This Week in ATLRetro, October 18-24, 2021

Posted on: Oct 17th, 2021 By:

by Melanie Crew
Managing Editor

We hope you have one helluva Halloween Season! This Week we are bringing you a week’s worth of hellacious hootenannies and shenanigans you can experience straight from your couch and/or safely socially distanced!

Monday, October 18

Get retro rocked with Jon Spencer & The HITMakers at The Earl! Spend the night with Hamilton Leithauser & Kevin Morby at the Variety Playhouse! Catch a screening of Todd Haynes’ documentary, THE VELVET UNDERGROUND (2021) at Landmark’s Midtown Art Cinema! Latin Ska Reggae Band MENTO BURU releases SKALLOWEEN which promises a skankin’ spooky time! Rock out and tune into Kool Kat Rev. Andy Hawley’s Psychobilly Freakout Radio broadcasting on Garage 71 at 8pm, every Monday! JD Pinkus (Butthole Surfers) shares “Slow Crawl” video from FUNGUS SHUI out now via Shimmy-Disc/Joyful Noise Recordings!

Tuesday, October 19

Entertainment rocks out with the release of their album, HORROR PART 1, out now! Get terror-ized at Nights of Fright on Memorial, through Oct. 31! Make your way to The Nest in Kennesaw for Horror Trivia Night! Catch a screening of Todd Haynes’ documentary, THE VELVET UNDERGROUND (2021) at Landmark’s Midtown Art Cinema! Take a walk on the supernatural side of science as ghostlike figures creep out of the shadowsandotherworldly creatures seemingly grow out of the ground during Fernbank’s annual Woodland Spirits Event through Nov. 7! Legendary folk singer-songwriter Jonathan Edwards returns with a self-penned new album, RIGHT WHERE I AM! Stay Free Recordings releases BARMY LSD ARMY from acclaimed British street artist and Electronic musician Charles Uzzell Edwards!

Wednesday, October 20

The Ghastly Dreadfuls are back serving up a deliciously old-school cocktail of vaudeville-esque humor, horror and hijinx, this Halloween season at the Center for Puppetry Arts, through Oct. 30! Get down to Battle & Brew for Movie Horror Trivia! Catch a screening of Todd Haynes’ documentary, THE VELVET UNDERGROUND (2021) at Landmark’s Midtown Art Cinema, and stick around for Mary Wharton’s TOM PETTY, SOMEWHERE YOU FEEL FREE (2021)! Head on over to The Highlander and get intergalactically horrified during their A Nightmare on Elm Street-Themed Trivia on the patio! Get your Swing fix in the comfort of your own home every Wednesday, with WE Swing Dance’s Online Dance at 7pm! Or swing on down to 57th Fighter Group Restaurant for West Coast Swing Wednesdays at 6:30pm! Get jazzy and live stream (or in person) the Gordon Vernick Quartet hosted by the Red Light Café at 9pm! Stay Free Recordings has just released a new collaboration and single, “Consequences Coming,” from punk pioneer and former Sex Pistol Glen Matlock and gamed guitarist Earl Slick!  

Thursday, October 21

The Plaza Theatre has a killer line-up this week with John Carpenter’s HALLOWEEN (1978) at 4:45pm, Andrzej Zulawski’s POSSESSION (1981) at 7pm and Chuck Russell’s A NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET 3 (1987) via PLAZADROME at 9:30pm! Get haunted and check out the annual Fox Theatre Ghost Tours, through Oct. 26! Or spook on down to L5P for the Little 5 Points Ghost Tours, through Nov. 6! Catch a screening of Todd Haynes’ documentary, THE VELVET UNDERGROUND (2021) at Landmark’s Midtown Art Cinema, and stick around for Mary Wharton’s TOM PETTY, SOMEWHERE YOU FEEL FREE (2021)! Get spooked virtually during The World’s Most Haunted House online ghost hunt at 4pm! Experience a blast from the past during the Back to the Future Movie Trivia online at 8:30pm! Boogie down during the 80s Alternative New Wave Synth Pop online event every Thursday at 10pm! Don’t Go Into the Cellar Theatre Company presents their online Pod-Casket 11, every Thursday at 4pm! 

Friday, October 22

Stomp on over to the Star Bar for a night with Andrea & Mud! Day 1 of the 3-day 2021 Shaky Knees Festival has arrived at Atlanta’s Central Park, chock full of retro-inspired tunes through Oct. 24! Rock on down and catch Foo Fighters, Local H, Amigo the Devil, Frankie & The Witch Fingers and more! Aurora Theatre and the City of Lawrenceville announce Grand Opening Celebration for the Lawrenceville Arts Center, Oct. 22-24! Make your way to Bogg Social & Supply for one helluva good time, 80s style with Palm Ghosts! Spend the night with Neal Francis at The Masquerade! Have a hellacious good time with Kool Kats The Casket Creatures and more at The Highlander! Make your way to the Outer Space at Waller’s Coffee Shop for a night with The Good Graces and more! End of the Line pays tribute to The Allman Brothers at Strand Marietta! Time Warp it up with Lips Down on Dixie at the Plaza Theatre’s screening of THE ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW at 10pm! DJ FernandoF brings you Flashback Friday, with a live video blend of 70s, 80s, 90s and more at Hot Betty’s Breakfast Bar in Tucker!

Saturday, October 23

Kool Kat Chris Hamer (UrbnPop) geeks it up and brings you Legion Comic Convention in Smyrna from 12pm – 5pm! Get intergalactic with a 35mm screening of Tim Burton’s MARS ATTACKS (1996) at the Plaza Theatre at 9:30pm! Have a killer time at Day 2 of the 2021 Shaky Knees Festival with Alice Cooper, Garbage, The Hives, Living Colour, Larkin Poe, The Low Country Jukes and more! Get your ghoul on at the Star Bar during The Tomb Tones’ Pre-Halloween Party with V-8 Death Car and El Capitan & The Reluctant Sadists! Fernbank Museum brings you Bugs, Bats & Bones this spooky season! Have a ghastly good time with a screening of Ivan Reitman’s GHOSTBUSTERS (1984) at Town Center Park in Suwannee at 6pm! Make your way to The Battery for a haunted cemetery themed Fright Night Halloween Party! BOO-gie down and catch an ‘80s Halloween Dance Party online at 9pm! Stomp on down to The Oakhurst Porchfest 2021 from 12pm to 7pm! Head on over to the Red Light Café for Nancy Gaddy: Sexy at Sixty! Get your Americana fix with Caleb Caudle at Eddie’s Attic! Shake a horrorific tail feather at The Highlander’s Destination Unknown: 80’s New Wave Halloween party! Have a chilling good time at the Fernbank’s Antarctic Dinosaur Celebration! Make your way to the Outer Space at Waller’s Coffee Shop for their Artist Market Saturday event, every Saturday from 10am – 2pm, with live music! The Beverly Atlanta brings you their I Still Love the 90s Brunch Party every Saturday!

Sunday, October 24

Spook on down to the Fernbank’s Ghostly Gathering, from 6pm – 9pm! It’s your last chance to rock out during Day 3 of the 2021 Shaky Knees Festival with The Strokes, Modest Mouse, Orville Peck, All Them Witches and more! Get intergalactic with a 35mm screening of Tim Burton’s MARS ATTACKS (1996) at the Plaza Theatre at 3:30pm! Make your way to Battle & Brew for Tarot Night! Check out Kool Kat Jeffrey Butzer’s new album THE SINGING BIRD’S SOFT TRAP! 

 

ONGOING

Spook it up as NETHERWORLD Haunted House celebrates its 25th season, through Nov. 13! 

Spook on down to Stone Mountain’s Pumpkin Festival: Play by Day, Glow by Night, through Oct. 31! 

Make your way to Fear the Woods Haunted Attraction in Stockbridge, every weekend through Oct. 31!

 13 Stories Haunted House terrifies in Newnan through Oct. 31!

The Georgia Renaissance Festival has teamed up with 13 Stories Haunted House to open Atlanta’s newest outdoor haunted experience, The Village, in Fairburn through Oct. 31!

Get terror-ized at Nights of Fright on Memorial, through Oct. 31!

Folklore Haunted House scares it up in Acworth! 

Little 5 Points Ghost Tours, spookin’ it up through Nov. 6! 

Be transported to a post-Edwardian England and catch Downton Abbey: The Exhibition, through mid-January!

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This Week in ATLRetro, Oct. 4-10, 2021

Posted on: Oct 2nd, 2021 By:

by Melanie Crew
Managing Editor

Welcome to spooky season! We at ATLRetro care about your health and well-being, so This Week we are bringing you our next installment filled with a week’s worth of hootenannies and shenanigans you can experience straight from your couch and/or safely socially distanced (One helluva hybrid!)

