Atlanta Music Guide Weekend Preview 4/20 – 4/22 2018

Here’s a quick look at some of the best events Atlanta has to offer this weekend Friday, April 20th through Sunday, April 22nd!

 

SURFER BLOOD AT THE EARL W/ WINTER AND KARAOKE

Friday, April 20th at 9:00pm

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“The band’s finely nuanced and understated treatment of the [late 80s / early 90s] era works on Pythons. Aided by Foo Fighters and Pixies producer Gil Norton, Surfer Blood conjure college rock’s feeling of youthful, nostalgic melancholy without using any of the sub-genre’s gimmicks.” – NME

Surfer Blood have recently performed at Coachella Festival, released a new video and a Record Store Day album of demos. They are also at work on their third album.

NOCTURNAL ANIMALS AT THE VISTA ROOM

Friday, April 20th at 8:30pm

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Nocturnal Animals is an American Alternative Rock band from Atlanta, GA. The group consists of Mason Jones, Will Bennett, Derrick Stephen, and Dawson Tucker. Formerly known as “Rude!”, Nocturnal Animals spent the summer revamping themselves and catching plenty of attention along the way, with their brand new debut EP release “Dark Lit Places,” one listen and it will definitely be on your ‘release radar’.

 

YUNG GRAVY AT THE LOFT (SOLD OUT)

Friday, April 20th at 8:00pm

SOLD OUT!

Rapper and hip-hop music producer YUNG GRAVY also known by the monikers Lil Steamer and Mr. Butter is popular for the singles “Mr. Clean,” “Splash Mountain,” and “Boomin.” He distributed his music through the sharing platform SoundCloud to develop an audience. This show is now SOLD OUT, make sure to follow him and AMG to keep up to date on his return to Atlanta.

 

LIZA ANNE PRESENTS FINE BUT DYING AT THE EARL

Saturday, April 21st at 7:00pm

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LIZA ANNE “Growing up, people would always say I was too happy to be depressed, or too social to have anxiety,” says Liza Anne Odachowski, the critically acclaimed songwriter better known these days by her stage name Liza Anne. “In their eyes, because I was one thing, I couldn’t also be something else. I think we all exist in duality, though. I can be everything and nothing all at once.”Duality is at the core of Liza Anne’s arresting new album, ‘Fine But Dying,’ her debut release for indie powerhouse label Arts & Crafts. Synthesizing the elegant sincerity of Angel Olsen with the wry lyricism of Courtney Barnett and the unapologetic candor of Feist, the music is both tough and vulnerable, bold and withdrawn, a helping hand and a middle finger. Firing on all cylinders with distorted alt-rock guitars and explosive drums one minute, hushed and delicate the next, it’s an eclectic collection that reflects the messy complications of growing up in the modern age, as the 23-year-old grapples with the fallout of falling in love, reckons with the patriarchy, and stares down the panic disorder she refuses to let define her.

 

CHASTITY BELT W/ LALA LALA, CHICK WALLACE & JAY AMERICANA AT 529

Saturday, April 21st at 7:30pm

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Chastity Belt‘s I Used to Spend So Much Time Alone is their third and finest full-length to date. Recorded live in July of 2016, with producer Matthew Simms (Wire) at Jackpot! in Portland, Oregon (birthplace of some of their favorite Elliott Smith records), it’s a dark and uncommonly beautiful set of moody post-punk that finds the Seattle outfit’s feelings in full view.

 

HERMAN’S HERMITS STARRING PETER NOONE AT MILLTOWN MUSIC HALL

Saturday, April 21st at 7:30pm

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At the age of fifteen, Peter Noone achieved international fame as “Herman”, lead singer of the legendary pop band Herman’s Hermits. Ultimately, Herman’s Hermits sold over fifty-two million recordings. In all, fourteen singles and seven albums went gold. As “Herman”, the photogenic Noone graced the cover of nearly every international publication including Time Magazine. He performed on hundreds of television shows and appeared with such luminaries as Ed Sullivan, Jackie Gleason, Dean Martin and Danny Kaye. Don’t miss this legendary performer, get your tickets now!

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