AMG’s Top 30 Albums of 2012: #s 30-21

List by Chandler Mays A new tide has turned over our musical landscape this past year. The end of 2012 officially marks the first full year of Spotify usage in the US, which in turn has drastically increased the overall number of albums I’ve had access to this year. Whereas I usually listen to anywhere […]

Little 5 Fest Lineup Additions: Ponderosa and Reptar

By Jhoni Jackson Little 5 Fest has just added two hometown heavy hitters to its already massive lineup: Ponderosa and Reptar. Criminal Records will host both bands, both of which are set for later than the Little Five Points record store is typically open. Psych-tinged, Southern-rock rooted Ponderosa will play at 9:30 p.m., then eclectic […]

Picture Book: BB&T Atlanta Open First Serve Concert with Sister Hazel, Ponderosa, Seven Handle Circus- July 14

Photos courtesy of Martin Fahsel This past Saturday, the BB&T Atlanta Open kicked off with a concert in the Atlantic Station park. The lineup included bluegrass band- Seven Handle Circus, Athens rock band- Ponderosa, and of course Sister Hazel. Highlights of the day included Seven Handle Circus’ cover of House of Pain’s “Jump Around”, new […]

AMG WEEKEND PICKS: Sister Hazel w/Ponderosa, The Whiskey Gentry, Jungol, and more!

Happy Friday the 13th? Superstitious? Then you’re probably steering clear of black cats, ladders, broken mirrors, and cracks in the sidewalk..You should just stay home! BUT that would be LAME when we have so much happening in Atlanta this weekend! We just need the rain to chill out a little and all will be perfect.. […]

Exclusive Atlanta Music Guide Promo Code: AMG for BB&T Atlanta Open First Serve Concert with Sister Hazel, Ponderosa & Seven Handle Circus

Atlanta tennis fans get ready! Your favorite sport has a new home; the BB&T Atlanta Open comes to Atlantic Station July 14th thru 22nd. Players scheduled to appear include Andy Roddick, John Isner, Mardy Fish, and more of the top players on the ATP World Tour. To kick off this year’s tournament, 99X is partnering […]

Picture Book: Zac Brown Kicks Off Annual Music and Food Festival

By Amanda Miles The inaugural Southern Ground Music and Food Festival was held over the weekend in Charleston, South Carolina. Zac Brown’s vision of combining world class fare with live music became a stunning reality over three days in the balmy coastal town. 31 acts from various genres of music including country, folk, rock, reggae and funk scorched […]

Bits and Bobs: Little Tybee, Atlanta Mess-Around, Ponderosa, O.M.D.

Bits and Bobs: Little Tybee, Atlanta Mess-Around, Ponderosa, O.M.D.

– We got another little taste of Little Tybee’s eagerly awaiting new record, Humorous To Bees, out April 5. This snippet is in the form of a typically-charming video, compete with cut-out shadow cuteness. Check it out above. – Dates and bands have been announced for the Atlanta Mess-Around at The EARL. The two-day festival […]

Next Big Nashville Taking Submissions Now!

Next Big Nashville Taking Submissions Now!

Attention Atlanta bands: It’s time to start looking for those big fall gigs, which includes the marvelous Next Big Nashville. The festival, which runs October 7 – 10, showcases bands from Nashville and beyond. Atlanta bands can get a good cut of the action, like Ponderosa did last year. At only four years old, Next […]

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