Archive for April, 2012

Live Review & Picture Book: Dreams SO Real at Smith’s Olde Bar

Live Review & Picture Book: Dreams SO Real at Smith’s Olde Bar

[ 1 ] April 30, 2012 |

By Scott Roberts; Photos by Sue Volkert Nostalgia can be a cruel mistress, and though most of us know this to be a fact (especially those of us who find themselves a little grayer and creakier than we’d like to admit), there seems to be an innate human instinct to routinely want to revisit one’s […]

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Picture Book: The Fray at The Tabernacle

Picture Book: The Fray at The Tabernacle

[ 0 ] April 30, 2012 |

            By Ken Lackner Full gallery after the jump.

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Live Review & Picture Book: Tom Petty at Verizon Wireless Amphitheater

Live Review & Picture Book: Tom Petty at Verizon Wireless Amphitheater

[ 0 ] April 30, 2012 |

      Review by Molly Segers When you go see Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, you don’t go in expecting any surprises. With a 30 year catalog of hits to pull from, the odds of a fan getting their favorite album cuts are more or less nonexistent, especially if your favor a record like, […]

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CD Review: Santigold – Master of My Make Believe, Released May 1st

CD Review: Santigold – Master of My Make Believe, Released May 1st

[ 1 ] April 30, 2012 |

  Santigold Master of My Make Believe Atlantic Records By Justin Lyons In interviews leading up to the release of Master of My Make Believe, Santi White aka Santigold mentioned much of her sophomore record was about being in control.  Not control in a sense of having a prophetic path in life to follow, but in whatever road you […]

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5GB With Alan Evans Trio; Playing Atlanta Room-Smith’s Olde Bar Tonight April 30th

5GB With Alan Evans Trio; Playing Atlanta Room-Smith’s Olde Bar Tonight April 30th

[ 0 ] April 30, 2012 |

The gentlemen in the Alan Evans Trio are well accomplished musicians individually and have shared the stage with Steely Dan, Michael MacDonald, Chicago and Earth, Wind & Fire. Collectively they have been playing music for 13 years, and are bringing their show to the Atlanta Room tonight. They joined us for our 5GB series before the […]

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Live Review and Picture Book: The Melvins with Unsane at The Loft, April 25

Live Review and Picture Book: The Melvins with Unsane at The Loft, April 25

[ 0 ] April 30, 2012 |

Review by Ellen Eldridge; photos by Michael Koenig Unsane fit so perfectly as an opening act before the legendary and influential Melvins; so perfectly, in fact, that though Unsane drummer Vinnie Signorelli was in the hospital, according to singer Chris Spencer, Melvins drummers took turns sitting in with Unsane. Bassist Pete Shore completes the trio, […]

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What’s Up Monday?

What’s Up Monday?

[ 0 ] April 30, 2012 |

Alright Atlanta, I think it is officially summer! Or at least it feels like it! The best part about this time of year is the amount of great shows that start making it over to Georgia! Here are your Monday choices! -It’s straight up old school at Smith’s Olde Bar tonight, where 99X presents 90’s […]

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Picture Book: Van Halen and Kool & The Gang at Philips Arena, April 19

Picture Book: Van Halen and Kool & The Gang at Philips Arena, April 19

[ 0 ] April 30, 2012 |

By: CatMax Photography, LLC Full gallery after the jump.

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5GB With Sister Crayon; Playing 529 Tonight, April 29th

5GB With Sister Crayon; Playing 529 Tonight, April 29th

[ 0 ] April 29, 2012 |

Sacramento quartet, Sister Crayon have made a name for themselves with their atmospheric melodies and dreamy lyrics. Their latest album, Bellow was released last year on  Manimal Vinyl Records,  and the band is touring nationally in support. Lead singer, Terra Lopez joined us for our 5GB series before their show tonight at the 529. What’s the first […]

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5GB With Over The Rhine; Playing Eddie’s Attic Tonight April 27th

5GB With Over The Rhine; Playing Eddie’s Attic Tonight April 27th

[ 0 ] April 27, 2012 |

Ohio-based husband-and-wife team of multi-instrumentalist/vocalist Linford Detweiler and vocalist/multi-instrumentalist Karin Bergquist, otherwise known as Over the Rhine, have shared the stage with Bob Dylan, John Prine, Adrian Belew, Squeeze, Ani DiFranco, My Morning Jacket, Hem, and toured as “adjunct” members of Cowboy Junkies. Over the Rhine’s album The Long Surrender was released nationally on February 8, 2011 on OtR’s own Great Speckled Dog […]

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Live Review & Picture Book: Sharon Van Etten at The EARL, April 25

Live Review & Picture Book: Sharon Van Etten at The EARL, April 25

[ 0 ] April 27, 2012 |

By David Courtright; photos by Matthew Smith One always wonders how a singer’s artistic personality will translate in a live, or in-person setting. Does melancholic music equal depressive live show? In truth, sometimes it does. In Brooklyn’s Sharon Van Etten’s case, it was quite the opposite. While her music can easily be called “introspective,” the […]

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CD Review: Ron Pope — Atlanta; Playing Vinyl, April 28

CD Review: Ron Pope — Atlanta; Playing Vinyl, April 28

[ 0 ] April 27, 2012 |

Ron Pope Atlanta Hard Six Records By Al Kaufman Ron Pope is a sensitive romantic. He’s got a beard and everything. He writes straight from the heartlands anthems and lovely ballads that would make John Mayer cry. And he writes a lot of songs. Atlanta is his seventh album since 2008.

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5GB With Sleepy Sun; Playing 529 Tonight April 27

5GB With Sleepy Sun; Playing 529 Tonight April 27

[ 0 ] April 27, 2012 |

North Carolina band of brothers, Sleepy Sun, have shared the stage with the likes of Arctic Monkeys and the Black Angels and recorded their latest album Spine Hits with Queens of Stone Age and Eagles of Death Metal alumnus Dave Catching. Their music has the kind of muscle that makes you get feisty. They are […]

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5GB With Dave Barnes; Playing Center Stage April 27th

5GB With Dave Barnes; Playing Center Stage April 27th

[ 0 ] April 26, 2012 |

Nashville just knows how to pump out those songwriters, and Dave Barnes is no exception. Barnes has had success with #1 song “God Gave Me You,” Grammy nominated this year for the Best Country Song as performed by Blake Shelton on 2011’s Red River Blue album. Barnes’ and Shelton’s versions of the song have sold over […]

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AMG Weekend Picks: Over the Rhine, The Beach Boys, Dick Dale and More!

AMG Weekend Picks: Over the Rhine, The Beach Boys, Dick Dale and More!

[ 0 ] April 26, 2012 |

Wow, it looks like we have a pretty busy weekend on our hands. Outdoor concert season is being kicked off officially with some legends coming to town, and the weather looks like it’s going to comply with our plans. And there are some indie greats, old school heroes and more getting ready to rock out […]

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