Atlanta Music Happenings for August

 

In August, Atlanta’s music scene is sizzling, as usual. Here are some clips from the web about some of the best of what’s happening in music in Atlanta, GA.

 

LOCAL GIGS THIS WEEK IN ATLANTA VIA OHMPARK:

Monday, August 20th:

Hot Moon, Memes, Babar, Takenobu @ 529

Richard Kamerman, Travis Johnson, David Kirby @ Beep Beep Gallery

Tuesday, August 21st:

Ghetto Cross, Atlas Sound, Old King Cole Younger @ 529

Dog Bite, Dunes, Knaves Grave @ The Basement

Thursday, August 23rd:

Dyess, Demonaut, Capillaries, The Flannels, Mack Messiah @ The Basement (NOPHEST)

(NOPHEST)…More at This Week In Atlanta Music (August 20 – 26) – Ohmpark

 

JASON MRAZ IN ATLANTA

If all you know of Jason Mraz are his gooey radio hits – particularly the overplayed “I’m Yours” and simplistic “I Won’t Give Up” – then it’s easy to dismiss him as this generation’s Leo Sayer.

But here’s what you’d be missing – Mraz possess an extraordinarily good voice, an instrument so pretty, it shocks you when he leans back from the mic to unleash a powerfully long-held note….More at Jason Mraz shares his sincerity in Atlanta | Atlanta Music Scene

 

 
MACON NATIVE JASON ALDEAN TO RELEASE NEW ALBUM THIS FALL

Jason Aldean s keeping the momentum of his stellar year going with a new album. “Night Train” arrives Oct. 16, the fifth album from the Macon-born country singer.

First single “Take a Little Ride” already set a record by selling more digital downloads its first week than any male country artist in history (to be fair, that history is only a few years old since the digital revolution took over)….More at Jason Aldean to get aboard the ‘Night Train’ this fall – Atlanta Journal Constitution (blog)

 

For more Atlanta music happenings, take a look at our concert calendar for August!

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