Author Archive: Erika Childers

Erika is a Public Relations and English student at Georgia State University, a wandering intern, and a budding startup enthusiast. She enjoys reading and creative writing, discovering new music, attending concerts and shows, and soaking up the local scene. She's also a fan of traveling, politics, blogging, and exploring all sorts of new technologies.

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6 Sure-Fire Ways To Get Your Band Noticed

6 Sure-Fire Ways To Get Your Band Noticed

[ 0 ] August 21, 2014 |

Starting a band is fairly easy. Get together your most talented friends, bang out some songs, book a few gigs. But where do you go from there? Getting your band noticed can be one of the most difficult parts of making it, so we thought we’d shed some light on a few quick tips for […]

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What’s Up Thursday 8/21

What’s Up Thursday 8/21

[ 0 ] August 21, 2014 |

Sonia Leigh with special guests, Muddy Magnolias @ Eddie’s Attic Sonia Leigh has exploded onto the Nashville scene yet again with her newest smash single, “Put It In Your Pocket,” which recently debuted on Sirius XM’s The Highway and has already charted on their Hot 45 Countdown. This brand new release drives you into the very […]

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Local Spotlight: The Shadowboxers

Local Spotlight: The Shadowboxers

[ 0 ] August 20, 2014 |

The Shadowboxers have a passion for captivating lyrics, tight harmonies, and soulful vocals. Founding members Scott Schwartz, Matt Lipkins, and Adam Hoffman experienced an almost-instantaneous musical compatibility when they first started writing together in 2008. Since then, they’ve shaped a cohesive sound based on a shared reverence for the strong, taut harmonies of Simon & Garfunkel, […]

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What’s Up Wednesday 8/20

What’s Up Wednesday 8/20

[ 0 ] August 20, 2014 |

Good morning, Atlanta, and happy Wednesday! We know Wednesdays can be hard, so we recommend checking out a few awesome shows to help keep the mid-week madness at bay. MammaBear w/ The Mighty Stef @ The EARL Although conceived as a one-man band with studio-only aspirations, MammaBear is now a band being primed by Kyle […]

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What’s Up Tuesday 8/19

What’s Up Tuesday 8/19

[ 0 ] August 19, 2014 |

Good Tuesday, Atlanta! Keep the good mood going with one of these awesome shows in the city tonight! Let us know what you get up to and what you discover. John Driskell Hopkins & Brighter Shade with special guests, The Best Brothers Band @ Eddie’s Attic Backed up by award winning Bluegrass Band Balsam Range […]

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What’s Up Monday 8/18

What’s Up Monday 8/18

[ 0 ] August 18, 2014 |

Happy Monday, Atlanta! Start your week off right with a super fun show at The Drunken Unicorn or take it easy at Songwriter’s Open Mic. As always, let us know what you get up to and what you discover. OFF! W/ BAD ANTICS AND GAY KISS @ The Drunken Unicorn Over the past four years, […]

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AMG Weekend Picks 8/15-8/17: Sylvan Esso, Eliot Bronson, Wildcat! Wildcat!, and more!

AMG Weekend Picks 8/15-8/17: Sylvan Esso, Eliot Bronson, Wildcat! Wildcat!, and more!

[ 0 ] August 15, 2014 |

The weekend is here and there are tons of awesome events and shows happening around the city to keep you going all the way ’til the next one. Here are a few of our top picks this weekend. Let us know what you get up to and what you discover! Friday, August 15th ATL Collective […]

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What’s Up Thursday 8/14

What’s Up Thursday 8/14

[ 0 ] August 14, 2014 |

Photo by Kerry Sherck David Berkeley with special guest, Jason Kenney @ Eddie’s Attic Itinerant songsmith and author David Berkeley went out into the sagebrush and cactus of New Mexico and found his head was similarly ablaze. Indeed Berkeley’s head has been ablaze for some time now, writing songs capable of both breaking and mending […]

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What’s Up Monday 8/11

What’s Up Monday 8/11

[ 0 ] August 11, 2014 |

Open Mic Monday is here again! Where are your favorite songwriter’s open mics? Ours is Eddie’s Attic, of course! Songwriter’s Open Mic @ Eddie’s Attic For over 19 years, Eddie’s Attic has hosted Atlanta’s premiere Songwriter’s Open Mic for the performing songwriter. National and local acts perform 2 songs each, with 3 finalists returning for […]

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7 Awesome Apps for Music Lovers

7 Awesome Apps for Music Lovers

[ 0 ] August 8, 2014 |

Photo by Yasunobu Ikeda These days, it’s safe to say we’re addicted to our cell phones. And why shouldn’t we be? They’re pretty much the greatest invention since the printing press. Google Play Music First thing’s first. You need your music library and there are a few different ways to do that. Spotify is certainly […]

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Local Spotlight: Hello Ocho @ the EARL on 8/9

Local Spotlight: Hello Ocho @ the EARL on 8/9

[ 0 ] August 7, 2014 |

Atlanta band Hello Ocho released their self-titled record last year and left stars in our eyes. The band, made up of John Gregg, Chris Yonker, Clinton Callahan, Tumby Kohler, and Crick Childs – ran a Kickstarter campaign looking to find $999 to fund the album (they ended up earning all they needed and then some). From there, […]

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Show Preview: Peter Murphy @ Terminal West 8/7

Show Preview: Peter Murphy @ Terminal West 8/7

[ 0 ] August 6, 2014 |

He’s been called the Godfather of Goth and rightfully so. Peter Murphy is best known for his storied work as frontman and vocalist for legendary Goth rock band Bauhaus. These days he acts as a solo musician and painter, still a force no less powerful. In 1979, Bauhaus’ first single, “Bela Lugosi’s Dead”, was considered […]

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What’s Up Wednesday 8/6

What’s Up Wednesday 8/6

[ 0 ] August 6, 2014 |

Happy middle of the week, Atlanta! There are lots of excellent shows going on this week to carry you right on through to the weekend. BJ Barham (Of American Aquarium) @ Smith’s Olde Bar THIS SHOW IS SOLD OUT. Also check out our interview with BJ here.     Anthony Aparo, Marshall Ruffin and Chris […]

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What’s Up Tuesday 8/5

What’s Up Tuesday 8/5

[ 0 ] August 5, 2014 |

You made it to the second day of the week. Only 3 more days to go! Help keep the work week blues at bay with one of these super fun shows! Wild Party w/ The Well Reds and Sugar On The Dashboard @ The Drunken Unicorn Wild Party, made up of vocalist Lincoln Kreifels, guitarist […]

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What’s Up Monday 8/4

What’s Up Monday 8/4

[ 0 ] August 4, 2014 |

Open Mic Monday is here again! Where are your favorite songwriter’s open mics? Ours is Eddie’s Attic, of course! Songwriter’s Open Mic @ Eddie’s Attic For over 19 years, Eddie’s Attic has hosted Atlanta’s premiere Songwriter’s Open Mic for the performing songwriter. National and local acts perform 2 songs each, with 3 finalists returning for […]

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