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Angel Olsen at The EARL Angel Olsen began singing as a young girl in St. Louis, where she explored the remarkable range of her voice and the places it could take her songwriting. Her self-released debut EP, “Strange Cacti,” belied both that early period of discovery and her Midwestern roots. Cautious and homespun on the […]
Author: The Editor
Posted: April 24, 2014, 1:52 pm
Who’s got time for “summertime sadness” when you’ve got a full season of amazing concerts to attend to? Aaron’s Amphitheatre at Lakewood has already kicked off their year with Lady Antebellum, Kip Moore, and Kacey Musgraves last weekend, Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band this weekend, and Arcade Fire to welcome in May. Check […]
Author: The Editor
Posted: April 22, 2014, 7:19 pm
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Celebrating Georgia’s legends, landmarks and unsung heroes

Georgians have always been major players in country music and the contributions of many of those artists and writers will be celebrated on Tues., May 20 during “Georgia On My Mind: The Peach Pickers & Friends Host a Night of Georgia Music” at 3rd and Lindsley in Nashville. Read More>>
Author: Lisa Love
Posted: April 8, 2014, 9:47 pm
New West and Normaltown Records take the title of the new Spring 2014 Sampler, "Find My Blood," from the featured cut by New Madrid. The band, whose four members live together in a farmhouse outside Athens, was named Flagpole Music Awards 2012's "Artist of the Year," no small feat in a city with so much talent. Sunswimmer, New Madrid's sophomore effort, was released last month on Normaltown. Read More>>
Author: Lisa Love
Posted: March 9, 2014, 11:05 pm

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Over the past several months, singer-songwriter Kristine Leschper—a.k.a. Mothers—has firmly established herself as one of Athens music's most essential new acts. Armed with only her formidable voice and one stringed instrument or another, Leschper crafts spare, striking folk tunes that often call to mind Angel Olsen at her most quietly devastating.  Below, check out a video of Leschper perfo...
Posted: April 22, 2014, 8:03 pm
Cartter Fontaine films luthier Scott Baxendale at work for an episode of Behind the Scene. When Cartter Fontaine from Dirtty Toe Productions and I set out to conduct the first few interviews for our aptly-titled blog series, Behind the Scene, we weren’t sure how they would turn out. We’re used to covering musicians here at Flagpole, but when our editor gave us the go-ahead to pull ba...
Posted: April 22, 2014, 4:32 pm

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Posted: April 23, 2014, 2:00 pm

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