Q&A with Wild West Picture Show; Playing Reunion Show at Eddie’s Attic, August 27

By Scott Roberts One of the busiest and most beloved bands on the local Atlanta scene during the 1990s was Wild West Picture Show. Their ahead-of-the curve blend of country, rock, and punk influences never failed to please crowds and fill bars and clubs in the metro area and beyond. After more than a decade […]

CD Review: Scissor Sisters — Night Work; Playing The Buckhead Theatre, August 21

Scissor Sisters Night Work Downtown Music/Polydor By Leila Regan-Porter New York City’s Scissor Sisters is one of those bands that is just hugely popular overseas. The group joins the formidable list that includes the likes of The Strokes, White Stripes, The Killers, Kelis and Kings of Leons – all American artists that blew up in […]

Bits & Bobs: Jasmine Guy, Sufjan Stevens, Joaquin Phoenix, of Montreal, Sex Pistols

– The fabulous Jasmine Guy is joining Atlanta’s True Colors Theatre Company full time, as an actress and director for the upcoming season. Tickets for True Colors shows are on sale at the link below. – Soft-voiced Sufjan Stevens will be making many a cool kid giddy at his show at The Tabernacle on November […]

Midtown Festival of the Arts to Take Over Peachtree Street, September 25 and 26

Atlanta’s “Midtown Mile” is really coming into its own. Chic stores, fab restaurants, people actually walking everywhere – just like a real city! And to celebrate just how far Peachtree Street and its offshoots have come in the past few years, Midtown Atlanta is throwing the first annual free Midtown Festival of the Arts this […]

CD Review: Arcade Fire — The Suburbs

Arcade Fire The Suburbs Merge By Al Kaufman Arcade Fire is the most popular band on the planet right now. They didn’t get there by being subtle. Their wildly popular Neon Bible was their grandiose statement concerning the political climate circa 2006 (hint: they didn’t like it). Funeral, well let’s just say it was rather […]

Bits & Bobs: Interpol, Garrison Keillor, Miniature Tigers, Trailer Vic’s Beach Party, Sufjan Stevens and More!

– As you may have noticed in our Weekend Picks post, Interpol are bringing moody dark synths and guitars to The Tabernacle on November 1 and Metric will be coming on October 28. – For those who like their twee stories of cold states in America told in a slow, thoughtfully-measured way, Garrison Keillor is […]

Live Review: Lissy Rosemont of the Junior League Band, John Pringle at Eddie’s Attic, August 13

By Jim Simpson, photos by Ashlee-Jean Trott Lissy Rosemont came back home on Friday, literally and figuratively. The Atlanta native and current D.C. resident recalled coming to Eddie’s Attic as a child with her father, a local fixture on the Bluegrass scene years ago — and here she was headlining.

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