AthFest 2006 is accepting demos from musicians to play at its annual festival. You can visit www.athfest.com for more details. Submissions are free for all Georgia residents, and the application deadline is April 1. AthFest 2006 takes place June 22-25 in downtown Athens. ... Meanwhile, middle school and high school jazz bands are encouraged to enter the sixth annual Atlanta Jazz Festival Youth Jazz Band competition. The contest takes place April 22 at Georgia State University. The top three bands get to play at the festival, May 27-29 in Piedmont Park. For more info, contact Shelley Trotter at 404-880-8277 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
We usually post information about new bands, so this item's a little different. As many of you know, Electrosleep International is calling it quits. The dance-punk band plays its last show Thurs., Feb. 23, at Lenny's; Blame Game, Vinyl Are My Pants, Plate 6, Half Moon and Comanitche are also on the bill. Proceeds from the concert benefit Madratz Infoshop, a collective interested in fomenting progressive activities throughout Atlanta.
CD release parties this week include one for alt-country band National Grain, which celebrates its self-titled debut with a Thurs., Feb. 23, show at the Earl. The Sundogs and Little Country Giants open. ... Avant-rockers Untied States present their third album, Retail/Detail, Fri., Feb. 24, at the Earl. Other acts on the bill are Luigi and Moresight. ... Hard-rock band Element 21 commemorates its self-titled EP on Sat., Feb. 25, at the Darkside. Devane, Halcyon Way and Mayhem Hero lend support. ... Punk-rock group Partisan plays a March 1 concert at the Earl before its album, The Gothic and the Gospel, is released March 7. Brass Castle and God's America also perform.
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