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Pat DiNizio, singer for The Smithereens, dies at 62

BY MELISSA RUGGIERI/AJC Music Scene Pat DiNizio, frontman for alt-rock-pop band The Smithereens has died at the age of 62. The band posted the news on its Facebook page shortly after midnight Wednesday: It is...

New video released to commemorate Gregg Allman’s 70th birthday

BY MELISSA RUGGIERI/AJC Music Scene In celebration of what would have been Gregg Allman’s 70th birthday Dec. 8 comes the release of a striking video for “Song for Adam,” from Allman’s final album, “Southern Blood.” The song,...

Opinion: Snow day!

Looking out my window on this Friday afternoon, this seemed an appropriate way to kick off the weekend.  

Injured in Iraq, former combat photographer Stacy Pearsall now creates portraits of American veterans

Former Staff Sergeant Stacy Pearsall has photographed over 6,000 men and women who have served in every conflict from World War II to the present day. Her black-and-white images capture a broad range of subjects and expressions. By turns heroic, playful, enigmatic, haunted, tender, hard, broken and badass, the most common denominator is a tensile strength...

Opinion: Time for a classic

Let’s get back to the roots on this first Friday of December, shall we? Have a good weekend, y’all.

AC/DC guitarist Malcolm Young mourned by Eddie Van Halen, Ozzy Osbourne, David Coverdale

BY MELISSA RUGGIERI/AJC Music Scene Malcolm Young was considered one of the most potent rhythm guitarists in rock ‘n’ roll. Though he was the co-founder of AC/DC whose riffs drove many of their most muscular tunes, his...

Opinion: “The works I’ve done ….”

We lost the great Sharon Jones a year ago tomorrow, after a long and heroic battle against cancer. Before her departure, however, the Georgia-born Jones left…

21 Savage blasted for lackluster performance during Atlanta Hawks game

BY MELISSA RUGGIERI/AJC Music Scene On Tuesday night at Philips Arena, Jay-Z kept the rafters shaking with his meaty beats and nimble rapping (read a review of the concert here). Atlanta-based upstart 21 Savage...

Watch: Taylor Swift performs emotional song for Jimmy Fallon

BY MELISSA RUGGIERI/AJC Music Scene Taylor Swift made an unscheduled appearance on Jimmy Fallon’s late-night show Monday to help comfort the grieving host. Fallon canceled last week’s shows following the Nov. 4 death of his mother, Gloria. During...

Opinion: We need a little, or a lot, of this ….

Nobody does pickin’ and grinnin’ better than the comedic genius and acclaimed bluegrass musician, Steve Martin. Escort us out of this awful week, will ya Steve?

J. Tom Morgan Seminar at Dunwoody High – Thursday, November 30, 2017 - Ignorance is No Defense

Amazon price - $15.00 J. Tom Morgan, author of the book Ignorance is No Defense, is coming to speak to students at Dunwoody High School to offer valuable information about the laws that govern underage drinking, drug use, driving, and more. Show More Summary

WATCH: Elton John surprises Broadway crowd at ‘The Lion King’ anniversary show

BY MELISSA RUGGIERI/AJC Music Scene Elton John surprised attendees of “The Lion King” following Sunday night’s performance of the musical. The Broadway anchor celebrated its 20th anniversary in front of an audience filled with luminaries, including show...

National Transportation Noise Map and is there mitigation possible for Dunwoody on the proposed Revive 285 express lanes?

National Transportation Noise Map On October 5th, representatives of GDOT showed the Dunwoody City Council the possible Revive 285 plans that would include Flyover Express Lanes directly adjacent to what is now single family residential homes - noise & aesthetics were several of the issues that were hard for GDOT to answer. Show More Summary

Pebble Tossers Ripple Run 5K & Nonprofit Expo is Saturday 8:30 am - Dunwoody - Brook Run Park / Race Day Registration Available

Pebble Tossers Ripple Run 5K/1M & Nonprofit Expo Saturday, Nov 4th at 8:30 a.m. Brook Run Park - Dunwoody, GA 4770 N. Peachtree Road The 3rd Annual Pebble Tossers RIPPLE RUN 5K/1M & Nonprofit Expo is a highly motivational, action packed...Show More Summary

IrishFest Atlanta featuring Music, Dance & Culture - Friday & Saturday at the Doubletree on Chamblee Dunwoody Rd

Video IrishFest Atlanta has something for everyone! Concerts, Workshops, Dance Performances, Lectures and much more. Shop the IrishFest Marketplace featuring vendors while enjoying free entertainment and special youth programs. "IrishFest...Show More Summary

Dunwoody's Best Neighborhood for Trick-or-Treating, Briers North off Tilly Mill - Tuesday 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Video The Briers North Subdivision invites you and your children to visit and enjoy the yard decorations, costumes, and trick-or-treating! The street opens to trick-or-treaters at 6:00 PM Candy distribution begins at 6:00pm. No admission after 8:30pm. Show More Summary

Opinion: Be nice on your way up, cuz …

Time for a little New Orleans funk, methinks. When Trombone Shorty blows that bone, things start to really cook. Have a good weekend, y’all.

Review: “Socially Engaged” at GSU’s Welch gallery asks aesthetically rich questions

2 months agoUnited States / Atlanta : ArtsATL

The exhibition Socially Engaged at Georgia State University’s Welch gallery through November 10 offers a fantastic sample of predominately recent photo and video work by seven artists – six women and one man – addressing issues central to identity politics such as race, sexuality and gender. Each piece owes something to performance art. Curator Brenda...

A studio conversation with Davion Alston

2 months agoUnited States / Atlanta : ArtsATL

ArtsATL contributor Anna Nelson-Daniel speaks to the artist about how his identity informs his art.

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