents Linkin Park and Incubus at Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre at Encore Park, August 19 –

Phish at Aaron’s Amphitheatre at Lakewood, August 28 –

Music Midtown 2012 at Piedmont Park, September 21 and 22 –

COUNTER.POINT Festival in Atlanta, GA, September 27-29

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