Archive for June, 2013

Interview: Teddy Riley and Blackstreet- Performing @ Essence Music Festival July 5th!

Interview: Teddy Riley and Blackstreet- Performing @ Essence Music Festival July 5th!

[ 0 ] June 28, 2013 |

Contributor: Mychael Ball Earlier this week Atlanta Music Guide had the extraordinary opportunity to speak with the award winning and multi-instrumentalist, Teddy Riley. Teddy Riley is known for being the creator of the musical genre, New Jack Swing, as well as being a producer and songwriter to the stars. Being a star in his own […]

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5GB Interview with Della Mae, Playing @ Eddie’s Attic June 30th!

5GB Interview with Della Mae, Playing @ Eddie’s Attic June 30th!

[ 0 ] June 28, 2013 |

By Ellen Eldridge Boston-based Della Mae founder Kimber Ludiker searched for multi-talented, multi-faceted young women with their instruments, blended them together so that their musical and background differences would melt into a deliciously melodic brew, and then threw them into Cash Cabin Studio along with masters Bryan Sutton and Paul Q. Kolderie to bring about […]

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Venue Spotlight: Vinyl at Center Stage

Venue Spotlight: Vinyl at Center Stage

[ 0 ] June 27, 2013 |

With a capacity of 300 people, Vinyl is the perfect music venue for an intimate show with your favorite local, regional or even national artist or band. Conveniently located on the corner of 17th Street and West Peachtree Street in Atlanta, Vinyl is a stellar neighborhood hangout with a friendly staff, sweet bar, moody lighting […]

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Interview: Jay Stolar- Opening Up for The B-52′s @ Atlanta Botanical Garden, June 28th

Interview: Jay Stolar- Opening Up for The B-52′s @ Atlanta Botanical Garden, June 28th

[ 0 ] June 27, 2013 |

Jay Stolar is a soul singer with an arsenal of heart gripping songs. His live performances hark back to the early days of R&B, when it was an artist’s job to connect to every person in the room. As if being a singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist isn’t talented enough, Jay just produced his debut album, which […]

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AMG Weekend Picks: The B-52s, Canada Fest & Dave Chappelle

AMG Weekend Picks: The B-52s, Canada Fest & Dave Chappelle

[ 0 ] June 27, 2013 |

It’s the last weekend in June so you’d better make it count! Cap off the first half of 2013 with a great show this weekend! Athens, GA legends The B-52s hit the Atlanta Botanical Garden this Friday, so hopefully you secured your tickets to this sold out show. If not, there’s still room at Canada […]

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Interview: Toad the Wet Sprocket, Playing @ The Fred July 13th!

Interview: Toad the Wet Sprocket, Playing @ The Fred July 13th!

[ 0 ] June 27, 2013 |

When Monty Python’s Eric Idle created the fictional band “Toad the Wet Sprocket” for the program “Rutland Weekend Television” in 1975, he never dreamed that anyone would actually use such a silly name. Fast forward to 1986, when four California teens adopted the moniker as a joke for their first gig at a Goleta, CA […]

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The Kicks Release Video for “1984″

The Kicks Release Video for “1984″

[ 0 ] June 27, 2013 |

One of the most talked about non-country bands out of Nashville, The Kicks, just debuted their video for “1984″. If you watch closely you’ll recognize that a good bit of the video was shot at our fave neighborhood bar, Smith’s Olde Bar! Rumor has it these guys are planning a tour… keep your eyes peeled! […]

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What’s Up Thursday? June 27th

What’s Up Thursday? June 27th

[ 0 ] June 27, 2013 |

We’re all gearing up for the weekend here at Atlanta Music Guide! In the mean time, we’re also really stoked for these shows tonight! We have some killer performances going on at some of our favorite neighborhood bars as well as some awesome larger venues! Check out the lineup below! Diane Durrett with Heather Luttrell […]

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TomorrowWorld Line Up Announced

TomorrowWorld Line Up Announced

[ 0 ] June 27, 2013 |

The line up for TomorrowWorld (taking place at the same location [Bouckaert Farm] as last year’s CounterPoint Festival) has been announced. The venue is about 30 minutes from downtown Atlanta at roughly 9445 Browns Lake Road in Fairburn, GA. The 3-day event expects over 50,000 people per day, with around 30,000 campers in an area labeled Dreamville. Dreamville […]

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Interview: Clay Evans of The Cumberland Collective; Playing @ Eddie’s Attic June 28!

Interview: Clay Evans of The Cumberland Collective; Playing @ Eddie’s Attic June 28!

[ 0 ] June 26, 2013 |

The Cumberland Collective is a community of independent singer/songwriters and musicians from across the U.S. All respected in their own right, the band’s 15 members have become their own small community; growing organically into the most creative project in Music City today. Those who attend a Cumberland Collective performance find themselves a part of the community too. […]

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FREE Angie Aparo & Shelly Colvin Show @ Atlantic Station Friday, June 28!

FREE Angie Aparo & Shelly Colvin Show @ Atlantic Station Friday, June 28!

[ 0 ] June 26, 2013 |

Nothing better than kicking off your weekend with a FREE outdoor concert on a warm summer evening! This Friday, head to Atlantic Station and see Angie Aparo. Angie has been a huge inspiration to Atlanta musicians and music fans for years! The EMI recording artist is the songwriting talent behind such big hits as Faith […]

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DJ Baby Courageous; Spinning @ Mashable Social Media Day June 27!

DJ Baby Courageous; Spinning @ Mashable Social Media Day June 27!

[ 0 ] June 26, 2013 |

Rene Dellefont aka DJ Baby Courageous is a DJ who started in Gainesville, FL and has moved his way to performing at local venues around Atlanta. DJ Baby Courageous will be spinning for the second time at Atlanta’s Social Media Day 2013. Mashable is hosting it’s fourth annual Social Media Day on June 27! The event […]

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Picture Book & Live Review: Mikal Cronin @ The Earl June 23rd

Picture Book & Live Review: Mikal Cronin @ The Earl June 23rd

[ 0 ] June 26, 2013 |

Photos & Review by Rosie Judd Special Guests: Del Venicci & Shannon and the Clams Being new to the world of Mikal Cronin, I wasn’t sure what to expect from his show at the Earl on Sunday night. School nights can be tricky in Atlanta. Sometimes a Sunday night crowd can be just as enthusiastic […]

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Daft Punk Remix ‘Get Lucky’

Daft Punk Remix ‘Get Lucky’

[ 0 ] June 26, 2013 |

Daft Punk have released their own remix of ‘Get Lucky’. You can stream the 10 minute track on Spotify. Below are a couple of others that we like too.

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What’s Up Wednesday? June 26th

What’s Up Wednesday? June 26th

[ 0 ] June 26, 2013 |

Happy Hump Day Atlanta! The toughest days of the week are over and now we look forward to the awesome weekend! Again, we have a lighter schedule tonight, but who’s complaining? There are five good reasons listed below to grab your friends and hang out at one of your favorite local venues tonight! Cheers!   […]

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