Atlanta Music Guide Weekend Preview 09/20/18 – 09/23/18

Here’s a quick look at some of the best events Atlanta has to offer this weekend Thursday, September 20th through Sunday, September 23rd!

Moogfest Presents: Juana Molina at The Earl

Thursday, September 20th at 8:00pm

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“On her excellent new album, Juana Molina continues shedding formal pop structures to reveal more of her own artistic voice. Her occultish narrative is defined not by words, but by moods.”

“Ever-experimental artist Juana Molina is known for creating distinct and bewitching music that defies genre. Using looping technology to layer propulsive guitar strumming, clanging percussion and her ethereal vocals on top of one another, she creates a whirling, hypnotic and often gorgeous musical tapestries.” – BrooklynVegan


Future Generations w/ Zuli + Dot.s at The Earl

Friday, September 21st at 8:30pm

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The second full-length from Future Generations, Landscape emerged from the kind of playful creativity only possible among the closest collaborators. Five friends who all live together in Brooklyn, Future Generations brought Landscape to life by balancing their pop-minded songcraft with bursts of free-form experimentation: recording guitar riffs from the receiving end of a phone call, messing with a vintage synthesizer called the Fun Machine, building percussion tracks by sampling a batch of drum-circle recordings. So while the album’s abundance of hooky melodies makes each song immediately catchy, Landscape unfolds with an intricacy of detail that reveals more nuance and depth with every new listen.


Chubby Carrier and the Bayou Swamp Band at The Vista Room ATL

Friday, September 21st at 8:30pm

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Chubby Carrier is “The World’s Premier Zydeco Showman.” the only GRAMMY winner in the Zydeco category. Born 1967 in Churchpoint, Louisiana, he is a modern man yet Chubby is the 3rd generation of zydeco stars having a grandfather, father and cousins who are all Zydeco legends. Chubby Carrier and the Bayou Swamp Band have recorded ten CDs over the past 22 years of Chubby‘s professional career. Having performed all over the world, Chubby and the band travel 150-175 days a year, taking his act to big festivals such as the New Orleans Jazz Fest and the Chicago Blues Fest. Get your tickets now!


East Atlanta Strut 2018 in East Atlanta Village

Saturday, September 22nd at 11:00am

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Make sure to come enjoy one of Atlanta’s best (and FREE) neighborhood parties, the East Atlanta Strut! This FREE (did we mention it’s FREE?) event features some of the best food, drinks and music entertainment that Atlanta has to offer. Check out the full band lineup rundown in our recent article East Atlanta Strut 2018 Band Schedule


Breathers Album Release Party w/ Video Age, Celia Verbeck & Shouldies at 529

Saturday, September 22nd at 9:00pm

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Think back to the ’80s. What kind of things come to mind? Neon-colored clothing? 8-bit video games? VHS tapes? All of these things and more first came to my mind when I first heard the Atlanta-based band, Breathers.

Breathers was formed in Atlanta and have been on the rise over the course of the last year. Their synthesizer-heavy and bright melodies evoke the early 1980s to a tee, without sounding dated or something that’s already been done. Now the band is ready to release Designed To Break, their debut full-length album with an Album Release Party to match the hype.


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