Live Nation has just (as in a few minutes ago at 5 p.m.) release a limited number of great production seats for Bruce Springsteen's April 26 (this Sunday) show. The proceeds for the $20 seats will go to benefit the Atlanta Community Food Band. Visit Live Nation to buy tickets.
Archive for April, 2009
Phoenix's Minature Tigers are coming to Atlanta on May 8 in support of Kevin Devine (whose new record, Brother's Blood, has just been released on Manchester Orchestra's Favorite Gentleman record label), as well as Sarah Jaffe and Brian Bonz. The Arizona band just recorded a smashing session for Daytrotter, and it's chock full of hooks […]
Telepathe Dance Mother Iamsound Records By Stephanie Roman Dance Mother is the debut full-length CD from Brooklyn-based electronic duo Telepathe. The first track, "So Fine," is driving piece of electro pop that cleverly draws the listener in with gorgeous tone and a perfect mix. Put this in your ear next time you're gliding through France on the Eurostar for […]
Having moved back to its original home at Grant Park, the 32nd Atlanta Jazz Festival is set to take place on Memorial weekend, May 23-24, with the 31 Days of Jazz taking place throughout the whole month of May. The festival weekend itself promises to be a smash, with music from Rialto All Starts, Russell […]
We've got an exciting gig to announce! Handsome Furs will be coming to The EARL on July 14. The über-cool husband/wife duo from Montreal is made up of duo Dan Boeckner, from Wolf Parade and Atlas Strategic, and Alexei Perry, just in case you didn't know, and their sound is a gritty electro indie rock […]
Want to have a private show at your very own house with Atlanta's Gary Pfaff and the Heartwells? Of course you do! All you have to do is buy a ticket through Ticket Alternative for Gary's May 16 show at Smith's Olde Bar, and you'll be entered to win. Good luck!
The slightly quirky, but always rocking, Portugal. The Man will be bringing their eclectic swagger to The EARL on June 13 before jetting off to Europe to play a slew of festivals. Check out the video for "Lay Me Back Down" above and then buy your tickets here.
By Stephanie Roman A late-night audience from the Criminal Records' in-store performances this evening spilled out into the streets of Little Five Points to enjoy the cool air and investigate The Faint and Ladytron show. A substantial crowd had gathered outside Variety Playhouse by the time we reached the door. Small groups of fans murmured their frustration as the words "sold out" filtered down […]
Jill SobuleCalifornia YearsPinko Records By Al Kaufman You know Jill Sobule. You know her as the woman who sang the 1995 hit, "I Kissed a Girl," which included a video starring Fabio. Her name popped up again lately when Katy Perry recorded a completely different, and ultimately inferior, song with the same title. Sobule has […]
The Constellations – "Felicia" from Raygun on Vimeo. Atlanta's own hipster super-group The Constellations just released a video for their hip-bumping song "Felicia," which we just stumbled on over at Pine Magazine's blog. Featuring the band's singer Elijah Jones and a bunch of saucy pinup girls in a photo shoot, it's fun and steamy, just […]
Deleted Scenes Get 8.0 From Pitchfork, Play Pine Mag’s Showcase @ Star Bar June 4 w/The Wild, Abby GoGo, Tres Bien, Book of Colors
We all know it ain't easy to gain favor from Pitchfork. Which is why we took notice of this quaint Americana band from DC, Deleted Scenes, whose record Birdseed Shirt got an amazing 8.0 rating from the music mega-blog. As you can see by the nifty video above – made by DC cool-folks Brightest Young […]
One of the funnest bands out right now, Passion Pit, have just released an equally fun video for their charming, boppy, dancy, sparkly song "The Reeling." If this doesn't get you in the mood for their upcoming show at the Drunken Unicorn (tickets available here!) then I don't know what will.
In its third amazing year, 500 Songs for Kids will be counting down the 500 Most Passionate Songs of All Time. There have been some amazing performances in the past two years by acts like Janelle Monae, Cee-Lo, Pete Yorn and Butch Walker, and this year is sure to provide just as many amazing performances […]
The Selmanaires – "Broken Mirrors in the Mud" from David Hahn on Vimeo. New house-party-art-space venue Fishmarket (675 Metropolitan Parkway, D-12 South – Google Maps it) is hosting a bang-up ace party this Saturday with some of the finest music this city has to offer. The lineup features Untied States, A Fight to the Death […]
Our very own Carly Kane is in an excellent band, Stellate, which some may recognize from their recent rocking performance at Turner Field (video above – we've been tweeting about it an awful lot). The band is playing The Masquerade this Thurday, April 23 with some other great alternative rock bands, There For Tomorrow, Amored […]