Concert Picks

Concert Picks

Tom McDermott plays jazz history Article

The New Orleans pianist brings a lifetime of music to the stage

Little Tybee and Nse Ufot added to #ActivateATL lineup Article

C4 Atlanta aims to promote voting in November’s mayoral election

Faye Webster plays Criminal Records Fri., July 21 Article

The Awful Records alt-folk chanteuse plays songs from her self-titled sophomore LP

Catching up with Sequoyah Murray Article

The singer and improv artist talks about his influences and learning to articulate his musical ideas

Irrelevant Music matters Article

Kyle Swick wants to expose you to the greatest local music you’ve never heard

Irrelevant Music Fest top 9 Article

From Boy Harsher to Lois Righteous, CL Music scribes shout out their must-see picks

The gospel of disco Article

Nicky Siano ruminates a legacy of dance floor innovation

Tunabunny reveals ‘Dream Sugar’ / ‘Pitocin Enduction Hour’ video mixtape Article

Athens’ experimental pop quartet goes deep on the Beatles’ ‘White Album’ with ‘PCP Presents Alice in Wonderland, Jr.’

For Matthew Sweet, ‘Tomorrow’ is here Article

The Midwestern power pop icon releases his long-awaited return

Palm breaks all the rules Article

The north Philly four-piece strikes a balance between pleasing and disturbing with ‘Shadow Expert’

Top 5: Jade Poppyfield’s Georgia music spots Article

Ethereal electronic artist leads a tour of her favorite venues

wakeATL co-founders talk music, art and political action Article

In supporting Vincent Fort’s mayoral campaign Atlanta activists embrace the dangers and rewards of taking a stance

Pay to Cum wants you Article

This hardcore outfit has something for everyone

Washed Out breaks the wave Article

Mister Mellow’ strikes back with a work of dazzling impressionism

Omni returns with new single, ‘Equestrian’ Article

The group’s sophomore album, Multi-task, is due out Sept. 22 via Trouble in Mind

JORTSFEST reveals final lineup for 2017 Article

Nana Grizol, Loner, Chelsea Shag and more to play the local DIY music and arts gathering

The Cairo Gang: A life in music Article

Emmett Kelly reflects on his ‘Untouchable’ identity

Les Nubians get ‘Up Close and Personal’ Article

French-African neo-soul duo previews new music on acoustic tour

Chantae Cann to headline #ActivateATL concert Article

C4 Atlanta prompts locals to get out and vote in November’s manorial and city council elections

JORTSFEST returns Article

DIY music and arts festival launches Kickstarter for support

Algiers return with new album, reissued debut 7-inch and more Article

Gospel-tinged post-punk outfit returns home to play Afropunk Fest in October

ROLL CALL: Mike Keenan of NAARC Article

A few gallons of water, some tissue and three or four handfuls of hair

The Good Graces show off ‘Too Old For This’ Article

The Southern Americana outfit finds midlife enlightenment with their latest album, ‘Set Your Sights’

An evening of creative music at Avondale Towne Cinema Article

Bill Brovold & Frank Pahl, 4th Ward AKO and DfTaLS round out a bill of adventurous sounds

OuterSpace Week returns with Mission III Article

Emancipator Ensemble plays Terminal West’s Big Bang Block Party on June 24

Michael Potter’s psych-rock trip Article

The Electric Nature mastermind breaks new ground with ‘Garden Portal Almanac’

Chris Childs Trio finds that less is more Article

Faun And A Pan Flute Marimba further explores his compositional style

Boogarins’ soundtrack for the end of the world Article

Brazilian quartet releases surprise third album

Talking guitars with Adron and Casey Hood Article

Two singer-songwriters discuss their long history in Atlanta music and beyond

Music Midtown returns Sept. 16-17 Article

Bruno Mars, Future, Blink-182 and Mumford & Sons headline this year’s two-day music festival in Piedmont Park

NO EYES transcends EDM Article

Bedroom producer lets loose on the underground

Brent Cobb comes home Article

Georgia native’s new album is a love letter to small towns

Tonstartssbandht Article

The sibling duo explores psychedelia with ‘Sorcerer’

Moon Diagrams reveals ‘Bodymaker’ Article

Deerhunter’s Moses Archuleta shows off a bit more of what’s in store with his forthcoming album ‘Lifetime Of Love’

Imagine Music Festival returns Article

Big Gigantic, STS9, NGHTMRE and more join the lineup for Atlanta’s premier EDM blowout

Bret Busch reimagines the Rock*A*Teens’ ‘Sun’s Up’ Article

Smithsonian’s frontman and Atlanta music fixture preps for the arrival of ‘Pills Lace & Confetti’

Project Pabst returns Article

Iggy Pop, Watch the Duck, the Coathangers and more fill out the lineup for the second annual East Atlanta blowout

The Hanging Judge and the power of individuality Article

Hang ‘Em High’ EP wages war on misguided outrage

Estoriafest returns Article

Big Jesus, Midnight Larks, Dot.s and more headline Cabbagetown’s annual day of music

Midnight Larks reveal ‘Gunfighter’ Article

The first look at the group’s forthcoming debut album is steeped in danger and mystique

Elliott Street Deli and Pub goes the distance Article

Castleberry Hill’s beacon of nightlife turns 10

Joan Baez’s pockets of sanity Article

Folk legend finds consciousness and compassion through music

Shilpa Ray’s struggle for independence Article

The outspoken songstress breaks out on ‘Last Year’s Savage’

