We've just gotten word that Awesome New Republic have canceled their Atlanta show at The Drunken Unicorn on June 27, due to the entire tour being canceled. Purchased tickets have been refunded.
Archive for June, 2009
For the whole day this Wednesday, June 24, you can get your one-day Corndogorama tickets for only $9.96 each. Usually one-day tickets are $15, so this is a great deal. It's a whole 24-hour window, starting at 12.01 a.m. on Wednesday and ending at midnight. To get the deal, simply enter the code PROJECT (as […]
One of Atlanta's finest, and definitely most hard-working bands, Y-O-U is putting together a fan appreciation party, to take place at Diesel Restaurant and Bar in Virginia-Highlands on June 30. The event is open to all but you must RSVP first by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. The event will feature new recordings from the band's upcoming record, […]
Pop Death Squad Present Big Trouble in Little Five Points TONIGHT with Ponderosa and More, for Free!
The flyer above pretty much explains everything. Tonight is the monthly free party Big Trouble in Little Five Points, presented by the awesome Pop Death Squad. Ponderose, Kuroma and Gift Horse will be performing. So stop by the Star Bar and rock out.
We have an enormous list of the first Atlanta restaurants that will be taking part in this year's Taste of Atlanta. The two-day event won't be take place until October 10 and 11, but the list is already enough to get people excited. And if you are a restaurant owner interested in signing up, there's […]
By Al Kaufman If Randy Newman had grown up in a double-wide in Alabama, he'd almost be the songwriter that Hayes Carll is. Last year's Trouble in Mind, Carll's third album and first for a major label (Lost Highway), exposed the world to his deviant genius. The CD's centerpiece is "She Left Me For Jesus," […]
Little Boots Illuminations Elektra By Leila Regan-Porter British people (disclaimer – I am one) have no problem with hailing a pop princess as leader of the future of great music. We've gushed over Robbie Williams, Sugarbabes, Duffy and Sophie Ellis Bextor in the same sentence as Coldplay, Razorlight, Amy Winehouse and Jamiroquai. We birthed the […]
The fact that Atlanta isn't really anywhere near the sea doesn't stop a lot of people getting in a beachy mood with a lot of sand, some awesome games, good drink and great music. Andrews Upstairs is just the latest to hold their own beach party on July 4, officially called the Buckhead Beach Party. […]
The EARL has lots of awesome shows coming up this fall. First to announce will actually be at the end of summer, on August 19, when Swedish psychedelic folk band Dungen perform. Tickets available here. Asobi Seksu returns on September 24. Tickets are up on Ticket Alternative now. The Pains of Being Pure at Heart […]
CitifiedAbsenceeskimo kiss records By Eileen Tilson The Five Physiological Methods of Perception are used by the human body to mentally grasp something outside of our bodies. These senses: Sight, Touch, Smell, Hear and Taste, have been repeated to us since childhood as the tools needed to fully comprehend the world around us. On the EP […]
By Al Kaufman Sometimes a recession is a good thing. Take this year’s Midsummer Music Fest, sponsored by AM sports radio 790 The Zone. While last year’s event, which featured Drivin’ n’ Cryin’ and Blues Traveler, put people back anywhere from $10-$20 per ticket, this year’s festival, featuring Rusted Root and Guster, is free. Held […]
By Scott Roberts; photos By Sue Volkert Any trepidation I had about seeing a legendary L.A. punk rock band whose members are in their mid-50s (at least!) playing 30-year-old songs was joyfully and powerfully obliterated approximately 10 seconds into the opening song of their set at Variety Playhouse on Saturday, June 13. All four original […]
Everyone needs a nice bit of bass-heavy dance music in their lives. Getting the Drunken Unicorn's speakers vibrating and the dance floor buzzing in Atlanta this June 23 will be Trouble and Bass, the Brooklyn DJ crew presenting a free event (with RSVP) to celebrate their CD release.