Ticket Alternative’s Weekend Picks!

[ 0 ] February 9, 2012 |

It’s that time again! Remember during the Flintstones when the little bird would holler at the end of the work day and Fred would run out of there with the speed of a pterodactyl? Well we are getting closer and closer to the weekend, so start thinking of what kind of trouble you can get into this weekend! Here’s where you can find Ticket Alternative, hope to see you at a show!

WASHINGTON D.C.

Friday, February 10 – Howlin Rain at The Red Palace

Rolling Stone magazine calls them “”A psychedelic cocktail of Crosby, Stills and Nash, the Faces, the Damned and author Raymond Carver”

Saturday, Februrary 11 – Sharon Van Etten at Black Cat

Indie rock’s newest heroine’s music has been called by NPR as being ” heartfelt without being overly earnest; her poetry is plainspoken but not overt, and her elegant voice is wrapped in enough rasp and sorrow to keep from sounding too pure or confident.”

Saturday, Februrary 11 – Star Slinger at DC9

You have probably danced to Star Slinger’s remixes without even knowing it. This U.K. producer is also known  to post all his official and unofficial remixes on his Soundcloud profile.

Sunday, February 12 – Dum Dum Girls at the Black Cat

California’s daughters, the Dum Dum Girls have opened up for  the likes of Vampire Weekend. This insanely infectious show is a must.

Sunday, February 12 – The Jealous Sound at the Rock and Roll Hotel 

L.A.’s indie rockers, The Jealous Sound, who have toured with the likes of Sunny Day Real Estate, are rocking it out in D.C. this Sunday.

ATLANTA

Friday, February 10 – Fountains of Wayne at The Loft

Formed in New York in 1996, Fountains of Wayne took its name from an iconic garden store in nearby Wayne, NJ . The band has received steady critical accolades since its inception, and were nominated for two Grammys, including a slightly belated Best New Artist nod, in 2003, after scoring a hit with their third album, Welcome Interstate Managers.

Saturday, February 11 – Valentines in the Garden at Atlanta Botanical Gardens

Oh yes, Cupid is starting to fly around again! Celebrate Valentines in the most romantic spot in town.  Desserts, live entertainment, cash bars, and Orchid Daze: Hanging Gardens add to the ambiance of the evening.

Saturday, February 11 – Winter Beer Carnival at Atlantic Station

Back again for a third year, bigger and better than ever with more games, beer AND a ferris wheel, the Winter Beer Carnival will be packed with good times on Saturday.

LITTLE ROCK, AR

Saturday, February 11 – Reckless Kelly at Revolution Music Room

Austin’s own Reckless Kelly are back in Little Rock with their classic country/americana sound.

 

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