Archive for February, 2010

Dosh, Multi-Instrumentalist for Andrew Bird and More, to Play 529 April 28

Dosh, Multi-Instrumentalist for Andrew Bird and More, to Play 529 April 28

[ 0 ] February 16, 2010 |

World of Dosh “circles and squares”, set 1 (finale) from Chumm® on Vimeo. Martin Luther King Chavez Dosh, AKA Dosh, tours and plays with folks like Andrew Bird, who features on Dosh’s own records, along with folks like Bonnie “Prince” Billy and Mike Lewis. He’s just announced a spring tour, which will be stopping in […]

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Buy Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings @ Center Stage, May 13 Pre-Sale Tickets at Ticket Alternative

Buy Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings @ Center Stage, May 13 Pre-Sale Tickets at Ticket Alternative

[ 0 ] February 16, 2010 |

You can get a splendid deal for the fabulous Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings‘ show at Center Stage on May 13. The pre-sale for the show is now on sale at Ticket Alternative. But get them soon – the pre-sale only lasts until Friday, February 19 at noon.

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CD Review: George Winston — Love Will Come: The Music of Vince Guaraldi, Vol 2; Playing Presser Hall at Agnes Scott College

CD Review: George Winston — Love Will Come: The Music of Vince Guaraldi, Vol 2; Playing Presser Hall at Agnes Scott College

[ 0 ] February 15, 2010 |

George Winston Love Will Come: The Music of Vince Guaraldi, Vol 2 By Eric Chavez Looking for that little something to calm your nerves and put a smile on your face? Grammy-award winning solo pianist George Winston knows a thing or two about how to tickle the ivories for that effect. The disc, a collection […]

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Q&A with Blake Thomas; Playing Smith’s Olde Bar with Josh Harty, February 17

Q&A with Blake Thomas; Playing Smith’s Olde Bar with Josh Harty, February 17

[ 0 ] February 15, 2010 |

By Eileen Tilson Blake Thomas is no stranger to country music. Flatlands (2008), his third studio release, has been dubbed “a must for country and folk fans.” Thomas, born in Minnesota, literally worked his way up from the bottom when, at 19, he moved east and began his career busking in the subways of Boston. […]

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Big Trouble In Little Five Points with Ponderosa, The Wandas, The Aristocrats and Lera Lynn

Big Trouble In Little Five Points with Ponderosa, The Wandas, The Aristocrats and Lera Lynn

[ 2 ] February 15, 2010 |

It’s that time again – this week there’s another awesome Big Trouble in Little Five Points. Here’s the info: Pop Death Squad presents Big Trouble in Little Five Points – Thursday, February 18 FREE at Star Bar. This is Ponderosa drummer (Darren Dodd) last show for a couple of months while he gets ready for […]

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POSTPONED: Mothers Finest @ The Local Venue, April 30, Now June 25

POSTPONED: Mothers Finest @ The Local Venue, April 30, Now June 25

[ 0 ] February 15, 2010 |

The almost-sold-out Mothers Finest show at The Local Venue on April 30 has been moved to June 25. All tickets will still be honored for this show. You can still buy tickets for the gig at Ticket Alternative.

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CD Review: Josh Harty — A Long List of Lies; Playing Smith’s Olde Bar, February 17

CD Review: Josh Harty — A Long List of Lies; Playing Smith’s Olde Bar, February 17

[ 0 ] February 12, 2010 |

Josh Harty A Long List of Lies By Eileen Tilson After one listen to North Dakota’s Josh Harty’s A Long List of Lies, it would not be a huge shocker if you confused it with a Sun Records production. Harty’s music has that steady-as-a-train beat that would be on any of Carl Perkin’s playlists. With […]

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CANCELED: Hypno5e @ Drunken Unicorn, February 12

CANCELED: Hypno5e @ Drunken Unicorn, February 12

[ 0 ] February 12, 2010 |

Another snow-caused cancellation! Hypno5e won’t be playing tonight at Drunken Unicorn – they’ve called off the show due to the winter weather.

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CANCELED: Groovestain at Vinyl, February 12

CANCELED: Groovestain at Vinyl, February 12

[ 0 ] February 12, 2010 |

Tonight’s show at Vinyl with Groovestain has been canceled. No word yet on any rescheduling.

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Watch Editors perform Papillon on Jimmy Kimmel

Watch Editors perform Papillon on Jimmy Kimmel

[ 0 ] February 12, 2010 |

Check out Editors performing their single Papillon on the Jimmy Kimmel show. Editors Official site

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Athens’ Perpetual Groove Produces Festival Amberland 8 in Lafayette, Ga. May 28-30

Athens’ Perpetual Groove Produces Festival Amberland 8 in Lafayette, Ga. May 28-30

[ 1 ] February 11, 2010 |

Jam band Perpetual Groove is back for another Amberland 8, a three-day music and arts festival that celebrates all things P-Groove. The band will be forming their whole self-titled debut on one of the nights, and there will also be performances by side project Lazy B & the Recliners and a solo set from Brock […]

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CD Review: Them Crooked Vultures — Them Crooked Vultures; Playing The Tablernacle, February 11

CD Review: Them Crooked Vultures — Them Crooked Vultures; Playing The Tablernacle, February 11

[ 1 ] February 11, 2010 |

By Eileen Tilson Riddle me this:  What do you get when you combine the mystic force of Led Zeppelin, the fierceness of the Foo and Nirvana, and the sexy swagger of Queens of the Stone Age? A band so powerful, you will need a stiff drink to swallow this pill. Put on you dirtiest tongue […]

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Janelle Monae coming to Smiths Olde Bar April 5&6

Janelle Monae coming to Smiths Olde Bar April 5&6

[ 0 ] February 11, 2010 |

The stunning genre-hopping protege of Big Boi and P Diddy is getting ready to release new music and tour the country. She’ll be playing two shows at Smith’s Olde Bar in Atlanta on April 5 and 6. Have a listen to her new track, “Tightrope,” with Big Boi over on Pitchfork now. Tickets go on […]

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CD Review: Taylor Moore Band — Taylor Moore & The Bordeaux Brothers EP; Playing Smith’s Olde Bar, February 28

CD Review: Taylor Moore Band — Taylor Moore & The Bordeaux Brothers EP; Playing Smith’s Olde Bar, February 28

[ 1 ] February 10, 2010 |

Taylor Moore Band Taylor Moore & The Bordeaux Brothers EP By Sam Parvin Taylor Moore is good at fooling people.  While his sounds are obviously blues-influenced, do not expect the usual three-chord B-Side Blues here.  His guitar skills are reminiscent of a well-seasoned musician; with tricky riffs, tempo changes, and seamless harmonies.  But the kid […]

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CD Review: Cold Cave — Love Comes Close

CD Review: Cold Cave — Love Comes Close

[ 0 ] February 10, 2010 |

Cold Cave Love Comes Close By Eileen Tilson Back in the day, before you were even allowed to set foot in unwelcoming club The Chamber in Atlanta, it was crucial to make sure your dark synth pop knowledge was about as up to date as your black platforms and pleather outfit. Descending into the dark […]

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