Posted on Jun 21, 2013
Hit pop boy bands New Kids on the Block, Boyz II Men and 98 Degrees are out on The Package tour. They made a stop at Phillips Arena in downtown Atlanta, where they performed for a sold-out crowd of fans of all ages. Opening the show, Boyz II Men started out the evening with their harmony-laced love songs which kept the women swooning throughout their set. Up next, 98 Degrees took the energy levels up a notch as they sang their well-known hits. Closing out the evening...
Posted on Jun 15, 2013
Pop rock band Hot Chelle Rae made a stop on their tour at the Riverbend Festival in Chattanooga, TN. There, they performed for their fans and spent some time checking out the view of the Tennessee River from the top of the stage. Comprised of Ryan Follese (vocals), Nash Overstreet (guitar), Ian Keaggy (bass) and Jamie Follese (drums), Hot Chelle Rae has been building a solid fan base across the country. Hot Chelle Rae is definitely a band to watch, with their solid pedigree in the music industry...
Posted on Jun 14, 2013
Legendary Southern Rockers Lynyrd Skynyrd made a stop at the Riverbend Festival in Chattanooga, TN, where they performed their hits and more for a packed outdoor amphitheater of fans. Known for their mega-hits "Sweet Home Alabama", "Freebird", "That Smell" and so many more, Johnny Van Zant (lead vocals), Gary Rossington (guitar), Ricky Medlocke (guitar), Robert Kearns (guitar), Mark "Sparky" Matejka (guitar), Peter "Keys" Pisarczyk (Keyboards) and Michael Cartellone (drums), along with ...
Posted on Jun 14, 2013
Indiana teenagers Avery Eliason, Tori Little and Sadie Loveland, collectively known as Jetset Getset, made a stop during their radio tour at the Ringgold Acoustic Cafe in Ringgold, GA. There, the girls entertained the gathered crowd with their harmonies and upbeat, fun songs. On the road with their guitar player, Justen Jette, and chaperone mothers who watch over their charges, Jetset Getset is getting out and making new fans while introducing themselves to radio programmers across the country.
Posted on Jun 12, 2013
Christian pop band The Newsboys performed at the Riverbend Festival in Chattanooga, TN. Founded in Mooloolaba, Queensland, Australia, The Grammy and Dove award winning band is made up of Michael Tait on lead vocals, guitarist Jody Davis, Jeff Frankenstein on keyboards and drummer Duncan Phillips. Their newest live album, title Live in Concert: God's Not Dead, came out on October 22nd, 2012. For more about The Newsboys, visit their website at www.newsboys.com
Posted on Jun 12, 2013
Atlas Genius brought new wave flare at the 3rd and Lindsley, in Nashville, to a sold out crowd. They performed songs from their latest album, When It was now, like "Trojans" and "Electric". Hailing from Adelaide, South Australia, brothers Keith (guit/voc), Michael (drums) and Steve Jeffery (bass), along with Darren Sell (KB) kept the crowd upbeat and on their feet with their high energy and charming accents. Their tour still continues throughout North America. For more about Atlas Genius, visit their ...
Posted on Jun 9, 2013
Singer-songwriter, rapper, record producer, and actor Cee Lo Green took to the stage at the Riverbend Festival in Chattanooga, where he kept the crowd dancing along with his hits, as well as material from his forthcoming album, Happy Hour, due out later this year. The six-time Grammy winner has appeared in movies and television, recently best known for his stint as one of the judges on NBC's "The Voice" alongside Blake Shelton, Adam Levine and Christina Aguilera.
Posted on Jun 5, 2013
The Kings of the Mic tour made a stop at the Historic Fox Theatre in downtown Atlanta, where LL Cool J, Ice Cube and Public Enemy performed for a packed venue of fans who all came to see their favorite rap and hip-hop performers. Opening the show was Public Enemy. Consisting of Chuck D, Flavor Flav and DJ Lord, the New York natives brought the crowd to their feet and kept them there ...
Posted on Jun 2, 2013
Bob Schneider performed at 3rd and Lindsley giving a preview for his upcoming album Burden of Proof. Bob performed some of his new songs as well as fan's favorites. The singer/songewriter gave a warm hearted performance with a touch of playfulness to an enthusiastic crowd. His album Burden of Proof will release on Tuesday, June 11th. Music News Nashville's Jamie Hernandez was on hand to capture the evening in photos.
