Category: AMG Weekly

Atlanta’s Own, Big Jesus, Debuts Album “Oneiric” At Criminal Records on 9/30

Atlanta’s Own, Big Jesus, Debuts Album “Oneiric” At Criminal Records on 9/30

[ 0 ] September 27, 2016 |

Atlanta’s own, Big Jesus, is releasing their debut album with an in-store performance at Criminal Records this Friday, September 30 at 7PM. BIG JESUS contrasts loud and heavy fuzz-laden tones with soft, pop-melodic vocals to create their own unique brand of music. The result is dreamy, ethereal rock n’ roll that’s multi-faceted and powerful: Loud and soft; […]

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2017 Sweetwater 420 Fest Line-up Announced!

2017 Sweetwater 420 Fest Line-up Announced!

[ 0 ] September 20, 2016 |

A 420 Fest first, Widespread Panic will take the stage two nights, playing four sets, and Trey Anastasio Band will perform two sets headlining one night. The 420 Fest lineup features SLIGHTLY STOOPID, TROMBONE SHORTY & ORLEANS AVENUE, DARK STAR ORCHESTRA, ANDERS OSBORNE, TWIDDLE, SISTER SPARROW & THE DIRTY BIRDS AND HIP ABDUCTION with more headliners and 45 […]

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We Love WildPitch Music Hall!  A List of Upcoming Events

We Love WildPitch Music Hall! A List of Upcoming Events

[ 0 ] August 3, 2016 |

WILDPITCH, a new way of experiencing music, has some awesome upcoming events featuring a variety of established and emerging special guests from across the electronic music spectrum! Come dance, explore and create with us as they bring you the best in the Underground!! August 6th (Saturday) Danny Howells Digs Deeper All Night: Danny is a DJ with a style […]

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June 11th- Take a Trip Down Memory Lane at Old School Saturday!!

June 11th- Take a Trip Down Memory Lane at Old School Saturday!!

[ 0 ] June 8, 2016 |

This Saturday, June 11th 9:00 pm – 2:30 am enjoy all old school music all night at The Sheraton Atlanta Hotel!! Old School Saturday is an event that happens once or twice a month that attracts 2500+ quality “old-schoolers” for a night of dancing and reminiscing. Since 2003, they have proudly delivered one of the VERY BEST “EVENT” […]

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Win Tickets To See Peking Duk @ The Basement EAV!!!

Win Tickets To See Peking Duk @ The Basement EAV!!!

[ 0 ] February 5, 2016 |

Win a pair of tickets to see Australian EDM duo Peking Duk, tomorrow night (Saturday, Feb. 6) at The Basement in East Atlanta! Enter Here! We’ll contact the winner the morning of the show!    

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Win Tickets to an Evening at The Fox With Patty Griffin and Co.!

Win Tickets to an Evening at The Fox With Patty Griffin and Co.!

[ 0 ] February 2, 2016 |

GRAMMY® Award-winning singer/songwriter Patty Griffin is teaming with fellow artists Sara Watkins and Anaïs Mitchell for a major U.S. tour and voter engagement drive in conjunction with the League of Women Voters. The “Use Your Voice Tour 2016,” produced by Columbia Artists Management LLC, gets underway Friday, Feb. 12 at St. Petersburg, FL’s Mahaffey Theatre […]

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Shaky Knees 2016 Lineup Announced!

Shaky Knees 2016 Lineup Announced!

[ 0 ] January 11, 2016 |

The much-anticipated 2016 Shaky Knees Music Festival lineup is finally here and we couldn’t be more pumped! This year’s festival is in a new location once again – Centennial Olympic Park in downtown Atlanta. Get your knees ready to shake because this lineup is out of this world. This year’s lineup features headliners Florence + […]

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AMG Weekend Picks 1/8-1/10

AMG Weekend Picks 1/8-1/10

[ 0 ] January 8, 2016 |

Friday, January 8 Deerhunter @ Variety Playhouse Genre: Experimental, Noise, Rock Sounds like: Atlas Sound, Panda Bear, Animal Collective Tickets are $20 advance, $22 day of show. Doors open at 7:30pm. Find Tickets Here! Lee Bains III & The Glory Fires @ The EARL Genre: Rock & Roll Sounds like: Lydia Loveless, Jason Isbell, Drive-By […]

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5GB interview: The Shadowboxers, playing Terminal West Jan. 9

5GB interview: The Shadowboxers, playing Terminal West Jan. 9

[ 0 ] January 7, 2016 |

  The Shadowboxers band is based in Atlanta, where founding members Scott Schwartz, Matt Lipkins and Adam Hoffman experienced an almost-instantaneous musical compatibility when they first started jamming. Together with drummer Cole McSween and bassist Carlos Enamorado, they’ve forged a cohesive sound based on a shared reverence for the strong, taut harmonies of Simon & […]

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Ten Story Relapse releases ‘Boxes’: Long-time fans explain passion

Ten Story Relapse releases ‘Boxes’: Long-time fans explain passion

[ 1 ] January 5, 2016 |

  We humans store things in boxes. We take what we can’t hold onto or use at the current time and we stuff it into a box. People, places and things all fit into boxes. Ten Story Relapse titled it sixth album Boxes to illustrate this idea. But the band’s story started earlier, sketched out […]

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Musicians to stream online concert Jan. 30 to benefit Paris attacks victims

Musicians to stream online concert Jan. 30 to benefit Paris attacks victims

[ 0 ] January 5, 2016 |

  A streaming benefit concert for those affected by the Paris terrorist attacks will be held Jan. 30, organizers say. Streaming for Paris started as an idea by a group of industry professionals and nonprofits shortly after the Nov. 13 attacks in Paris. They hope to raise at least $55,000, according to a press release. […]

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Railroad Earth to play Variety Playhouse Jan. 14, 15

Railroad Earth to play Variety Playhouse Jan. 14, 15

[ 0 ] January 4, 2016 |

  Railroad Earth released its album Ashes and Dust in collaboration with Warren Haynes in 2015 and the band plans to continue touring, making a stop in Atlanta to play Variety Playhouse Jan. 14 and 15. Get tickets to the Railroad Earth shows at the band’s website. Members of Railroad Earth don’t losing sleep about what […]

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CBM Records scouts unsigned artists via ReverbNation

CBM Records scouts unsigned artists via ReverbNation

[ 1 ] December 30, 2015 |

The chance to get signed to CBM Records comes not as a contest or promotion, the label says. CBM Records has had a great relationship with Reverbnation for some time, label owner Kimberly James said. James and ReverbNation co-founder Lou Plaia met at music conferences and became friends. James said she respects and admires his […]

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Mastodon’s ‘Asleep In The Deep’ named Best Metal Video of the Year

Mastodon’s ‘Asleep In The Deep’ named Best Metal Video of the Year

[ 0 ] December 29, 2015 |

  Loudwire announced its top ten list of best metal videos produced in 2015 and Mastodon’s “Asleep in the Deep” topped the list. “Mastodon are truly in a league of their own, not only creating music that beckons labeling them as their own genre, but crafting brilliant music videos like ‘Asleep in the Deep,’” Loudwire […]

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Funk, soul and rock ‘n’ roll at Variety Playhouse New Year’s Eve

Funk, soul and rock ‘n’ roll at Variety Playhouse New Year’s Eve

[ 0 ] December 28, 2015 |

Two funk-based bands are set to help fans ring in the New Year at Variety Playhouse in Atlanta. The Motet, from Colorado, is a world-class improvisational funk band that has dedicated more than a decade to the healing powers of funky dance music. The band has a long-standing tradition of putting on a musical costume […]

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