Ticket Alternative Weekend Picks! Blue October, Snow Patrol, The Naked & Famous, East Nashville Beer Fest & More!

Happy Friday everyone! We’re barreling full-speed ahead into the weekend, and it looks like it’s going to be a beauty. There are cool gigs a plenty, beer festivals and more! It is sure to be amazing, wherever you are make sure you are out and about!

Friday March 30 – First Aid Kit at Black Cat

Swedish folk duo First Aid Kit is comprised of sisters, Johanna and Klara and their 2008 YouTube video cover of the song “Tiger Mountain Peasant Song” by Fleet Foxes spread their name rapidly on the Internet: the sisters subsequently appeared alongside Fleet Foxes performing the song in a concert in Holland.

Friday March 30  – Blue October at Jannus Live

The Kings of Emo are back and live in Orlando, FL. Joining them are indie darlings, Girl in a Coma.

Friday March 30 – Spring Kickoff Concert w/ Wiz Khalifa at McDonough Gym

Any event that ever has Wiz Khalifa involved is always bound to be a good time! Joining him is good friend, DJ Earworm.

Friday March 30 – Tech N9ne/Machine Gun Kelly at Juanita’s

Kansas City rapper, Tech N9ne has  sold over one million albums and has had his music featured in film, television, and video games. He is joined by Bad Boy records rapper, Machine Gun Kelly.

Friday March 30 – Swervedrive at Rock and Roll Hotel

Oxford English rockers Swervedrive are bringing their cerebral rock to Washington D.C.

Friday March 30 – The Official Texas Relays Party 2012 featuring DJ Kid Capri at Haven

Austin Renaissance’s Eddie “EBlack” Blackwell presents the Official Texas Relays Party 2012 featuring the World Famous DJ Kid Capri!

Saturday March 31 – East Nashville Beer Fest (SOLD OUT)

The very first beer festival ever brought to Nashville has sold out again for its second year! It will be a beautiful weekend, so I hope you got your tickets in advance!

Saturday March 31 – Snow Patrol w/ Ed Sheeran

Northern Ireland also have that certain something in the water that makes everything that continues to pump out the most heart-filled music, as is the case with Snow Patrol…but don’t forget England’s newest shiny star, Ed Sheeran who will be joining them.

Saturday March 31 – The Naked and Famous at 40 Watt Club (SOLD OUT)

This show might be filled with UGA hipsters, but I guarantee you it will be a show well worth it. With several songs placed in the cool shows, this New Zealand band is just getting started.

Saturday March 31 – Nneka at Vinyl

Soul is Heavy is the new album from the award winning Nigerian singer/songwriter, Nneka. Since the release of her last album, Concrete Jungle, Nneka has performed over 150 shows with appearances on David Letterman , Glastonbury and Newport Folk Festival, in addition to supporting Lenny Kravitz, Nas & Damian Marley (“Distant Relatives”) and The Roots.
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Saturday March 31 – Embracing the Highlands Pub Crawl at Neighbors

Atlanta’s favorite cross streets are going to be packed on this gorgeous weekend filled with folks looking to have a great time. Just make sure and be safe!

Sunday April 1 – Kimya Dawson w/ Paleface at The Five Spot

Paleface and Your Heart Breaks join anti-folk heroine Kimya Dawson, as she continues her solo career away from The Moldy Peaches.


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