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AMG Weekend Picks 6/20-6/22

AMG Weekend Picks 6/20-6/22

[ 0 ] June 20, 2014 |

Friday June 20th Prince Paul @ MJQ Concourse  Doors open at 11pm. Tickets are $15. Online and phone sales end at 4pm on the day of the show Mood Rings w/ Wild Mocassins @ Eastern Sea @ 529 Forming  from mists of solid-state polished chrome out of cavity closets, Mood Rings fought against the constraints of […]

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Your Guide to AthFest 6/20-6/22

Your Guide to AthFest 6/20-6/22

[ 0 ] June 19, 2014 |

AthFest 2014 It’s that time of year again and for those of you who have never experienced AthFest..here are 3 reasons why it is a must: 1. The outdoor stages and Artist Market are free to the general public so what’s to lose?! 2. It is for a good cause. AthFest, Inc., a  non-profit organization, supports local music and […]

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Georgia Theatre Announces Fall 2014 Lineup

Georgia Theatre Announces Fall 2014 Lineup

[ 0 ] June 18, 2014 |

THIS JUST IN. The Georgia Theatre in Athens has just revealed a killer line up of artists set to grace their stage through the fall 2014 season. According to the Georgia Theatre, this is only the first installment of several announcements to come regarding the fall lineup. Check back for more information, Atlanta Music Guide is […]

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VIP Music Industry Mixer at the 40 Watt Club

VIP Music Industry Mixer at the 40 Watt Club

[ 0 ] April 15, 2014 |

How does a free event mingling with music industry folks sound for a hump day pick-me-up? Come learn about MusiCares and the Grammy’s for one night only at the 40 Watt Club in Athens! There will be drinks provided and door prizes including free studio time, concert tickets, and vocal lessons, and all you have […]

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Interview: Family and Friends; Playing @ The Drunken Unicorn, 2/22

Interview: Family and Friends; Playing @ The Drunken Unicorn, 2/22

[ 0 ] February 20, 2014 |

They’ve barely been a band for a year, yet Family and Friends has made quite the name for themselves in both Athens and Atlanta. Band members Mike MacDonald (Guitar, Vocals), Casey Harper (Vocals), JP McKenzie (Electric Guitar), Tuna Fortuna (Bass), Maria Kindt (Viola, Vocals), Jandro Rios (Percussion) and Ryan Houchens (Percussion, Vocals) have an electric […]

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AthFest 2013 Coverage

AthFest 2013 Coverage

[ 0 ] June 24, 2013 |

AthFest 2013 was as busy as ever this year, the streets packed with music fans of all different persuasions. I couldn’t catch every show obviously, but I’ve compiled a list of the top five most notable shows I did see. My Top Five Most Notable Shows of AthFest 2013 Cult of Riggonia – Farm 255 […]

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Interview: The District Attorneys playing AthFest June 21st!

Interview: The District Attorneys playing AthFest June 21st!

[ 0 ] June 21, 2013 |

Photo by Brittany Gershenhorn AthFest is an annual festival in downtown Athens, GA designed to raise money for music and arts education.  The District Attorneys are no strangers to the festival, having played for the past four years, but this year they’ve got a coveted spot on the Pulaski Street outdoor stage. We got a […]

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Video Interview: Quiet Hounds; Playing @ AthFest June 21st!

Video Interview: Quiet Hounds; Playing @ AthFest June 21st!

[ 0 ] June 17, 2013 |

Atlanta Music Guide got the opportunity to sit down with up-and-coming Atlanta/Athens band, Quiet Hounds. Between their distinguished sound and their disguised performances, Quiet Hounds put on a show you won’t want to miss! The band will be heading to AthFest THIS Friday, June 21 and will be playing at the Pulaski Street Stage at […]

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Interview: Family and Friends; Headlining @ The Drunken Unicorn June 12th!

Interview: Family and Friends; Headlining @ The Drunken Unicorn June 12th!

[ 0 ] June 11, 2013 |

As these things so often do, Family And Friends began as a lowly seedling of inspiration. “Good music, good people.” A stalk gave yield to branches. One became six, a collective of musicians by trade, lovers by spirit. Inspired by a life worth living, the Fam and Pals remained rooted with three ambitions in heart, […]

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Interview with John of High Strung String Band Playing at Smith’s Olde Bar on Friday, March 15th

Interview with John of High Strung String Band Playing at Smith’s Olde Bar on Friday, March 15th

[ 0 ] March 13, 2013 |

By: Shelby Lum Some bands will take the easy way out when producing, composing, and creating music. High Strung String Band has taken specific steps to keep the integrity of folk and bluegrass music in their style, even if it means it is more difficult for them. In the traditional bluegrass fashion, the band has […]

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5GB With Five Eight: Playing The Earl Tonight, May 4th

5GB With Five Eight: Playing The Earl Tonight, May 4th

[ 0 ] May 4, 2012 |

Athen’s rockers, Five Eight, have made their scene on the Bulldog town, having toured with the likes of R.E.M., Cheap Trick, and more.Their songs have lyrical depth and they are bringing that intensity to The Earl tonight, and joined us for our 5GB series. What’s the first gig you ever attended? In 1978 I was […]

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Terminal West: Atlanta’s New Home For Music On The Westside

Terminal West: Atlanta’s New Home For Music On The Westside

[ 0 ] September 26, 2011 |

By Eileen Tilson You might not be familiar with Robert Shaw and Alan Sher, but you will. For the past three years these two fellas have been putting on some of the coolest shows in the growing Westside Atlanta, and they have being doing them all on their own. “What people weren’t realizing is that […]

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Live Review: Guadalcanal Diary at AthFest, June 25; Playing Smith’s Olde Bar, July 2

Live Review: Guadalcanal Diary at AthFest, June 25; Playing Smith’s Olde Bar, July 2

[ 2 ] June 27, 2011 |

By Scott Roberts; photos by Sue Volkert “I was looking at our set list,” mused principal songwriter/lead singer/rhythm guitarist Murray Attaway halfway through Guadalcanal Diary’s headlining appearance at AthFest this past Saturday, the first of their two planned 30th anniversary reunion shows (the second will be this coming Saturday at Smith’s Olde Bar in Atlanta), […]

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Georgia Theatre Reopens with Shows by Big Boi, Drive-By Truckers, Gillian Welch and More

Georgia Theatre Reopens with Shows by Big Boi, Drive-By Truckers, Gillian Welch and More

[ 0 ] June 1, 2011 |

We’re so excited to see that Athens’ legendary Georgia Theatre will be reopening its doors on August 1, almost two years after the building was almost destroyed by fire. The historic venue will be celebrating with two weeks of shows, featuring local heroes, touring favorites and more. Check out the lineup below. Tickets go on […]

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Mission of Burma, Apples in Stereo, Keith John Adams and More Scheduled to Perform at Athens Popfest – August 10-14

Mission of Burma, Apples in Stereo, Keith John Adams and More Scheduled to Perform at Athens Popfest – August 10-14

[ 2 ] May 24, 2010 |

The 2010 Athens Popfest, scheduled August 10-14 in various venues across Athens, has announced a stellar lineup of performers including Mission of Burma, Apples in Stereo, Keith John Adams, Joe Jack Talcum (Dead Milkmen), indie-pop legends Go Sailor, and over 60 more. A limited number of $40 full festival passes are available online until Friday, May 28. Tickets will then rise in […]

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