AMG Weekend Picks: Dead Confederate, Indigo Girls, Motley Crue and More!

Now that the holiday weekend is over, live music is fully back on a roll. One of our favorite venues, The EARL, celebrates its 12th anniversary with a weekend of amazing shows, and we fully recommend that you stop by and raise a glass in the great club’s honor. And by the looks of the huge slew of on sales, fall is in sight!

Thursday, July 7 – Harvey Milk at The EARL

Local music nerds rejoice! Heavy-riffing noise rockers of Athens’ ’90s indie rock scene Harvey Milk return to the public world.

Thursday, July 7 – Little Tybee at Star Bar

Lovely local multi-instrumentalists Little Tybee will be joined by Adron and Do It To Julia for a free gig tonight.


Friday, July 8 – An Evening with Dead Confederate at The EARL

Dead Confederate kick off a special 12th anniversary weekend for The EARL. Get some local flavor and have a drink for the great venue’s birthday!

Friday, July 8 – Animal Collective at Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre

The experimental, eclectic, neo-psychedelic group that is Animal Collective come to Atlanta this Friday.

Friday, July 8 and Saturday, July 9 – Indigo Girls at Atlanta Botanical Garden

If you didn’t get your tickets for the previously sold out duo’s duo of shows at the gorgeous, bigger-than-ever Atlanta Botanical Garden, then you have a chance to get them now – a few more were released just the other day!

Saturday, July 9 – Noot D’Noot at The EARL

Funky huge-ass wonderband Noot D’Noot continue the celebration for The EARL’s anniversary weekend with Mathis Hunter and the Rinse. And paid admission gets you a copy of the Noot’s “Live at The EARL” 7-inch, so celebrate til you drop!

Sunday, July 10 – Motley Crue at Aaron’s Amphitheatre at Lakewood

It seems strange that New York Dolls, the band that launched a thousand genres, should be opening for two bands (Motley Crue and Poison) that owe their sound and style to the originators of catchy clashing guitar licks and fellas in makeup. But it’s nice to see Sylvain Sylvain and David Johansen out and about anyway.

On Sales:

Bob Dylan at Chastain Park Amphitheatre, July 28 – on sale Saturday, July 9

Stevie Nicks at Chastain Park Amphitheatre, August 15 – on sale Saturday, July 9

Richard Buckner, David Kilgour (of The Clean) at Smith’s Olde Bar, August 23 – 0n sale Friday, July 8

Tab Benoit at Smith’s Olde Bar, September 19 – on sale Friday, July 8

Chromeo at The Masquerade, September 22 – on sale Friday, July 8

Elvis Costello and the Imposters at Chastain Park Amphitheatre, September 24 – on sale Saturday, July 9

Peter Wolf Crier at The Drunken Unicorn, October 4 – on sale Friday, July 8

Cold War Kids at The Buckhead Theater, October 13 – on sale Friday, July 8

Ladytron at The Masquerade, October 13 – on sale Saturday, July 9

Duran Duran at Chastain Park Amphitheatre, October 14 – on sale Saturday, July 9

Blue October at Buckhead Theatre, October 22 – on sale Friday, July 8


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