Ben Lee @ The EARL, June 24

Merry indie rocker from Down Under Ben Lee will be touring with his new record, The Rebirth of Venus, which was released stateside earlier this year. While many will know him for his incredibly addictive "Catch My Disease," he's still making great pop nuggets, as exemplified by his latest single, "I Love Pop Music," which […]

BMI Rock Showcase @ Vinyl on June 4, Featuring The Greater Vavoom, Stellate and More!

BMI's latest showcase will feature some of Atlanta's best up and coming rockers, including pop punkers Stellate (video above), funky glam rockers The Greater Vavoom, athemic alternative rock band State of Man and gritty alt-country group Crowfield, all delightfully different and all from this city. Tickets are available now from Ticket Alternative.

Patrick Wolf and More For Nylon Summer Tour’s Stop at The Loft in Atlanta

Nylon Magazine has just announced their second-annual summer music tour, with the innovative Patrick Wolf and Plastiscines (both on Nylon Records), along with Living Things and Jaguar Love. Wolf will be releasing his latest record, The Bachelor, on iTunes June 2 and on CD August 11. It promises to be a more dramatic take on […]

Happy 10th Birthday to The EARL on July 4th – Come and Celebrate!

Watch The Selmanaires (Live in Atlanta)-Broken Mirrors in the Mud in Music Videos  |  View More Free Videos Online at Veoh.com The EARL is planning on pulling out all the stops for their 10th Anniversary Celebration, which just happens to also fall on another day of booze and fun, July 4th. Naturally there will be the usual […]

CD Review: The Airborne Toxic Event — The Airborne Toxic Event

The Airborne Toxic EventThe Airborne Toxic EventMusebox By Eileen Tilson When a band from Los Angeles comes along with a name like The Airborne Toxic Event, it makes sense to assume they are probably some dirty punk band, a product of their environment, but you would be wrong. Instead TATE, presents themselves as a society […]

Q&A with Kyle Gordon of Young Orchids – Playing Big Trouble In Little Five Points This Thursday!

The band, performing before Clap Your Hands Say Yeah, outside Atlanta's Center Stage, March 20. By Julia Reidy Young Orchids is the latest musical brainchild of Kyle Gordon, previously of Atlanta rockers The Booze, KillGordon and Ski Club. Though the group is new, these pros aren’t as delicate as the name suggests. Along with Ski […]

Ticket Alternative in the AJC Again!

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution has written a lovely piece about Ticket Alternative, with an interview with our company's two founders, Jamie Dwyer and Iain Bluett. Here's a snippet: Jamie Dwyer and Iain Bluett were just a couple of indie music fans five years ago when they had a brainstorm that became a business. “We were constantly […]

Help Save Paste Magazine!

A quick bit of disclosure regarding my (Leila, editor of Atlanta Music Guide) connection with Paste – I was an intern and writer there and am now married to Tim, the president of the company. So obviously this cause is going to be super-close to me. But even if it wasn't, in my humble opinion, […]

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