Show Review: Maggie Schneider — ‘Tinted Glasses’ EP Celebration

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Photo Credit: Skylar Cleland | Maggie Schneider performing at The Masquerade in Atlanta, Georgia November 25, 2017.

Last week I had the pleasure of attending the Tinted Glasses EP celebration show for one of my fellow contributors and favorite Atlanta artists, Maggie Schneider. This was her first show with a full band and I must say, while I enjoy her acoustic sets, having a full band behind her suits Maggie.

She was joined on stage for this show by Survival Kit and Next Year’s End — both amazing Atlanta bands that deserve your attention. Survival Kit was just as funny as they were talented; it was like a comedy show in between songs.

Photo Credit: Skylar Cleland | Survival Kit performing at The Masquerade in Atlanta, Georgia November 25, 2017.

Next Years End has been one of my favorite local bands for some time now. They have the aesthetics down to a science and their live show is amazing. They also performed an amazing version of “Sex” by The 1975.

Photo Credit: Skylar Cleland | Next Year’s End performing at The Masquerade in Atlanta, Georgia November 25, 2017.

Maggie hit the stage next and played a mix of old songs, new songs, and covers. Every song she played off the new EP was absolutely phenomenal.  “Chuck Bass” was my favorite of her new material — what’s better than a great song named after one of the most amazingly-written television show characters ever?

Maggie turned the Masquerade into Emo Nite with a mashup of some of the best songs in pop-punk history, playing an amazing cover of “Dirty Laundry” by All Time Low, which was a huge hit with the crowd.

Photo Credit: Skylar Cleland | Alex Crain playing guitar for Maggie Schneider at The Masquerade on November 25, 2017

Maggie, as well as her openers, did an amazing job and I can’t wait for the EP to come out so I can jam these new songs whenever I want. If you haven’t given Maggie a listen yet, you’ll definitely want to start adding her to your playlists now. It won’t be long until she’s selling out shows all over the country.

Maggie Schneider — Tinted Glasses available January 12, 2018

TAGS: Maggie Schneider | Survival Kit | Next Year’s End | Emo Nite

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