Monday, October 4

Catch a screening of Thomas Hamilton’s documentary, BORIS KARLOFF: THE MAN BEHIND THE MONSTER (2021) at Landmark’s Midtown Art Cinema through Thur, Oct. 7! Folk rock it up Mongolian style with The Hu at the  Variety Playhouse! Chamber pop it up with Takenobu’s new album ALWAYS LEAVE A NOTE, out now! Rock out and tune into Kool Kat Rev. Andy Hawley’s Psychobilly Freakout Radio broadcasting on Garage 71 at 8pm, every Monday! JD Pinkus (Butthole Surfers) shares “Slow Crawl” video from FUNGUS SHUI out now via Shimmy-Disc/Joyful Noise Recordings!

Tuesday, October 5

Get vintage and catch Bernadette Seacrest at Eddie’s Attic! Or stomp on over to the Variety Playhouse for a night with Waxahatchee! The Orange Coast College Multicultural Center presents an online event, Bill Campbell & Rachelle Cruz Discuss THE DAY THE KLAN CAME TO TOWN at 10pm! Take a walk on the supernatural side of science as ghostlike figures creep out of the shadowsandotherworldly creatures seemingly grow out of the ground during Fernbank’s annual Woodland Spirits Event through Nov. 7! Legendary folk singer-songwriter Jonathan Edwards returns with a self-penned new album, RIGHT WHERE I AM! Stay Free Recordings releases BARMY LSD ARMY from acclaimed British street artist and Electronic musician Charles Uzzell Edwards!

Wednesday, October 6

Spook it up as NETHERWORLD Haunted House celebrates its 25th season, through Nov. 13! Be transported to a post-Edwardian England and catch Downton Abbey: The Exhibition, through mid-January! Battle & Brew brings you Video Game Horror Trivia at 8pm! Head on over to The Highlander and get intergalactically horrified during their Aliens-Themed Trivia on the patio! Get your Swing fix in the comfort of your own home every Wednesday, with WE Swing Dance’s Online Dance at 7pm! Or swing on down to 57th Fighter Group Restaurant for West Coast Swing Wednesdays at 6:30pm! Get jazzy and live stream (or in person) the Gordon Vernick Quartet hosted by the Red Light Café at 9pm! Drive-By TruckersJay Gonzalez shares duet with Michael Cerveris, Crying Through the Wall” streaming now with new album, BACK TO THE HIVE out now! New-Wave it up with Ronna Reason’s single “American Queen” and check out her self-titled debut EP! Stay Free Recordings has just released a new collaboration and single, “Consequences Coming,” from punk pioneer and former Sex Pistol Glen Matlock and gamed guitarist Earl Slick!  

Thursday, October 7

Plazadrome (Videodrome) and Kool Kat Daniel Griffith with Ballyhoo Motion Pictures present David Lynch’s DUNE (1984) at the Plaza Theatre, which includes an intro to the film and a sneak peek at Griffith’s documentary, THE SLEEPER MUST AWAKEN: MAKING DUNE at 9pm! And don’t forget to buzz on over to catch a 35th Anniversary screening (indoor) of David Cronenberg’s THE FLY (1986) at 4:30pm, or catch it at the drive-in at 8:15pm! Check out Five Points, NYC’s Most Notorious 19th Century Slum webinar at 8pm. Check out Jazz Beat Productions’ new podcast, Doc’s Jazz Beat with host Doc Robinson! Boogie down during the 80s Alternative New Wave Synth Pop online event every Thursday at 10pm! Don’t Go Into the Cellar Theatre Company presents their online Pod-Casket 11, every Thursday at 4pm! 

Friday, October 8

Have a terrifically terrifying time at the 8th Annual Monsterama Con: The Tomb of Monsterama (& SpyCon 2!), spooking through Oct. 10 [Keep your eyes peeled for our Top 10 Terrifying Reasons to Attend article coming soon!]! Get hellacious and rock on down to the Star Bar for a night with Leucine Zipper & The Zinc Fingers, The Mondellos (Kool Kat Sen. Artie Mondello) and Eureka Failure! Why not roll in the hay while catching a screening of Mel Brooks’ killer comedy YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN (1974) at Strand Marietta at 8pm! Or make your way to the Plaza Theatre as they kick off the weekend with some killer screenings of Richard Kelly’s DONNIE DARKO (2001) and Pete Docter’s MONSTERS INC. (2001)! Get bewitched during Fernbank After Dark: Potions & Poisons! Spook on down to Halloweentown Marketplace brought to you by Cryptid Creatives Collective, 5pm – 9pm! Spend An Evening with Charlie Wilson online at 7pm! Make your way to Atlanta Symphony Hall for The Monkees Farewell Tour! Boogie down to 529 for Partyup: A Prince Dance Party! Time Warp it up with Lips Down on Dixie at the Plaza Theatre’s screening of THE ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW at 10pm! DJ FernandoF brings you Flashback Friday, with a live video blend of 70s, 80s, 90s and more at Hot Betty’s Breakfast Bar in Tucker!

Saturday, October 9

Stomp on down to The Oakhurst Porchfest 2021 from 12pm to 7pm! Head on over to the Red Light Café for Nancy Gaddy: Sexy at Sixty! Get your Americana fix with Caleb Caudle at Eddie’s Attic! Shake a horrorific tail feather at The Highlander’s Destination Unknown: 80’s New Wave Halloween party! Have a chilling good time at the Fernbank’s Antarctic Dinosaur Celebration at 10am! Get folksy and check out the Fall Festival on Ponce 2021! Wussy Mag Presents Bottom’s Up! A Drag Brunch at City Winery! Check out Cryptid Creatives Collective’s Black Cat Art Market from 1pm – 5pm! Hometowns to Hollywood LLC brings you their online event, Bombshells: Hollywood’s Leading Ladies at 2pm! Rock out with Toad the Wet Sprocket at The Eastern! Make your way to the Outer Space at Waller’s Coffee Shop for their Artist Market Saturday event, every Saturday from 10am – 2pm, with live music! The Beverly Atlanta brings you their I Still Love the 90s Brunch Party every Saturday!

Sunday, October 10

Check out Kool Kat Jeffrey Butzer’s new album THE SINGING BIRD’S SOFT TRAP! Get folksy and check out the Fall Festival on Ponce 2021! Frankly Scarlett pays tribute to The Grateful Dead at Steady Hand Beer Co.! Check out the Craig Brown Band at The Earl! Sixties/ seventies-inspired indie popper, Stacey, shares new single and video, “Strange (But I Like it),” out now! Swedish psychedelic indie-rock outfit La Fleur Fatale release anniversary single and music video, ”Skydancer!”

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This Week in ATLRetro, September 20-26, 2021

Posted on: Sep 20th, 2021 By:

by Melanie Crew
Managing Editor

We at ATLRetro care about your health and well-being, so This Week we are bringing you our next installment filled with a week’s worth of hootenannies and shenanigans you can experience straight from your couch and/or safely socially distanced (One helluva hybrid)!

Tuesday, September 21

Take a walk on the supernatural side of science as ghostlike figures creep out of the shadowsandotherworldly creatures seemingly grow out of the ground during Fernbank’s annual Woodland Spirits Event through Nov. 7! Get folk-rocked with Big Thief at The Eastern! Get your history fix and catch HAMILTON at The Fox Theatre! Legendary folk singer-songwriter Jonathan Edwards returns with a self-penned new album, RIGHT WHERE I AM! Stay Free Recordings releases BARMY LSD ARMY from acclaimed British street artist and Electronic musician Charles Uzzell Edwards!

Wednesday, September 22

Head on over to The Highlander for Christopher Lloyd-Themed Trivia on the patio! Get your history fix and catch HAMILTON at The Fox Theatre! Get your Swing fix in the comfort of your own home every Wednesday, with WE Swing Dance’s Online Dance at 7pm! Or swing on down to 57th Fighter Group Restaurant for West Coast Swing Wednesdays at 6:30pm! Get jazzy and live stream (or in person) the Gordon Vernick Quartet hosted by the Red Light Café at 9pm! Drive-By TruckersJay Gonzalez shares duet with Michael Cerveris, Crying Through the Wall” streaming now with new album, BACK TO THE HIVE out now! New-Wave it up with Ronna Reason’s single “American Queen” and check out her self-titled debut EP! James Levy shares a new single and video, “Fool” from forthcoming LP SOLDIER out on Side Hustle Records! Stay Free Recordings has just released a new collaboration and single, “Consequences Coming,” from punk pioneer and former Sex Pistol Glen Matlock and gamed guitarist Earl Slick!  

