Archive for August, 2011

5 GB With The District Attorneys; Playing Smith’s Olde Bar, September 2

5 GB With The District Attorneys; Playing Smith’s Olde Bar, September 2

[ 0 ] August 31, 2011 |

By Eileen Tilson You have to a pretty big set of cahones to submit a video to the DragonCon Music Video Contest, but then Atlanta favorites The District Attorneys have proven themselves not to be scared of a challenge. The band has spent the past year gaining a consistent following, and is headlining at Smith’s […]

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What’s Up Tuesday?

What’s Up Tuesday?

[ 0 ] August 30, 2011 |

Gotta love a little Rolling Stones on a Tuesday; it gives one a little hope that pretty soon this week will end, and the inside of your cubicle will become a far away land… OK, back to your regularly scheduled program. I hope this Tuesday is filled with a little less cafeteria food, and a […]

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Ludacris Takes On Neon Trees At Red Bull Soundclash on September 5 at Georgia World Congress Center

Ludacris Takes On Neon Trees At Red Bull Soundclash on September 5 at Georgia World Congress Center

[ 0 ] August 30, 2011 |

We all know that Atlanta is home to some of the best musicians in the world, and now Red Bull is hosting one of the coolest events to showcase our little state’s talent. Red Bull Soundclash makes a return appearance to Atlanta and with it brings a new twist to the already unparalleled, live music conversation. […]

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Q&A with Superchunk’s Jon Wurster; Playing The Buckhead Theatre, September 8

Q&A with Superchunk’s Jon Wurster; Playing The Buckhead Theatre, September 8

[ 0 ] August 29, 2011 |

By Ellen Eldridge Superchunk’s latest release Majesty Shredding comes across like a blast of fun jams; songs one would want to hear on the radio while driving to the beach for spring break. Making “Learned to Surf” the single proves a great idea as its ambience captures the feeling of the album. The guitar intro […]

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Picture Book: Grace Potter & the Nocturnals at Chastain Park Amphitheatre, August 27

Picture Book: Grace Potter & the Nocturnals at Chastain Park Amphitheatre, August 27

[ 1 ] August 29, 2011 |

By Catrina Maxwell Full gallery after the jump

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Chromeo and Mayer Hawthorne Bring the Party to Masquerade, September 22!

Chromeo and Mayer Hawthorne Bring the Party to Masquerade, September 22!

[ 0 ] August 29, 2011 |

A Long Time – Mayer Hawthorne from MayerHawthorne on Vimeo. The Mayor of Cool, Mayer Hawthorne, has been a busy man lately! Currently on tour with Chromeo, they’re playing the  Masquerade on Thurs, September 22.  Both Chromeo and  Mayer are having great weeks with the release of Chromeo’s latest video “When The Night Falls” and […]

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What’s Up Monday?

What’s Up Monday?

[ 0 ] August 29, 2011 |

I woke up this morning singing this song, and couldn’t get it out of my head… and then Leslie Fram told me she had a dream that she couldn’t get into a concert because it was at capacity; so just as a warning today might be a little off, but here are a couple of […]

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5 GB With Lera Lynn & Seven Handle Circus: Playing An AMG Presents At Buckhead Theater

5 GB With Lera Lynn & Seven Handle Circus: Playing An AMG Presents At Buckhead Theater

[ 1 ] August 27, 2011 |

  Come one, come all! Atlanta Music Guide and Bowe Inc. present Seven Handle Circus and Lera Lynn tonight at The Buckhead Theater! The bands chatted with us as part of our 5 GB series before their show. What is the the first gig you ever went to? SHC:  My Sister’s 4- year old violin […]

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Mixtape Review: SMKA and The Notes Music Group Present The Dub Below featuring Outkast

Mixtape Review: SMKA and The Notes Music Group Present The Dub Below featuring Outkast

[ 0 ] August 26, 2011 |

SMKA and The Notes Music Group The Dub Below featuring Outkast Music and branding coalition SMKA and the Notes Music Group present a dubstep tribute to Atlantanatives and southern rap icons Big Boi and Andre 3000, more commonly known as Outkast. The Dub Below is where classic rhymes and reverberant drum patterns meet. This project […]

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Dave Daniels Celebrates CD Release Party at Five Spot on Saturday, August 27!

Dave Daniels Celebrates CD Release Party at Five Spot on Saturday, August 27!

[ 0 ] August 25, 2011 |

By Scott Roberts Difficult to categorize, but easy to like, singer-songwriter Dave Daniels celebrates his newest eight-song release with a show at L5P’s Five Spot this Saturday, August 27. From the soulful, Memphis horn–influenced opener “Got One” to the Buffett-like acoustic reverie of “Back to the Island” Daniels mixes a winning combination of classic genres […]

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Picture Book: Matisyahu, Trevor Hall at Center Stage, August 22

Picture Book: Matisyahu, Trevor Hall at Center Stage, August 22

[ 0 ] August 25, 2011 |

By Ken Lackner Full gallery after the jump.

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AMG Weekend Picks: Los Lobos, Grace Potter & The Nocturnals and More!

AMG Weekend Picks: Los Lobos, Grace Potter & The Nocturnals and More!

[ 0 ] August 25, 2011 |

Believe it or not, summer is supposedly winding down to a close. Weird, because it still feels like the middle of the hellish hot season. But we can dream of cooler days. And this weekend is a perfect way to look forward to the fall, with some uber-summeresque parties and outdoor gigs.

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What’s Up Thursday?

What’s Up Thursday?

[ 0 ] August 25, 2011 |

-What is it about Nashville that always seems to pop out some of the best (and most attractive!) songwriters in the country? Come see one of Nashvegas’ finest, Josh Hoge (who has  written or appeared on songs for the likes of Backstreet Boys, Jesse Mccartney, Elliott Yamin, Lupe Fiasco, Blake Lewis,, Anoop Desai, Dave Barnes,etc.) […]

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5 GB With Guster & Jack’s Mannequin; Playing Chastain Amphitheater TONIGHT

5 GB With Guster & Jack’s Mannequin; Playing Chastain Amphitheater TONIGHT

[ 0 ] August 24, 2011 |

By Eileen Tilson Boston alternative band, Guster, has maintained their staying power since their 1995 release of Parachute, due to their relentless loyalty to their fans. More than a decade late, the band is continuing to entertain their fans by doing things like sneak previewing songs from their On the Ocean EP on turntable.fm. Following their […]

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What’s Up Wednesday?

What’s Up Wednesday?

[ 0 ] August 24, 2011 |

Oh we are almost there! It’s Wednesday, and the city is full of fun things to do tonight… Here are a couple of suggestions for you: -Before you head out to all these fun events, join Atlanta Music Guide & Ticket Alternative for our Street Food Happy Hour with Cassandras! With nourishment from the likes […]

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