AMG Weekend Picks: Idle Warship, Van Dyke Parks, David Wilcox and More!

[ 0 ] February 16, 2012 |

The weather outside might be frightful right now, but we have enough great gigs to keep you rock ‘n’ roll ‘n’ cozy. There are legends, newcomers and indie favorites – something for everyone!

Thursday, February 16 – Idle Warship at The Loft

Philly R&B singer Res and Brooklyn rapper Talib Kweli team together to create the brilliant Idle Warship, who come to Atlanta again tonight.

Friday, February 17 – Plain Jane Automobile at Vinyl

Arena-ready rockers Plain Jane Automobile continue their conquering of one fan at a time when they return to Atlanta on Friday night with I am Dynamite.

Friday, February 17 – Cloud Nothings at The EARL

With one of the best-reviewed albums of the year under their belts, lo-fi rockers Cloud Nothings are ready to make 2012 theirs. They’ll be playing a packed show at The EARL with A Classic Education.

Saturday, February 18 – Van Dyke Parks at The EARL

He’s worked with everyone from Brian Wilson, Randy Newman, Ry Cooder and Joanna Newsom, and is pretty much a legend. You need to take this opportunity to catch an iconic musician in an intimate setting.

Saturday, February 18 – Old School Saturday at Westin Peachtree Plaza

Get out your best threads and dance the night away to the hip-hop and R&B hits of the ’80s and ’90s at this monthly party.

Saturday, February 18 and Sunday, February 19 – An Evening with David Wilcox

Veteran folk singer-songwriter David Wilcox camps out at Decatur’s Eddie’s Attic this weekend.

On Sales:

Joe Rogan at The Tabernacle, April 27 – on sale Friday, February 17

Eagles at Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre at Encore Park, May 4 – on sale Saturday, February 18

Bonnie Raitt at Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre, May 9 – on sale Friday, February 17

Jason Aldean with Luke Bryan at Aaron’s Amphitheatre at Lakewood, May 19 – on sale Friday, February 17

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