Interview with Lloyd Cole; Playing @ Eddie’s Attic 2/12 & 2/13

By Al Kaufman Back in 1985, you really couldn’t be much cooler than Lloyd Cole, his album with the Commotions, Rattlesnakes, spawned the alternative hits “Perfect Skin.” “Forest Fire,” and “Are You Ready to be Heartbroken?”. He was a mod Brit who possessed Elvis Costello’s wit and gift for wordplay without the bile, and Bryan […]

Vacationer

What’s Up This Week 1/26-1/29

While you’re recovering from the weekend check out the great shows lined up for this coming week! Monday, Jan. 26                             Vacationer @ Vinyl Genre: Indie, Electronic, Alternative Sounds like: Reptar, Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr., St. Lucia Tickets are $13 in advance, […]

AMG Weekend Picks 1/23-1/25

Friday Jan. 23 That 1 Guy @ Vinyl Genre: Varied, Classical, Electronica Sounds Like: Les Claypool, Sausage, Primus Tickets are $15. Doors open at 7:30 pm. Find Tickets Here! The Liverhearts w/ Motherfucker and Vincas@ The Earl Genre: Varied, Rock Sounds Like: The Sunglasses, OVERWHELMED, Failures of Modern Science Tickets are $7. Doors open at 9 […]

Of Montreal

What’s Up This Week 1/19-1/22

Monday, Jan. 19 Songwriter’s Open Mic Night @ Eddie’s Attic Genre: Varied, Acoustic Sounds like:  An open mic night of artists you would pay good money to see. Tickets are $5 in advance, $6 at the door. Doors open at 7pm. Find Tickets Lionheart, Drowning @ The Masquerade (Purgatory) Genre: Hardcore/Metal Sounds like: Terror, Thick As Blood, Death […]

AMG Weekend Picks 1/16-1/18

Get your id’s out and your beer glasses raised Atlanta…this weekend is going to be a good one. Friday Jan. 15 Passafire @ The Masquerade With Passafire, you get the best of both worlds. They love to bring a harder rock edge, while maintaining a progressive reggae base. The group began in 2003 when students […]

What’s Up Thursday

It’s almost Friday everyone! Here are the music happenings in the Atlanta area for Jan. 15 Carousel Kings and Tantric (Hell Stage) @ The Masquerade The pop/punk quintet Carousel Kings will hit the stage at The Masquerade tonight in their 2015 kickoff tour “Don’t Worry, Be Happy.” In addition, the rock band Tantric will be […]

Elisa Ambrogio

What’s Up Monday 1/12

Elisa Ambrogio (of Magik Markers) @ 529 Limbo as the space between heaven and hell where unblessed babies float, sighing; limbo as the supple-spined Calypsonian dance craze: here exists The Immoralist. Elisa Ambrogio, Magik Markers power front, lyric intelligence, guitar g’rilla, and awkward weirdo, is back (and forth, too) to deposit her first full length […]

J-Live

AMG Weekend Picks 1/9-1/11

Welcome to the weekend, Atlanta! It’s going to be a cold one but there are plenty of shows to keep you movin’! Friday, Jan. 9 J-Live w/ Willie Evans Jr. & more, Hosted by Fort Knox @ 529 J-Live first appeared on the underground hip hop scene in 1995, when he was a freshman English […]

Fred Eaglesmith

What’s Up Thursday 1/8

Fred Eaglesmith @ Eddie’s Attic Acclaimed singer, songwriter and bandleader Fred Eaglesmith is a genuine iconoclast and true original. It’s the natural result of following the cue of his musical career and now 19 albums with the January 2012 release of 6 Volts. The result is one of the most fascinating and musically rewarding careers […]

Sean McConnell

What’s Up Wednesday 1/7

Get over the hump of this first full week of the year by checking out a show in ATL tonight! Sean McConnell w/ special guest Scotty Cram @ Eddie’s Attic Growing up in the coffee houses of the Boston folk scene, Sean watched his parents playing songs written by Joni Mitchell, Bruce Springsteen, Bob Dylan, […]

Austin Renfroe

What’s Up Tuesday 1/6

We know it’s getting cold out there, but you can warm up with a show at the intimate Eddie’s Attic in Decatur tonight! Austin Renfro @ Eddie’s Attic Atlanta native Austin Renfroe returns to perform at Eddie’s Attic tonight! The soulful singer/songwriter was #1 in MTV’s Ourstage Indie Pop Charts for 30 weeks and SiriusXM […]

Ex Hex

What’s Up Monday 1/5

What’s Up in Atlanta this Monday! Ex Hex w/ Birds of Avalon @ Drunken Unicorn Ex Hex is an all female D.C. based indie rock trio that formed in 2013. The band, consisting of Mary Timony (formerly of Autoclave and then Helium), Betsy Wright, and Laura Harris, released their debut album Rips in October of 2014. Rips is […]

Umphrey's McGee

What’s Up Tuesday 12/30

Misery Loves Chachi @ 529 Misery Loves Chachi is an indie, dream-pop band from Atlanta, Georgia. Consisting of Chris Blais, Keith Hicks, Pete Lim, Nathan Sadler and Kara Straus, Misery Loves Chachi combines Chill-Wave, Motown and African rhythms with post-modern classical chord changes and jazz vocal harmonies comparable to Steely Dan. With vocal styles reminiscent […]

What’s Up Monday 12/29

It’s the last Monday of the year! Spend it the right way by checking out a live show in Atlanta tonight. Charlie Garrett, Hunter Morris, RRest @ 529 Get a free dose of indie, psychedelic rock at 529 in East Atlanta Village tonight! Donations accepted.   Railroad Earth @ Variety Playhouse Railroad Earth is a roots […]

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