As many children who grow up to be music-heads, there was some concert or event, that totally made you who you are. For me, that was The Who. My dad worshiped that band, and thus The Who was my first concert. I was blown away. Fortunately, we live in a city where all of these […]
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Feel that folks? It’s the lack of unbearable heat in our fair city. Yup, that’s right – the bearable heat has returned to Atlanta. Which means that fall can’t be far behind right? If you stand still long enough in the early morning or late at night (which is more likely, right?), you’ll even feel […]
By Catrina Maxwell Indie crossovers Death Cab for Cutie played to a sweaty but energetic crowd of giddy fans on Thursday night. The band played a packed set that saw them try out some new tracks from their latest release, Codes and Keys, including the “VH1 Storytellers”-featured song “You Are A Tourist,” which was warmly […]
We are so spoiled for choice this weekend! There are huge names galore, and of course there’s some great local gigs, as well as a couple of comedy legends thrown in for good measure.
Oh thank the Heavens, it’s Thursday! Thursday is definitely the new black. Here are a couple of cool events to get your weekend started right! -Death Cab for Cutie will be taking their coolness out to Alpharetta at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater, playing with Frightened Rabbit. -Have you had a chance to check out The […]
By Cory Albertson I imagine optimism incarnate to look somewhat like Dolly Parton. This past Wednesday, Parton burst onto the Verizon Amphitheatre stage, glittering fiddle in hand and decked out in a blinding white satin dress smattered in silver sequins. Seeing her gleefully flounce around to a mashup of Katrina and the Waves’ infectious “Walking […]
A couple of oldies but goodies are descending upon our little city tonight, so make sure you spend your hump day doing something fun! -There might be a lot of blonds in Tinseltown, but no one can command the stage like Ms. Dolly Parton. Check out the Queen of Twang herself at the Verizon Wireless […]
Review and photos by Ellen Eldridge. Full gallery after the jump. The scene out in front of the Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre held a magical nostalgia with too-young-to-be-hippies camped out with babies and dogs waving fingers in the air to signal the need for a free ticket in. To a casual observer, it would appear a […]
-The residents of Alpharetta are gonna be bouncing in their khaki shorts as Cleveland’s favorite hip-hop son, Kid Cudi, blows out the speakers with his musical wizardry at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre. Joining him on stage is Chip Tha Ripper. – The Mayor of Little Five Points, AKA Team Luis, presents his FREE show at […]
Folks, we know it’s unbearably hot outside. So we’ve got a list of awesome shows that are (almost all) guaranteed to help you keep your cool. Or they will at least have you enjoying yourself so much that you’ll forget that you’ve just sweated out your weight in water. And, to remind you that cooler […]
Now that the holiday weekend is over, live music is fully back on a roll. One of our favorite venues, The EARL, celebrates its 12th anniversary with a weekend of amazing shows, and we fully recommend that you stop by and raise a glass in the great club’s honor. And by the looks of the […]
Death Cab for Cutie Codes and Keys Atlantic By Al Kaufman Thanks to iTunes and other sites, the concept of the album is all but gone. Bands still release CDs, but they are just afterthoughts. They put their “reach out and grab you” song first, usually something a bit different as the third or fourth […]
Happy Mothers Day weekend everyone! Hope you didn’t forget. Maybe some of these options will help with last-minute gifts. Or, maybe you need a little treat for yourself after brunch, shopping, tea etc. with your mother. At any rate, we have some great stuff for you to choose from, whether it’s a local music charity […]
Lent is coming to an end this weekend, so why not celebrate a little early by indulging in some rock ‘n’ roll? Atlanta’s local music scene will be out in full force with some great gigs this weekend!