Archive for October, 2008

Cage The Elephant

Cage The Elephant

[ 1 ] October 23, 2008 |

Cage The Elephant are from Bolling Green, KY. So what? Well, for a start, their single "In One Ear" in a certifiable indie smash hit. They remind me of The Hiss before they got caught up in the record business and thought they were the shit. The lyrics are great and "In One Ear" is […]

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Hottest Band In The World? – Tokio Hotel Playing Tabernacle

Hottest Band In The World? – Tokio Hotel Playing Tabernacle

[ 0 ] October 22, 2008 |

They just picked up MTV’s VMA for Best New Artist. Their Debut Album Scream has allready produced four #1 singles, two #1 albums, and achieved 10x platinum status. They are the biggest act to come out of Germany in 20 years…… They are Tokio Hotel, and they will play Atlanta’s Tabernacle on Sunday October 26.  […]

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Tickets on Sale for 2 Big ATL Shows

Tickets on Sale for 2 Big ATL Shows

[ 0 ] October 22, 2008 |

3 Doors Down – presented by Wrigley’s Extra Fruit Sensation – will be appearing at The Arena At Gwinnett Center on Saturday, December 20th. Showtime is 7:30PM. Special guests joining 3 Doors Down will be Switchfoot and American Bang. The Universal Republic rockers are playing a series of shows this winter to make up for […]

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Vance Gilbert — Up on Rockfield

Vance Gilbert — Up on Rockfield

[ 0 ] October 21, 2008 |

Vance GilbertUp on RockfieldDisismye Music by Al Kaufman Many an artist, Chris Robinson of Black Crowes and Lenny Kravitz come immediately to mind, have made a living out of imitating their idols. But possibly none have done so as deliberately as Vance Gilbert has done on his latest CD, Up on Rockfield. For each song, […]

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Lots Of New Shows On-Sale To Get You Through The Holiday Season

Lots Of New Shows On-Sale To Get You Through The Holiday Season

[ 0 ] October 21, 2008 |

Lots of exciting new shows to announce.  To purcase tickets for any of these events, visit Ticket Alternative. Wed Oct 22 – Imperative Reaction w/ (:SITD:) – Andrew’s UpstairsFri Oct 24 – Mixology feat. DJ Spinna – Sugar HillSat Oct 25 – Kameron Corvet w/ Avery Sunshine – Sugar HillThu Oct 30 – Jaspects – […]

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Choreographer’s Showcase brings popular T.V. Dancing to Life!

Choreographer’s Showcase brings popular T.V. Dancing to Life!

[ 0 ] October 20, 2008 |

  Are you a fan of the popular television dance shows So You Think You Can Dance, or  America’s Best Dance Crew?  Many of the same Hip-Hop, street, and break dancing styles that are featured on those television programs will be on display live at The Atlanta Civic Center on October 26th as Culture Shock […]

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Lucinda Williams — Little Honey

Lucinda Williams — Little Honey

[ 0 ] October 20, 2008 |

Lucinda WilliamsLittle HoneyLost Highway by Al Kaufman Lucinda Williams, so wonderful when she sings of her pain and despair, is even better when she sings of her joy. The recently engaged Williams opens her new disc with the blistering "Real Love." It has all the fire and passion of some of her greatest kiss-off tunes, […]

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Ryan Adams walks off stage in Atlanta

Ryan Adams walks off stage in Atlanta

[ 2 ] October 19, 2008 |

The Cardinals gig featuring Ryan Adams didn’t last quite as long as most people would have expected on Friday night! The band were playing at Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre in Duluth. The band took the stage around 8:45pm, but left less than an hour later after Adams lost his voice. It had apparently been getting steadily […]

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Dear, Oh Dear

Dear, Oh Dear

[ 0 ] October 18, 2008 |

The DearsMissilesDangerbird Records by Kevin C. Madigan It’s gratifying to see a new Dears release, considering the band’s recent implosion, shedding members left and right and now consisting of just head Dear Murray Lightburn and his wife Natalia Yanchak. Lightburn told Toronto’s The Globe and Mail last week, “personally, I’ve had a really tough year […]

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Concert Review: Nikka Costa @ The Loft – 10/17/08

Concert Review: Nikka Costa @ The Loft – 10/17/08

[ 0 ] October 18, 2008 |

Ridiculous to the sublime – that’s a phrase that comes to mind when reviewing my thoughts about this particular Friday night at The Loft.  O.k., maybe ridiculous is too strong of a statement, but sublime certainly isn’t. Full disclosure, I’m a lover of the funk, so Nikka Costa is a favorite of mine.  I haven’t […]

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Much Ado about Hip-Hop: BET Award show this weekend.

Much Ado about Hip-Hop: BET Award show this weekend.

[ 0 ] October 17, 2008 |

It’s that time of year……  No, not colorful leaves, football, or costumes – HIP HOP!  This is when Atlanta goes from being a major player in the everyday business that is mainstream hip-hop – to being the center of the hip-hop universe; the 2008 BET Hip-Hop Awards Show is in town.  Allthough the actual show […]

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Special Album Reissue keeps Goldfrapp’s Busy Year Rolling

Special Album Reissue keeps Goldfrapp’s Busy Year Rolling

[ 0 ] October 17, 2008 |

It’s been quite a year for Alison Goldfrapp and Will Gregory!  The duo will be releasing a special edition of their acclaimed album Seventh Tree on November 25.  This special edition features DVD footage, new artwork and additional photos along with videos for Happiness, A&E and Caravan Girl.  Also included is a signifigant amout of […]

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More Oasis!

More Oasis!

[ 0 ] October 16, 2008 |

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Looking for something to do this weekend?

Looking for something to do this weekend?

[ 0 ] October 16, 2008 |

Here are some options for ya! Friday 10/17 Nikka Costa @ The Loft Doomsayer @ Smith’s Olde Bar Awesome Color @ The Drunken Unicorn Slippery When Wet (Bon Jovi Tribute Band) @ Andrews Upstairs Robert Pollard’s Boston Spaceships @ The Earl Saturday 10/18 Turtle Folk @ Smith’s Olde Bar Breakfast Club (80’s Cover Band) @ […]

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The Black Lips @ The Earl Tonight???????

The Black Lips @ The Earl Tonight???????

[ 0 ] October 16, 2008 |

According to very excellent Atlanta based music blog Ohmpark there is a rumor that The Black Lips are playing a show at the earl tonight under an assumed name… "..rumour has it The Black Lips are playing a show tonight at The Earl under the name The Renegades, an ancient incarnation featuring some of these […]

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