Archive for August, 2012

Picture Book and Review: Nophest 2012 @ East Atlanta Village – August 25th, 2012 (day 3)

Picture Book and Review: Nophest 2012 @ East Atlanta Village – August 25th, 2012 (day 3)

[ 0 ] August 31, 2012 |

Photos and Review by Chandler Mays After spending all day recovering from Friday night, I grabbed my keys and jetted back to East Atlanta Village for another killer line-up at the sixth annual Nophest festival. I was so distracted looking over the schedule that halfway there I realized I was wearing the same outfit from […]

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AMG Weekend Picks: Boney James, Music at the Mountain, Foreigner, Eric Dodd and His Band, Snarky Puppy, and More!

AMG Weekend Picks: Boney James, Music at the Mountain, Foreigner, Eric Dodd and His Band, Snarky Puppy, and More!

[ 0 ] August 31, 2012 |

Wow! There is definitely plenty to do in Atlanta on this Holiday Weekend: Kick-off games, Braves games, Dragoncon, music, and festivals! You could really do it all or pick a few of your favorites! So, enjoy your Labor Day Weekend and Tweet us your weekend highlights @Atlantamusic ! Check out what’s happening in the Atlanta […]

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Picture Book and Review: Cumberland Collective @ Eddie’s Attic Thursday, August 30

Picture Book and Review: Cumberland Collective @ Eddie’s Attic Thursday, August 30

[ 0 ] August 31, 2012 |

Photos and Review by Ellen Eldridge Eddie’s Attic, quietly nestled into the heart of Decatur, perfectly suited Cumberland Collective’s set. If fans enjoy an intimate environment with tasty food and drinks among friends, one would be hard pressed to find a better band to get intimate with. Eddie’s Attic feels like a coffee shop with […]

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Picture Book and Review: Nophest 2012 @ East Atlanta Village – August 24th, 2012 (day 2)

Picture Book and Review: Nophest 2012 @ East Atlanta Village – August 24th, 2012 (day 2)

[ 1 ] August 30, 2012 |

Photos and Review by Chandler Mays Nophest is described as “a non-corporate, no-bullshit music festival thrown every year in Atlanta”. After its sixth successful go-round, Nophest has become a highly respected festival that seems to keep improving each subsequent year. With the amount of raw talent showcased over the jam-packed weekend, you begin to feel […]

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Preview: Little Five Fest @ Little 5 Points, September 29, 2012

Preview: Little Five Fest @ Little 5 Points, September 29, 2012

[ 0 ] August 30, 2012 |

Last year was the first year for Little Five Fest and folks had a great time strolling through the streets of Little 5 Points and checking out the local Atlanta music scene! Back for a 2nd year, LFF has promised to pack in more bands and more venues….A lot of bang for your buck! One […]

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What’s Up Thursday?

What’s Up Thursday?

[ 0 ] August 30, 2012 |

WOOO HOOOOO It is officially almost the weekend, and what’s even better, it’s a holiday weekend! What’s up three days off! What do you guys have planned? Last days of lake? -It’s a night of a whole bunch of different flavors over at Smith’s Olde Bar where my friend, DJ Mudfish will be spinning his […]

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Picture Book and Live Review: Ours @ The Earl August 28th, 2012

Picture Book and Live Review: Ours @ The Earl August 28th, 2012

[ 0 ] August 29, 2012 |

Review by Stephanie Roman Photos by Jenna Hughes A storm was gathering on the seventh anniversary of Hurricane Katrina’s landfall, while two friends came together with the power of perseverance and the gift to create beauty from chaos. Ours vocalist Jimmy Gnecco and front man James Hall of the Futura Bold each delivered inspired sets […]

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Picture Book: B.B. King & Tedeschi Trucks Band @ Chastain Park Amphitheatre, August 26th

Picture Book: B.B. King & Tedeschi Trucks Band @ Chastain Park Amphitheatre, August 26th

[ 0 ] August 29, 2012 |

Photos by Ryan Swerdlin Full Gallery after the jump…

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Review and Picture Book: Harold Shedd Tribute Included Toby Keith, Mel Tillis, Randy Owen and More @ Mill Town Music Hall, 8/23

Review and Picture Book: Harold Shedd Tribute Included Toby Keith, Mel Tillis, Randy Owen and More @ Mill Town Music Hall, 8/23

[ 0 ] August 29, 2012 |

By Amanda Miles Harold Shedd has spent most of his life out of the spotlight. However, last Thursday in his hometown of Bremen, Georgia, Shedd was featured as the star of the show. Harold Shedd is a country music juggernaut who dedicated his life to his greatest love, making music. His career spans many decades […]

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5GB With Boney James; Playing Frederick Brown Jr. Amphitheater, Friday Aug. 31st

5GB With Boney James; Playing Frederick Brown Jr. Amphitheater, Friday Aug. 31st

[ 0 ] August 29, 2012 |

Boney James is a leading light in the contemporary/smooth jazz realm who has also achieved crossover success in the urban music world.  In his 20-year solo career that spans a dozen albums, he has scored nine #1 Billboard contemporary jazz albums while earning four gold records, three Grammy nominations, a Soul Train Award and an […]

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What’s Up Wednesday?

What’s Up Wednesday?

[ 0 ] August 29, 2012 |

Happy Happy Day to you Atlanta! -It’s Latin day here in Atlanta! Tonight over at Phillips Arena, world sensations Jennifer Lopez and Enrique Iglesias, are joined by Frankie J, Wisin & Yandel. Over at The Earl you can catch Lightnin’ Ray and the Mystics w/ Reverends. -Delaware husband and wife duo, Jenny & Tyler are […]

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5GB With HULL; Playing 529 Tonight, August 28th

5GB With HULL; Playing 529 Tonight, August 28th

[ 0 ] August 29, 2012 |

“With its latest offering, Beyond the Lightless Sky, Brooklyn five-piece Hull occupies a dark musical terrain that lies somewhere between doom, crusty/sludgy metal, and post-hardcore.” -Creative Loafing. Drummer, Jeff Stieber joined us for our 5GB series before their show tonight. What’s the first gig you ever attended? Ha. Well this will throw the readers for a loop. […]

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Jack White Announces Show At Fox Theater, Oct. 9th; Tickets On Sale Friday @ 10AM

Jack White Announces Show At Fox Theater, Oct. 9th; Tickets On Sale Friday @ 10AM

[ 0 ] August 29, 2012 |

There are two great things you should ingrain in your mind about Oct. 9th: 1), it is John Lennon’s Birthday, and 2) JACK WHITE IS PLAYING THE FOX THEATER! Tickets for the show, in support of his debut solo album, “Blunderbuss,” are on sale at 10 a.m. Friday for $39.50-$85 at http://ticketalternative.com or call 1-855-ATL-TIXX (Call Center […]

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Picturebook: Mary Chapin Carpenter Live at Atlanta Botanical Garden, August 24th

Picturebook: Mary Chapin Carpenter Live at Atlanta Botanical Garden, August 24th

[ 1 ] August 28, 2012 |

Photos by Chris Eason Full Gallery after the jump…

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Rock the Vote Tour Bus Stops in Atlanta @ Georgia State University this Friday, August 31st

Rock the Vote Tour Bus Stops in Atlanta @ Georgia State University this Friday, August 31st

[ 0 ] August 28, 2012 |

By Gini Strobel Hurricane Isaac has thrown a bit of a wrench in the Republican National Convention in Tampa this week, but the RNC is moving forward today with scheduled meetings, speakers, and rallies. While I’m definitely not here to tell you how to vote, I am here to tell you that if you’re 18+ […]

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