AthFest 2013 Coverage

AthFest 2013 was as busy as ever this year, the streets packed with music fans of all different persuasions. I couldn’t catch every show obviously, but I’ve compiled a list of the top five most notable shows I did see. My Top Five Most Notable Shows of AthFest 2013 Cult of Riggonia – Farm 255 […]

Interview: Modern Skirts; Playing FINAL SHOW @ AthFest June 21st!

Born of four hopeful rednecks and numerous misconceptions, Athens, GA’s Modern Skirts crept onto the scene in 2005 with their debut record, ‘Catalogue of Generous Men’. The record received some good reviews, finding itself at #11 on Paste Magazine’s “50 Best Records of 2005”. After some marginal touring success around the South and several sold […]

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 […]

What’s Up Wednesday?

I woke up in a really good mood this morning, regardless of the fact that my little pup, Penny-Pie, stayed up most of the night howling at the thunder…It’s going to be one of those days where I get a lot done, I just know it! I am in Nashville, and am stoked to see […]

15th Annual AthFest Runs June 22-26

By Eileen Tilson It’s that time of year again!  June 22 though 26, the 15th annual AthFest will be held in downtown Athens. Known as “one of the country’s great indie music festivals,” headlining artists this year will include Futurebirds, Centro-Matic , Guadacanal Diary, Chickasaw Mudd Puppies, Kevin Kinney Band, Nappy Roots, Col. Bruce Hampton […]

AMG Weekend Picks: Rock4Research, Guided By Voices, Taste of Atlanta and More!

AMG Weekend Picks: Rock4Research, Guided By Voices, Taste of Atlanta and More!

This weekend is definitely a bit more relaxed than usual, with the exception of the mammoth food event that is Taste of Atlanta. We get the feeling that everyone is working on their Halloween costumes and stocking up on candy in time for next week’s spooky celebrations. But we’ve still got a good selection of […]

Bits and Bobs: The Coathangers, The Selmanaires, Little Tybee, Lera Lynn and More

Bits and Bobs: The Coathangers, The Selmanaires, Little Tybee, Lera Lynn and More

– The Coathangers celebrate their “Live at The EARL” 7-inch, where else, at the EARL on November 26, with support from All Night Drug Prowling Wolves and Wolves and Jackals. – The Selmanaires are one member less, at least for a while, as bassist Tommy Chung is moving to New York. He played his last […]

AMG Weekend Picks: Collective Efforts, Silversun Pickups, The Features, Frankie Valli Tribute and More!

AMG Weekend Picks: Collective Efforts, Silversun Pickups, The Features, Frankie Valli Tribute and More!

Friday, June 18 – Collective Efforts and Vonnegutt at Smith’s Olde Bar Old school ATL hip hop group Collective Efforts traded in the turntables for a full band and added just the right amount of funk and soul to their live performances. It’s possible the CE crew have finally found themselves after nearly a decade […]

Modern Skirts and The Features Get Poppy at The EARL on June 19

Modern Skirts and The Features Get Poppy at The EARL on June 19

Athens indie-pop princes Modern Skirts and Nashville psych-pop madmen The Features are joining forces at the EARL on Saturday, June 19 for a full night of pure unadulterated pop music. Both bands are hugely popular in Atlanta, and because of that we suspect this show will sell out. Get your tickets today, thank us June 19. Modern […]

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