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15 Questions With The Whiskey Gentry; Playing Two Shows At Smith’s Olde Bar July 22 and 23

By Eileen Tilson Remember that game show “The Newlyweds”? Freshly married couples asked the same questions without letting their partner hear their answers? Sounds like a recipe for disaster, huh? Well, not too many people know that the creative head of Atlanta’s favorite electric Bluegrass band, The Whiskey Gentry, are in fact newlyweds. Front woman […]

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What’s Up Tuesday?

  -Oh, I hope you got your dreadlocks from the cleaners! Rasta royalty Stephen Marley will be playing to a very “herb-filled” room upstairs at The Loft. -Over in Decatur, there will be some bumping and grinding of a different sort at Suburban Lanes, where punk bands The Bums, Accidents, and Superpill will be serenading […]

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A3C Hip Hop Festival Announces Second Round Of Artists

By Eileen Tilson The annual A3C Hip Hop Festival in Atlanta just announced the second round of artists and showcases happening on October 6-8, 2011 at the Masquerade. Additional artists confirmed to perform at the festival include MURS, XV, Elzhi (of Slum Village), Jon Connor, Tabi Bonney, ski beatz, Soul Khan, Jarren Benton,  and Chancellor […]

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What’s Up Monday?

Well it is a slow Monday in Atlanta, but if you are not completely ready to pass out after work today here are a couple of happenings you could check out: -The ever so entertaining Metalsome Monday will be getting dirty down at the 10 High, pleather outfits included. -If you fancy yourself a songwriter, […]

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What’s Up Friday?

-“Here’s looking at you, kid…” Fan of Casablanca? The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra is proud to present the 1940s classic in its glorious entirety on the big screens, with the Orchestra performing the memorable score, and featuring Turner Classic Movies host Ben Mankiewicz. -Down at Centennial Olympic Park, the National Black Arts Festival is hosting three […]

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What’s Up Thursday?

-Time to get your air guitar out and ready to ROCK! OK, well I hope you at least de-mothed your black leather jacket and slicked back your hair, because Styx and Yes will be shimming around the big stage at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre at Encore Park. –All Time Low, a band who I just […]

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What’s Up Wednesday?

-Anyone who knows me, knows I am a punk rock girl through and through! So I couldn’t miss an opportunity like  this to see Ramone’s legend C.J. Ramone playing the Masquerade; from a bloodline of NY cool, this is a show that should  not be missed! -Over at Center Stage, the new wave of neo-punkites […]

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What’s Up Tuesday?

-The Queen of Sensuality is back! Tonight and tomorrow see Sade mesmerize her crowds; she’ll be joined by the ever smooth John Legend at Philips Arena. (http://www.sade.com/us/live/) -If you are feeling a little bit more like dancing outside, Rihanna with special guest, J. Cole will be waking up Buckhead at the Chastain Music Park. (http://rihannanow.com/live) […]

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What’s Up Monday?

-British sun shiny princess, Natasha Bedingfield returns to the Center Stage; check out the interview AMG did with her earlier this year HERE -Channel your inner rock star at the ever so popular, Metalsome Monday at the 10 High, where air guitar takes on a whole new meaning. -If it is the outdoors you are […]

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Spotify Launches US Platform

By Eileen Tilson It has been a long time coming, but the famous European music streaming site Spotify has announced on its webpage today that “Spotify is coming to the U.S.” The page includes an area to sign up to become on of the first to be invited, but does not offer an exact launch […]

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Georgia Appoints New Leaders to State Positions In Music

By Eileen Tilson The State of Georgia has filled three top positions in the arts and entertainment industry, as part of the Georgia Department of Economic Development. Lee Thomas, former interim director of the agency’s Film, Music, and Digital Entertainment division has been promoted to director. Lisa Love, formerly director of the Georgia Music Hall […]

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