Posted on Jan 21, 2012
Alt Jazz / Blues / Fusion guitarist Garrett "G. Love" Dutton and his band, Special Sauce, made a stop on their tour at the Variety Playhouse in the Little Five Points section of downtown Atlanta, GA. The Philadelphia native packed the house and performed his hits and new material. Opening for G. Love was Alabama-born singer/songwriter Kristy Lee, who brought her own brand of "special sauce" and hot music to Atlanta. Music News Nashville was on hand to capture the...
Posted on Jan 15, 2012
American rock band Evanescence made a stop on their tour at The Tabernacle in downtown Atlanta, GA., and performed their hits - as well material from their latest album, the self-titled Evanescense - for the standing room only crowd. Fronted by lead singer Amy Lee, Little Rock, Arkansas-based Evanescence has been treating their fans to their hits since 1995. Music News Nashville was on hand to capture the evening in photographs.
Posted on Jan 14, 2012
Colorado-based rock band Big Head Todd & The Monsters made a stop in Atlanta on their tour and performed for a sold out crowd at the Variety Playhouse in the Little Five Points area of town. Made up of Todd Park Mohr (lead guitar/vocals), Rob Squires (bass), Jeremy Lawton (keyboard/steel) and Brian Nevin (drums), the band played their hits and newer material for the enthusiastic crowd that kept dancing to the music. Music News Nashville was on hand to capture the...
Posted on Jan 12, 2012
Athens, GA-based alt rock band The Critical Darlings took to the stage in Buford, Georgia, and performed a show of original songs for enthusiastic friends and fans. Performing at 37 Main - A Rock Cafe, the band shared music from their albums Satisfactionista and Come On, Accept Your Joy as well as new material. The Critical Darlings have toured the U.S. and Europe, garnering fans across the world with their eclectic rock songs with influences by The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, The Sex Pistols...
Posted on Jan 7, 2012
Alt ambient indie rock band O'Brother held a release party for their first full-length release, Garden Window. The band, made up of members Johnny Dang (guitar), Tanner Merritt (lead vocals/guitar), Anton Dang (bass), Aaron Wamack (guitar/percussion) and Michael Martens (drums), performed the full album for a packed house of fans at The Masquerade in downtown Atlanta, GA. Music News Nashville was on hand to capture the evening in photos.
Posted on Jan 1, 2012
Country Music superstar Zac Brown hosted his annual New Year's Eve party and concert at the Phillips Arena in downtown Atlanta, where he - along with several support acts - performed for a packed house of revelers. Opening for Zac were artists on his Southern Ground Records label, including Sonia Leigh, Blackberry Smoke, Dugas, Levi Lowrey, Nick Cowan, Wheeler Boys and The Wood Brothers. Music News Nashville was on hand to capture the evening in photos.
Posted on Dec 31, 2011
The legendary BB King performed for a packed house of fans at the historic Fox Theater in downtown Atlanta, GA. Opening for King was blues guitarist and singer EG Kight. Both performers kept the toes of the crowd tapping with their hits and hot guitar licks. Despite being 86 years old, King showed the audience he still has what it takes to be called the "King" of the Blues. Music News Nashville was on hand to capture the evening.
Posted on Dec 24, 2011
Country Alt/Rock/Blues artist and Georgia native Corey Smith performed a hometown show at the country's largest dance club and music venue, Wild Bill's in Duluth, GA. Smith performed his hist "21," "Maybe Next Year," If I Could Do It Again" and more for a sold-out crowd of friends and families. Smith's friend and fellow-Georgian, Country artist Colt Ford, joined Corey on stage for a rousing and "rap-ified" performance of Sweet Home Alabama. Music News Nashville was on hand to capture the evening in photos.
Posted on Dec 23, 2011
Athens, Georgia-based Mama’s Love recently held a CD release party at the historic Buckhead Theater in downtown Atlanta, where they performed songs from the new album as well as some Christmas favorites for their enthusiastic fan base who came out to see them rock the stage. Made up of Thomas Galloway (lead vocals), William Boyd (keyboard), Whit Murray (lead guitar), Bo Nicholson (bass) and Ben Torbert (drums), Mama’s Love could be called an eclectic mix of ...
