#FelaATL: DJ Kemit and the rest of the crew behind the popular nightlife event Spread Love have joined forces with the folks at the Knitting Factory to present #FelaATL, an homage to the Afrobeat stylings of Fela Kuti. Featuring music by a host of DJs (such as Chris Nicholson, Mike Zarin, Ausar and, of course, Kemit), live art, African dancers, face/body painting and more, the night's festivities are designed to get folks primed for the upcoming Atlanta production of the award-winning musical "Fela!" (which returns to town Feb. 28-March 3). Feb. 15. Free with RSVP. 10 p.m.-2 a.m. 595 North Event Venue, 595 North Ave, NW. 866-286-8405. felaatl.eventbrite.com.
Lalah Hathaway: Daughter of the legendary Donny Hathaway, the ultra-lush-voiced songstress will serve up tunes from her five-album catalog (such as "Baby Don't Cry" and "I'm Coming Back") for a melodic one-night stand. Feb. 14. $32.50-$35. 9:30 p.m. Variety Playhouse, 1099 Euclid Ave., NE. www.variety-playhouse.com.
Anthony David: The Atlanta-based, blues-tinged soul crooner has been making the rounds recently with his new band the Do-Gooders, but tonight David will treat audiences to a solo, all-acoustic show, performing old joints and songs from his latest album, Love Out Loud. Feb. 15. $12-$15. 8:30 p.m. Apache Café, 64 Third St., SW. 404-876-5436. www.apachecafe.info.
Love is You: Singer/musician-on-the-rise Brenda Nicole Moorer (joined by vocalist Chanda Leigh) presents an intimate concert in the "great room" over at the 800 East recording studios, which has, of late, become the scene of several great soul shows. Feb. 15. 8:30 p.m. 800 East Studios, 800 East Ave. For ticket info, visit bnds.in/YDS0CO.
probably just some bros w/ guitars...
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