Thursday, September 23

Spend the night with Bruce Hornsby & The Noisemakers at The Eastern! Get rocked with Luxury, Unwed Sailor and more at The Earl! Make your way to Landmark’s Midtown Art Cinema for a screening of OASIS KNEBWORTH 1996 at 7pm! Join GPB and the Jimmy Carter Presidential Library for their online event, In Their Own Words: Jimmy Carter at 7pm! Get your Americana fix with Charley Crockett at the Variety Playhouse! Get your history fix and catch HAMILTON at The Fox Theatre! Check out Jazz Beat Productions’ new podcast, Doc’s Jazz Beat with host Doc Robinson! Boogie down during the 80s Alternative New Wave Synth Pop online event every Thursday at 10pm! Don’t Go Into the Cellar Theatre Company presents their online Pod-Casket 11, every Thursday at 4pm! 

Friday, September 24

Stomp on over to the Variety Playhouse for a night with Paul Thorn! Funk it up with the Mike Veal Band at Napoleon’s! Get spun right round at the Heretic’s The G8TIES 80’s Dance Party! Spook on over to the Aurora Theatre for the Lawrenceville Ghost Tours, through Oct. 31! Get your history fix and catch HAMILTON at The Fox Theatre! Make your way to the High Museum and check out their exhibit “Really Free: The Radical Art of Nellie Mae Rowe” through Jan. 9! Cold Weather Co. releases new LP/EP/Video COALESCENCE out today Via Deko Entertainment! Catch BritPop on the patio at The Marlay House! Time Warp it up with Lips Down on Dixie at the Plaza Theatre’s screening of THE ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW at 10pm! DJ FernandoF brings you Flashback Friday, with a live video blend of 70s, 80s, 90s and more at Hot Betty’s Breakfast Bar in Tucker!

Saturday, September 25

Skank on over to the Atlanta Civic Center (outdoors presented by The Masquerade) for a night with the Dropkick Murphys, Rancid and more! Boogie on down to the East Atlanta Strut featuring live tunes with Mausiki Scales & the Common Ground Collective, the Buteco Samba Band, Cody Matlock and more, 12pm – 9pm! Rock out with Cracker at Eddie’s Attic (2 shows)! We want our two dollars! B-Movie Bonfire presents an online screening of GUN CRAZY (1950) at 9pm! Catch a Free Online Riff of BETTER OFF DEAD at 9pm! The Fernbank takes a deep monstrous dive with their Sea Monsters event at 10am! Honky tonk on over to The Earl for a night with Evan Stepp & The Piners, Ben Trickey and Georgie Harris! Jam it up with Mulholland (Tom Petty tribute) and Frankly Scarlett (Grateful Dead tribute) at Broad Street Station in Douglasville at their Grateful Dead Night! Get your history fix and catch HAMILTON at The Fox Theatre! Strand Marietta Movie Night gets retro with a screening of Michael Curtiz’s CASABLANCA (1942) at 8pm! Make your way to the Outer Space at Waller’s Coffee Shop for their Artist Market Saturday event, every Saturday from 10am – 2pm, with live music! The Beverly Atlanta brings you their I Still Love the 90s Brunch Party every Saturday!

Sunday, September 26

Make your way to the Historic Oakland Cemetery for Sunday in the Park featuring Tunes from the Tombs, headlined by The Original Wailers and Jupiter Coyote from 12pm – 9:30pm! Get your history fix and catch HAMILTON at The Fox Theatre! Sixties/ seventies-inspired indie popper, Stacey, shares new single and video, “Strange (But I Like it),” out now! Swedish psychedelic indie-rock outfit La Fleur Fatale release anniversary single and music video, ”Skydancer!”

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This Week in ATLRetro, Sept. 6-12, 2021

Posted on: Sep 6th, 2021 By:

by Melanie Crew
Managing Editor

We at ATLRetro care about your health and well-being, so This Week we are bringing you our next installment filled with a week’s worth of hootenannies and shenanigans you can experience straight from your couch and/or safely socially distanced (One helluva hybrid!)

Monday, September 6

Chamber pop it up with Takenobu’s new album ALWAYS LEAVE A NOTE, out now! Rock out and tune into Kool Kat Rev. Andy Hawley’s Psychobilly Freakout Radio broadcasting on Garage 71 at 8pm, every Monday! JD Pinkus (Butthole Surfers) shares “Slow Crawl” video from FUNGUS SHUI out now via Shimmy-Disc/Joyful Noise Recordings!

Tuesday, September 7

Get your history fix and catch HAMILTON at The Fox Theatre! Legendary folk singer-songwriter Jonathan Edwards returns with a self-penned new album, RIGHT WHERE I AM! Stay Free Recordings releases BARMY LSD ARMY from acclaimed British street artist and Electronic musician Charles Uzzell Edwards!

 

Wednesday, September 8

Get some soul with Leon Bridges at The Eastern! Head on over to The Highlander for Christopher Lloyd-Themed Trivia on the patio! Get intergalactic and catch the free online event, The International UFO Congress & Film Festival, at 4:15pm! Get your history fix and catch HAMILTON at The Fox Theatre! Get your Swing fix in the comfort of your own home every Wednesday, with WE Swing Dance’s Online Dance at 7pm! Or swing on down to 57th Fighter Group Restaurant for West Coast Swing Wednesdays at 6:30pm! Get jazzy and live stream (or in person) the Gordon Vernick Quartet hosted by the Red Light Café at 9pm! Drive-By TruckersJay Gonzalez shares duet with Michael Cerveris, Crying Through the Wall” streaming now with new album, BACK TO THE HIVE out now! New-Wave it up with Ronna Reason’s single “American Queen” and check out her self-titled debut EP! James Levy shares a new single and video, “Fool” from forthcoming LP SOLDIER out on Side Hustle Records! Stay Free Recordings has just released a new collaboration and single, “Consequences Coming,” from punk pioneer and former Sex Pistol Glen Matlock and gamed guitarist Earl Slick!  

Thursday, September 9

Sci-fi it up with a 4K Remaster screening of Paul Verhoeven’s TOTAL RECALL (1990) at the Plaza Theatre at the Drive-In at 8:30pm, or indoors at 9:30pm! Americana it up with Brent Cobb & Nikki Lane at the Variety Playhouse! Get your history fix and catch HAMILTON at The Fox Theatre! Make your way to Boggs Social & Supply for Sasha Stray and more! Boogie down and check out Jazz Beat Productions’ new podcast, Doc’s Jazz Beat with host Doc Robinson! Boogie down during the 80s Alternative New Wave Synth Pop online event every Thursday at 10pm! Don’t Go Into the Cellar Theatre Company presents their online Pod-Casket 11, every Thursday at 4pm! 


Friday, September 10

Spook on over to The Highlander for their Something Wicked This Way Comes VII Halloween Art Show Opening, through Sept. 11 (show will remain up through Oct. 31)! Sci-fi it up during the Fernbank After Dark: Science Fiction event at 7pm! Funk it up with the Rebirth Brass Band and the Seratones at Smith’s Olde Bar! Have a spectral good time and catch a screening of Jerry Zucker’s GHOST (1990) at the Strand Marietta at 8pm! Love never dies at Historic Oakland Cemetery, so grab your main squeeze for a unique outdoor date during their Love Stories of Oakland tour at 6pm! Boogie down to The Candler Park Music Festival 2021, running through Saturday! Tonight’s musical lineup includes Galactic, Ripe, The Vegabonds, VooDoo Visionary, Airwolf and more! Get your history fix and catch HAMILTON at The Fox Theatre! WUSSYMAG hosts a screening of David Mirkin’s ROMY AND MICHELE’S HIGH SCHOOL REUNION (1997) at the Plaza Theatre indoors at 9:30pm! Country rock it up with Reckless Kelly at the Variety Playhouse! Make your way to the High Museum and check out their exhibit “Really Free: The Radical Art of Nellie Mae Rowe” through Jan. 9! Cold Weather Co. releases new LP/EP/Video COALESCENCE out today Via Deko Entertainment! Catch BritPop on the patio at The Marlay House! Time Warp it up with Lips Down on Dixie at the Plaza Theatre’s screening of THE ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW at 10pm! DJ FernandoF brings you Flashback Friday, with a live video blend of 70s, 80s, 90s and more at Hot Betty’s Breakfast Bar in Tucker!

