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    Mandolin maestro and folk band front man Chris Thile fills big shoes as the host of “Live from Here,” which comes to the Fox May 19 Chris Thile is familiar with life on the road. The prodigious mandolin player began performing onstage at age 5, touring bluegrass festivals in the family camper and forming Grammy ...
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    The release of the debut LP “Maybe Later” brings a world of possibility for local upstart band Neighbor Lady It took a little coercion for Emily Braden to openly pursue her music. For years, she wrote songs because she felt like it. Despite being surrounded by musicians as a former music major at the University ...
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    Mermaid Motor Lounge’s Josh Erwin dishes on his band’s debut album Mermaid Motor Lounge began in fits and starts. The phrase with which they aptly named their debut album references a line in Franz Kafka’s “The Metamorphosis,” but it also describes the writing and band formation process. “Sometimes it’s just like, bam! All done, right ...
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    We’ve followed rumors of ghosts at some of the city’s haunted bars to forge a spooky spirit-chasing, bar-hopping tour We’ve all got our favorite haunts around Atlanta— places we go to grab a beer or a go-to spirit. But in a city rife with old homes and history, some of these “haunts” take on a ...