Spafford Reminds the 9:30 Club They Are Rare Company in the Jam Scene

Photos and Review by Porter Byers Spafford showcased their dovetailed skills at the legendary 9:30 club on a cold Saturday night in DC. Each member of the band, including recently added Cory Schechtman on the keys, meshes together to a degree rarely seen in improvisational live music. Even one of the bouncers I spoke to… Read More Spafford Reminds the 9:30 Club They Are Rare Company in the Jam Scene

Athens Musicians Perform in Los Angeles Ahead of Historic UGA National Championship Win

By Max Stewart Congrats to the Georgia Bulldogs on a well-deserved National Championship win in Los Angeles last night, with the largest margin of victory in bowl game history! On the eve of the game Sunday night, a benefit show for Nuçi’s Space went down at the legendary Troubadour in West Hollywood to get the… Read More Athens Musicians Perform in Los Angeles Ahead of Historic UGA National Championship Win

The B-52s Farewell Tour Makes Final Atlanta Stop at Fox Theatre (Photos and Recap)

Photos and Recap by Max Stewart It gets said a lot, but Athens GA’s The B-52s are truly in a category all alone. Their innovative sound was completely original and forged a path for many new wave and art rock bands to push the boundary of ‘safe’ music in the mainstream and beyond. Best part… Read More The B-52s Farewell Tour Makes Final Atlanta Stop at Fox Theatre (Photos and Recap)

Kevin Scott’s All Star Holiday Revival included Musical Tribute to Special Guest Bernard Purdie and Christmas Classics (Recap and Photos)

Photos and Review by Max Stewart Kevin Scott’s All Star Holiday Revival brought the heat on a historically freezing cold night in Atlanta at the Variety Playhouse. With a revolving cast of mostly-local musicians, the set list featured a range of funky Christmas tunes to songs that honored the very special guest, Bernard ‘Pretty’ Purdie.… Read More Kevin Scott’s All Star Holiday Revival included Musical Tribute to Special Guest Bernard Purdie and Christmas Classics (Recap and Photos)

Scott Metzger’s Acoustic Show in Georgia Showcases Wide-Ranging Musicianship

Photos and Review by Max Stewart Scott Metzger is a man of many talents. He plays with the widely sought-after Grateful Dead torchbearers Joe Russo’s Almost Dead, has an instrumental rock trio WOLF! (who released the EP ‘Adult Entertainment’ in October), and is most recently on tour promoting his acoustic release, Too Close To Reason.… Read More Scott Metzger’s Acoustic Show in Georgia Showcases Wide-Ranging Musicianship

Thom Yorke and Jonny Greenwood’s The Smile Push Sonic Limits and Show Fan Appreciation in Atlanta

Photos and Review by Max Stewart Everybody has those albums that mold your musical taste. Radiohead’s OK Computer was for sure mine. It was one of three CDs that I wore out during the summer going into freshmen year of high school. The multi-layered soundscapes and haunting yet beautiful melodies… everything about it was so… Read More Thom Yorke and Jonny Greenwood’s The Smile Push Sonic Limits and Show Fan Appreciation in Atlanta

Blackberry Smoke’s Holiday Homecoming at Fox Theatre More Meaningful This Year with Drummer Brit Turner Returning to Stage – Photo Recap

Photos by Ryan Swerdlin This year’s annual Blackberry Smoke Holiday Homecoming Concert in Atlanta had a lot more weight to it this year than in the year’s prior, as it marked a return to the stage of drummer Brit Turner, who has been battling some health challenges this year. It was an emotional and powerful… Read More Blackberry Smoke’s Holiday Homecoming at Fox Theatre More Meaningful This Year with Drummer Brit Turner Returning to Stage – Photo Recap

Faye Webster’s Dazzles with Full Orchestra in Atlanta – Full Livestream Available on 12/21

Faye Webster has hit some monumental achievements in her hometown of Atlanta as of late. She wrote a song for her favorite Atlanta Braves player, Ronald Acuña Jr. (“A Dream With a Baseball Player”), got to sing the seventh inning stretch “Take Me Out To The Ballgame” and meet Acuña on the field. She has… Read More Faye Webster’s Dazzles with Full Orchestra in Atlanta – Full Livestream Available on 12/21