Category: Atlanta Music News

Hunter Hayes Comes to KSU!

Hunter Hayes Comes to KSU!

[ 0 ] March 3, 2016 |

Hunter Hayes is coming to Fifth Third Bank Stadium at Kennesaw State University on Saturday, April 16, 2016 at 7:45pm. Get your tickets here! Hailed as a “country-rock-blues guitar hero in the making” by the Los Angeles Times, five-time GRAMMY nominee Hunter Hayes is a singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist who roared onto the music scene with his Platinum-selling, […]

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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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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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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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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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Time-lapse video of Incendia’s Fire in the Sky

Time-lapse video of Incendia’s Fire in the Sky

[ 0 ] January 3, 2016 |

Incendia is a concept borne of the love, appreciation for, and possibilities that lay within the nature of a simple flame, its website says. “Marrying the worlds of design, art, and science, a breathtaking environment has been created, thanks to the mathematical grace and precision of the geodesic concept coupled with the application of a […]

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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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CBM Records scouts unsigned artists via ReverbNation

CBM Records scouts unsigned artists via ReverbNation

[ 1 ] December 30, 2015 |

The chance to get signed to CBM Records comes not as a contest or promotion, the label says. CBM Records has had a great relationship with Reverbnation for some time, label owner Kimberly James said. James and ReverbNation co-founder Lou Plaia met at music conferences and became friends. James said she respects and admires his […]

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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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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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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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Adele plays Philips Arena Oct. 2016: tickets on sale Dec. 17

Adele plays Philips Arena Oct. 2016: tickets on sale Dec. 17

[ 0 ] December 15, 2015 |

  Adele will play Philips Arena in Atlanta Oct. 28 and 29, 2016, in support of her wildly popular album, 25. Tickets will go on sale Thursday Dec. 17 at 10 a.m. at live.adele.com/north-america/, Ticketmaster.com, Philips Arena Box Office, by phone (800-745-3000) and at all Ticketmaster outlets.  

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