Posted by Liz and John Attaway, 2/2/23

Mixed-use destination rising in Atlanta’s Westside debuts exciting February and March events lineup

A live-fire culinary festival, Mardi Gras celebration, fashion showcase, Super Bowl watch party and more are coming to Echo Street West this February and March. At Westside Motor Lounge, wear your favorite team’s jersey and watch Super Bowl LVII with an epic day party featuring brunch cocktails, special menu items and DJ performances, or enjoy an English Avenue Mardi Gras with po’boy specials, a live brass band and more. Stop by for new weekly events at Westside Motor Lounge, including Dirty South Trivia, Biscuits & Beats and the HOT COFFEE pop-up shop. Visit Guardian Studios to appreciate the work of our talented resident artists, or indulge in all-you-can-eat delicious bites from Atlanta’s top chefs at Heritage Fire at Guardian Works. 

The full February/March events lineup is outlined below:

Dirty South Trivia Night at Westside Motor Lounge

Every Wednesday from 7 to 9 p.m.

Calling all trivia enthusiasts! Test your knowledge every Wednesday at Westside Motor Lounge with Dirty South Trivia. Food and drink specials are announced weekly via Instagram and winners receive free shots. For more information visit  

Biscuits & Beats at Westside Motor Lounge

Every Sunday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Looking for a way to fight those Sunday scaries? Come groove the day away at Westside Motor Lounge at Echo Street West every Sunday with Biscuits & Beats. Get the morning started with an old school funk and soul soundtrack accompanied by a tasty lineup of specialty brunch cocktails and a featured biscuit menu with WML favorites. The day party vibes continue into the afternoon with music provided by weekly rotating DJs from 2 to 5 p.m. Follow along on Instagram for the announcement of Westside Motor Lounge’s cocktail, biscuit and DJ menu. For more information visit

Pop-Up Coffee Shop Residency, Bankhead Coffee Now Open at Westside Motor Lounge 

Every Wednesday – Sunday from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Westside Motor Lounge partnered with local small business HOT COFFEE to launch a pop-up coffee shop residency, Bankhead Coffee, in the Idlewild event space. Bankhead Coffee is a full-service coffee bar offering their brand of drip coffee, cold brew, lattes, espresso and more. With plenty of seating and free internet, Bankhead Coffee is serving Westside Motor Lounge clientele as well as the surrounding communities, hosting community engagement events such as Coffee and Conversations, Urban Land Institute Project (REAP) Coffee Meet Up, Cupcakes and Coffee with Kat (founder), Hampton University Alumni Group Mixer, and other Facebook Meet Ups. HOT COFFEE is designated as a Woman, Black and Native American owned small business. For more information visit

Big Game, Big Cans Super Bowl Day Party at Westside Motor Lounge

Sunday, Feb. 12 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Join us for an epic Super Bowl LVII Day Party at Westside Motor Lounge at Echo Street West. Start the pre-game festivities off with our weekly lineup of brunch cocktails, biscuits and funky tunes. The day party continues with buckets of 24 oz seltzers and 16oz beers and DJ AlphaTrion from 2 to 6 p.m. Don’t worry… the volume stays on for all your favorite Super Bowl commercials and the big game. WSML will serve a special game day menu including smoked wings, smoked cauliflower bites, pigs in a blanket, cowboy caviar, queso dip, deviled eggs, buffalo chicken dip and more. Entry to the event is free. For more information visit  

An English Avenue Mardi Gras at Westside Motor Lounge

Saturday, Feb. 18 from 4 p.m. to close 

Laissez le bon temps rouler! Let the good times roll! Westside Motor Lounge at Echo Street West is throwing a Mardi Gras day party. Featuring cocktails from the Crescent City, po’boy specials, a brass band and an abundance of funky New Orleans inspired tunes. For more information visit  

Creature Comforts Bigger Dreams Beer Release + WML Industry Night 

Thursday, Feb. 23 from 6 p.m. to close 

Westside Motor Lounge at Echo Street West is teaming up with crowd favorite Creature Comforts for the Atlanta release of the newest member of their beer family “BIGGER DREAMS!!! 6.8% Hazy IPA”. This will also be the first Very Industry People (VIP) Night with off menu drink specials for our industry family. Party kicks off at 6 p.m. with DJ Blaq Mozart aka Smiley and DJ Dillion Mauer will close things out with a set starting at 8 p.m. WML will have specials on the Creature portfolio of beers including Bigger Dreams, Automatic, Tropicalia, Classic City Lager and more… BIGGER DREAMS….It’s all good (it’s all good), And if you don’t know, now you know! For more information visit  

Fashion Night at Guardian Studios

Saturday, Feb. 18  from 4 to 8 p.m.

Come appreciate creative and remarkable fashion from featured Guardian Studios’ artists at Fashion Night. Featured artists include Kacee Friedman, Karen Graffeo, The House of Panda, ComfiArt, Avenue Colors, Emef Griffin, Lyiness, D&J Sew and Sylvia Mollie. Artists will have their studios open and clothes available for purchase with more details to be announced soon. For more information or announcements visit

Opening Reception at Echo Contemporary Art at Guardian Studios

Friday, March 3 from 6 to 10 p.m.

Guests are invited to an opening reception for three exhibitions from Guardian Studios artists. Enjoy drinks and light bites as Buchen/Goodwin, Mitchell Biggio and Marinelly Piñango debut their latest exhibitions. More details to be announced soon. For more information or announcements visit

Heritage Fire at Guardian Works

Sunday, March 26 from 4/4:45 to 7 p.m.

Join us at Guardian Works for a delicious afternoon filled with Atlanta’s finest flavors, top chefs and most memorable brands at this one-of-a-kind, indulgent, all-inclusive tasting experience. Heritage Fire is a nationwide three-hour live-fire event taking place in over 14 cities focused on delivering moments of culinary awakening. Tickets include entertainment, adult beverages and unlimited food. VIP Priority Access ticket holders receive early access to the event. Participating vendors to be announced. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit

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