Athens-based band Futurebirds recently released Hotel Parties, a follow up to 2013’s Baba Yaga, and they are set to play Buckhead Theatre Nov. 27. Stereogum previously premiered “twentyseven,” the first track from the new album, saying the song is “a gleaming, Southern-fried late-twenties-crisis type of song… perfect for a drive through rural nowhere with your arm […]
With 2014 coming to an end, we know there’s only one way you want to spend your New Year’s Eve – at a show! We’ve rounded up the best concerts going on in Atlanta for the final night of the year to help you decide where to be. Bling In The New Year With Cousin […]
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 […]
Some of you might know that the 40 Watt holds an annual, “Athens in Austin”, party at the South by Southwest conference in Austin, Texas. This is our chance to bring some of Athens’ music and culture to people from all over the nation. This year’s party is extra special because it marks Barrie Buck’s 25th […]
Happy Almost-Weekend People! This one is going to rock. From yummy treats at Taste of Atlanta to the marvels and wonders at the Little Five Points Halloween Parade, we’ve got you covered. And if you do pop along to the parade, be sure to find our tent (in front of Criminal Records) with Ticket Alternative. […]
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By Eileen Tilson It’s that time of year again! June 22 though 26, the 15th annual AthFest will be held in downtown Athens. Known as “one of the country’s great indie music festivals,” headlining artists this year will include Futurebirds, Centro-Matic , Guadacanal Diary, Chickasaw Mudd Puppies, Kevin Kinney Band, Nappy Roots, Col. Bruce Hampton […]
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 […]