After being entirely destroyed in the American Civil War, Atlanta literally rose from the ashes to become the unofficial capital of the “New South.” Now the 9th largest metropolitan area in the US, the city is a thriving economic and cultural hub.

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Atlanta, Georgia
Lánre
Lánre (born Olánrewaju Keyede, December 16, 1992) began his music career at age 10 in his hometown of Plainfield, New Jersey where he attended a school for music and was classically trained in vocal performance....
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Atlanta, Georgia
Microwave
Blending elements of hardcore, emo, and indie rock in a melodic cocktail unmatched by scene contemporaries, Atlanta four-piece Microwave balances frankness with a penchant for wit, allowing personal confessions to make a striking impact. While...
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Atlanta, Georgia
CeeLo Green
CeeLo Green is a five-time Grammy Award Winning singer-songwriter-producer, television personality, actor, entrepreneur, pop culture & fashion icon. In 2011, CeeLo received five Grammy nominations for his worldwide hit “Forget You” (aka “F—k You”), winning...
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Atlanta, Georgia
Larkin Poe
After a remarkable two-year run that saw them earn a #1 album and GRAMMY® Award nomination while touring the world from Nashville to New Zealand and back again, Larkin Poe have returned with what is...

Atlanta, Georgia

Area Guide of Things to do

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Trap Music Museum

“The Trap Music Museum in West Atlanta, is one of the coolest places in the city to visit! It was created by T.I. himself, and it’s a great place to learn about Atlanta’s music history and how the trap music that started here has influenced the music industry to this day.” – Lánre

630 Travis St NW, Atlanta, GA 30318, USA
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Tabernacle

“I love seeing shows at the Tabernacle in Downtown Atlanta. I’ve seen everything from Dave Chappelle to EDM shows there, and each time was a unique experience. There’s something so unique about the old school theatre architecture that makes you feel like you’re a part of whatever show/performance you’re there for. I highly recommend going to a show here!” – Lánre

152 Luckie St NW, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
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Fantasyland Records

“I have to admit, I’m very new to record buying. The first record store I went to start my collection was Fantasyland Records in Buckhead. They have a huge collection of every genre you can think of, and the owners were really helpful for a newbie to record collecting! It’s also been in Atlanta since 1976 which is really cool.” – Lánre

360 Pharr Rd NE b, Atlanta, GA 30305, USA
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Botanico

“My current favorite restaurant is Botanico in Buckhead. It’s an authentic Mexican restaurant that has an amazing view of the city, and is a great place to go for happy hour drinks. They also have live DJs on the weekends which is a huge plus. My favorite dish has to be their beef bone marrow taco, get that with their ‘Mezcal Mule’ and thank me later!” – Lárne

312 Pharr Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30305, USA
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Victory Sandwich Bar

“My favorite local bar has to be Victory Sandwich Bar off of the beltline and my favorite drink is their Jack and Coke slushie! Slushies were my favorite drinks as a child, so it brings me back to that with this tasty adult version.” – Lánre

913 Bernina Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30307, USA
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Value Village

“My favorite place to shop is definitely The Value Village on Moreland was my spot. It has a really special and rough selection of a ton of cool things. Tons of random trinkets and it’s not at all over priced like your usual trend setter establishment.” – MIGHTY

1374 Moreland Ave SE, Atlanta, GA 30316, USA
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Little 5 Points Pizza

” I love Little 5 Pizza. One slice with mushroom and onions. That place has the ideal gnarly atmosphere for a pizza shop and maybe on of my favorite slices I’ve ever had. Feels like a miracle for the south.” – MIGHTY

422 Seminole Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30307, USA
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Wuxtry Records

” My favorite record shop definitely is Wuxtry Records in North Decatur. Their dollar bin always has something special and new waiting there for me. I’ve discovered so much obscure stuff there. The people that run that shop are always pleasant.” – MIGHTY

2096 N Decatur Rd, Decatur, GA 30033, USA
Village Coffee House

“My favorite place to get some caffeine is Village Coffeehouse in little 5 points. They had the best tuna and chicken salad, amazing cakes, and very chill coffee. I’d just order my tuna salad sammy, and a large black tea.” – MIGHTY

