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 […]
Legendary Americana singer-songwriter Robert Earl Keen is on tour in support of his latest release, the bluegrass compilation Happy Prisoner: The Bluegrass Sessions (Dualtone Records). Thirty years since his debut No Kinda Dancer, and twenty-six after taking the roots genre by storm on West Textures, Robert Earl pays tribute to his favorite music and artists with amazing interpretations of bluegrass standards. Joined by the likes of […]
LawJam 2015: Atlanta Lawyers Rock, Raise $35,000 for Atlanta Bar Foundation Grants Program On Saturday, June 27th, local attorneys exchanged their suits and ties for jeans and guitars as the 6th Annual LawJam took place at Variety Playhouse. The annual event pits attorneys against each other, but this time the music stated the case and […]
Father John Misty and King Tuff blew away Variety Playhouse last night in support of I Love You, Honeybear and Black Moon Spell respectively. Peep the show gallery below!
AJMF is proud to announce the lineup for its 6th Annual Atlanta Jewish Music Festival (AJMF6)! AJMF6 will take place around the Greater Atlanta Area from March 12-23 and will feature local, regional, national and international Jewish musicians. This signature, multi-day Spring Festival is the only annual celebration of Jewish music in the South. “AJMF6 […]
Johnette Napolitano is pretty much the coolest. The lead singer of Concrete Blonde took the time to chat about the band’s 7″ limited edition vinyl (which you should have had in your hands like yesterday), touring, the rough-cut vid for “Rosalie,” the cold, her amazing goats and horses, and flying Virgin. johnette The solid white […]
The minister of punk rock, Henry Rollins – probably better known for his animated workaholic tendencies as a radio dj, actor, spoken word artist, and former frontman for both Rollins Band and Black Flag – is working his way around the country for his 2012 spoken word tour Capitalism. Capitalism is a rather polite double […]
Monday night in Atlanta at The Variety Playhouse. Enjoy the pictures!
Originally, I was considering titling this article, “Colin Hay vs. St. Patrick’s Drunkards,” but modesty and respect for the artist and venue veered me away from that title, but not enough to leave it out of this review. On Friday, March 16, Colin Hay played the Variety Playhouse in Little Five Points to a sold […]
Okay, so St. Patrick’s Day weekend is upon us and I know that not everyone wants to drink and drown his or her shamrocks in tall glasses of Guinness or Jameson. What’s a bah humbug, non-Irish soul to do this weekend besides try to avoid the Friday night traffic that President Obama and his aides […]