AMG Weekend Picks! Mike Willis, Michael Kiwanuka, Mama’s Love, Bon Iver, & More!

Many of you are hanging out at Bonnaroo with 80,000 of your closest friends this weekend, but if camping out is not your scene then check out what’s happenin’ locally. Atlanta is jam packed with great shows and festivals throughout the month of June and we’re diving in this weekend!

Friday, June 8th- Mike Willis at Eddie’s Attic

Decatur native, Mike Willis, will be doing a Live CD Recording.

Friday, June 8th- Negative Approach at Drunken Unicorn

Check out these pioneers of hardcore punk.

Friday, June 8th- Bon Iver at Verizon Wireless Amphitheater at Encore Park in Alpharetta

This Grammy Award-winning American folk band stops in Alpharetta before Bonnaroo.

Friday, June 8th- Mama’s Love at Peachtree Tavern

Athen’s band, Mama’s Love, is bringing some classic rock to Atlanta. Enjoy some great music with a cold beer.

Friday, June 8th- Grass Widow with Knaves Grave at The Earl

“The San Fran phenom Grass Widow,” as the New Yorker dubs this post-punk band, “inspires as its pastoral harmonies float effortlessly over trellises of spindly guitars”.

Saturday, June 9th- Michael Kiwanuka at Smith’s Old Bar

Kiwanuka has a voice that is soulful and passionate. Don’t miss this talented musician.

Saturday, June 9th- Roxie Watson at Eddie’s Attic

5-piece string band with beautiful harmonies!

Saturday, June 9th- FICTION at Vinyl

FICTION is currently working on the completion of its first LP, to be released by the Summer of 2012.

Saturday, June 9th- Jimmy Buffet at Aaron’s Amphitheater at Lakewood

Boat drinks and tropical tunes. A favorite for many!

Saturday, June 9th- Sara Watkins of Nickel Creek at Smith’s Olde Bar

American singer/songwriter and fiddler. Best known for her role with Nickel Creek.

Saturday, June 9th- Bleu Edmondson at Peachtree Tavern

With a raw, rough, and edgy sound Bleu Edmondson is a mainstay on the Texas country music scene.

Sunday, June 10th- Stephen Kellogg and The Sixers with special guest, Taylor Carson, at Eddie’s Attic
Stephen Kellogg and his bandmates are on tour promoting their second album, “Gift Horse”.


War Horse at The Fox Theatre September 25-September 30, 2012, Tickets On Sale at 10AM, Sunday June 10-


Old Crow Medicine Show with The Lumineers at The Fox Theatre, August 25-

GA Music Awards, June 16 –

Maxwell at Philips Arena, July 27 –

IDENTITY FESTIVAL 2012 at Aaron’s Amphitheatre at Lakewood, August 2 –

Honda Civic Tour presents Linkin Park and Incubus at Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre at Encore Park, August 19 –

Phish at Aaron’s Amphitheatre at Lakewood, August 28 –

Music Midtown 2012 at Piedmont Park, September 21 and 22 –


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