By Al Kaufman Ron Pope writes and sings music from the heartland, both literally and metaphorically. He can play sensitive folkie or all out rocker, and does both on his recent release, Atlanta, but his songs always feel sincere without drifting into egocentric waters. A Marietta native who currently calls New York home, Pope just [...]
CD Review: Mathis Hunter — Soft Opening; Playing The EARL with Noot D’Noot and The Selmanaires March 5
Mathis Hunter Soft Opening Shakedown Records By Julia Reidy Mathis Hunter, longtime mainstay of the Atlanta music community, former member of The Selmanaires and one of the founders of psych-funk collective Noot d’Noot, puts forth his first solo effort with Soft Opening. The LP spans 10 tracks and makes good on all of Hunter’s already [...]
Jimmy Buffett’s annual stop in Atlanta will be April 27th this year at Aaron’s Amphitheatre at Lakewood. Tickets are on sale now via Ticketmaster Jimmy Buffett and the Coral Reefer Band will perform at Aaron’s Amphitheatre at Lakewood as part of Jimmy Buffett’s “Under The Big Top” Tour 2010.
If you didn’t win the tickets for Nouvelle Vague‘s show at The Loft tomorrow that we just gave away, don’t worry, you can still buy them from Ticket Alternative. It’ll be an incredible show, with the French cool kids doing their usual covers of ’80s new wave and punk hits in a hip bossa nova [...]
World of Dosh “circles and squares”, set 1 (finale) from Chumm® on Vimeo. Martin Luther King Chavez Dosh, AKA Dosh, tours and plays with folks like Andrew Bird, who features on Dosh’s own records, along with folks like Bonnie “Prince” Billy and Mike Lewis. He’s just announced a spring tour, which will be stopping in [...]
You can get a splendid deal for the fabulous Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings‘ show at Center Stage on May 13. The pre-sale for the show is now on sale at Ticket Alternative. But get them soon – the pre-sale only lasts until Friday, February 19 at noon.
CD Review: George Winston — Love Will Come: The Music of Vince Guaraldi, Vol 2; Playing Presser Hall at Agnes Scott College
George Winston Love Will Come: The Music of Vince Guaraldi, Vol 2 By Eric Chavez Looking for that little something to calm your nerves and put a smile on your face? Grammy-award winning solo pianist George Winston knows a thing or two about how to tickle the ivories for that effect. The disc, a collection [...]