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 […]

A “Once” In A Lifetime Concert Experience

A “Once” In A Lifetime Concert Experience

Steven Spielberg once told USA Today,  "A little movie called Once gave me enough inspiration to last the rest of the year". That’s how I felt about the concert last night showcasing the talent of the movie’s stars, Glen Hansard and Marketa Irglova (a.k.a. The Swell Season), at the Cobb Energy Center here in Atlanta. […]

500 Songs For Kids- #200-150 Update

500 Songs For Kids- #200-150 Update

500 Songs For Kids Update from Night #7 Songs #200-150 on the Countdown of the 500 GREATEST SING-ALONG SONGS OF ALL TIME! Donating to 500 Songs for Kids may lead you on the road to Heaven, but last night everyone wanted to go “Straight to Hell” when Drivin n’ Cryin performed their classic. One great […]

500 Songs for Kids- #250-200 Update

500 Songs for Kids- #250-200 Update

500 Songs For Kids Update from Night #6 Songs #250-200 on the Countdown of the 500 GREATEST SING-ALONG SONGS OF ALL TIME! The hits just keep on coming! Last night’s countdown ranged from classic rock hits like “Sweet Child of Mine” to the Christmas standard “Feliz Navidad” to Greatest American Hero’s Theme. Tonight the fun […]

500 Songs for Kids- #300-250 Update

500 Songs for Kids- #300-250 Update

500 Songs For Kids Update from Night #5 Songs #300-250 on the Countdown of the 500 GREATEST SING-ALONG SONGS OF ALL TIME! Mason Jennings, Missy Higgins, and Brett Dennen were there. Cracker performed his monster hit “Low,” and Skid Row’s Rachel Bolan played “I Remember You.” Where were you? Smith’s Olde Bar continues to be […]

500 Songs For Kids- #350-300 Update

500 Songs For Kids- #350-300 Update

500 Songs For Kids Update from Night #4 Songs #350-300 on the Countdown of the 500 GREATEST SING-ALONG SONGS OF ALL TIME! The hits kept on rolling during night four of the ten night music marathon. From 112’s Q Parker’s soul rousing rendition of R.E.M’s “Losing My Religion” to Clay Cook’s poignant, acoustic sing along […]

500 Songs For Kids- #400-350 Updates

500 Songs For Kids- #400-350 Updates

500 Songs For Kids Update from Night #3 Songs #400-351 on the Countdown of the 500 GREATEST SING-ALONG SONGS OF ALL TIME! Highlights from last night that you should be sad you missed (good, bad, and the ugly all incl): * #396- It’s My Party (and I’ll Cry If I Want To) by Lesley Gore […]

500 Songs For Kids- #450-400 Updates

500 Songs For Kids- #450-400 Updates

500 Songs For Kids Update from Night #2 Songs #450-401 on the Countdown of the 500 GREATEST SING-ALONG SONGS OF ALL TIME! We only caught the last 20 songs or so, but here’s what we saw: Highlights from last night that you should be sad you missed (good, bad, and the ugly all incl):   […]

500 Songs For Kids- #500-450 Updates

500 Songs For Kids- #500-450 Updates

500 Songs For Kids Update from Night #1 Songs #500-450 on the Countdown of the 500 GREATEST SING-ALONG SONGS OF ALL TIME! Highlights from last night that you should be sad you missed (good, bad, and the ugly all incl):     * #496- Don’t Stand So Close To Me by The Police performed by Helios  […]

The Coathangers

The Coathangers

The CoathangersApril 4, 2008EmoryBy Brian Danin Amidst the spring rain and humidity, WMRE’s Locals Fest 2 kicked off in Emory’s Burlington Road Building. Although the venue wasn’t packed, it was a good showing for an otherwise dreary evening. The audience (some as young as 5 years old) loved the free jams, and then, of course, […]

Zac Brown Band opens for Sugarland

Zac Brown Band opens for Sugarland

April 3, 2008Fox TheatreBy Kim Burdges Being the opening act for a sold out headliner can be a tough place to be, but the Zac Brown Band’s electric performance Thursday night at the Fox Theatre proved that some of those tickets might have been bought just for them. Blending rock, country, folk, and soul, Brown […]

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