What’s Up Wednesday?

Happy Wednesday y’all! This month already seems to be flying by, and before we know it we are going to be smack dab back in the middle of that Georgia heat!  Here are some fun activities for you to consider tonight: -One of the Queens of the Guitar, Ms. Bonnie Raitt is at the Cobb […]

What’s Up Monday?

So how did you all survive? Anyone do anything crazy this weekend? OK, don’t answer that….Check out what’s happening tonight in Atlanta. -Have you checked out one of the 500 Songs for Kids yet? Every cool band in the state of Georgia is participating in this awesome cause, so go out to Smith’s Olde Bar […]

AMG Weekend Picks: 500 Songs for Kids, Zac Brown Band, Kylie Minogue and More!

Happy Mothers Day weekend everyone! Hope you didn’t forget. Maybe some of these options will help with last-minute gifts. Or, maybe you need a little treat for yourself after brunch, shopping, tea etc. with your mother. At any rate, we have some great stuff for you to choose from, whether it’s a local music charity […]

AMG Weekend Picks: 500 Songs for Kids, Mike Herrera, Peter Bjorn and John and More!

Happy Almost-Weekend y’all! We hope you are all alright after those scary storms last night. Looks like the majority of us were unaffected, but we encourage you to donate or help how they can when it comes to our neighbors, whether they be in Georgia, Alabama, South Carolina or anywhere. Give what you can folks! […]

Smith’s Olde Bar Gears Up for 500 Songs For Kids, April 28 – May 7

Smith’s Olde Bar Gears Up for 500 Songs For Kids, April 28 – May 7

Music washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life. ~Berthold Auerbach This quote really sums up the mission behind Songs For Kids Foundation. The Songs For Kids Foundation brings musicians to children’s hospitals and special needs camps. For a brief moment of their day, these children get to forget what ails them and […]

Luis’ Three Picks: A Weekend of Shows in Atlanta – Alex Chilton Tribute, Megafaun, 500 Songs for Kids

Luis’ Three Picks: A Weekend of Shows in Atlanta – Alex Chilton Tribute, Megafaun, 500 Songs for Kids

As a 9 to 5’er, every weekend is like a mini-Christmas. After five days of early mornings and painful traffic jams, I get two days to sleep in, stay out late, and drink ungodly amounts of cheap beer while watching bands! So what’s on the books this weekend? Alex Chilton Tribute – Friday, April 30 – Star Community Bar Sort […]

CD Review: Cinetrope — Once I Ruled the World; Playing 500 Songs For Kids at Smith’s Olde Bar, April 30

CD Review: Cinetrope — Once I Ruled the World; Playing 500 Songs For Kids at Smith’s Olde Bar, April 30

Cinetrope Once I Ruled the World Zombino By Al Kaufman Cinetrope think big. The Atlanta band, whose name means “film music,” have created a concept album about a man-made plague that ends the world (turning people into zombies, of course), the guilt the creator of the plague goes through, and the creator’s ultimate redemption by inventing […]

500 Songs For Kids at Smith’s Olde Bar, April 29 – May 8

500 Songs For Kids at Smith’s Olde Bar, April 29 – May 8

500 Songs For Kids (songsforkidsfoundation.org) has become more than just an annual event; it’s officially an Atlanta institution. The 10-night fundraiser brings together an enormous music community to raise funds for various children’s hospitals, treatment centers, special needs camps and all places where kids are in need. Hundreds of local, regional and national touring musicians […]

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