Janelle Monáe has been blogging about the work she's been doing at her Wondaland Arts Society studio. She also mentioned that this summer she'll be going on a tour with No Doubt, among others: I have always been a big No Doubt supporter, so I am thankful that I was asked to play alongside such […]
Archive for February, 2009
The Rockstar Taste of Chaos Tour will be rolling into Atlanta on March 19, with bands like Thursday, Four Year Strong, Bring Me the Horizon, Pierce the Veil and Cancer Bats in tow. We have 10 pairs of tickets to give away to the Tabernacle show. Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org for your chance to get […]
We're not sure if we should still be calling it a rumor, since it's on Lenny's MySpace page, but tonight we're supposed to welcome into this city, onto Lenny's stage, none other than Joaquin Phoenix. He'll be rapping along side the likes of Yelawolf, Brittany Bosco, Priceless, Young Trimm, Killer Mike, Pill, Gripplyaz, Collective Efforts, […]
Golden Night Reminds the Day Self-released By Leila Regan-Porter Golden makes their mark on the Atlanta music scene by managing to mix up a slew of genres to keep their music constantly interesting. Mostly veering on the side of alternative rock, with Joshua Golden's strong and clear vocals (reminiscent of Train's Patrick Monahan) leading the […]
S&B Business Solutions are hosting a networking event for business owners new and old at Decatur's cozy Carpe Diem. Entrepreneurs can learn about incorporating their business, getting grants, building websites and marketing techniques from folks who are building successful companies. It's a great opportunity to learn as well as meet like-minded people starting or building […]
Atlanta band Golden is having a CD Release Party from their new record Night Reminds the Day (review coming up later today!) tonight at The Warren City Club, which is above the Dark Horse Tavern in Virginia-Highlands. The party is free, but you must RSVP at email@example.com first in order to be able to attend.
Pigs on the Wing has members from great Georgia bands STS9, Maserati, Cinemechanica, Velveteen Pink, Collective Efforts and more. As if that wasn't enough to perk a local music fan's interest, the group is also a Pink Floyd Tribute. Pigs on the Wing will play The Loft on April 3. You can get your tickets […]
Memphis' best-known mad punk Jay Reatard is coming back to Atlanta on April 11 to play with our own Gentleman Jesse & His Men at Lenny's Bar. Jay has been well-known throughout the region and the country since he was signed to Memphis' famed Goner Records when he was merely 15. Jay's working on new […]
After moving from Vinyl to larger venue Center Stage, Missy Higgins has sold out her February 27 Atlanta show. She'll be playing with Justin Nozuka, and it promises to be a great show, so if you got a ticket have fun!
We have a slew of tickets to give away from Smith's Olde Bar today, so get emailing! First up is Rebirth Brass Band with openers Soul Stash, who we mentioned last week are playing an early show for younger fans that same night (tickets for that early show available here). To enter to win tickets […]
We have an ace prize package for Black Gold, who will be playing with Lydia at Drunken Unicorn on March 11. The winner will get the band's latest CD, Rush, as well as a pair of tickets to the aforementioned show. Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org with your address for your chance to win, or buy […]
Just as our beloved Ella Guru closes, in fact the exact same day, a once-defunct record store will open in East Atlanta Village. Reactionary Records will relaunch on February 28 at 465-A Flat Shoals Ave., right across the road from The EARL. According to Creative Loafing, the store "will cater to discerning vinyl shoppers." Chad […]
If you want to see a show, a real show, then Fischerspooner is a solid bet. Yes it's been a few years since the band was in the spotlight during that whole electro-clash revolution. But now, with a third album on the way in May, the performance troupe is back with their flashy costumes (see […]
Strezo Haunted House Volume 1 Stick Figure Recordings By Samantha Parvin Kristen Strezo, the vocalist after whom the band is named, along with multi-instrumentalist Robert Filippo, introduce their second full-length album, Haunted House Volume 1, today. Collin Guy, Pablo Cerda, Fernando Medina, Kilton Hopkins and Deisha Oliver complement the duo with several instrumental additions to […]
Scotty Don't Songs from the Back Porch By Al Kaufman It's a tricky thing about tribute bands. They are great ways for musicians to make money and pay homage to bands they idolize. But for true musicians, tribute bands do not allow them to create. Some are able to break out. Marshall Crenshaw managed to […]