Category: Atlanta Music News

Party in the Park Artist Spotlight: Minus the Bear

Party in the Park Artist Spotlight: Minus the Bear

[ 0 ] May 13, 2014 |

  Minus The Bear is a Seattle-based,  indie-rock band that has earned quite a name for themselves in the festival circuit, playing high profile fests across the country, including: Riot Fest, Lollapalooza, Sasquatch, Coachella and Bonnaroo. The group emerged on the indie music scene in 2001 with the release of their EP titled, This is […]

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Atlanta Jazz Festival: Late Night Love Riot with Jon Batiste & Stay Human

Atlanta Jazz Festival: Late Night Love Riot with Jon Batiste & Stay Human

[ 0 ] May 12, 2014 |

“Jazz music is America’s only original art form, and…Atlanta, with its growing reputation as an international center of the arts and education, has both the opportunity and the responsibility to promote an art form whose roots are indigenous to the South.” Atlanta Mayor Maynard Jackson spoke these words when he founded the original Atlanta Jazz […]

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The Pizza Underground Ft. Macaulay Culkin @ Mammal Gallery, 3/19

The Pizza Underground Ft. Macaulay Culkin @ Mammal Gallery, 3/19

[ 0 ] February 20, 2014 |

Recently, the Internet has been fixated upon the Pizza Underground, a New York City band that plays Velvet Underground covers with pizza-themed song titles and lyrics. An initial hook to this pie-based news was that Macaulay Culkin plays kazoo and vocals. Little is known about the band, except that, according to their Bandcamp page, they […]

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Party in the Park 2014 Lineup Announced!

Party in the Park 2014 Lineup Announced!

[ 0 ] February 19, 2014 |

Party In The Park Is Back! GIRL TALK, MGMT, THE JOY FORMIDABLE and STOKESWOOD are coming to rock CENTENNIAL OLYMPIC PARK on May 17! Presale tickets are available THIS WEEKEND ONLY (February 21-23) using the promo code AMG. *Presale price is available from 2/21 at Noon until 2/23 at 11:59pm.       Tickets go […]

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Q&A With Kirk Waldrop of Nine Times Blue; Playing Smith’s Olde Bar 2/21

Q&A With Kirk Waldrop of Nine Times Blue; Playing Smith’s Olde Bar 2/21

[ 0 ] February 17, 2014 |

By Al Kaufman Atlanta’s Nine Times Blue have made quite a name for themselves. Besides their raucous live shows at Smith’s Olde Bar, they released Falling Slowly in 2012. The Grammy-winning Don McCallister-produced album garnered the hit single, “Falling Slowly.”  The guitar fueled, power-pop quartet follow that up with a six-song EP, Matter of Time. […]

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Nick Monaco @ The Sound Table TONIGHT!

Nick Monaco @ The Sound Table TONIGHT!

[ 0 ] January 31, 2014 |

What’s happening ATL? Come hang out at The Sound Table TONIGHT with Nick Monaco from Dirtybird Records, Soul Clap Records, and Wolf + Lamb! Nicavitch and IRL resident Elio Stereo will be open up the night for Nick Monaco. Don’t miss this! You still have 3 hours to score your $5 tickets! Check out the […]

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Interview with Paul Thorn; Playing @ Eddie’s Attic, February 2

Interview with Paul Thorn; Playing @ Eddie’s Attic, February 2

[ 0 ] January 30, 2014 |

Paul Thorn has been pleasing crowds for years with his muscular brand of roots music – bluesy, rocking and thoroughly Southern, yet also speaking universal truths. The Tupelo, Mississippi native worked in a furniture factory, jumped out of airplanes, and was a professional boxer before sharing his experiences with the world as a singer-songwriter. Pimps […]

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R. Kelly’s Album Release Party @ Fuego Lounge, January 17

R. Kelly’s Album Release Party @ Fuego Lounge, January 17

[ 0 ] January 10, 2014 |

If you’re looking for something fun to do Friday, January 17, head north up to Fuego Lounge in Duluth to party with V-103’s Greg Street and the “Trapped in the Closet” librettist himself, R. Kelly! They’ll be celebrating the release of the new album Black Panties along with a birthday or two. Limited advanced tickets […]

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Pretty Lights To Host A Seminar For Members Of The Recording Academy On 4/24!

