Secondhand Serenade comes to Atlanta

Secondhand Serenade comes to Atlanta

Nearly a year after the release of his debut album, Awake, Secondhand Serenade is back with his much-anticipated follow-up, A Twist In My Story. Rightfully titled, the album finds Secondhand Serenade—a.k.a. John Vesely— adding onto his signature raw vocals and guitar with the use of orchestration and a full band. Carrying the momentum of a […]

Motion City Soundtrack coming to Athens

Motion City Soundtrack coming to Athens

Motion City Soundtrack will be hitting the road this September with their Left Handed Forms of Human Endeavor Tour. Joining them for all 12 city dates are Margot & The Nuclear So and So’s and Dear and The Headlights. On September 12 they will be performing at 40 Watt Club in Athens. Tickets go onsale […]

Sonia Leigh — Run or Surrender

Sonia Leigh — Run or Surrender

Sonia LeighRun and Surrender by Al Kaufman It’s not the least bit controversial to say that today’s country radio sucks. It’s full of cookie-cutter pseudo-cowboys and cowgirls who dress better than they sing, and sing better than they write. The music appeals to folks who think sitting behind the wheel of a fast car and […]

Jake Sharp Band TONIGHT

Jake Sharp Band TONIGHT

Come out to Bhojanic in Decatur tonight and catch one of Atlanta’s most innovative jazz groups: Jake Sharp Band. They will be playing hits from their current album, Brilliant Shadows, as well as some new original songs. Their set is scheduled from 8:30- 11:30 pm; so come check out this talented group at one of […]

Smith’s in July

Smith’s in July

Grab your calendar and a pen, because Smith’s Olde Bar has big plans for you this month. Check out some their concerts. Also, save some cash on cover charges by purchasing tickets ahead of time at Ticket Alternative. Thursday, July 10– Yo Mama’s Big Fat Booty Band and Zach Deputy Saturday, July 12– Papa Grows […]

Frank Bell- On Passion and Reason

Frank Bell- On Passion and Reason

Frank BellOn Passion and Reason By Kim Burdges Frank Bell may be one of Atlanta’s many talented singer/ songwriters, but his new EP, On Passion and Reason, brings something more than just the typical well written acoustic album: a touch of jazz and soul. With vocals and lyrics reminiscent of John Legend, Bell utilizes the […]

Just Announced

Just Announced

Ray LaMontagne’s third album, Gossip In The Grain, will be released on RCA Records on September 30th. No plans have been announced regarding a tour in promotion of the album, but stay tuned to Atlanta Music Guide for future announcements. To get an early feel for the record, check out Gossip’s initial tracklisting. LaMontagne is […]

The Big Fat 4th in Atlanta!

The Big Fat 4th in Atlanta!

No plans for the 4th yet? Well, the place to be in Atlanta this year is Smith’s Olde Bar! Pop Death Squad and The Sweetness bring you the BIG FAT FOURTH! Free PBR kegs, hot dogs off the grill, and lots of great music for only $4 at the door! What more could you want? […]

KT to ATL

KT to ATL

KT Tunstall will kick off her national tour on August 1 at Atlanta Botanical Garden. The Scottish songstress is touring in promotion of her fall 2007 release, Drastic Fantastic; the follow up to 2004’s Eye to the Telescope, which spawned such hits as “Black Horse and The Cherry Tree” and “Suddenly I See.” Tunstall will […]

Alejandro Escovedo is a “Real Animal”

Alejandro Escovedo is a “Real Animal”

Alejandro Escovedo is back on the road this summer to promote his just released album, Real Animal. Real Animal is Escovedo’s ninth solo album, and it is the perfect showcase of his stellar songwriting, classic rock sound, and powerful, authentic vocals. This month Escovedo is kicking off the east coast round of his national tour, […]

Hot Chip coming to Atlanta

Hot Chip coming to Atlanta

Variety Playhouse will mark the final show of Hot Chip‘s national tour. The electronic British pop group will tour the country in promotion of their new album, Made in the Dark, starting in September with their final tour performance at Atlanta’s Variety Playhouse on October 9. Get your tickets now!Check out their music video for […]

Cold War Kids are back!

Cold War Kids are back!

Today, Cold War Kids are playing a free concert in Brooklyn’s Prospect Park, but soon they will be playing at a city near you. They have just announced plans for a national tour starting in August, but unfortunatley there are no Atlanta dates scheduled yet. Cold War Kids’ new album will be released September 23. […]

David Jacobs-Strain — Liar’s Day

David Jacobs-Strain — Liar’s Day

David Jacobs-StrainLiar’s Dayself-release by Al Kaufman Every generation needs its own hot shot blues guitarist. Some (Stevie Ray Vaughan) hold up better than others (Kenny Wayne Sheppard). David Jacobs-Strain released his first album at the tender age of 14. Eleven years and five albums later, the 24-year-old is still at it. On Liar’s Day, his […]

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