Ari­ana Grande

GA Voice - - Outspoken -

Al­ways an Ed­die’s At­tic fa­vorite, the ladies of Antigone Ris­ing in­volve their au­di­ences in their unique brand of pro­gres­sive coun­try rock with hits like “That Was The Whiskey.” In ad­di­tion to be­ing a voice ad­vo­cat­ing for LGBT and hu­man rights, they re­cently started a 501c3 non-profit to em­power girls called Girls Ris­ing.

Catie Cur­tis

Folk-rock singer, song­writer and mar­riage equal­ity ad­vo­cate Catie Cur­tis, an Ed­die’s At­tic main­stay, will per­form her mu­sic to ap­pre­cia­tive lis­ten­ers. Her songs have been fea­tured on tele­vi­sion shows such as “Alias,” “Chicago Hope,” “Felic­ity” and “Daw­son’s Creek.” Cur­tis also re­ceived a Gay and Les­bian Amer­i­can Mu­sic Award for her 1997 self-ti­tled LP, “Catie Cur­tis.”

Michelle Malone

At­lanta na­tive Michelle Malone hits Ed­die’s At­tic on April 1 (a venue just around the corner from her alma mater, Agnes Scott Col­lege). Malone is sup­port­ing her new al­bum, “Stronger Than You Think” – a mu­si­cal pal­ette of bluesy slide gui­tar and rich, soul­ful vo­cals. Malone is also known for pack­ing the house with her en­thu­si­as­tic lo­cal fan base.

March 17, 2017

Ev­ery­one’s fa­vorite new wave and syn­th­pop band is back in the ATL tour­ing be­hind its lat­est re­lease, “Pa­per Gods.” The group has no short­age of hits in its arse­nal though, be it “Girls On Film,” “Hun­gry Like the Wolf,” “Rio,” “Or­di­nary World” or many, many more. Para­chute pants en­cour­aged but not re­quired.

Olivia Newton-John

Olivia Newton-John is hot off a three-year Las Ve­gas res­i­dency at the Flamingo called “Sum­mer Nights,” and now she’s com­ing to At­lanta to spread a lit­tle Aussie love. There’s much more to the age­less singer-ac­tress than just “Phys­i­cal” and her “Grease” out­put, as ev­i­denced by her sell­ing an es­ti­mated 100 mil­lion records world­wide.

Angie Stone

Columbia, South Carolina na­tive Angie Stone be­gan singing gospel mu­sic as a child in church. Trained by her father, a gospel quar­tet singer, Stone started her mu­si­cal ca­reer in the rap trio Se­quence. Stone has worked with fu­tur­is­tic rap group Mantronix and rocker Lenny Kravitz and she later formed the classy R&B trio Ver­ti­cal Hold, which first charted with the sin­gle “Sum­mer­time.” Stone is also an ac­tress and can be seen in films such as “The Fight­ing Temp­ta­tions” and “Scary Movie 5.”

The pint-sized pow­er­house vo­cal­ist is tour­ing in sup­port of her third and lat­est al­bum, “Dan­ger­ous Woman.” Fresh off an ap­pear­ance on NBC’s “Hair­spray Live!,” the singer is sure to wow the crowd with a grow­ing list of pop hits.

Panic! At The Disco

The Death of a Bach­e­lor Tour rolls on with this At­lanta stop, which finds the band (and its bi-cu­ri­ous lead singer Bren­don Urie) hot­ter than ever nearly 15 years into its ca­reer. Orig­i­nal hits to be hoped for at the

In­flu­enced by her father’s coun­try mu­sic col­lec­tion, her mother’s love for clas­sic rock and her own taste for the grunge that was pop­u­lar when she was a teen, So­nia has never strayed from those roots in her own mu­sic and prides her­self on play­ing a va­ri­ety of mu­si­cal gen­res. Her song “When We Are Alone” was fea­tured on the tele­vi­sion show “Nashville.” So­nia calls Nashville home, but is a sta­ple of the At­lanta mu­sic scene.

PWR BTTM

This queer punk duo is rel­a­tively new to the scene, but is mak­ing some se­ri­ous waves. PWR BTTM re­leased its de­but al­bum “Cin­derella Beauty Shop” in 2014 and just signed a deal with Polyvinyl Record Co. The duo is in the process of writ­ing and record­ing its next al­bum. It will be loud.

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