England’s Arctic Monkeys are scheduled to perform at this year’s Music Midtown and in addition to already playing some new tracks live, the band have released the official video for their new song Do I Wanna Know?
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The official 2013 Music Midtown lineup has been announced and man, are we stoked! Music lovers will unite once again on Friday, September 20 and Saturday, September 21, at Piedmont Park to enjoy set after set of killer tunes! Tickets will go on sale THIS Saturday, June 22, at 10 AM through all Ticketmaster outlets. [...]
The Stone Roses have released the trailer for their documentary Made Of Stone. The trailer includes footage of Mani’s famous meltdown at Music Midtown in 1995. (see the bottom video at 1:20) The documentary was directed by acclaimed mini-series This Is England director Shane Meadows. Trailer below, footage of Music Midtown below that. For more [...]
Still recovering from Music Midtown? We are too, hence the late blog today! Tonight is a little slower than normal and that’s okay by us! Here’s our Monday picks! Tonight at Smith’s Olde Bar, The Wallflowers. Most well-known for their 90′s hits like One Headlight, they just released a new album, Glad All Over. Unfortunately, [...]
Alright, so the Music Midtown lineup is pretty sweet this year! There is something for everyone whether it be rock, dance music, or rap! The gates open at 4PM today and Van Hunt kicks off the festival! Of course, we’ll be tweeting and blogging away this weekend, but we want to hear from you! Tweet [...]
Where will you be this weekend? There is a ton going on in Atlanta and the weather is supposed to be beautiful! Friday, May 18 – Adron with Special Guest Daniel Clay at Eddie’s Attic This singer, songwriter is bringing a playful, youthful sound to the Atlanta music scene. Her voice is sweet and she [...]
By Justin Lyons Music Midtown made a welcome return last fall in a new format, but 2012′s edition certainly made more of a splash with a star-filled line-up announcement. While many festivals use social media and creative campaigns to get their line-ups out, Music Midtown used an old fashioned technique: a press conference. A few [...]
By Eileen Tilson; photos by Ken Lackner Well, for its first year back, Music Midtown 2011 ended with a bang, literally, as Coldplay shot off fireworks into the Piedmont Park sky. After our week of interviews with the bands, Atlanta was set for a great time. The day was littered by musicians as Atlanta’s The [...]
What a weekend! There’s celebrations of the city’s best, new wave heroes, and a few extra-special festivals too. And with the unbearable heat long gone (knock on wood), we can run around the city all day and all night and not worry about melting into the pavement. So go forth and rock out!
By Eileen Tilson One of the most buzzed about bands at Music Midtown this year, The Joy Formidable was conceived by music-obsessed friends Ritzy Bryan and Rhyddian Dafydd when they were both students in Wales. With rampant success in the U.K., the band came into the U.S. with a bang, playing sold out shows in [...]
By Eileen Tilson Oh how we love Andy Hull! The disgruntled, ADD-ladden lead singer of Manchester Orchestra, known for his ironic ways will be gracing Music Midtown this year, and he agreed to be a part of our 5GB Music Midtown series happening all week! What is the the first gig you ever went to? [...]
To kick off Music Midtown week, Atlanta Music Guide will be posting interviews all week with some of the performers! First up, Atlanta’s own Elijah Jones, lead singer of The Constellations and everyone’s favorite bad boy, joined us for our 5GB series. A man of few words, Elijah gets right to the point. What is the [...]
Happy Music Midtown week! I know you might be saving up all of your energy for Music Midtown, but this week is filled with great concerts! Here’s a couple of things to kick off your week! -Brooklyn by way of Texas indie electro band, Neon Indian, will be taking over Heaven at the Masquerade. [...]
By Al Kaufman With The Big Roar, The Joy Formidable created the album that people in England have been waiting for years to hear. Ever since the Welsh trio offered up the 2009 eight-song EP A Balloon Called Moaning fans have been clamoring to see what the guitar-heavy shoe gazers would do with a big [...]
By Eileen Tilson If you have kept your ear close to the music scene these days, you would hear some news of an old favorite pastime of Atlanta. Live Nation Atlanta President and Music Midtown founder Peter Conlon and Mayor Kasim Reed announced that Music Midtown will return to Atlanta Saturday, September 24 after a five-year [...]