Author Archive: Jennifer Ciccarelli

Jenn Ciccarelli, lover of live music, life adventures and stiff drinks. Purveyor of marketing and baked goods. Dreamer, writer, traveler, and known to start to start the dance party at the bar, Jenn currently lives in East Atlanta with the Brown Dog Club(TM).

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Atlanta Music Guide Meets Ann Wilson! See Her at Buckhead Theatre June 6.

Atlanta Music Guide Meets Ann Wilson! See Her at Buckhead Theatre June 6.

[ 0 ] May 26, 2017 |

  For the days (maybe weeks) leading into my interview with Ann Wilson, I essentially performed the mental version of pacing around nervously. What will I say? What can I ask her that will do any honor to 40 years of influencing music? Will the Queen of Cool think I’m cool? With my sights set […]

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Candler Park Music and Food Festival Schedule Announced!

Candler Park Music and Food Festival Schedule Announced!

[ 0 ] May 22, 2017 |

The schedule for the 2017 Candler Park Music & Food Festival is out! Get your tickets today!

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Atlanta Music Guide Shaky Knees Artist Spotlight: Mondo Cozmo

Atlanta Music Guide Shaky Knees Artist Spotlight: Mondo Cozmo

[ 0 ] May 17, 2017 |

Here’s all you need to know: Mondo Cozmo is named after Josh Ostrander’s, Mondo Cozmo frontman, dog. Anybody who names a band after a dog is good people and Josh showed up to our interview and quickly proved my theory right. Fresh off a tour with Bastille (we’re talking literally the night before) he is sarcastic […]

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Atlanta Music Guide Meets Run River North, aka, The Band That Got Stuck In Our Heads

Atlanta Music Guide Meets Run River North, aka, The Band That Got Stuck In Our Heads

[ 0 ] May 17, 2017 |

I have a guilty confession. Outside of pre-req interview research and a quick listen “to get a feel for their sound,” I didn’t know much about Run River North when they showed up to meet me. Do you know what I’ve been doing ever since then? LISTENING TO THEM.     Without batting an eye, […]

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Atlanta Music Guide Shaky Knees Artist Spotlight: PUP

Atlanta Music Guide Shaky Knees Artist Spotlight: PUP

[ 0 ] May 16, 2017 |

I was admittedly pretty excited to sit down with PUP at Shaky Knees. I met them in the press room as much a fan as a writer, having seen them live a few (every) of the times they’ve played Atlanta. (RIP, Masquerade.) Speaking of, the band shared a fond anecdote with me about hanging out with Masquerade […]

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Atlanta Music Guide New Song Spotlight: Knocking At The Door by the Arkells

Atlanta Music Guide New Song Spotlight: Knocking At The Door by the Arkells

[ 0 ] May 16, 2017 |

Atlanta Music Guide got to sit down with Max and Mike of the Arkells at Shaky Knees, their last stop on a two-week run of US shows before a brief stint home in Ontario. From there, like many Shaky performers, they officially kick off their summer festival season.  First stop, Sasquatch. The Arkells recently did […]

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Atlanta Music Guide Sits Down With Zipper Club at Shaky Knees. Accidentally Discovers Magic.

Atlanta Music Guide Sits Down With Zipper Club at Shaky Knees. Accidentally Discovers Magic.

[ 0 ] May 16, 2017 |

Every once in a while, you interview a band who brings you in, makes you family, inspires you to decidedly become their cheerleader. Every once in a while, you don’t get to your questions. You don’t talk much about their upcoming music. You don’t ask about their influences. Instead, you meet and ask about their […]

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Enter to win tickets to see Ann Wilson of Heart at Buckhead Theatre on June 6!

Enter to win tickets to see Ann Wilson of Heart at Buckhead Theatre on June 6!

[ 0 ] May 15, 2017 |

The Fox Theatre is pleased to announce the Ann Wilson Of Heart cross-country tour, which stops at Atlanta’s Buckhead Theatre for a one-night only performance on Tuesday, June 6 at 7:30 p.m. Even better news? Atlanta Music Guide has two pairs of tickets to give away!     Be sure to sign up for the […]

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Tinsley Ellis and special guests honor Col. Bruce Hampton at Oakland Cemetery’s Tunes from the Tombs

Tinsley Ellis and special guests honor Col. Bruce Hampton at Oakland Cemetery’s Tunes from the Tombs

[ 0 ] May 8, 2017 |

 Tinsley Ellis and special guests honor Col. Bruce Hampton at Oakland Cemetery’s Tunes from the Tombs Former bandmates, protégés, and friends pay tribute at seventh annual summer music festival  ATLANTA – On Saturday, June 10 members of the late Col. Bruce Hampton’s Hampton Grease Band and Aquarium Rescue Unit will play a tribute concert at […]

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The Amphitheater at Riverdale Town Center is bidding to become the new home for urban music in Atlanta

The Amphitheater at Riverdale Town Center is bidding to become the new home for urban music in Atlanta

[ 0 ] May 4, 2017 |

The Amphitheater at Riverdale Town Center is bidding to become the new home for urban music in Atlanta. The season kicks off with an incredible evening of music and dancing this summer at “An Evening Under the Stars Blues Festival“. The event, formerly held at Wolf Creek Amphitheater for many years, aims to help replace the sense […]

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Atlanta Music Guide Chats with Good Times Productions about Hampton 70: A Celebration of Col. Bruce Hampton

Atlanta Music Guide Chats with Good Times Productions about Hampton 70: A Celebration of Col. Bruce Hampton

[ 0 ] May 1, 2017 |

Good Times Productions and the Fox Theatre are excited to present an all-star lineup of musicians for Hampton 70: A Celebration of Col. Bruce Hampton TONIGHT, May 1 at 7:30 p.m. Members of Widespread Panic, Phish, R.E.M., and more will gather to celebrate the legendary avant-garde musician’s 70thbirthday, with proceeds benefitting the Fox Theatre Institute, as well as other music-minded charities. Atlanta Music Guide got to chat with […]

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Billy Joel Headlines SunTrust Park on 4/28/17

Billy Joel Headlines SunTrust Park on 4/28/17

[ 0 ] May 1, 2017 |

Atlanta Music Guide had the pleasure of covering the legendary Billy Joel at SunTrust Park this weekend. Our own Molly Segers shares her thoughts on what it was like to see the man behind the piano. Friday, April 28, Billy Joel christened the newly minted SunTrust Park as the venue’s first concert.  The veteran Joel […]

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Red Hot Chili Peppers with Jack Irons at Phillips Arena on 4/14/17

Red Hot Chili Peppers with Jack Irons at Phillips Arena on 4/14/17

[ 0 ] April 17, 2017 |

photo credit: Ryan Fleisher (photographer)

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Celebrating Hampton 70 at the Fox Theatre: A Birthday Tribute to The Colonel

Celebrating Hampton 70 at the Fox Theatre: A Birthday Tribute to The Colonel

[ 0 ] April 17, 2017 |

Bruce Hampton, known widely as Col. Bruce, or Bruce to everyone he knows, who it seems is actually everyone, showed up to our interview wearing a “Pluto is a planet” shirt, signaling instantly that he was the kind of guy I wanted to talk to. We met to discuss the upcoming Hampton 70 show at […]

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Panic! At the Disco, Saint Motel, and MisterWives at The Infinite Energy Center on 4/12/17

Panic! At the Disco, Saint Motel, and MisterWives at The Infinite Energy Center on 4/12/17

[ 0 ] April 14, 2017 |

photo credit: Emily Butler Photography

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