May Shows in Atlanta, #1-9 (with a Spotify Playlist)

As I mentioned earlier this week, I’m moving to Nashville!  But that doesn’t mean @NineLocal will not continue recommending shows in Atlanta.  I’ll be doing it myself or have someone help me, but for the month of May, there will not be individual posts for the top 9 shows.  This list, however, is the top 9 shows to see in May.  So get out there and support live music!

Update: As of 10/1/2013, I’m officially back in Atlanta. Nashville is amazing, but my “day job” brought me back home.

#1:  Shaky Knees Festival at Masquerade Music Park – 5/4 & 5/5

(This lineup is stacked!  Don’t miss live sets from Gary Clark Jr., Vintage Trouble and Shovels & Rope)

#2:  The Black Keys at Aaron’s Amphitheatre at Lakedwood – 5/2

#3:  Ryan Bingham and The Wild Feathers at Center Stage – 5/18

#4:  Meshell Ndegeocello at Piedmont Park (Atlanta Jazz Festival) – 5/25

#5:  Rodriguez at Variety Playhouse – 5/11

#6:  Alan Evans Trio at Smith’s Olde Bar – 5/1

#7:  The Weeks at The Masquerade – 5/9

#8:  James Blake at The Masquerade – 5/14

#9:  Ruby Velle & The Soulphonics at Terminal West – 5/24

Listen on Spotify:

@NineLocal is Moving, Giving Away Free Black Keys Ticket (Atlanta 5/2)

Update: As of 10/1/2013, I’m officially back in Atlanta. Nashville is amazing, but my “day job” brought me back home.

Original post:

I love Atlanta, the city of my birth, but I’ll be living in “Music City” now.  That’s right, @NineLocal is moving to Nashville. I’m excited about discovering my new favorite venues and local musicians. But don’t worry Atlanta, I will still be recommending shows for you to go see and/or I’ll be inviting friends and guest bloggers to help me keep it going. But let’s talk about that later… I have a free ticket to give away!

Who: The Black Keys with The Flaming Lips
When: Thursday, May 2, 2013
Where: Aaron’s Amphitheater at Lakewood
Seat: section 101, row G (amazing seat!)
*Ticket will be emailed via Live Nation Ticket Transfer

How do you win?

1) Follow @NineLocal on Twitter

2) Share a link to this blog post on Twitter and include the following: “Wanna see @theblackkeys and @theflaminglips in Atlanta 5/2? @NineLocal has a #freeBKticket!”

I’ll be checking the feed of #freeBKticket tweets and a winner will be chosen at random before 10 AM Automatic, Thursday, May 2.  The winner must live in the Atlanta area because I want this ticket to be used!  Good luck!