AMG Weekend Picks: Young Orchids, Caddy Shack, Ariel Pink’s Haunted Graffiti, Deer Tick and Crowded House!

We’re all looking forward to a weekend inside, with cool drinks and the AC turned up way, way high. So for this week’s Weekend Picks, we’re staying away from the outdoor events and have even included a movie at The Fox, because when it gets this hot, sometimes you just want to sit in a […]

Bits and Bobs: Deerhunter, Movie Music Geeks, Kele, Tron

– Deerhunter is gearing up to release their new album Halcyon Digest in September, and they’re already throwing some treats out to their fans. For the street-teamers who printed out the flyers and posted them everywhere, Pitchfork reports that Deerhunter has bestowed the tracklisting, cover art, and now a free download. Visit the album website […]

Bits and Bobs: Jim Stacey, Dandy Warhols, The Avett Brothers, Howl, Crop Mob

– Are we the only ones who didn’t know that Jim Stacy – Star Bar owner, Starlight Drive-In manager, corndog maker, all round Atlanta hero – had a TV show on PBA-30 highlighting our town’s fab hidden food spots? Well, after last night, now we do. “Get Delicious” airs again Thursday, July 22. – “Cool […]

AMG Weekend Picks: Hal Sparks, The Selmanaires, Counting Crows, Zoroaster and More!

My goodness, what a week. It’s been hot, stormy and maybe just a little miserable – and that’s just been our moods. Maybe it was just a full-length week after two short weeks, but we really need this weekend. There’s plenty to do, from Broadway shows to stand-up comedy, kick-ass local rock to a classic […]

Bits and Bobs: Matisyahu, Death on Two Wheels, Helen Mirren, Last Chance Runaround, Dark Night of the Soul

– Matisyahu will be joined by the new reincarnation of Sublime, Sublime with Rome, for a super-mellow night of reggae at The Masquerade on July 23. – Tickets are now on sale for Kenny Leon’s True Colors 2010-2011 season. And if you order your subscription by July 15, you’ll get two free tickets for the […]

Freak Out at the Rock ‘N’ Roll Monster Bash at Starlight Six Drive-In – Sunday, June 6!

FACT: Halloween is too much fun to only celebrate once a year. The folks at The Starlight Six Drive-In and Silver Scream Spookshow agree. Dress up in your scariest and get down at the Rock ‘N’ Roll Monster Bash on Sunday, June 6 – it’s Halloween in June! What to expect from the Monster Bash […]

The Fat Boy Chronicles Taps Into the ATL Music Scene For Soundtrack – Movie Premier June 30 at The Plaza Theater

Inspired by a true story, The Fat Boy Chronicles reveals the emotionally painful world obese teens experience in the face of a thin-obsessed society. At age 14, 5’5″ Jimmy weighs in at 187 pounds. Outside the comfort of his family and church, life for Jimmy is a constant struggle. The cruel taunts of his classmates make […]

Fifth Annual “Flicks on 5th” Brings Outdoor Screenings to Midtown

Summer means lots of things in Atlanta. Unbearable heat in the day time. Crazy storms around lunchtime. Out-of-school kids running around everywhere. But it also means free movies in lovely green spaces at night time, when the outdoors become bearable. We’re excited that Flicks on 5th is back for it’s fifth year on Technology Square […]

Help the Makers of “40 Nights of Rock & Roll” Raise Cash for their Rock & Roll Movie!

Friend of Atlanta Music Guide, member of Attractive Eighties Women, former Paste editor and all-round cool guy Steve LaBate is joining filmmaker Scott Sloan to make an amazing film about music and the road: Renowned rock journalist Steve LaBate and filmmaker Scott Sloan team up to bring you the most ambitious and brutal rock documentary […]

Atlanta Film Festival Opening Gala to Feature Stanley Nelson’s “Freedom Riders,” April 15

The Atlanta Film Festival is one of those gems that can be easily forgotten in the giddiness of the first signs of spring warmth. Yet it features some amazing creations as well as thrilling guests. The festival kicks off this year with a screening of Stanley Nelson’s Freedom Riders, a phenomenal piece of work about […]

Sneak Peak of The White Stripes Doc Under “Great White Northern Lights” Tonight at The Plaza Theatre

Atlanta’s White Stripes fans get a chance to view a sneak peak of the band’s new documentary Great White Northern Lights, which follows the band on their 2007 Canadian tour. View the trailer and a clip of the rockfest above, and then buy your tickets for the March 11 screening at the Plaza Theatre at […]

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