5 GB With Honeyhoney; Playing Smith’s Olde Bar, Oct. 1

By Eileen Tilson Did you know that before the launching a songwriting partnership for honeyhoney with Suzanne Santo, guitarist Ben Jaffe composed music for Nickelodeon and various cartoon shows? Meanwhile, Santo paid the bills as an actress, landing supporting roles in Law & Order, Blind Justice and the Sigourney Weaver film Imaginary Heroes. This couple is no stranger to […]

BBQ, Music & Midtown, Oh My! Third Annual Atlanta BBQ Fest This Weekend

The 3rd Annual Atlanta BAR-B-Q will serve up a heaping helping of blues, bluegrass and rock music to enjoy with all the BBQ you can eat at this year’s festival.  This year’s music line-up includes Atlanta’s top blues artists along with the Award winning blues master – The Robert Cray Band.  Atlantic Station’s special event […]

What’s Up Thursday?

We are almost to the weekend! -It’s day two at the Cobb Energy Centre with alt rockers, Wilco. They are joined by the legendary Nick Lowe, so if you missed last night’s show, be sure to try and make this one. -One of the most buzzed about bands from other bands I have heard about […]

CD Review: Hannah Miller — O Black River; Playing Grocery on Home, October 1

Hannah Miller O Black River Self-released By Al Kaufman “I’m not ready to settle. I’m still looking for where I belong,” purrs Hannah Miller on her fifth release, O Black River. The angelic-voiced one now calls Nashville home, but she grew up in Alabama and cut her musical teeth in Columbia, S.C. Her music has […]

Q & A With Will Hoge; Playing Vinyl 9/30

By Amanda Miles Nashville roots-rocker Will Hoge has a knack for illustrating tales of sorrow, joy and triumph in his music. His latest album, Number Seven, is no exception. A follow up to 2009’s powerful The Wreckage, Number Seven examines the human conditions of love, loss, betrayal and grief. It seems seven just may be […]

What’s Up Wednesday?

As I write this I am currently recovering from a fun night with my closest ones, and the thought of going out tonight seems rather exhausting, but if you are feeling frisky tonight, here are some great things for you to do. -Tonight starts the two day shows at the Cobb Energy Center for the […]

CD Review: Frank Turner — England Keep My Bones; Playing Masquerade, October 1

Frank Turner England Keep My Bones Epitaph By Al Kaufman Frank Turner loves two things; England and rock and roll. The folk punk rocker sings about both with wild abandon on his fourth CD, England Keep My Bones. Turner sets the tone on the rousing opener, “Eulogy.” “Not everyone can be Freddie Mercury, but everyone […]

CD Review: Mastodon — The Hunter; Playing The Tabernacle, December 2

Mastodon The Hunter Reprise Records By Ellen Eldridge Admittedly, the name Mastodon sounds like one of those maniacal, hard-hitting bands with a growling singer; the type of band that turns off chicks, and attracts angry, sweaty men.  The opening line to The Hunter calls, “I burned out my eyes,” while a melodious guitar riff cushions […]

What’s Up Tuesday?

Tuesday, tuesday, tuesday…Something tells me that tonight just might be one of those nights you need to take a couple of aspirin before bed. Although it is a quiet night, here are a few cool events you might be into. -Although Pepper’s members are originally from Kona, HI, the trio doesn’t play traditional Hawaiian music. […]

CD Review: Machine Head — Unto The Locust

Machine Head Unto The Locust Roadrunner By Ellen Eldridge Machine Head’s Unto The Locust showcases a novel of songs with each song representative of its own short story in the collective collaboration of music and words. The church-like chanting of the opener, “I Am Hell,” lures one into the novel with an overcast sense of […]

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