U2 will be back on the road in 2010 and have announced more US tour dates. For ticket on sale information visit www.U2.com U2 360° TOUR 2010 North American Dates 6-June Anaheim, CA On sale soon 12-June Denver, CO On sale Nov. 6 16-June Oakland, CA Presale opens Oct. 27th On sale Nov. 2 20-June […]
Archive for October, 2009
So, part of the Atlanta Music Guide team went to Vegas this weekend to catch the U2 360 Tour at the Sam Boyd Stadium in Las Vegas. Somehow the Black Eyed Peas had blagged their way on to this leg of the tour, so no Muse tonight. I'd caught the show at the Georgia Dome […]
Liam Maher, the lead singer for the UK band Flowered Up, died last week. For those of you that weren’t into the “baggy” Manchester scene, Flowered Up (once referred to as the “cockney Happy Mondays” had one seminal track – Weekender. A 13 minute, Madchester anthem that some said was a “My Generation” for the […]
We're giving away a handful of these gorgeous Flaming Lips' Embryonic lithographs. The album art, above, is pretty incredible, and you've probably already read our thoughts on the record itself. Lips fans should shoot us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org for a chance to win one of these stellar pieces. Good luck!
I’m often asked what the process of signing a band looks like, or more to the point, how exactly a band goes from getting the attention of someone that does what I do, to actually inking a deal. Contrary to popular belief, A&R people don’t walk around with contracts in their back pocket ready to […]
By Scott Roberts; photo by Sue Volkert How often do you go to a highly anticipated event only to be let down by your own inflated or unrealistic expectations? After interviewing Travis frontman Fran Healy last month about his upcoming stripped-down tour with fellow Travis guitarist Andy Dunlop (please see my October 9 “Q&A” on […]
By Adam Trimble; photo by Luz Gallardo For years Hope Sandoval's heavyhearted velvet voice has been a method for my friends and I to find beauty in our darker moments. The members of my first band came together as moody, morose teenagers because of our affinity for Sandoval's former band Mazzy Star. Having never seen […]
Matt MorrisWhen Everything Breaks OpenTennman Records By Al Kaufman You can only hang in circles for so long before you release your inevitable CD. Matt Morris wrote five songs for Christina Aguilera's Stripped album, and has also had his songs recorded by heavy hitters like Kelly Clarkston, Reba McEntire, and good buddy Justin Timberlake. He […]
The Flaming LipsEmbryonicWarner Brothers By Al Kaufman There are two sets of Flaming Lips fans. There are the ones who went out and bought extra CD players so that they could play all four CDs of Zaireeka simultaneously, as they were meant to be played. And then there are those who like the band's just accessible enough […]
Looking for a little music this Monday? Well here it is! Rock Band is now available for the iPhone or iPod Touch for $9.99 from the app store. The initial download comes with 20 songs and additional songs/bundles are available to purchase. The game uses the same format. Just use your thumbs to strum the […]
Converse and Journeys have a pretty cool contest going on right now that could see your band playing a ‘festival in Austin’ come March. Last year’s winners, Flying Machines, signed to EMI Records. This March, they’ll play for thousands of fans at a music festival in Austin. Enter your band before November 22nd at www.getoutofthegaragemusiccontest.com
Ticket Alternative Gains New Client – Gateway Event Center in McDonough, Georgia; First Event is Sammy Kershaw, November 7
We're excited to announce that the Gateway Event Center in McDonough, Ga. is now a Ticket Alternative venue! And the first event to be announced is a double-bill of country stars Sammy Kershaw and David Nail, in concert on November 7. Tickets are available now at Ticket Alternative.
Atlanta hipsters will already be very aware of the legendary Whirlyball gigs Chunklet have been putting on for many a year. For those who don't know, the Whirlyball club up in Roswell is one of the most fun places you can go for a gig – namely because you get a free game of whirlyball […]
DrummerFeel Good TogetherAudio Eagle Records By Micah McLain Apparently not content to allow his Black Keys band mate to have all of the side-project related fun, Patrick Carney has joined forces with four other drummers from his native Ohio to form the aptly-titled Drummer. The percussion super group retreated to Carney's studio in North Akron […]