The countdown of Leila’s last days continue, and here are a couple more reasons that we are going to miss this fancy chick: 3. Leila is all smiles all of the time…There are folks in the world that have abundant energy and kindness, and truly radiate their positivity wherever they are. Leila is like this…..She […]
Archive for April, 2012
Nothing better than some good ole’ bluegrass! The Rowan Cunningham Band have brought their fiddles with them to Atlanta and are playing tonight at Eddie’s Attic. They joined us for our 5GB before their show tonight. What’s the first gig you ever attended? Bill Monroe at Club 47,Cambridge, Mass. our older brother Peter was Bluegrass […]
By Michael Koenig (http://vacantmoon.viewbook.com) Full gallery after the jump.
Happy Wednesday Atlanta! Today we are continuing the “Why I Love Leila” series… -Leila has the BEST taste in music, and always supports local acts. She literally knows about bands before everyone else…..PERIOD. And the coolest part, is that Leila isn’t a snob about her musical choices, she just quietly shares and enjoys…. -The ever-so-popular […]
By Ken Lackner (www.kenlacknerphotography.com) Full gallery after the jump.
By Justin Lyons Music Midtown made a welcome return last fall in a new format, but 2012’s edition certainly made more of a splash with a star-filled line-up announcement. While many festivals use social media and creative campaigns to get their line-ups out, Music Midtown used an old fashioned technique: a press conference. A few […]
By Hillery Terenzi Full gallery after the jump.
Jessie Baylin will arrive in Atlanta on April 25, 2012 opening for The Fray with some dynamic new music in tow. Her self-financed record Little Spark is drawing critical acclaim and bringing new fans on her sonic musical journey. The alt-country songstress is untamed and beautiful, lyrically revealing her quietly dynamic songwriting prowess on the […]
I have to tell you Atlanta, I am a little bummed out this week because our dear Ticket Alternative Promotions Director, Leila Regan-Porter is leaving Atlanta, and as anyone who knows Leila agrees, she is one of the greatest people you will ever meet…This is Leila’s last week, so I am going to show off […]
Lazer/Wulf There Was A Hole Here, It’s Gone Now Self-Released By Stephanie Roman (www.stephanieroman.com) In my research prior to hearing Lazer/Wulf for the first time, I read a bio that described the band as “an evil funk group with thrash roots, or an aggro jazz trio with sludge issues,” cringed a bit, and edged the […]
Arizona indie pop rockers, The Maine, are touring around the country in support of their latest album, Pioneer, and are coming to Atlanta tomorrow at The Loft. Bassist and founding member Garrett Nickelsen joined us before the show for our 5GB series. What’s the first gig you ever attended? Blink 182, New Found Glory, and Midtown What […]
Q&A with Trent Allen from Dreams So Real; Playing The Melting Point April 27 and Smith’s Olde Bar on April 28
By Scott Roberts Nearly three years have passed since Athens’ Dreams So Real’s triumphant reunion appearance at 2009’s AthFest (which also included an impromptu, unannounced appearance later that June evening at the Melting Point), and guitarist/songwriter/lead singer Barry Marler, bassist/harmony singer Trent Allen, and drummer Drew Worsham have finally decided to dust off the old […]
By Eileen Tilson Atlanta’s favorite rocker-son is making his film debut tomorrow night at the Nashville Film Festival. Butch Walker: Out of Focus, is a documentary that tells the story of a man who has become a foundational force in the industry acting as music producer and songwriter, with collaborations with artists like Train, Weezer, Fall […]