Atlanta Jazz Fest’s rising stars Article

7 must-see acts to watch this year

Show Preview: Venice is Sinking Article

Sat., July 10

Show Preview: Big K.R.I.T. Article

Sat., July 10

Show Preview: The Goodnight Loving Article

Thurs., July 8

Show Preview: Islands Article

Sat., July 3

Show Preview: Dwele Article

Thurs., July 1

Pocahaunted Article

Sage Francis Article

Jacuzzi Boys Article

Article - Reflection Eternal Article

Unimpeachable precedent

Article - Broken Bells Article

Pure pop plunge

Article - Disappears Article

Reverbalicious shadows

Article - Neon Indian’s chill philosophy Article

Alan Palomo won’t commit to chillwave’s flash-in-the-pan success

Blitzen Trapper sounds so American Article

Just don’t tell them we said so

Article - k-os throws himself a surprise party Article

The Canadian MC/singer spurs his own artistic rebirth

Trombone Shorty blows for ‘Treme’ Article

New Orleans native brings the funk to Atlanta Jazz Festival

Article - Thee Silver Mt. Zion forged by fire Article

Quintet forms its own identity beyond Godspeed’s shadow

Article - How Yahzarah got her groove back Article

The Ballad of Purple St. James puts Foreign Exchange Music on the map

Article - A Fight to the Death’s gentlemanly demeanor Article

Devotchka meets Dean Martin’ in AFTD’s cinematic sound

Article - Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings heap on the soul Article

I Learned the Hard Way conjures an authentic groove

Article - KeKe Wyatt ends decade-long bout with rhythm and abuse Article

After years of domestic violence, the ingenue returns with Who Knew?

Article - Down and dirty with Rebel Scum Article

New documentary profiles the Dirty Works and Christopher Scum

Article - Megafaun wants to earn your trust Article

The rootsy band returns to Atlanta with tricks and treats

The Mess-Around gets all the way turned up Article

Atlanta’s punk/garage family affair returns

Article - Kaki King’s ever-expanding universe Article

Atlanta guitarist feels at home on Miley Cyrus collabos and in scuzzy men’s rooms

Article - Animal Collective and Danny Perez present Oddsac Article

Twisted images and Kubrick-like abstraction color new visual interpretation of the band

Article - Attention System fuses sound for new Signal Article

Surrounded By Light releases Atlanta band’s debut

Carolina Chocolate Drops’ ain’t just fiddlin’ Dixie Article

Black string band music gets redux treatment

Article - 4-IZE sets his sights on something different Article

The Atlanta-based rapper stays in his own lane

Article - Cadillac Jones still blowing that homegrown Article

The funk-soulsters return with Rhythm Method

Article - Atlanta bassist Charlie Wooton releases debut Article

With a little help from his friends

Article - Judi Chicago ignites Bright Lights, Fun City Article

Atlanta’s dance haus group gets Dada with it

Article - Walk softly and carry a Major Lazer Article

Diplo and Switch animate dancehall electro

Article - Clan Destined has nothing to hide Article

Atlanta hip-hop duo to return with conceptual mixtape

Article - The Meeks Family debuts with Thirty One Years of Lullaby Article

Brooks Meeks’ musical dreams didn’t die with the Close after all

Sweden’s Little Dragon breathes soulful electronica stateside Article

Rumbling rhythms make their dreamy soundscapes tangible

Article - The Girls at Dawn wanna have fun Article

With a little melancholy and nostalgia thrown in for good measure

Article - Dam-Funk delivers the sho-nuff uncut Article

Pasadena native resurrects West Coast funk

Article - Man? Or Astro-Man returns from the ether Article

Man? Or Astro-Man Ten years later, the sci-fi punks pick up where they left off

Article - Rapper Big Pooh emerges from Little Brother’s shadow Article

Phonte’s significant other preps solo stance

Article - Title Tracks make a joyful, disenchanted noise Article

John Davis puts ‘ooohs’ and ‘ahhhs’ in his poppy, angry solo excursion

Article - Small crowds keep jazz drummer Justin Chesarek on point Article

His trio plans to release live CD this summer

Article - SlowEarth brings Cage back to the stage Article

One of Atlanta’s earliest electro ands gets rebirth courtesy its offspring

Article - The Back Pockets put juvenilia on blast Article

Beautiful Crappy Demo is a livewire of spontaneous outbursts

Article - Tortoise picks up the pace with sixth album Article

Cerebral indie rockers return with aggressive record

The Foreign Exchange won’t rest on Grammy laurels Article

Sleep is a luxury Phonte and Nicolay still can’t afford

Article - The Residents reside on absurdist pop’s freaky fringes Article

The enigma of a band drops Ten Little Piggies

Passion and politics pervade Nneka’s Concrete Jungle Article

Nigerian native brings activist soul stateside

Blaming Tim gets geek’d up Article

Computer nerd with social skills makes video games to complement band’s soundtrack

Phatfffat’s revenge Article

Will Dondria - the Soulja Boy of R&B - have to check her personality at the door to translate YouTube success into record sales?

Article - The Internationals give virtue to former vices Article

New live album recorded at Smith’s Olde Bar

Campaign for Capricorn’s Frank Fenter Article

Label co-founder gets a posthumous push for the Georgia Music Hall of Fame

Article - Christian McBride pays homage to his soul side Article

Jazz bassist and composer bows down to Ray Brown, James Brown and Rosa Parks

Article - The Impotent Sea Snakes get their mojo back Article

Glam-drag troupe returns to the Masquerade

Article - Nana Grizol’s sentimental affair Article

Sophomore album from Athens six-piece is chicken soup for the punk soul

Article - West End Motel’s extended stay Article

The band has been gathering members and momentum over the past year