Throwback Thursday: Countdown to Five Eight

Athens alternative rock foursome, Five Eight, has been rocking stages all across the country since signing with Sky Records in 1990. Now, more than 20 years and countless hit records later, the band is preparing for the re-release of its album Weirdo and an accompanying tour! Today we revisit a 2012 AMG interview with the band as […]

Event Preview: Atlanta Jewish Music Festival

March 12 is opening night for the 6th annual Atlanta Jewish Music Festival. The following 11 days promise a medley of traditional and contemporary Jewish entertainment. The festival incorporates an eclectic mix of artists and Jewish community leaders, embodying the panoptic diversity within the community, which the festival hopes to illuminate. Kicking off the festival is Canadian ska/rock […]

What’s Up Wednesday 1/14

Here’s what’s happening in Atlanta tonight Wednesday, January 14. Sadistic Ritual and Meth Valley @ The Earl Atlanta-based thrash metal band, Sadistic Ritual, headlines the show tonight at The Earl.Tonight’s lineup features fan favorites like the hard hitting heavy metal band Meth Valley, D.C. band Genocide Pact, and the local quintet Gunpowder Gray who will be playing songs from […]

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 […]

Surfer Blood

AMG Weekend Picks 1/2-1/4

It’s the first official weekend of 2015 and what better way to celebrate than with some great live music! Check out one of these awesome shows going on in the ATL this weekend and enjoy! Friday, Jan. 2 Surfer Blood @ The EARL Surfer Blood have recently performed at Coachella Festival, released a new video […]

What’s Up Wednesday 12/31

Happy New Year’s Eve Atlanta! If you’re still looking for last minute NYE plans, there are some great shows going on in the A tonight! New Year’s with The Biters @ The EARL Hailing from Atlanta, GA The Biters will rock your face off at The EARL for their “Spew Year’s Eve” show with guests Dinos […]

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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