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Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2015

Ramblin' Rhodes: Newberry Opera House has another season of hits

There is good news and bad news connected with the Newberry (S.C.) Opera House which has a wealth of show offerings for its 2015-2016 season.
By Don Rhodes

Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2015

Go Dogs! Go Gamecocks! Go to the 22nd annual Border Bash!

Border Bash is back for its 22nd year on Sept. 18 to celebrate the football rivalry between the University of Georgia Bulldogs and University of South Carolina Gamecocks.

35th Arts in the Heart to fill weekend with art, music, fun

Arts in the Heart of Augusta has come a long way from its days in the Municipal Building parking lot to one of the premier festivals in the Southeast. And it's back for its 35th year Sept. 18-20.
By Charmain Z. Brackett

Chamber music series to present Spanish Brass

Harry Jacobs Chamber Music Society Concert Series opens a new season with a performance by award-winning quintet Spanish Brass at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 18.

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

Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2015

2015 Arts Preview: Music

Music opportunities aboud with performances by Symphony Orchestra Augusta, the Southern Soul & Song series and more.
By Mary Frances Hendrix and Willie Malpass

2015 Arts Preview: Events

The arts are alive inside and out with Aiken's Makin', Arts in the Heart of Augusta, Westobou and more.
By Mary Frances Hendrix and Willie Malpass

Ramblin' Rhodes: Seldom Scene kicks off Southern Soul & Song concerts

Fans of bluegrass music are excited to have another opportunity to see the world famous band Seldom Scene back in Georgia opening the 2015-16 Morris Museum of Art's Budweiser True Music Southern ...
By Don Rhodes

Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2015

Cher in the City: Kiss Family Reunion is way to celebrate

On Saturday, Sept. 12, WKSP 96.3 Kiss FM Radio will host the sixth annual Kiss Family Reunion presented by James O'Neal Allstate Insurance. Gates open at 2 p.m. and the show starts at 4 p.m. at ...
By Cher Best

Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2015

Grammy Award-winner Mary J. Blige coming to Augusta

Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter Mary J. Blige will perform at Augusta's James Brown Arena on Oct. 30.

Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2015

Music by Turner: REO Speedwagon still going strong

Ridin' the Storm Out was the name of REO Speedwagon's first hit single, but that does not mean that the band has had to weather major storms of popularity in their 40-plus-year career.
By Ed Turner

Ramblin' Rhodes: Doc Severinsen is bringing 'Big Band' for Evans show

It's been a long, long time since Doc Severinsen, formerly bandleader on The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson TV program, performed locally. Specifically, it was April of 1974 at Bell ...
By Don Rhodes

Monday, Aug 24, 2015

Kid Rock headlining October show in Evans announced Monday that Kid Rock will headline a concert on Oct. 25 at Evans Towne Center Park.
By Doug Stutsman

Tuesday, Aug 18, 2015

Festival favorite Moon Taxi to play Riverwalk Revival

On Thursday, Aug. 20, Friends with Benefits Fund will present Moon Taxi, SUSTO and Sleepwalkers as part of the second annual Riverwalk Revival Festival.
By Diana Renee Williams

Nightlife: Kenny George Band to record live CD

Kenny George Band will record a live CD at Sky City at 9 p.m. Friday, Aug. 21.

Friday, July 31, 2015

Avett Brothers returning to Augusta

The Avett Brothers, a Grammy Award-nominated folk-rock band, is coming to Augusta's Bell Auditorium on Oct. 16.
By Meg Mirshak

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Power 107 bash brings in artists K. Michelle, Future

On Saturday, Aug. 1, Power 107 will bring the outdoor hip-hop festival previously known as Powerfest inside James Brown Arena. The Power 107 Birthday Bash will feature K. Michelle and Future.
By Diana Renee Williams

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Ramblin' Rhodes: Seldom Scene act will kick off Soul & Song music series

Recently the Morris Museum of Art announced its 2015-2016 lineup for the Budweiser True Music Southern Soul & Song series with museum executive director Kevin Grogan once again coming up with ...
By Don Rhodes

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Ramblin' Rhodes: 7th season brings in big band, country, rock, more

Mike Deas, the president of Augusta Amusements Inc., once again has lined up some diverse and interesting acts for his seventh season.
By Don Rhodes

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Augusta Pride Celebration to include parade, festival

The sixth annual Augusta Pride Celebration will include the Beats on Broad dance party, a parade and festival this weekend.
By Diana Renee Williams
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