Weekend Picks! Grayson Capps, The Acorns, The London Souls, Big Bird Bash, and more

By: Shelby Lum It’s March and we have to keep the coats on a bit longer. Fortunately, there are plenty of in-door shows to catch this weekend, so we can all stay warm and countdown the days to gorgeous Atlanta Spring weather! Here are AMG’s Weekend Picks: Friday, March 1st-Grayson Capps at Eddie’s Attic Grayson […]

Atlanta Dogwood Festival Concert featuring Sara Evans, Saturday April 20th @ the Piedmont Park Meadow

It’s a bit on the chilly side this week, so I’m very excited to talk about warmer weather, Spring festivals, and anything to get us outdoors. The Atlanta Dogwood Festival just announced that country star, Sara Evans will play in the evening on Saturday, April 20th and the Kurt Thomas Band, will join her in […]

Win Tickets! Kopecky Family Band & LEAGUES @ The Basement, Monday 3/4

Kopecky Family Band – a non-traditional family, at that – is dynamic, and they wield an equally dynamic slew of instruments. Their thoughtful songwriting is supported by a diverse backdrop of sound. And the musical canvas is covered with broad brushstrokes – ranging from clanging tambourines and guitars, booming percussion, intelligent string arrangements, and triumphant […]

Q&A with Kurt Thomas Band; Playing at Eddie’s Attic, March 2

After witnessing an inspiring high school graduation performance by Jay Drummonds and purchasing an $80 guitar from good friend Zac Brown, Kurt Thomas knew exactly what his goals in life were. He decided to make music a way of life. In 2008, he competed in Kenny Chesney’s Next Big Star contest. Through the contest, Kurt […]

5GB with Wayne “the Train” Hancock; Playing Vinyl Thursday, Feb. 28

By Jhoni Jackson Wayne “the Train” Hancock is a honky-tonk hero, a bona fide blessing to both country and rockabilly. Since the ‘90s—and that includes his latest LP, Ride—he’s stuck to his signature guns: earnest storytelling, premium pickin’ and, more often than not, a swingin’ tempo. It makes sense that Hancock’s responses to our 5GB […]

Q&A with Packway Handle Band; Playing @ Smith’s Old Bar Friday, 3/1

It all started in Athens, Georgia in 2001 during a most peculiar spell when 5 or 6 bluegrass bands circulated the town. The famous Athens, which had once spawned the B-52s, REM, Widespread Panic, and countless other indie, pop and punk acts,was now the home to a competing minority of bluegrass players. The Packway Handle […]

Calling all Bands & Musicians! Want to Play @ SweetWater 420 Fest? Deadline 2/28

Calling all bands and musicians in the state of Georgia! Chipotle Mexican Grill is teaming up with SweetWater 420 Fest to host Cultivate Beats – a battle of the bands style competition that offers Georgia’s singers, guitarists, drummers and the like, a chance to put their talent to the test for stage time at this […]

Q&A with Helado Negro; Playing 529 Thursday, February 28

By Jhoni Jackson South Florida native Roberto Lange, better known as Helado Negro, has lent a hand to various projects, like mixing Bear in Heaven’s Beast Rest Forth Mouth and producing Prefuse 73’s Everything She Touched Turned Ampexian. But generally, his solo work over the past five years has been in Spanish—until now. On Invisible Life, […]

More Performers Added to the Magnetic Music Festival Lineup, April 20th

The Magnetic Music Festival lineup continues to get sweeter! Today, Liquified, in partnership with Disco Donnie Presents, announced that more performers were added to the multi-stage festival lineup. Don’t miss this incredible EDM festival on Saturday, April 20th at the Fifth Third Bank Stadium at Kennesaw State. The Forcefield Main Stage will include a unique […]

Road Trip: The Big Bird Bash Festival at Luther Williams Field in Macon, March 2

Featuring Gringo Grande, Modern Skirts, Back City Woods, Moon Taxi, Dirty Sound Professors, Drivin’ N Cryin’, Drive-By Truckers By Leila Regan-Porter The Hummingbird Stage and Taproom has been a pretty good solid outlet for live music in Macon, increasingly so in the past couple of years, bringing in enough rockin’ touring acts and alt-country locals […]

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