Archive for June, 2013

Q&A with Mood Rings playing at 529 on 6/29 + Album Release on 6/25

Q&A with Mood Rings playing at 529 on 6/29 + Album Release on 6/25

[ 0 ] June 21, 2013 |

By: Shelby Lum Soft. Soft is how lead singer, Will Fussell, came to describe Mood Rings‘ style. Most groups are reluctant or resistant to confining their music to a simple genre of word, but when put into a phrase, soft is an apt descriptor for the five-piece Atlanta band. “It’s meant to listen to in […]

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Interview: The District Attorneys playing AthFest June 21st!

Interview: The District Attorneys playing AthFest June 21st!

[ 0 ] June 21, 2013 |

Photo by Brittany Gershenhorn AthFest is an annual festival in downtown Athens, GA designed to raise money for music and arts education.  The District Attorneys are no strangers to the festival, having played for the past four years, but this year they’ve got a coveted spot on the Pulaski Street outdoor stage. We got a […]

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Caren West PR Restaurant Week 6/22-6/29 & Giveaways!

Caren West PR Restaurant Week 6/22-6/29 & Giveaways!

[ 0 ] June 21, 2013 |

We spend a ton of time feeding our ears the latest tunes, but right now, we’re going to talk about some seriously good eats for a seriously good price! Our friends over at Caren West PR are back with CWPR Restaurant Week and this means you get to affordably feast on 3-course lunches and dinners […]

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Interview: Jameson Elder; Playing @ People’s Fest June 22nd!

Interview: Jameson Elder; Playing @ People’s Fest June 22nd!

[ 0 ] June 21, 2013 |

By: Lindsey Borders Nashville transplant musician, Jameson Elder, who hails from Georgia began his music career as a young child. He started out with piano then gravitated towards guitar and hasn’t put one down since. Ever since he left his hometown of Atlanta to take his music career to the next level in Nashville, Jameson […]

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Interview: Small Black, Playing June 22nd at The Drunken Unicorn

Interview: Small Black, Playing June 22nd at The Drunken Unicorn

[ 0 ] June 21, 2013 |

Small Black just released their 2nd LP, Limits of Desire, on Jagjaguwar. It’s a lush, purposeful album that the band feels is a full realization of their sound. The band’s heading to Atlanta now, and we got a chance to talk to lead singer Josh Kolenik about secret gallery shows, crews of raccoons and swamp boats. […]

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Grammy Membership Celebration at The Buckhead Theatre, 7/17

Grammy Membership Celebration at The Buckhead Theatre, 7/17

[ 0 ] June 21, 2013 |

On July 17, at The Buckhead Theatre, The Recording Academy Atlanta Chapter invites you to come mix and mingle with members, meet the new governors and listen to performances by fellow Recording Academy members. Bands that evening include: Anthony David & The Do/Gooders Ruby Velle and the Soulphonics John Driskell Hopkins and Balsam Range Please […]

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Live Review: Christopher Owens @ The EARL June 19th

Live Review: Christopher Owens @ The EARL June 19th

[ 0 ] June 20, 2013 |

Christopher Owens approached the stage in a way appropriate to the amount of people in The EARL – casually. Sixty or so fans gathered around the stage, where on a further elevated platform the gaunt songwriter took a seat and eased into Girls deep cut, “Solitude,” the first of many he’d perform in a show […]

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AMG Weekend Picks: People’s Fest 2013, Packway Handle Band, Pat Benatar & More!

AMG Weekend Picks: People’s Fest 2013, Packway Handle Band, Pat Benatar & More!

[ 0 ] June 20, 2013 |

The sky’s been overcast lately but you don’t have to be. We’ve got enough shows lined up to keep you entertained all weekend! On Friday, Packway Handle Band is kicking things off with their energetic “alt bluegrass” show at Smiths Olde Bar. Then on Saturday you can head out to the beautiful Atlantic Station Central […]

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Interview: Packway Handle Band Playing Smiths Olde Bar, June 21st

Interview: Packway Handle Band Playing Smiths Olde Bar, June 21st

[ 0 ] June 20, 2013 |

Self-proclaimed “alt bluegrass” quintent Packway Handle Band turns twelve this year and they’re bringing their energetic live show back to Smiths Olde Bar. Although they perform around two condenser mics, and use traditional bluegrass instrumentation the band maintains that they are not interested in preserving any traditions. They’ve played a Devo tribute show if that […]

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What’s Up Thursday? June 20th

What’s Up Thursday? June 20th

[ 0 ] June 20, 2013 |

Happy Thursday! It’s a jam-packed night of music this evening and WE LOVE IT! Whether you are feeling a more chill show at a bar or an arena show with a boy band, there’s something you’ll like tonight! Check out the lineup! Dax Riggs @ The EARL Louisiana’s own dark star and Orpheus of the […]

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Picture Book & Review: The Neighbourhood with The 1975 @ Center Stage June 17th

Picture Book & Review: The Neighbourhood with The 1975 @ Center Stage June 17th

[ 0 ] June 19, 2013 |

By Katie Caccavale I must say that as someone who works for an event ticketing company, it was really cool to see the ticket sales for The 1975 and The Neighbourhood show skyrocket. What was originally thought to be a smaller show taking place at Vinyl, quickly grew to a sold out show at the […]

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Interview: Kylesa;  Playing @ The EARL June 21st!

Interview: Kylesa; Playing @ The EARL June 21st!

[ 0 ] June 19, 2013 |

One thing you need to know is that like many great bands that have stuck around for a decade or more, Kylesa defies convention, categorization and they are constantly evolving. This individualism, among other places, can also be found as an ongoing theme in the lyrics of Kylesa’s two core, founding members, Phillip Cope and […]

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Interview: Modern Skirts; Playing FINAL SHOW @ AthFest June 21st!

Interview: Modern Skirts; Playing FINAL SHOW @ AthFest June 21st!

[ 0 ] June 19, 2013 |

Born of four hopeful rednecks and numerous misconceptions, Athens, GA’s Modern Skirts crept onto the scene in 2005 with their debut record, ‘Catalogue of Generous Men’. The record received some good reviews, finding itself at #11 on Paste Magazine’s “50 Best Records of 2005″. After some marginal touring success around the South and several sold […]

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New Music from Arctic Monkeys Playing Music Midtown 2013

New Music from Arctic Monkeys Playing Music Midtown 2013

[ 0 ] June 19, 2013 |

England’s Arctic Monkeys are scheduled to perform at this year’s Music Midtown and in addition to already playing some new tracks live, the band have released the official video for their new song Do I Wanna Know?  

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What’s Up Wednesday? June 19th

What’s Up Wednesday? June 19th

[ 0 ] June 19, 2013 |

Happy Hump Day! Wednesday is always exciting because it’s about that time when we start looking forward to our awesome weekend plans! Speaking of awesome, we have some killer shows going on tonight! The schedule may be light, but this lineup is nothing short of amazing! Check it out. Ryan Cabrera and Jason Castro @ […]

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