Originally created 04/15/04
The big ticket
THE BIG TICKET
SHINEDOWN, KNOWFACE, JEMANI: Doors open 7 p.m., music 8 p.m. today, the Boathouse, 101 Riverfront Drive; $10 adults, $12 younger than 21, tickets at Lokal Loudness, 1017 Broad St.; The Playground, 873 Broad St.; and CDs and More, 3821 Washington Road; www.lokalloudness.com.
THIRD DAY LIVE AND TOBYMAC: 7 tonight, Augusta-Richmond County Civic Center, 605 Seventh St.; $21-$28; group rates available; 828-7700.
JOHN BERRY: 8 p.m. Friday, Imperial Theatre, 745 Broad St.; $22, 722-8341 or online at imperialtheatre.com.
GLENN KEARNEY: 7 p.m. Friday, Millen, Ga., Civic Center; $10; Rob Washburn (888) 561-5053.
DISNEY ON ICE PRINCESS CLASSICS: Thursday-Sunday, April 22-25, Augusta-Richmond County Civic Center, 605 Seventh St.; 7 p.m. April 22-23, 11 a.m., 3 and 7 p.m. April 24, and 1 and 5 p.m. April 25; $12-$30, ticketmaster.com or 724-2400
BANDFEST, WITH BLESSID UNION OF SOULS, 2 SKINNY DORKS, BEM BIRMS JAZZ AND SOJOURNER: Friday, April 23, Satcher Field, University of South Carolina Aiken; 5 p.m., music begins 6 p.m.; $7 advance, $10 at gate for university students, $10 advance, $12 at gate general admission; www.usca.edu/bandfest.
POWERFEST, WITH MONICA, J-KWON, JAGGED EDGE, JUVENILE, LIL SCRAPPY, SLEEPY BROWN AND BONE CRUSHER: 1 p.m. Saturday, April 24, Lock and Dam Park, 1853 Lock and Dam Road; $4; power107.net.
AIKEN BLUEGRASS FESTIVAL: 7 p.m. Friday, April 30, 3 p.m. Saturday, May 1, downtown Aiken; Mountain Heart, hors d'oeuvres, beverage Friday, Acoustic Syndicate, Larry Keel Saturday; $65 Friday, April 30, $15 advance, $20 day of show Saturday, May 1; to benefit STAR Riding and Driving, Inc.; tickets available at Moon Beans, The Aiken Chamber of Commerce, Harmon Optical in Augusta; (803) 278-4848 or www.tixonline.com.
A DAY IN THE COUNTRY: Car and truck show 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, May 1, concert, 11 a.m. Sunday, May 2, Augusta Riverfront Marina; with Trace Adkins, Billy Currington, Rhes Reeves Band, Amber Carter, Rhythm and Class Cloggers, Tony Cannon, a mechanical bull, children's rides, rock wall and more; $10 advance tickets, $20 day of show; no coolers, food, pets; (803) 278-4TIX or www.tixonline.com.
17 ANNUAL LEWIS FAMIY HOMECOMING AND BLUEGRASS FESTIVAL: Noon-11 p.m. Thursday, April 29 - Saturday, May 1; Elijah Clarke State Park, Savannah River at U.S. Highway 378, east of Lincolnton, Ga.; featuring Country Gentlemen, The Osborne Brothers, Mac Wiseman, U.S. Navy Bluegrass Band Country Current, Jesse McReynolds and Jimmy C. Newman, The Lewis Family; $30 daily adult tickets, $15 children 6-13.
GARDEN CITY MUSIC FESTIVAL: Noon to 11 p.m. Saturday , May 8, Augusta Common; featuring Wycliffe Gordon, Col. Bruce Hampton and The Codetalkers, The Reggae Cowboys, Stewart and Winfield, Ph Balance, Pat Blanchard Band, Redbelly, also beverage vendors, arts, crafts and more; $10 advance, $15 day of show, children 10 and younger free; 826-4702.