East Atlanta Ice House & other Atlanta venue news.
Construction is currently underway at the former EchoLounge location in East Atlanta. The East Atlanta Ice House is expected to open in the next month or so. No word yet on a definite date for The Roxy in Buckhead to close, and HiFI Buys Amphitheatre is back to its original name; Lakewood Amphitheatre. The venue […]
The Crystal Method play WetBar on Feb 23rd
Dance-duo The Crystal Method play WetBar in Atlanta on February 23rd. The Crystal Method, best known for their 1997 hit Busy Child will spin at the recently renovated club. The duo recently released a 10th anniversary 2 CD deluxe edition of Vegas. More info: www.thecrystalmethod.com
Screen on the Green moving to Centennial Park
Screen On The Green is moving to Centennial Olympic Park because of the drought situation. Piedmont Park will return as the favored location next year. The weekly series will return on May 29th. The annual Memorial Day weekend Montreux Jazz Festival will move to Woodruff Park. www.atlantafestivals.com
The Starting Line to play Masquerade
Pennsylvania based modern-rocker quartet THE STARTING LINE will headline a north American tour in support of their new release, Direction. The band play Masquerade on April 16th.
Kanye West coming to Gwinnett Center
Kanye West will perform at the Gwinnett Center on Sunday May 4th. Rihanna, N.E.R.D and Lupe Fiasco are also on the bill. Tickets available from Ticketmaster
Be Your Own Pet release “Get Awkward”
XL Recordings is proud to announce the release of Be Your Own Pet’s CD, Get Awkward, in stores March 17th!! Also check out Be Your Own Pet on tour with The Raveonettes. More info: www.beyourownpet.net
We’re going to post as many videos as we can find from Atlanta bands on Youtube. If your band has a video on Youtube, please email us and we’ll add your video. You can also check out some videos we’ve posted on our Youtube page: http://www.youtube.com/atlantamusicguide Artist: Film Song Title: Coming Down Artist: Second Shift […]
Michael Johns makes it to Idols Top 24
Michael Johns easily slid into American Idol’s Top 24 on Wednesday. After a solid rendition of Queen’s Bohemian Rhapsody Simon Cowell said Michael’s audition was the best of the day. For more info about Michael Johns visit www.michaeljohnsamericanidol.com Here’s some old footage from his days in the Atlanta band Film.
Here’s the current list of upcoming shows from Rival Concerts. Tickets for The Loft and Vinyl are available from Ticket Alternative. Tickets for CenterStage are available from Ticketmaster (..for now!!) Tuesday, 2/19/08 – The LoftPOISON THE WELL w/ The Chariot, Dance Gavin Dance & Crime in StereoDoors: 7pmShow: 8pmPrice: $13 general admissionAges: All Ages Friday, […]
A Valentine from Butch Walker
For all you Butch Walker fans, the Atlanta rocker is giving you something special for V-Day tomorrow: free access to his new album, Leavin’ the Game on Luckie St. Starting tomorrow for one week only you can download all 24 tracks off Walker’s first ever independently released album. Click here for the link. Leavin’ the […]
Takin’ on the Tabernacle
This Saturday, February 16th at 10AM, tickets will go on sale for some great acts headed to The Tabernacle this spring. The Mars Volta will perform for one night only on Saturday, April 5th. Elivs Costello & The Imposters will take the stage Monday, April 28th. Dream Theater with special guests Opeth, Between The Buried […]
Pere Ubu announces unique performance
Experimental rock band Pere Ubu will perform their soundtrack to Roger Corman’s 1963 film "X – The Man With X-Ray Eyes" starring Ray Milland at Plaza Theatre in Atlanta on March 26th. All ages are welcome to this unique event! Tickets are on sale now at Ticket Alternative For more info, read the story of […]
Radiohead confirm Atlanta date and venue!
It’s official: Radiohead have announced their first eight shows in North America including a stop in Atlanta on May 8th at Lakewood Amphitheatre. Tickets go on sale Saturday, Feb. 16 at 10 a.m. through Ticketmaster (404-249-6400). Reserved seats are $55, lawn tickets $35. There is also a pre-sale via their fansite W.A.S.T.E. Sign up at […]
Smith’s Old Bar signs on with Ticket Alternative
Smith’s Olde Bar has become the latest venue to sign on with Atlanta-based Ticket Alternative. Shows are already going on sale and the first to be announced are The Beggar’s Guild on April 24th and Charlie Musselwhite on April 29th. As usual, tickets are available online at www.ticketalternative.com, from outlets such as Criminal Records and […]