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Former Owner of Atlanta Rock Club Charlie Magruder’s Dies

Former Owner of Atlanta Rock Club Charlie Magruder’s Dies

Butch Weaver, owner of north Atlanta saloon Charley Magruder’s during its late ’80s/early ’90s heyday as the city’s hard rock/hair metal social headquarters, died on Friday, March 9th after being hospitalized in February with an unidentified infection. After acquiring the ...

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Ear Drummer Signee Trouble Releases Edgewood Mixtape

Ear Drummer Signee Trouble Releases Edgewood Mixtape

Atlanta-bred rapper Trouble has signed a joint venture with Interscope Records and Ear Drummer Records, who have just released his new mixtape Edgewood. Edgewood was produced by Ear Drummer’s Mike WiLL Made-It, who boasts, “No other producer-artist combo can pull ...

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Atlanta Rapper SG Tip To Release Sophomore Mixtape

Atlanta Rapper SG Tip To Release Sophomore Mixtape

SG Tip is a young rapper hailing from Atlanta who’s been associated with 21 Savage since he was 11 years old, and toured with him last year after releasing his debut mixtape and a single, “No Brains,” produced by Metro ...

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Atlanta’s Rich Homie Quan Releases Debut Full Length Album

Atlanta’s Rich Homie Quan Releases Debut Full Length Album

Following years of countless mixtapes and singles, Atlanta rapper Rich Homie Quan has unveiled his long-awaited full-length debut album, Rich As In Spirit, through Motown Records. While a multitude of producers were utilized to create it – including Atlantans 30 Roc, ...

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Of Montreal Releases Album Inspired by ‘80s Dance Mixes

Of Montreal Releases Album Inspired by ‘80s Dance Mixes

Athens-based of Montreal, the musical project of Kevin Barnes, has released its latest album, White Is Relic/Irrealis Mood, via Polyvinyl Records. Recorded by Barnes with the assistance of Zac Colwell (saxophones, synths) and current of Montreal live band members Jojo ...

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Second Album from Cicada Rhythm Coming in Late April

Second Album from Cicada Rhythm Coming in Late April

Athens-based indie folk group Cicada Rhythm will have their second album, Everywhere I Go, released by New West Records on April 27th. Produced by Kenneth Pattengale (of the Milk Carton Kids) and Oliver Wood (of the Wood Brothers), the album ...

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Lady Antebellum Members to Give UGA Commencement Address

Lady Antebellum Members to Give UGA Commencement Address

University of Georgia alumni Charles Kelley and Dave Haywood of multi-platinum country trio Lady Antebellum will deliver the spring undergraduate Commencement address for UGA May 4th at 7 p.m. at Sanford Stadium. “We are excited to welcome Charles Kelley and ...

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Numerous Georgians Among 2018 ACM Awards Nominees

Numerous Georgians Among 2018 ACM Awards Nominees

The nominations for the 2018 Academy of Country Music Awards have been revealed, and not surprisingly Georgia-born acts comprise a good chunk of the list. Valdosta’s Thomas Rhett leads Georgia nominees this year, with nods in four categories: Male Vocalist ...

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