Collective Soul Rock Out at Chastain Park on June 23

Georgia’s very own Collective Soul returns to the stage this summer with a performance at Chastain Park for the annual Delta Classic Chastain Concert Series Wednesday, June 23. Recently inducted into the Georgia Music Hall of Fame, Collective Soul will be joined by former Kid Rock DJ turned country-pop star Uncle Kracker and local Atlanta band […]

CD Review: The Dead Weather — Sea of Cowards

The Dead Weather Sea of Cowards Third Man Records By Chris Homer The Dead Weather pick-up where they left off on last year’s debut, Horehound, on their latest album, Sea of Cowards. The album doesn’t stray far from the heavy, distortion soaked, blues-rock Jack White’s super-group established on their debut. Of course, this shouldn’t detract […]

AMG’s Weekend Picks: OK Go, Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings, Batata Doce, A Fight to the Death CD Release and So Much More!

Oh weekend, sweet weekend – we meet again. Tons of great shows this weekend, let us know what you think and where you’ll be! Thursday, May 13 OK GO @ The Loft – GET TICKETS HERE OK GO afterparty with Tim Nordwind of OK GO DJ SET @ Star Bar – FREE! Caribou, Toro y […]

Modern Skirts and The Features Get Poppy at The EARL on June 19

Athens indie-pop princes Modern Skirts and Nashville psych-pop madmen The Features are joining forces at the EARL on Saturday, June 19 for a full night of pure unadulterated pop music. Both bands are hugely popular in Atlanta, and because of that we suspect this show will sell out. Get your tickets today, thank us June 19. Modern […]

WRFG Jams at Smith’s Olde Bar with the Yonrico Scott Band – June 10

Atlanta’s WRFG 89.3 FM hosts the Yonrico Scott Band, fronted by one of the most sought-after drummers in the jazz/R&B/funk and jam worlds today. For the past 25 years Yonrico Scott has had the honor of playing drums for Stevie Wonder, Whitney Houston, Aretha Franklin, Ray Charles, Sammy Davis Jr., Chuck Berry, M.C. Hammer, Anita […]

CD Review: Minus the Bear — Omni; Playing Variety Playhouse, May 10

Minus the Bear Omni Dangerbird By Al Kaufman Minus the Bear have grown up. Gone are the frat boy-like titles such as “Hey, Wanna Throw Up?” And while their fourth release, Omni, contains some of the frenetic melodies that encompassed earlier CDs, it mostly contains listener-friendly grooves and jams. They’re memorable jams, but just a bit […]

Q&A with Steve Wynn: Plays The Dream Syndicate with The Miracle 3 May 14 and May 15 at 529

By Scott Roberts Steve Wynn, leader of seminal 1980s L.A.-based band The Dream Syndicate, will be doing two special performances with his current band The Miracle Three at 529 on Friday, May 14 and Saturday, May 15. At Friday’s show, Wynn & company will be playing the entirety of 1984’s Dream Syndicate classic The Medicine […]

Luis’ Three Picks For the Weekend

Hello weekend, I missed you. It’s Friday morning and I’m already looking at the clock wondering why nobody has invented a time machine yet. I promise I wouldn’t use it for evil – well, maybe I’d have a Bill & Ted style adventure, but mostly just to skip the weekdays. Friday, May 7 – Soulphonics […]

American Idol Contestant Daughtry Comes to The Arena at Gwinnett Center, June 5

Since season one of American Idol, many musical careers have been launched. Some have fizzled, but in the end, there is no denying true talent. True talent is exactly what’s kept season five  contestant Chris Daughtry going since his debut album, which sold over four million copies, was released in 2006. Packing out arenas, having Slash […]

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