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Wednesday, May 18, 2016

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

Wednesday, April 13, 2016

Ramblin' Rhodes: Patty says tour stop in Aiken is way to say 'thank you'

Since Feb. 11, Sandi Patty has been on her "Forever Grateful - The Farewell Tour" that should reach more than 100 cities around the globe. One of the stops will be April 17 in Aiken.
By Don Rhodes

Thursday, April 7, 2016

Tauk likes to improvise, at times

Like many bands working in the jam band realm, the guys in Tauk see distinct differences in what they do in concert and what they try to achieve on their studio albums.
By Alan Sculley

For Major Rager, Umphrey's McGee has got tunes covered

Just before midnight on June 18, 2014, rock band Umphrey's McGee stepped out of London's legendary Abbey Road Studios with their new release, The Lon­don Sessions.
By Diana Renee Williams

Sunday, April 3, 2016

Rock Fore! Dough returns Tuesday with Darius Rucker, Charles Kelley

Darius Rucker is headed back for the 12th annual Drive for Show, Rock Fore! Dough concert set for Tuesday, April 5.
By From Staff Reports

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

New Madrid to play at Sky City

Athens-based New Madrid will play music from their new release "magnetkingmagnetqueen" at Sky City this Saturday.

Thursday, March 24, 2016

Marine Band to perform in Evans

The local detachment of the Marine Corps League has invited the Parris Island Marine Corps Band to entertain the community at a concert Friday, March 25, at Evans Towne Center Park.
By Abbigail Lennon
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