Author Archive: Iain Bluett

Iain Bluett: Ticket Alternative and Freshtix. co-founder. Atlanta Music Guide creator. Dad to twins. Man Utd fan. Not famous for good jokes.

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New Venue Coming to Memorial Drive at Atlanta Dairies

New Venue Coming to Memorial Drive at Atlanta Dairies

[ 0 ] April 15, 2016 |

AGON ENTERTAINMENT IN CONJUNCTION WITH TERMINAL WEST INKS DEAL FOR A MUSIC & SPECIAL EVENTS VENUE Paces Properties announced the first executed lease to bring live music to Atlanta Dairies on Memorial Drive has been signed. Agon Entertainment, owners of the Georgia Theatre and recently acquired Variety Playhouse, have signed a lease and will work […]

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GUITARIST JADE LEMONS DIES

GUITARIST JADE LEMONS DIES

[ 1 ] April 8, 2016 |

(Note: This article originally appeared on Affix Music’s blog, and was written by our friend Simon Horrocks) I’ve never posted anything personal on the Affix site before, but this is too important for me to ignore. I opened up the blog to write about recent placements, but that needs to take a backseat today. I’m in recovery […]

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Guns N’ Roses – July 27th  – Georgia Dome

Guns N’ Roses – July 27th – Georgia Dome

[ 0 ] April 1, 2016 |

Guns N’ Roses will play the Georgia Dome on Wednesday July 28th – Following months of intense rumors, speculation and feverish excitement from rock music fans around the world, Guns N’ Roses confirmed today they will embark on a massive North American summer stadium tour as founder Axl Rose and former members, Slash and Duff McKagan regroup […]

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Win Tickets to Zomboy at Opera

Win Tickets to Zomboy at Opera

[ 0 ] March 30, 2016 |

Zomboy will be headlining Opera on his Neon Grave tour on Friday, April 1st. The tour celebrates the UK producer’s Neon Grave EP which released March 11. The five-track EP is a cacophony of hyperactive synth stabs, thumping percussion progressions and ricocheting bass drops, and serves as Zomboy’s most diverse body of work to date […]

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Prince to play the Fox April 7th

Prince to play the Fox April 7th

[ 0 ] March 29, 2016 |

Prince will bring his Piano & A Microphone tour to Atlanta on Thursday, April 7th, for two exclusive and intimate shows at The Fox Theatre. For those blessed enough to attend, everything about these exclusive performances has been carefully considered to deliver special once-in-a-lifetime experiences. The repertoire will be culled from Prince’s vast 39-album catalogue […]

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Guns N Roses  – Atlanta Concert Date

Guns N Roses – Atlanta Concert Date

[ 0 ] March 27, 2016 |

GNR are teasing a stop in Atlanta on their forthcoming American tour with this video….  

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COMMUNION PRESENTS ANNOUNCES THE MAY RESIDENCY

COMMUNION PRESENTS ANNOUNCES THE MAY RESIDENCY

[ 0 ] March 27, 2016 |

The highly anticipated Communion Residency returns to Smith’s Olde Bar in May, showcasing up-and-coming talent across multiple genres for an unforgettable night of music discovery. The lineup for the concert on May 10th includes BASECAMP, My Jerusalem, Day’Shawn Mojica and Sun Seeker. The May Communion concerts will take place in 13 cities across the United States and will feature […]

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Rolling Stones To Play Bobby Dodd Stadium This Summer

Rolling Stones To Play Bobby Dodd Stadium This Summer

[ 4 ] March 31, 2015 |

AEG announced the Rolling Stones Zip Code tour this morning which includes a stop in Atlanta at Georgia Tech’s Bobby Dodd Stadium on June 9th, 2015. The Stones will kick off their 15-city North American stadium tour in San Diego on May 24th and make stops in Columbus, Minneapolis, Dallas, Orlando, Nashville, Pittsburgh, Milwaukee, Kansas City, Raleigh, […]

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Wolf Creek Amphitheater Announces Fourth Date for “An Evening Under The Stars” with KEM

Wolf Creek Amphitheater Announces Fourth Date for “An Evening Under The Stars” with KEM

[ 1 ] March 24, 2015 |

Wolf Creek Amphitheater is excited to announce that internationally renowned R&B singer/songwriter, KEM, will headline the 2015 Evening Under the Stars Music Festival on Friday, July 24th! This will be the first time the A-lister has graced the Amphitheater stage. Atlanta comedian M.C. Lightfoot, who has toured with bands like Frankie Beverly and Maze and […]

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Music, Beer, and Shenanigans: 9 Shamrockin’ St. Paddy’s Events

Music, Beer, and Shenanigans: 9 Shamrockin’ St. Paddy’s Events

[ 0 ] March 10, 2015 |

This post is adapted from a post that was originally posted on The Freshtix Blog  If there’s one thing ATLiens love it’s a holiday that involves drinking. With Atlanta being a melting pot of transplants from all over the world it’s no surprise that there are a ton of great St. Patrick’s day events taking […]

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Affordable Care Act information for Musicians

Affordable Care Act information for Musicians

[ 0 ] February 2, 2015 |

What: FREE ACA Information Session (Musicians + Restaurant Workers) When: Monday, February 2 – 6:30pm – Open to the public Where: Urban Cannibals Bodega + Bites, 477 Flat Shoals Avenue SE, Atlanta, GA 30316 Register: Just show up or email urbancannibals@yahoo.com (Complimentary Bites and Beverages Available) East Atlanta based deli and local food shop Urban […]

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A First-timer’s Guide to the 30A Songwriter’s Festival

A First-timer’s Guide to the 30A Songwriter’s Festival

[ 0 ] January 17, 2015 |

We’re at the beach this weekend for the 6th annual 30A Songwriter’s festival. The 3-day festival takes place in a bunch of venues up and down scenic Highway 30-A, a 28.5 mile stretch that hugs the Gulf of Mexico coastline in Northwest Florida’s Walton County. Tickets for this year’s festival are still available via Freshtix. […]

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Jukebox the Ghost Featured on World Cafe Live

Jukebox the Ghost Featured on World Cafe Live

[ 0 ] October 28, 2014 |

Vocalist and pianist Ben Thornewill, singer-guitarist Tommy Siegel and drummer Jesse Kristin met at George Washington University in 2003, then formed Jukebox The Ghost three years later. The D.C. pop band’s self-titled fourth album was released last week. You can get a preview of the new songs as well as listen to an interview with […]

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Photobook: Georgia Music Hall of Fame 36th Annual Awards

Photobook: Georgia Music Hall of Fame 36th Annual Awards

[ 0 ] October 17, 2014 |

On October 11, 2014 the who’s who of music in Georgia gathered to honor the 2014 inductees of the Georgia Music Hall of Fame. Inductees included: Lady Antebellum –Performer Award Wet Willie – Group Award Danny Beard – Non Performer Award Ed Roland – Songwriter Jeff Foxworthy – Spoken Word Francine Reed – Pioneer Award […]

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Noel Gallagher releases new single: In The Heat of the Moment

Noel Gallagher releases new single: In The Heat of the Moment

[ 0 ] October 14, 2014 |

Noel Gallagher has announced the completion and release date of the brand new Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds album, Chasing Yesterday. The announcement was made during a live Q&A streamed on Facebook and hosted by BBC 6 Music’s Matt Everitt. Fans who missed it, can click here to catch the whole event. Chasing Yesterday will […]

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