Originally created 11/07/97

Concert watch



Tickets for all events can be purchased by calling Augusta Ticketmaster, 828-7700, unless otherwise noted. Ticketmaster outlets are Home Folks stores, Blockbuster Music stores and Publix supermarkets. Other events have separate telephone listings.

Local shows

  • JOHNNY RIVERS, BEN E. KING, JAN AND DEAN AND FELIX CAVALIERE OLDIES CONCERT: 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 22, Augusta-Richmond County Civic Center; gold circle tickets $36, general seating $26, $18.50 and $9.39; group discounts available at civic center box office and Ticketmaster outlets.
  • BARNEY'S BIG SURPRISE: 7 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 2, and Wednesday, Dec. 3, Augusta-Richmond County Civic Center, 601 Seventh St.; $26, $17.50, $13.50 and $10.50.
  • This week

  • THE NIXONS: Today, Masquerade, Atlanta.
  • GALACTIC: Today, Variety Playhouse, Atlanta.
  • ROBERT EARL KEEN JR.: Saturday, Variety Playhouse, Atlanta.
  • MICHAEL ROSE: Sunday, Variety Playhouse, Atlanta.
  • THE TOADIES: Sunday, Masquerade, Atlanta.
  • BLUES TRAVELER: Monday, Township Auditorium, Columbia.
  • THE TOASTERS/BIM SKA LA BIM: Wednesday, Masquerade, Atlanta.
  • KIRK WHALUM: Wednesday, Variety Playhouse, Atlanta.
  • THE WALLFLOWERS: 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Carolina Coliseum; general admission $20 advance or $22 day of show, University of South Carolina students $15; tickets available at Capital ticket outlets or by calling (803) 251-2222.
  • JACKOPIERCE: Thursday, Variety Playhouse, Atlanta.
  • Looking ahead

  • MOE: Friday, Nov. 14, Variety Playhouse, Atlanta.
  • FLEETWOOD MAC: Saturday, Nov. 15, Coca-Cola Lakewood Amphitheatre, Atlanta.
  • THE JIM ROSE CIRCUS SIDESHOW: Rescheduled to Friday, Nov. 14, Masquerade, Atlanta.
  • PENNYWISE: Sunday, Nov. 16, Masquerade, Atlanta.
  • PRONG: Tuesday, Nov. 18, Masquerade, Atlanta.
  • OVERKILL: Wednesday, Nov. 19, Masquerade, Atlanta.
  • SON VOLT: Friday, Nov. 21, Variety Playhouse, Atlanta.
  • AMY GRANT: Saturday, Nov. 22, Charlotte Coliseum, Charlotte, N.C.
  • TINSLEY ELLIS: Saturday, Nov. 22, Variety Playhouse, Atlanta.
  • DREAD ZEPPELIN: Saturday, Nov. 22, Masquerade, Atlanta.
  • RATT: Sunday, Nov. 23, Masquerade, Atlanta.
  • PHISH: Sunday, Nov. 23, Lawrence Joel Coliseum, Winston-Salem, N.C.
  • CHESAPEAKE: Sunday, Nov. 23, Variety Playhouse, Atlanta.
  • NAZARETH: Tuesday, Nov. 25, Masquerade, Atlanta.
  • DRIVIN' N' CRYIN': Wednesday, Nov. 26, and Thursday, Nov. 27, Variety Playhouse, Atlanta.
  • BUCK-O-NINE: Wednesday, Nov. 26, Masquerade, Atlanta.
  • U.S. BOMBS: Wednesday, Nov. 26, Rockafella's, Columbia.
  • THE CRYSTAL METHOD: Friday, Nov. 28, Masquerade, Atlanta.
  • BEAUSOLEIL: Saturday, Nov. 29, Variety Playhouse, Atlanta.
  • KMFDM: Saturday, Nov. 29, Masquerade, Atlanta.
  • 311 AND SUGAR RAY: Tuesday, Dec. 2, Carolina Coliseum, Columbia.
  • BOYS OF THE LOUGH: Thursday, Dec. 4, Variety Playhouse, Atlanta.
  • THE SCOFFLAWS: Saturday, Dec. 6, Masquerade, Atlanta.
  • THE CONTINENTALS: Sunday, Dec. 7, Masquerade, Atlanta.
  • THE ROLLING STONES: Tuesday, Dec. 9, Georgia Dome, Atlanta.
  • THE ROBUSTOS: Saturday, Dec. 13, Masquerade, Atlanta.
  • ATARI TEENAGE RIOT: Thursday, Dec. 18, Masquerade, Atlanta.
  • THE SLACKERS/SKINNERBOX: Friday, Dec. 19, Masquerade, Atlanta.
  • OBITUARY: Saturday, Dec. 20, Masquerade, Atlanta.
  • Ticketmaster tipsWhen tickets for big shows go on sale, making sure you get seats can be a problem. Here are the ups and downs of the ticketpurchasing options.Civic Center: Ups: No service charge. Downs: The civic center box office sells tickets only for events at the center and at Bell Auditorium.Outlets: Ups: The lines move fairly quickly. Downs: Service charges.Charge-by-phone:Ups: Convenience. Downs: Service charges.