Archive for June, 2011

AMG Weekend Picks: Blair Crimmins and the Hookers, Old School Saturday and More!

AMG Weekend Picks: Blair Crimmins and the Hookers, Old School Saturday and More!

[ 0 ] June 23, 2011 |

It’s looking to be a bit of a mellow weekend coming up. We must all be taking it easy to rev up for next week’s patriotic holiday weekend. But we still have some great, laid-back choices to get you out of the house.

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15 Questions With Sarah Jaffe; Playing The EARL, June 23 with Centro-Matic

15 Questions With Sarah Jaffe; Playing The EARL, June 23 with Centro-Matic

[ 0 ] June 22, 2011 |

By Eileen Tilson If you have never heard of Sarah Jaffe, don’t worry you will. Having toured constantly, hitting both Europe and the U.S. with Midlake, as well as supporting such varied artists as Norah Jones, Lou Barlow, Centro-matic and Old 97s, Jaffe is no stranger to the scene. The 20-something Texan has gained a […]

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Picture Book: Def Leppard, Heart at Aaron’s Amphitheatre, June 18

Picture Book: Def Leppard, Heart at Aaron’s Amphitheatre, June 18

[ 0 ] June 22, 2011 |

By Jenna Hughes Full gallery after the jump

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Ever Wonder How To Get Your Music In Video Games?

Ever Wonder How To Get Your Music In Video Games?

[ 0 ] June 22, 2011 |

Did you know that Georgia has one of the biggest gaming industries in the country? Tonight, at the SAE Institute, the National Association of Record Industry Professionals presents “Music in Games,” where top experts will discuss this fast-growing sector of the music business in which games such as World of Warcraft and Call of Duty […]

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15th Annual AthFest Runs June 22-26

15th Annual AthFest Runs June 22-26

[ 0 ] June 21, 2011 |

By Eileen Tilson It’s that time of year again!  June 22 though 26, the 15th annual AthFest will be held in downtown Athens. Known as “one of the country’s great indie music festivals,” headlining artists this year will include Futurebirds, Centro-Matic , Guadacanal Diary, Chickasaw Mudd Puppies, Kevin Kinney Band, Nappy Roots, Col. Bruce Hampton […]

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True Colors Theatre Company Needs Your Help!

True Colors Theatre Company Needs Your Help!

[ 0 ] June 21, 2011 |

Atlanta’s own famous True Colors Theatre company, led by Tony-nominated director Kenny Leon, needs some assistance. Here’s a message the theater company is sending out: True Colors has 9 days left! If we can raise $50,000 from our patrons by June 30th, our board has committed to raise $100,000 to end our season DEBT FREE! […]

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Turntable.fm Next Big Thing?

Turntable.fm Next Big Thing?

[ 2 ] June 21, 2011 |

By Eileen Tilson If you are a music tech geek like me, than you have probably been hearing about a new fad floating around the internet called Turntable.fm. What is this fancy new site (that is still in beta, and you must already have a friend invited to join)? It’s a browser-based chatroom that streams music […]

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Live Review: Lloyd Cole and the Small Ensemble at The 5 Spot, June 18

Live Review: Lloyd Cole and the Small Ensemble at The 5 Spot, June 18

[ 0 ] June 20, 2011 |

By Scott Roberts; photos by Sue Volkert Growing up gracefully in rock and roll is not always easy, but singer-songwriter Lloyd Cole has figured it out quite nicely. The once asymmetrically-coiffed, raven-haired leader of Glasgow’s The Commotions is now a 50-year-old based in Massachusetts and his accountant’s haircut now sports graying temples; his clothing looks […]

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Highly Anticipated Album Jill Scott Album “The Light Of The Sun” To Be Released June 21

Highly Anticipated Album Jill Scott Album “The Light Of The Sun” To Be Released June 21

[ 0 ] June 20, 2011 |

  Grammy award winning singer/songwriter Jill Scott has been one busy woman. Following up 2007′s Grammy nominated Gold-certified album The Real Thing, Scott’s latest work The Light of the Sun, to be released tomorrow on Warner Bros., is a flurry of emotional poetry that encompasses the changes she experienced, following her Hollywood success and the birth of […]

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New ICANN Rules Make .Music Domain Names Possible

New ICANN Rules Make .Music Domain Names Possible

[ 0 ] June 20, 2011 |

By Eileen Tilson Last May at the MUSEXPO conference in Los Angeles, I sat next to a young Greek man named Constantine Roussos, the founder of .Music, a company whose dream it is to legitimize music searches online. If passed, music companies, musicians, etc. , will have the ability to host their site as a “.music” […]

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High Expectations And Low Results For Opening Pandora Stock

High Expectations And Low Results For Opening Pandora Stock

[ 0 ] June 17, 2011 |

Mega music streaming site Pandora has officially announced their IPO (initial public offering), opening above expectations at $20 a share. After rising into the low $20s on the day of its IPO, the stock fell back to around $18 at the the end of Wednesday. But the decline escalated on Thursday closing at $13.26. Some […]

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CD Review: The Head — Hang On; Playing The Five Spot, June 17

CD Review: The Head — Hang On; Playing The Five Spot, June 17

[ 0 ] June 17, 2011 |

The Head Hang On Self-Released By Al Kaufman At a time when great musicianship is conveyed by showing up at an award ceremony in an egg, or by wearing a meat dress, Atlanta’s power-pop trio, The Head, have something to prove. They are showing the three nice guys (twin brothers Jack and Mike Shaw, and […]

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CD Review: Ben Sollee –Inclusions; Playing Eddie’s Attic, June 22

CD Review: Ben Sollee –Inclusions; Playing Eddie’s Attic, June 22

[ 0 ] June 17, 2011 |

Ben Sollee Inclusions Tin Ear/Thirty Tigers By Al Kaufman Ben Sollee is a classically trained cellist. Wait, keep reading. He is also a man with strong pop sensibilities and a heart throb voice. It’s a voice full of yearning and longing, but sensitive enough to say he only wants to cuddle. Women’s hearts have fluttered […]

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Picture Book: The Low Anthem at The Fox Theatre, June 12

Picture Book: The Low Anthem at The Fox Theatre, June 12

[ 0 ] June 16, 2011 |

By Jenna Hughes Full gallery after the jump

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Join Us for Street Food Happy Hour on Wednesday, June 22! – UPDATED!

Join Us for Street Food Happy Hour on Wednesday, June 22! – UPDATED!

[ 1 ] June 16, 2011 |

We’re teaming up with our parent company, Ticket Alternative, and our office neighbors The Hub Atlanta to bring you a monthly happy hour in our cozy parking lot. It’ll be the fourth Wednesday of every month, and it all kicks off this Wednesday, June 22. We’ll have street food, music, beer from local beer marvels […]

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