The newest feature to The Backstage Beat, Music and Fashion, will combine the best of local music and fashion as seen and photographed by Perry Julien. In this first installment we feature Emily Kempf from the local band, “The Back Pockets”. Emily is being photographed at The Star Bar wearing clothing from Psycho Sisters […]
Today is an exciting day. Atlanta boys, Gringo Star have officially released their new album, “Count Yer Lucky Stars.” If you read no further, at least click HERE, and buy this album NOW – you will not be sorry. Sitting with the band in their well-used tour van at the end of September, I tried […]
Check out this video in promotion of the upcoming Little 5 Fest! Get all the info and scope on this great day of music HERE
One of the best things about going to as many rock shows as I go to is discovering the buried treasure of a band you’ve never heard of before. I did just that several months ago when I stumbled upon a treasure trove of indie rock otherwise know as Tesla Rossa. I was actually covering […]
If southern gothic had a sound, it would be Dex Romweber Duo. The bare bones of guitar played by Mr. Romweber himself and drums finessed by Dex’s sister Sara are all that are needed for these two to create a sound that will take you back to the roots of when music was played in […]
Dex Romweber is nothing less than an icon of the American music underground. Pioneering the template for the stripped to-the-essentials guitar/ drums duo format in the (should be) world famous psycho-surf-rockabilly-garage-punk combo Flat Duo Jets—so often emulated, so rarely duplicated—Dex continues his resurgence with the new album Is That You In The Blue? With sister […]
Todays remaining events for Bubbapalooza are as follows: SATURDAY, Doors 3pm/$10 Main Stage 4:30 PM Chickens & Pigs 5:30 PM Senator Artie Mondello 6:25 PM Uncle Daddy & the Kissin Cousins 7:15 PM Sonoramic Commando 8:00 PM The Stumblers 8:45 PM AM Gold 9:30 PM Cigar Store Indians (Ben) 10:20 PM Ghost Riders Car Club […]
Local Atlanta bands will come together to help favorite Star Bar bartender, Gina, with medical expenses from a recent illness. Such hometown favorites as BIGFOOT, Leadfoot Messiah, Primate, The Booze, Tom Cheshire, AM Gold and more will be jamming from 8:00 p.m. till closing.