Can you feel it folks? Fall is properly in the air. We have leaves changing color and everything – and it’s not just from the lack of water. It’s the perfect crispy cool weather for taking in some great rock shows. Whether you want aging legends, need-to-know newbies or locals with their foot firmly in […]
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AMG Weekend Picks: Jason Isbell, Me First and the Gimme Gimmes, Jeff Daniels, Judi Chicago and More!
Boo! Hope I didn’t scare you – but it’s already that time again. That’s right – despite the balmy weather outside, it’s Halloween! We have our own spooky recommendations over HERE, but here’s a round-up for the whole weekend, scary or not.
CD Review: Martina Topley Bird — Some Place Simple; Playing The Fox Theatre with Massive Attack, October 29
Martina Topley Bird Some Place Simple Honest Jon’s / Ipecac Records By Giles Turnbull Martina Topley Bird is a name you might have come across, without even knowing. Some Place Simple is her third solo album, but she has been featured on albums by Tricky, David Holmes, Primus and Gorillaz, to name but a few. […]
We’ve got quite a lineup this weekend. Hometown heroes returning to Atlanta, up-and-coming acts, a legendary beer festival, and the Dalai Lama. That’s quite a lot to live up to, Georgia.
By David Courtright For one who has never seen a band like The National live, the pre-show speculation can be vast and sundry. How can a band who makes music like they do pull it off live? What works with their sound is their slow, pleading malaise. They craft slow-burn songs out of a deep […]
Is fall here yet? Almost? Well, at least we have some slightly cooler weather so we can chill out with King of Pops and others at the East Atlanta Strut on Saturday. And there is still plenty of indoor entertainment to rock out to in air conditioned heaven – comedy, rock ‘n’ roll, killer dance […]
By Ken Lackner Full gallery after the jump
- The legend that is Andre Williams, writer for stars like Stevie Wonder and Parliament Funkadelic, will be playing Star Bar with The Subsonics and The Mission Creeps tonight, Friday, September 10. You want to “Shake A Tail Feather” tonight? Well, you’re in luck, because this man wrote the song. – Next weekend is the […]
Jenny and Johnny I’m Having Fun Now Warner Brothers By Al Kaufman Those who complain that Rilo Kiley does not have enough Jenny Lewis will have the same problem with Jenny and Johnny. Jenny and her flame, Johnathan Rice, basically trade songs on their coming out disc, relegating the other person to back-up harmonies and […]
AMG Weekend Picks: Athens PopFest, Today the Moon, Tomorrow the Sun, Rosanne Cash, Kathy Griffin, Dragonette
We’ve got some great heavy hitters coming to Georgia this weekend. From country royalty to indie legends, local heroes to sassy comediennes, not to mention a band fresh from playing to a 2000-person Lollapalooza crowd; it’s going to be a full weekend for our fair state. Don’t forget to check out our on-sales below too!
- As you probably noticed via our exclusive tweet over the weekend, Massive Attack will be coming to The Fox on October 29 for a show with Thievery Corporation. The presale starts tomorrow, August 4 at 10 a.m. (password: RIVAL). – In other exciting show announcement news, the funnest party of the year will probably […]
AMG Weekend Picks: Young Orchids, Caddy Shack, Ariel Pink’s Haunted Graffiti, Deer Tick and Crowded House!
We’re all looking forward to a weekend inside, with cool drinks and the AC turned up way, way high. So for this week’s Weekend Picks, we’re staying away from the outdoor events and have even included a movie at The Fox, because when it gets this hot, sometimes you just want to sit in a […]
- Rosanne Cash, country star and daughter of the legend that is Johnny Cash, will be signing her book, Composed, at Agnes Scott College’s Presser Hall on August 14. The event is presented by The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Decatur Book Festival (AJC DBF) and Yuengling Beer and is hosted by Agnes Scott and A Cappella Books, […]
One of the most influential indie rock bands of all time – The Pixies – recently announced an extension of their Doolittle 20-year anniversary tour, with 11 shows in the U.S., including a stop at Atlanta’s Fabulous Fox Theater on Monday, September 13. The 14-track record was the second full-length release for The Pixies and featured some […]
By David Courtright As the dawn of the Internet and subsequent decline of major label music is reshaping how music is made, understood and distributed, it could strike one as sadly ironic to hear an old rocker sing, “My, my, hey, hey/Rock and roll is here to stay.” In his opening song, “My, My, Hey, […]