Category: Gigs

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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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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‘Freaks and geeks’ encouraged to ring in New Year with Dante’s Labyrinth

‘Freaks and geeks’ encouraged to ring in New Year with Dante’s Labyrinth

[ 0 ] December 31, 2015 |

Fairies, gnomes, trolls, maidens, devils, Goblin kings and any other fantasy creature are invited to a fantastical, demented trip through Dante’s Labyrinth at Atlanta’s Masquerade tonight. Ring in the New Year at an event completely different than “typical” New Year’s Eve celebrations found elsewhere. Find your way through the Labyrinth into new possibilities….the only one […]

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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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An evening celebrating the music of the Grateful Dead with The Charlie Fog Band

An evening celebrating the music of the Grateful Dead with The Charlie Fog Band

[ 0 ] December 27, 2015 |

  Known as a Deadheads Grateful Dead tribute, The Charlie Fog Band will make its first ever appearance at Smith’s Olde Bar Jan. 23. The Charlie Fog Band prides itself on taking a true interpretation of the music and not playing note for note in both acoustic and electric. “The Dead never played the same […]

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Folk-rock debut out Jan. 8 from Harvest Thieves

Folk-rock debut out Jan. 8 from Harvest Thieves

[ 0 ] December 22, 2015 |

Texas-based folk-rocker band Harvest Thieves digs deep with personal stories, offering up an enigmatic album of candidness and intensity on its full-length debut, Rival. In lieu of visceral play-by-plays and detail-oriented specifics, the group gathers the most vulnerable message and wraps it in both coded and beautifully shielded lyrics, focusing more on emotions than senses. […]

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ICYMI: T.I., Sister Hazel to headline 2016 Peach Drop

ICYMI: T.I., Sister Hazel to headline 2016 Peach Drop

[ 0 ] December 21, 2015 |

Atlanta-based rapper T.I. and Sister Hazel, a platinum-selling band known for the ‘90s hit “Happy,” are scheduled to headline the 2016 Peach Drop on New Year’s Eve. Sister Hazel also has new album, Lighter in the Dark, which releases in February. This is the first new release in five years. The long-awaited 14-track collection, produced by […]

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What’s Up This Week 12/21-12/23

What’s Up This Week 12/21-12/23

[ 0 ] December 21, 2015 |

Monday, December 21 ATL Collective presents James Brown’s Funky Christmas – A Soul Revue @ Terminal West Genre: Funk, Soul Sounds like: Curtis Mayfield, Marvin Gaye, Stevie Wonder Tickets are $30. Doors open at 7pm. Find Tickets Here! Reuben’s Bell @ Vinyl Genre: Southern Rock Sounds like: Tom Petty, Steve Miller Band, John Fogerty Tickets are […]

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AMG Weekend Picks 12/18-12/20

AMG Weekend Picks 12/18-12/20

[ 0 ] December 18, 2015 |

Friday, December 18 Vince Guaraldi’s A Charlie Brown Christmas Night @ The EARL (+Sat. Dec. 19) Genre: Christmas, Classical Sounds like: Bing Crosby, Nat King Cole, Harry Connick, Jr. Tickets are $12. Doors open at 9pm. Ages 21+. Find Tickets Here! Rising Appalachia w/ Arouna Diarra, Brock (of Little Tybee) @ Variety Playhouse Genre: World […]

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Grammy-nominated Highly Suspect to play Tabernacle Dec. 18

Grammy-nominated Highly Suspect to play Tabernacle Dec. 18

[ 0 ] December 16, 2015 |

  Highly Suspect has been busy this year. Over the summer, the band released its debut album, Mister Asylum, which quickly became one of the best selling debuts of 2015 by a new rock act. They toured with Catfish And The Bottlemen, played Bonnaroo for the first time, and received tons of hype for their […]

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Tool plays Atlanta Jan. 25: check out opening band, 3Teeth

Tool plays Atlanta Jan. 25: check out opening band, 3Teeth

[ 0 ] December 11, 2015 |

  An industrial/multi-media quartet from Los Angeles, 3TEETH, will be performing in support of Tool at the Infinity Energy Arena, Monday Jan. 25. The guys, who got together in 2013, evoke the likes of early Nine Inch Nails, Godflesh and KMFDM. 3Teeth prides itself on mounting an intense a/v attack on their audience. Combining scathing […]

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AMG Weekend Picks 12/11-12/13

AMG Weekend Picks 12/11-12/13

[ 0 ] December 11, 2015 |

Friday, December 11 T. Hardy Morris & The Hardknocks @ The EARL Genre: Shrill-Wave Sounds like: Hiss Golden Messenger, Lydia Loveless, Nikki Lane Tickets are $12. Doors open at 9pm. Find Tickets Here! SPINES 7″ Release Show w/ Man Up, Yancey and Tracer Metula @ Drunken Unicorn Genre: Post Garage Noise Rock Sounds like: Chunder, […]

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Ex-Black Lips & Diamond Rugs guitarist Ian Saint Pé plays The Earl Friday Dec. 11

Ex-Black Lips & Diamond Rugs guitarist Ian Saint Pé plays The Earl Friday Dec. 11

[ 0 ] December 10, 2015 |

Former Black Lips & Diamond Rugs guitarist Ian Saint Pé has been touring recently with his eponymously titled new project Saint Pé (featuring former members of Turf War, Gringo Star, Zoners and Concord America), sharing bills with friends such as Dead Confederate’s T. Hardy Morris, Natural Child & Bobby Bare, Jr. They play The Earl […]

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