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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
St. Vincent with Tuck & Patti live at The Tabernacle
Phoebe Bridgers with Soccer Mommy at Aisle 5
Rising LA-based singer/songwriter Phoebe Bridgers played one of many sold-out shows on her first headlining tour to a reverent crowd in Atlanta, with the Nashville-based indie rock act Soccer Mommy in tow.
WHY? with Open Mike Eagle at Terminal West
Jason Isbell live at The Fox Theatre
John Maus at The EARL
Destroyer Live at Terminal West
Acclaimed art-rock lifer Dan Bejar and his multi-talented bandmates brought the Destroyer songs to life with vigor and splendor. The show was opened by the equally excellent Mega Bog.
See Jens Lekman at The Earl
ROSTAM at the Earl
Bully with Smut and Material girls at Terminal West
Bully, who just wrapped up the first leg of their North American tour behind new album Losing, brought the house down last week in Atlanta with the support from Cincinnati shoegazers Smut and Atlanta locals Material Girls.
The Shins at Coca-Cola Roxy
Despite numerous lineup changes and stylistic shifts over a nearly two-decade existence, The Shins remain one of indie rock’s most reliable room fillers. With their calling cards of nostalgia and James Mercer’s songwriting to fall back on, the most recent iteration of the band pulled from one of the genre’s most celebrated catalogs, allowing the thousands in attendance to relive their experiences with their songs.
Grizzly Bear at The Tabernacle
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.
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