500 Songs For Kids is back

500 Songs For Kids is back

The 500 Songs For Kids charity event extravaganza is back at Smiths Olde Bar again from May 1st thru May 10th. 500 bands/artists/crooners/rejects/you-name-it will perform the Top 500 songs of all time, as chosen by Rolling Stone Magazine. Everyone is encouraged to join in and all the money raised from the event goes to the […]

Portishead announce new album details

Portishead announce new album details

Portishead announce the release of Third, their hugely anticipated new album, their fourth album in total, and first since 1998’s Roseland NYC live. Third is to be released on Mercury/Island on April 29th 2008. Portishead will appear on the main stage at Coachella on Saturday April 26, 2008. Third Tracklisting1. Silence2. Hunter3. Nylon Smile4. The […]

Cancer Sucks!! Benefit Friday Night @ Lennys

Cancer Sucks!! Benefit Friday Night @ Lennys

There is a benefit on Friday, February 22 at Lenny’s Bar in Atlanta for Sara Nope. Last year she was diagnosed with spinal/brain cancer. She has no health insurance and needs some help to offset the expensive medical costs! So all proceeds from this event are going to her medical fund. Lots of cool stuff:Bands: […]

Jill Scott at the Fox

Jill Scott at the Fox

Singer Jill Scott brings her impressive soulful sounds to the Fox Theatre this Friday and Saturday (February 22 & 23). She will also be joined by soul singer Raheem DeVaughn. Scott’s most recent album, The Real Thing: Words and Sounds Vol. 3, was released last year with rave reviews. For more information about Scott’s Atlanta […]

Dragons of Zynth

Dragons of Zynth

Dragons of Zynth are currently over in Europe touring with Yeasayer. They return next month to the states to start their US tour with Saul Williams. Dragons will be appearing with Saul Williams at The Loft on Friday, April 4th. For tickets click here!

Big Trouble in Little 5 Points

Big Trouble in Little 5 Points

Check out some of Atlanta’s hottest bands for free this Thursday at Star Bar in Little Five Points. February 21, Pop Death Squad presents Big Trouble in Little Five Points featuring Ponderosa (including former Variac members Kris Sampson and JT Hall), Heavy Mojo, and Part Bear. It’s an ages 21 and up show and the […]

Michael Johns makes it to Idols Top 24

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.

A Valentine from Butch Walker

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

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 […]

Need weekend plans?

Need weekend plans?

Friday, February 8- The Yum Yum Tree at the Earl. Find tickets! Saturday, February 9- Harrison Hudson CD release party at Vinyl. Find tickets!                                Gentleman Jesse & His Men at the Earl. Find tickets!                                Star […]

Brits invading your record store

Brits invading your record store

This week Astralwerks Records are releasing two highly anticipated albums from Hot Chip and Air Traffic. Hot Chip‘s third album, Made in the Dark, features the British electronic popsters at their very best. They will also be taking their signature quirky sound on the road, when they embark on a North American tour this April. […]

For all you Fanilows…

For all you Fanilows…

Barry Manilow has rescheduled his cancelled concert from January 19th. Manilow will now be bringing his A Night of Music & Passion tour to Philips Arena on Saturday, March 29th. Tickets purchased for the January 19th concert will be honored on March 29th. If you haven’t got your tickets yet, tickets for the new date […]

The B-52s are back!

The B-52s are back!

The go-go boot wearing Athens natives have just released their first single, "Funplex," off their new album by the same name. Funplex will hit stores March 25; plans for a tour will be announced soon. To purchase the single "Funplex" now and for everything B-52, visit their website.

Supergrass to release new CD

Supergrass to release new CD

With a new album entitled Diamond Hoo Ha, a brand new home on Astralwerks in the US SUPERGRASS is back! After a dozen years, Supergrass (Gaz Coombes–Vocals & Guitar, Mick Quinn–Bass & Vocals, Danny Goffey-Drums & Vocals, Rob Coombes-Keyboard) have rolled back home, and rolled back the years, while marching firmly into the future. “We […]

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