TALive Weekend Picks 8/15-8/17: Jonny Lang, Best of Atlanta Comedy, and more!


Friday, August 15th

Where: Atlantic Station, Atlanta GA

The 6th Annual Atlanta BAR-B-Q Festival is a 2-day celebration of America’s biggest backyard pastime showcasing the South’s best BBQ cooking, great food and beverages plus live music and an interactive children’s area.  Atlanta’s top BBQ restaurants will serve up their specialties while more than 50 professional and amateur competitive BAR-B-Q teams from across the region will compete in our Cook Off event for cash prizes, trophies and of course bragging rights.


Classic City BBQ Festival
Where: The Classic Center, Athens GA

Join us for the Classic City BBQ Festival, August 15 and 16 at The Classic Center. Donrquote t miss fun for the whole family, including professional and backyard barbecue contests, local barbecue restaurant vendors, an outdoor music stage, classic car show and tailgate tradeshow! A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Food Bank of Northeast Georgia. Admission is $3.


42: A Tribute To Coldplay
Where: The State Theatre, Falls Church VA

42 isn’t just another tribute band or an act of pure imitation. 42 pours themselves into every song and performance out of genuine love for Coldplay and their music. The raw energy and emotion they devote to each song is sincere; leaving no stone unturned in an effort to provide a well-rounded experience in covering Coldplay’s extensive collection. 42 brings the greatest glimpse into the Coldplay discography and effortlessly translates to their audiences the elation it gives them to play such amazing work.


Where: Brewhouse Music and Grill, Rome GA 

Outshyne and their hit “Moonlight Crush” has been burning up XM The Highway. Hear it live here at the Brewhouse on Aug 15! Special guest to be announced soon.


Saturday, August 16th

Festival of Farmhouse Ales 2014
Where: Hill Farmstead Brewery, Greensboro Bend VT

***SOLD OUT***

Minnesota United FC vs. Indy Eleven
Where: National Sports Center in Blaine, Minnesota


Where: The State Theatre, Falls Church VA

It’s a night of sexy, saucy, cabaret when the Twisted Knickers perform accompanied by a live band — The Bearcat Boas. This neo-cabaret band plays jazz standards, guilty pleasures, modern hits and lots of surprises. This ain’t your daddy’s cabaret.


Jonny Lang
Where: The State Theatre, Falls Church VA

Lang has a keen sense of what he aims to achieve creatively, what music means to him, and is focused on the impact that his songs bring to the lives of those that encounter his repertoire.  For Lang, with the release of Fight For My Soul, he is entering a chapter wherein he has found his true voice.


Piedmont Park Arts Festival
Where: Piedmont Park, Atlanta GA

Named a Top 20 Event, this is the ideal summer festival to enjoy the outdoors, browse for irresistible art and crafts as well as appreciate the beauty of Atlanta’s largest park. Visitors will enjoy a wide variety of art and crafts from over 250 local and regional artisans and craftsman. In addition, the festival will include a children’s area, local food and beverage concessions including “gourmet” food trucks and live acoustic musical performances all weekend. Best of all, the event is entirely free to attend!


Best of Atlanta Comedy 
Where: Velvet Underground at Hard Rock Cafe, Atlanta GA

“Come see 9 of Atlanta’s Best Comedians hit the stage LIVE to bring you their best 10 minutes. If you don’t like the comedian on stage, don’t worry, they’re almost done!”


Sunday, August 17th

Where: W Hotel-Buckhead in Atlanta, Georgia

Soak up the sunning season with SUNDAZE: keeping Atlantans cool during the dog days of summer – inviting friends and neighbors to sip signature cocktails at the WET bar, dip in the infinity pool and indulge in Sunday jam-sessions with the hottest DJs in town. There’s nothing like a summer in the city, and with W Atlanta – Buckhead’s SUNDAZE day pass, you’ll be having hot fun in no time.


Chantae Cann
Where: The Music Room, Atlanta GA

Chantae Cann’s voice is the perfect combination of a warm Spring day, the fragrance just before it rains, and a sunset so breathtaking you can’t seem to capture it just right on camera. Her vocal delivery is soothing, sultry and more than just soulful, it’s soul fulfilling. Whether you find yourself listening to her live at a show or turning her up in your headphones, chances are you will have peace in your mind and a smile on your face. Chantae’s music blends the exploratory sounds of JAZZ with the feel good vibes of SOUL which makes for a mixture that is quite delicious. It is her heart’s desire to simply inspire, uplift and encourage the lives of others through music.


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