Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Southern Drawl Tour features Alabama, Charlie Daniels Band

The Southern Drawl Tour - with country music legends Alabama, above, and special guest Charlie Daniels Band - is headed for James Brown Arena at 7 p.m. Friday, June 3. Doors open at 6 p.m.

Things to Do: Summer Beach Blast

Play in the sand, have a fruity beverage and hear beach music at the Summer Beach Blast on June 3 in Evans.

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Blitzen Trapper will bring its variety of sounds to Banjo-B-Que crowd

Eric Earley, the main songwriter in Blitzen Trapper, feels he's always written the kind of album he's wanted at whatever time it was during the band's 12-year, eight-album history. The band is ...
By Alan Sculley

Old Crow Medicine Show stays true to roots as it touts new work

A decade and a half ago, Old Crow Medicine Show got its first big break from one of the band's biggest musical heroes, Doc Watson. The group will perform during the seventh annual Papa Joe's ...
By Alan Sculley

Ramblin' Rhodes: Hear songs from Jarosz's most intimate album at Banjo-B-Que

Just five days after turning 25 on May 23, bluegrass and Americana artist Sarah Jarosz will be performing on Saturday, May 28, at the Papa Joe's Banjo-B-Que Music Festival in Evans, Ga. Admission ...
By Don Rhodes

Thursday, May 19, 2016

Ramblin' Rhodes: Sara Evans leads two lives: the normal one, the singer one

Sara Evans will perform her many hit singles at the Imperial Theatre at 8 p.m. Friday, May 20.
By Don Rhodes

Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Celebrate armed forces at Thunder Over Evans

The Thunder is coming to Evans Towne Center Park on Saturday, May 21.The ultimate celebration of Armed Forces Day, Thunder over Evans will descend upon the park beginning at 11 a.m. and will offer ...
By Abbigail Lennon

On Stage: Performing arts events range from Accordionaires to Elmo

Performing arts events planned for this weekend and beyond cover everything from pop music and accordion hits to choral music and Elmo from Sesame Street.
By Lisa Pham

Sunday, May 15, 2016

Isbell saddened by Haggard's loss, but will go on with show

What seemed a natural musical match - the master Merle Haggard and his fast-rising acolyte Jason Isbell - fell through when Merle Haggard, the country outlaw whose tales of common men dealing with ...
By Steven Uhles

Wednesday, May 11, 2016

Ramblin' Rhodes: Aiken Bluegrass Festival faves returning, bringing friends

The 12th annual Aiken Bluegrass Festival this weekend promises to be the best yet, according to organizer Christian Schaumann. "We are not only having several of the best bands touring today," he ...
By Don Rhodes

Friday, May 6, 2016

Punk rock-Americana sound means The Devil Makes Three

The Riverwalk Revival, hosted by Friends with Benefits Fund, will give people a chance to hear The Devil Makes Three when it opens for Trampled By Turtles on May 8 at Jessye Norman Amphitheater.
By Diana Renee Williams

Wednesday, May 4, 2016

Ramblin' Rhodes: Bluegrass, gospel fans should head to Lewis Family's

Lovers of great bluegrass and Southern gospel music will want to be at the eighth annual Jeff & Sheri Easter Homecoming Mother's Day Weekend Festival.
By Don Rhodes

Blind Willie McTell Blues Festival is back this Saturday

On May 7, the 23rd edition of the Blind Willie McTell Blues Festival, which honors the blues legend and Georgia Music Hall of Famer, takes place.
By Don Rhodes

On Stage: Head outside to encounter arts

May is here with plenty of outdoor events to enjoy with friends and family. Bring chairs or blankets for the concerts, and don't forget the sunscreen!
By Lisa Pham

Monday, May 2, 2016

Jones, stars from James Brown's band to perform May 3

On Tuesday, May 3, the James Brown Birthday Bash will return to mark what would have been Brown's 83rd birthday. George Claussen and the Friends with Benefits Fund, along with the city of Augusta ...
By Diana Renee Williams

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Ramblin' Rhodes: Marty Raybon, with Shenandoah, to play at music festival

Bluegrass and country music star Marty Raybon as the lead vocalist of the reunited country superstar group Shenandoah will perform at 8:30 p.m. Saturday, April 30, during the Little Roy & ...
By Don Rhodes

Monday, April 25, 2016

Spring is filled with music festivals

Spring is here, and there are a bunch of great music festivals coming up. Here is an overview.
By Don Rhodes

Thursday, April 21, 2016

Rascal Flatts to bring latest music from 'Rewind' to Augusta stage

Rascal Flatts will make a tour stop at James Brown Arena on Saturday, April 23.
By Alan Sculley

Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Vega String Quartet to present concert, master classes

The Vega String Quartet will present a concert of string quartets by Felix Mendelssohn (1838) and Leoš Janácek (1923) at 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 22.

Friday, April 15, 2016

Widespread Panic has new tunes to share in concert

Widespread Panic singer/guitarist John Bell is expecting a busy year of touring for the band. One reason is there is a new album, Street Dogs, to promote, but a bigger factor might be that the ...
By Alan Sculley
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