Category: Atlanta Music News

Atlanta Artists on the Rise: Hartle

Atlanta Artists on the Rise: Hartle

[ 0 ] October 21, 2014 |

Michael Hartle seems to already have enough on his plate as a 2nd year student at Georgia Tech majoring in Computer Science, but he is also taking over the Atlanta DJ scene one show at a time! Keep reading to find out how he got started, his musical influences and what his plans are for […]

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Photobook: Georgia Music Hall of Fame 36th Annual Awards

Photobook: Georgia Music Hall of Fame 36th Annual Awards

[ 0 ] October 17, 2014 |

On October 11, 2014 the who’s who of music in Georgia gathered to honor the 2014 inductees of the Georgia Music Hall of Fame. Inductees included: Lady Antebellum –Performer Award Wet Willie – Group Award Danny Beard – Non Performer Award Ed Roland – Songwriter Jeff Foxworthy – Spoken Word Francine Reed – Pioneer Award […]

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Welcome to Atlanta: Imagine Music Festival

Welcome to Atlanta: Imagine Music Festival

[ 0 ] July 30, 2014 |

Fall festival season in Atlanta is fast approaching and we’ve got a lot to look forward to this year- Music Midtown, TomorrowWorld, PARKLIFE and Outkast. And now, on top of all that musical madness, there’s a new kid in town – Imagine Music Festival. Imagine Music Festival (IMF) is a two-day dance music festival presented […]

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Interview with AJ & MarLa Ghent of AJ Ghent Band, Playing Smith’s Olde Bar on 8/1

Interview with AJ & MarLa Ghent of AJ Ghent Band, Playing Smith’s Olde Bar on 8/1

[ 0 ] July 28, 2014 |

  “I’ve learned to accept and understand that I will probably never fit in, and that’s something I’m okay with.” -AJ Ghent His steel guitar skills are masterful. His voice is irresistible. His band is impeccable. His name is AJ Ghent and his band is the AJ Ghent Band. Formed in 2012, this Atlanta band […]

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Festival Season Hangover? We’ve Got Your Cure

Festival Season Hangover? We’ve Got Your Cure

[ 0 ] July 9, 2014 |

image source: thetravelramble.co.uk ————————— Are you rockin’ body paint to work under your corporate clothes? Does your arm reek of the odors of tattered, months-old festival wristbands? Do you find yourself sporting an authentic Native American headdress to the grocery store? Have you been hippie dancing & hooping in your backyard while your speakers blare your favorite concerts? ————————— If […]

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July 4th LIVE @ W Atlanta – Buckhead

July 4th LIVE @ W Atlanta – Buckhead

[ 0 ] June 26, 2014 |

  Celebrate America’s birthday in style at one of Atlanta’s most luxurious hotels! W Atlanta Buckhead, in conjunction with Bowe Inc, presents July 4th Live. DJs, drinks and, of course, a firework spectacular- this 21 and up event will be unlike any of 4th of July bash you’ve ever attended. The evening’s entertainment will feature the musical stylings of the W Worldwide […]

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Mastodon to Host Listening Party at Planetarium on 6/23

Mastodon to Host Listening Party at Planetarium on 6/23

[ 0 ] June 20, 2014 |

In celebration of their brand new studio album, Once More ‘Round The Sun, metal band Mastodon will host a listening party on June 23rd at the Fernbank Science Center. The album is set to be released the following day, June 24th, by Reprise Records. This super special listening party will take place at the Jim Cherry Memorial […]

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Thursday Concerts 6/19

Thursday Concerts 6/19

[ 0 ] June 19, 2014 |

ATL Collective Presents: Crosby Stills & Nash Album with The Shadowboxers @ Eddie’s Attic  On Thursday June 19th, ATL Collective is presenting their most harmonious album to date. Yes, Crosby Stills and Nash. Already singing along i.e their 1969 debut album? Yeah, us too. They’ll be back at their old home of Eddie’s Attic for […]

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Live Tunes for Tuesday 6/17

Live Tunes for Tuesday 6/17

[ 0 ] June 17, 2014 |

Bas @ Vinyl  Not the typical motivational charge or coming-of-age story. Then again, there’s very little typical about Parisian export turned Queens expert Bas, the first artist signed to J. Cole’s Dreamville imprint, a label partnership with Interscope Records. The multilingual Bas, who’s been ably accompanying Cole on tour, fires his first official shot across […]

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Live Music for Monday 6/16

Live Music for Monday 6/16

[ 0 ] June 16, 2014 |

  David Dondero w/ Coyote Bones featuring Madeline @ The EARL “This is the sound of a man on fire. Smart, funny and honestly out of his mind; but he comes back long enough to sing about it. One of the best singer/songwriters I’ve ever heard.” – Bob Boilen, NPR Tickets are $8 in advance, […]

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Amplify Decatur: Concerts Combating Poverty

Amplify Decatur: Concerts Combating Poverty

[ 0 ] June 16, 2014 |

Did you know that families make up 40% of the homeless in DeKalb county? Sadly, it’s true. That’s why its the mission of Amplify concerts to leverage the universal love of music to raise money and awareness for excellent charities fighting poverty at the local level. Amplify concerts strive to end homelessness and poverty by drawing […]

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Fast Cars, Surprise Stars & Turnt Up Tunes

Fast Cars, Surprise Stars & Turnt Up Tunes

[ 0 ] June 5, 2014 |

As you probably already know, Gumball 3000 Supercars & Exclusive concert is making a stop at Centennial Olympic Park on Thursday, June 5th, but what exactly can you expect from this supercar event and exclusive concert? Let us break it down for you with three of our favorite words: cars, celebs & music. Have you […]

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Gumball 3000 Auto Rally To Hit The Streets of Atlanta

Gumball 3000 Auto Rally To Hit The Streets of Atlanta

[ 0 ] May 19, 2014 |

  Ladies and gentleman, start your engines! The Gumball 3000 rally is coming to Atlanta for one incredible night of music and the most extraordinary auto rally ever to hit streets of Atlanta.  Now celebrating its 16th year, this tour has never been to Atlanta until now.  The Gumball 3000 tour includes a route that […]

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Party in the Park Artist Spotlight: MGMT

Party in the Park Artist Spotlight: MGMT

[ 0 ] May 15, 2014 |

  Best known for their hits like, “Your Life is a Lie,” “Kids,” and “Electric Feel,” MGMT has been in the game since 2002. Well, they kind of accidently stumbled into the game. Ben Goldwasser, one of the founding members of the group, put it like this, “It just came from us hanging out, messing […]

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Party in the Park Artist Spotlight: The Joy Formidable

Party in the Park Artist Spotlight: The Joy Formidable

[ 0 ] May 14, 2014 |

  SPIN called The Joy Formidable’s music “ambitious… drenched in fuzzy bass, propelled by… driving percussion… the album transforms ear-stabbing reverb into something pretty, airy, girly, and sometimes dark.” While The Guardian praised the band as “darkly joyous soft-loud racket.” There’s no doubt that reviewers LOVE The Joy Formidable and if you don’t yet, you will […]

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