Thursday, Oct. 13, 2016

Music by Turner: Hear the best of Elton John, Billy Joel at Face2Face show

Each Augusta Amusements season brings a terrific smorgasbord of musical talent to Evans. "Face to Face" is the next production to be offered, and it's a major winner!
By Ed Turner

Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2016

Music by Turner: Arnie's Army is now singing the blues

The date was April 9, 2004, and Arnold Palmer was playing his 50th and last competitive round at the Masters Tournament. As with many locals, Palmer was one of my biggest childhood heroes.
By Ed Turner

Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2016

Music by Turner: Did someone say, 'Play it again and again and again, Sam'?

Like many of you, I've always felt a strong, spiritual connection with the ocean, especially when the music is just … right!
By Ed Turner

Tuesday, Aug 30, 2016

Music by Turner: Promising young musicians, strike while chords are hot

If you are a promising local musician who has honed your chops week after week, what's your next step?
By Ed Turner

Wednesday, Aug 17, 2016

Music By Turner: With break in local concerts, it's time for some road trips

Whew! What a great season it has been for major music acts that have recently come to Augusta.
By Ed Turner

Wednesday, Aug 3, 2016

Music by Turner: 9 memorable songs by Boston

With Boston playing at Bell Auditorium this weekend, here's a look at nine of their memorable songs.
By Ed Turner

Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Music by Turner: Here they come … two of The Monkees … to Augusta

"Here they come … Walking down Augusta's streets?" Yes, they are! The Monkees 50th Anniversary Tour invades Augusta's Bell Auditorium at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, July 24.
By Ed Turner

Tuesday, June 7, 2016

Music by Turner: Hear classic rock of Firefall, ARS, Little River Band in one night

Over 25 hit singles and 10 million-selling albums says it all! "Classic Rock meets the Classic South" visits Evans Towne Center Park at 6 p.m. Thursday, June 23, featuring three bands that have ...
By Ed Turner

Wednesday, April 13, 2016

Music by Turner: All the best musicians had to get started somewhere

"The guitar's all right, John, but you'll never make a living at it." The above quote from John Lennon's Aunt Mimi Smith is one of the most famous in the history of music.
By Ed Turner

Tuesday, March 29, 2016

Music by Turner: Don't drag your feet and miss the beats at these concerts

There are several extra-special concerts headed our way (or at least, nearby) that beg for immediate attention as many of these shows should be sell-outs.
By Ed Turner

Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2016

Music by Turner: Hear Beatles, Sir Paul hits live

Those of you who are in need of an affordable Paul McCartney and Beatles fix are in for a treat Friday, Feb. 26, when The McCartney Years show visits the Jabez S. Hardin Performing Arts Center in ...
By Ed Turner

Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016

Music by Turner: Need a vacation? Consider cruisin' with fave musicians

These days, if you are a big-time music fan, a cruise featuring your favorite types of music or musicians has never been more popular.
By Ed Turner

Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2016

Music by Turner: Cool concerts will help us get through winter months

Last year was chock-full of fine shows both locally and regionally, and the first two months of this year are no exception.
By Ed Turner

Tuesday, Dec. 8, 2015

Music by Turner: Cool yule tunes will get you in spirit

Gee whiz! Christmas seems to be creeping up on all of us this year! Of course, it's time to get in the holiday spirit (and perhaps spirits too) with some cool yule tunes new for 2015.

Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2015

Music by Turner: Finish year with tickets to a show

I have always said that giving tickets as holiday presents is one of the best possible gifts because it's something that a couple can enjoy and experience together. Let's take a quick look at what ...
By Ed Turner

Thursday, Nov. 19, 2015

Music by Turner: Hear Elvis hits with full orchestra

Kentucky native Terry Mike Jeffrey is regarded by many as one of the finest interpreters of Elvis' material. Tonight, Jeffrey, in conjunction with Symphony Orchestra Augusta's Pops! Series, will ...
By Ed Turner

Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2015

Music by Turner: 38 Special is among Jubilee treats

Halloween weekend this year in North Augusta is full of treats as the 31st annual Jack-O-Lantern Jubilee takes over downtown with plenty of great musical artists, food, and carnival rides.
By Ed Turner

Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2015

Music by Turner: Hear Billy Joel hits at tribute show

Local Billy Joel fans can enjoy one of the finest tribute bands anywhere when the "Billy Joel Tribute Experience" visits the J.S. Hardin Performing Arts Center on Oct. 24.
By Ed Turner

Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2015

Music by Turner: Local musicians deserve your support

In my music room, there's a box of CDs chock full of music from local bands that were recorded over the past couple of decades.
By Ed Turner

Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2015

Music by Turner: Fall concerts are worth catching

Autumn is upon us again, and along with the cooler temperatures there are also some great concerts from which to choose. Let's take a peek at several shows that are so good that you just might ...
By Ed Turner
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