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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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Ms. Lauryn Hill shares a Christmas song

Ms. Lauryn Hill shares a Christmas song

[ 0 ] December 26, 2015 |

Lauryn Hill previews a version of “A Cradle in Bethlehem” in celebration of Christmas. Although unfinished, she wanted to share the song for the holiday. Hill plans to begin 2016 with two intimate performances. She will be playing the Howard Theatre in Washington, D.C. on Jan. 1, and The Brooklyn Bowl in Brooklyn, New York […]

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Blitzen Trapper release ‘Christmas is Coming Soon,’ donate proceeds

Blitzen Trapper release ‘Christmas is Coming Soon,’ donate proceeds

[ 0 ] December 25, 2015 |

In recognition of the season of giving, Blitzen Trapper is sharing a song off the debut self-titled release, Christmas Is Coming Soon, as a pay-what-you-wish download. All proceeds will go directly to Mercy Corps, whose mission is to alleviate suffering, poverty and oppression by helping to build secure, productive and just communities in some of […]

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‘The Sound of Silence’ gets Disturbed, hits #1

‘The Sound of Silence’ gets Disturbed, hits #1

[ 0 ] December 24, 2015 |

Disturbed’s take on the class Simon & Garfunkel tune “The Sound of Silence” hit number 1 on Billboard’s Hard Rock Digital Songs chart. Maybe it’s the weather. Or the holidays. Maybe frontman David Draiman was just high when he sang the haunting lyrics, as he told Blabbermouth. But “The Sound of Silence” has always held […]

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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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Mill Town Music Hall: All about music

Mill Town Music Hall: All about music

[ 0 ] December 19, 2015 |

  Music venues often indulge in dive reputations, where patrons avoid touching the walls and drink the booze because the tap can’t be trusted. But Mill Town Music Hall, located at 1031 Alabama Avenue in Bremen, Ga., doesn’t offer alcohol. The venue is all about music and the experience. General Manager Steve Bennett says instead […]

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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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