Road Trip: The Big Bird Bash Festival at Luther Williams Field in Macon, March 2

Featuring Gringo Grande, Modern Skirts, Back City Woods, Moon Taxi, Dirty Sound Professors, Drivin’ N Cryin’, Drive-By Truckers By Leila Regan-Porter The Hummingbird Stage and Taproom has been a pretty good solid outlet for live music in Macon, increasingly so in the past couple of years, bringing in enough rockin’ touring acts and alt-country locals […]

AMG Weekend Picks: !!!, Van Halen, The Atlanta Mess-Around, Eleanor Friedberger, The Drive-By Truckers and More!

Happy Almost-Weekend AMG Readers! It might be gearing up for a miserable-looking weekend, so let’s just enjoy the sun while we can and take solace that there are plenty of warm, friendly gigs to bask in. Check out our selections below, as well as the on sales happening this weekend too (including a certain British […]

What’s Up Thursday?

By Eileen Tilson Um highs today in the 70’s?!?!?! I can’t help but to think that mother nature is just playing a little trick on us all. “Oh yeah, whip out the shorts and flip flops, and then right when you start getting a little color back in your cheeks BAM! I’m gonna drop the […]

What’s Up Wednesday?

By Eileen Tilson Happy Wednesday to you all! We are a little late getting started today, but better late than never! Looking for some fun things to do tonight? I just might have some suggestions: -You gotta support our home town boys! Mike Cooley is at The Earl for a rare solo appearance by the […]

Live Review: Drive-By Truckers and Centro-matic at Georgia Theatre, August 12

By Micah McLain Drive-By Truckers brought along their “soulmate band” Centro-matic for a sold-out two-night stand to celebrate the triumphant return of the Georgia Theatre this past weekend. There was an overwhelming sense of excitement and awe that was shared by everyone lucky enough to be in attendance Friday night. The opportunity to see two […]

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 […]

CD Review: Drive-By Truckers — The Big To-Do; Playing Variety Playhouse March 12 & 13 and Criminal Records March 13

Drive-By Truckers The Big To-Do ATO Records By Chris Homer The Big To-Do, Drive-By Truckers’ 10th studio album and first for ATO records (out March 16), continues to add to the legacy of the Athens, Ga. southern rock mainstays. Like previous records, Patterson Hood crafts songs filled with desperation and outlaws that fans have come […]