AMG Weekend Picks: Over the Rhine, The Beach Boys, Dick Dale and More!

Wow, it looks like we have a pretty busy weekend on our hands. Outdoor concert season is being kicked off officially with some legends coming to town, and the weather looks like it’s going to comply with our plans. And there are some indie greats, old school heroes and more getting ready to rock out too. Oh and don’t forget the on sales – Music Midtown tickets go on sale on Saturday morning!

Friday, April 27 – Over the Rhine at Eddie’s Attic

We hope you got your tickets to see the poetic Ohio duo that make our hearts sing as beautifully as their own Karin does. Because this show is totally sold out!


Friday, April 27 – Jesco White at Smith’s Olde Bar

The Dancing Outlaw known as Jesco White will be kicking up a country storm at Smith’s Olde Bar on Friday night.

Friday, April 27 – Bear in Heaven at The EARL

I Love You, It’s Cool is making serious waves in the blogosphere – and even in ye olde paper presses too. Bear in Heaven’s Atlanta show is looking pretty packed, so buy your tickets now!

Saturday, April 28 – Dreams So Real at Smith’s Olde Bar

Old school Georgia indie music fans will be giddy beyond belief this weekend, when Athens’ college rock legends Dreams So Real play Smith’s Olde Bar.

Saturday, April 28 – Franz Nicolay at The Drunken Unicorn

The Hold Steady’s lovely Franz is coming back to Atlanta for a cozy show at The Drunken Unicorn.

Saturday, April 28 – The Beach Boys at Chastain Park Amphitheatre

It’s really happening! The legends that are The Beach Boys bring all those incredible summer songs back to the stage for their 50th Anniversary Tour on Saturday.

Sunday, April 29 – Dick Dale at The EARL

Another rock ‘n’ roll legend, the guitarist’s guitarist, Dick Dale plays a special non-smoking (hurrah!) show at The EARL on Sunday. What a perfect way to round off your weekend.

Sunday, April 29 – Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers at Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre

In other legends-coming-to-Atlanta news, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, the most American band ever helps kick off the outdoor concert series on Sunday night.

On Sales:

Corey Smith’s Red Clay Jamboree at Coolray Field, July 14 – on sale Friday, April 27

Maxwell at Philips Arena, July 27 – on sale Saturday, April 28

IDENTITY FESTIVAL 2012 at Aaron’s Amphitheatre at Lakewood, August 2 – on sale Friday, April 27

Honda Civic Tour presents Linkin Park and Incubus at Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre at Encore Park, August 19 – on sale Saturday, April 28

Phish at Aaron’s Amphitheatre at Lakewood, August 28 – on sale Friday, April 27

Music Midtown 2012 at Piedmont Park, September 21 and 22 – on sale Saturday, April 28


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