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What’s Up Thursday? January 16

What’s Up Thursday? January 16

[ 0 ] January 16, 2014 |

Tonight in Atlanta, two super fantabulous local acts, The Shadowboxers and Brandon Stiles, are playing two super fantabulous concerts and professional power pop legend Paul Collins will take the stage at the EARL. So many great shows, so little time… The Shadowboxers @ Eddie’s Attic  Also Appearing: Little Tybee  The Atlanta-based Shadowboxers have a passion […]

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Shaky Knees 2014 Lineup Announced!!

Shaky Knees 2014 Lineup Announced!!

[ 0 ] January 15, 2014 |

As soon as we could spread the word about this year’s stellar CounterPoint lineup, the Shaky Knees lineup dropped! And it’s just as stellar, despite its blatant lack of OutKast. Now in its second year, Atlanta’s Shaky Knees Festival moves to a new location, Atlantic Station, for 2014 with an incredible alternative lineup. The National and Modest Mouse […]

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What’s Up Wednesday? January 15

What’s Up Wednesday? January 15

[ 0 ] January 15, 2014 |

Hello there, Atlanta! What did y’all think of that CounterPoint lineup??? Need some live music to tide you over until April? We’ve got you covered… Fred Eaglesmith @ Eddie’s Attic  Acclaimed singer, songwriter and bandleader Fred Eaglesmith is a genuine iconoclast and true original. It’s the natural result of following the cue of his musical […]

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CounterPoint 2014 Lineup Announced!

CounterPoint 2014 Lineup Announced!

[ 0 ] January 15, 2014 |

  Move over Coachella. You’re not the only festival gettin’ some Andre 3000/Big Boi love come spring festival season, stank you smelly much. Atlanta’s own OutKast will headline CounterPoint Festival in Rome, Georgia, April 25 – 27. 2014. Their reemergence into the live music scene has been called the most anticipated musical comeback of the […]

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CD Review: Bruce Springsteen, High Hopes

CD Review: Bruce Springsteen, High Hopes

[ 0 ] January 14, 2014 |

By: Emily Jackson  Bruce Springsteen’s newest compilation of songs sounds like a sonic scrapbook of sorts. That’s because it is. For his eighteenth album, the Boss has taken his most recent years of touring, reinventing and sometimes writing and corralled them together under the wishful title “High Hopes.” The album officially came out today, January […]

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R. Kelly’s Album Release Party @ Fuego Lounge, January 17

R. Kelly’s Album Release Party @ Fuego Lounge, January 17

[ 0 ] January 10, 2014 |

If you’re looking for something fun to do Friday, January 17, head north up to Fuego Lounge in Duluth to party with V-103′s Greg Street and the “Trapped in the Closet” librettist himself, R. Kelly! They’ll be celebrating the release of the new album Black Panties along with a birthday or two. Limited advanced tickets […]

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AMG Weekend Picks: Patrick Davis, Cate Le Bon & More!

AMG Weekend Picks: Patrick Davis, Cate Le Bon & More!

[ 0 ] January 10, 2014 |

This was the longest week ever, wasn’t it?? Go unwind with some sweet live music! Just don’t forget a sweater. We don’t want you catching a cold.   Friday, January 10 – Nashville Hit-Writers @ Eddie’s Attic If you watch TV, go to the movies, or listen to the radio, you probably already know these […]

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What’s Up Thursday? January 9

What’s Up Thursday? January 9

[ 0 ] January 9, 2014 |

Tonight in Atlanta, see a beatnik who only gets better with age at Eddie’s Attic, hear three powerful bands rock out at Vinyl or venture to find a bunch of former band kids playing CSI theme songs at the Bailey Center at KSU. Tom Rush @ Eddie’s Attic Tom Rush began his musical career in […]

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What’s Up Wednesday? January 8

What’s Up Wednesday? January 8

[ 0 ] January 8, 2014 |

It’s been a pretty light week in terms of concerts around the A! Seems everyone would rather be inside with the heat on high… No worries, though. Our friends at Eddie’s Attic always have a little something worth checking out on a week night, even if it means tearing ourselves away from our space heaters. […]

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AMG Weekend Picks: Bonaventure Quartet, Annie Sellick & More!

AMG Weekend Picks: Bonaventure Quartet, Annie Sellick & More!

[ 0 ] January 2, 2014 |

It’s the first weekend of the new year! Don’t settle for anything less than awesome. What should that consist of exactly? May we present to you these shows of uncompromising awesomeness… Friday, January 3 – Bonaventure Quartet @ Eddie’s Attic The Bonaventure Quartet was originally just Dave and Charles who were nuts about Django Reinhardt. […]

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What’s Up Thursday? January 2

What’s Up Thursday? January 2

[ 0 ] January 2, 2014 |

If you resolved to take in more art through your eyes and ears this year, you are in luck tonight! Later this evening, you can take a sonic journey with Lonnie Holley, long-time storyteller/visual artist turned improvisational musician in Eddie’s listening room OR set off to the stars with Matt Owen and his incredible, intergalactic […]

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What’s Up Thursday? December 26

What’s Up Thursday? December 26

[ 0 ] December 26, 2013 |

How was you Christmas, Atlanta?? Get anything good? Like, concert tickets perhaps? We’ve got a couple of good concerts in store for you tonight… Coincidentally. Reelin’ in the Dan @ Smith’s Olde Bar Atlanta’s latest musical aggregation Reelin’ In The Dan was born out of a love for the timeless music of Steely Dan.  This 9-piece ensemble […]

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CD Review: People’s Blues of Richmond, Good Time Suicide

CD Review: People’s Blues of Richmond, Good Time Suicide

[ 0 ] December 22, 2013 |

By: Emily Jackson  A sip of PBR evokes images of sticky dive bars, red bandanas, ironic mustaches and hazy Instagrams. Its nostalgia-inducing white can (and, let’s face it, its affordability) has made it the drink of choice for the thrift store combers, the facial hair groomers, the tattooed and the irreverent among us. Another Great […]

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AMG Weekend Picks: Please PleaseRock Me, Blind Boys of Alabama & More!

AMG Weekend Picks: Please PleaseRock Me, Blind Boys of Alabama & More!

[ 0 ] December 19, 2013 |

This weekend, all you need is love. And eggnog. See a Beatles tribute at Smith’s or listen to live renditions of all of your holiday favorites! Friday, December 20 – Eddie’s Christmas Special @ Eddie’s Attic  Eddie’s Attic presents a holiday showcase of talent including Ryan Horne, Micah Dalton, Nathan Angelo and Jonathan Rich. Independent […]

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What’s Up Thursday? December 19

What’s Up Thursday? December 19

[ 0 ] December 19, 2013 |

Akara @ The Basement at Graveyard Tavern Also Appearing: Futexture & Deloscinari  Akara is a symphony for the post-digital age. Elegant composition, detailed psychedelic production, mystical vocals with lyrics beyond language and a deep synth bass. Independent of dance music trends without being unaware of them, Akara combines fragments of Baroque music, twentieth-century minimalism and […]

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