Tuesday, January 27th!

Hey guys! It's a freezy, breezy Tuesday, I've never been quite so glad my laptop runs hot all the time. Don't miss local punks Kidbrat playing what might be their last show tonight at The WonderRoot, brand new sets from your favorite comedians at The Hangar, and a screening of Black Dynamite at Diesel Filling Station tonight!

Read: the weekly music highlights from Wesley!

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The Hangar (151 Sampson St) has Delivery Room tonight at 8pm, with stand up performances from 12 comedians, each trying a brand new set. No cover.

Bada Bings Wings (349 Decatur St) hosts Comedy Night at Bada Bings featuring John-Michael Bond tonight at 9pm, along with a host of other comics, with no cover!

Smith's Olde Bar (1578 Piedmont Ave) hosts Dad's Garage Presents: Witless Protectionwith music from Jesse & the Great Perhaps tonight at 7pm, $7 cover.

Food & Drink

Taproom Coffee (1963 Hosea L Williams Dr) hosts a Mini Latte Art Throwdown tonight at 8pm, a chance to practice ahead of the Coffee FestFeb 6th-8th later this year. No buy-in, winner gets a vintage Fire King coffee mug.


The Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia (75 Bennett St NW) hosts Fahamu Pecou's Artist Talk tonight at 6:30pm, no cover. Fahamu Pecou will discuss his first solo museum exhibition "GRAV·I·TY".

Other Things

Manuel's Tavern (602 North Highland Avenue) has the Carapace Raconteurs again tonight, and the theme this time is Stuck. Come and share your 5-minute true story, anyone can go and share or just listen. 7:30pm

Diesel Filling Station (870 North Highland Ave NE) hosts Nerd Film Mafia: Black Dynamite tonight at 10pm, with nerd trivia beforehand. 21+

Live Music

Highlight: Antibalas and Zap Mama at Variety Playhouse (1/27)

Brooklyn's Antibalas has been providing their near-flawless, modernized brand of afrobeat and funk for nearly two decades. As part of the Daptone Records family (Sharon Jones, Charles Bradley and more), Antibalas has firmly established themselves as the preeminent live Afrobeat ensemble in the United States. Vocalist Marie Daulne (leader of Zap Mama vocal ensemble) first caught Antibalas during the popular production of the FELA! musical several years ago and this Tuesday's show marks only the second time the two will have come together on stage as one band. To further the allure of this show, Antibalas tours have become increasinglhy rare because of how in-demand each member of the collective is (conductor Stuart Bogie is a touring member of Arcade Fire and started a great band of his own called Superhuman Happiness a few years ago). Therefore, to say the least, this pairing serves as the realization of a project several years in the making. For Daulne, "the purpose of this collaboration with Antibalas is to be the vision of African culture in the world." Atlanta is in for a rare treat to see these two creative forces pair up on Tuesday.

**Pre-Show Recommendations: Elmyr, The Vortex, The Porter Beer Bar, Krog Street Market, Fox Brothers and Ammazza

Kidbrat at The WonderRoot, 9pm, $5 cover.
With: Oklahoma Car Crash, Diamond Thief
Genre: Punk
This might be Kidbrat's last show!

Et.al at The Mammal Gallery, 8pm
With: Pinecones, The Marrows, Woven In
Genre: Indie rock, indie pop

Chris Bathgate at The 529, 9pm, $5 cover. 21+
With: Molly Sullivan, Grand Vapids
Genre: Singer/Songwriter, folk, acoustic

Leon Russell at Terminal West, 8pm, Sold out ($30)
With: Dave Griffin.
Genre: Rock and Roll

Don't forget to check out the regular events for Tuesday too for food specials, karaoke, and more!

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