Tag: guadalcanal diary

AMG Weekend Picks: Florence and the Machine, Washed Out and More!

AMG Weekend Picks: Florence and the Machine, Washed Out and More!

[ 0 ] June 30, 2011 |

This holiday weekend is shaping up to be a hot one! There’s some incredible shows going on, most of which are sold out so we hope you bought your tickets in advance. And then of course there are some great Fourth of July events too. Have a burger and a beer for us!

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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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AMG Weekend Picks: Fitz and the Tantrums, Wanda Jackson, British Sea Power and More!

AMG Weekend Picks: Fitz and the Tantrums, Wanda Jackson, British Sea Power and More!

[ 0 ] April 14, 2011 |

Wow. What a weekend! Not only do we have the Atlanta Mess-Around at The EARL, but we also have some great free events too: Dogwood Festival, Foursquare Day, and the almighty Record Store Day! And then there is a major on sale going on for a couple of great reunited southern indie rock bands, so […]

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Q&A with Murray Attaway of Bomber City; Playing The EARL with Tiger! Tiger!, August 13

Q&A with Murray Attaway of Bomber City; Playing The EARL with Tiger! Tiger!, August 13

[ 0 ] August 11, 2010 |

By Scott Roberts During the “golden age” of southern jangle-pop in the 1980s, few bands had the energy, humor, eclecticism, and pure musical chops of Marietta’s (and later, the World’s!) Guadalcanal Diary. After the band broke up near the end of that magical decade, singer/songwriter Murray Attaway enjoyed a respectable solo career, re-formed the band […]

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