Tag: Music Midtown

Bloc Party

Bloc Party

Event Reviews

London’s Bloc Party capture the essence of a rainy summer day at Atlanta’s Music Midtown Festival, winning over a skeptical Jen Cray in the process.

The White Stripes

The White Stripes

Event Reviews

Playing their first North American show in support of their latest release, The White Stripes draw a crowd in the tens of thousands for their closing performance on the first night of Atlanta’s annual Music Midtown Festival, and Jen Cray gets to scratch out the top name on her list.

Sunday

Event Reviews

May 6, 2001, featuring The Indigo Girls, Shemekia Copeland, Evan And Jaron, Kenny Howes & the Yeah!, and Nillah. Review by James Mann. Photos by June Rich.

Saturday Evening

Event Reviews

The evening of May 5, 2001, featuring Cheap Trick, Booker T. Jones, Lucinda Williams, The Wallflowers, and The Cult. Review by James Mann. Photos by June Rich.

Saturday Afternoon

Event Reviews

The afternoon of May 5, 2001, featuring Darling Machine, The Moto-Litas, Injected, and TreePhort. Review by James Mann. Photos by June Rich.

Friday

Event Reviews

May 4, 2001, featuring Patti Smith, Blue Oyster Cult, Drivin’ N’ Cryin’, and Pete Yorn. Review by James Mann. Photos by June Rich.

Hole-y Terror

Features

Who knew that concert photography could be as rough as armed combat? Roi Tamkin is still suffering from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder after attempting to get pictures of Hole at 1999’s Music Midtown Festival.

Keep The Blues Alive

Event Reviews

Roi Tamkin got the blues at this year’s Music Midtown festival in Atlanta, as he caught sets from Koko Taylor and her Blues Machine, the Fabulous Thunderbirds, the Jeff Healey Band, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, and the Allman Brothers Band.

Mullen It Over

Event Reviews

Music Midtown is a great chance to catch bands you might never get to see otherwise. Frank Mullen took some chances at this year’s festival in Atlanta, and found out what he’d been missing from the likes of Jimmy Cliff, BR5-49, the Jungle Brothers, and Bjorn Again, as well as a pre-Noel Gallagher walk-out Oasis.

Georgia Satellites

Event Reviews

According to James Mann, the Georgia Satellites rocked the house at Atlanta’s Music Midtown on May 5, 2000.

The Local Scene

Event Reviews

Roi Tamkin took in several of the local Atlanta-area acts at this year’s Music Midtown festival, including Kitty Snyder, Johnny Hyde, Peter Searcy, Ultrababyfat, Myssouri, Brand New Immortals, and Lotustarr.

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New Music Now 009: Sleepyhead

New Music Now 009: Sleepyhead

Features

Join us for a new edition of New Music Now, with our special musical guest, Sleepyhead. All three members of the band are school teachers, so you didn’t hear it from us, but there might be a pop quiz about their album New Alchemy after the show.

Joana Pimenta

Joana Pimenta

Interviews

Back in 2018, Lily and Generoso selected Adirley Queirós’s Once There Was Brasilia as a top ten film. That feature’s cinematographer, Joana Pimenta, has now co-directed with Queirós one of the most expansive political films we’ve seen this year, Dry Ground Burning. Lily and Generoso interviewed Pimenta at AFI Fest earlier this month.