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Jeremy Cowart

Emily Saliers is best known as one-half of The Indigo Girls – and while the Atlanta folk pop duo is still going strong, she’s finally done something she’s been meaning to do for a long time: Saliers' first solo record, “Murmuration Nation,” is out today.

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Alex Brandon / Associated Press

This weekend, Atlanta venues are playing host to acts as diverse as classic light rock kings and an Atlanta trap legend.

Music contributor Mara Davis joins host emeritus Steve Goss for a look ahead with "Mara's Music Mix."

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If you're looking for strong women and strong guitar work, Atlanta's concert calendar has you covered this weekend.

Contributor Mara Davis joins host emeritus Steve Goss for a look ahead with "Mara's Music Mix."

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This weekend, Atlanta concert halls and clubs play host to retro rock and one of the city's most visible hip hop personalities.

Contributor Mara Davis joins host emeritus Steve Goss for a look ahead with "Mara's Music Mix."

City Tours: The Coathangers Dine At Ria's Bluebird

Jul 18, 2017
Gabbie Watts / WABE

The Coathangers spend most of their year playing shows around the country and Europe, but when the Atlanta band comes home, they enjoy the rich delicacies of Ria’s Bluebird. The Grant Park establishment opened in 2000 and offers a lunch and breakfast menu.

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The Coathangers, made up of Julia Kugel, Meredith Franco and Stephanie Luke, say the restaurant offers a homey respite from the hours on the road. They highly recommend the chicken salad.

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