AMG Weekend Picks: The Bottle Rockets, Crooked Fingers and More!

Happy New Year everyone! We hope that you’ve all recovered from whatever celebrations you took part in on New Year’s Eve, and that you’re ready to hit the ground running this weekend. Check out our short but sweet selection of gigs below, and don’t forget to see what shows are going on sale this weekend too!

Friday, January 7 – Ohmpark 4 Year Anniversary Party at The EARL

Local Atlanta music blogger extraordinaire Ohmpark celebrates four years with From Exile, Jungol, This Piano Plays Itself, Nigredo and Qurious.

Friday, January 7 – The Bottle Rockets at Smith’s Olde Bar

After leading the revival of the folky alt-country movement with Uncle Tupelo in the ’90s, The Bottle Rockets continued to rock into their 15th year in 2008, and beyond that.

Saturday, January 8 – Crooked Fingers at The EARL

Archers of Loaf’s Eric Bachmann plays The EARL this weekend at a show that promises to mix Crooked Fingers’ innovative takes on classics by Merle Haggard and others as with their own original material.

Saturday, January 8 – Pink Floyd Laser Spectacular Show at Center Stage

Prog rock and classic rock fans alike will be lining up to see one of the two Pink Floyd Laser Spectacular Show, now in its 23rd year.

Saturday, January 8 – Rahbi at Spring4th Complex

Atlanta’s soul prince continues to make smooth tunes with a new single, “Rollercoaster.”

On sales:

Widespread Panic at Fox Theatre, February 14 – on sale Saturday, January 8 at 10 a.m.

Edwin McCain with the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra at Symphony Hall Atlanta, February 10 – on sale Saturday, January 8 at noon

Marc Broussard at Center Stage Theatre, March 12 – on sale Friday, January 7 at noon

Mike Watt + the missing men at The EARL, March 25 – on sale, Friday, January 7 at 10 a.m.


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