AMG Weekend Picks: Eli Young Band, Dirty Guv’nahs, Widespread Panic, The Mountain Goats and More!

Wow, this weekend is packed with some big hitters! From indie rock legends to country stars old and new, we’ve got a ton of great gigs coming to Atlanta and the surrounding areas (read: OTP). But a fair few are already sold out, so we hope you got your tickets in advance!

Thursday, January 26 – Eli Young Band at Electric Cowboy

This young up-and-coming country band sure is creating a stir in these parts, with this huge event selling out, to the disappointment of many a country music fan.


Friday, January 27 – Dirty Guv’nahs at Smith’s Olde Bar

Knoxville favorites Dirty Guv’nahs come back to rock Smith’s Olde Bar on Friday night with local southern rockers The District Attorneys and The Longshot Saints.

Friday, January 27 – Blake Shelton at The Arena at Gwinnett Center

Country mega-star Blake Shelton has now officially crossed over into household name with the massive success of “The Voice.” He plays a huge show in Gwinnett on Friday night.

Friday, January 27 – Marc Broussard at Center Stage

Marc Broussard bring his self-styled “Bayou Soul” to Atlanta on Friday night.

Friday, January 27 – Sunday January 29 – Widespread Panic at The Tabernacle

The jam-band masters will be stopping in at The Tabernacle for an epic three-night stay this weekend.

Saturday, January 28 – D.R.U.G.S. at The Loft

Band members of Chiodos, Matchbook Romance, Underminded, From First to Last and Story of the Year make up D.R.U.G.S., playing Atlanta this Saturday.

Saturday, January 28 – Old School Saturday at Westin Peachtree Plaza

Dance your butt off to those rad ‘n’ awesome R&B and hip-hop hits of the ’80s and ’90s at the epic monthly event known to those who know as OSS.

Saturday, January 28 – The Mountain Goats at The EARL

Indie music nerds rejoice! John Darnielle is bringing his Mountain Goats back to Atlanta! But if you didn’t get your tickets, you will be anti-rejoicing, because it’s sold out.


On Sales:

Daughtry at Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre, March 27 – on sale Friday, January 27

We Were Promised Jetpacks at Masquerade, March 31 – on sale Friday, January 27

Andrew W.K. at Masquerade, April 5 – on sale Friday, January 27

Van Halen at Philips Arena, April 19 – on sale Saturday, January 28

The Pretty Reckless at Masquerade, April 20 – on sale Friday, January 27

Human Nature The Motown Show Presented by Smokey Robinson at Fox Theatre, April 21 – on sale Friday, January 27

Dave Barnes with Andrew Hipp at Center Stage, April 27 – on sale Friday, January 27


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