Monday, October 24, 2011

What to do Halloween 2011 in Atlanta

Posted By on Mon, Oct 24, 2011 at 3:59 PM

Get dragged around all Halloween weekend long

Already been to the haunted houses like Netherworld and Chambers of Horror? Check out all the parties and events happening this Halloween weekend in Atlanta. Details after the jump.

Wednesday, Oct. 26

DJ Merlot and DJ Horror Business will be spinning classic goth and horror punk tunes at the resurrection of Mary’s Goth Night. Don't forget your fishnets, a pack of Djarums, and that everyday is Halloween. Mary's will keep partying with events all week long. More details at Mary's.

Thursday, Oct. 27

The 1922 German Expressionist horror film Nosferatu screens on the eerie grounds of the Goat Farm, accompanied with a score composed by Chilean musician Felipe Barral. The free screening starts at 8:30 pm on Thursday and Friday. More details at Possible Futures.

A house party of epic proportions, The Edgewood Spook its bringing a lineup of about 50 bands to three undisclosed locations along the Edgewood corridor. Ghost Bikini, El Fossil, and Moodrings are just a few of the bands slated for this gathering of punk, noise, garage, and generally outsider all day (and all night) event. More details at Bleu House Productions.

Friday, Oct. 28

Los Meesfits, a mariachi Misfits tribute band, plays the Masquerade. Entry is free with a ticket purchase from the Chamber of Horror. More details at Masquerade.

Odd Future is playing a sold-out show at Center Stage. Maybe you can still find a ticket? "Kill People Burn Shit Fuck School" seems appropriate for the season. More details.

Discoween at Paris on Ponce is being hosted by Fred Schneider of the B-52s and is going to be rocking a 70’s vibe from the music to the food to the costume contest. Check out the Go-Go Ghoul Dancers or figure out how to do the Hustle. More details.

A special Halloween version of the Laserbeam Kitty dance party at Highland Ballroom will include performances by Sonen, Cousin Dan, and others. More details.

Talented multi-instumentalist Jeffrey Bützer joins Molly Harvey of the Residents and a few locals for the East Atlanta Black Mass, playing the devilish tunes composed by Anton LaVey, PJ Harvey, Tom Waits, Nick Cave and Leonard Cohen at 529. More details.

Saturday, Oct. 29

Finishing off the long-running public art project in Downtown Atlanta, the Elevate Carnival: The Greatest Halloween Show on Earth! promises 100 performers and everything from family fun in the early evening to adults only burlesque at night. More details from OCA.

Andrew WK is hosting and performing at a party at the Graveyard in East Atlanta. Do you really need to know anything more? There are bands and DJs and stuff. And the man who wrote "Party Hard" is going to be there. You know what to do. More details.

The Goat Farm for the Scout Mob's Halloween party, and you can catch Ruby Velle & the Soulphonics or Cousin Dan, watch Nosferatu, tour a haunted house, or get involved in some interactive experimentations by MASS Collective. The festivities kick off at 8 pm. More info at Scoutmob.

FAME is the epic Halloween house party that got so big it had to be moved to the Arts Exchange. Catch DJ Kyle Keyser and DJ Vicki Powell throwing down amazing tracks as usual while you help yourself to Laughing Skull Amber Ale and Hpnotiq Halloween Punch. You can get wasted. Just don’t throw up on your awesome costume. More details.

Riot Grrrl icon DJ Kathleen Hannah spins at the High Museum's Modern Masquerade. NYC's art rockers Pablo Picasso open up and a fashion show rounds out the night. The party gets started at 8 pm. More details.

The WWAF wants to know which team you support: team vampire or team zombie? Hip Hop Is Undead invites is raising the dead for an epic breakin’ battle. More details.

Monday, Oct. 31

Still looking for a party after a weekend of Halloween events? You could do worse than partying with Puerto Rican garage punks Davila 666 at the Earl. More details.

Local metal dudes Uberchriist release their latest record along with an At The Gates cover band and a Ramones cover band. More details at 529.

Fabrefaction hosts a special Halloween night performance of the grisly musical Sweeney Todd. More details.

Additional reporting by Elijah Black

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