Show Reviews

Deluna Fest 2011: A Retrospective

Sean recaps an eventful weekend at Deluna Fest, a two year old festival set in Pensacola Beach that brought attendees from all around the world to Florida for three days of live music!

Show Review + Photos: fun. at The Grand Opera House

Sean gives his review of FUN’s recent performance in Macon with Janelle Monáe & Timothy Bloom as part of the Campus Consciousness Tour.

Show Review: Thrice, O’Brother, La Dispute @ The Masquerade (10/09/11)

Alec Stanley raves about this tour’s lineup: “The sheer raw emotion that these guys put into their live performance is outstanding.”

Cymbals Eat Guitars perform at The Earl in Atlanta, GA on March 11, 2010.

Show Review & Interview: Cymbals Eat Guitars

Cymbals Eat Guitars – Live @ The Earl 09/27/11 Traditionally, a relationship has existed between the processes of writing and recording songs in a studio, and then touring and playing those songs live, that was, in a word, synergistic. More often than not, bands, at one point in time, gained recognition and record contracts through the […]

Soundland 2011: A Retrospective

Phillip Stewart fills you in on all the things you missed at Next Big Nashville’s Soundland 2011, one of the South East’s best music festivals!

Show Review & Photos: Wye Oak @ The Tabernacle (09/29/2011)

Wye Oak’s songs are at their best live when the band uses their talents to stir up a tempest, whether slowly rolling and rumbling like thunder or striking like lightning, but either way maintaining the beauty and grace that’s in the eye of their storm.

Show Review: Neon Indian @ The Masquerade (09/19/11)

“Palomo has adeptly and commendably moved his songs out of a lonely studio and into packed music venues, all the while maintaining what made his music engaging in the first.” – Andy Stewart

MUSIC MIDTOWN 2011: A Retrospective

Coldplay, The Black Keys, Cage the Elephant, and Manchester Orchestra headlined Atlanta’s favorite music festival’s comeback after a six-year hiatus.

Show Review & Photos: WILD BEASTS, Live in Atlanta

The UK art-rock band turns their setlist at The Variety Playhouse into a beautiful and sensual analogy for relationships.

Live Review: Broken Social Scene – 9/13/2011

TBI’s newest writer Andy Stewart fills us in on an exceptional show put on by Broken Social Scene in Atlanta recently!

AthFest 2011 Review

Sean gives his review of AthFest, Athen’s Georgia’s annual kids, music, arts, and film festival!

Show Review + Photos: Bearstock 2011

Sean fills you on the most successful music festival in Mercer University’s history.