Saturday, September 11

Get criminal and catch a screening of Michael Mann’s HEAT (1995) indoors at the Plaza Theatre at 7pm! Make your way to The Earl for a night with the Country Westerns, GG King, Vincas and The Sporrs! Get your history fix and catch HAMILTON at The Fox Theatre! Get adventurous and catch a screening of Rob Reiner’s THE PRINCESS BRIDE (1987) at the Strand Marietta at 8pm! New-Wave it up at The Highlander’s Destination Unknown 80s New Wave Dance Party! Take a walk into the wilds and make your way to the Fernbank forest Night Walk at 7:30pm! Rock out with the Heartisans (Heart tribute band) at Tin Roof Cantina! Get down during the free online 90s R&B Soulfest Starring Monica at 7pm! It’s day 2 and your last chance to catch The Candler Park Music Festival 2021! Tonight’s musical line-up includes The Infamous Stringdusters, Spafford, The Dirty Guv’nahs, Marco Benevento, Hedonistas, Webster, Moneyshot, and more! Make your way to the Outer Space at Waller’s Coffee Shop for their Artist Market Saturday event, every Saturday from 10am – 2pm, with live music! The Beverly Atlanta brings you their I Still Love the 90s Brunch Party every Saturday!

Sunday, September 12

Get criminal and catch a screening of Michael Mann’s HEAT (1995) indoors at the Plaza Theatre at 3pm! Get your history fix and catch HAMILTON at The Fox Theatre! Sixties/ seventies-inspired indie popper, Stacey, shares new single and video, “Strange (But I Like it),” out now! Swedish psychedelic indie-rock outfit La Fleur Fatale release anniversary single and music video, ”Skydancer!”

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This Week in ATLRetro, Aug. 30-Sept. 5, 2021

Posted on: Aug 29th, 2021 By:

by Melanie Crew
Managing Editor

We at ATLRetro care about your health and well-being, so This Week we are bringing you our next installment filled with a week’s worth of hootenannies and shenanigans you can experience straight from your couch and/or safely socially distanced (One helluva hybrid!)

Monday, August 30

Rock out and tune into Kool Kat Rev. Andy Hawley’s Psychobilly Freakout Radio broadcasting on Garage 71 at 8pm, every Monday!

Tuesday, August 31

Rock on down to the Coca-Cola Roxy for Primus – A Tribute to Kings who will be performing Rush’s classic, A FAREWELL TO KINGS in its entirety! Legendary folk singer-songwriter Jonathan Edwards returns with a self-penned new album, RIGHT WHERE I AM! Stay Free Recordings releases BARMY LSD ARMY from acclaimed British street artist and Electronic musician Charles Uzzell Edwards!


Wednesday, September 1

Have a freakishly good time at The Masquerade with the HELLZAPOPPIN Circus Sideshow! Get your Swing fix in the comfort of your own home every Wednesday, with WE Swing Dance’s Online Dance at 7pm! Or swing on down to 57th Fighter Group Restaurant for West Coast Swing Wednesdays at 6:30pm! Get jazzy and live stream (or in person) the Gordon Vernick Quartet hosted by the Red Light Café at 9pm! Drive-By TruckersJay Gonzalez shares duet with Michael Cerveris, Crying Through the Wall” streaming now with new album, BACK TO THE HIVE out now! New-Wave it up with Ronna Reason’s single “American Queen” and check out her self-titled debut EP! James Levy shares a new single and video, “Fool” from forthcoming LP SOLDIER out on Side Hustle Records! Stay Free Recordings has just released a new collaboration and single, “Consequences Coming,” from punk pioneer and former Sex Pistol Glen Matlock and gamed guitarist Earl Slick!  

Thursday, September 2

Geek it up (safely please!) at DragonCon 2021 and have a helluva good time through Sept. 6! And you won’t want to miss Terminus Retrowave’s DragonCon Synthpop Afterparty at the Star Bar featuring Primo the Alien, Frisky Monkey and Seersha! Spend the night with Meshell Ndegeocello at the Variety Playhouse! Or funky rock it up at The Earl for a night with The Ides of June, The Pussywillows and the Silver Tongue Devils! Get psychedelic and folksy with Futurebirds at The Eastern! Spend An Evening with Charlie Wilson (The Gap Band) online at 9pm! The Atlanta Shakespeare Company presents A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM, through Sept. 5 (Thurs – Sun each week)! Boogie down and check out Jazz Beat Productions’ new podcast, Doc’s Jazz Beat with host Doc Robinson! Boogie down during the 80s Alternative New Wave Synth Pop online event every Thursday at 10pm! Don’t Go Into the Cellar Theatre Company presents their online Pod-Casket 11, every Thursday at 4pm! 

Friday, September 3

Rev it up with Kool Kat Hot Rod Walt & The Psycho Devilles, Pearl Bottom Radio and The Krank O Matix at the Star Bar! Funk it up with George Clinton & The Parliament Funkadelic at The Eastern! Make your way to the High Museum and check out their exhibit “Really Free: The Radical Art of Nellie Mae Rowe” through Jan. 9! Sci-fi it up with a 4K Remaster screening of Paul Verhoeven’s TOTAL RECALL (1990) at the Plaza Theatre! Get the blues with The Larry Griffith Band at Tunes by the Tracks! Rock out with Kool Kat Rod Hamdallah, The Bobby Lees and Massive 45 at The Earl! Catch Gregg Allman’s Laid Back Legacy at the Variety Playhouse! Catch a Flicks on the Bricks in Duluth Town Green’s screening of Victor Fleming’s THE WIZARD OF OZ (1939) at 8pm! Time Warp it up with Lips Down on Dixie at the Plaza Theatre’s screening of THE ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW at 10pm! The Atlanta Shakespeare Company presents A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM, through Sept. 5 (Thurs – Sun each week)! DJ FernandoF brings you Flashback Friday, with a live video blend of 70s, 80s, 90s and more at Hot Betty’s Breakfast Bar in Tucker!

Saturday, September 4

Have a hellacious good time at the Star Bar with West End Motel, Blood on the Harp and Kael Jackson & The Paradigm! Spook on down to The Odd’s End for Crazy Coffin Man’s Extravaganza at 12pm! Hula on over to Tiki Tango for their Tiki Luau & Pig Roast! Spend the night with Mdou Moctar at Terminal West! Make your way to The Garden Club at Wild Heaven West End for a night with Cedric Burnside, Cary Hudson and The Weeks! Make your way to the Outer Space at Waller’s Coffee Shop for their Artist Market Saturday event, every Saturday from 10am – 2pm, with live music! The Beverly Atlanta brings you their I Still Love the 90s Brunch Party every Saturday! The Atlanta Shakespeare Company presents A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM, through Sept. 5 (Thurs – Sun each week)!

Sunday, September 5

Jam it up with Garcia Peoples and Sarah Louise at The Earl! Get some southern soul with JJ Grey & Mofro at The Eastern! Take a walk into the wilds and make your way to the Fernbank forest Night Walk at 7:30pm! The Atlanta Shakespeare Company presents their last performance of A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM! Sixties/ seventies-inspired indie popper, Stacey, shares new single and video, “Strange (But I Like it),” out now! Swedish psychedelic indie-rock outfit La Fleur Fatale release anniversary single and music video, ”Skydancer!”

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This Week in ATLRetro, August 23-29, 2021

Posted on: Aug 22nd, 2021 By:

by Melanie Crew
Managing Editor

We at ATLRetro care about your health and well-being, so This Week we are bringing you our next installment filled with a week’s worth of hootenannies and shenanigans you can experience straight from your couch and/or safely socially distanced (One helluva hybrid!)

Monday, August 23

Rock out and tune into Kool Kat Rev. Andy Hawley’s Psychobilly Freakout Radio broadcasting on Garage 71 at 8pm, every Monday!

Tuesday, August 24

Hometowns to Hollywood, LLC brings you their online event, Fins, Furs and Feathers: A-List Animals at 8pm! Reggae it up with Jah Sun & The Rising Tide at Smith’s Olde Bar! Quest on down to The Nest in Kennesaw for The Lord of the Rings Trivia! Legendary folk singer-songwriter Jonathan Edwards returns with a self-penned new album, RIGHT WHERE I AM! Stay Free Recordings releases BARMY LSD ARMY from acclaimed British street artist and Electronic musician Charles Uzzell Edwards!

