September 2020 - The Redneck Underground

Volume 50, Issue 2: The State of the (Redneck) Underground

CL Cover SEPT 2020 Web

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Table of Contents

Music and Nightlife

Wednesday September 2, 2020 01:22 pm EDT
Even this pandemic can’t stop WRFG’s annual Labor Day Blues throwdown | more...

Movies and TV

Wednesday September 2, 2020 03:17 pm EDT
What to do when the big screen is dark | more...

Culture, Festivals

Thursday September 3, 2020 12:00 am EDT
Browse the Dragon Con schedule as well as recommendations. CL's critics & readers weigh in on the definitive guide to the event. | more...

Music and Nightlife, New Atlanta Music

Thursday September 3, 2020 11:49 am EDT
Atlanta singer-songwriter to release a live album; the first single, ‘One Way To Find Out,’ drops today | more...


Thursday September 3, 2020 01:33 pm EDT
It’s your community — be a part of it! | more...

Food and Drink, Music and Nightlife

Thursday September 3, 2020 03:40 pm EDT
An A to Z list of Atlanta music and food crossover ventures | more...

Justice, Opinion

Friday September 4, 2020 01:06 pm EDT
Prosecutors are also guilty — the APS ‘cheating’ scandal is but one example | more...

Culture, Living Walls, Visual Arts , News

Friday September 4, 2020 02:04 pm EDT
Time — and an eager muralist — wait for no one | more...

Music and Nightlife

Friday September 4, 2020 02:16 pm EDT
Places and names to know to hip your blues cred | more...


Monday September 7, 2020 12:00 am EDT
CL's guide to the workingman's holiday | more...

Music and Nightlife, Festivals

Monday September 7, 2020 01:00 pm EDT
WRFG 89.3 Community Radio's Annual Blues/BBQ Celebration | more...

Music and Nightlife

Tuesday September 8, 2020 01:47 pm EDT
How the pandemic and current politics are impacting the scene | more...

Food and Drink

Wednesday September 9, 2020 09:49 am EDT
During the pandemic, treat yourself to dinner and yourself | more...

Arts Agenda, Movies and TV, Festivals

Saturday September 12, 2020 12:00 am EDT
The Atlanta Design Festival is postponed to September 12—20, 2020. | more...

Food and Drink, Festivals

Saturday September 12, 2020 12:00 pm EDT
This year's Grilled Cheese festival has been postponed to Saturday, September 12th, 2020. We'll publish the festival schedule once the program is released. | more...


Wednesday September 16, 2020 06:40 pm EDT
a Creative Loafing podcast | more...

Movies and TV, Festivals

Thursday September 17, 2020 12:00 pm EDT
This year's film festival has been postponed to Thursday, September 17 – Sunday, September 27, 2020.

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Saturday September 19, 2020 12:00 am EDT
Browse the Music Midtown schedule as well as recommendations. CL's critics & readers weigh in on the definitive guide to the event. | more...

Murals/Graffiti, Visual Arts

Wednesday September 23, 2020 06:47 pm EDT
a Creative Loafing podcast with Atlanta artist Rory Hawkins aka Catlanta.  | more...

Culture, Arts, Murals/Graffiti, Visual Arts

Friday September 25, 2020 06:48 pm EDT
a Creative Loafing podcast | more...

Culture, Festivals

Saturday September 26, 2020 12:00 pm EDT
East Atlanta's premier fall festival. | more...


Food Events

Monday September 21, 2020 06:37 pm EDT
Our annual exploration for Atlanta's best burger. Eat your way through 30+ custom burgers at local restaurants and help support the food community. Sept 21-27, 2020. | more...

Food and Drink, Neighborhoods, Festivals, Food Events

Saturday September 19, 2020 02:00 pm EDT
Kirkwood Wine Stroll is presented annually by the Kirkwood Business Owners Association.  | more...

cl issue September 2020

September 2020

Cover Design

About the Cover: For this month's cover we turned to Billy Ratliff, an Atlanta songwriter and musician, who creates intricate mixed-media paintings when not honing his musical chops or knocking back more than a few PBR Tall Boys.

Staff Box

EVENTS EDITOR: Will Cardwell
ART DIRECTOR: Blake Tannery
GRAPHIC DESIGNER: Katy Barrett-Alley, A.J. Fiegler
CONTRIBUTING WRITERS: Cliff Bostock, Doug Deloach, Curt Holman, Hal Horowitz, James Kelly, Lauren Keating, Chad Radford, Jon Rapping, Joshua Robinson, Sam Starks
CONTRIBUTING ARTISTS: Tray Butler, William Ratliff
INTERNS: Carolina Avila, Isiah Branford

CL RADIO: Jill Melancon
PODCASTS: Jacob Chisenhall

SALES EXECUTIVES: Andrew Cylar, Carrie Karas

CIRCULATION: Antoinette Matthews, Jacob Settipani, Justin Settipani, Emma Shibley, Edi Tingle.