Atlanta Music Guide Weekend Preview 01/17/2019 – 01/20/2019

Here’s a quick look at the best upcoming events in Atlanta this weekend Thursday, January 17th through Sunday, January 20th!


Down South Showdown at Star Bar and The Earl

Thursday, January 17th – Sunday, January 20th

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4 days of 30 awesome bands in the business of punkin and rockin reuniting down south in the most sought out vacation destination during the late winter freezin season. Jan 17th – 19th at Star Bar, Jan 20th at The Earl! 


Makari / Softspoken / Cascadent / Fevergreen at The Masquerade

Thursday, January 17th at 7:00pm

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Based out of Orlando, Makari is a five-piece ambient rock outfit signed to InVogue Records. With dreamy and delicate guitar work, driving bass and drums, and soaring and melodic lyric-driven vocals, the band allows you to drift on a sonic-sea of delay and reverb just long enough before dropping you back into high-energy grooves.

Check out their vocalist Andy Cizek’s cover of Bring Me The Horizon’s “Medicine” that recently went viral.


Trey Monroe & Random Ray + more at Vinyl

Friday, January 18th at 8:00pm

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Trey Monroe, an Atlanta native, is a dedicated artist with a laid back, urban sound grounded in gritty southern roots and a 90s vibe. Now he and his partner in rhyme Random Ray have teamed up to bring even more energy to the stage. Don’t miss them this Friday at Vinyl – Center Stage!


Ayo River, The Titos, Boregard & Bassmint Fresh, Wieuca at 529

Saturday, January 19th at 9:00pm

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$8 Adv | $10 Dos | 21+ Only

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An Evening with Pete Yorn: You & Me at The Loft

Sunday, January 20th at 8:00pm

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It seems like only yesterday that we first heard musicforthemorningafter, which came out back in 2001. Pete Yorn‘s brand new album and Capitol Records debut, ArrangingTime, plays with the elasticity of the years both in between and since — it’s not only a culmination of the Los Angeles by way of New Jersey artist’s adventurous latter-day projects, but a return to his original leaner methods.



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