Archive for September, 2011

5 GB With Honeyhoney; Playing Smith’s Olde Bar, Oct. 1

5 GB With Honeyhoney; Playing Smith’s Olde Bar, Oct. 1

[ 0 ] September 30, 2011 |

By Eileen Tilson Did you know that before the launching a songwriting partnership for honeyhoney with Suzanne Santo, guitarist Ben Jaffe composed music for Nickelodeon and various cartoon shows? Meanwhile, Santo paid the bills as an actress, landing supporting roles in Law & Order, Blind Justice and the Sigourney Weaver film Imaginary Heroes. This couple is no stranger to […]

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BBQ, Music & Midtown, Oh My! Third Annual Atlanta BBQ Fest This Weekend

BBQ, Music & Midtown, Oh My! Third Annual Atlanta BBQ Fest This Weekend

[ 0 ] September 30, 2011 |

The 3rd Annual Atlanta BAR-B-Q will serve up a heaping helping of blues, bluegrass and rock music to enjoy with all the BBQ you can eat at this year’s festival.  This year’s music line-up includes Atlanta’s top blues artists along with the Award winning blues master – The Robert Cray Band.  Atlantic Station’s special event […]

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5GB With Jack Of Hearts; Playing Highland Ballroom Oct. 1

5GB With Jack Of Hearts; Playing Highland Ballroom Oct. 1

[ 2 ] September 30, 2011 |

By Eileen Tilson It is obvious that word of mouth is the powerful tool in marketing, and thus when I continued to be asked whether I had heard any of the music from Atlanta four-piece, Jack of Hearts, I knew I had to hear for myself. The band recently released their debut album, Hard Feelings, […]

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Picture Book: Meat Puppets at The EARL, September 24

Picture Book: Meat Puppets at The EARL, September 24

[ 0 ] September 29, 2011 |

By Michael Koenig (http://vacantmoon.viewbook.com/) Full gallery after the jump.

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Picture Book: Music Midtown at Piedmont Park, September 24

Picture Book: Music Midtown at Piedmont Park, September 24

[ 1 ] September 29, 2011 |

By Eileen Tilson; photos by Ken Lackner Well, for its first year back, Music Midtown 2011 ended with a bang, literally, as Coldplay shot off fireworks into the Piedmont Park sky. After our week of interviews with the bands, Atlanta was set for a great time. The day was littered by musicians as Atlanta’s The […]

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AMG Weekend Picks: Wilco, Battle of the Burgers, Bryan Ferry and More!

AMG Weekend Picks: Wilco, Battle of the Burgers, Bryan Ferry and More!

[ 0 ] September 29, 2011 |

Now that we’re officially in the season of fall, things are really getting busy with a ton of huge shows, excellent food and music festivals, and more. Be prepared to rock out, have a laugh, stuff your face and pass out exhausted on Sunday.

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What’s Up Thursday?

What’s Up Thursday?

[ 0 ] September 29, 2011 |

We are almost to the weekend! -It’s day two at the Cobb Energy Centre with alt rockers, Wilco. They are joined by the legendary Nick Lowe, so if you missed last night’s show, be sure to try and make this one. -One of the most buzzed about bands from other bands I have heard about […]

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CD Review: Hannah Miller — O Black River; Playing Grocery on Home, October 1

CD Review: Hannah Miller — O Black River; Playing Grocery on Home, October 1

[ 1 ] September 29, 2011 |

Hannah Miller O Black River Self-released By Al Kaufman “I’m not ready to settle. I’m still looking for where I belong,” purrs Hannah Miller on her fifth release, O Black River. The angelic-voiced one now calls Nashville home, but she grew up in Alabama and cut her musical teeth in Columbia, S.C. Her music has […]

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Q & A With Will Hoge; Playing Vinyl 9/30

Q & A With Will Hoge; Playing Vinyl 9/30

[ 2 ] September 28, 2011 |

By Amanda Miles Nashville roots-rocker Will Hoge has a knack for illustrating tales of sorrow, joy and triumph in his music. His latest album, Number Seven, is no exception. A follow up to 2009’s powerful The Wreckage, Number Seven examines the human conditions of love, loss, betrayal and grief. It seems seven just may be […]

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Picture Book: Secret Chiefs 3 at The EARL, September 22

Picture Book: Secret Chiefs 3 at The EARL, September 22

[ 0 ] September 28, 2011 |

By Michael Koenig (http://vacantmoon.viewbook.com/) Full gallery after the jump.

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What’s Up Wednesday?

What’s Up Wednesday?

[ 0 ] September 28, 2011 |

As I write this I am currently recovering from a fun night with my closest ones, and the thought of going out tonight seems rather exhausting, but if you are feeling frisky tonight, here are some great things for you to do. -Tonight starts the two day shows at the Cobb Energy Center for the […]

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CD Review: Frank Turner — England Keep My Bones; Playing Masquerade, October 1

CD Review: Frank Turner — England Keep My Bones; Playing Masquerade, October 1

[ 0 ] September 28, 2011 |

Frank Turner England Keep My Bones Epitaph By Al Kaufman Frank Turner loves two things; England and rock and roll. The folk punk rocker sings about both with wild abandon on his fourth CD, England Keep My Bones. Turner sets the tone on the rousing opener, “Eulogy.” “Not everyone can be Freddie Mercury, but everyone […]

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CD Review: Mastodon — The Hunter; Playing The Tabernacle, December 2

CD Review: Mastodon — The Hunter; Playing The Tabernacle, December 2

[ 0 ] September 27, 2011 |

Mastodon The Hunter Reprise Records By Ellen Eldridge Admittedly, the name Mastodon sounds like one of those maniacal, hard-hitting bands with a growling singer; the type of band that turns off chicks, and attracts angry, sweaty men.  The opening line to The Hunter calls, “I burned out my eyes,” while a melodious guitar riff cushions […]

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What’s Up Tuesday?

What’s Up Tuesday?

[ 0 ] September 27, 2011 |

Tuesday, tuesday, tuesday…Something tells me that tonight just might be one of those nights you need to take a couple of aspirin before bed. Although it is a quiet night, here are a few cool events you might be into. -Although Pepper’s members are originally from Kona, HI, the trio doesn’t play traditional Hawaiian music. […]

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CD Review: Machine Head — Unto The Locust

CD Review: Machine Head — Unto The Locust

[ 0 ] September 27, 2011 |

Machine Head Unto The Locust Roadrunner By Ellen Eldridge Machine Head’s Unto The Locust showcases a novel of songs with each song representative of its own short story in the collective collaboration of music and words. The church-like chanting of the opener, “I Am Hell,” lures one into the novel with an overcast sense of […]

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