Archive for June, 2009

Awesome New Republic Cancel Tour, Atlanta Show @ Drunken Unicorn, June 27

Awesome New Republic Cancel Tour, Atlanta Show @ Drunken Unicorn, June 27

[ 0 ] June 23, 2009 |

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.

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Get Corndogorama for Only $9.96 on Wednesday at Ticket Alternative, Thanks to Project 96.1!

Get Corndogorama for Only $9.96 on Wednesday at Ticket Alternative, Thanks to Project 96.1!

[ 0 ] June 22, 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 […]

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Y-O-U Fan Appreciation Party PleaseRock the Yacht, June 30 @ Diesel Restaurant and Bar

Y-O-U Fan Appreciation Party PleaseRock the Yacht, June 30 @ Diesel Restaurant and Bar

[ 0 ] June 18, 2009 |

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 rsvp@sashayevents.com. The event will feature new recordings from the band's upcoming record, […]

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Pop Death Squad Present Big Trouble in Little Five Points TONIGHT with Ponderosa and More, for Free!

Pop Death Squad Present Big Trouble in Little Five Points TONIGHT with Ponderosa and More, for Free!

[ 1 ] June 18, 2009 |

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.

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Taste of Atlanta Announce Early Additions to Restaurant List

Taste of Atlanta Announce Early Additions to Restaurant List

[ 0 ] June 18, 2009 |

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 […]

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Troubadour Hayes Carll Plays Eddie’s Attic Sunday, June 21

Troubadour Hayes Carll Plays Eddie’s Attic Sunday, June 21

[ 0 ] June 18, 2009 |

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," […]

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CD Review: Little Boots — Illuminations EP

CD Review: Little Boots — Illuminations EP

[ 0 ] June 17, 2009 |

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 […]

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CANCELED: Sun Domingo at The Loft on July 25

CANCELED: Sun Domingo at The Loft on July 25

[ 0 ] June 17, 2009 |

Sun Domingo's July 25 show at The Loft has just been canceled. No word yet on whether or not it will be rescheduled.

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Andrews Upstairs Announces July 4th Celebrations with Beach Party featuring Drivin’ n’ Cryin’

Andrews Upstairs Announces July 4th Celebrations with Beach Party featuring Drivin’ n’ Cryin’

[ 0 ] June 17, 2009 |

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. […]

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Dungen, The Pains of Being Pure at Heart and More Just Announced for The EARL

Dungen, The Pains of Being Pure at Heart and More Just Announced for The EARL

[ 0 ] June 17, 2009 |

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 […]

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CANCELED: Superdrag at The Loft on June 20

CANCELED: Superdrag at The Loft on June 20

[ 0 ] June 16, 2009 |

We've just gotten word that the Superdrag show at The Loft on June 20 has been canceled. Refunds have been issued.

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CD Review: Citified — Absence

CD Review: Citified — Absence

[ 0 ] June 16, 2009 |

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 […]

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Q&A with Michael Glabicki of Rusted Root, Playing Midsummer Music Fest Saturday, June 20

Q&A with Michael Glabicki of Rusted Root, Playing Midsummer Music Fest Saturday, June 20

[ 0 ] June 16, 2009 |

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 […]

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Live Review: X at Variety Playhouse, June 13

Live Review: X at Variety Playhouse, June 13

[ 0 ] June 15, 2009 |

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 […]

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Trouble and Bass Celebrate CD Release in Atlanta at Drunken Unicorn, June 23

Trouble and Bass Celebrate CD Release in Atlanta at Drunken Unicorn, June 23

[ 0 ] June 12, 2009 |

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.

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