Picture Book & Live Review: Baby Bump Not Slowing Jennifer Nettles Down as Sugarland “In Your Hands” Tour Rocks Atlanta @ Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre at Encore Park, 8/24

Photos and Review by Jamie Cowan The Sugarland “In Your Hands” tour made its way to Atlanta to play at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre, August 23. This hometown show for Jennifer Nettles, originally from Douglas, Ga., was nothing short of its title, as it seemed to be catered solely for its audience. The duo, Nettles […]

Picture Book and Live Review: My Morning Jacket & Band of Horses at Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre at Encore Park, August 24

Photos by Hillery Terenzi and Review by Codi Glancy My Morning Jacket and Band of Horses are currently touring together across our country; leaving each city behind after blessing amphitheaters and stadiums with their amazing music. I’ve seen both bands before, but never in an environment quite like Verizon Wireless. Even though My Morning Jacket […]

What’s Up Tuesday?

My goodness, do ever feel like you are just continually fighting an uphill battle? Thank goodness there is music to make all the world so much better. Do yourself a favor tonight and go catch one of these amazing shows tonight. –HULL is doom and dark, and everything that is wrong in the world, sounds […]

5GB With The Farewell Drifters; Playing Eddie’s Attic, August 24th

Rising out of Nashville’s thriving independent music scene, THE FAREWELL DRIFTERS are an alt-folk band known for their 60’s era-inspired harmonies and adventurous musical energy. They have crafted a seamless blend of intellectual psychedelic pop with melodic songs that openly explore the brightest and darkest corners of life with raw intensity. The Farewell Drifters’ latest […]

CD Review: The Extraordinary Contraptions – The Time Traveler’s Constant – Album Release Thursday, August 30th

Review by Ellen Eldridge The Extraordinary Contraptions, a band founded in 2007, appeared in my world as if by time machine at the Strange Daze festival in August 2009. Shortly after that—by less than a month—the band appeared at DragonCon where its steampunk vide melted into the surrounding framework. Recent appearances for The Extraordinary Contraptions […]

What’s Up Monday?

Well Atlanta, this is the beginning of a new chapter in my life, and I am so glad that you are all a part  of it!  There isn’t too much going on in the city today, but I still think it should be a day of celebration! And nothing makes me more hopeful than the […]

Album Review: Dispatch – Circles Around The Sun, Released August 21st

Dispatch Circles Around The Sun (Dispatch Music, Amazon, iTunes) Bomber/Universal Records By Justin Lyons As one of the most successful independent acts of the 1990’s, Dispatch melded in folk, reggae fusion and jam rock and gained a fervent following along the way.  After a decade long hiatus Brad Corrigan, Chad Urmston and Pete Francis decided 10 years […]

AMG Weekend Picks: Mary Chapin Carpenter, Nophest, Big Freedia, Toby Keith, Lightning Bolt, and more!

If you’re a football fan and a music fan like me, then this is our last weekend to fully and entirely devote ourselves to the music scene! College football starts up on Thursday and our weekends are about to get busy! So let’s enjoy this weekend and put off the balancing act for a few […]

What’s up Thursday?

The weekend is just around the corner! Get a kick start on it and check out a great show tonight! Naturally, I had to include this song “Atlanta” from Ron Pop, as he is playing Eddie’s Attic tonight! Ron is a hugely talented New York based singer, gifted guitarist and prolific songwriter with an incredible […]

Preview: Nophest, August 23rd through Sunday, August 26th!

If you’re looking to listen to a ton of diverse music this weekend then you gotta check out Nophest! Nophest is a 3-day, non-corporate, no-bullshit music festival thrown every year in Atlanta. Now in its 6th official year, Nophest has grown to become Atlanta’s largest independent local music festival. The venues include The Earl, 529, […]

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