ZZ Top fans get live album before Augusta show

This September, ZZ Top fans got the chance to enjoy something the group has rarely done in a career that now stretches more than 40 years - a live album. On Oct. 26, Augusta-area fans will get to hear the band live in concert.
By Alan Sculley

Ramblin' Rhodes: Big & Rich concert kicks off music, football weekend

Millions of viewers of the ESPN cable network for almost a decade have heard Big Kenny (Alphin) and John Rich's rocking recording Comin' To Your City as the theme for the network's College GameDay show.
By Don Rhodes

Students to gain from stars' talents

Two acclaimed classical performers will bring their talents to Augusta this weekend to raise money for the Jessye Norman School of the Arts.
By Charmain Z. Brackett

Wine Time: Educated Guess Cabernet Sauvignon 2014, Napa Valley

Let's face it. Many times when you're ordering wine in a restaurant or picking one out at the wine shop to bring home for dinner, you are making an educated guess.
By Dennis Sodomka

Music by Turner: Hot concerts are close to home

The "holiday trio" of Halloween, Thanksgiving, and Christmas are quickly approaching. That means the concert season is heating up big time even as the leaves and temperatures fall.
By Ed Turner

Augusta City Classic to honor performer Russell Joel Brown

It's been a banner year for Russell Joel Brown. And on Oct. 28, the Augusta-born entertainer will receive the Augusta City Classic's inaugural Image Entertainment Award.
By Charmain Z. Brackett

Western Carolina State Fair opens Oct. 20 in Aiken

The Western Carolina State Fair runs Thursday, Oct. 20, through Saturday, Oct. 29, at the Aiken Fairgrounds, 561 May Royal Drive.

Dine & Dish: Happy House Korean served with spice

My brother Mark was in tears - and it was a good thing. He'd ordered his spicy squid as hot as Happy House Korean Restaurant could make it.
By Danielle Wong Moores

The Artside: Opportunities on the horizon for artists, art lovers

With the holidays coming up, there will be a lot of opportunities to purchase artwork at affordable prices. So artists, get ready. I have a couple of places for you to submit your work to. One is right around the corner.
By Charmain Z. Brackett

Duo to perform Irish music

Make a reservation now to be at Fat Man's Mill Cafe, 1450 Greene St., Thursday, Oct. 27, to hear Irish traditional and folk music.

'Five Women in the Same Dress' is different for director

Richard Justice can say one thing about directing Fort Gordon Dinner Theatre's upcoming production that he hasn't been able to say about a show in a long time.
By Charmain Z. Brackett

2016-17 Arts Preview: A season full of art, music, theater, dance and more ...

The 2016-17 season is upon us with a schedule that's filled to the brim with visual arts, music, theater, dance and then some.

Learn history on Augusta Ghost Trolley tours

Augusta Ghost Trolley offers tours year-round, but is kicking off its fall/winter season this weekend with some themed tours available.

Music cruises continue through October

There's just about one more month to take a Moonlight Music Cruise before the colder months set in.

Relive '90s with Vanilla Ice, Coolio

If you love '90s music, then you are in luck when the "I Love the '90s Tour" brings a heavy does of nostalgia to James Brown Arena at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 10.
By Diana Renee Williams

Halloween happenings this week

Halloween events include ghost stories and festivals.

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