Managing Editor and Columnist
Tony Paris has been covering Atlanta music, news, and culture since 1975, becoming Creative Loafing's music editor in 1980, a position he held until being named managing editor, 1994 - 1998. Leaving the paper in in 1998, Paris worked in Jerusalem, Tokyo, and New York, before returning to Creative Loafing as a music columnist in 2017. In 2018 Paris again assumed the duties of managing editor. Check out Tony Paris' regular column here
Contact Paris at tony.paris at creativeloafing.com for editorial inquiries and submissions or freelance work, as well as for any and all music-related correspondence, information. Any correspondence sent through Messenger, iMessage, or via social media will not be acknowledged. Please send an email.
Articles By This Writer
HIGH FREQUENCIES: Catching up with Abe Partridge Article
Thursday February 9, 2023 09:19 AM EST
Multi-hyphenate creative has two shows planned for Atlanta | more...
HIGH FREQUENCIES: ‘Chronic Town’ revisited Article
Wednesday October 26, 2022 02:31 PM EDT
Musicians celebrate the 40 year anniversary of R.E.M.’s debut EP | more...
50 YEARS: An interview with LiveNation's Peter Conlon Article
Tuesday July 12, 2022 05:53 PM EDT
Peter Conlon has been an integral part of Atlanta's music scene since the days of CL's founding. | more...
EDITOR’S NOTE: Psst … it’s been 50 years Article
Monday June 20, 2022 10:34 AM EDT
What a long, strange trip it’s been | more...
HIGH FREQUENCIES: Bob Dylan returns Article
Tuesday March 22, 2022 12:27 PM EDT
Things aren't what they were — thank God | more...
HIGH FREQUENCIES: The Rolling Stones 'back to basics' at Mercedes-Benz Stadium Article
Monday November 8, 2021 03:37 PM EST
Atlanta is the venerable rock 'n' roll band’s fourth to last stop | more...
BANKSY: ‘There’s nothing more dangerous than a person who wants to make the world a better place’ Article
Monday September 20, 2021 11:59 AM EDT
“The Art of Banksy: Without Limits,” now through Jan. 9, 2022. Underground Atlanta. | more...
NEW ATLANTA MUSIC: 'Inside' released by Cement Scabies Article
Tuesday September 7, 2021 04:24 PM EDT
Kendall Keeling's latest project with Laurie Segars Morrison | more...
CRIMINAL RECORDS: Thirty years out on parole Article
Thursday August 12, 2021 04:44 PM EDT
L5P store celebrates its 30th anniversary | more...
HIGH FREQUENCIES: The Eastern Article
Wednesday August 4, 2021 09:10 PM EDT
Atlanta’s newest music venue to open in Reynoldstown | more...
KING CRIMSON: Past, present, and future Article
Thursday July 1, 2021 02:57 PM EDT
Tony Levin offers a quick glimpse into the court of the Crimson King | more...
HIGH FREQUENCIES: ‘Stomp N Stammer’ no more Article
Wednesday March 3, 2021 02:11 PM EST
Contentious Clark calls it quits | more...
LINDA MITCHELL: Exploring the beast within Article
Tuesday March 2, 2021 12:03 PM EST
Linda Mitchell on her ‘spirit animals’ | more...
HIGH FREQUENCIES: The healing game Article
Sunday November 8, 2020 03:14 PM EST
Clay Harper shakes off the dust with ‘Dirt Yard Street’ | more...
Surviving COVID-19 Article
Monday June 1, 2020 12:15 AM EDT
Tony Levitas recounts his days in the ICU | more...
Omnivore - Recession ends on the Westside Article
Monday September 13, 2010 10:03 AM EDT
Restaurants packed on Sunday | more...
Experience Hendrix through former CL music editor Tony Paris' collection Article
Thursday March 25, 2010 01:06 PM EDT
I started collecting Hendrix records when I was 9 years old after hearing Third Stone From the Sun on WPLO-FM, Atlanta's original underground radio station. | more...