What’s Up Monday? April 15th

Waaves 2Happy Monday! We sure hope everyone had a wonderful weekend! It may be gloomy outside, but the awesome lineup tonight should definitely bring some light to your day! We’ve got indie rock shows, a rap show, comedy and even an open mic night going down this evening! Check out the shows below to see which one you’ll be attending!

Waaves @ The Drunken Unicorn

Wavves is an American surf rock band based in San Diego, California. Wavves recently released their fourth studio album, Afraid of Heights on March 26, 2013 on Mom + Pop Music. Waaves has received a lot of buzz lately, especially after the release of their latest album. They recently performed live on the Late Show with David Letterman. Hopefully you grabbed tickets to tonight’s show before they SOLD OUT! If you didn’t get tickets, check out our Waaves Prize Pack Giveaway!

Blu w/ Tiron & Ayomari @ The Basement at Graveyard Tavern

Johnson Barnes, better known by his stage name Blu, is an American West Coast rapper and producer from Los Angeles, California. Following the major success of his 2007 debut album, Below the Heavens, Blu was named HipHop DX’s “Rookie of the Year”. Since then, Blu has become one of the most prolific underground artists in the Los Angeles area, releasing “six full-length albums, and countless other projects and mixtapes” since his emergence on the rap scene.

Catch 23: Atlanta’s Friendliest Comedy Death Match @ The Earl

Catch 23 is an improvised Comedy Deathmatch. Three teams of improvisers battle it out in four rounds. They each have 23 minutes to use over the course of the night – no more; no less – with nothing but a 1 minute warning to guide them. Each scene is judged on a ten point scale with five points given by the audience and five by a hell judge.

Chappo @ Vinyl

Chappo first became cause célèbre for lovers of fuzzy space rock when a song from their self released Plastique Universe EP, “Come Home” inexplicably landed in an Apple iPod commercial, and was called “an excellently overstuffed garage-psych sound” by Pitchfork. They followed up by independently releasing another concept EP, Plastique Universe II: Pisces Princess, continuing their rambunctious place in the Brooklyn DIY scene. 2012 saw new milestones, including the release of their debut album Moonwater on Majordomo Records, touring with indie luminaries Of Montreal, and playing major festivals including Bonnaroo and Osheaga.

Jimmie’s Chicken Shack @ Peachtree Tavern

Jimmie’s Chicken Shack is an American alternative rock band from Annapolis, Maryland. They emerged through MTV as one of the first Post-Grunge bands of the era. Jimmie’s Chicken Shack was discovered in 1994 and subsequently managed by their producer Richard James Burgess.

Songwriter’s Open Mic @ Eddie’s Attic

For over 19 years, Eddie’s Attic has hosted Atlanta’s premiere Songwriter’s Open Mic for the performing songwriter. National and local acts perform 2 songs each, with 3 finalists returning for a third song at the end of the evening for a chance to win a cash prize and a spot in our bi-annual, nationally acclaimed Open Mic Shootout. This is a great opportunity for up and coming talent to hone their skills and for listeners to see and meet tomorrow’s stars.

Colleen Green @ 529

Green recently released her debut LP, Sock it to Me, which is grounded in pure pop with her breathy, emotive vocals. Check out the Sock it to Me album review and our 5GB interview with Colleen Green!

Jack Daniel’s Honey Concert Series @ Smith’s Olde Bar

A fun-filled night of live music featuring Jahman Brahman (8pm), Sun-Dried Vibes (9pm) and Treehouse! (10pm).



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