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.
NEWSONG: 7 p.m. Saturday, Bell Auditorium, 712 Telfair St.; $5 at door.
HOWARD W. POTEET MEMORIAL GOSPEL CONCERT: Featuring Jerry Goff, the Wilburns, the Pfeifers, the Brazells, the Diplomats, the Roarks and the Bible Deliverance Youth Choir; 7 p.m. Friday, May 1, Bell Auditorium, 712 Telfair St.; free, offering for Senior Citizens Council's Meals on Wheels program will be taken.
A DAY IN THE COUNTRY: Featuring Neal McCoy, Jo Dee Messina, Cactus Choir and Shiloh; gates open 11 a.m. Sunday, May 3, Augusta Riverfront Marina; advance tickets $10 available at Pump N Shop locations, or $15 at the gate; (803) 278-5404.
TOUR OF HOPE '98: Featuring Shirley Caesar, John P. Kee and the Swanee Quintet; 8 p.m. Saturday, May 9, Augusta-Richmond County Civic Center, 601 Seventh St.; tickets $19.50 in advance, $21.50 day of show, advance tickets $2 off for groups of 20 or more.
STOMP: 8 p.m. Tuesday, May 25, Bell Auditorium, 712 Telfair St.; $30.50, $26.50 and $16.50.
JARS OF CLAY: Today, Township Auditorium, Columbia.
CENTER CITYFEST '98: Featuring Jerry Lee Lewis, Sister Hazel, Blessid Union of Souls, Cravin' Melon, Edwin McCain, Joan Baez, Ben Folds Five, Chuck Mangione and the Village People; today through Sunday, downtown Charlotte, N.C.; TicketMaster outlets.
THE TOMMY FLANAGAN TRIO: Saturday, Variety Playhouse, Atlanta.
KISS ARMY: Saturday, Masquerade, Atlanta.
NATALIE MacMASTER: Sunday, Variety Playhouse, Atlanta.
SOUL FLY: Sunday, Masquerade, Atlanta.
JARS OF CLAY: Monday, The Ritz, Raleigh, N.C.
MORPHINE: Wednesday, Tremont Music Hall, Charlotte, N.C.
TRICKY: Friday, May 1, Tremont Music Hall, Charlotte, N.C.
BOB BALDWIN & FRIENDS: Friday, May 1, Variety Playhouse, Atlanta.
THE TORTURE KING: Friday, May 1, Masquerade, Atlanta.
JEFF FOXWORTHY: Saturday, May 2, Township Auditorium, Columbia.
LEFTOVER SALMON: Thursday, May 7, Tremont Music Hall, Charlotte, N.C.
ROBERT EARL KEEN/LEE ROY PARNELL: Friday, May 8, Variety Playhouse, Atlanta.
FEAR: Saturday, May 9, Masquerade, Atlanta.
ROCKET 88: Sunday, May 10, Masquerade, Atlanta.
SCOTT WEILAND: Monday, May 11, Spirit Square, Charlotte, N.C.