AMG Weekend Picks: Los Lobos, Grace Potter & The Nocturnals and More!

Believe it or not, summer is supposedly winding down to a close. Weird, because it still feels like the middle of the hellish hot season. But we can dream of cooler days. And this weekend is a perfect way to look forward to the fall, with some uber-summeresque parties and outdoor gigs.

Thursday, August 25 – Nophest Summer Music Festival at The EARL

If you’re a super-hip chick or fella, you’ll be checking out the left-field vibes of Nophest, with A. Grimes, Vegan Coke and Hip to Death performing.

Friday, August 26 – Los Lobos at Atlanta Botanical Garden

Summer is almost over, so get to Atlanta Botanical Garden’s Concerts in the Garden while you still can. Los Lobos mix up rock ‘n’ roll, Tex Mex, R&B and more in the next-to-last Concerts in the Garden gig.

Saturday, August 27 – Trailer Vic’s Beach Party at The EARL

What better way to see off the end of summer with a rock ‘n’ roll beach party? Get some sunny cocktails, slap on some sun cream and lounge by the pool (yup, actual pool) at The EARL while Grinder Nova, Os Ossos and Pinche Gringo play. And at night Dan Sartain, The Booze and more get loud inside the club.

Saturday, August 27 – Departure at The Frederick Brown Jr. Amphitheater

Fancy a bit of Journey while you wind down the summer with some white wine and cheese? Then head on to the lil’ concert oasis that Peachtree City calls The Fred for Journey tribute act Departure.

Saturday, August 27 – Grace Potter & The Nocturnals at Chastain Park Ampitheatre

This rock chick has come a long way in the last few years, and we’re so excited to see the incredible Grace Potter get all the attention she deserves.

Sunday, August 28 – Purge ATL One Year Anniversary Party at The EARL

Celebrate the first birthday of arty scribes Purge ATL with a full-on rock ‘n’ roll party at The EARL with All Night Drug Prowling Wolves, Barreracudas and COPS.

On Sales:

Lupe Fiasco at The Tabernacle, September 20 – on sale Friday, August 26 at 10 a.m.

Fitz & The Tantrums at Center Stage Theatre, October 29 – on sale Friday, August 26 at noon

Brandi Carlile at Buckhead Theatre, November 12 – on sale Friday, August 26 at 10 a.m.

REBA at The Arena At Gwinnett Center, November 12 – on sale Friday, August 26 at 10 a.m.

The Raconteurs at The Tabernacle, November 14 – on sale Friday, August 26 at noon

Mayday Parade at Masquerade, November 16 – on sale Friday, August 26 at 10 a.m.

Richard Cheese at Center Stage Theatre, November 19 – on sale Friday, August 26 at noon

The String Cheese Incident at Fox Theatre Atlanta, November 26 – on sale Friday, August 26 at noon

Crooked Fingers at The EARL, December 4 – on sale Friday, August 26 at 10 a.m.

LG Ones to Watch Presents: STS9 at The Tabernacle, December 27 – on sale Saturday, August 27 at 10 a.m.


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