Stuff to do, 2012: Cinco de Mayo weekend

Here are some events to help drunkenly celebrate Cinco de Mayo, also known as “Mexican Independence Day” by those who don’t know that Mexican Independence Day is really in September because, well, screw history! Pass me another margarita! Historically, Cinco de Mayo is followed by Seis de Mayo, also known as “Why Are There Nude Photos of My Passed-Out Body Next to a Bottle of Tequila on the Internet Day.”

Today starts the beginning of the May 2012 Kill, Baby… Kill! Eastern U.S. Tour. They’re starting in Atlanta tonight, going up the East Coast and back to end next week at Secret Stages in Birmingham. If you have friends or family in any of the cities they are hitting, click that link above and help them spread the word.

Lots of good stuff is happening on Friday, also known as Star Wars Day – “May the Fourth be with you.”

In Montgomery: You can start out early at Tipping Point in Hampstead and catch The Hotheads and Distant Kin. They’ve got the start time set for 6:30 p.m. on this one.

Later that night Swank Sinatra and The Great American Breakdown are at Head on the Door. You need to go. For real. 10 p.m. and no cover.

In Auburn: My friends in New Terminus are playing with Bohannons at Bloodhound. It’s nice to see original music return to Auburn.

In Birmingham: Bearhead and Beitthemeans are at Rogue Tavern.

If you’re in Gadsden, there is an all ages show at Andy’s Music featuring Hail the Titans, Beachside Property, Ugly Pompous Grin, Russian Love Machine, Eleanor Lane and Electric Buffalo Groove. Starts at 6 p.m. $6 cover. Check out the flier (designed by Chris K. Smith):

On Saturday, the actual Cinco de Mayo, Hail the Titans will be at Alley Cat in Carrollton, Ga. with The Electric Nature.

In Atlanta, Nigredo is playing the Trioscapes CD release show with Scarab and Harvard. That’s at the Drunken Unicorn.

Citizen Icon will be playing “The Taste of East Point” in East Point, Ga. that night also.

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