The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra will channel Don Draper and Co.
When the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra presents Music of the “Mad Men” Era, we hope the set list includes these tunes from the show’s seven-season run.Read more
The annual music festival featured acts like Mastodon, The Black Lips, Wilco, and more
This year’s three-day festival was the most ambitious yet, featuring 80 acts including Mastodon, The Strokes, Wilco, The Avett Brothers, Neutral Milk Hotel, and more.Read more
The Marietta native founded Twelve Studios, which has produced hits for Nicki Minaj, Miley Cyrus, and will now be a hub for Rick Ross’s Maybach Music label
Dina Marto, who credits her success to “risk, work ethic, relationship building, vision, and seeking out mentorship,” left Def Jam in 2012 to open Twelve Studios and Twelve Productions. Now she’s the mentor.Read more
How do Tim Sweetwood’s indie rock and country shindigs compare?
If the name Shaky Boots, metro Atlanta’s new country music festival, sounds familiar, it’s because founder Tim Sweetwood also started the now-massive indie rock fest Shaky Knees three years ago. Here’s how Sweetwood’s two events stack up.Read more
The frontman/songwriter/producer—who grew up in Cartersville and lived in Atlanta in the 1990s—returns to Georgia to play Atlanta Symphony Hall on May 15.
Butch Walker plays Symphony Hall on Friday, May 15. And no, he won’t have his band with him. But the set of songs he’ll be touring behind, from his new album, were built for quiet. Produced by his friend Ryan Adams, who Walker opened for on Adams’ last tour, the album also features guest appearances by Johnny Depp and Bob Mould.Read more
A piece by Christopher Theofanidis explores mankind’s genesis
In 2012, music director Robert Spano commissioned Christopher Theofanidis to create a new work for the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra. Yet the composer didn’t set down the first notes for the piece, “Creation/Creator,” until last spring, after months spent researching creation stories from different cultures.Read more
From the Atlanta Dogwood Festival to the Bear on the Square Mountain Festival, there’s something for everyone
Atlanta’s famous festival culture goes into overdrive during April. Dozens of fests celebrate everything from art and food to music and movies.Read more
Local music exec Dina Marto welcomed the rapper to Midtown
After city councilman Kwanza Hall presented Dina Marto with a council proclamation lauding her past contributions to the city’s music industry, the crowd of eager onlookers parted for the arrival of hip-hop impresario Rick Ross. Imposing in a massive fur-collared peacoat, Ross announced that his label, Maybach Music Group, would be setting up operations in Atlanta at Twelve Studios.Read more
From Romeo and Juliet to burlesque, there’s plenty of ways to love
A romantic dinner isn’t the only way to celebrate Valentine’s Day. Get your heart literally pumping at a one-mile underwear run, or let a tenor serenade your loved one. Whether you’re someone’s Valentine or still looking for one, here are 22 romantic events.Read more