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The 3rd Annual BBQ & Blues Festival is here!

That’s right! The 3rd Annual BBQ & Blues Festival is this Saturday, June 18th 6:30pm at Wolf Creek Amphitheater. Featuring Betty Wright, Clarence Carter, Bobby Rush, Roy C, and Jeff Floyd, hosted by MC Lightfoot with music by DJ Daddy Dre. Advance tickets are $85 for VIP table seats, $50 for reserved tickets, and $35 for […]

Throwback Thursday: Same Kopecky. Hold the Family

The second album from Nashville-based six-piece Kopecky, Drug for the Modern Age, takes the many shake-ups the band’s endured over the past few years and turns them into inspiration for groove-driven, melody-heavy alt-pop that’s intensely emotional and strangely exhilarating. Formerly known as the Kopecky Family Band, the group looks at such life-altering events as the […]

What’s Up This Week 5/4-5/7

Monday, May 4 Saul Williams @ The Masquerade Genre: Hio-Hop, Spoken Word, Rap Sounds like: Sage Francis, Aesop Rock, El-P Tickets are $18 advance. Find Tickets Here! Tuesday, May 5 Mandolin Orange w/ Ryan Gustafon Genre: Bluegrass, Gospel, Folk Sounds like: Ben Sollee, Trampled By Turtles, The Farewell Drifters Tickets are $15. Find Tickets Here! […]

Throwback Thursday – Photobook: Death Cab for Cutie @ Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre 8/11/11

For 17 years, we’ve followed the coming-of-age story of alternative rock band Death Cab for Cutie. Now with the release of their eighth studio album, we are introduced to a slightly more nuanced and mature sound that tells of love lost, the realities of adulthood, and a band trying to hold itself together after co-founder and […]

AMG Weekend Picks 4/17-4/19

Friday, April 17 Graf Orlock @ The Earl Genre: Grindcore Sounds like: Ghostlimb, Glasses, Children of God Tickets are $7. Doors open at 9 p.m. Find tickets here! Hot Tuna @ Variety Playhouse Genre: Blues, Rock Sounds like: New Riders of the Purple Sage, Bob Weir, Jerry Garcia Band Tickets are $27.50 in advance, $30 day of show. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. […]

AMG Picks: Top 10 Karaoke Bars in Atlanta

We’ve all been there. 2 a.m. surrounded by our closest friends, too many empty shot glasses, and one empty stage calling your name, haunting you, reminding you of all your rock star ambitions. We’re talking about karaoke! This is our love song (pun intended) to the ancient art form practiced by kings and perfected by the inebriated […]

AMG Weekend Picks 4/10-4/12

  Friday, April 10 The Decemberists @ The Tabernacle Genre: Indie, Folk, Rock Sounds like: Band of Horses, The Shins, The Mountain Goats Single tickets are $45.50. Doors open at 7 p.m. Find tickets here! Dustbowl Revival w/City Hotel @ Vinyl Genre: Americana, Bluegrass, Swing, Gospel Sounds like: Rope, Fox and the Bird, Cowboy and the Indian Tickets are $8 […]

Throwback Thursday: Interview with Paul Deakin of the Mavericks

We don’t know many bands that can go from “plush, pre-rock pop ballads” to “peppery Tejano rhythms” (Billboard), but one thing’s for sure: We love the ever eclectic sound of the Nashville band led by frontman Raul Malo. That’s why, after 13 months, the guys have returned to give us Mono, an album full of fresh but […]

Throwback Thursday: Eliot Bronson

The cover of Eliot Bronson’s latest self-titled album shows a more contemplative side of the artist than previous releases. The folk/rock/country hybrid has been drawing attention from critics who call the album “one of the best this year.”(Glide Magazine). In honor of his success, and his upcoming show at Eddie Attic, we take a look […]

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 […]

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