Hey guys! It’s a new week which means there’s a brand new weekly digest today packed to the brim with cool things going on over the next seven days! There’s also a whole new set of music highlights from Wesley, and be sure to check out the Upcoming Shows Spotify playlist that gets updated regularly!
It’s also a great time to check The ATLToDo Super Sp00ky Halloween Super Guide again! If you can even believe it, ten new haunted events have popped up since last Monday. Share it with friends, make plans!
Poll: Who cooks the best Indian food in Atlanta?
Results tomorrow! Check out the stuff you guys have already voted The Best here!
Elevate Atlanta continues in Downtown Atlanta today with a lunch performance on Broad Street with “intimate, poetic interactions with La Passante, social performance by Makeshift Circus and music by a special guest (that we can’t announce until the day of but trust us, they’re amazing)," and more throughout the day.
The Low Museum (550 John Wesley Dobbs Ave NE) hosts Drunk Critique No. 6 tonight at 6pm, open to anybody, regardless of what type of art they wish to display, or those who just want to observe. BYOB.
Five Points Marta Station will have members of the Downtown South Marta Stations Makeover Team present from 11-1pm and 4:30-6:30pm today, wearing bright orange “I Choose MARTA” shirts and taking feedback on the upcoming plan to improve the South Marta stations. Be sure to stop by if you ride the trains regularly!
Beer & Food
The World of Beer(855 Peachtree St NE) opens today at 11am and remains open until 2am, I’m told they’re open 365 days a year, and they certainly have a lengthy beer menu. Is this the Midtown version of The Porter?
H. Harper Station (904 Memorial Drive) hosts The Manhattan Experience tonight at 7pm, a competition sponsored by whiskey distillery Woodford Reserve. Entrants will face off to see who’s take on the cocktail will advance them to the final round in New York City.
Andrews Entertainment District (56 East Andrews Dr NW) hosts the Q100 Oktoberfest Beer Festival today starting at 12, with over 100 different beers and all the college football games on a 20’ jumbo screen and two 110’ video walls.
Highland Restaurant Week continues today with a wide variety of restaurants participating in the $15/$25/$35 prix fixe menus.
The Mammal Gallery (91Broad St SW) is hosting Cinephilia tonight at 8pm, a monthly local film screening followed by Holy Mountain, the ‘73 avant-garde film by Alejandro Jodorowsky, director of El Topo, acclaimed by both John Lennon and George Harrison.
The Landmark Midtown Art Cinema (931 Monroe Ave) is showing We The Economy: 20 Short Films You Can’t Afford to Miss, tonight only at 7pm. The screening is free, and the collection of films is produced by Morgan Spurlock of Super Size Me.
These guys have three records on their bandcamp page and each one sounds totally different, from delicate acoustic lo-fi, to fuzzy garage rock, to high-shine indie pop, and they pull all of them off so well. Who knows what side of them we’ll get tonight at the 529, but no matter what it won’t disappoint.
With: Del Venicci, Grand Rapids
Genre: Indie pop, lo-fi, indie folk
RIYL: Shakey Graves, Ben Folds, Fuzz
Van Etten has a powerful, haunting voice. Her new album is the latest in a long string of great albums to come out on Jagjaguwar and has an 8.2 on Pitchfork. NPR writes “Her songs are heartfelt without being overly earnest; her poetry is plainspoken but not overt, and her elegant voice is wrapped in enough rasp and sorrow to keep from sounding too pure or confident.”
With: Tiny Ruins
Genre: Indie folk, singer/songwriter
RIYL: Angel Olsen, Jenny Lewis, The War on Drugs
The Jayhawks at The Variety Playhouse, 8pm, $30 cover.
With: Trapper Schoepp
Genre: Alt-country, americana
Giveaway: Two tickets for Givers, Wednesday Night at The Vinyl!
"Effervescent indie-pop quintet GIVERS made quite a splash with their debut LP In Light in 2011 (enough to get signed to Glassnote Records alongside bands like Phoenix and Mumford & Sons) and quickly found themselves playing major festivals and touring the world as a young band out of Lafayette, LA. Fans of Talking Heads, Afro-pop era Paul Simon and modern acts like Dirty Projectors and Vampire Weekend should check this one out. Bound to be an upbeat affair."
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