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Jesse Tyler & Nicki Thrailkill YR Older Party at Eddie’s Attic

Eddie’s Attic this weekend, it’s gonna be a big Old Birthday Party!

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Saturday, January 19th
Doors at 9:30
MUSIC starts at 10:00
Advance $10
Door $14
Table of 4 $50

 

Eddie’s Attic this weekend, it’s gonna be a big Old Birthday Party!

Jesse Tyler was born and raised in Charlotte, NC under the musical influence of his mother’s car trip harmonies and his stepfather’s acoustic guitar lullabies. They both encouraged all of his artistic endeavors and also gave him a musically gifted set of siblings to play with at home.

No stranger to the stage, Jesse landed a position as a professional dancer at North Carolina Dance Theater when he was only sixteen, and for the past five years has taken the spotlight in principal roles at the Atlanta Ballet. Earlier this year Jesse caught the eye of writer Andrew Alexander who published an article in Creative Loafing, “Dancer by Day, Musician by Night,” which highlighted the artistry of both of his passions. Anyone who hears his music will agree that Jesse seamlessly transfers the dynamism and grace from his training as a dancer to his lyricism, vocal impact, and musical performance. At 25, he has already performed with a variety of industry powerhouses from Antwan “Big Boi” Patton of Outkast to Ed Roland of Collective Soul.

Jesse’s affinity for music has led him to learn from and collaborate with some of Atlanta’s finest singer-songwriters like Paul Warner and Gareth Asher. At Mr. Asher’s summer Park Tavern concert, Jesse’s guest appearance on “If It Hurts,” a song they wrote together, made the patio fall silent as the combined power of their voices sent vibrations through the crowd. His recent work has gained him traction, promising repeat listeners and more spots at Atlanta’s most coveted venues.

Eddie’s Attic
515-B N McDonough St
Decatur

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Cry With Us! Puddles Pity Party in Orlando

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Ange Alex

I owe him a poem:

Here’s a story of a sad clown who one night in February was traveling through O-town. 

He brought a suitcase and a lot of gum, he brought music and videos and tons of fun.

He sang high but mostly he sang low, and he put of one hell of a good show.

He gave a bearded guy a cupcake and danced with a lady, a wolf he would make

There is no doubt he is a boss sir, he even got love from Kevin Costner.

Fans filled the plaza for a night of delight as the 7 foot clown gave us some real insight.

He sang Bowie and Queen and even some Who, also Cash, Lorde and “Let it go” too

Videos played of pets and babies crying, also beautiful artwork and people smiling.

Last night Orlando was anything but mad as we showed much love for a clown that is sad.

Ok, I’d cry too after that poem. Here’s some more info:

If you haven’t been to see a Puddles Pity Party show, you are missing out. 

The show had me smiling and laughing so hard my stomach hurt, but I was also moved so many times by the range of Puddles voice. True entertainment never gets old and I have a feeling he is going to last forever.

I loved the interaction he had with the crowd. He pulled numerous people up to help him on stage and all of them were good sports, one man even singing the entire song, “All by myself” karaoke style! The show was so well thought out and planned but with room for some hilarious improv. Especially at the end when he pulled the 3 fans from the audience dressed like clowns. At the end of them performing together, Puddles suddenly remembers that he is scared of clowns! Genius! 

Hands down one of the best performances I’ve seen in years.

 

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Kingsized Holiday Fun! Big Mike is Back at the Variety Playhouse!

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Big Mike Geier and his Kingsized Rock ‘n Roll Orchestra, along with the Dames Aflame Dancers, Lil’ Santa and other special guests, bring tidings of comfort and joy with their signature glitz and glamour in what has become a tinsel-time tradition at the Variety Playhouse. The all-ages 90-minute show features your Holiday favorites by the likes of Bing Crosby, Nat King Cole, Andy Williams, Heat Miser, The Grinch and more!

Photo: Emily Butler

We caught up with Big Mike to ask a few questions.

TBB: Big Mike! It’s been a couple years since we had the pleasure of seeing you perform live. We are so excited to be back in Atlanta and we are ready for this show. What can you tell us about this years event?

Big Mike: Welcome back to Atlanta, Ange! We’re also excited to be in town for another wild and wonderful Holiday Jubilee. We like to honor the tradition that the Jubilee has become and don’t mess too much with the format. You can expect the always magnificent sounds of the 12-piece Kingsized Rock ‘n Roll orchestra performing your favorite holiday classics and the dazzling Dames Aflame dancers providing the glamour. The show is all about holiday nostalgia, whatever that means to you: Bing Crosby, Andy Williams, Donnie Hathaway, The Grinch, Rankin Bass, Peanuts, the Dreidel Song? It’s all in there.

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Turkuaz at Aisle 5

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Brooklyn based funk band Turkuaz played at Aisle Five in Atlanta last week and here are some shots from the show!

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