Things are a little mellow this weekend, probably with everyone gearing up for the big Turkey Fest coming up next week. But there is still a ton of incredible shows, and a donka-truck-tonnage of tickets going on sale, so you can get some Christmas shopping done too (and pick yourself up something nice while you’re at it). And, in non-music news, Kids in the Hall’s wonderful Dave Foley will be doing stand up comedy Thursday through Sunday at the Laughing Skull.
Thursday, November 17 – Tandoori Knights at The EARL
King Khan & BBQ Show, the Black Lips, the Almighty Defenders, King Khan & the Shrines… the list of bands associated with Arish Ahmad Khan goes on and on. And now we have a new one! Khan teams up with Bloodshot Bill to create Tandoori Knights, and they come to Atlanta tonight.
Saturday, November 19 – Last Waltz Ensemble at Smith’s Olde Bar
Some of Atlanta’s most talented musicians make up the Last Waltz Ensemble and play the lovely tunes of The Band, Bob Dylan and anything else related to this musical behemoths.
Saturday, November 19 – Gringo Star at Star Bar
Our favorite local garage-psychedelic group come home to a warm welcome at Star Bar, with Sovus Radio and Lightnin’ Ray Jackson supporting.
$10 at the door
Saturday, November 19 – Old School Saturday at Westin Peachtree Plaza
Every month OSS comes back with stellar R&B and hip-hop hits from the ’80s and ’90s.
Saturday, November 19 – Those Darlins at The EARL
Three hard-rockin’ chicks come to The EARL with Missing Monuments and Lera Lynn opening.
Saturday, November 19 – Richard Cheese & Lounge Against the Machine at Center Stage
Feel the need for some cheesy covers of today’s pop hits? They look no further than loungy cover master Richard Cheese, who will be crooning to the crowds at Center Stage on Saturday night.
Sunday, November 20 – Lykke Li at Buckhead Theatre
The Swedish electro-soul-pop lovely will be charming the masses of music fans she’s been quickly garnering on Sunday at the Buckhead Theatre.
99X Mistle Toe Jam 2011 at Buckhead Theatre, December 20 – on sale Friday, November 18
Widespread Panic at The Tabernacle, January 27 – on sale Friday, November 18
Mat Kearney at Center Stage, January 28 – on sale Friday, November 18
Mike Epps: I’m Still Standing Tour at Atlanta Civic Center, February 11 – on sale Friday, November 18
Kelly Clarkson: Stronger Tour 2012 at Fox Theatre, February 23 – on sale Friday, November 18
Needtobreathe at The Tabernacle, February 25 – on sale Friday, November 18
Dropkick Murphys at The Tabernacle, March 6 – on sale Friday, November 18
Young the Giant at Center Stage, March 15 – on sale Saturday, November 19
Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds at The Tabernacle, April 6 – on sale Friday, November 18
Thurston Moore at The Goat Farm, February 8 – on sale Friday, November 18
Rammstein at Philips Arena, April 23 – on sale Saturday, November 19