Ticket Alternative Weekend Picks! Edwin McCain, Party In The Park, Wanda Jackson & More!

Oh it’s definitely time to whip out the warm weather clothes! Outdoor festival season is among us and Ticket Alternative is filled with some of the coolest events in town! Check out below to see where we will be this weekend:

Friday May 18th – Wanda Jackson at Revolution Music Room

Ms. Wanda Jackson, aka, force to be reckoned with, aka, Queen of the Outlaws is in Arkansas tonight!

Friday May 18th – Astra Via at Black Cat

Olivia Mancini is no stranger to the D.C. music scene. She has a new project called Astra Via, and they are at the Black Cat tonight.

Friday May 18th- Adron at Eddie’s Attic

Adron is the nom de guerre of Adrienne McCann, young singer and songwriter who has been lately rejuvenating the pop music scene in Atlanta, Georgia. Adron seamlessly blends Classical harmony with the playfulness of ‘60s Brazilian Tropicàlia, the earnestness and sentiment of 70′s songwriters like Joni Mitchell and Harry Nilsson, and the cerebral sincerity of the hymn song.

Friday May 18th – Heartless Bastards at 40 Watt

Ohio rockers Heartless Bastards have been compared to the Black Keys, but feel a little more Sonic Youth to me..Awesome.

Friday May 18th – Edwin McCain, Kevn Kinney, & Angie Aparo at The Cotton at Shem Creek

It’s a little Georgia reunion in S. Carolina tonight where Edwin Mccain, Kevn Kinney, and Angie Aparo will be doing a round.

Saturday May 18 – Party in the Park, Featuring The Flaming Lips at Centennial Olympic Park

The Flaming Lips, Young the Giant, Awolnation, Dawes, and Ponderosa, what more could you want!

Saturday May 19 – Washed Out at Terminal West

Washed Out is the operational alias for Atlanta, GA’s Ernest Greene. Catch him tonight at Terminal West.

Sunday May 20 – Ty Segall at

San Francisco psych wunderkind Ty Segall continues a tireless musical assault on ears and minds with his third album Melted. Segall says it sounds like “cherry cola, Sno-Cones and taffy.”

Sunday May 20 – Father John Misty at Rock and Roll Hotel

Former Fleet Foxes drummer, Joshua Tilman, is known for his extravagant stage shows, usually involving a Native American drum..Catch him in D.C. tonight.

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