Posted on Dec 20, 2011
Grammy winners and husband/wife due Vince Gill and Amy Grant brought their 12 Days of Christmas tour to the historic Fox Theater in downtown Atlanta, GA, and performed for a sold out crowd. The duo sang Christmas favorites and kept the audience laughing with humorous anecdotes throughout the evening. The audience sang along with many of the Christmas songs. Music News Nashville was on hand to capture the evening in photos.
Posted on Dec 19, 2011
American rock band Staind made a stop at the Tabernacle in downtown Atlanta, GA, and performed their hits for a sold-out crowd of fans. Made up of members Aaron Lewis, Mike Mushak and Johnny April, Staind rocked the house and kept the audience on their feet, performing older hits as well as songs from their latest release, their Self-Titled CD released in 2011. Music News Nashville was on hand to capture the concert in photos.
Posted on Dec 17, 2011
Romance pianist Jim Brickman made a stop on his Christmas tour at the Cobb Energy Center and performed Christmas songs, along with his hits, for a packed house of enthusiastic fans. During the performance, one couple was spotlighted as the man stood and proposed to his girlfriend before the entire audience. Music News Nashville was on hand to capture Jim in photos.
Posted on Dec 16, 2011
Eclectic indie band Drew Holcomb & The Neighbors brought their Neighborly Christmas Tour to the Buckhead Theater in downtown Atlanta, GA., where they performed audience favorite hits and Christmas songs for a sold-out crowd. Opening the show was Nashville-based signer/songwriter Andrew Ripp, whose voice and humor kept the audience singing along with his set and tapping their toes to his original songs, as well as some unique takes on Christmas standards. Music News Nashville...
Posted on Dec 14, 2011
Legendary rocker Alice Cooper brought his "No More Mr. Nice Guy" tour to the Cobb Energy Center in Atlanta, GA, and performed his hits for a sold-out crowd of fans. Opening for Cooper was U.K. alt-rock artist Livan. Many of those in attendance were decked out in Alice Cooper-style clothing and makeup. The crowd stayed on their feet throughout the concert, singing along to all their favorites. Music News Nashville was on hand to capture the evening in photos.
Posted on Dec 8, 2011
R&B singer, songwriter and actor Robin Thick made a stop on is tour at The Loft in downtown Atlanta, GA. There, he performed his hits for a packed house of enthusiastic fans. Thicke's albums, which he previously released under the moniker Thicke, are noted for their feature of a predominantly R&B sound. Robin Thicke has penned hits for popular artists such as Jennifer Hudson, Usher, Mary J. Blige and others. Music News Nashville was on hand to capture the concert in photos.
Posted on Dec 6, 2011
The legendary Oak Ridge Boys brought their 2011 Christmas Tour to the Memorial Auditorium in Chattanooga, TN, where they performed their mega hits as well as Christmas and gospel favorites for a packed house of ORB fans. Before the show, the guys met with fans and posed for pics, signed autographs and chatted about their careers. Oak Ridge Boys members Duane Allen, Joe Bonsall, William Lee Golden and Richard Sterban were recently inducted in the Grand Ole Opry and...
Posted on Dec 4, 2011
Alt-folk singer/songwriter Ruth Moody brought her band to the Red Light Cafe in downtown Atlanta, GA, where they performed for enthusiastic fans. Moody, an Australian-born Canadian singer, is also a member of the trio The Wailin' Jennys. Moody's first band was the Juno-nominated roots band Scruj MacDuhk, for whom she was lead singer from 1997 until the group's break up in 2001. Music News Nashville was on hand to capture the evening in photos.
Posted on Dec 3, 2011
Heavy-metal thrash band Mastodon made a stop at the Tabernacle in their hometown Atlanta, GA., and performed for a sold-out crowd. The band is composed of bassist/vocalist Troy Sanders, guitarist/vocalist Brent Hinds, guitarist Bill Kelliher and drummer/vocalist Brann Dailor. They have released five full-length albums to date, with 2009's Crack the Skye selling 41,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release to land at position No. 11 on The Billboard 200 chart...