420 Seminole Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30307, USA
97 Estoria

“My favorite place to grab a drink is 97 Estoria, and I drink Busch/Tequila soda. I enjoy being alone here mid-day. The bartenders are mega chill. I come here to cause trouble and get drunk. The brisket quesadilla is also sick.” – MIGHTY

727 Wylie St SE, Atlanta, GA 30316, USA
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The Earl

” Our favorite restaurant is definitely The Earl. Boiled Peanuts. They’re delicious. The burgers and sammies are also delicious.” – Microwave

488 Flat Shoals Ave SE, Atlanta, GA 30316, USA
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Hammer’s Goodtime Emporium

“Anything with Silver Tequila at Hammer’s Good Time Emporium. They have a beach sand volleyball court and a sick patio and it’s right next to the runway at the airport so you can check out all the cool planes. It’s also mad cheap and the food is delicious.” – Microwave

898 Virginia Ave, Hapeville, GA 30354, USA
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Tom, Dick, & Hank

“Best local restaurant for me, home grown by a really good friend of mine, is TDH (which is an abbreviation for Tom, Dick, and Hank and his actual name is Hank). I order the Dry Rub Wings (6-piece), the fish, they have fried Whiting… you can get Whiting nuggets or a sandwich. I also love their sausage,and  hotdogs. Their Mac N’ Cheese is to die for. Just good food all around, definitely give it a try!” –  CeeLo Green

191 Ralph David Abernathy Blvd SW, Atlanta, GA 30312, USA
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Fox Theater

“The Fox Theater is an iconic venue. We’ve performed there numerous times over the years and I also had the unique pleasure of seeing Prince perform his last show there. And for that reason, it has an even deeper sentimental value”.  – CeeLo Green

Fox Theater Historic District, Atlanta, GA, USA
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Moda404

“There are a few great boutiques in Atlanta. A good friend of mine named Quazi owns a really nice one called Moda404. If you’re looking for really exclusive finds, international fashions, this would be a great place to check out” – CeeLo Green

3145 Peachtree Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30305, USA
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Taco Mac

My favorite place to grab drinks is Taco Mac – a larger franchise that’s really spacious and great for sports fans and enthusiasts. The service is great, food is fast, and you are surrounded by televisions with sports events. It’s a dizzying and effective way of entertaining people all at once! They are beer connoisseurs and have almost every kind of beer you can think of.” – CeeLo Green

3101 Cobb Pkwy SE Ste 210, Atlanta, GA 30339, USA
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Criminal Records
Our favorite record shop is Criminal Records in Little Five Points; the vibe is relaxed and the records are diverse.” – Larkin Poe
“My favorite local record store in Atlanta is definitely Criminal Records in Little Five Points. They have been a pillar in the community for so long.” – CeeLo Green

Criminal Records. We’ve performed there a few times and they’ve always been kind to us.” – Microwave

1154 Euclid Ave NE A, Atlanta, GA 30307, USA
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Aurora Coffee
For all your caffeine needs, hit up Aurora Coffee in Little Five Points; they make a mean almond milk latte.” – Larkin Poe
“Aurora in Little 5 Points is our favorite coffee shop. Even if you just get a regular cup of coffee, it’s real good.” – Microwave
468 Moreland Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30307, USA
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Mary Mac’s Tea House
“Mary Mac’s Tea Room. Order the tomato pie and prepare to have your mind blown. The tea room originally opened in 1945 and has been open continuously for the intervening 70 years!” – Larkin Poe
224 Ponce De Leon Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30308, USA
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Rag-O-Rama

Our favorite boutique is Rag-O-Rama in Little Five Points; if you’re a little left-of-center with your styling, or looking to support sustainable fashion, you can always find something zany and cool at Rag-O-Rama!” – Larkin Poe

“Rag-O-Rama is one of our favorite shops and has lots of cool things.” – Microwave

6500 Roswell Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30328, USA
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Sister Louisa’s Church of the Living Room and Ping Pong Emporium

Our favorite local bar is Sister Louisa’s Church of the Living Room & Ping Pong Emporium. The vibe is holy — television and smoking aren’t allowed, but ping pong, karaoke, tarot readings, and fine libations are the coin of the land. Roll up and prepare for a good time.” – Larkin Poe

466 Edgewood Ave SE, Atlanta, GA 30312, USA
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