Weekend Picks: CHVRCHES, People’s Fest 2013, Buddy Guy & More!

459394_436735396353059_1158821624_oThe weekend is almost upon us and what better way to spend any weekend than at a show every night? Friday night, Glasgow up-and-comers CHVRCHES play to a sold out Black Cat. We hope you grabbed your tickets to this one in advance! On Saturday, head down to Atlantic Station Central Park in Atlanta for People’s Fest 2013 featuring Marc Broussard, Sonia Leigh and more! Finally, on Sunday, book it over to The State Theatre for a special performance by blues legend Buddy Guy! Don’t like our plan? Come up with your own by checking out our weekend picks below!
 
 
 
 
Friday, June 21st – CHVRCHES at Black Cat
 
Glasgow trio CHVRCHES haven’t even released their debut LP yet and they’re already selling out shows! The reason is obvious listening to singles like “Recover” and “Gun.” We hope you grabbed tickets to this one in advance because it’s SOLD OUT.
 
Friday, June 21st – Jimmy Thackery at The State Theatre
 
Jimmy Thackery is no stranger to the blues, he’s been playing them for over 40 years! Come see why this founding member of the Nighthawks has stuck around for so long!
 
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Friday, June 21st – Packway Handle Band at Smiths Olde Bar
 
Athens, GA quintet Packway Handle Band has been playing their own progressive brand of bluegrass for over a decade now. Isn’t it about time you saw them?
 
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Saturday, June 22nd – People’s Fest 2013
 
Enjoy delicious food and live music in Atlantic Station Central Park this Saturday. People’s Fest features Marc Broussard, Sonia Leigh and more this year, and proceeds go to City of Refuge!
 
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Saturday, June 22nd – Lemuria at Black Cat
 
Buffalo punk trio Lemuria’s third album just came out and it’s getting favorable reviews. You won’t want to miss their live show!
 
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Saturday, June 22nd – Joe Grandsen & His 16 Piece Big Band at Eddie’s Attic
 
Trumpeter/vocalist Joe Grandsen is bringing his entire big band to Eddies Attic and guest vocalist Charissa Grandsen is making an appearance as well! The group’s playing two performances so jazz fans have no excuse to miss this one!
 
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Sunday, June 23rd – Buddy Guy at The State Theatre
 
Buddy Guy is a blues legend and pioneer of the Chicago Blues sound. If you’re a blues fan there’s no reason to skip this show!
 
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Sunday, June 23rd – Man…or Astro-Man? at Black Cat
 
Man…or Astro-Man? are anything but boring. These prolific surf-punks are always humorous, always experimental and always entertaining. Don’t miss their unforgettable live show this weekend!
 
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Sunday, June 23rd – Pat Benatar & Neil Giraldo at Atlanta Botanical Garden
 
Husband-wife duo Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo worked together in the 1980s to dominate the Billboard charts and they’re bringing the hits to the Atlanta Botanical Garden this weekend!
 
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