What’s Up Thursday? February 20

Hope you’re having an excellent Thursday folks! Go ahead and start celebrating the weekend with one of these great shows going on this evening. Drag the River w/Chris Wollard and the Ship Thieves @ The Earl Drag the River is a Colorado band who rocks mid-western music, and will be taking over the Earl this evening.  Chad […]

Interview: Family and Friends; Playing @ The Drunken Unicorn, 2/22

They’ve barely been a band for a year, yet Family and Friends has made quite the name for themselves in both Athens and Atlanta. Band members Mike MacDonald (Guitar, Vocals), Casey Harper (Vocals), JP McKenzie (Electric Guitar), Tuna Fortuna (Bass), Maria Kindt (Viola, Vocals), Jandro Rios (Percussion) and Ryan Houchens (Percussion, Vocals) have an electric […]

Local Spotlight: Sarah Michaud “More Than Ordinary” EP Review

Written By: Patrick Moffett The tried-and-true story of love: from the elated highs down to the devastating heartbreaks and the customary torching of past memories, it will never retire from the songwriting world. Love songs are invariably there for us, from a tear-soaked crutch and the indignant middle finger, to the celebration of true love […]

Red Wanting Blue

What’s Up Wednesday? February 19

Happy Hump Day, party people! We’ve got a gaggle of great shows to brighten up this mostly cloudy Wednesday. Red Wanting Blue/Bronze Radio Return @ the EARL Red Wanting Blue is proudly based in Columbus, Ohio, but could be America’s local band. For years, singer and songwriter Scott Terry has gone about logging thousands of […]

Interview with Caroline Smith; Playing @ Eddie’s Attic, 2/25

Merging ’90s R&B and neo-soul with her indie-rock roots, Caroline Smith‘s new music has settled comfortably into a new backdrop as she takes a step from girl to woman. Half About Being a Woman is a record about self-acceptance and growing into yourself; it’s about going back to the roots of ‘feel-good’ music. While some […]

Q&A With Kirk Waldrop of Nine Times Blue; Playing Smith’s Olde Bar 2/21

By Al Kaufman Atlanta’s Nine Times Blue have made quite a name for themselves. Besides their raucous live shows at Smith’s Olde Bar, they released Falling Slowly in 2012. The Grammy-winning Don McCallister-produced album garnered the hit single, “Falling Slowly.”  The guitar fueled, power-pop quartet follow that up with a six-song EP, Matter of Time. […]

Interview: The Expendables @ The Loft 2/18

Santa Cruz, California based reggae-rock band, The Expendables, with catchy hooks and ear-catching lyrics, bring their laid-back and breezy sound to The Loft. Their performance is one-stop in their major city annual Winter Blackout Tour, with their friends Stick Figure and Seedless. All four friends have been playing and performing together for over 17 years, […]

Interview: Lucy Wainwright Roche @ Eddie’s Attic 2/18

Singer/songwriter Lucy Wainwright Roche, daughter of Loudon Wainwright III and Suzzy Roche (The Roches) and half-sister of Rufus and Martha Wainwright, has been traveling with her large musical family pretty much her whole life. On February 18th (that’s tomorrow!), she’ll be gracing the stage at Eddie’s Attic with her mother Suzzy and special guest Gina […]

What’s Up Monday? February 17

Now that the snow has (mostly) melted, it’s time to get back to reality. We’ve got a couple of shows to make that transition a little easier. Cibo Matto w/ special guests @ the EARL Self-produced over a two-year period by Miho Hatori and Yuka C. Honda, Hotel Valentine is [Cibo Matto’s] most impressive release […]

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