Feel that folks? It’s the lack of unbearable heat in our fair city. Yup, that’s right – the bearable heat has returned to Atlanta. Which means that fall can’t be far behind right? If you stand still long enough in the early morning or late at night (which is more likely, right?), you’ll even feel […]
Archive for August, 2011
You are already in Buckhead on Thursdays for the yummy Food Trucks, and now AMG is giving you just one more reason to stick around! Atlanta Music Guide & Bow Inc Presents Granville Automatic, Lauren St. Jane, and The Well Reds at The Buckhead Theatre, tomorrow August 18. We chatted with local faves Granville Automatic and […]
The War on Drugs Slave Ambient Secretly Canadian By Al Kaufman Much like Beck is essentially a folk rocker with ambient tendencies, so too are Philadelphia’s The War on Drugs. The band’s 2008 debut, Wagonwheel Blues, was more of a straight ahead rock and roots affair. Then Kurt Vile left the group for his rather […]
The Features The Wilderness Bug Music/Serpents And SnakesBy Justin Lyons Murfreesboro, Tenn.’s four-piece outfit The Features show their maturation since 2008’s Some Kind of Salvation. On their third album they ditch a horn section that never seemed right in favor of driving rhythms and howling guitar. The resulting effect is much darker on The Wilderness, […]
Oh, we are almost there! After a whirlwind of a Tuesday, it just seems appropriate that some of country music’s finest will be blowing into town tonight. -One of outlaw country’s finest, Billy Joe Shaver, whose songs have been recorded by the likes of Johnny Cash, Waylon Jennings and Elvis Presley will be bringing it […]
By Eileen Tilson According to Wikipedia, “The Black Dahlia” was a nickname given to Elizabeth Short (July 29, 1924 – ca. January 15, 1947), an American woman and the victim of a gruesome and much-publicized murder. Short was found mutilated, her body sliced in half at the waist, on January 15, 1947, in Los Angeles… so obviously the […]
By Micah McLain Drive-By Truckers brought along their “soulmate band” Centro-matic for a sold-out two-night stand to celebrate the triumphant return of the Georgia Theatre this past weekend. There was an overwhelming sense of excitement and awe that was shared by everyone lucky enough to be in attendance Friday night. The opportunity to see two […]
By Scott Roberts; Photos by Sue Volkert Most successful bands seem to possess at least one secret weapon – a dynamic front person; a flashy lead guitarist; pyrotechnics – that allows them to stand out from the myriad acts vying for our entertainment dollar. Singer-songwriter Gillian Welch, in addition to her own impressive arsenal, has […]
By Eileen Tilson She has been named “The Goddess of the Airwaves” and “First Lady of Modern Rock,” but Leslie Fram is about to take on a new title. As of Sept. 1, Fram will be the new Senior Vice President of Music Strategy for CMT. Leslie Fram, most recently program director and morning show […]
By Ken Lackner Full gallery after the jump.
Good Morning Ladies and Gentlemen! Happy Tuesday! Here are some cool things to do tonight if you feel like getting out on the town: -Get your best Americana shirt out, because tonight at Eddie’s Attic Jim Lauderdale will be entertaining the crowd. For those of you who might not know, Lauredale sang back up vocals for […]
By Michael Koenig (http://vacantmoon.viewbook.com/) Full gallery after the jump.
By Eileen Tilson Years ago, Butch Walker invited me to come listen to him record for an album he was working on… in ABBEY ROAD STUDIOS! Just goes to show ya, that Mr. Butch Walker takes care of his Georgia fans. Well, Atlanta’s favorite son is back with his new album, The Spade, which is […]
Well, I know it’s Monday and everyone is a bit fuzzy-headed from the weekend, but if you’re up for more fun, here’s a couple of cool things happening in the city today: -The Stevie Nicks concert at Chastain Amphitheater has been postponed until Wednesday; so for those of you getting your picnics ready better get the […]