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AMG’s Summer Music Festival Guide

AMG’s Summer Music Festival Guide

[ 0 ] April 15, 2014 |

Our favorite season is here! For most music lovers festival season beats out Christmas for the most wonderful time of the year slot. We may not have Coachella, but the Southeast has managed to snag some pretty amazing festivals including the world renowned Tomorrowworld, Bonnaroo, and Hangout. It’s easy to get lost in a sea […]

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Moogfest 2014: Single Day Tickets, Schedule by Day & Festival Venues Announced!

Moogfest 2014: Single Day Tickets, Schedule by Day & Festival Venues Announced!

[ 0 ] March 19, 2014 |

Moogfest is a five-day festival held in beautiful Asheville, North Carolina, dedicated to the synthesis of technology, art, science and music lasting from April 23rd through the 27th. Since its inception in 2004, Moogfest has been a magnet for artists, engineers, and enthusiasts of Dr. Robert Moog and his legacy to meet, share, create and […]

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Q&A with Hannah Thomas; Plays Eddie’s Attic July 19th

Q&A with Hannah Thomas; Plays Eddie’s Attic July 19th

[ 0 ] July 16, 2013 |

By Al Kaufman Maybe it is the southern cooking. Maybe it’s having to deal with southern men. But hell if the female musicians we get out of Georgia ain’t bad-ass. Think of the fiercely independent and creative Janelle Monae. Or think of that rough and tumble sweetness of southern rock and blues mama Michelle Malone. […]

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Recap: Essence Music Festival 2013

Recap: Essence Music Festival 2013

[ 0 ] July 9, 2013 |

By: Mychael Ball This past weekend I attended the 2013 Essence Music Festival in the resilient, culture-bursting city of New Orleans, LA! The festival brought out thousands of music lovers from all over the country to see spellbinding performances from some of the most captivating Black American artists in the world. We even had a […]

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What’s Up Thursday?

What’s Up Thursday?

[ 0 ] May 3, 2012 |

Well kids we are rolling into the weekend! We made it! And the best part about this particular weekend is that it is Cinco de Mayo, and the tequila will be flowing! Here are some thoughts about where I think you should be tonight! -Tonight kicks off the beginning of the ten day 500 Songs […]

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New Video from Fun. and Janelle Monae for ” We Are Young”

New Video from Fun. and Janelle Monae for ” We Are Young”

[ 0 ] January 3, 2012 |

She might only have a small role to play, but it’s still exciting to see our lovely Janelle doing some new songs. And Fun. aren’t too shabby either. We’ll be excited to see the band when they return to Center Stage on March 9.  Fingers crossed for a special appearance by our favorite tuxedoed girl!

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If I Were In England Right Now… Atlanta Music In England This Weekend

If I Were In England Right Now… Atlanta Music In England This Weekend

[ 0 ] June 24, 2011 |

By Eileen Tilson Cheerio, Old Chap! Since this is a semi-slow music weekend here in Atlanta, I decided to take a pretend plane ride over to England to partake in festivities that are happening across the pond. Luckily for us, the Georgia music scene is being very well represented in the U.K.! TONIGHT: -Georgia’s own, […]

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AMG Weekend Picks: Big Sandy & His Fly-Rite Boys, Old 97’s, Steamhouse Lounge Oysterfest and More!

AMG Weekend Picks: Big Sandy & His Fly-Rite Boys, Old 97’s, Steamhouse Lounge Oysterfest and More!

[ 1 ] February 24, 2011 |

Put away those boots and coats – Spring is on the way! This weekend is going to be great for the typical early signs of warmer weather that Atlanta relishes in (take that, New York!). We’ll be taking full advantage of the lack of frigid temperatures by hanging out at the annual Steamhouse Lounge Oysterfest […]

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AMG’s Top Atlanta Releases of 2010

AMG’s Top Atlanta Releases of 2010

[ 2 ] December 30, 2010 |

Hey! It’s another Best of 2010 List! We almost chose to forgo the usual list-making duties that every writer/blogger/music-lover/mother-and-your-brother goes through at this time of year, but we just couldn’t stop ourselves from giving these locals another lil’ pat on the back for making us rock out, chill out, and groove on a bit more […]

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Bits and Bobs: The District Attorneys, Janelle Monae, Amy Winehouse, Kylie Minogue and More!

Bits and Bobs: The District Attorneys, Janelle Monae, Amy Winehouse, Kylie Minogue and More!

[ 0 ] November 23, 2010 |

- The District Attorneys will be joined by Black Coffin Thieves and Telegram for a special Thanksgiving show tonight at Smith’s Olde Bar. There will be a heckuva lot of brass, thanks to Telegram’s horn section, which is being kindly lent to The District Attorneys for a few songs. – In other Smith’s Olde Bar […]

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Picture Book: of Montreal, Janelle Monae at Variety Playhouse, November 7

Picture Book: of Montreal, Janelle Monae at Variety Playhouse, November 7

[ 0 ] November 12, 2010 |

By Matthew Smith (www.shadowboxerphoto.com) Full gallery after the jump…

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Bits and Bobs: Prince, Janelle Monae, Madonna, Take That and More

Bits and Bobs: Prince, Janelle Monae, Madonna, Take That and More

[ 0 ] October 15, 2010 |

- The Great Purple One known as Prince announced yesterday that he will be embarking on a huge tour soon, and among those stylish girls and guys who will be joining him (like Sheila E.) is our very own Janelle Monae. He’ll start off the jaunt with a residence in New York, which is fine, […]

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CD Review: of Montreal — False Priest; Playing Variety Playhouse with Janelle Monae, November 6 & 7

CD Review: of Montreal — False Priest; Playing Variety Playhouse with Janelle Monae, November 6 & 7

[ 0 ] September 22, 2010 |

of Montreal False Priest Polyvinyl Records By Scott Roberts On their 10th full-length release False Priest, goofy, but often brilliant, Athens-based band of Montreal and their musical guru Kevin Barnes have temporarily set aside a generous portion of their obvious love of ’60s psychedelia to make way for their inner Prince and Bowie. So, how […]

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Bits and Bobs: Janelle Monae, Fred Schneider, Emma Thompson, Fun Fun Fest

Bits and Bobs: Janelle Monae, Fred Schneider, Emma Thompson, Fun Fun Fest

[ 0 ] August 6, 2010 |

- We’d previously mentioned how Kele’s video for “Everything You Wanted” was our generation’s “Nothing Compares 2 U,” but it seems that we were mistaken. Janelle Monae‘s one-take video from the neck up with a surprising outburst of genuine emotion obviously takes this honor. The video is below, and if you don’t get a little […]

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Bits and Bobs: Emmy Noms, Strange Boys, Gentleman Jesse, Lady Gaga, Robbie Williams and More!

Bits and Bobs: Emmy Noms, Strange Boys, Gentleman Jesse, Lady Gaga, Robbie Williams and More!

[ 1 ] July 8, 2010 |

- The Emmy nominations came in this morning, and it’s a pretty darn impressive list. Bits we’re most excited about? Neil Patrick Harris (two noms!), “Modern Family,” “Return To Cranford” (we’re obviously Britcentric here), Kristen Wiig, John Hamm AND Will Arnett for “30 Rock” guest spots, Alan Cumming, Betty White (SNL), Elaine Stritch (“30 Rock”), […]

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