 

Wednesday, August 25

Shake a tail feather and make your way to the Variety Playhouse for Violet Chachki’s A Lot More Me! Spend the night with Emmaline at Eddie’s Attic! Get your Swing fix in the comfort of your own home every Wednesday, with WE Swing Dance’s Online Dance at 7pm! Or swing on down to 57th Fighter Group Restaurant for West Coast Swing Wednesdays at 6:30pm! Get jazzy and live stream (or in person) the Gordon Vernick Quartet hosted by the Red Light Café at 9pm! Drive-By TruckersJay Gonzalez shares duet with Michael Cerveris, Crying Through the Wall” streaming now with new album, BACK TO THE HIVE out now! New-Wave it up with Ronna Reason’s single “American Queen” and check out her self-titled debut EP! James Levy shares a new single and video, “Fool” from forthcoming LP SOLDIER out on Side Hustle Records! Stay Free Recordings has just released a new collaboration and single, “Consequences Coming,” from punk pioneer and former Sex Pistol Glen Matlock and gamed guitarist Earl Slick!  

Thursday, August 26

Get your thriller fix and make your way to the Plaza Theatre for an indoor screening of Jacques Deray’s LA PISCINE (1969) at 9:30pm! Catch online event Yann Tiersen – Kerber: The Film at 2pm! Have a deadly good time during The London Necropolis Virtual Tour & The Railway of Death at 5pm! The Atlanta Shakespeare Company presents A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM, through Sept. 5 (Thurs – Sun each week)! Get your New Orleans swamp funk fix with The Iceman Special at Eddie’s Attic along with Bob Sima! Jazz it up with Marc Antoine at Suite Food Lounge! Boogie down and check out Jazz Beat Productions’ new podcast, Doc’s Jazz Beat with host Doc Robinson! Boogie down during the 80s Alternative New Wave Synth Pop online event every Thursday at 10pm! Eighties-esque Adult Books share sophomore album GRECIAN URN – check out single, “Florence!” Don’t Go Into the Cellar Theatre Company presents their online Pod-Casket 11, every Thursday at 4pm! 

Friday, August 27

Have a bloody good time at Days of the Dead Atlanta through Aug. 29! Creep on down to the Strand Marietta for Double Feature Movie Night featuring George A. Romero’s NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD (1968) and Ed Wood’s PLAN 9 FROM OUTER SPACE (1959) at 8pm! Stomp on down to the Tin Roof Cantina for Kool Kat Spike Fullerton and the Ghost Rider’s Car Club! Get countrified and spend the night with Chris Stapleton at Ameris Bank Amphitheatre! Make your way Back to the 90s at 57th Fighter Group Restaurant! Time Warp it up with Lips Down on Dixie at the Plaza Theatre’s screening of THE ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW at 10pm! The Atlanta Shakespeare Company presents A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM, through Sept. 5 (Thurs – Sun each week)! DJ FernandoF brings you Flashback Friday, with a live video blend of 70s, 80s, 90s and more at Hot Betty’s Breakfast Bar in Tucker!

Saturday, August 28

The Dementia Spotlight Foundation presents 9th Annual Alzheimer’s Music Fest at The Tabernacle featuring legendary bands Cracker, Drivin N’ Cryin, Arrested Development and more! Swing on by Eddie’s Attic for a night with Joe Gransden & His Big Band! Make your way to Norcross for Atlanta Cosplay Yard Sale 2021, from 9am – 3pm! Or head on over to The Beer Growler in Avondale Estates for the Bizarre Bazaar Night Owl Market from 5pm – 11pm! Get folksy at The Earl with The Good Graces, The Preakness and Ben Trickey! Groove on down to Cadence Bank Amphitheatre at Chastain Park for a night with Yacht Rock Revue! Make your way to the Outer Space at Waller’s Coffee Shop for their Artist Market Saturday event, every Saturday from 10am – 2pm, with live music! The Beverly Atlanta brings you their I Still Love the 90s Brunch Party every Saturday! The Atlanta Shakespeare Company presents A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM, through Sept. 5 (Thurs – Sun each week)!

Sunday, August 29

Catch a screening of Mary Pickford’s SPARROWS (1926) at Strand Marietta during their Silent Film Experience event at 3pm! Take a walk into the wilds and make your way to the Fernbank forest Night Walk at 7:30pm! The Atlanta Shakespeare Company presents A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM, through Sept. 5 (Thurs – Sun each week)! Sixties/ seventies-inspired indie popper, Stacey, shares new single and video, “Strange (But I Like it),” out now! Swedish psychedelic indie-rock outfit La Fleur Fatale release anniversary single and music video, ”Skydancer!”

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This Week in ATLRetro, August 16-22, 2021

Posted on: Aug 15th, 2021 By:

by Melanie Crew
Managing Editor

We at ATLRetro care about your health and well-being, so This Week we are bringing you our next installment filled with a week’s worth of hootenannies and shenanigans you can experience straight from your couch and/or safely socially distanced (One helluva hybrid!)

Monday, August 16

Rock out and tune into Kool Kat Rev. Andy Hawley’s Psychobilly Freakout Radio broadcasting on Garage 71 at 8pm, every Monday!

Tuesday, August 17

Spend the night with James Taylor at the Infinite Energy Center! Hometowns to Hollywood, LLC brings you their online event, The History of the Hollywood Musical at 8pm! Legendary folk singer-songwriter Jonathan Edwards returns with a self-penned new album, RIGHT WHERE I AM! Get old-school with L.A.’s Gretchen Lieberum (Maya Rudolph, Wendy/Prince) and her new album, THIS MAY ONLY BE A DREAM. THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING ERNEST: THE LIFE OF ACTOR JIM VARNY continues their virtual fundraiser campaign for the documentary here! Get your Americana fix as Envoy Records announce their debut release, a split single featuring “Phoenix” by Elijah Ocean and “Let’s Go” by Peter Donovan, available now! Stay Free Recordings releases BARMY LSD ARMY from acclaimed British street artist and Electronic musician Charles Uzzell Edwards!

Wednesday, August 18

Get your Americana fix with The Dustbowl Revival at Eddie’s Attic! Geek it up at Battle & Brew during their CASTLEVANIA TRIVIA night at 8pm! Get your Swing fix in the comfort of your own home every Wednesday, with WE Swing Dance’s Online Dance at 7pm! Or swing on down to 57th Fighter Group Restaurant for West Coast Swing Wednesdays at 6:30pm! Catch Dr. Temple Grandin’s online event, The Autistic Brain Webinar at 12pm! Get jazzy and live stream (or in person) the Gordon Vernick Quartet hosted by the Red Light Café at 9pm! Drive-By TruckersJay Gonzalez shares duet with Michael Cerveris, Crying Through the Wall” streaming now with new album, BACK TO THE HIVE out now! New-Wave it up with Ronna Reason’s single “American Queen” and check out her self-titled debut EP! James Levy shares a new single and video, “Fool” from forthcoming LP SOLDIER out on Side Hustle Records! Stay Free Recordings has just released a new collaboration and single, “Consequences Coming,” from punk pioneer and former Sex Pistol Glen Matlock and gamed guitarist Earl Slick!  

Thursday, August 19

Surf on down to the Star Bar for a night with Kool Kat Chad Shivers & The Frigidaires, Genki Genki Panic and Loony! Spend the night with Langhorne Slim at Terminal West! The Atlanta Shakespeare Company presents A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM, through Sept. 5 (Thurs – Sun each week)! Get countrified and spend the night with Rodney Crowell at City Winery! Jazz it up with Brian Simpson at Suite Food Lounge! Boogie down and check out Jazz Beat Productions’ new podcast, Doc’s Jazz Beat with host Doc Robinson! Boogie down during the 80s Alternative New Wave Synth Pop online event every Thursday at 10pm! Eighties-esque Adult Books share sophomore album GRECIAN URN – check out single, “Florence!” Don’t Go Into the Cellar Theatre Company presents their online Pod-Casket 11, every Thursday at 4pm! 

Friday, August 20

Get rocked with The El Caminos, The Fill Ins and Massive 45s at the Star Bar! Stomp on down to The Earl for a night with Scott H. Biram, Andrea & Mud and Lonesome Valley! Bluegrass it up and make your way to Twain’s for an Americana Jubilee with Dusty Roads! Get 90’s rocked and celebrate 25 years of JAGGED LITTLE PILL with Alanis Morrisette and Garbage at Ameris Bank Amphitheatre! Boogie down at The Strand Theatre in Marietta during Jukebox Giants: Motown & More! Jazz it up with the Joe Gransden Quartet at the High Museum of Art! Colin Hay rocks out at City Winery! Jam it up with Spaghetti Western at Steady Hand Beer, Co.! Get some southern soul with Gareth Asher at Eddie’s Attic! Interstellar Echoes pays tribute to Pink Floyd at Terminal West! Atlanta’s Lindsay Jarman dishes out a throwback to lounge-y jazz grooves and alt-folk soul with her LP THE GALLERY, out today! Time Warp it up with Lips Down on Dixie at the Plaza Theatre’s screening of THE ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW at 10pm! The Atlanta Shakespeare Company presents A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM, through Sept. 5 (Thurs – Sun each week)! DJ FernandoF brings you Flashback Friday, with a live video blend of 70s, 80s, 90s and more at Hot Betty’s Breakfast Bar in Tucker!

