Looks like it was a busy weekend, with a fabulous awards show, an epic U.K. festival and more. Here’s some bits and bobs we think you should know about: – The famed frozen yogurt company Pinkberry has opened its first Georgia shop on Cobb Parkway. Atlanta Dish was there and has some crazy yummy-looking pics. […]
It’s that marvelous time again, Friday! There’s a ton of great things to look forward to, with some brilliant shows by indie heroes, young rock ‘n’ rollers, local faves and rock legends. Not to mention a few very special World Cup games (USA on Saturday, and England on Sunday!).
Hip-hop legends Public Enemy are bringing the Fear Of A Black Planet: 20th Anniversary Tour to Atlanta’s Center Stage on Tuesday, September 14. Tickets go on sale this Saturday, June 26 – GET TICKETS HERE.
We’re about 99% sure that anyone who has seen Aziz Ansari, loves Aziz Ansari. Whether it be from the two-season MTV skit comedy show “Human Giant,” from his role as Tom Haverford on the NBC comedy “Parks and Recreation,” or even as Raaaaaaaaandy (yes, that’s eight A’s) his “comedian alter-ego” created for the Adam Sandler/Seth Rogen movie Funny People – nobody […]
Save on bug-spray this year and let someone else handle the grill. Atlanta knows how to throw down for America – here are a couple suggestions on how and where to celebrate our nation’s independence. Saturday, July 3 – Blair Crimmins and the Hookers at the EARL Not only will a Blair Crimmins and the […]
AMG Weekend Picks: Collective Efforts, Silversun Pickups, The Features, Frankie Valli Tribute and More!
Friday, June 18 – Collective Efforts and Vonnegutt at Smith’s Olde Bar Old school ATL hip hop group Collective Efforts traded in the turntables for a full band and added just the right amount of funk and soul to their live performances. It’s possible the CE crew have finally found themselves after nearly a decade […]
Born after a late night revelation, the three-piece band of sisters Alejandra and Claudia Deheza (On!Air!Library!) and Benjamin Curtis (Secret Machines) was named School Of Seven Bells. Referencing the mythical South American pick-pocket academy that may or may not have existed in the ’80s, School Of Seven Bells combines elements of dream-pop, IDM and unintentionally abstract lyrics creating […]
It’s getting hotter, more humid and grossly muggy in Atlanta – time for outdoor weekend festivals! This weekend is the 3rd Annual Art-B-Que in Avondale Estates – and to us, that means rad local art & crafts, delicious BBQ and some of the coolest bands intown! The band lineup for the Art-B-Que is looking good. […]
Thursday, June 10 – Creative Loafing Relaunch Party at The Sound Table If you haven’t already RSVP’d at clatlanta.com/relaunch you might have to get creative about how get in (see what we did there?). Creative Loafing has a new look and wants everyone to see it! What better way to show off the new duds then to throw […]
One of the most influential indie rock bands of all time – The Pixies – recently announced an extension of their Doolittle 20-year anniversary tour, with 11 shows in the U.S., including a stop at Atlanta’s Fabulous Fox Theater on Monday, September 13. The 14-track record was the second full-length release for The Pixies and featured some […]
English musician Jamie Lidell recently announced a slew of North American tour dates (hooray!) including Atlanta – at the EARL – on Wednesday, September 22 (hip-hip-hooray!) Supporting his most recent LP Compass, Lidell has also released a new music video for the very soulful and very funky “I Wanna Be Your Telephone.” Jamie Lidell Wednesday, September […]
Sleepy Sun – Open Eyes from ATP Recordings on Vimeo. Walking into a Sleppy Sun show will make you feel like you’ve walked back in time when raw rock ‘n’ roll was raw because it was new and the word “vintage” wasn’t thrown around to make your thrift store pants look cool. The haziness is authentic […]
Nashville psych-garage duo JEFF the Brotherhood return to the fine city of Atlanta Saturday, July 31 at 529. Brothers Jake and Jamin Orrall have been recording, creating and performing for most of their lives. Now with their new band, the semi-veteran bros in their early 20s are finding out people really dig their music. A great lineup including The […]
The Fat Boy Chronicles Taps Into the ATL Music Scene For Soundtrack – Movie Premier June 30 at The Plaza Theater
Inspired by a true story, The Fat Boy Chronicles reveals the emotionally painful world obese teens experience in the face of a thin-obsessed society. At age 14, 5’5″ Jimmy weighs in at 187 pounds. Outside the comfort of his family and church, life for Jimmy is a constant struggle. The cruel taunts of his classmates make […]
The Swell Season – Low Rising from estampie on Vimeo. Friday, May 28 – The Swell Season, Justin Townes Earle at Atlanta Symphony Hall Even if you don’t think you know The Swell Season, chances are you probably do. Irish musician Glen Hansard and Czech singer/pianist Markéta Irglová starred in the 2007 hit indie film […]