AMG Weekend Picks 2/13 – 2/15

Friday, Feb. 13 Big Head Todd and the Monsters @ Variety Playhouse Genre: Rock Sounds Like: Blues Traveler, Widespread Panic, Dave Mathews Band Tickets are $30 in advance, $33.50 at the door. Doors open at 7 pm. Find Tickets Here! Theophilus London w/Father, Doja Cat Genre: Soul-pop, Contemporary R&B, New Wave Electro Sounds like: Childish […]

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Interview with Joanna Syme of Big Scary, playing Eddie’s Attic 6/13

Big Scary is an alternative pop duo hailing from Melbourne. This Australian pair has now ventured stateside to make more music and tour. The 2-piece band is composed of Tom Iansek on guitar, vocals and piano and Joanna Syme on drums and backing vocals. Recently, AMG got a chance to chat with Joanna about the band’s origins, […]

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Album Review: O’Brother’s ‘Disillusion’

By: Shelby Lum Many bands find it difficult to cross the threshold of genre. Atlanta based, O’Brother, don’t. Their album, “Disillusion,” brings in seemingly different forces of music to blend and contour a specifically niche sound. The album opens with “Come Into the Divide,” leading the record with peaceful vocals and a howling background. The […]

Interview: Luella and the Sun- Playing @ Vinyl July 20th!

Luella and the Sun, one of Nashville, TN’s must see emerging acts defies any singular description. Music Connection Magazine described them in geographic terms as “feverish, bluesy jungle territory.” Regardless of how they are characterized, one certain thing is that their sound ignites a soulful blend of blues-hop, gospel and rock, merging a fearless sense […]

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Interview with Nate of Anberlin playing The Loft on July 12th!

By: Shelby Lum Quiet guitars strumming, amps pushed out of the way, and a performance mostly without the electric guitars that brought Anberlin to popularity will fill the Florida rockers’ show at The Loft. For their summer tour, Anberlin will be playing a stripped down show, reminiscent of sessions of MTV Unplugged, and fans can hear “Paperthin Hymn,” “Feel […]

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Interview with Angie Aparo; Playing @ Eddie’s Attic Friday, March 15th

EMI recording artist Angie Aparo is the songwriting talent behind such big hits as Faith Hill’s “Cry”. A highly respected and accomplished singer and performer himself, Angie has appeared on stage and recordings with Tim McGraw, Edwin McCain, Matchbox 20 and Faith Hill to name but a few. We took the time to ask the […]

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Live Review: Damien Jurado – The Earl

By Margaret Price “Have you heard the new Damien Jurado album?” I asked my friend on a chilly March afternoon. “Nope, I don’t think so. But I did love the crocheted poncho he wore at Pickathon. Every. Day,” she replied, and I instantly knew I needed to see this man live. Fortunately for me, I […]

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Christina Aguilera versus Patton Oswalt versus Alice In Chains versus Jonas Brothers

Ultimate Celebrity Death Match? Nah, but wouldn’t that be awesome? Christina Aguilera with Leona Lewis, Thursday – August 5 at Aaron’s Amphitheater at Lakewood Xtina is back this summer with her new record BIONIC out June 8, a new tour, and – we can only assume – a new shiny dominatrix getup. Tickets for Christina Aguilera […]

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