Saturday, August 21

Get down with Ray Wylie Hubbard (Lost Gonzo Band) at the Variety Playhouse! Make your way to the Piedmont Park Arts Festival, through Aug. 22! Make your way to the Outer Space at Waller’s Coffee Shop for their Artist Market Saturday event, every Saturday from 10am – 2pm, with live music featuring Charles Absher! The Beverly Atlanta brings you their I Still Love the 90s Brunch Party every Saturday! Spend the night with Blackberry Smoke at Ameris Bank Amphitheatre! Feminenergy: Queens of Summer rock out at Smith’s Olde Bar! Get your 60s/70s rock fix with The Rainmen at Tin roof Cantina! Catch A Jazzy All White Affair with the Dwan Bosman Quartet at the Red Light Café! Battle & Brew brings you their Anime Cosplay Night at 8pm! Catch the New Wave with Electric Avenue at Park Tavern in Piedmont Park! Atlanta Symphony Hall delivers a night out with Melissa Etheridge! Eighties it up with Kool Kat Becky Cromier Finch and Arcade Denim at Rock ‘n’ Taco in Roswell! Stomp on down to North Highland Park for a night with Ben Bostick! Check out Concerts to Cure at Coolray Field in Lawrenceville featuring Tedeschi Trucks, Fireside Live and The Gabe Dixon Band! The Atlanta Shakespeare Company presents A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM, through Sept. 5 (Thurs – Sun each week)! Boogie down at The Strand Theatre in Marietta during Jukebox Giants: Motown & More

Sunday, August 22

Gary Mullen & The Works brings you One Night of Queen at Atlanta Symphony Hall Live! Take a walk into the wilds and make your way to the Fernbank forest Night Walk at 7:30pm! B-Movie Bonfire brings you an online screening of Arch Hall Sr.’s EEGAH! (1962) at 9:30pm! Boogie down at The Strand Theatre in Marietta during Jukebox Giants: Motown & MoreThe Atlanta Shakespeare Company presents A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM, through Sept. 5 (Thurs – Sun each week)! Sixties/ seventies-inspired indie popper, Stacey, shares new single and video, “Strange (But I Like it),” out now! Swedish psychedelic indie-rock outfit La Fleur Fatale release anniversary single and music video, ”Skydancer!”

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This Week in ATLRetro, August 2-8, 2021

Posted on: Aug 1st, 2021 By:

by Melanie Crew
Managing Editor

We at ATLRetro care about your health and well-being, so This Week we are bringing you a week’s worth of hootenannies and shenanigans you can experience straight from your couch and/or safely socially distanced!

Monday, August 2

Get artsy and check out Hammonds House Museum’s exhibit, Departure by Charly Palmer! Catch a screening of Questlove’s SUMMER OF SOUL (2021), documenting the 1969 Harlem Cultural Festival, screening this week at Midtown Art Cinema! Spend the night with Tommy McNulty at Heck.house in Scottdale! Post-punk it up and catch a digital screening (iTunes, Amazon, etc.) of Matt Hinton’s newest documentary, PARALLEL LOVE (2021), which delves deep into the strange and bizarre lives of a small-town Georgia band! Rock out and tune into Kool Kat Rev. Andy Hawley’s Psychobilly Freakout Radio broadcasting on Garage 71 at 8pm, every Monday!

Tuesday, August 3

Check out a Virtual Tour: Old City of Jerusalem, hosted by Girl Travel Tours at 5pm! Frenchy and the Punk release their Emma Peel-themed video for “Emma Bella Citronella!” The Psychedelic Furs share new video for “Wrong Train” out now! Legendary folk singer-songwriter Jonathan Edwards returns with a self-penned new album, RIGHT WHERE I AM! Get old-school with L.A.’s Gretchen Lieberum (Maya Rudolph, Wendy/Prince) and her new album, THIS MAY ONLY BE A DREAM. THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING ERNEST: THE LIFE OF ACTOR JIM VARNY continues their virtual fundraiser campaign for the documentary here! Get your Americana fix as Envoy Records announce their debut release, a split single featuring “Phoenix” by Elijah Ocean and “Let’s Go” by Peter Donovan, available now! Stay Free Recordings releases BARMY LSD ARMY from acclaimed British street artist and Electronic musician Charles Uzzell Edwards!

Wednesday, August 4

Get your Swing fix in the comfort of your own home every Wednesday, with WE Swing Dance’s Online Dance at 7pm! Or swing on down to 57th Fighter Group Restaurant for West Coast Swing Wednesdays at 6:30pm! Get jazzy and live stream (or in person) the Gordon Vernick Quartet hosted by the Red Light Café at 9pm! Drive-By TruckersJay Gonzalez shares duet with Michael Cerveris, Crying Through the Wall” streaming now with new album, BACK TO THE HIVE out now! New-Wave it up with Ronna Reason’s single “American Queen” and check out her self-titled debut EP! James Levy shares a new single and video, “Fool” from forthcoming LP SOLDIER out on Side Hustle Records! Stay Free Recordings has just released a new collaboration and single, “Consequences Coming,” from punk pioneer and former Sex Pistol Glen Matlock and gamed guitarist Earl Slick!  

Thursday, August 5

The Atlanta Shakespeare Company presents A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM, through Sept. 5 (Thurs – Sun each week)! Get folk-rocked with The Muckers at Smith’s Olde Bar! Stomp on down to the Red Light Café for a Bluegrass Jam ft. Bound to Ramble! Ann Wilson opens the vault to pre-Heart era recordings! New EP of unheard archival songs from the rock and roll icon’s first band, The Daybreaks, is available now digitally with Limited Edition 10” vinyl available for pre-orders! Boogie down and check out Jazz Beat Productions’ new podcast, Doc’s Jazz Beat with host Doc Robinson! Boogie down during the 80s Alternative New Wave Synth Pop online event every Thursday at 10pm! Eighties-esque Adult Books share sophomore album GRECIAN URN – check out single, “Florence!” Don’t Go Into the Cellar Theatre Company presents their online Pod-Casket 11, every Thursday at 4pm! 

Friday, August 6

Geek it up and have a grand old time at Atlanta Comic Con through Aug. 8! Make your way to Piedmont Park for the 85th Annual Atlanta Dogwood Festival, through Aug. 8! Or spend the day with BritPop at the Atlanta Botanical Garden! Roots rock it up with Brother and The Hayes at the Red Light Café! Time Warp it up with Lips Down on Dixie at the Plaza Theatre’s screening of THE ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW at 10pm! PURPLE MADNESS, the ultimate Prince tribute rocks out at the Dixie Tavern! The Atlanta Shakespeare Company presents A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM, through Sept. 5 (Thurs – Sun each week)! Catch a screening of Chris ColumbusHARRY POTTER & THE SORCERER’S STONE (2001) during Duluth’s Flicks on the Bricks event at 8pm! Atlanta’s Duet for Theremin and Lap Steel release new album, OUMUAMUA now! Check out their single, “Vesta!” Prog-rock it up with another track release, “The Wall (Live 2019-20)” from Kansas’s live album POINT OF KNOW RETURN LIVE & BEYOND out now! Rock out and get some soul as Atlanta’s Lynx Deluxe’s JUNGLELAND debuts on Drivin N Cryin Records! DJ FernandoF brings you Flashback Friday, with a live video blend of 70s, 80s, 90s and more at Hot Betty’s Breakfast Bar in Tucker!

Saturday, August 7

Stomp on down to the Star Bar for The Wheel KnockersRecord Release Party with special guests Kool Kat Spike Fullerton & The Ghost Riders Car Club and the Mystery Men?! Kaiju it up at Midtown Art Cinema during their Summer Mega Matinees Series featuring a screening of Jun Fukuda’s GODZILLA VS. MECHAGODZILLA (1974) at 11am! The Atlanta Shakespeare Company presents A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM, through Sept. 5 (Thurs – Sun each week)! Get really retro and catch Dino Stroll Atlanta at Cobb Galleria! Check out the Depeche Mode 101 Watch Party online at 3pm! Get down with The Mountain Goats at the Variety Playhouse! Or rock out with Order of the Owl, All Night Drug Prowling Wolves and Blood Circuits at The Earl! Mulholland pays tribute to Tom Petty at Napoleon’s! JD Pinkus (Butthole Surfers) announces New LP FUNGUS SHUI out Aug. 21 and shares single “Gittin It!” 

