Live Review: Jay-Z at Philips Arena 11/14/17

Review by Ryan Fleisher (Photo by Donna Permell) “What’s my motherfuckin name?” “JIGGA,” the sold-out crowd belted back to Jay-Z on Tuesday night at Philips Arena. Fans needed no reminder but they were happy to answer every call-and-response hook he let us have. And the entire show went like this – no matter how tight, […]

Chicago with The Doobie Brothers at Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre

Photos by Emily Butler – www.emilybutlerphotography.com The torrential rain could not kill the enthusiasm of a near sellout crowd at The Verizon Amphitheatre last night in Alpharetta. Between them, The Doobie Brothers and Chicago have 90 years of experience, sold over 150 million albums and produced 25 top 10 singles in 3 different decades. The […]

Chance the Rapper’s Be Encouraged Tour Brings Lakewood to Its Knees

By Walt McGinnis In front of a sold-out crowd of nearly 17,000 on Sunday evening, Atlanta’s Lakewood Amphitheatre was transformed into the Church of Chance. Chicago-based Chance the Rapper took his time to soulfully explore the line between backpack rap and traditional gospel crooning throughout his 1.5 hour long show. Following a thundering opening performance […]

Atlanta Music Guide Sits Down With Zipper Club at Shaky Knees. Accidentally Discovers Magic.

Every once in a while, you interview a band who brings you in, makes you family, inspires you to decidedly become their cheerleader. Every once in a while, you don’t get to your questions. You don’t talk much about their upcoming music. You don’t ask about their influences. Instead, you meet and ask about their […]

Billy Joel Headlines SunTrust Park on 4/28/17

Atlanta Music Guide had the pleasure of covering the legendary Billy Joel at SunTrust Park this weekend. Our own Molly Segers shares her thoughts on what it was like to see the man behind the piano. Friday, April 28, Billy Joel christened the newly minted SunTrust Park as the venue’s first concert.  The veteran Joel […]

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