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

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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