IMMA EAT A HOT DAWG!!! NOOOMMMM!Just what it says on the tin, guys! Where are your favorite places to eat in town before a show, during that lull or a boring band, and afterwards when you're stumbling out of the venue at two a.m.? Who's got the best burger, pizza, drinks, atmosphere, whatever!We're asking because … Continue reading We Want to Know: Where do you eat before and after shows?
Hey guys! Not much post-worthy for today but we're gearing up for our Athfest/Flagpole Awards/Athens music cluster**** of coverage coming up soon. Just a few reminders on how to keep up with all the stuff that we can't always post to the main blog every day.We're on Facebook! Yup, probably the easiest way to keep … Continue reading A Short Reminder Before the Long Weekend
TONIGHTFlicker TheatreYo Soybean!Mann RayJohn French and the BastillesNew Earth Music HallSpiritual RezYo Mama's Big Fat Booty BandThe Melting PointThe Burning AngelsFRIDAYCaledoniaFree MountainThe DictatortotsHayrideThe HEAPFarm255Henry BarbeDavid Barbe and the Quick HooksGnat's LandingNathan SheppardSATURDAYCherokee FarmsAmberland FestivalHendershot'sThe HobohemiansLittle KingsReptarDJ Spencer SloanMelting PointRack of SpamMONDAYCaledoniaDan NettlesShane PerlowinGyan RileyTUESDAYCaledoniaSpring TigersThe MemorialsNo Where BarLeaving Countries
remember this logo? Done in MSPaint.Hey! AMJ is officially three years old! Holy smoking cows! What a year. Man, what a bunch of years. So as we chug right along into our most exciting year yet, we wanted to give you a little thanks by way of our friends at ATHFEST.A pair of Athfest wristbands … Continue reading We are 3. Athfest Wristbands on Us.
Picture here the pyro, Ryan Monahan...In his new music video that is. There's a pretty interesting tale behind all of this. I heard from Monahan's drummer that the guy in this video had never been set on fire before. Naturally, I just had to ask what the deal was. Is it true you lit a … Continue reading Monahan Sets a Guy On Fire, Films It
There are few things more magnificent than pulling into Athens, GA at 7 a.m. on a Saturday morning after a show. The town is quiet. But not in an eerie sense. No, it's more of a "calm before the storm" feeling. Some of us are asleep (not the driver thank God!), myself, I'm drifting in … Continue reading Athens in the Morn
"Death is pretty final. I'm collecting vinyl. I'm gonna DJ at the end of the world" - JMSWell, apparently the world is ending tomorrow and everyone else is getting ready by making a few epic playlists. Of course, the number one song on an end of the world playlist would be "It's the End of … Continue reading So, Got that Playlist Ready, Stipey?
I meant to put this up last Friday but blogger went *kaboom*. So I'm putting this out there today since I have just been informed that a few local High Schools are graduating kids tonight.'Tis Party Time! That means it's time to dance!
TONIGHTLo Yo Yo Sponsored ShowY La BambaThe GlobeIan McFeronTHURSDAYCaledoniaODISTThis Piano Plays ItselfCulture ShockAshutto MirraFarm 255Green Thrift GroceryMemory MapNEVEROl' Blue HeelerTheo ZummLittle KingsShallow PalaceRyan SheffieldMisfortune500 Sleepy Eye GiantFRIDAYCaledoniaIce Cream MenPowerloadGeorgia BarWorn Out WelcomeRye BarCloudeaterSumilanSATURDAYFarm 255Bright Light Social HourCousin DanTimmy Tumble and the TumblersPlush PalaceSO It GoesReeks of FailureCaledoniaNate NelsonRuby KendrickMatt HudginsMONDAYFlicker TheatrePaul McHughHendershot's Open MicTUESDAYManhattan CafeBOB DYLAN … Continue reading Weekly Show Picks May 18 – 24
Congrats to Reptar and the Futurebirds on being selected for Austin City Limits Festival. There's some mighty big acts there. Wowzers.Our buddy Brent Cash got a major shout out from Stomp and Stammer the other week. You would probably know him as the drummer from our much beloved late Television Buzz. Brent's last album is … Continue reading Athens Music News Roundup