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AMG Weekend Picks: Party in the Park, Springfest, Rome River Jam + more!

AMG Weekend Picks: Party in the Park, Springfest, Rome River Jam + more!

[ 0 ] May 16, 2013 |

By: Shelby Lum It’s my favorite time of year! It’s a weekend for festivals! Rain or shine: Party in the Park, Springfest, and Rome River Jam will be going on. Feeling more Rock and Indie-pop? Head down to Centennial Olympic Park to catch Passion Pit, Ellie Goulding, and GROUPLOVE at Party in the Park. This lineup is […]

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Interview with Kelley from The Trishas playing Eddie’s Attic 5/15

Interview with Kelley from The Trishas playing Eddie’s Attic 5/15

[ 0 ] May 13, 2013 |

By: Shelby Lum Some may see touring with four women, and four strong personalities as more than just a challenge, but The Trishas see it as more than just a bus full of estrogen and a whole lot of shoes. For the all-woman, roots band, the four people who make up the group define the […]

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Interview with Collie Buddz playing The Masquerade 5/15

Interview with Collie Buddz playing The Masquerade 5/15

[ 0 ] May 13, 2013 |

By: Shelby Lum Most likely because of the infamous Bob Marley, most (including myself) associate reggae with Jamaica, yet island culture doesn’t just stop in Jamaica, and Collie Buddz is changing the image. “Growing up in Bermuda, reggae was all I listened to,” Collie Buddz said. After he began attending Full Sail University in Florida, he began making his […]

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Interview with Josh Ritter playing Variety Playhouse 5/14

Interview with Josh Ritter playing Variety Playhouse 5/14

[ 0 ] May 10, 2013 |

By: Shelby Lum (Photo Cred: Laura Wilson) What makes Josh Ritter, Josh Ritter, is his whirlwind of experiences. Coming off his latest album release in March, The Beast In Its Tracks, the singer made a very painful experience public knowledge in his lyrics and in his songs: his breakup and divorce. “The reception has been far […]

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Weekend Picks: Michal Menert,Torres, Sheila E, Gregory Alan Isakov, and more!

Weekend Picks: Michal Menert,Torres, Sheila E, Gregory Alan Isakov, and more!

[ 0 ] May 9, 2013 |

By Shelby Lum Atlanta’s music scene is just as diverse as its residents. This weekend, pop into the Basement for a wild set from Michal Menert (Bassnectar after-party) or find intimate music at The Earl with Torres. One of Atlanta’s unique venues will have exactly what ya want. And don’t forget those delicious burgers and snacks at […]

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Interview with Jenny O. Playing at Variety Playhouse on 5/11

Interview with Jenny O. Playing at Variety Playhouse on 5/11

[ 0 ] May 8, 2013 |

By: Shelby Lum  Jenny O. has been gaining popularity within the LA singer songwriter scene for some time now. From stripped down acoustic shows to playing with a full band, she has been touring the country in support of her most recent album Automechanic. Her music has been featured on True Blood, and her style […]

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AMG Weekend Picks: Shaky Knees Festival, Gladys Knight, IAMX, Assembly of Dust, and more!

AMG Weekend Picks: Shaky Knees Festival, Gladys Knight, IAMX, Assembly of Dust, and more!

[ 0 ] May 2, 2013 |

By: Shelby Lum  Atlanta: the Mecca of Music in the South, and this weekend is no exception. Shaky Knees Festival (May 4th & 5th) will host Band of Horses, The Lumineers, and about 2 dozen more buzz-worthy bands and artists. Gladys Knight will be serenading fans at Wolf Creek Amphitheater on Friday night.  And if […]

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Interview with Penn of Last Good Tooth playing The EARL 5/6

Interview with Penn of Last Good Tooth playing The EARL 5/6

[ 0 ] May 2, 2013 |

By: Shelby Lum If you happen to stumble into an Atlanta diner full of a group of goofy musicians on Monday, you might have found Last Good Tooth‘s hang out for their Atlanta tour stop. While touring the country, Last Good Tooth likes to find a cheap diner to settle down in, and get a […]

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Preview: Pickwick playing The EARL 4/30

Preview: Pickwick playing The EARL 4/30

[ 0 ] April 26, 2013 |

By: Shelby Lum (photo cred: Kyle Johnson) Somewhere in musical history, Seattle become synonymous with rain and new music. From giving the world Jimi Hendrix, to the birthplace of grunge, the rainy state has taken a stance in spearheading new music. Or maybe its all that rain inspring artists left and right. Pickwick is part of the […]

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Interview with Dave from The English Beat playing The Loft 4/25

Interview with Dave from The English Beat playing The Loft 4/25

[ 0 ] April 23, 2013 |

By: Shelby Lum The Beat. Here in the states known as The English Beat. The band has been wandering the planet for over three decades, in front of crowds ranging from huge festivals to intimate bars. Thirty years is nearly unheard of in the music industry  and with that time change, came changes in the bands […]

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Interview with Mitch from Born Ruffians playing The EARL 4/24

Interview with Mitch from Born Ruffians playing The EARL 4/24

[ 0 ] April 22, 2013 |

By: Shelby Lum Driving on long tours can be difficult, but maybe a little easier for Mitch of Born Ruffians considering he doesn’t have a drivers license. “I don’t drive, so I am the dork on tour that doesn’t ever drive,” Mitch said in an interview with Atlanta Music Guide. So the one thing he doesn’t […]

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Interview with Kate Earl playing The Loft Sunday April, 21st

Interview with Kate Earl playing The Loft Sunday April, 21st

[ 0 ] April 19, 2013 |

By: Shelby Lum Many musicians break into a record deal through networking, knowing the right people, or knocking on a lot of doors. Kate Earl found it by nearly getting hit by a car–which she luckily dodged. “I almost got hit by a car,” Kate said. “The driver of that car was my neighbor.” So […]

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Weekend Picks: Magnetic Music Festival, Atlanta Dogwood Festival, and 420 Fest!

Weekend Picks: Magnetic Music Festival, Atlanta Dogwood Festival, and 420 Fest!

[ 0 ] April 18, 2013 |

By: Shelby Lum Atlanta packs in concerts and festivals almost every weekend and this one is no exception! From EDM to Country, and Jam Band Rock, your musical appetite will be fulfilled this weekend.   We’re ready to get our dance on at Magnetic, relax in the meadow at Piedmont Park’s Dogwood Festival, and then get […]

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Interview with Michael from VietNam playing The EARL Sunday 4/21

Interview with Michael from VietNam playing The EARL Sunday 4/21

[ 0 ] April 18, 2013 |

By: Shelby Lum The Brooklyn band has been gaining a significant about of respect in the music arena since its EP in 2007, and after creating the newest album, “an A.merican D.ream” VietNam took to some interesting tactics to raise money for their tour, which they are taking nationally. Check out Atlanta Music Guide’s exclusive interview with […]

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Interview with Matt Costa Playing Vinyl April 21st

Interview with Matt Costa Playing Vinyl April 21st

[ 0 ] April 18, 2013 |

By: Shelby Lum A career ending injury would be a massive mental blow to many. For Matt Costa, it changed his career path towards music. On his way to becoming a top skateboarder, Costa broke his leg at 19 years old, effectively ending his future as a skateboarder. That transition could have been for the […]

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