By Eileen Tilson You might not be familiar with Robert Shaw and Alan Sher, but you will. For the past three years these two fellas have been putting on some of the coolest shows in the growing Westside Atlanta, and they have being doing them all on their own. “What people weren’t realizing is that […]
Archive for September, 2011
Well after a music (midtown) filled weekend, it might feel impossible to actually muster up the energy to go out again tonight, but considering this is my last official week in Atlanta, this week’s events seem a little bit more special. Here are some fun things to do tonight. -Nothing beats a hangover cure than […]
Picture Book: Hopscotch Festival in Raleigh, N.C., Saturday, September 10 – Dreamers of the Ghetto, Flaming Lips, Superchunk
By Hillery Terenzi Full gallery of Dreamers of the Ghetto, Flaming Lips and Superchunk.
By Eileen Tilson The Meat Puppets are just one of those bands you pledge your allegiance to. With fellow dedicated pledgees like Nirvana, Soundgarden, and countless other iconic bands, you are in very great company. We chatted with the legendary Curt Kirkwood as he was feeding his birds, and the conversation is filled with new […]
By Hillery Terenzi Full gallery of Future Islands, JennyAnyKind, Onward, Soldiers, Times New Viking, Titus Andronicus and Toro Y Moi after the jump.
By Hillery Terenzi Full gallery of Ben Sollee, The Rosebuds, Filthybird and Schooner after the jump.
Picture Book: Hopscotch Festival in Raleigh, N.C., Friday, September 9 – Drive-By Truckers and Guided By Voices
By Hillery Terenzi Full gallery of Drive-By Truckers and Guided By Voices after the jump.
By Hillery Terenzi Full gallery after the jump.
Check out the trailer to B.o.B’s new single “Strange Clouds” ft. Lil Wayne! Single premieres October 3rd!
By Kim Ware; photo by Hillery Terenzi My introduction to Heather McIntire’s music came courtesy of a Battle of the Bands contest in Wilmington, N.C., nearly 10 years ago. On a big stage, the small-framed guitarist with a huge voice belted out angular, jarring indierock tunes with only a drummer accompanying her. What Heather may […]
By Kim Ware; photo by Hillery Terenzi. Musically, I was raised in the ’90s. Being from North Carolina, I followed the Chapel Hill music scene closely while in college a few hours away in Wilmington. To my knowledge, even though the Triangle area was clearly a hub for great, new, independent music, the area didn’t […]
By Eileen Tilson As is tradition, Creative Loafing threw one hell of a party last night celebrating the winners of its annual “Best of Atlanta” awards. Food and drink a flowing, the party was full of Atlanta’s finest. Cheers to the winners of the Music Related awards! Check them out, do you agree? CL’s Picks Local […]
What a weekend! There’s celebrations of the city’s best, new wave heroes, and a few extra-special festivals too. And with the unbearable heat long gone (knock on wood), we can run around the city all day and all night and not worry about melting into the pavement. So go forth and rock out!