Algiers and Omni play The Drunken Unicorn
Two of Atlanta’s best local outfits, the experimentalists Algiers and the post-punkers in Omni, combined for a killer bill played to a packed room.
Lucy Dacus at The Earl
One of indie rock’s hottest names at the moment, Virginia-bred singer-songwriter Lucy Dacus proved that the hype behind her first two records is more than justified, delivering a lengthy set but never wavering in clarity of voice. Backed by an enthusiastic and capable band of her peers, Dacus might be one of the more exciting acts on the spring touring circuit.
Spoon live at Buckhead Theatre
Jay Electronica at Center Stage
A$AP FERG at the Tabernacle
Count Vaseline “Tales From The Megaplex”
Review: Bon Iver at Fox Theatre
With most of the 4,000-plus in attendance enraptured in their seats
Flying Lotus at The Tabernacle
Experimental hip-hop producer brings his 3D projections and jazz-inspired works to a diverse and engaged crowd, playing both music from his personal catalog and from his works as a producer for hire.
AFROPUNK “Carnival Of Consciousness” in Atlanta 2017
The two-day festival made its return to Atlanta, boasting talent from every end of the musical spectrum.
Beach Slang with Pet Symmetry at The Masquerade
One of the purest rock and roll bands working today, Beach Slang blends sincerity with driving force, often playing exhilarating sets of straight-faced, emotional rock songs. Chicago-based pop punk supergroup Pet Symmetry joins them on their current tour, providing a more tongue-in-cheek adrenaline jolt to balance out the ends of the emotional spectrum.
Hamilton Leithauser at Terminal West
The crooner, formerly of The Walkmen and currently touring behind his collaborative album with former Vampire Weekend member Rostam, charmed a captivated Atlanta audience with a full band behind him.
Open Mike Eagle at Aisle 5
The Chicago-bred alternative rapper traffics in a hyper-focused brand of witty but sociologically trenchant rhymes, while operating as a live performer with a significant amount of traditional MC energy.
See Alvvays perform live at Terminal West
Canadian indie-pop rising stars continued a run of sold-out shows off of the strength of sophomore record Anticsocialites, working the crowd into a frenzy with melodic and undeniably catchy songs.
Julien Baker with Half Waif at The Masquerade
Hundred Waters Live and In Portrait at The EARL
The LA-based trio, also known for curating one of the most diverse music festivals in North America, dazzled a packed house with their singular blend of electronic and classical sound