Sunday, August 8

Make your way to Midtown Art Cinema for their Summer Mega Matinees Series featuring a screening of Isao Takahata’s GRAVE OF THE FIREFLIES (1993) at 11am! Get really retro and catch Dino Stroll Atlanta at Cobb Galleria! The Atlanta Shakespeare Company presents A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM, through Sept. 5 (Thurs – Sun each week)! Sixties/ seventies-inspired indie popper, Stacey, shares new single and video, “Strange (But I Like it),” out now! Swedish psychedelic indie-rock outfit La Fleur Fatale release anniversary single and music video, ”Skydancer!”

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This Week in ATLRetro, July 12-18, 2021

Posted on: Jul 11th, 2021 By:

by Melanie Crew
Managing Editor

We at ATLRetro care about your health and well-being, so This Week we are bringing you our next installment of our Home-Edition, a week’s worth of hootenannies and shenanigans you can experience straight from your couch and/or safely socially distanced!

Manic Monday, July 12

Get artsy and check out Hammonds House Museum’s exhibit, Departure by Charly Palmer! Catch a screening of Questlove’s SUMMER OF SOUL (2021), documenting the 1969 Harlem Cultural Festival, screening this week at Midtown Art Cinema! Les Agamemnonz share new single “Artemis” and new album AMATEURS out now! Post-punk it up and catch a digital screening (iTunes, Amazon, etc.) of Matt Hinton’s newest documentary, PARALLEL LOVE (2021), which delves deep into the strange and bizarre lives of a small-town Georgia band! Rock out and tune into Kool Kat Rev. Andy Hawley’s Psychobilly Freakout Radio broadcasting on Garage 71 at 8pm, every Monday! Check out Laces’ “Almost Happy” featuring Butch Walker!Glam rock it up with Art d’Ecco’s cover of “That’s Entertainment!” Marc Ribler (Little Steven and the Disciples of Soul, Bruce Springsteen, Elvis Costello, Carole King, etc.) releases a new solo album, THE WHOLE WORLD AWAITS YOU on July 16. Atlanta-based new wave punk band Lesibu Grand has released their newest single “Not Sweet Enough.” 

Timeless Tuesday, July 13

Hometowns to Hollywood, LLC presents their online event Silent Clowns: Chaplin, Keaton & Lloyd at 7:30pm! Take a Virtual Tour of the Taj Mahal at 5pm! Check out the virtual The Mads: A Night of Shorts 4 – Live Riffing with MST3K’s The Mads! at 8pm! Shimmy on down to the Red Light Cafe with Kool Kat Katherine Lashe and Tease Tuesday Burlesque! Or Psych it up as MONSTERWATCH shares EP via Rebel Noise, NOISE YOU WILL NEVER CARE ABOUT, out now! Frenchy and the Punk release their Emma Peel-themed video for “Emma Bella Citronella!” The Psychedelic Furs share new video for “Wrong Train” out now! Legendary folk singer-songwriter Jonathan Edwards returns with a self-penned new album, RIGHT WHERE I AM! Get old-school with L.A.’s Gretchen Lieberum (Maya Rudolph, Wendy/Prince) and her new album, THIS MAY ONLY BE A DREAM. THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING ERNEST: THE LIFE OF ACTOR JIM VARNY continues their virtual fundraiser campaign for the documentary here! Get your Americana fix as Envoy Records announce their debut release, a split single featuring “Phoenix” by Elijah Ocean and “Let’s Go” by Peter Donovan, available now! Stay Free Recordings releases BARMY LSD ARMY from acclaimed British street artist and Electronic musician Charles Uzzell Edwards!

Way Back Wednesday, July 14

Get your Swing fix in the comfort of your own home every Wednesday, with WE Swing Dance’s Online Dance at 7pm! Or swing on down to 57th Fighter Group Restaurant for West Coast Swing Wednesdays at 6:30pm! Join WUSSY MAG at the Plaza Theatre for a 15th Anniversary screening of David Frankel’s THE DEVIL WEARS PRADA (2006) indoors at 7pm! Have a bloody good time with a Free Online Riff of TRUE BLOOD at 9pm! Get jazzy and live stream (or in person) the Gordon Vernick Quartet hosted by the Red Light Café at 9pm! Drive-By TruckersJay Gonzalez shares duet with Michael Cerveris, Crying Through the Wall” streaming now with new album, BACK TO THE HIVE out now! New-Wave it up with Ronna Reason’s single “American Queen” and check out her self-titled debut EP! James Levy shares a new single and video, “Fool” from forthcoming LP SOLDIER out on Side Hustle Records! Stay Free Recordings has just released a new collaboration and single, “Consequences Coming,” from punk pioneer and former Sex Pistol Glen Matlock and gamed guitarist Earl Slick!  

Throwback Thursday, July 15

Make your way to the Plaza Theatre for screenings of Beth B.’s documentary, LYDIA LUNCH: THE WAR IS NEVER OVER (2019) at 5:30pm, a 35mm screening of Akira Kurosawa’s YOJIMBO (1961) at 7:30pm and William Friedkin’s TO LIVE OR DIE IN L.A. (1985) at 10pm! Get some old-school soul with Nanseera Wolff at Eddie’s Attic! Jazz it up with Nils at Suite Food Lounge! Check out Texas Public Radio’s virtual Summer Night City ft. Zydeco Blanco at 8pm! Get rocked with Mastadon virtually, at the Georgia Aquarium! Ann Wilson opens the vault to pre-Heart era recordings! New EP of unheard archival songs from the rock and roll icon’s first band, The Daybreaks, is available now digitally with Limited Edition 10” vinyl available for pre-orders! Boogie down and check out Jazz Beat Productions’ new podcast, Doc’s Jazz Beat with host Doc Robinson! Boogie down during the 80s Alternative New Wave Synth Pop online event every Thursday at 10pm! Eighties-esque Adult Books share sophomore album GRECIAN URN – check out single, “Florence!” Don’t Go Into the Cellar Theatre Company presents their online Pod-Casket 11, every Thursday at 4pm! Make your way to Smith’s Olde Bar for their retrotastic Thursday Throwdown

Freaky Friday, July 16

Have a hootenanny and a half with Kool Kat Spike Fullerton and The Ghost Riders Car Club Live at the Tin Roof Cantina! Get rocked at the Star Bar with Killer Hearts (Houston, TX), Ladrones and Mala Vista (New York) with DJ Teddy Spaghetty! Marshall Charloff’s Purple Piano pays tribute to Prince at 37 Main Avondale Estates! Rev on down to The Strand Theatre in Marietta for their Sing Along with Grease! At 8pm! Check out Debra of America’s Concerts to Cure at Coolray Field in Lawrenceville featuring The Disco Biscuits! Get old-school with John R. Miller at Eddie’s Attic! Time Warp it up with Lips Down on Dixie at the Plaza Theatre’s screening of THE ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW at 10pm! Atlanta’s Duet for Theremin and Lap Steel release new album, OUMUAMUA now! Check out their single, “Vesta!” Prog-rock it up with another track release, “The Wall (Live 2019-20)” from Kansas’s live album POINT OF KNOW RETURN LIVE & BEYOND out now! Rock out and get some soul as Atlanta’s Lynx Deluxe’s JUNGLELAND debuts on Drivin N Cryin Records! DJ FernandoF brings you Flashback Friday, with a live video blend of 70s, 80s, 90s and more at Hot Betty’s Breakfast Bar in Tucker!

Swell Saturday, July 17

Make your way to Midtown Art Cinema for their Summer Mega Matinees Series featuring a screening of Hayao Miyazaki’s NAUSICAA OF THE VALLEY OF THE WIND (1984) at 11am! Get bizarre and catch a 35mm screening of Alejandro Jodorowsky’s THE HOLY MOUNTAIN (1973) at the Plaza Theatre at 9:30pm! Glam it up with Faster Pussycat, Enuff Z’Nuff and Kicken’ Valentina at 37 Main Avondale Estates! Get intergalactic and catch a Free Online Riff of E.T. at 9m! Get rocked with 96 Replay paying tribute to the 80s and 90s at Dixie Tavern! JD Pinkus (Butthole Surfers) announces New LP FUNGUS SHUI out Aug. 21 and shares single “Gittin It!” Make your way to The Strand Theatre as The Georgia Player’s Guild brings you The Music of the Eagles! Boogie down during an 80s Video Dance Party online at 9pm! Atlanta’s dim releases new single “Break You Down” streaming everywhere! Violet Island release cover of A-Ha’s Take On Me! Dark Horse Records celebrates new Joe Strummer collection, ASSEMBLY, out now!  American Television pay tribute to Black Flag, Bad Religion and more on their new LP, ADOLESCENCE out now!

