Music Midtown 2015-Colony House, X Ambassaders, and New Politics

Saturday’s early line up at Music Midtown Check out and listen to the early performing bands before you set foot at the festival. Listen and learn with me. I am looking into each of the bands and I am getting increasingly excited about one of Atlanta’s most famous music festivals, Music Midtown! Colony House Does…

Music Midtown-August Alsina or Tove Lo-Get excited and listen with me

August Alsina and Tove Lo share music I want to coin the ‘sexed up love hour’ at an early set on Friday for Music Midtown Festival. Each create songs  which reflect wanting, needing, hopeful body connecting love.  Different genres…August with a hip hop pop, and Tove Lo with an indie-pop disco sound, but each have…

Music Midtown 2015-Get excited and listen with me

Checking out Vinyl Theater, Kodaline, and Jamie N Commons I am all about the music festival experience. I love the camaraderie of listening to bands with a concentrated group of their biggest fans. The fans are so diverse and make me curious. Why are they here, what is it that they love to listen to? …

Wrecking Ball Atlanta 2015-Music Festival Review

Better late than never, right? Another festival came to town last weekend and I made a last minute decision to be there for the final day. Wrecking Ball had four stages and over 60 bands gathered for celebrating 25 years of music at The Masquerade. The Wrecking Ball website boasted that stylistically, rock, punk-rock, hardcore,…

Shaky Knees Music Festival-Wow, Just Wow-Part 3

Solid sleep,   a hot shower,   and a couple cups of coffee, perked me right up, and helped me find the energy to get back to Shaky Knees for the last day. Sunshine graced Atlanta for another day, and I was prepared with an extra coating of sunscreen and sunglasses. I also chose shoes…

Shaky Knees Music Festival- Part 2 Wow, Just Wow!

  Shaky Knees Saturday Sunshine Joy!   Be careful what you wish for. I was praying and watching for sunshine for about 10 days out, from Atlanta’s Shaky Knees Music Festival. I was one of the adventurous attendees at the very first Shaky Knees, knee deep in mud and soaked to the bone (revisit my…

Mood Monday-Shaky Knees 2015 Part 1 Wow, Just Wow!

Mood Monday. Today I am feeling incredibly thankful. I am thankful to be alive, thankful for my family and friends, thankful for air-conditioning, and thankful for having the opportunity to participate in covering Shaky Knees Music Festival. Oh, yea, I admit that within that thankfulness, I am feeling a little sad. Sad, that is, that…

Bands To Bend Your Ear/Shaky Knees-Blank Range-Last Crash Landing

C’mon. let’s talk Shaky Knees. Yep this is the happy, amazing musical festival for the city of Atlanta, and okay I will say it….the  reinvented Coachella of the south.  What is not to love about the 2015 incredible line-up? Let’s give a much needed kudos and multiple hand claps to those that brought about the…

100 Watt Horse-If I Were An Ocean

This is pure, uncomplicated love, expressed in lyrics and sweet guitar strumming. When I heard this song for the first time, I knew I appreciated the beauty of its simplicity, but the more I listen, the more I appreciate its incredible depth. 100 Watt Horse simply slayed the love song, with “If I Were An…