This Week In Atlanta // Recommended Shows and Events April 20 - 26

The Atlanta Mess-Around returns to the East Atlanta Village this weekend. 

The Atlanta Mess-Around returns to the East Atlanta Village this weekend. 


Monday, April 20



Red Bull Sound Select Atlanta Presents: Protomartyr @ 529

Featuring Warehouse and WYMYNS PRYSYN.



Tuesday, April 21


Who is This Space For? A Panel on Public Space Design @ Center for Civic Innovation

Ma Ja Ka / POETRY + PERFORMANCE / GINKO / more @ Big House On Ponce

Featuring Marshall James Kavanaugh, Stephany Valdez, Meghan Valdez, Charlie Key, Catherine Rush, Aida Curtis, and Chelsea Wildflower lLoftin Weyler. 

The Satisfiers of Alpha Blue, Ego (chicago), Michael Parallax, Vamos @ The Mammal Gallery

Doldrums @ Aisle 5

Featuring Moon King & Suno Deko.



Wednesday, April 22


Scene Missing Presents ATLANTARANTINO @ Highland Inn Ballroom Lounge

Comedy, Music, and Other Performances Based on the Films of Quentin Tarantino, featuring Jesse Price, Tony Jenkins, Jeffrey Stephenson, Paul Gallois, Nilah Monet, Noel Stephen, Travis Jones, and Eliot Bronson.

Underground Atlanta: Up for Discussion @ Center for Civic Innovation

Participants will have the opportunity to weigh in on topics of their interest and learn more about the issues and opportunities present at Underground Atlanta.

MTN ISL + Muuy Biien (Athens) + Null (AL) + Bataille @ 529 



Thursday, April 23


House Portraits - House Painters - Vernacular Cracker @ VintageATL

Atlantans create fine art based on vernacular architecture that southerners know so well featuring Cabbagetown, Vine City and more, featuring Joe Dreher, Heather McPherson, and William Mize, curated by Terry E. Kearns.

It’s in the Cards Art Party @ Robert W. Woodruff Library - Emory University

Participants will be provided with recycled library catalog cards, art supplies, light refreshments and music – invited to transform these cards into new works of art and poetry for the exhibit.

DREAMING and AFTERGLOWINGS @ Eyedrum Art & Music Gallery

LIGHT THEORY presents the Atlanta premier of DREAMING, with a special music performance 〰〰 & other traveling film&visual series AFTERGLOWINGS by Derek Weber.

"Up Right Atlanta" by Nick Cave @ Ponce City Market

Presented by Flux Projects (the producers of Flux Night), this Spring’s groundbreaking performance is Up Right Atlanta, an astonishing night of artistic dance, cultural symbolism, and unique storytelling from acclaimed artist Nick Cave, with choreography by Atlanta’s own T. Lang. Opening night, shows April 23 - 26. 

Peach Kelli Pop | Shantih Shantih | Hot Gaze @ 529

Atlanta Mess-Around PRE-PARTY

Friday, April 24

ATLANTA MESS-AROUND 2015 Day 1 @ 529

Featuring Hector's Pets, Paint Fumes, Slugga, and ZONERS.


Featuring Pissed Jeans, GG KING, Obnox aka Nox, whatever brains, GHB, and WYMYNS PRYSYN.

BeAtlanta presents: a benefit for the Lee family @ Wonderroot

Featuring CINCH, KalimbaMan, Horrible Idea, Rotten Stitches, Eqo Atl, and We Are Surrogates.

Saturday, April 25

ATLANTA MESS-AROUND 2015 Day 2 @ 529

Featuring Barreracudas, OBN III's, Giorgio Murderer, The Secret Prostitutes, Uniform, and Easy Magick.


Featuring Flamin' Groovies, Gentleman Jesse & His Men (late set), Blaxxx (bim, orville, thomas), NOTS, Pampers NYC, and The Gaye Blades.

Georgia Public Art Networking Mixer @ Manuel's Tavern

Woven In, Swank Sinatra, MTVghosts, Dendera Bloodbath, Gnar Wave Rangers @ Union EAV

The Wild, New Junk City, Man Up Yancey, Sulk Hogan, Jeremy Ray @ WonderRoot

Villain Family Single Release Party | BANG ARTS PRESENTS @ 529

Featuring Mr. Blue Sky and Andrea Colburn (Debut Solo Record Release).

Sunday, April 26

Y(art) SALE @ MINT

An art sale for all works that have not been picked up in the last few years.