Science ‘n’ more Sunday, July 18

Make your way to Midtown Art Cinema for their Summer Mega Matinees Series featuring a screening of Hayao Miyazaki’s KIKI’S DELIVERY SERVICE (1989) at 11am! Catch a free online event Dylan Shadow Kingdom, an exclusive broadcast event at 2pm! George Harrison’s masterpiece, ALL THINGS MUST PASS, is celebrated with suite of new 50th Anniversary editions [Super Deluxe Edition of landmark 1970 solo album collects 70 tracks over five CDS or eight LPS including 42 previously unreleased demo recordings, session outtakes and studio jams]! Sixties/ seventies-inspired indie popper, Stacey, shares new single and video, “Strange (But I Like it),” out now! Swedish psychedelic indie-rock outfit La Fleur Fatale release anniversary single and music video, ”Skydancer!”

 

 

 

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This Week in ATLRetro, July 5-11, 2021

Posted on: Jul 5th, 2021 By:

by Melanie Crew
Managing Editor

We at ATLRetro care about your health and well-being, so This Week we are bringing you our next installment of our Home-Edition, a week’s worth of hootenannies and shenanigans you can experience straight from your couch and/or safely socially distanced!

Manic Monday, July 5

Get artsy and check out Hammonds House Museum’s exhibit, Departure by Charly Palmer! Get weird and wonderful with Edgar Wright’s THE SPARKS BROTHERS (2021) screening at Midtown Art Cinema this week! Post-punk it up and catch a digital screening (iTunes, Amazon, etc.) of Matt Hinton’s newest documentary, PARALLEL LOVE (2021), which delves deep into the strange and bizarre lives of a small-town Georgia band! Rock out and tune into Kool Kat Rev. Andy Hawley’s Psychobilly Freakout Radio broadcasting on Garage 71 at 8pm, every Monday! Check out Laces’ “Almost Happy” featuring Butch Walker! Glam rock it up with Art d’Ecco’s cover of “That’s Entertainment!” Marc Ribler (Little Steven and the Disciples of Soul, Bruce Springsteen, Elvis Costello, Carole King, etc.) releases a new solo album, THE WHOLE WORLD AWAITS YOU on July 16. Atlanta-based new wave punk band Lesibu Grand has released their newest single “Not Sweet Enough.” 

Timeless Tuesday, July 6

Midtown Art Cinema screens Lisa Immordino Vreeland’s documentary portrait, TRUMAN & TENNESSEE: AN INTIMATE CONVERSATION (2020) this week! Or catch a screening of Questlove’s SUMMER OF SOUL (2021), documenting the 1969 Harlem Cultural Festival, screening this week! Psych it up as MONSTERWATCH shares EP via Rebel Noise, NOISE YOU WILL NEVER CARE ABOUT, out now! Frenchy and the Punk release their Emma Peel-themed video for “Emma Bella Citronella!” The Psychedelic Furs share new video for “Wrong Train” out now! Get old-school with L.A.’s Gretchen Lieberum (Maya Rudolph, Wendy/Prince) and her new album, THIS MAY ONLY BE A DREAM. THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING ERNEST: THE LIFE OF ACTOR JIM VARNY continues their virtual fundraiser campaign for the documentary here! Get your Americana fix as Envoy Records announce their debut release, a split single featuring “Phoenix” by Elijah Ocean and “Let’s Go” by Peter Donovan, available now! Stay Free Recordings releases BARMY LSD ARMY from acclaimed British street artist and Electronic musician Charles Uzzell Edwards!

Way Back Wednesday, July 7

Get your Swing fix in the comfort of your own home every Wednesday, with WE Swing Dance’s Online Dance at 7pm! Or swing on down to 57th Fighter Group Restaurant for West Coast Swing Wednesdays at 6:30pm! Get jazzy and live stream (or in person) the Gordon Vernick Quartet hosted by the Red Light Café at 9pm! Drive-By TruckersJay Gonzalez shares duet with Michael Cerveris, Crying Through the Wall” streaming now with new album, BACK TO THE HIVE out now! New-Wave it up with Ronna Reason’s single “American Queen” and check out her self-titled debut EP! James Levy shares a new single and video, “Fool” from forthcoming LP SOLDIER out on Side Hustle Records! Stay Free Recordings has just released a new collaboration and single, “Consequences Coming,” from punk pioneer and former Sex Pistol Glen Matlock and gamed guitarist Earl Slick!  

Throwback Thursday, July 8

Get criminal and catch a 55th Anniversary screening of Seijun Suzuki’s TOKYO DRIFTER (1966) indoors at the Plaza Theatre at 7:30pm, and stick around because Videodrome’s PLAZADROME is back and you won’t want to miss their presentation of Douglas Burke’s SURFER TEEN CONFRONTS FEAR (2018) at 9:30pm! Hometowns to Hollywood, LLC presents their online event, The Women Who Built Hollywood at 2pm! Rock out online with The Stadium tour: Motley Crue, Def Leppard, Poison and Joan Jett at 5:30pm! Or grunge it up with Pearl Jam – BST Hyde Park Live online at 11pm! Ann Wilson opens the vault to pre-Heart era recordings! New EP of unheard archival songs from the rock and roll icon’s first band, The Daybreaks, is available now digitally with Limited Edition 10” vinyl available for pre-orders! Boogie down and check out Jazz Beat Productions’ new podcast, Doc’s Jazz Beat with host Doc Robinson! Boogie down during the 80s Alternative New Wave Synth Pop online event every Thursday at 10pm! Eighties-esque Adult Books share sophomore album GRECIAN URN – check out single, “Florence!” Don’t Go Into the Cellar Theatre Company presents their online Pod-Casket 11, every Thursday at 4pm! Make your way to Smith’s Olde Bar for their retrotastic Thursday Throwdown

Freaky Friday, July 9

Kool Kat Nicole Givens Kurtz and Mocha Memoir Press present their virtual Hot Summer Horror event, featuring author readings, giveaways, trivia and more at 6pm! Make your way to Out Front Theatre for their presentation of ICONS: A Celebration of Black Legends! Get rocked with Fiend Without a Face, Kool Kat Rod Hamdallah and more at Bogg’s Social & Supply! Slink on down to the Heretic for RITUAL: Horns and Halos (Goth Industrial Night)! Time Warp it up with Lips Down on Dixie at the Plaza Theatre’s screening of THE ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW at 10pm! Get rocked online with Pearl Jam and The Pixies – BST Hyde Park Live at 11pm! Atlanta’s Duet for Theremin and Lap Steel release new album, OUMUAMUA now! Check out their single, “Vesta!” Prog-rock it up with another track release, “The Wall (Live 2019-20)” from Kansas’s upcoming live album POINT OF KNOW RETURN LIVE & BEYOND out today! Rock out and get some soul as Atlanta’s Lynx Deluxe’s JUNGLELAND debuts on Drivin N Cryin Records! DJ FernandoF brings you Flashback Friday, with a live video blend of 70s, 80s, 90s and more at Hot Betty’s Breakfast Bar in Tucker!

Swell Saturday, July 10

Make your way to the Plaza Theatre for a 35mm indoor screening of Akira Kurosawa’s YOJIMBO (1961) at 4pm! Darkwave it up with Gothicat Festival #7 online at 10am! Get your vintage car fix with the July Tucker Cruise-In on Main Street in Tucker at 11am! St. Lenox is reborn through Dungeons & Dragons, via his single “Teenage Eyes!” Boogie down during an 80s Video Dance Party online at 9pm! Atlanta’s dim releases new single “Break You Down” streaming everywhere! Violet Island release cover of A-Ha’s Take On Me! Dark Horse Records celebrates new Joe Strummer collection, ASSEMBLY, out now!  American Television pay tribute to Black Flag, Bad Religion and more on their new LP, ADOLESCENCE out now!


Science ‘n’ more Sunday, July 11

Rock out with The Disco Cowboy during The Earl’s 22nd Anniversary Party with Gentleman Jesse, the Country Westerns,Tag Team and more! Spend the night with Howard Hewett at City Winery! George Harrison’s masterpiece, ALL THINGS MUST PASS, is celebrated with suite of new 50th Anniversary editions [Super Deluxe Edition of landmark 1970 solo album collects 70 tracks over five CDS or eight LPS including 42 previously unreleased demo recordings, session outtakes and studio jams]! Sixties/ seventies-inspired indie popper, Stacey, shares new single and video, “Strange (But I Like it),” out now! Swedish psychedelic indie-rock outfit La Fleur Fatale release anniversary single and music video, ”Skydancer!”

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