AMG Weekend Picks 2/6-2/8

Friday Feb. 6 Kina Grannis w/Imaginary Future @ Vinyl Genre: Acoustic/Folk/Pop Sounds Like:¬†Ingrid Michaelson, A Fine Frenzy, Priscilla Ahn Tickets are $19, Doors open at 7:30 pm.     Jim White vs Packway Handle Band @ Eddie’s Attic¬† Genre: Bluegrass Sounds Like: Town Mountain, Runaway Planet, Three Tall Pines Tickets are $15 in advance, $20 […]

AMG Weekend Picks: People’s Fest 2013, Packway Handle Band, Pat Benatar & More!

The sky’s been overcast lately but you don’t have to be. We’ve got enough shows lined up to keep you entertained all weekend! On Friday, Packway Handle Band is kicking things off with their energetic “alt bluegrass” show at Smiths Olde Bar. Then on Saturday you can head out to the beautiful Atlantic Station Central […]

Interview: Packway Handle Band Playing Smiths Olde Bar, June 21st

Self-proclaimed “alt bluegrass” quintent Packway Handle Band turns twelve this year and they’re bringing their energetic live show back to Smiths Olde Bar. Although they perform around two condenser mics, and use traditional bluegrass instrumentation the band maintains that they are not interested in preserving any traditions. They’ve played a Devo tribute show if that […]

Q&A with Packway Handle Band; Playing @ Smith’s Old Bar Friday, 3/1

It all started in Athens, Georgia in 2001 during a most peculiar spell when 5 or 6 bluegrass bands circulated the town. The famous Athens, which had once spawned the B-52s, REM, Widespread Panic, and countless other indie, pop and punk acts,was now the home to a competing minority of bluegrass players. The Packway Handle […]

AMG Weekend Picks: John Driskell Hopkins, The Packway Handle Band, Cigar Store Indians, Duran Duran, Linkin Park & Incubus, and More!

Happy Friday! The weather is cooling off a bit, Fall festival season is gearing up, new albums are coming out, and a bunch of Fall and Winter concerts went on sale today! I’ve noticed some excitement surrounding several upcoming concerts that just went ON SALE: Heart, Japandroids, Walk the Moon, Soul Rebels Brass Band, Lost […]

AMG Weekend Picks: Packway Handle Band, Nutcracker, Tim & Eric and More!

AMG Weekend Picks: Packway Handle Band, Nutcracker, Tim & Eric and More!

Happy December everyone! We hope everyone had a brilliant Thanksgiving and has digested the remainders of all those leftovers. The holiday season is officially on now, with Hanukkah now started and twinkling lights going up everywhere. This weekend is an Atlanta act extravaganza, and we’re happy to celebrate the holidays with our hometown lads and […]

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