AMG Weekend Picks: Tendaberry, Titus Andronicus and More!

Lent is coming to an end this weekend, so why not celebrate a little early by indulging in some rock ‘n’ roll? Atlanta’s local music scene will be out in full force with some great gigs this weekend!

Thursday, April 21 – Tendaberry at Star Bar

Team Luis helps Janelle Monae collaborators Tendaberry celebrate their CD release with a free show at Little Five Point’s rock ‘n’ roll hot spot. Gun Party and Jack Preston also play.


Friday, April 22 – Ponderosa at Smith’s Olde Bar

Atlanta’s Ponderosa bring their rock ‘n’ roll swagger to mix with the cool indie rock charm of The Bridges at Smith’s Olde Bar on Friday.

Friday, April 22 – The Ruination, Noot D’Noot at The EARL

Loads and loads of instruments, plenty of grooves and a heavy dose of funk all mixed up in a sweet eclectic mix is what you’ll get when The Ruination and Noot D’Noot combine their forces on Friday night.

Friday, April 22 – Tony Bennett at Fox Theatre

The world-famous crooner will be making the ladies swoon with a sure-to-be legendary performance at the Fox on Friday.

This show has been postponed until November 25.

Saturday, April 23 – Japan-a-Jam at Hard Rock Cafe’s Velvet Underground

The Willows, Wesley Cook, Lauren St. Jane & The Dead Westerns and Shook Foil all come together to play a show benefiting Red Cross relief and recovery efforts in Japan. Local music fans will also have the 0pportunity to vote online at the gig, using the Hard Rock’s handily-provided laptops, for Graham’s Number, Atlanta’s Battle of the Bands’ winner. The winner of this next round will go on to play Hard Rock Calling in London!

Saturday, April 23 – Kina Grannis at Vinyl

YouTube sensation Kina Grannis has millions of fans, if her video views are any indicator. She’s sure to pack the house at Vinyl this weekend.

Sunday, April 24 – Titus Andronicus at The EARL

Fresh for a stellar gig at Coachella, loud and awesome rock ‘n’ rollers Titus Andronicus wrap up the weekend at The EARL on Sunday.


On sales:

Atlanta Botanical Garden’s Concerts in the Garden – discounted member tickets on sale Friday, April 22 at 10 a.m.

Bone Thugs N Harmony at The Loft, May 28 – on sale Friday, April 22 at noon

Dirty Vegas at Masquerade, June 2 – on sale Friday, April 22 at 10 a.m.

Natasha Bedingfield at Center Stage, July 11  – on sale Friday, April 22 at noon

Animal Collective at Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre at Encore Park, July 8 – on sale Friday, April 22 at 10 a.m.

Unity Tour 2011: 311 & Sublime with Rome at Aaron’s Amphitheatre at Lakewood, July 30 – on sale Saturday, April 23 at 10 a.m.


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