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Local Spotlight: The Tabernacle

The Tabernacle is an Atlanta institution rich in history. In recent years performers like Guns N’ Roses, Adele, and Bob Dylan have graced its stage; but before it was a concert venue, The Tabernacle served as both a church and a hospital. In 1898, Dr. Len G. Broughton became pastor of Third Baptist Church in Atlanta. […]

What’s Up Wednesday 11/05

Don’t let the midweek blues get you down! We’ve got a ton of great shows happening in Atlanta tonight! The Black Lillies at Eddie’s Attic Black Lillies front man Cruz Contreras knows a thing or two about the road. After co-founding Robinella and the CCstringband with his wife, he spent nearly a decade traveling the […]

Show Preview: Celebrating The Songs & Music of Lynyrd Skynyrd @ The Fox Theatre 11/12

As far as epic shows go, this one will be at the top of our lists. On Wednesday, November 12, an extraordinary collection of musicians will come together at The Fox Theatre for “One More For The Fans! Celebrating The Songs & Music of Lynyrd Skynyrd.” This will be a special concert event taping to […]

New Music Tuesday 11/4

Get your new tunes Tuesday on with these great album releases below! Ryan Hemsworth – Alone For The First Time (Last Gang Records)                     This young producer from Canada has been on the up & up with a remarkably productive output in the past couple of years. […]

What’s Up Tuesday 11/4

November is in full-swing, as is Atlanta’s concert series! See what is happening tonight to determine where you will be spending your evening. Ed Roland and The Sweet Tea Project at Eddie’s Attic For the past two decades, Atlanta native Ed Roland has been the front man and heart of the platinum-selling rock band Collective […]

Interview w/ James Vincent McMorrow Playing @ Variety Playhouse 11/5

Although Irish singer/songwriter had a late start getting into creating music, you would never be able to tell by the music he creates. His voice and his lyrics sound like those of a soul much older than his actual age – his songs are sure to win you over the same way they have won us […]

Q&A with Cruz Contreras of Black Lillies; Playing Eddie’s Attic November 5th

  By Al Kaufman Listening to Black Lillies’ third CD, Runaway Freeway Blues, is akin to transporting oneself through large country roads in Middle America. That’s due in no small part to Cruz Contreras, founder, singer and songwriter of the band. When Contreras’ marriage to Robinella Bailey of funky bluegrass Robinella and the CCstringband dissolved […]

What’s Up Monday 11/3

Happy Monday, Atlanta! We hope you had an awesome Halloweekend! Keep it going with one of these great shows! Songwriter’s Open Mic at Eddie’s Attic For over 19 years, we’ve hosted Atlanta’s premiere SONGWRITER’S OPEN MIC for the performing songwriter. National and local acts perform 2 songs each, with 3 finalists returning for a third […]

Weekend Picks 10/31-11/2

Happy Halloween, Atlanta! We hope you all are as excited as we are for a fun-filled weekend, so, to get you even more excited, we have the low-down on what is happening this weekend. Friday, October 31st Curtis Harding at 529 Soul isn’t a feeling, a sound or a movement. It’s a connection, a current […]

Interview with Dom of Big Gigantic Playing @ The Tabernacle 10/31

Big Gigantic has been doing some pretty big things. They kicked off a month-long tour earlier this month in support of their fifth studio album The Night Is Young, just following their debut at the famed Madison Square Garden in New York City supporting their friend Bassnectar. Tomorrow night they will be doing what is sure to be […]

Throwback Thursday: Live Review: Robyn Hitchcock and the Venus 3– April 2009

This review was originally published on April 8, 2009. Robyn Hitchcock will be playing at Eddie’s Attic on October 31, 2014 and November 1, 2014.    From the familiar beginning arpeggiated chords of show opener “I Often Dream of Trains” to the slightly shambolic ending of final encore “Listening to the Higsons” with its familiar […]

What’s Up Thursday 10/30

One day until Halloween! Kick off the scariest holiday of the year with an Atlanta show! Dirty Loops at The Loft Formed in 2009, Dirty Loops is a power trio that twists pop music in a way never done before. The long time friends and fellow musicians – Jonah (vox, keys), Henrik (bass) and Aaron […]

Concert Review: Yellowcard & Memphis May Fire at The Masquerade 10/28

Yellowcard and Memphis May Fire played at Heaven in The Masquerade on Tuesday, October 28th despite canceling a show less than a week ago. Even though there were two relatively distinct fan bases present, the groups were able to come together to deliver a crowd-surfing show that thoroughly impressed the diverse audience. Memphis May Fire rocked […]

What’s Up Wednesday 10/29

Happy Wednesday, Atlanta! Before all the Halloween parties pick up, check out one of tonight’s great show! Zara Sky with special guest, Jonah Swilley at Eddie’s Attic Zara Sky possesses the best qualities of a wholesome and genuine artist. At first look, Zara impresses with her unique beauty, a blend of her Spanish and Puerto Rican […]

Bassnectar Releases NVSB Remixes + New Single

Fresh off of a sold out Madison Square Garden show, Bassnectar, aka Lorin Ashton, announces a massive 22-track Noise Vs. Beauty remix album dropping today, October 28th. The package includes 19 remixes from his critically acclaimed Noise Vs. Show More Summary

Jukebox the Ghost Featured on World Cafe Live

Vocalist and pianist Ben Thornewill, singer-guitarist Tommy Siegel and drummer Jesse Kristin met at George Washington University in 2003, then formed Jukebox The Ghost three years later. The D.C. pop band’s self-titled fourth album was released last week. You can get a preview of the new songs as well as listen to an interview with […]

New Music Tuesday 10/28

Happy New Music Tuesday! Check out the latest releases and get in on the great new tunes! Run The Jewels – Run The Jewels 2 (Mass Appeal Records)                     Although this album – supposed to come out on Monday, Oct. 27 – was pre-released while most […]

What’s Up Tuesday 10/28

The countdown to Halloween is getting shorter and shorter! Get your party on early with a concert in Atlanta tonight! Steve Poltz w/ Special Guest Brian Revels at Eddie’s Attic Steve Poltz is obsessed with the challenge of knowing and understanding the thoughts of each and every person in his audience.His songs are guileless snapshots […]

2015 30A Songwriters Festival Line Up Announced!

The Sixth Annual 30A Songwriters Festival has been set for January 16th through 18th 2015. This year’s festival has a number of amazing artists performing including Graham Nash, Indigo Girls and Jason Isbell. The Festival takes place in South Walton, Florida. 150 artists will perform at 25 different venues on Scenic Highway 30A in Northern […]

What’s Up Monday 10/27

It’s Monday again, and we have some awesome things happening in the ATL tonight! Kenny Loggins at Mill Town Music Hall Kenny Loggins’ remarkable four-decade-plus career has brought him from the top of the charts to the toast of the Grammys. He’s had smash hits on Hollywood’s favorite soundtracks, rocked worldwide stages, and found his […]

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