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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 Weekend Picks: Broken Social Scene, Please PleaseRock Me, The Dynamites and More!

AMG Weekend Picks: Broken Social Scene, Please PleaseRock Me, The Dynamites and More!

[ 0 ] February 10, 2011 |

Hope everyone is doing fine battling the crazy “snow storm” we got last night. No? It’s pretty much all melted now? Oh well, it was pretty and unobtrusive while it lasted, which is all we can really ask for. Because that means nothing has been postponed/canceled and we can all go and rock out this […]

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CD Review: The Booze — At Maximum Volume; Playing Star Bar, March 12

CD Review: The Booze — At Maximum Volume; Playing Star Bar, March 12

[ 2 ] February 7, 2011 |

The Booze At Maximum Volume Underrated Records By Eric Chavez Good music not only requires amazing influences, it demands it. With such influences as The Rolling Stones, The Kinks, The Faces and The Jam, it is only destined that The Booze become a noteworthy rock band in their own right. And so they do. With […]

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AMG’s Weekend Picks: Sealions, Dr. Dog, Lissie and More!

AMG’s Weekend Picks: Sealions, Dr. Dog, Lissie and More!

[ 1 ] February 3, 2011 |

February is here, and it looks like the gig-going is finally back in full swing. This weekend is a packed one, with a rock ‘n’ roll legend, indie heroes, brilliant locals and more! And don’t forget to check out our on sales at the bottom.

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AMG Weekend Picks: Adron, Team Luis, Soulphonics & Ruby Velle and More!

AMG Weekend Picks: Adron, Team Luis, Soulphonics & Ruby Velle and More!

[ 1 ] January 27, 2011 |

Brrrr. Our fair city has yet to break out of this massive cold snap, but that’s no reason to stay at home! We’ve got a good selection of rocking shows to keep you moving and warm (and the few beers you’ll probably be having won’t hurt either). And you can look forward to sunnier times […]

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AMG Weekend Picks: Wu Tang Clan, “A Charlie Brown Christmas,” Old School Saturday and More!

AMG Weekend Picks: Wu Tang Clan, “A Charlie Brown Christmas,” Old School Saturday and More!

[ 0 ] December 16, 2010 |

Brrrr! We hope you are all staying cozy with this lil’ cold kick we’re getting. At least it’s making us feel the proper holiday spirit – after all, how can you feel Christmassy when it’s too hot to drink your hot chocolate? In the spirit of the season, we have some lovely holiday shows up […]

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Picture Book: Back Pockets, Lera Lynn at Star Bar, November 18

Picture Book: Back Pockets, Lera Lynn at Star Bar, November 18

[ 0 ] November 29, 2010 |

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

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AMG Weekend Picks: Roger Waters, Grinderman, The Posies, Junip and More!

AMG Weekend Picks: Roger Waters, Grinderman, The Posies, Junip and More!

[ 0 ] November 18, 2010 |

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!

AMG Weekend Picks: Jason Isbell, Me First and the Gimme Gimmes, Jeff Daniels, Judi Chicago and More!

[ 0 ] October 28, 2010 |

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.

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AMG Weekend Picks: Little Tybee, Indigo Girls, The Dalai Lama and More!

AMG Weekend Picks: Little Tybee, Indigo Girls, The Dalai Lama and More!

[ 0 ] October 14, 2010 |

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.

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CD Review: Weapons of Audio — Bipolar; Playing Star Bar, October 21

CD Review: Weapons of Audio — Bipolar; Playing Star Bar, October 21

[ 4 ] October 13, 2010 |

Weapons of Audio Bipolar Unsigned By Eric Chavez If there is one thing you cannot do, it’s define what kind of sound that Weapons of Audio have created for their album Bipolar. There’s a little hip-hop, some electronica, a bit of pop, some rap, even a little slice of blues.  With all these sounds, does the […]

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Bits and Bobs: Andre Williams, East Atlanta Strut, Massive Attack, N.E.R.D.

Bits and Bobs: Andre Williams, East Atlanta Strut, Massive Attack, N.E.R.D.

[ 0 ] September 10, 2010 |

- 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 […]

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Live Review: Miniature Tigers, Young Orchids, Lera Lynn at Star Bar, August 20

Live Review: Miniature Tigers, Young Orchids, Lera Lynn at Star Bar, August 20

[ 0 ] August 24, 2010 |

By David Courtright; photo by Sam Parvin On a line-up of very disparate but talented performers, Athens’s Lera Lynn and Atlanta’s own Young Orchids joined Phoenix’s Miniature Tigers at the Star Community Bar last Friday. It was pouring outside, the water in the street sluicing toward the meeting of the five points, but the crowd […]

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AMG Weekend Picks: The Whiskey Gentry, Jack Johnson, Scissor Sisters, Donna Summer and More!

AMG Weekend Picks: The Whiskey Gentry, Jack Johnson, Scissor Sisters, Donna Summer and More!

[ 0 ] August 19, 2010 |

Wow, this weekend is going to be a big one. Fancy pants charity functions, camp and glorious glam rock ‘n’ roll, bizarre-o comedy, a disco diva and more. Basically something for everyone. And of course we have our usual round up of on-sales. Here’s what you have to choose from:

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Bits & Bobs: Interpol, Garrison Keillor, Miniature Tigers, Trailer Vic’s Beach Party, Sufjan Stevens and More!

Bits & Bobs: Interpol, Garrison Keillor, Miniature Tigers, Trailer Vic’s Beach Party, Sufjan Stevens and More!

[ 0 ] August 17, 2010 |

- As you may have noticed in our Weekend Picks post, Interpol are bringing moody dark synths and guitars to The Tabernacle on November 1 and Metric will be coming on October 28. – For those who like their twee stories of cold states in America told in a slow, thoughtfully-measured way, Garrison Keillor is […]

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