Posted on Jun 2, 2013
Joseph "Run" Simmons and Darryl "DMC" McDaniels, known together as Run DMC, reunited in Atlanta for a post-game concert after an Atlanta Braves win. Performing together for only the third time since Jam Master Jay's death in 2002, Run DMC performed their hits for the baseball fans who packed the infield and stands to hear the legendary hip-hop duo. Joined onstage by Jam Master Jay's sons TJ and JMJ Son, the duo kept things hopping without a break for the fans.
Posted on Jun 2, 2013
Legendary crooner Tony Bennett, along with 13 year old singing sensation Jackie Evancho, made a stop in Atlanta, Georgia, at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre. Opening the show, Evancho stunned the audience with the powerhouse voice that has taken the music world by storm. Sounding more like a long-seasoned veteran of the Broadway and opera stages, Evancho regaled the crowd with selections from musicals and more. When Tony Bennett took the stage, the crowd gave its first of many standing...
Posted on May 30, 2013
The Radio City Music Hall Rockettes are kicking their way into Atlanta this fall with their Christmas Spectacular extravaganza. Making the announcement at the Cobb Energy Center in the southern capital, Rockette dancers Joanna Richardson and Margaret McPherson announced the Christmas tour coming in November. They were joined by Beth Bacall, Afternoon Drive personality from 104.7 FM "The Fish", and Kevin Greiner, President and CEO of Gas South, the corporate sponsor of the Gas South...
Posted on May 23, 2013
Jazz greats David Sanborn and Jonathan Butler performed as part of the Atlanta Jazz Roots Concert Series at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre. Opening the show, saxophonist David Sanborn played a number of his well-known hits from his many albums, along with some newer material. South African native Jonathan Butler, jazz guitarist extraordinaire, closed the show and was joined on stage for a portion of the set by his daughter, Jodi.
Posted on May 22, 2013
Hit rock band Paramore, along with newbie rockers Kitten, made a stop on their tour at The Tabernacle in Atlanta in support of their new, self-titled album released April 5th. Performing for a sold-out crowd, singer Haley Williams, bassist Jeremy Davis and Taylor York on guitar gave the crowd a high-energy show comprised of material from their new album including "Now" and "Still Into You," as well as their well-known hits "Conspiracy," "Ignorance" and many more. Widely described as "Emo" and "Pop Punk," Paramore,,,
Posted on May 20, 2013
Alt-pop singer, songwriter and pianist Sara Bareilles brought her "Brave Enough - A Special Solo Journey" tour to Variety Playhouse in the Little Five Points district of Atlanta, GA. There, she performed for a sold-out crowd who watch the show being filmed for a future DVD special. Between songs sung with her clear, powerful voice, Bareilles kept the audience smiling with light-hearted jokes and stories. Playing the piano on stage without any accompaniment in the first portion of the show, Bareilles...
Posted on May 15, 2013
Hit pop/rock band Fall Out Boy opened their 2013 tour in Milwaukee, WI, at The Rave / Eagles Club. Performing for a sold-out crowd of young fans, FOB gave the audience their well-known favorites along with material from their new album, save Rock and Roll, which hit stores May 7th. Comprised of Patrick Stump (lead vocals/guitar), Joe Trohman (guitar), Pete Wentz (bass) and Andy Hurley ...
Posted on May 14, 2013
For forty years, legendary Country/Gospel group The Oak Ridge Boys have been entertaining audiences around the world with songs like "American Made," "Thank God for Kids," and, of course, the mega-hit "Elvira." Although the group officially started in the 1940's as The Oak Ridge Quartet, the configuration of Duane Allen (lead), Joe Bonsall (tenor), William Lee Golden (baritone) and Richard...
Posted on May 9, 2013
Best known for his 1967 protest hit Alice's Restaurant, singer / songwriter and activist Arlo Guthrie is out on tour, celebrating the 100th anniversary of the birth of his father, Woody Guthrie. Arlo is performing many songs from his father's catalog, including some of his father's old poems to which he has put music. Woody Guthrie, famous for This Land Is Your Land, as well as numerous other activist and protest songs, passed away in 1967, leaving behind both ...