Celebrate the 4th at STATS

Celebrate the 4th at STATS

Celebrate July 4th at one of Atlanta’s hottest new spots. Come to Stats and enjoy complimentary appetizers, live DJ, $3 Dos Equis beer, and an amazing view of Centennial Olympic Park’s fireworks display. This year the Park’s fireworks show is sponsored by Airtran Airways and is scheduled to last over 20 minutes. Stats rooftop July […]

Corndogorama Pictures

Corndogorama Pictures

Corndogorama 2008 is over and we are tired. After a weekend of Jalapeno Corndogs, Fried Pickles, rain, music, and sweat… we are worn out. A blast was had by all and pictures can be found on Corndogorama 2008 Atlanta Music Guide pictures. We weren’t allowed to hang out this weekend as long as we would […]

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 […]

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 […]

Leslie Fram heads to New York City

Leslie Fram heads to New York City

Stop by the 1*FIVE*0 Fusion Party tomorrow night (Thursday June 26th) and give your well wishes to long time Atlanta Programmer and Broadcaster Leslie Fram as she leaves Atlanta heading to New York City. Leslie has been hired by Emmis Communications to program New York’s NEW Rock Experience WRXP. In addition, you will be able […]

Katy Perry debuts at Number 9

Katy Perry debuts at Number 9

NEW YORK – Capitol Records singer-songwriter KATY PERRY conquers a career milestone this week as her debut album, ONE OF THE BOYS, enters Billboard’s national Top 200 album chart at number 9. Perry also marked her album release week by kicking off the 2008 Vans Warped Tour for the entire summer. Powered by one of […]

The Hot Rods- Super Sport

The Hot Rods- Super Sport

The Hot RodsSuper SportSuper Rock Records by Al Kaufman The Hot Rods are that type of band that, when they come to town, you best lock up your daughters and  alcohol. Since they’re local, it is my civic duty to tell the good people of Atlanta to keep tabs on your liquor and women folk. […]

Rick Brantley — Prize Fighter Soul Auctioneer

Rick Brantley — Prize Fighter Soul Auctioneer

Rick BrantleyPrize Fight Lover Soul AuctioneerCarnival Recording Company by Al Kaufman It’s always good to set attainable goals. Rick Brantley realizes that in his song "Peace On Earth," when he spits out, "I don’t want peace on earth/ I just want to go home." But rest assured that whatever it is this Georgia native wants, […]