Bits and Bobs: Andre Williams, East Atlanta Strut, Massive Attack, N.E.R.D.

Bits and Bobs: Andre Williams, East Atlanta Strut, Massive Attack, N.E.R.D.

– The legend that is Andre Williams, writer for stars like Stevie Wonder and Parliament Funkadelic, will be playing Star Bar with The Subsonics and The Mission Creeps tonight, Friday, September 10. You want to “Shake A Tail Feather” tonight? Well, you’re in luck, because this man wrote the song. – Next weekend is the […]

Live Review: Miniature Tigers, Young Orchids, Lera Lynn at Star Bar, August 20

Live Review: Miniature Tigers, Young Orchids, Lera Lynn at Star Bar, August 20

By David Courtright; photo by Sam Parvin On a line-up of very disparate but talented performers, Athens’s Lera Lynn and Atlanta’s own Young Orchids joined Phoenix’s Miniature Tigers at the Star Community Bar last Friday. It was pouring outside, the water in the street sluicing toward the meeting of the five points, but the crowd […]

Bits & Bobs: Interpol, Garrison Keillor, Miniature Tigers, Trailer Vic’s Beach Party, Sufjan Stevens and More!

– As you may have noticed in our Weekend Picks post, Interpol are bringing moody dark synths and guitars to The Tabernacle on November 1 and Metric will be coming on October 28. – For those who like their twee stories of cold states in America told in a slow, thoughtfully-measured way, Garrison Keillor is […]

AMG Weekend Picks: Athens PopFest, Today the Moon, Tomorrow the Sun, Rosanne Cash, Kathy Griffin, Dragonette

AMG Weekend Picks: Athens PopFest, Today the Moon, Tomorrow the Sun, Rosanne Cash, Kathy Griffin, Dragonette

We’ve got some great heavy hitters coming to Georgia this weekend. From country royalty to indie legends, local heroes to sassy comediennes, not to mention a band fresh from playing to a 2000-person Lollapalooza crowd; it’s going to be a full weekend for our fair state. Don’t forget to check out our on-sales below too!

AMG Weekend Picks: Hal Sparks, The Selmanaires, Counting Crows, Zoroaster and More!

AMG Weekend Picks: Hal Sparks, The Selmanaires, Counting Crows, Zoroaster and More!

My goodness, what a week. It’s been hot, stormy and maybe just a little miserable – and that’s just been our moods. Maybe it was just a full-length week after two short weeks, but we really need this weekend. There’s plenty to do, from Broadway shows to stand-up comedy, kick-ass local rock to a classic […]

Last Ever Big Trouble In Little Five Points This Thursday With The Barreracudas

Last Ever Big Trouble In Little Five Points This Thursday With The Barreracudas

We’re sad to have to announce that the last ever Big Trouble in Little Five Points is taking place this Thursday. From the horses’ mouthes: Just like the Beatles, Ebbet’s Field and Michael Jordan’s first retirement, sometimes the right time to say goodbye happens to be when things are still rolling along. This month marks […]

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 […]

AMG Weekend Picks: Yacht Rock Revue, Jessica Lea Mayfield, Nas and More!

AMG Weekend Picks: Yacht Rock Revue, Jessica Lea Mayfield, Nas and More!

Thursday, June 10 – Creative Loafing Relaunch Party at The Sound Table If you haven’t already RSVP’d at clatlanta.com/relaunch you might have to get creative about how get in (see what we did there?). Creative Loafing has a new look and wants everyone to see it! What better way to show off the new duds then to throw […]

AMG Weekend Picks: Yelawolf, ARTLANTIS, Psychobilly Freakout and More!

AMG Weekend Picks: Yelawolf, ARTLANTIS, Psychobilly Freakout and More!

Friday, June 4 – Yelawolf and Hollyweerd at Smith’s Olde Bar Yelawolf has got to be in a good mood these days. Last week the Alabama-based rapper opened for Big Boi at a secret free show at the Yaarab Shriner Temple. Pretty sure it doesn’t get any cooler than that. Tonight Yelawolf will be sharing the stage with […]

AMG Weekend Picks: AKA Blondie Documentary Fundraiser, All The Saints, Wheatus and More!

AMG Weekend Picks: AKA Blondie Documentary Fundraiser, All The Saints, Wheatus and More!

Atlanta is packed with cool shows this weekend. From documentary fundraisers to zombie dance parties to straight up rock shows. We thought you might like this list of things to do. See you there! AKA Blondie Teaser from Jon Watts on Vimeo. Friday, May 21 – AKA Blondie Fundraiser @ Eyedrum Half Pint Productions hosts […]

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