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+ […]
Archive for August, 2012
Review and Photos by Codi Glancy There’s nothing like an amazing live show to spark a fire in life. The Earl last Wednesday wasn’t its usual packed house. There’s tons of possible reasons why that happened, but a crowd of around 30-40 people stood no less than an arm’s length away from the stage, with […]
Picture Book & Live Review: Baby Bump Not Slowing Jennifer Nettles Down as Sugarland “In Your Hands” Tour Rocks Atlanta @ Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre at Encore Park, 8/24
Photos and Review by Jamie Cowan The Sugarland “In Your Hands” tour made its way to Atlanta to play at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre, August 23. This hometown show for Jennifer Nettles, originally from Douglas, Ga., was nothing short of its title, as it seemed to be catered solely for its audience. The duo, Nettles […]
Picture Book and Live Review: My Morning Jacket & Band of Horses at Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre at Encore Park, August 24
Photos by Hillery Terenzi and Review by Codi Glancy My Morning Jacket and Band of Horses are currently touring together across our country; leaving each city behind after blessing amphitheaters and stadiums with their amazing music. I’ve seen both bands before, but never in an environment quite like Verizon Wireless. Even though My Morning Jacket […]
Photos by Ryan Swerdlin Full Gallery after the jump…
My goodness, do ever feel like you are just continually fighting an uphill battle? Thank goodness there is music to make all the world so much better. Do yourself a favor tonight and go catch one of these amazing shows tonight. -HULL is doom and dark, and everything that is wrong in the world, sounds […]
Rising out of Nashville’s thriving independent music scene, THE FAREWELL DRIFTERS are an alt-folk band known for their 60’s era-inspired harmonies and adventurous musical energy. They have crafted a seamless blend of intellectual psychedelic pop with melodic songs that openly explore the brightest and darkest corners of life with raw intensity. The Farewell Drifters’ latest […]
CD Review: The Extraordinary Contraptions – The Time Traveler’s Constant – Album Release Thursday, August 30th
Review by Ellen Eldridge The Extraordinary Contraptions, a band founded in 2007, appeared in my world as if by time machine at the Strange Daze festival in August 2009. Shortly after that—by less than a month—the band appeared at DragonCon where its steampunk vide melted into the surrounding framework. Recent appearances for The Extraordinary Contraptions […]
Photos By Lisa Keel Full gallery after the jump….
We just LOVE Metric here in Atlanta, and to celebrate their return to our fair city we are giving a pair of tickets away EVERY MONDAY for the next month! I know, I know, we love you too! Enter below for your chance to win!
Dispatch Circles Around The Sun (Dispatch Music, Amazon, iTunes) Bomber/Universal Records By Justin Lyons As one of the most successful independent acts of the 1990’s, Dispatch melded in folk, reggae fusion and jam rock and gained a fervent following along the way. After a decade long hiatus Brad Corrigan, Chad Urmston and Pete Francis decided 10 years […]
Anyone that knows me, knows that I am a HUGE Wallflowers fan, and so I was SUPER stoked to hear that they are playing SMITH’S OLDE BAR on Sept. 24th! Tickets went on sale this morning, and this show will […]
Born in Buchanan and raised in Bremen, GA, Harold Shedd played in a local band and served as a disc jockey for 14 years prior to moving to Nashville. In 1979, he was instrumental in signing Alabama for RCA and then produced 21 consecutive number one hits for the band. He also produced albums for Mel […]
AMG Weekend Picks: Mary Chapin Carpenter, Nophest, Big Freedia, Toby Keith, Lightning Bolt, and more!
If you’re a football fan and a music fan like me, then this is our last weekend to fully and entirely devote ourselves to the music scene! College football starts up on Thursday and our weekends are about to get busy! So let’s enjoy this weekend and put off the balancing act for a few […]