Alejandro Escovedo is a “Real Animal”

Alejandro Escovedo is back on the road this summer to promote his just released album, Real Animal. Real Animal is Escovedo’s ninth solo album, and it is the perfect showcase of his stellar songwriting, classic rock sound, and powerful, authentic vocals. This month Escovedo is kicking off the east coast round of his national tour, […]

Hot Chip coming to Atlanta

Variety Playhouse will mark the final show of Hot Chip‘s national tour. The electronic British pop group will tour the country in promotion of their new album, Made in the Dark, starting in September with their final tour performance at Atlanta’s Variety Playhouse on October 9. Get your tickets now!Check out their music video for […]

Cold War Kids are back!

Today, Cold War Kids are playing a free concert in Brooklyn’s Prospect Park, but soon they will be playing at a city near you. They have just announced plans for a national tour starting in August, but unfortunatley there are no Atlanta dates scheduled yet. Cold War Kids’ new album will be released September 23. […]

David Jacobs-Strain — Liar’s Day

David Jacobs-StrainLiar’s Dayself-release by Al Kaufman Every generation needs its own hot shot blues guitarist. Some (Stevie Ray Vaughan) hold up better than others (Kenny Wayne Sheppard). David Jacobs-Strain released his first album at the tender age of 14. Eleven years and five albums later, the 24-year-old is still at it. On Liar’s Day, his […]

Iggy Walker’s Diaper Fund

Iggy Walker Diaper Fund, Smith’s Olde Bar– Last night, many of Atlanta’s most talented musicians gathered to play in honor of supporting one of their own: Chris Cox’s- lead singer of The Great Vavoom– newborn son Iggy. The Iggy Walker Diaper Fund- as the event was hailed- was thrown in support of Cox, his wife […]

Leslie Fram heads to New York City

Stop by the 1*FIVE*0 Fusion Party tomorrow night (Thursday June 26th) and give your well wishes to long time Atlanta Programmer and Broadcaster Leslie Fram as she leaves Atlanta heading to New York City. Leslie has been hired by Emmis Communications to program New York’s NEW Rock Experience WRXP. In addition, you will be able […]

Katy Perry debuts at Number 9

NEW YORK – Capitol Records singer-songwriter KATY PERRY conquers a career milestone this week as her debut album, ONE OF THE BOYS, enters Billboard’s national Top 200 album chart at number 9. Perry also marked her album release week by kicking off the 2008 Vans Warped Tour for the entire summer. Powered by one of […]

The Hot Rods- Super Sport

The Hot RodsSuper SportSuper Rock Records by Al Kaufman The Hot Rods are that type of band that, when they come to town, you best lock up your daughters and  alcohol. Since they’re local, it is my civic duty to tell the good people of Atlanta to keep tabs on your liquor and women folk. […]

Want to be Janet Jackson’s prodigy?

Attention dancers and singers. The unprecedented opportunity has risen for raw prodigy talent who embody the true definition of an undiscovered star. One of the world’s most beloved icons is offering the chance of a lifetime to one rising talent to become her protégé launching the next legendary career in singing and dancing. Her name […]

Meghan Coffee- Songs to Sail By

Meghan CoffeeSongs to Sail Byself-release by Al Kaufman Every female singer/songwriter pianist that comes out these days inevitably draws comparisons to Tori Amos and Regina Spektor, and so too shall local girl Meghan Coffee. Her piano swirls and twirls with raw emotion, as does her voice. But, despite her lack of years, Coffee’s songs are […]

The Black Keys come to the Tabernacle

The Black Keys is a critically acclaimed duo from Ohio, whose style is influenced by blues, rock and soul music. Their most recent album, Attack and Release, was released this spring by Nonesuch Records. The Black Keys will be appearing at the Tabernacle on Thursday, October 2nd at 8pm for one night only. Tickets go […]

Tegan and Sara this September in Atlanta

Canadian duo, Tegan and Sara is on tour supporting their fifth album, The Con. They worked on their new album with musicians such as Chris Walla from Death Cab for Cutie and Hunter Burgan from AFI. Tegan and Sara have toured with several performers including The Killers, Ben Folds, Neil Young, Rufus Wainwright, Ryan Adams, […]

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