Archive for December, 2008

Mad fer Ray Davies, Locksley, at Variety Playhouse, Atlanta

Mad fer Ray Davies, Locksley, at Variety Playhouse, Atlanta

[ 0 ] December 17, 2008 |

Ray Davis / LocksleyVariety PlayhouseDec 2nd 2008By Stephanie Roman The chilly December night at Variety Playhouse began with a welcome warm-up from Locksley–the Brooklyn-invasion mod squad who kicked off the evening quite well for their young fans and the Ray Davies crowd. Groovy backbeats and garage-rock guitars dominated the band's hits: "All Over Again", "Why Can't I Be You" (not The Cure song), and "Don't Make […]

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Its Tuesday!

Its Tuesday!

[ 0 ] December 16, 2008 |

Some noteworthy releases today (12/16) include: Fall Out Boy – Folie A Deux Originally scheduled for an election day release, the band pressured their label to move the release date back to not distract from the importance of the day.  So fans had to wait until today.  All American Rejects – When The World Comes […]

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Dave Matthews Band announces Spring tour, Atlanta dates

Dave Matthews Band announces Spring tour, Atlanta dates

[ 0 ] December 16, 2008 |

Dave Matthews Band will be hitting the road this spring, and there are TWO Atlanta dates. April 28th and 29th at Verizon Wireless Amphitheater.  The Avett Brothers will be opening the Atlanta dates.  Tickets will go on sale January 17th, so mark your calendars. DMB will be releasing their first studio album in 4 years […]

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New Years Eve @ East Atlanta Icehouse

New Years Eve @ East Atlanta Icehouse

[ 0 ] December 15, 2008 |

Entropy will be helping you ring in 2009 at East Atlanta Icehouse. Also appearing will be Soulphonics, Ruby Valle and 16 Bar Hip Hop Orchestra. Tickets are on sale now – Get your now!

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Shows to check out this week…

Shows to check out this week…

[ 0 ] December 15, 2008 |

You don't want to wait until the weekend to look at concert calendars this week… If you do that you are going to miss out on some GREAT shows.  Here is our list of shows you could certainly check out this week! Tuesday 12/16 -  Antic Clay w/ Larkin Grimm @ The Earl (click here […]

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Get in Big Trouble for the last time this year w/ Pop Death Squad

Get in Big Trouble for the last time this year w/ Pop Death Squad

[ 0 ] December 12, 2008 |

Pop Death Squad presents the final Big Trouble in Little 5 Points of the year on Thursday December 18th at the Star Bar.  Music will start at 9:30pm and its FREE. Check it out. The Four Kicks | Failures of Modern Science | Chanticleer Fox  

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Big News for Pearl Jam Fans! Band Reissuing Ten, in a special way.

Big News for Pearl Jam Fans! Band Reissuing Ten, in a special way.

[ 0 ] December 11, 2008 |

Get ready to relive the early ninties, when grunge music and flannel tshirts were the coolest things around. March 2009, Pearl Jam will reissue Ten, an album that many believe changed an entire genre of music. Instead of the standard reissue, fans will be happy to find a whole bunch of special goodies to enjoy. […]

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CD Review: Patty Larkin — Watch the Sky

CD Review: Patty Larkin — Watch the Sky

[ 0 ] December 11, 2008 |

Patty LarkinWatch the SkyVanguard ** 1/2 by Al Kaufman It's easy to imagine folkie Patty Larkin walking into the studio. Her eyes light up as bright as her fiery red hair as she views all the shiny knobs and buttons. She cuts her song (playing all the instruments herself), then plays with all the controls […]

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Music Man: Year End List

Music Man: Year End List

[ 1 ] December 10, 2008 |

I like year end "Best of" lists. When I was in the radio business we used to think of every excuse possible to have a countdown of some sort, and they always went over big with the audience. People either loved our choices, or hated them, but at the end of the day they were […]

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Fiction Family bringing the new goods to ATL

Fiction Family bringing the new goods to ATL

[ 0 ] December 10, 2008 |

Fiction Family, a new collaboration which is one part Switchfoot, one part Nickel Creek, is releasing their self titled debut album on January 20th.  Sean Watkins of Nickel Creek and Jon Foreman of Switchfoot will be hitting the road to promote the new album as well. If you want to download the first single "When […]

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Its almost the end of the year… Time for everyone’s BEST OF 2008 lists to come out.

Its almost the end of the year… Time for everyone’s BEST OF 2008 lists to come out.

[ 0 ] December 10, 2008 |

Rolling Stone has released their "Top 50 Albums of 2008" List. who made the list? Coldplay came in at #7 for Viva la Vida or Death and All His Friends. Vampire Weekend took the #10 spot…. Kings of Leon sit at #20, Girl Talk is at #24 with Feed the Animals.  The Jonas Brothers are […]

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Langerado Annouce Line Up for Festival

Langerado Annouce Line Up for Festival

[ 0 ] December 10, 2008 |

Langerado Music Festival will take place March 6-8 at Bicentennial Park in Miami. So far the festival has announced Death Cab for Cutie, Snoop Dogg, Ryan Adams and the Cardinals, Dashboard Confessional, Broken Social Scene and Girl Talk to lead the bill.  Atlanta band, Zac Brown Band will help round things out, along with Slightly […]

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CD Review: Dare Dukes — Prettiest Transmitter of All

CD Review: Dare Dukes — Prettiest Transmitter of All

[ 0 ] December 10, 2008 |

Dare DukesPrettiest Transmitter of AllStarland Records **** by Al Kaufman A musician always takes a big risk by opening his CD with his best song. Sure, he captures the listener's attention right away, but then he puts himself in the unenviable position of having to retain it. Dare Dukes has no problem with this. Prettiest […]

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Coldplay Responds to Lawsuit

Coldplay Responds to Lawsuit

[ 0 ] December 9, 2008 |

from Coldplay's official website: "With the greatest possible respect to Joe Satriani, we have now unfortunately found it necessary to respond publicly to his allegations. If there are any similarities between our two pieces of music, they are entirely coincidental, and just as surprising to us as to him. Joe Satriani is a great musician, […]

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A Little Something for Everyone- On Sale This Weekend

A Little Something for Everyone- On Sale This Weekend

[ 0 ] December 8, 2008 |

On sale this weekend, there is a little something for everyone… Just in time for holiday gift giving!   Little Big Town – A Place to Land TourSpecial Guest Ashton ShepherdFriday January 30th @ The TabernacleTickets on sale Friday Dec 12th @ 10am HERE The Disco Biscuits – Winter Tour 2009Saturday January 31st @ The […]

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