Photos by Hillery Terenzi, Review by JJ Posway Kitsch is tricky business. Being ironically kitschy only works when everyone knows that’s what you’re doing. It’s a shaky thing to build a career on, but the B-52s made it part of their persona and they had the musical substance to back it up. The band could […]
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Jay Stolar is a soul singer with an arsenal of heart gripping songs. His live performances hark back to the early days of R&B, when it was an artist’s job to connect to every person in the room. As if being a singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist isn’t talented enough, Jay just produced his debut album, which […]
It’s the last weekend in June so you’d better make it count! Cap off the first half of 2013 with a great show this weekend! Athens, GA legends The B-52s hit the Atlanta Botanical Garden this Friday, so hopefully you secured your tickets to this sold out show. If not, there’s still room at Canada […]
We love a good concert announcement, especially one that involves our favorite Atlanta Garden! Today, Atlanta Botanical Garden released their Concerts in the Garden lineup and it has some huge names! The popular outdoor music venue is celebrating its 11th annual season with eight great acts – all performing on the beautiful Great Lawn: Pat […]
Photos by Ken Lackner. Photos of opening act Already Taken, followed by The World’s Greatest Part Band, The B-52’s! Full gallery after the jump…
I hope you’re staying in town this weekend because there are so many great concerts happening! From Rap to Rock to Country, Atlanta has all the genres covered this weekend! Send your tweets & pics to @AtlantaMusic while you’re at the shows and we’ll share them! Friday, July 20- Neko Case with Kelly Hogan at […]
By Ken Lackner Full gallery with Already Taken, Big Head Todd and the Monsters, Classic Addict, David Ryan Harris, Gin Blossoms, Infantree, John Hiatt and the Combo, Mat Kearney, Shawn Colvin, Shawn Mullins and The B-52s after the jump.
– 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 […]
It’s been a scorcher of a week, and now we’re in the final sprint for the weekend! There’s a great selection of gigs coming up in the next few days, from local rock to returning legends. And of course there is the matter of a certain little on sale for Guided By Voices on Saturday […]
Various Artists AthFest 2010 Ghostmeat Records By Eric Chavez Athens and its music scene all have a flavor of their own. Hit acts from The B-52’s and R.E.M., to the Indigo Girls and Bubba Sparxxx have all sprung from Athens, making it one of the most recognized, and diverse, small towns in America. At times, […]
Tickets for The Fred’s Summer Concert Series Go On Sale Monday, March 15 – The B-52s, Cheap Trick and More!
Monday, March 15 is the day Peachtree City’s fabulous Frederick Brown Jr.’s Amphitheater’s summer concert series goes on sale. The line up is:
By Eric Chavez B-52s front man Fred Schneider is back! It’s been years since the groups last LP Funhouse, but not only are the group coming back, but Schneider has a few side projects going for himself, including the group The Superions. Now the Atlanta native will be making his way to The Gold Room […]
The go-go boot wearing Athens natives have just released their first single, "Funplex," off their new album by the same name. Funplex will hit stores March 25; plans for a tour will be announced soon. To purchase the single "Funplex" now and for everything B-52, visit their website.