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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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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Noel Gallagher to host Q&A

Noel Gallagher to host Q&A

[ 0 ] October 8, 2014 |

On Monday October 13th Noel Gallagher will appear at a live Q&A event at Facebook headquarters in London. During the event, hosted by BBC 6 Music’s Matt Everitt, Noel will discuss the forthcoming second album by Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds. It’s also an opportunity for fans to ask Noel any questions they like. Fans […]

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THE LONE BELLOW RELEASE NEW TRACK “THEN CAME THE MORNING”

THE LONE BELLOW RELEASE NEW TRACK “THEN CAME THE MORNING”

[ 0 ] October 8, 2014 |

Listen below to the first taste of The Lone Bellow’s highly anticipated follow up to their critically acclaimed self-titled debut. The album will be released in early 2015 and was produced by Aaron Dessner of The National. The first track to be released is titled “Then Came The Morning.” “The Lone Bellow has lost none […]

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Down In Front? Do You Sit or Stand at a Concert?

Down In Front? Do You Sit or Stand at a Concert?

[ 0 ] September 19, 2014 |

I love The Tabernacle. It’s one of my favorite venues in Atlanta. It has just the right blend of history, sound quality and danger. There’s something about being up on one of the upper balconies when it’s going off and (just for a second) the thought “what happens if this collapses?” pops into your head. […]

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Everything You Need to Know to Nail Music Midtown 2014

Everything You Need to Know to Nail Music Midtown 2014

[ 0 ] September 16, 2014 |

Music Midtown 2014 is upon us! This weekend some of the biggest stars in music will descend upon Atlanta’s Piedmont Park and we want you to be prepared to have an epic experience. Like any good Boy Scout will tell you, preparation is key so here is all the information you need (and information you didn’t […]

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Unlimited Concerts For $25 Per Month?

Unlimited Concerts For $25 Per Month?

[ 0 ] September 7, 2014 |

We (Ticket Alternative and Freshtix) were recently contacted by a local entrepreneur hoping to create a Spotify-like subscription service for concerts. The concept is simple. Pay a $25 per month subscription fee and attend an unlimited number of concerts. There wasn’t much more information they could give us but it looks like the service is […]

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Throwback Thursday: Q&A with The Polyphonic Spree – February 2012

Throwback Thursday: Q&A with The Polyphonic Spree – February 2012

[ 0 ] August 28, 2014 |

  This interview was originally published in February 2012. The Polyphic Spree will return to Atlanta at  The Loft on Saturday 8/30.   By Eileen Tilson “Here’s to the crazy ones. The misfits. The rebels. The troublemakers. The round pegs in the square holes. The ones who see things differently. They’re not fond of rules.” […]

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Star-Studded Concert Event Honoring Lynyrd Skynyrd Announced

Star-Studded Concert Event Honoring Lynyrd Skynyrd Announced

[ 0 ] August 11, 2014 |

On Wednesday, November 12th, 2014, an extraordinary collection of music artists will come together for One More For The Fans! – Celebrating The Songs & Music of Lynyrd Skynyrd,” a special concert event taping honoring one of the most influential bands of our time. The concert will take place at the Fox Theatre in Atlanta, […]

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Music Midtown 2014 Lineup Announced

Music Midtown 2014 Lineup Announced

[ 0 ] June 24, 2014 |

We hope you have some cash left after scoring your Outkast tickets because the Music Midtown Lineup has been officially announced and (excuse us for saying so) but damn, it’s going to be a good one. This star-studded list of performers includes Eminem, the Zac Brown Band, Lorde, Lana Del Rey, John Mayer, Jack White […]

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Outkast Comes Home #ATLast 9/27

Outkast Comes Home #ATLast 9/27

[ 0 ] June 13, 2014 |

We heard the rumors. We saw the Rival Entertainment teaser. But this morning our Stankonia-soundtracked dreams came true. Bowery Presents has announced that Outkast will be returning home #ATLast. Outkast will curate and headline a homecoming show in Centennial Olympic Park on Saturday, September 27th. Additional artists will be announced in the coming weeks.   […]

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Q & A with Go Down Moses, coming to ATL 5/14

Q & A with Go Down Moses, coming to ATL 5/14

[ 0 ] May 12, 2014 |

Go Down Moses first met each other at college in Nashville, TN back in 2010. Since then, they’ve been writing, recording, and touring the southeast, opening for acts such as Love & Theft and Mac McAnally, among others. Following a sold out show at The High Watt in Nashville in January of 2014, they signed […]

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Picture Book: HAIM + Shy Girls at The Tabernacle 5/2

Picture Book: HAIM + Shy Girls at The Tabernacle 5/2

[ 0 ] May 5, 2014 |

Photos by Sarah Murphy

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Wednesday Concert Calendar, April 30th

Wednesday Concert Calendar, April 30th

[ 0 ] April 30, 2014 |

Christina Perri at Buckhead Theatre In 2010, Perri exploded onto the music scene when she was asked to perform her defiant break-up anthem “Jar of Hearts” on tv competition show “So You Think You Can Dance.” Perri’s second single “Arms” was featured in the motion picture soundtrack for “Safe Haven.”  Her most recent album “Head or […]

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Ticket Giveaway: Indianapolis Jones w/ Yip Deceiver 5/2

Ticket Giveaway: Indianapolis Jones w/ Yip Deceiver 5/2

[ 0 ] April 29, 2014 |

Psychedelic pop supergroup Indianapolis Jones is a musical mirror. Having flown with the high-flying birds and swam with the jellyfish, they let go of their obsession with y-o-u and summoned the courage to journey from their privileged limozeens and yachts into the salty waters of analogue synthesizers, guitar echo and self-reflection. There they uncovered ancient […]

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