Category: Local Spotlight

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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“Grab ahold of something solid, there’s gonna be an earthquake!” – Atlanta Music Guide chats with Rob Lind of The Sonics

“Grab ahold of something solid, there’s gonna be an earthquake!” – Atlanta Music Guide chats with Rob Lind of The Sonics

[ 0 ] May 15, 2017 |

If ever a band lived up their name, it was The Sonics. Formed in 1960 in Tacoma Washington their brand of high-intensity Rock and Roll took the dance-crazed audiences of the Pacific Northwest by storm. Featuring the other-worldly screams and howls of Gerry Roslie, crunchy guitar work, hard-driving sax and keys and machine gun drums, […]

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Future with Zoey Dollaz at Lakewood Amphitheatre 05/09/17

Future with Zoey Dollaz at Lakewood Amphitheatre 05/09/17

[ 0 ] May 10, 2017 |

Photos by Hillery Terenzi

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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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Atlanta Mess Around Featuring The Gories at The Earl 04/28/17

Atlanta Mess Around Featuring The Gories at The Earl 04/28/17

[ 0 ] April 30, 2017 |

Photos by Hillery Terenzi

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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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Enter to Win An Awesome Record Store Day Prize Pack!

Enter to Win An Awesome Record Store Day Prize Pack!

[ 0 ] April 13, 2017 |

The 10th Anniversary of Record Store Day is April 22, 2017! To celebrate, Atlanta Music Guide is giving away 3 awesome prize packs containing test pressings for everyone from Mastodon to John Coltrane plus some fun schwag! from our friends at Record Store Day: Record Store Day was conceived in 2007 at a gathering of independent […]

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Save the Date: Atlanta Botanical Garden ‘Concerts in the Garden’ On Sale April 21

Save the Date: Atlanta Botanical Garden ‘Concerts in the Garden’ On Sale April 21

[ 0 ] April 10, 2017 |

Tickets for the 15th annual Concerts in the Garden at the Atlanta Botanical Garden go on sale Friday, April 21. Become a Garden member and get discount tickets one week earlier! For this season’s exciting lineup of 11 great shows — including eight in Midtown and three at the Atlanta Botanical Garden, Gainesville — visit www.concertsinthegarden.org. Tickets will be available at www.atlantabg.org […]

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Glass Animals with Jagwar Ma at The New Coca-Cola Roxy Theatre 04/08/17

Glass Animals with Jagwar Ma at The New Coca-Cola Roxy Theatre 04/08/17

[ 0 ] April 9, 2017 |

Photos by John McNicholas – www.johnmcnicholasphotography.com  

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The Sunset District at Smith’s Olde Bar 04/07/17

The Sunset District at Smith’s Olde Bar 04/07/17

[ 0 ] April 9, 2017 |

Photos by Ryan Fleisher – www.ryanfleisher.com

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Georgia Music Investment Act – HB-155 – Passes Final Vote

Georgia Music Investment Act – HB-155 – Passes Final Vote

[ 0 ] March 31, 2017 |

From our friends at Georgia Music Partners: V-I-C-T-O-R-Y! Georgia Music Partners (GMP) is very pleased to announce that the Georgia Music Investment Act – HB-155 – passed the Georgia General Assembly today. This is a significant milestone: the first-ever targeted incentive specifically for music in Georgia. GMP and the Recording Academy Atlanta Chapter have been advocating on […]

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Mastodon at Criminal Records This Friday!

Mastodon at Criminal Records This Friday!

[ 0 ] March 29, 2017 |

MEMBERS OF MASTODON (@MastodonRocks) will be at Criminal Records slinging records in celebration of their new album – Emperor Of Sand (CD/LP) – from 11am-Noon on Friday 03/31/17. Complimentary poster with purchase while supplies last! #mastodon

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Von Grey at Terminal West 03/25/17

Von Grey at Terminal West 03/25/17

[ 1 ] March 27, 2017 |

Photos by Emily Butler – www.emilybutlerphotography.com

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