Category: Local Spotlight

Music That Rocks At Food That Rocks!

Music That Rocks At Food That Rocks!

[ 0 ] May 3, 2016 |

For the first time, our friends at Taste of Atlanta are bringing us Food that Rocks: A Celebration of Sandy Springs! Saturday, May 14 from 7-11pm, over 20 of Sandy Springs’ best restaurants will offer food tastings, wine, beer, and cocktails! And the fun doesn’t stop there! An all-star line-up of local artists are also taking the […]

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Atlanta Botanical Gardens Concert Series On Sale Now!!

Atlanta Botanical Gardens Concert Series On Sale Now!!

[ 0 ] April 22, 2016 |

Tickets for the 14th annual Concerts in the Garden are on sale! This season’s exciting lineup includes five great shows on the Great Lawn in Atlanta and three shows at the Ivester Amphitheater in Gainesville.  Become a Garden member and get discount tickets. Tickets are available in person at Garden admissions or online at concertsinthegarden.org.  

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Today is Georgia Music Day!!

Today is Georgia Music Day!!

[ 0 ] March 2, 2016 |

Georgia Music Partners (GMP) cordially invites you to attend the Georgia Music Day Event! Wednesday, March 2nd 2016 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM At the State Capitol in downtown Atlanta.     Georgia Music Day is your opportunity to be a part of the collective voice of Georgia Music Partners as we address our lawmakers on the key […]

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Atlanta Jewish Music Festival Boasts A Little Something For Everyone!

Atlanta Jewish Music Festival Boasts A Little Something For Everyone!

[ 0 ] January 25, 2016 |

The 7th Annual Atlanta Jewish Music Festival (AJMF7) kicks into full swing this Spring with a diverse line-up of local, national and international Jewish musicians. This year’s festival runs March 10th through March 27th and features 16 events in Jewish and public venues across the Greater Atlanta area. From Opening Night Jazz sets by the […]

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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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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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DJ Shadow’s Liquid Amber imprint gears up for DJ Harrison cassette release

DJ Shadow’s Liquid Amber imprint gears up for DJ Harrison cassette release

[ 0 ] December 13, 2015 |

DJ Shadow has taken yet another young artist under his wing for a release with the burgeoning Liquid Amber imprint. The first taste of DJ Harrison’s Songs From The Black Water EP, out Friday Dec. 18 exclusively on a limited run of cassettes, is now available in the form of a Soundcloud sampler featuring several […]

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Owner of Ken Stanton Music picks best album of 2015

Owner of Ken Stanton Music picks best album of 2015

[ 0 ] December 6, 2015 |

Kenny Stanton has music in his blood. His father, Kenneth E. Stanton, founded Ken Stanton Music in 1949 to bring music to the six schools in Cobb County at the time, with a music program where Stanton would provide the instruction and the instruments at a cost of one dollar per student. The Cobb County […]

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Art and music worlds collide when fan makes mic stands for bands

Art and music worlds collide when fan makes mic stands for bands

[ 0 ] November 7, 2015 |

Jason Dozer has been creating metal microphone stands for some of his idols, such as James LaBrie of Dream Theater and Marilyn Manson. Dozer tells his inspiring story below, where he started out as a metal shop owner with the freedom to pursue projects he wanted. The fan and artist soon became a sought-after craftsman. […]

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ATL Insider: Plan A Night At The Fox Theatre

ATL Insider: Plan A Night At The Fox Theatre

[ 0 ] August 27, 2015 |

One of the oldest and most beautiful venues in Atlanta, The Fox Theatre is one of our favorite places to see a show (or a movie, or play, or anything really). With its starry sky ceiling and beautifully ornamented walls, it’s a magical place that also happens to have fantastic acoustics. Whether you’re getting ready […]

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AMG Picks: Top 10 Karaoke Bars in Atlanta

AMG Picks: Top 10 Karaoke Bars in Atlanta

[ 0 ] April 10, 2015 |

We’ve all been there. 2 a.m. surrounded by our closest friends, too many empty shot glasses, and one empty stage calling your name, haunting you, reminding you of all your rock star ambitions. We’re talking about karaoke! This is our love song (pun intended) to the ancient art form practiced by kings and perfected by the inebriated […]

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Interview w/ Davin McCoy, Playing @ Eddie’s Attic 12/27

Interview w/ Davin McCoy, Playing @ Eddie’s Attic 12/27

[ 1 ] December 17, 2014 |

Hailing from Marietta, GA, Davin McCoy has been heating up the Atlanta music scene for quite some time and recently released his sophomore album, Whiskey Sexy, which was recorded in just two weeks. Davin will be returning to Eddie’s Attic on Saturday, Dec. 27 for what is sure to be a very special, intimate performance. We […]

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Local Spotlight: Ruby Velle & The Soulphonics, Playing @ The Earl 12/27

Local Spotlight: Ruby Velle & The Soulphonics, Playing @ The Earl 12/27

[ 0 ] December 9, 2014 |

The sound of soul resides blissfully in the heart of Atlanta local band Ruby Velle & The Soulphonics. The first time I saw Ruby Velle perform live before my very eyes, I was absolutely blown away by not only the sheer magnitude of Velle’s powerful vocals, but also the pure, soulful sound created by the 7 […]

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Local Spotlight: Terminal West

Local Spotlight: Terminal West

[ 0 ] December 3, 2014 |

The King Plow Arts Center is the home of Terminal West, one of Atlanta’s most popular venues. The arts center can be found in West Midtown, Atlanta on Marietta Street. In 1902, the factory was bought by Clyde Lanier King and two partners, and renamed the Atlanta Agricultural Works. The site went through its share […]

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Home For The Holidays: Carols From ATL Locals

Home For The Holidays: Carols From ATL Locals

[ 0 ] November 20, 2014 |

If you love supporting local artists and have a great appreciation for holiday tunes, then check out the list of holiday songs we’ve complied from all of your favorite Atlanta artists! “Blue Christmas” by Collective Soul Back in 1995 artists like Tori Amos, Billy Pilgrim and Atlanta-own Collective Soul got together to create a compilation Christmas album. […]

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