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AMG Weekend Picks: Journey, Incubus, Kaiser Chiefs, Ray LaMontagne, & More!

AMG Weekend Picks: Journey, Incubus, Kaiser Chiefs, Ray LaMontagne, & More!

[ 0 ] September 16, 2011 |

Wow! As the end of September rolls around there are a ton of cool concerts and events going on throughout this city. Bieber sitings, Usher, Ray LaMontagne, and so, so, so much more! Honestly this might be one of those weekends you wish you could teleport yourself to several events at once! Enjoy your weekend […]

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What’s Up Thursday?

What’s Up Thursday?

[ 0 ] September 15, 2011 |

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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AMG Weekend Picks: Soulphonics, Decatur BBQ, Blues and Bluegrass Fest, Ken Ford and More!

AMG Weekend Picks: Soulphonics, Decatur BBQ, Blues and Bluegrass Fest, Ken Ford and More!

[ 0 ] August 18, 2011 |

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 […]

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Picture Book: Death Cab for Cutie at Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre, August 11

Picture Book: Death Cab for Cutie at Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre, August 11

[ 2 ] August 12, 2011 |

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 […]

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AMG Weekend Picks: Death Cab for Cutie, Magnapop, Mary Chapin Carpenter and More!

AMG Weekend Picks: Death Cab for Cutie, Magnapop, Mary Chapin Carpenter and More!

[ 0 ] August 11, 2011 |

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.

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What’s Up Thursday?

What’s Up Thursday?

[ 0 ] August 11, 2011 |

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 […]

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Five Ways Dolly Parton Can “Better” Your Day

Five Ways Dolly Parton Can “Better” Your Day

[ 0 ] August 5, 2011 |

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 […]

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What’s Up Wednesday?

What’s Up Wednesday?

[ 0 ] August 3, 2011 |

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 […]

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Picture Book & Live Review: Furthur at Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre, July 31

Picture Book & Live Review: Furthur at Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre, July 31

[ 0 ] August 3, 2011 |

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 […]

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What’s Up Thursday?

What’s Up Thursday?

[ 0 ] July 21, 2011 |

-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 […]

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AMG Weekend Picks: Tim Minchin, Steve Earle, Kool & the Gang and More!

AMG Weekend Picks: Tim Minchin, Steve Earle, Kool & the Gang and More!

[ 0 ] July 14, 2011 |

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 […]

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AMG Weekend Picks: Dead Confederate, Indigo Girls, Motley Crue and More!

AMG Weekend Picks: Dead Confederate, Indigo Girls, Motley Crue and More!

[ 0 ] July 7, 2011 |

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 […]

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CD Review: Death Cab for Cutie — Codes and Keys; Playing Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre, August 11

CD Review: Death Cab for Cutie — Codes and Keys; Playing Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre, August 11

[ 0 ] June 3, 2011 |

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 […]

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AMG Weekend Picks: Atlanta Food & Wine Festival, Flaming Lips, of Montreal, Gruff Rhys and More!

AMG Weekend Picks: Atlanta Food & Wine Festival, Flaming Lips, of Montreal, Gruff Rhys and More!

[ 0 ] May 19, 2011 |

This weekend is going to be epic, y’all. Not only is it the first Atlanta Food & Wine Festival, but there are some very beautiful glittery shows (Flaming Lips, of Montreal), and we also hear there will be bands playing all weekend at the Oakland Cemetery too! You’re spoiled for choice.

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AMG Weekend Picks: 500 Songs for Kids, Zac Brown Band, Kylie Minogue and More!

AMG Weekend Picks: 500 Songs for Kids, Zac Brown Band, Kylie Minogue and More!

[ 0 ] May 5, 2011 |

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 […]

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