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5GB With The Maine; Playing The Loft, Tomorrow, April 24

5GB With The Maine; Playing The Loft, Tomorrow, April 24

[ 0 ] April 23, 2012 |

Arizona indie pop rockers, The Maine, are touring around the country in support of their latest album, Pioneer, and are coming to Atlanta tomorrow at The Loft. Bassist and founding member Garrett Nickelsen joined us before the show for our 5GB series. What’s the first gig you ever attended? Blink 182, New Found Glory, and Midtown What […]

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Q&A with Buzz Osborne of The Melvins; Playing The Loft, April 25

Q&A with Buzz Osborne of The Melvins; Playing The Loft, April 25

[ 0 ] March 27, 2012 |

By Ellen Eldridge I took a deep breath and a heaping dose of “get over it” advice when conquering the overwhelming feeling of trying to come up with insightful questions for a band that has influenced and acted as the undercurrent for so much mainstream music over the last three decades. The Melvins’ own Buzz […]

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What’s Up Monday?

What’s Up Monday?

[ 0 ] March 26, 2012 |

Sometimes it is a good thing just to have a relatively quiet evening. I’m pretty certain that if you spend too much time going to shows, you might forget about the really great ones. Tonight is a quiet eve in Atlanta, but alas here are your choices. -Co-managed by Jay-Z’s Roc Nation imprint, Melanie Fiona’s […]

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What’s Up Tuesday?

What’s Up Tuesday?

[ 0 ] March 20, 2012 |

Today is the 7th day in a row in March that it’s been over 80 degrees. Just broke the record that was set in 1907. Wow, it is officially Spring. OR perhaps Mother Nature decided to skip all of it, and go straight to summer. Either way, enjoy the day! – “Keyboardist/songwriter Thomas Dolby calls […]

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Picture Book: Emilie Autumn at The Loft, February 15

Picture Book: Emilie Autumn at The Loft, February 15

[ 0 ] February 17, 2012 |

By Rebecca McCoy (http://ravynfotografie.webs.com/) Full gallery after the jump.

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AMG Weekend Picks: Idle Warship, Van Dyke Parks, David Wilcox and More!

AMG Weekend Picks: Idle Warship, Van Dyke Parks, David Wilcox and More!

[ 0 ] February 16, 2012 |

The weather outside might be frightful right now, but we have enough great gigs to keep you rock ‘n’ roll ‘n’ cozy. There are legends, newcomers and indie favorites – something for everyone!

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What’s Up Thursday?

What’s Up Thursday?

[ 0 ] February 16, 2012 |

By Eileen Tilson Happy Thursday Atlanta! The days consistently keep getting warmer, and I just can’t help but to think that this little hinting of what was supposed to be winter is about over. There are a lot of great shows happening this weekend, so be sure to clear your calendar. Here are your Thursday […]

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Live Review: Fountains of Wayne at The Loft, February 11

Live Review: Fountains of Wayne at The Loft, February 11

[ 1 ] February 14, 2012 |

By Molly Segers Atlanta power pop junkies, like myself, rejoiced as Fountains Wayne brought their signature verbose pop tunes wrapped up in bouncy rhythms and jangle to The Loft last Friday. Joining them were Atlanta’s own District Attorneys, who had me thinking of bands like The Damnwells and Weezer throughout their set. As for Fountains […]

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5GB With Emilie Autumn; Playing The Loft; 2/15

5GB With Emilie Autumn; Playing The Loft; 2/15

[ 1 ] February 13, 2012 |

By Eileen Tilson Remember what your 3rd grade teacher taught you? “Never judge a book by its cover.” Emilie Autumn might look like a character out of the latest Tim Burton movie, but don’t let looks deceive.  Ms. Autumn is a world-class violinist who has played all over the world before landing herself in an […]

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AMG Weekend Picks: Jordan Knight, Winter Beer Carnival, The Polyphonic Spree and More!

AMG Weekend Picks: Jordan Knight, Winter Beer Carnival, The Polyphonic Spree and More!

[ 1 ] February 9, 2012 |

Happy almost-weekend day everyone! We’ve got great gigs and even a kick ass beer festival to keep you chugging along through this brisk ‘n’ sunny weekend. And don’t forget to check out the tickets going on sale below!

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What’s Up Thursday?

What’s Up Thursday?

[ 0 ] February 9, 2012 |

By Eileen Tilson Hello my little sweet ones! I can’t help but to turn into my 9 year old self right now cause, JORDAN KNIGHT IS IN ATLANTA!! AHHHHH!! He was totally my favorite New Kid! Luckily for you who might not be having fantasies from their childhood, there are a ton of great shows […]

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Atlanta Band To Watch: The District Attorneys Open For Fountains Of Wayne At The Loft Feb. 10

Atlanta Band To Watch: The District Attorneys Open For Fountains Of Wayne At The Loft Feb. 10

[ 2 ] February 8, 2012 |

By Eileen Tilson Nothing makes me prouder to say I am from Atlanta then to watch a band I have know from infancy grow into a force. I met the District Attorneys about a year ago, and have watched contently as they have been featured on mega-blogs such as Large Hearted Boy, My Old Kentucky […]

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Q&A with Adam Schlesinger of Fountains of Wayne; Playing The Loft, February 10

Q&A with Adam Schlesinger of Fountains of Wayne; Playing The Loft, February 10

[ 2 ] February 3, 2012 |

By Al Kaufman Fountains of Wayne is not your typical success story. The New York-based band came up with the name after driving by a yard art store in Wayne, N.J., then quickly signed with Atlantic Records in 1996. They were subsequently dropped after their first two albums did not sell up to Atlantic’s expectations. […]

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AMG Weekend Picks: Eli Young Band, Dirty Guv’nahs, Widespread Panic, The Mountain Goats and More!

AMG Weekend Picks: Eli Young Band, Dirty Guv’nahs, Widespread Panic, The Mountain Goats and More!

[ 0 ] January 26, 2012 |

Wow, this weekend is packed with some big hitters! From indie rock legends to country stars old and new, we’ve got a ton of great gigs coming to Atlanta and the surrounding areas (read: OTP). But a fair few are already sold out, so we hope you got your tickets in advance!

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AMG Weekend Picks: David Berkelely, Evanescence, Tab Benoit and More!

AMG Weekend Picks: David Berkelely, Evanescence, Tab Benoit and More!

[ 1 ] January 12, 2012 |

Happy gloomy Thursday afternoon people! We’re dipping in and out of this chilly weather, but it looks like we’ll have plenty of corkers to keep us out and about, and toasty all the while. It’s a slow-but-sure build up back to the usually packed weekends, and as we look to spring (check out all those […]

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