TA Live Weekend Picks: Alabama Shakes, Atlanta Strong Beer Festival, & More!

Alabama Shakes - Don VanCleaveWith all of the concerts and events going on in the next few days, you have no excuse to stay home this weekend! This week’s TA Live Weekend Picks is full of events that are sure to entertain everyone.

Friday, December 6 – Alabama Shakes @ Jannus Live

The Alabama Shakes formed out of a high school psychology class in Athens, Alabama, and the rest is history. Catch your favorite songs from their debut album Boys & Girls at Jannus Live tonight.

Doors open at 7PM. This show is SOLD OUT so hopefully you already have your tickets!

Friday, December 6 – John Berry Christmas Concert @ Mill Town Music Hall

Get in the holiday spirit and listen to your favorite Christmas classics sung by John Berry. This year will mark his 17th consecutive Christmas concert series.

Doors open at 6:30PM. Premium reserved seating is $30 in advance and $35 at the door. General admission tickets are $25 in advance and $30 at the door. Online and phone sales end at 4PM on the day of show.

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Friday, December 6 – Ronnie McDowell and T. Graham Brown with Chris McDaniel @ Douglasville Conference Center

Ronnie McDowell has an amazing string of hit songs that he has amassed over the years, but it is his riveting stage presence and genuine warmth that fills the seats again and again. Ronnie continues to entertain audiences with his own blend of romantic intimacy and country excitement.

Doors open at 6:30PM. Tickets are $35 in advance and $40 at the door. Online and phone sales end at 4PM day of show.

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Friday, December 6 – Sam Hunt @ Brewhouse Music & Grill

Hailing from rural Cedartown, Georgia – Sam Hunt is quickly becoming one of Nashville’s most talked about young talents. He’s currently bringing his high-energy live show to eager fans on a fall/ winter tour and his hometown anthem “Raised On It” is giving the world a taste of what’s to come.

Doors open at 7PM. This show is SOLD OUT.

Friday, December 6 – Tab Benoit with Sol Driven Train @ Smith’s Olde Bar

Tab Benoit is a Cajun man who’s definitely got the blues. Despite the hype, Benoit has done his best over the years to maintain a commitment to his Cajun roots – a goal that often eluded him when past producers and promoters tried to turn him and his recordings in a rock direction, often against his better instincts. See him for yourself at Smith’s Olde Bar.

Doors open at 8PM. Tickets are $20 in advance and $25 day of show. Online and phone sales end at 2PM on the day of show.

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Friday, December 6 – The Gifts of the Magi @ The Balzer Theater at Herren’s

Jim and Della are out of work and penniless during Christmas in New York. To afford presents for each other, both secretly part with their most precious possessions. In O. Henry’s classic holiday story, the two lovers’ gesture of giving creates a warm and intimate Christmas in the cold, unfriendly city. Set to the music of Randy Courts, this charming and transcendent musical will kindle the holiday spirit in the heart of Atlanta.

Show starts at 7:30PM. Tickets are $30 for adults and $20 for students.

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Friday, December 6 – John K Band @ The State Theatre

When he isn’t on the road with his band Further, John Kadlecik enjoys playing shows around the DC area. Watch him play at The State Theatre with his newly formed and simply named John K Band.

Doors open at 7PM. Show starts at 9PM. Tickets are $12 in advance and $15 day of show. This is an 18+ event.

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Saturday, December 7 – Atlanta Strong Beer Festival @ The Wrecking Bar Brewpub

The inaugural one-of-a-kind Georgia beer festival in which every beer being poured is over 8% ABV. For this inaugural year, all beers featured will be from GA breweries. All proceeds, after expenses, for this festival will be given to the Georgia Craft Brewers Guild.

This event begins at 12PM. Tickets are SOLD OUT.

Saturday, December 7 – Red Fang with The Shrine @ The Drunken Unicorn

It is Red Fang’s goal to create music that “appeals to both the thinking and the banging head.” They do not restrict themselves to any particular genre, instead playing what they enjoy. Their unique brand of humor, catchy songwriting, & independent attitude are sure to turn a few heads.

Show starts at 9PM. Tickets are $15. Online and phone sales end at 4PM day of show.

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Saturday, December 7 – The White Animals @ Smith’s Olde Bar

Stereo Review say The Animals “are the great lost American rock band of the 80s — a ferocious live act and true musical visionaries.” See for yourself this weekend at Smith’s Olde Bar!

Doors open at 8PM. Tickets are $20 in advance and $25 day of show. Online and phone sales end at 2PM day of show.

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Saturday, December 7 – The Gifts of the Magi @ The Balzer Theater at Herren’s

Jim and Della are out of work and penniless during Christmas in New York. To afford presents for each other, both secretly part with their most precious possessions. In O. Henry’s classic holiday story, the two lovers’ gesture of giving creates a warm and intimate Christmas in the cold, unfriendly city. Set to the music of Randy Courts, this charming and transcendent musical will kindle the holiday spirit in the heart of Atlanta.

The matinee performance starts at 2:30PM. Tickets are $20.

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The evening show starts at 7:30. Tickets are $30 for adults and $20 for students.

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Saturday, December 7 – Gaitazo @ The State Theatre

This show features music from Tambores de San Juan, Los Capos, and Swing Gaitero.

Doors open at 8PM. Show starts at 10PM. Tickets are $25 in advance and $35 day of show. This is an 18+ event.

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Sunday, December 8 – Megadeth @ Jannus Live

Megadeth hail from Los Angeles, California and formed in 1983. The band has since released 14 studio albums. The band’s 14th studio album, “Super Collider” was released in June, 2013 debuting at #6 on The Billboard 200

Doors open at 6:30. Tickets are $35 in advance and $40 day of show. Online and phone sales end at 4PM day of show.

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Sunday, December 8 – The Gifts of the Magi @ The Balzer Theater at Herren’s

Jim and Della are out of work and penniless during Christmas in New York. To afford presents for each other, both secretly part with their most precious possessions. In O. Henry’s classic holiday story, the two lovers’ gesture of giving creates a warm and intimate Christmas in the cold, unfriendly city. Set to the music of Randy Courts, this charming and transcendent musical will kindle the holiday spirit in the heart of Atlanta.

The matinee show starts at 2:30PM. Tickets are $30 for adults and $20 for students.

Find Tickets at Ticket Alternative
 

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