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Memorial Day Weekend Events in Atlanta 2022


CL's guide to the start of the summer

Military Cemetary

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Memorial Day




Happy Memorial Day! The Memorial Day Weekend tends to kick off the Summer in Atlanta. Look to CL's calendar for the best events for Memorial Day and the Summer.

Big Memorial Day Events

Atlanta Jazz Festival

We're expecting the 2022 Atlanta Jazz Festival to return to Piedmont Park over Memorial Day Weekend. We've got the latest Jazz Festival news and festival lineup

List of Memorial Day Events

Wednesday May 25, 2022 08:00 PM EDT
Terminal West Cost: $27-$35,
Music, Music::Soundboard Digital
The fourth full-length from BROODS, Space Island is an exploration of grief and all its many dimensions: its unpredictable nature and refusal to follow any linear path, its incredible capacity to bring great clarity and transformation. In keeping with the New Zealand-bred duo’s unfettered imaginatio... [click here for more]

Wednesday May 25, 2022 08:00 PM EDT
Smith's Olde Bar Cost: $10-$15,
Music, Music::Soundboard Digital
Atlanta Room. [click here for more]

Wednesday May 25, 2022 08:00 PM EDT
Terminal West Cost: $27-$35,
Music, Music::Soundboard Digital
The fourth full-length from BROODS, Space Island is an exploration of grief and all its many dimensions: its unpredictable nature and refusal to follow any linear path, its incredible capacity to bring great clarity and transformation. In keeping with the New Zealand-bred duo’s unfettered imaginatio... [click here for more]

Wednesday May 25, 2022 08:00 PM EDT
529 Bar Cost: $12.00,
Music, Music::Soundboard Digital
El Da Sensei is an American rapper from Newark, New Jersey. During the 1990s he was a member of the influential hip hop duo, Artifacts. [click here for more]

Wednesday May 25, 2022 08:00 PM EDT
The Masquerade Cost: $15-$20,
Music, Music::Soundboard Digital
Purgatory. Thousand Below walk a fine, almost illusory line. Deftly balancing atmospheric and airy instrumentation, thoughtful emotionality, and just the right amount of hard-hitting hypnosis, the Southern California quintet—James DeBerg vocals, Devin Chance guitar, Josh Thomas guitar, Josh Billimor... [click here for more]

Wednesday May 25, 2022 08:00 PM EDT
The Earl Cost: $27,
Music, Music::Soundboard Digital
LA based powerhouse Terror have always been a name synonymous with hardcore. From their inception in 2002, the band have displayed a level of steadfast dedication unlike any other in the scene. Now with six studio albums, a series of live albums, splits, compilations and EP’s under their belts, the ... [click here for more]

Wednesday May 25, 2022 09:00 PM EDT
King Plow Arts Center Cost: $60+,
Music
New Zealand sibling duo Broods is coming to Atlanta for their brand new Space Island Tour! See them live at King Plow Arts Center on May 25, 8:00PM.



Tickets available @ https://zwd.short.gy/Broods

[click here for more]

Thursday May 26, 2022 09:00 AM EDT
Festivals
Atlanta’s best geek culture convention, MomoCon, is back bigger and better than ever! More than 40,000 unique and 120,000 turnstile attendees are expected to fill the Georgia World Congress Center Memorial Day Weekend, May 26 through May 29, 2022 for four days of cosplay, gaming, and music.


MomoCo... [click here for more]

Thursday May 26, 2022 12:00 PM EDT
Ponce City Market Cost: Free,
Community
But only if we show in word and deed, in our millions, that we will bring the gears of society to a grinding halt before we allow the Supreme Court to decimate abortion rights!


Join the Atlanta chapter of RiseUp4AbortionRights.org to learn about and help build for nationwide protests to declare: W... [click here for more]

Thursday May 26, 2022 03:45 PM EDT
Arts Agenda::Film
Categories: #Movie #Cinema #MoviePremiere #MovieTheater #MovieTheatre #ActionFilm #MemorialWeekend #Roswell

TOP GUN: MAVERICK flies on the big screen here at Aurora Cineplex!
See it First at the Thur May 26th Premiere
Plus shows all day starting Fri May 27thMon May 30thMemorial Weekend!

Thur May 2... [click here for more]

Thursday May 26, 2022 05:55 PM EDT
Arts Agenda, Arts Agenda::Theater
Blippi The Musical brings the energetic and loveable character Blippi off the screen and onto the stage with world-class production, audience engagement and amazing music. Children across the world have quickly taken to Blippi’s charismatic personality and innovative teaching lessons. In the live sh... [click here for more]

Thursday May 26, 2022 06:00 PM EDT
The Eastern Cost: $15-$18,
Music, Music::Soundboard Digital
Rooftop. “Quietly transfixing” composer / producer Emily Wells is known for her varied use of classical and modern instrumentation, “a master of blending the worlds of classical and electronics” (NPR) and “dramatic, meticulous and gothic songs” (New York Times). On stage Wells’ builds a “new instrum... [click here for more]

Thursday May 26, 2022 07:00 PM EDT
Red's Beer Garden Cost: Free,
Food and Drink
On May 26th, Red’s Beer Garden is bringing a highly anticipated twist on the conventional bingo night: Punk Bingo! No ordinary game night, this recurring event will be infused with punk music and a little cringe humor, all while raising money and support for a different nonprofit each month. This mo... [click here for more]

Thursday May 26, 2022 07:00 PM EDT
Atlanta History Center Cost: $0-$20,
Music, Nightlife::After Hours
Categories: Museum

Enjoy an evening accompanied by floral cocktails and the sounds of an acoustic cover band. In the spirit of summer, this event will take place at the tree table in our entrance gardens. The Cyclorama and the exhibition Atlanta '96 will also be open for viewing.

