TA Live Weekend Picks: German Bierfest, Beres Hammond, Tribal Seeds & More!

german-bierfest_11It’s Friday! So it’s time to figure out how you wanna maximize your newly found free time. Atlanta Music Guide has put together a list of shows going on in Atlanta this weekend to help you out!
 
Friday August 23 – Swingin’ Medallions @ Heritage Green Sandy Springs
This eight piece band sure knows how to bring the party! Influenced by beach music, frat rock, and R&B you’re sure to have a great time dancing the night away under the stars.
 
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Friday August 23 – Dawsonville Music & Beer Festival
The first Dawsonville Music & Beer Festival will feature music from Coal Mountain Band and Back In Black as well as a variety of craft beer!
 
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Friday August 23 – Huey Lewis & The News @ Frederick Brown Jr. Amphitheater(SOLD OUT)
Celebrating the 30th anniversary of their classic album,Sports, Huey Lewis & The News will bring their lovable blend of blues-rock and doo-wop to Atlanta this Friday
 
Friday August 23 – Over the Rhine @ Eddie’s Attic (SOLD OUT)
Over the Rhine is a musical partnership between husband and wife who’s music was heralded by Paste Magazine as being a “lovely, heartbreaking, and ultimately uplifting musical mosaic.”
 
Friday August 23 – Pat Green @ Brewhouse Music & Grill
“Texas Country” star and Grammy nominated artist Pat Green has toured with the likes of Keith Urban, Gretchen Wilson, and Kenny Chesney. Now you can catch him at an intimate (but rollicking)solo show!
 
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Friday August 23 – Rebirth Brass Band @ Smith’s Olde Bar
Grammy-winning Rebirth Brass Band is a true New Orleans institution that upholds the tradition of brass while incorporating funk and hip-hop. Their raucous shows have been featured on the HBO show Treme and at their legendary Tuesday night gig at The Maple Leaf.
 
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Friday August 23 – The Howling Tongues @ The Loft
The Howling Tongues brandish their “no regrets rock n’roll” ethos like a wild flag. Their live shows are a thrill and will definitely inspire some serious rocking (and head banging).
 
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Saturday August 24 – 10th Annual German Bierfest @ Woodruff Park
Come celebrate 10 years of German Bierfest in a family-friendly environment complete with authentic German food, activities for kids, music, and more.
 
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22nd Annual Microfest @ Stoudts Beer Garden & Banquet Hall
Come sample some of the best beers the industry has to offer! Your ticket will get you a souvenir tasting glass, 4 hours of beer sampling, live entertainment by the Good Lovin Jam Band, buffet from 6-9 pm, and free shuttle bus service to local hotels.
 
TIX for 12 PM
 
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TIX for 6 PM
 
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Area 51 & Explosive Sports Presents: Return to the Coliseum @ Atlanta Metroplex
Do you love MMA, raves, DJ battles, and lazer light shows? How about all of them in one event? Return to the Coliseum is sure to be an epic night packed to the brim with exciting events.
 
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Saturday August 24 – Dawsonville Music & Beer Fest
The first Dawsonville Music & Beer Festival will feature music from the Alex Hall Band, Southern Accent, and more as well as a variety of craft beer!
 
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Saturday August 24 – MC Chris Return of the Nerd 2 Tour @ Drunken Unicorn
MC Chris is a pioneer of nerdcore, has been featured on mixtapes with Childish Gambino and Kitty Pryde, and has performed with Talib Kweli and Andrew WK. If that’s not enough to convince you, you’re just going to have to see his crazy antics for yourself.
 
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Saturday August 24 – Magnets & Ghosts @ The Earl
Magnets & Ghosts is made up of Dean Roland (From Collective Soul) and Ryan Potesta and became a full fledged project once Collective Soul went on hiatus. Check out their intense, gritty sound live at The Earl!
 
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Saturday August 24 – Old School Saturday @ Hyatt Regency Atlanta (Downtown)
Come celebrate the music from the ’80s and ’90s that you love at the Hyatt Regency! Sing along and dance all night long!
 
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Saturday August 24 – Melissa Ferrick @ Eddie’s Attic 2 shows
Melissa Ferrick has developed a raw, rootsy sound set to a sweeping Americana/alt-country soundtrack that is some of the lushest and brightest material of her 20 year catalog. It’s truly something to experience its depth and warmth live.
 
TIX for the Early Show
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TIX for the Late Show
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Saturday August 24 – Rebirth Brass Band @ Smith’s Olde Bar
Grammy-winning Rebirth Brass Band is a true New Orleans institution that upholds the tradition of brass while incorporating funk and hip-hop. Their raucous shows have been featured on the HBO show Treme and at their legendary Tuesday night gig at The Maple Leaf.
 
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Sunday August 25 – Beres Hammond @ Wolf Creek Amphitheater
Beres Hammond, a Jamaican singer/songwriter, puts his heart and soul into his sultry brand of reggae music. From ballads to dancehall, his extensive discography proves that he’s a talent you don’t want to miss out on.
 
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Sunday August 25 – Tribal Seeds @ Jannus Live
Fans of SOJA, Bob Marley, and Rebelution will seriously dig the rootsy, refreshing reggae/rock vibe of Tribal Seeds. They’ve shared the stage with the likes of Dave Matthews Band, the Red Hot Chili Peppers, and Jack White so this show is sure to be a good time.
 
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