Pretty Lights To Host A Seminar For Members Of The Recording Academy On 4/24!

[ 0 ] January 3, 2014 |

Save the date – Grammy Nominated Artist Pretty Lights is coming to Atlanta on Thursday, April 24! Derek Vincent Smith (Pretty Lights) will host an exclusive seminar for Atlanta Chapter members of The Recording Academy and give an insider’s look into how he created the songs on A Color Map of the Sun, which is […]

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Q&A with Michelle Malone; Plays Eddie’s Attic New Years’ Eve

Q&A with Michelle Malone; Plays Eddie’s Attic New Years’ Eve

[ 0 ] December 27, 2013 |

By Al Kaufman It’s been a busy year for Atlanta’s preeminent blues mama, Michelle Malone. While she spent the whole year on tour behind 2012’s Day 2 album, she also found time to collaborate with Rocky Mountain Slides to make a guitar slide bearing her name. And, more importantly, she just put the finishing touches […]

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Lisa Kelly Tickets On Sale Friday, 12/13 at 9AM!

Lisa Kelly Tickets On Sale Friday, 12/13 at 9AM!

[ 0 ] December 11, 2013 |

Multi-platinum selling recording artist Lisa Kelly hails from Dublin. Best known through her performances with Irish music phenomenon Celtic Woman, Lisa has toured the globe performing in some of the world’s most prestigious venues including Carnegie Hall, Radio City Music Hall, Orchard Hall Tokyo, the Sydney Entertainment Center and more. With Celtic Woman, Lisa has entertained […]

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Sing For Your Life Season 2: Live Auditions Part 1 Thursday, December 5th!

Sing For Your Life Season 2: Live Auditions Part 1 Thursday, December 5th!

[ 0 ] December 3, 2013 |

Sing For Your Life is a singing competition that took Atlanta by storm in late 2012. The show stood out immediately in the local music scene as something fresh and unique. With 200+ live audience members each week, thousands of YouTube hits and local and national coverage, the Top 12 Contestants became Atlanta household names. […]

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SEVYN STREETER – In Store Appearance & CD Signing @ DBS Sounds – Friday, December 6th @ 5:30PM

SEVYN STREETER – In Store Appearance & CD Signing @ DBS Sounds – Friday, December 6th @ 5:30PM

[ 0 ] December 3, 2013 |

At 26 years old, Amber “Sevyn” Streeter has already lent her pen to tracks for an elite roster of R&B players including Chris Brown, Brandy, Kelly Rowland, Alicia Keys and Estelle. Streeter recently signed with Atlantic Records and has released her debut album in which her soulful, urban sound is finally in the spotlight. Atlantic […]

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Smith’s Olde Bar Teams Up with the Atlanta Community Food Bank for the Holiday Season

Smith’s Olde Bar Teams Up with the Atlanta Community Food Bank for the Holiday Season

[ 0 ] November 13, 2013 |

‘Tis the season to give! Starting the day before Thanksgiving, Wednesday, November 27th Smith’s Olde Bar will be respectfully asking for a 2 can donation or a $2 donation at the door at all shows (Music Room as well as Atlanta Room shows). This will be Smith’s 20th year helping the Atlanta Community Food Bank. […]

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Interview: Interstellar- Album Release Show @ The Basement, 11/15!

Interview: Interstellar- Album Release Show @ The Basement, 11/15!

[ 0 ] November 12, 2013 |

The journey began a couple of years ago in England where songwriter, and British native, Sid Wilson first starting penning new material. Upon arriving on American soil, further songs were written, and subsequently the band, Interstellar, came together. Interstellar blend their innovative songwriting with a psychedelic shoegazery, rolling along in their anthemic rock n roll […]

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