Ticket Alternative Weekend Picks: Beach House, Black Lips, Chris Knight & More!

Read this and then go directly to your mama and give her a big fat smooch! Outside of hanging with our moms this weekend, here is where you can find us Ticket Alternative folk:

Friday May 11 – Atlanta Food & Wine Festival

The yummiest festival ever is in town this weekend! Food & Wine Magazine are hosting their festival here in Atlanta this weekend; Online tickets have closed, so I hope you got yours early!

Friday May 11 – Horse Feathers at Black Cat

Portland indie rockers hold their own in that collective of Northwestern rockers a la, Fleet Foxes, The Shins, Modest Mouse. They are worthwhile, check them out.

Saturday May 12 – Beach House at Georgia Theater

Hipster-loved indie rockers, Beach House will have the cool kids bobbing their heads down in Athens.

Saturday, May 12 – Black Lips at Terminal West

Atlanta shock-indie rockers Black Lips are back in their hometown at Terminal West, which of course will be a VERY interesting and entertaining show.

Saturday May 12 – Chris Knight at Revolution Music Room

Kentucky singer/songwriter, Chris Knight, has toured consistently making a name for himself as one of the original renegades. See him in Little Rock.

Saturday May 12 – Black Clouds at Rock and Roll Hotel

Support your local music! D.C. rockers Black Clouds are back in their home town at Rock and Roll Hotel.

Saturday May 12 – Gentleman Jesse and His Men at Black Cat

Gentleman Jesse & His Men, are an Atlanta combo that revels in the bright, energetic power pop sounds of the early New Wave era. Much like the late and great Exploding Hearts, they inject lo-fi garage with a direct shot of rock’n’roll ecstasy. In other words, it’s a good time.

Sunday May 12 – Redline Graffiti at Black Cat

According to Daytrotter, California Wives,a Chicago quartet, “makes the kind of music that we could plan this particular night around, this night of endless half-dreaming, of the sort of starry-eyed bliss-for-a-second dementia.”

D.C. natives describe themselves as “Indie Rock meets Electronica. Synths when you want. Guitar when you want. Viva Redline!”

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