July 24: Su Casa presents: Layover ATL — Tonight, one of North Cack’s funkiest nightlife events (Su Casa) invades Atlanta under the moniker — Su Casa presents: Layover ATL. Like it’s Carolinian counterpart, the monthly Layover ATL event will present an evening of photography, live art, film and music via Slo*Mo’s own DJ Larmarrous and iconic DJ/producer Daz-I-Kue (of Bugz in the Attic). On top of that, the folks behind Slo*Mo Magazine will be in the house celebrating our 2-year anniversary; we’ll be on hand passing out mags and other merch … and just shaking our asses in general. Whatever you do, don’t miss the launch of this fresh new happening. Free before 11 p.m. $10 after 11 p.m. 10 p.m.-2 a.m. Studio No. 7, 393 Marietta Street NW. www.slomoatl.com.
July 18: House on a Boat — At this aptly named event, there’ll be (of course) house music sounds provided by DJs Kemit (Spread Love, House In The Park), Swift (DJN Project, Vega Records), 1derful (Celebrate, ATL Weekender) and Be (Celebrate, Tambor). And, yes, it takes place on a boat. Get your sail on! $57-$63. 5 p.m.-10 p.m. Lake Lanier Islands, 7000 Lanier Islands Parkway, Buford, Georgia.
July 25: Love Bazaar — (See this issue’s “Summer of Soul” cover package for more info and learn how to win tickets.) $15-$40. 3 p.m.-8:30 p.m. The B Complex, 1272 Murphy Avenue SW. lovebazaaratl2015.eventbrite.com.
July 31: Adron, Kenosha Kid, Frosted Orange — Ultra-fresh “neotropical pop/soul/folk” singer/ musician Adron takes the stage again — this time at the legendary East Atlanta venue The EARL. $10. 9 p.m. The EARL, 488 Flat Shoals Avenue SE. www.badearl.com.
July 31: Floetry — If you missed the sold out show that went down in early July, bringing the soul- poetic duo Floetry back together for the first time in years, here’s your second shot. Don’t blow it. $32-$37. 8 p.m. Center Stage, 1374 West Peachtree Street. NW. www.centerstage-atlanta.com.
Aug 1: The Gathering with Rich Medina — Whenever famed DJ Rich Medina, hits the A, it’s an occasion that demands you to drop everything you’re doing and have your face in the place. Expect to hear an ass-load of great house … with a little soul, Afrobeat and other good stuff sprinkled in for good measure. $10. 10 p.m. The Music Room, 327 Edgewood Avenue SE. www.boomboxatl.com.
EVEN MO EVENTS:
July 19: LeChic Mystique’s “It’s a Family Affair 2” — Free. 12 p.m.-8 p.m. Piedmont Park at the Large Pavilion.
July 24: Windows to Nowhere 2: Featuring New Works by Corey Davis & Miya Bailey — Free. 7 p.m.-11 p.m. Notch8 Gallery, 1397 Blashfield Street. 404-913-3411.
July 25: 2nd Annual Queens Never Quit Walk: In honor & remembrance of Dee Dee Cocheta — Free-$20. 10 a.m. Riverdale Regional Park, 904 Wilson Road, Riverdale, Georgia. www.queensneverquitwalk2.eventbrite.com.
Aug. 8: J. Dilla Foundation Book Bag Drive: Bag of Dreams — Free (but donate books, bags and supplies). 12 p.m.-8 p.m. Four Corners Park, 1080 Crew Street. firstname.lastname@example.org.
Aug. 12: #IheARTandSOUL XVI — 8 p.m.-11 p.m. Kat’s Café, 970 Piedmont Avenue NE.