AMG Weekend Picks 6/20-6/22

Friday June 20th Prince Paul @ MJQ Concourse  Doors open at 11pm. Tickets are $15. Online and phone sales end at 4pm on the day of the show Mood Rings w/ Wild Mocassins @ Eastern Sea @ 529 Forming  from mists of solid-state polished chrome out of cavity closets, Mood Rings fought against the constraints of […]

Your Guide to AthFest 6/20-6/22

AthFest 2014 It’s that time of year again and for those of you who have never experienced AthFest..here are 3 reasons why it is a must: 1. The outdoor stages and Artist Market are free to the general public so what’s to lose?! 2. It is for a good cause. AthFest, Inc., a  non-profit organization, supports local music and […]

Interview: Family and Friends; Playing @ The Drunken Unicorn, 2/22

They’ve barely been a band for a year, yet Family and Friends has made quite the name for themselves in both Athens and Atlanta. Band members Mike MacDonald (Guitar, Vocals), Casey Harper (Vocals), JP McKenzie (Electric Guitar), Tuna Fortuna (Bass), Maria Kindt (Viola, Vocals), Jandro Rios (Percussion) and Ryan Houchens (Percussion, Vocals) have an electric […]

AthFest 2013 Coverage

AthFest 2013 was as busy as ever this year, the streets packed with music fans of all different persuasions. I couldn’t catch every show obviously, but I’ve compiled a list of the top five most notable shows I did see. My Top Five Most Notable Shows of AthFest 2013 Cult of Riggonia – Farm 255 […]

Live Review: Guadalcanal Diary at AthFest, June 25; Playing Smith’s Olde Bar, July 2

By Scott Roberts; photos by Sue Volkert “I was looking at our set list,” mused principal songwriter/lead singer/rhythm guitarist Murray Attaway halfway through Guadalcanal Diary’s headlining appearance at AthFest this past Saturday, the first of their two planned 30th anniversary reunion shows (the second will be this coming Saturday at Smith’s Olde Bar in Atlanta), […]

Georgia Theatre Reopens with Shows by Big Boi, Drive-By Truckers, Gillian Welch and More

We’re so excited to see that Athens’ legendary Georgia Theatre will be reopening its doors on August 1, almost two years after the building was almost destroyed by fire. The historic venue will be celebrating with two weeks of shows, featuring local heroes, touring favorites and more. Check out the lineup below. Tickets go on […]

Mission of Burma, Apples in Stereo, Keith John Adams and More Scheduled to Perform at Athens Popfest – August 10-14

Mission of Burma, Apples in Stereo, Keith John Adams and More Scheduled to Perform at Athens Popfest – August 10-14

The 2010 Athens Popfest, scheduled August 10-14 in various venues across Athens, has announced a stellar lineup of performers including Mission of Burma, Apples in Stereo, Keith John Adams, Joe Jack Talcum (Dead Milkmen), indie-pop legends Go Sailor, and over 60 more. A limited number of $40 full festival passes are available online until Friday, May 28. Tickets will then rise in […]