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Jhene Aiko and Willow Smith at Irving Plaza

Jhene Aiko brought special guest Willow Smith to Irving Plaza for a stop on the TRIP Tour. “I’m not trying to be perfection, I’m just trying to make connections” she did just that last night captivating the crowd with a fully immersive trip. OLLA (Only Lovers Left Alive) was a jaaaaaam to close out the night with.

LCD Soundsystem at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium

The second night of a two-night run.

Grizzly Bear at The Tabernacle

The indie rock mainstays, touring off the recently released Painted Ruins, made a stop in Atlanta this past week. Delivering a powerhouse, nearly two-hour long set consisting of as many old standards as newer songs, Grizzly Bear made a strong case for why they remain one of the genre’s most respected outfits.

Grizzly Bear at The Fillmore

Indie-rockers stunned on a wet autumn night

LCD Soundsystem with Big Freedia at Coca-Cola Roxy

Back from the dead, James Murphy and company played the first of two sold-out nights behind American Dream, dazzling with new material from that record while culling from one of the more exciting back catalogs in all of indie music. New Orleans bounce queen Big Freedia opened, setting the table for a weekend-length dance party.

The xx with Perfume Genius live at Coca-Cola Roxy

Touring off the recent release of their third album I See You and fresh off a jam-packed main stage summer festival run, the London-based mood setters played a comparatively intimate show for a sold-out crowd at Atlanta’s newest large-sized concert venue. With opening support from the overqualified indie pop stalwart Perfume Genius, this run of shows has one of the better billings of the fall season.

Depeche Mode bring their Brit-pop to the SAP Center

An epic night of newer and classic tracks.

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

Wilco raises the roof with Margaret Glaspy at The Fox Theatre

The two-decade old Chicago rock institution continued their seemingly endless touring in Atlanta, enrapturing a sold-out crowd with a 29-song, 2 and a half-hour set.

The Shins, Spoon and Day Wave play the CalCoast Credit Union Open Air Theater

Touring artists rock San Diego

Arcade Fire perform live at the Infinite Energy Center

“Though their most recent record, Infinite Content, has proven to be divisive among both fans and critics, few bands can pull off a live spectacle quite like Arcade Fire.”

Small Leaks Sink Ships presents Dear John Connor

Expect “Golden calf” to be released on 10/13/17

Arcade Fire plays Wells Fargo Center Philadelphia

“It was a powerhouse of a performance backing one of this year’s most misunderstood albums.”

Warpaint play with The Dove and The Wolf at Underground Arts

“An Intimate and Mesmerizing Show”