February: Dennis Palmer, RIP (Feb. 15)
March: McIntosh County Shouters at Kopleff Recital Hall (GSU) ... Bob Stagner, Roger Ruzow, Duet for Theremin and Lap Steel, the Edgewood Saxophone Quartet at First Existentialist Church ... Mercury Orkestar, 4th Ward Afro-Klezmer Orchestra, Yale Women's Slavic Chorus at the Earl ... Michelle Malone Banned at Eddie's Attic.
April: Joy Kills Sorrow, Daniel Hope and Friends (Schubert octet and Beethoven septet), David Grisman Folk-Jazz Trio, Atlanta Symphony Orchestra with Marcus Roberts Trio at Savannah Music Festival ... Kat Lea & the Volcanauts (aka Tongo Hiti) at Trader Vic's.
May: Metropolis (1927) with live score by Martin Matalon played by Sonic Generator at Woodruff Arts Center ... Bubbapalooza (multiple artists) at Star Bar (in memory of Gregory Dean Smalley and Earl Maddox) ... Duet for Theremin & Lap Steel, Collaborations album release concert at 529.
June: Slim Chance and the Convicts, Caroline & the Ramblers at Tunes from the Tombs, Oakland Cemetery ... Swimming Pool Q's, The A&M Years (1984-1986) album release concert at Smith's Olde Bar.
July: The Bonaventure Quartet featuring Amy Lynn Pike, Lost and Found at the Clermont Lounge album release concert, Steve's Live Music.
September: Chris Scruggs and the Air Castle All-Stars at Kavarna ... Kevin Haller, RIP (Sep. 30)
October: Murder Lisa (Kat Lea, Nick Christian) band debut at Decatur Square.
November: Lonnie Holley and Marshall Ruffin at Grocery on Home ... Eugene Chadbourne and Tatsuya Nakatani at Eyedrum ... Creative Music in Hapeville featuring the Jake Legg Half-Quartet (Rob Rushin and Sean McNally), plus Roger Ruzow, Bob Stagner, Evan Lipson, and Thelonious Morganfeld.
December: Ria Riot at Variety Playhouse, a tribute to Ria Pell, featuring Kat Lea, Caroline and the Ramblers, Slim Chance & the Convicts, the Rent Boys, El Caminos, and others.
Top 10 albums of 2013
(in alphabetical order)
Cuneyt Sepetci & Orchestra Dolapdere, Bahriye Ciftetellisi (L. M. Dupli-Cation)
Dennis Johnson (composer), November (for solo piano) performed by R. Andrew Lee (Irritable Hedgehog/Penultimate Press)
Duet For Theremin and Lap Steel, Collaborations, (self-released)
Herbie Hancock, The Complete Columbia Album Collection: 1972-1988 (Legacy Recordings)
Leyla McCalla, Vari-Colored Songs (Dixie Frog)
Longing for the Past: The 78 rpm Era in Southeast Asia, Various Artists (Dust-to-Digital)
Daniel Bachman, Jesus I'm A Sinner (Thompkins Square)
Peter Rowan, The Old School (Compass)
Sam Amidon, Bright Sunny South (Nonesuch)
3 people apparently love handing over an extra 40% in fees for nothing in return…
Dang. I thought they would name some actual headliners.
Forgot to mention that Iggy did a stellar show @ the Agora in the spring…
Their fees were onerous, to say the least. $16 per ticket for "convenience," and it's…
That poster is for the Iggy Pop show on March 11 1983 @ 688 club…
oh sweet: just who i was waiting to get announced!