It’s Halloween Eve! Did you know that tonight is called “Mischief Night” in parts of the United Kingdom, Canada, and the United States? It’s a night where people play pranks and cause mischief in their neighborhoods. So… watch out for that? And also watch out for some killer shows happening in the ATL tonight!
Faye Webster CD Release Party with Erin Rae @ Eddie’s Attic
“There are only a small handful of songwriters and performers who, no matter what song they’re singing, are absolutely magnetic and earnest with every note they play and every word they sing. Faye is among them. Her songs are steeped in the american folk tradition, bearing an honesty that is remarkable and true yet wholly new. ” – Adam Hoffman (The Shadowboxers) Read our interview with Erin Rae here!
Doors open at 6:30pm. Tickets are $8 in advance or $12 at the door. Online and phone sales close at 5pm today.
Sir Sly with Magic Man @ The Earl
Sir Sly are a brand new trio who were No 1 on Hype Machine at the weekend – at the time of writing they are at No 8, sandwiched between AlunaGeorge and Disclosure, a good place to be. They were, initially – predictably – shrouded in mystery until they revealed themselves, up to which point they were rumored to be an offshoot of Foster the People, the idea being that they were an opportunity for that sunny LA band to express their darker pop urges.
Doors open at 8:30pm. Tickets are $10. Online and phone sales end at 6pm today.
Anne McCue with Brian Ashely Jones @ Smith’s Olde Bar
Born in Sydney and raised just southwest in Campbelltown, McCue has toured the world playing her music in Concert Halls, pubs and festivals. She has most recently been based in East Nashville, a thriving songwriting community on the Cumberland River’s left bank. Her love of music forged in Sydney, Melbourne and Ho Chi Minh City, McCue landed in America and performed on the Lilith Fair tour. After setting up shop in Los Angeles, she became a vital part of the cityʼs roots music scene and has since recorded 5 acclaimed studio albums and a DVD ʻLive In Nashville.ʼ Her music is included in Time Lifeʼs ʻ4 Decades Of Folk Rockʼ alongside Bob Dylan, The Byrds, etc. and in Starbucks Artist Choice alongside Leonard Cohen, John Coltraine etc. McCue has also produced other artists including Audrey Auld, Tracy Bunn and currently, Emma Swift. Expect great guitar work, compelling songs, and an eclectic set list.
Doors open at 8pm. Tickets are $10. Online and phone sales end at 2pm today.
The Movement and Natural Vibrations @ Smith’s Olde Bar
Natural Vibrations, aka Natural Vibes or Natty Vibes, is Hawaii’s most popular and acclaimed band from the Windward side of Oahu. They started out as a group of friends who loved playing music and went from playing backyard parties to headlining some of Hawaiis biggest shows and venues. Since 1996 they’ve recorded 6 full length albums featuring a sound with strong roots in reggae, rock and pop. Their unique musical blend combined with a party and dance energy has allowed them share the stage with artists like Prince, 311, Jimmy Cliff, Ziggy Marley, UB40, Jack Johnson, Pepper and SOJA, to name a few. The same sound and vibe that has earned them the respect of some of reggae’s biggest names has also brought them multiple Best Reggae Album and People’s Choice awards at the Hawaii Music Awards, as well as, Hawaii’s prestigious Na Hoku Hanohano Awards.
Tickets are $15. Online and phone sales end at 2pm today.
Black Lodge @ The Drunken Unicorn
Black Lodge is an American Industrial Rock band founded by Johnny Royal. Based out of Hollywood, CA, Black Lodge is comprised of Gavin Reign, Johnny Royal, Christopher Royal, Ventura XIII, and Justin Greene. “The Diary of Tomahawk,” is a 13 song concept album which tells the story of a young girl named Tomahawk, who after enduring a horrifying experience within her family, begins practicing the Black Arts, and discovers a world of shadows interlaced within her own reality. As Tomahawk journeys deeper into the shadow realm and her darker self, she begins to develop ethereal abilities and sets out to discern the veracity of the two worlds she now walks between. Black Lodge has dawned a sonic landscape that is lush with dark vocal melodies, analog synth overtones, and haunting guitars that accompany driving Industrial Rock beats into a dynamic and memorable experience for the listener.
Also Appearing: AkuYou and Death Domain
9pm | $5 | 21+
Gwar @ Masquerade (Heaven)
It has been 28 years since the heavy metal holocaust known as GWAR burst upon our world in an explosion of blood, guts, and screaming steel. In this time they have revealed themselves not only as the un-disputed masters of “shock rock”, but also as an international cultural icon that has both touched the lives, and in some cases ruined the clothing, of many thousands of people. This year sees GWAR release their 12th original album, GWAR’s Bloody Pit of Horror, and continue in their non-stop tour schedule until the world is finally brought into groveling submission, and GWAR at last attains its glorious destiny, whatever that is.
Also Appearing: Whitechapel, Iron Reagan and A Band of Orcs
7pm | $20 | All Ages
Sex BBQ @ 529
Don’t let them psych you out with their opening salvo of catchy surf-rock riffs, sweet harmonic vocals and plentiful ear candy… SEX BBQ will take you on a haunted, spasmodic journey where mystical dynamic explosions feed off musical images of spaghetti Westerns blending surreptitiously with scenes of the Russian carnival.
Also Appearing: Pile, Pussy Pussy and Spines
9pm | Free | 21+