Category: Festivals

AMG Weekend Picks: Grace Atlanta Caribbean Jerk Festival, Drive Invasion 2013, & More!

AMG Weekend Picks: Grace Atlanta Caribbean Jerk Festival, Drive Invasion 2013, & More!

[ 0 ] August 29, 2013 |

The weekend is almost upon us, which means it’s time for AMG’s Weekend Picks! You’ve made it through the week and it’s getting down to the wire. You’re in luck because not only is there a three day weekend ahead of you, there’s also a stacked lineup of shows in Atlanta! You’ve got plenty of […]

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Interview: Ghost Riders Car Club @ Drive Invasion September 1st!

Interview: Ghost Riders Car Club @ Drive Invasion September 1st!

[ 0 ] August 28, 2013 |

Interview conducted by: Katie Caccavale Drive Invasion is Starlight Six Drive-In’s annual Labor Day weekend festival. It is a full day (10AM-4AM) of bands, classic cult/sci-fi/horror flicks, a car show, t-shirts, and a bunch of vendors. It is one of Atlanta’s biggest and longest running fests. One of the performers is Ghost Riders Car Club […]

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Drive Invasion 2013 is the PLACE TO BE this Labor Day Weekend!

Drive Invasion 2013 is the PLACE TO BE this Labor Day Weekend!

[ 0 ] August 28, 2013 |

Still no plans for this Sunday? PERFECT! Starlight Six Drive-in Theater is hosting Drive Invasion 2013 this weekend! Drive Invasion is Starlight’s annual Labor Day weekend festival. It is a full day (10AM-4AM) of bands, classic cult/sci-fi/horror flicks, a car show, t-shirts, and a bunch of vendors. It is one of Atlanta’s biggest and longest […]

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Riverdale’s Seafood & Beer Festival at the Riverdale Town Center 8/31

Riverdale’s Seafood & Beer Festival at the Riverdale Town Center 8/31

[ 0 ] August 27, 2013 |

The City of Riverdale – Department of Cultural Affairs & Leisure Services presents Riverdale’s Seafood & Beer Festival. The event will be held on Saturday, August 31, 2013 at the Riverdale Town Center from noon until 9:30pm. This signature event, in Riverdale, Georgia, features live music, international beer stations and an alluring display of fish, […]

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Preview: Mad Decent Block Party 2013 @ The Masquerade

Preview: Mad Decent Block Party 2013 @ The Masquerade

[ 0 ] August 6, 2013 |

Mad Decent Block Party, the traveling festival bringing all-day performances and activities, is heading to the Masquerade in Atlanta on Friday, August 9! The Block Party will take over the Masquerade with shows in the outdoor music park and the entire venue. This all-day, all-ages event starts at 1 pm on Friday so come prepared […]

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Recap: Essence Music Festival 2013

Recap: Essence Music Festival 2013

[ 0 ] July 9, 2013 |

By: Mychael Ball This past weekend I attended the 2013 Essence Music Festival in the resilient, culture-bursting city of New Orleans, LA! The festival brought out thousands of music lovers from all over the country to see spellbinding performances from some of the most captivating Black American artists in the world. We even had a […]

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Interview: Teddy Riley and Blackstreet- Performing @ Essence Music Festival July 5th!

Interview: Teddy Riley and Blackstreet- Performing @ Essence Music Festival July 5th!

[ 0 ] June 28, 2013 |

Contributor: Mychael Ball Earlier this week Atlanta Music Guide had the extraordinary opportunity to speak with the award winning and multi-instrumentalist, Teddy Riley. Teddy Riley is known for being the creator of the musical genre, New Jack Swing, as well as being a producer and songwriter to the stars. Being a star in his own […]

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TomorrowWorld Line Up Announced

TomorrowWorld Line Up Announced

[ 0 ] June 27, 2013 |

The line up for TomorrowWorld (taking place at the same location [Bouckaert Farm] as last year’s CounterPoint Festival) has been announced. The venue is about 30 minutes from downtown Atlanta at roughly 9445 Browns Lake Road in Fairburn, GA. The 3-day event expects over 50,000 people per day, with around 30,000 campers in an area labeled Dreamville. Dreamville […]

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Interview: The District Attorneys playing AthFest June 21st!

Interview: The District Attorneys playing AthFest June 21st!

[ 0 ] June 21, 2013 |

Photo by Brittany Gershenhorn AthFest is an annual festival in downtown Athens, GA designed to raise money for music and arts education.  The District Attorneys are no strangers to the festival, having played for the past four years, but this year they’ve got a coveted spot on the Pulaski Street outdoor stage. We got a […]

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Interview: Jameson Elder; Playing @ People’s Fest June 22nd!

Interview: Jameson Elder; Playing @ People’s Fest June 22nd!

[ 0 ] June 21, 2013 |

By: Lindsey Borders Nashville transplant musician, Jameson Elder, who hails from Georgia began his music career as a young child. He started out with piano then gravitated towards guitar and hasn’t put one down since. Ever since he left his hometown of Atlanta to take his music career to the next level in Nashville, Jameson […]

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Music Midtown 2013 Lineup Announced!

Music Midtown 2013 Lineup Announced!

[ 0 ] June 18, 2013 |

The official 2013 Music Midtown lineup has been announced and man, are we stoked! Music lovers will unite once again on Friday, September 20 and Saturday, September 21, at Piedmont Park to enjoy set after set of killer tunes! Tickets will go on sale THIS Saturday, June 22, at 10 AM through all Ticketmaster outlets. […]

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Video Interview: Quiet Hounds; Playing @ AthFest June 21st!

Video Interview: Quiet Hounds; Playing @ AthFest June 21st!

[ 0 ] June 17, 2013 |

Atlanta Music Guide got the opportunity to sit down with up-and-coming Atlanta/Athens band, Quiet Hounds. Between their distinguished sound and their disguised performances, Quiet Hounds put on a show you won’t want to miss! The band will be heading to AthFest THIS Friday, June 21 and will be playing at the Pulaski Street Stage at […]

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Picture Book: Tunes from the Tombs @ Oakland Cemetery June 8th!

Picture Book: Tunes from the Tombs @ Oakland Cemetery June 8th!

[ 0 ] June 10, 2013 |

Photos by Ken Lackner. Blair Crimmins and the Hookers Rod Hamdallah 4th Ward Afro-Klezmer Orchestra The Bonaventure Quartet featuring Amy Pike Wasted Potential Brass Band The Deadfields Rolling Nowhere

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Interview: Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros, Playing @ Midsummer Music Fest 6/15

Interview: Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros, Playing @ Midsummer Music Fest 6/15

[ 0 ] June 6, 2013 |

Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros is headlining the Midsummer Music and Food Festival this year and we were lucky enough to chat with one of its many members, vocalist Jade, about connecting with the audience, bizarre fan interactions and fitting the whole band onstage. What has been one of your most memorable gigs to […]

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2014 Shaky Knees Festival Dates Announced: May 2nd, 3rd & 4th

2014 Shaky Knees Festival Dates Announced: May 2nd, 3rd & 4th

[ 0 ] June 5, 2013 |

A little rain can’t keep a good festival down. In 2014, The Shaky Knees Music Festival will return for three days on May 2nd, 3rd and 4th. If you missed this year’s festival, here’s a nice little recap video with a soundtrack provided by Delta Spirit  

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