AMG Weekend Picks: Packway Handle Band, Nutcracker, Tim & Eric and More!

AMG Weekend Picks: Packway Handle Band, Nutcracker, Tim & Eric and More!

Happy December everyone! We hope everyone had a brilliant Thanksgiving and has digested the remainders of all those leftovers. The holiday season is officially on now, with Hanukkah now started and twinkling lights going up everywhere. This weekend is an Atlanta act extravaganza, and we’re happy to celebrate the holidays with our hometown lads and […]

Live Review: OVO by Cirque du Soleil at Atlantic Station, November 3

By Nick LeMay; photo by Ninh T. Chau At an invitation only event, Cirque du Soleil previewed their insect-themed production dubbed OVO last Wednesday, November 3rd. The performance was held under The Grand Chapiteau, a series of elaborate tents near Atlantic Station where these artistic gymnasts would cultivate a level of discipline over the body […]

AMG Weekend Picks: Rock4Research, Guided By Voices, Taste of Atlanta and More!

AMG Weekend Picks: Rock4Research, Guided By Voices, Taste of Atlanta and More!

This weekend is definitely a bit more relaxed than usual, with the exception of the mammoth food event that is Taste of Atlanta. We get the feeling that everyone is working on their Halloween costumes and stocking up on candy in time for next week’s spooky celebrations. But we’ve still got a good selection of […]

Bits and Bobs: T.I., Al Pacino, Phil Spector, Andre 3000, Squarepusher, Deerhunter

Bits and Bobs: T.I., Al Pacino, Phil Spector, Andre 3000, Squarepusher, Deerhunter

– If you haven’t heard by now, Atlanta might just have a new hometown hero. Rapper/jail bird T.I. helped talk a man off the ledge of a building in Midtown yesterday afternoon. Atlanta Magazine’s ATL Intel blog has more on the story, with reactions from T.I. and the Atlanta Police Department. – Al Pacino is […]

AMG Weekend Picks: Widespread Panic, Snowden, Aimee Mann, Pavement and More!

AMG Weekend Picks: Widespread Panic, Snowden, Aimee Mann, Pavement and More!

Finally fall has arrived! Well, alright, only officially. It’s still baking hot. But this weekend should be more bearable, and what better way to celebrate the removal of the horrific heat than outdoor concerts, arts and food festivals, and a couple of indoor gigs too. And there are quite a few great on-sales coming up […]

Bits and Bobs: Steve Lillywhite, Smith’s Olde Bar, Vince Vaughn, Atlanta Arts Festival

Bits and Bobs: Steve Lillywhite, Smith’s Olde Bar, Vince Vaughn, Atlanta Arts Festival

– Want to meet one of the coolest producers in the world? Here’s your chance: Steve Lillywhite – Grammy award-winning producer to the likes of Talking Heads, The Rolling Stones, Crowded House, Matchbox Twenty and many more – will be speaking at NARIP‘s September 22 program. It’s free to members ($15 to non members) and […]

Midtown Festival of the Arts to Take Over Peachtree Street, September 25 and 26

Midtown Festival of the Arts to Take Over Peachtree Street, September 25 and 26

Atlanta’s “Midtown Mile” is really coming into its own. Chic stores, fab restaurants, people actually walking everywhere – just like a real city! And to celebrate just how far Peachtree Street and its offshoots have come in the past few years, Midtown Atlanta is throwing the first annual free Midtown Festival of the Arts this […]

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

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

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

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!

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

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 […]

Bits and Bobs: Rosanne Cash, Band of Horses, Scissor Sisters, R.E.M., Big Boi

Bits and Bobs: Rosanne Cash, Band of Horses, Scissor Sisters, R.E.M., Big Boi

– Rosanne Cash, country star and daughter of the legend that is Johnny Cash, will be signing her book, Composed, at Agnes Scott College’s Presser Hall on August 14. The event is presented by The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Decatur Book Festival (AJC DBF) and Yuengling Beer and is hosted by Agnes Scott and A Cappella Books, […]

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