Concerts in Atlanta this Weekend!

Friday, April 4th Red Baraat with Dialect Trio at Smith’s Olde Bar Formed in 2008, Red Baraat is a pioneering eight-piece band from Brooklyn, New York. Conceived by Sunny Jain, the group has drawn worldwide praise for its singular sound — a merging of hard driving North Indian bhangra rhythms with elements of jazz, go-go, […]

Interview with Gringo Star

Gringo Star are insouciant explorers, tossing the paddles overboard and drifting on the currents of their lackadaisical curiosity across a rippling sonic ocean, out to the far edges of rock & roll. Shot pulsing from a vintage Leslie speaker, their guitars, keys and vocals pirouette across the astral plane, the psychoactive ingredients of their echo-slathered, […]

Win Tickets to Gringo Star at The EARL!

Gringo Star are insouciant explorers, tossing the paddles overboard and drifting on the currents of their lackadaisical curiosity across a rippling sonic ocean, out to the far edges of rock & roll. Shot pulsing from a vintage Leslie speaker, their guitars, keys and vocals pirouette across the astral plane, the psychoactive ingredients of their echo-slathered, […]

What’s Up Tuesday? December 31

New Year’s Eve is finally here! We’ve got plenty of local events going on today, ranging from live music to themed parties, so there’s something for everyone. There’s sure to be a big turnout tonight at all of the events, so make sure to get your tickets in advance so you’re not stuck at the […]

5GB With Gringo Star; Playing The Earl, April 13th

Atlanta’s own, Gringo Star has made a name for themselves as indie darlings with a bit of Brit-rock fuzziness. Their 2008 critically acclaimed debut, All Y’all was praised by several music publications, allowing them to tour in the U.K. as well. The band released their follow up album, Count Yer Lucky Stars, this past October, and are back […]

AMG Weekend Picks: Tandoori Knights, Gringo Star, Lykke Li and More!

Things are a little mellow this weekend, probably with everyone gearing up for the big Turkey Fest coming up next week. But there is still a ton of incredible shows, and a donka-truck-tonnage of tickets going on sale, so you can get some Christmas shopping done too (and pick yourself up something nice while you’re […]

CD Review: Gringo Star — Count Yer Lucky Stars; Playing Star Bar, November 19

Gringo Star Count Yer Lucky Stars Gigantic Music By Ellen Eldridge To say a buzz has been brewing over Atlanta locals Gringo Star would downplay the frenetic reverberations on the music industry radar. The allusion to Beatles drummer Ringo Starr remains a cute sarcasm, and fits the band’s style well with the choice of instruments […]

How to Ring in 2011 in Atlanta

How to Ring in 2011 in Atlanta

We’ve put together a handy little list of how to rock ‘n’ roll into the New Year in our hometown. And we’ve even got a little video from The EARL to get you in the celebratory mood. Noot d’Noot with Gentleman Jesse and his Men at The EARL Gringo Star joins eclectic funky bunch Noot […]

Red Stripe Light MidSummer Music Fest – Saturday, June 19 at Candler Park

Red Stripe Light MidSummer Music Fest – Saturday, June 19 at Candler Park

Hooray for the weekend! It’s MidSummer Music Fest time! Sponsored by Red Stripe Light, the day-long event this Saturday, June 19 is packed with an artist market, family activities, a corn hole tournament and much more! Musical guests include Lefty Williams, Soulphonics and Ruby Velle, Gringo Star, Ivan Neville’s Dumpstaphunk, The Wailers and Better Than Ezra. For […]

Art-B-Que with The Biters, The Booze, Gringo Star and So Many More – June 11-13

Art-B-Que with The Biters, The Booze, Gringo Star and So Many More – June 11-13

It’s getting hotter, more humid and grossly muggy in Atlanta – time for outdoor weekend festivals! This weekend is the 3rd Annual Art-B-Que in Avondale Estates – and to us, that means rad local art & crafts, delicious BBQ and some of the coolest bands intown! The band lineup for the Art-B-Que is looking good. […]

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