Q&A with Kyle Gordon of Young Orchids – Playing Big Trouble In Little Five Points This Thursday!

Q&A with Kyle Gordon of Young Orchids – Playing Big Trouble In Little Five Points This Thursday!

The band, performing before Clap Your Hands Say Yeah, outside Atlanta's Center Stage, March 20. By Julia Reidy Young Orchids is the latest musical brainchild of Kyle Gordon, previously of Atlanta rockers The Booze, KillGordon and Ski Club. Though the group is new, these pros aren’t as delicate as the name suggests. Along with Ski […]

Q&A with José Reyes, co-founder of Fringe

Q&A with José Reyes, co-founder of Fringe

By Julia Reidy Four times a season, several seemingly disparate creative ideas come together harmoniously in one venue: classical chamber music, electronica DJ-ing, visual art, short film, performance art and essay. It’s an idea new to Atlanta, and it’s one of the most interesting evenings $15 can buy. Co-founded and run by Fia and Dana […]

Show Preview and Interview: Celebracion — A Benefit for Megan Lillie & Scott Nesbit at The EARL Tuesday, May 5 (Cinco de Mayo)

Show Preview and Interview: Celebracion — A Benefit for Megan Lillie & Scott Nesbit at The EARL Tuesday, May 5 (Cinco de Mayo)

By Scott Roberts Perhaps the most effective way to deal with an unfortunate situation is to figure out a way to turn the adversity into a party! That’s exactly what Criminal Records’ Kerri Boles has done with the upcoming Celebracion benefit to be held at The EARL on May 5.  “This benefit is for Megan […]

Q&A with Nick Niespodziani from Y-O-U

Q&A with Nick Niespodziani from Y-O-U

Whether they realize it of not, music fans in Atlanta know a lot about Y-O-U. From the band's hair-metal persona's Limozeen (Strongbad's favorite band) to the Yacht Rock cover band the Yacht Rock Revue to "sandal rockers" Three Dog Stevens to the soulful Please Rock Revue to the original power pop of Y-O-U itself, the band makes […]

Q&A with The Selmanaires’ Tommy Chung

Q&A with The Selmanaires’ Tommy Chung

By Julia Reidy   With two full-length records and a handful of 7-inch singles under their collective belts,The Selmanaires just keep on churning out great Atlanta music. In the wake of the release of their second LP last year, the foursome is undergoing a bit of a re-thinking before heading into more shows (the first […]

Judi Chicago Give Us Their Top Dance Floor Hits

Judi Chicago Give Us Their Top Dance Floor Hits

In preparation for the first of their monthly dance parties, we've asked the lads of Judi Chicago – Travis Thatcher and Ben Coleman - to give us their top dance floor fillers, complete with their classic videos (when available) and commentary from the guys.   Travis' Choice:   A Guy Called Gerald – Voodoo Ray (1988)"One […]

Butch Walker chats with Atlanta Music Guide

Butch Walker chats with Atlanta Music Guide

Atlanta’s own Butch Walker has always been one of those rock-stars, who gives it his all. Whether putting on crowd pleasing performances, producing hit radio records for himself and others, or giving to charity, including performances at 2007 and 2008’s 500 Songs for Kids benefit; Walker can be counted on to show up. However last […]

Rainn Wilson rocks Atlanta

Rainn Wilson rocks Atlanta

AMG’s The Rocker Screening and Q & A with Rainn Wilson- Midtown Art Cinema– July 16, 2008 Last night about 350 lucky Atlantans got the opportunity to see an advance sold-out screening of Rainn Wilson’s new comedy The Rocker. Not only was the comedy an outrageous, feel good treat, but Mr. Wilson himself was there […]

Warped Tour hits Atlanta

Warped Tour hits Atlanta

Vans Warped Tour 2008July 9, 2008Lakewood Amphitheatre This year’s Vans Warped Tour is proving to be one of the most diverse. With a little less than a month into the tour and more than a month to go, 2008’s Warped Tour is entertaining fans with the usual punk acts such as The Secret Handshake and […]

Iggy Walker’s Diaper Fund

Iggy Walker’s Diaper Fund

Iggy Walker Diaper Fund, Smith’s Olde Bar– Last night, many of Atlanta’s most talented musicians gathered to play in honor of supporting one of their own: Chris Cox’s- lead singer of The Great Vavoom– newborn son Iggy. The Iggy Walker Diaper Fund- as the event was hailed- was thrown in support of Cox, his wife […]

Unusual Suspects in the Park

Unusual Suspects in the Park

The Unusual Suspects will be rocking the park this Sunday as a part of 99X’s Unplugged in the Park at Park Tavern. They will be playing hits new and old, and if you can’t get enough of the band wake up with them Monday morning. The Unusual Suspects will be promoting their most recent album, […]

Eric Hutchinson: Sounds Like This…and That

Eric Hutchinson: Sounds Like This…and That

Eric Hutchinson By Kim Burdges You may not know singer/songwriter Eric Hutchinson, much less one of his songs; however, once you hear his album Sounds Like This you will insist that you have heard his sound from somewhere. You have. Hutchinson’s chameleon-like sound morphs from song to song. On “Ok, It’s Alright With Me” and […]

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