This Week In Atlanta // June 29 - July 5

A Drug Called Tradition plays the roof of the Secret Spot with projections by Kris Pilcher this Friday night. 

A Drug Called Tradition plays the roof of the Secret Spot with projections by Kris Pilcher this Friday night. 


Monday, June 29


CLOSING RECEPTION: new paintings by Henry Detweiler @ Octane Coffee

nightklub ~ heathers ~ shepherds ~ jock gang @ 529



Tuesday, June 30


Dean Cercone // Ziemba // Baby Costumes // Grace Thornton @ The Mammal Gallery



Wednesday, July 1


Eudora Welty Portrait Reader Release Party @ Edgar Allan

Release for a collaborative project that features illustrations of Welty and words inspired by select illustrations, featuring Pearl McHaney, Laura Relyea, Caroline Keys, and Topher Payne.

Song Missing Presents H-TO-THE-IZZ-O-V-TO-THE-IZZ-A-TLANTA @ The Village Theatre

Comedy, Writing, and Music Based on the Songs of Jay-Z, featuring performances by Christina Lee, Alexandra Tucci, Chris Alonzo, David Perdue, Mark Kendall, Cris Gray, Vas Sanchez, Gavin Godfrey, dance by Jenny Nichols, guest bandleader: Tribe One & The Blueprints Featuring Ben Farmer, hosted by Chris Ledford.

Book Club @ Eddie's Attic (w/Sydney Eloise & The Palms) @ Eddie's Attic

Torres with: The Preakness and Madeline @ The EARL




Thursday, July 2


fantasy guys ~ tamarron ~ blessin' ~ lea lea @ The Drunken Unicorn

Illuminated Paths Showcase Tour w/ Pamela_and_her_sons //  Electric Nature // Heliophonic @ The Mammal Gallery

Ladie's Night @ The Village Theatre

Stand up comedy from Travis Jones, Craig Anthony Hoelzer, Mo Arora, and Andrew Michael., hosted by Brian Emond, Joel Ruiz, and Zach Lamplugh, guest judges Brad Lee Zimmerman (Archer, Aqua Teen, Squidbillies) and Bob Pettitt (Archer, Space Ghost, Squidbillies).



Friday, July 3


July Threedom : In The Name of Freedom @ The Secret Spot

A Drug Called Tradition plays live on the roof of The Secret Spot with projections by artist Kris Pilcher.

Opening: “Dixie Overland Highway” @ Dashboard 

Dixie Overland Highway is a historic highway connecting Southern California to Georgia. Close of Day by Micki Davis and Range of Motion by Jessica Sledge are two projects selected from California, being presented in Georgia by way of the Dixie Overland Highway. It's a journey.

*FREE SHOW* - Telekinetic Walrus w/ Skybison @ Aisle 5

Fake Flowers // Triathalon // Co Co Ri Co // Amulets // Brainworlds // Dj Senor Love Daddy @ The Mammal Gallery

Royal Thunder | Wild Thrones | Thieves and Murderers @ The EARL



Saturday, July 4


Tight Bros Presents: Summer Holiday Show! feat. Breathers, Oulipo, Dot.s, & Pamela and Her Sons @ 529

WERC: July 4th VIBES w/ Chris McClenney (Soulection) + Gravez (HW+W) @ 483 Edgewood Ave

 Featuring Xavier BLK, Jeremy Avalon, Thrice Groove, Deliver, and MIKKØH.

This Week In Atlanta // Recommended Shows and Events June 22 - 28

Deer Bear Wolf's live reading series, Transgression, returns with its second installment this Saturday night at Villa De Grip. 

Deer Bear Wolf's live reading series, Transgression, returns with its second installment this Saturday night at Villa De Grip. 

Monday, June 22

Kid in the Attic + Guts Club + Lea Lea @ MINT

Vicious Circle Writers Group @ Manuel's Tavern

Tuesday, June 23

Carapace Raconteurs: HOSTAGE @ Manuel's Tavern

The theme of this month's storytelling open mic is "Hostage." 

The Hotels | Hunger Anthem | The Lost Project | Antbrain @ 529

Wednesday, June 24

Scene Missing Presents DR. STRANGELANTA @ Highland Inn Ballroom Lounge

Performances Based on the Films of Stanley Kubrick, featuring Myke Johns, Jay Hansbrough, Adron, David Perdue, Stephanie Farley, Brian Emond, and Craig Hoelzer.

Thursday, June 25

Dismantle Theater presents: NEIGHBORS & STRANGERS @ Dashboard

Two new one-act playswritten and directed by Johnny Drago.

Nomen Novum / Faun and a Pan Flute/ Dux @ Elliot Street Pub

Atlanta is Burning Fest @ 529

Featuring Slugga, GG King, Party Plates (clevo), G.H.B (Get High Boys), and Uniform. Continues Friday and Saturday at Mammal Gallery.

Friday, June 26

Sealions, MammaBear, Hot Gaze @ The EARL

Honey, You Know Where to Find Me @ 291 Wood Street

A showcase of contemporary dance, a celebration of vinyl records, and a karaoke party, curated by Andrew Alexander, featuring choreographers Blake Beckham, Corian Ellisor, T Lang Atl, MaryGrace Phillips, and Erik Thurmond.

LVRN Presents: Raurfest 2015 @ Georgia Freight Depot

Featuring Raury, Big K.R.I.T., Trinidad James, Post Malone, Keith Ape, D.R.A.M., Key!, Two-9, Hello Ocho, EarthGang, India Shawn, Money Makin' Nique, Marian Mereba, Xavier Blk, Elhae, and Speakerfoxxx.

Saturday, June 27

TRANSGRESSION: An Unorthodox Reading Series | Volume 2 @ Villa de Grip

Deer Bear Wolf's live reading series returns with the theme: BORN UNDER A BAD SIGN: Southern Gothic Literature Realized, featuring Cristen Conger, Nicholas Tecosky, Amy Stufflebeam, Elizabeth Jarrett, Derek Prall, and Travis Broyles. 

Opening Reception: "Rachel's Killin' It and "8-Bit Fictions" @ Zuckerman Museum of Art

"Rachel's Killin' It" is presented by Dashboard Co-op, curated by Beth Malone + Courtney Hammond, featuring artists Mike Black, Lee Deigaard, Nikita Gale, Osman Khan, Melanie Manos, Mike Stansy, Nathan Sharratt, and Ben Wolf.

"CROWN" a group show curated by Metatronic! @ Beep Beep Gallery

Aa group exhibition curated by Metatronic, the collective formed by Beep Beep Gallery owners Mark Basehore and James McConnell, featuring Peter Ferrari, Stephen Key, Katie Lebel, Bo Orr, Sanithna Phansavanh, Lucha Rodriguez, Estela Semeco, Dorothy Stucki and more.

Mis-en-Zine: Celebrating and Complicating Women and Girls in Film @ Eyedrum Art & Music Gallery

A selection of short films celebrating and challenging the presence of women and girls in film, presented by Murmur and curated by Josephine Figueroa and Christina Humphrey.

Hello Ocho ////  Spirits and the Melchizedek Children @ "the 51" Elliott Street Pubs new live venue


Sunday, June 28

Sunset Sessions with Little Tybee & Carolina Rose @ Park Tavern in Piedmont Park