[click here for more]

Thursday May 26, 2022 07:15 PM EDT
Truist Park Cost: $18+,
Categories: Community, Sports and Health

Atlanta Braves vs. Philadelphia Phillies, May 26, 7:20PM.


Tickets available @ https://zwd.short.gy/Braves-Phillies5

[click here for more]

Thursday May 26, 2022 07:30 PM EDT
Fox Theatre Cost: $36.50+,
Music, Music::Soundboard Digital
Your favorite high-functioning hot mess, comedian Heather McMahan is bringing her tour closer to Atlanta! Doing the most and the least at the same damn time, Heather McMahan at the Fox Theatre, on May 25 and 26! [click here for more]

Thursday May 26, 2022 08:00 PM EDT
Atlanta Symphony Hall Cost: $18-$110,
Music
CL Critic Doug DeLoach Recommends: This program puts Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Principal Oboe... [click here for more]
CL RECOMMENDS

Thursday May 26, 2022 08:00 PM EDT
The Eastern Cost: $49.50-$99,
Music, Music::Soundboard Digital
In just three short years, Moscow-based LEONID & FRIENDS have blown the minds of legions of fans with their uncanny ability to capture the spirit, musicality and fire of American supergroup Chicago. Leonid Vorobyev’s goal was a studio project in dedication to Chicago under the motto “musicians for m... [click here for more]

Thursday May 26, 2022 08:00 PM EDT
Variety Playhouse Cost: $44-$88,
Music, Music::Soundboard Digital
Joss Stone is a Grammy and Brit award-winning artist who released her star-making critically acclaimed debut album, The Soul Sessions, in 2003. Since then, she has released seven studio albums which have sold over 15 million copies worldwide. [click here for more]

Thursday May 26, 2022 08:00 PM EDT
Halfway Crooks Beer Cost: $10+,
Music
CL Critic Curt Holman Recommends: Videodrome’s “Filmovond” series collaboration with Summerhill’s... [click here for more]
CL RECOMMENDS

Thursday May 26, 2022 08:00 PM EDT
529 Bar Cost: $15-$20,
Music, Music::Soundboard Digital
Crimeapple is a New Jersey rapper of Colombian descent who first garnered attention in 2017 with his 4th EP Sweet Dreams. He released a fantastic sophomore album Wet Dirt with DJ Skizz in 2019. Crimeapple, named for a juice blend he used to make. He is comparable to East Coast acts like El-P and Arm... [click here for more]

Thursday May 26, 2022 08:00 PM EDT
Our Bar ATL Cost: Free,
Music
RNB & REGGAE NIGHT at Our Bar ATL!



Hosted By:


HERMSHOCK


Sounds By:


DJ FYEMEUP


Must be 21+


Thursday, 5/26


8PM - 2:30AM


339 Edgewood Ave SE, Atlanta, GA 30312
Visit www.ourbaratl.com/events to see our full schedule!

[click here for more]

Friday May 27, 2022 10:00 AM EDT
Arts Agenda::Film
Categories: #KidMovie #ChildrenMovie #Family #SummerMovie #Movie #Cinema #MovieTheater #CheapEvent #Roswell

Our SUMMER FAMILY FLICKS is back!
$ 2.00 Movies playing at 10:00am and 2:00pm
10 Classic Family Films over 10 Weeks!

Fri May 27thThur Aug 4th each week a movie opens on Friday, then plays a... [click here for more]

Friday May 27, 2022 06:00 PM EDT
Free Events
Categories: Book Monelle Totah and Gary McNatton, co-founders of Hudson Grace invite you to join them in celebrating Georgia-based home chef Paulina Brand and the launch of her book “The Bohemian Peach: Taste of Home”. Paulina will do a tasting from her book and wine will be provided by Perrine's Wi... [click here for more]

Friday May 27, 2022 07:00 PM EDT
Eddie's Attic Cost: $12-$15,
Music
CL Critic Hal Horowitz Recommends: Nashville based singer/songwriter Spence’s 2019 Mint Condition... [click here for more]
CL RECOMMENDS


CL Articles on Memorial Day

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Monday April 27, 2015 02:02 PM EDT

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Sunday May 27, 2012 10:00 AM EDT

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Tuesday May 20, 2008 10:00 AM EDT

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Wednesday May 23, 2007 12:04 AM EDT

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Wednesday May 23, 2001 12:04 AM EDT


Past Memorial Days

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Tuesday April 27, 2021 04:45 PM EDT

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Thursday May 25, 2017 11:00 AM EDT

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Monday April 27, 2015 02:02 PM EDT

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Friday May 24, 2013 08:01 AM EDT

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Sunday May 27, 2012 10:00 AM EDT

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Monday May 21, 2012 03:15 PM EDT

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Tuesday May 20, 2008 10:00 AM EDT

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Wednesday May 23, 2007 12:04 AM EDT

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Wednesday May 23, 2001 12:04 AM EDT


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