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Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Thoroughbred fest to celebrate music, arts

A new kind of festival is coming to Aiken this weekend. The Thoroughbred Music and Arts Festival (named for Aiken's horse history) will feature a long list of musical artists with a variety of ...
By Anne Waits

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

10 facts about John Mellencamp

For more than 35 years, John Mellencamp has been bucking expectations, ducking artistic stagnation and not-so-quietly making his mark on American rock 'n' roll. The legendary artist performs ...
By Steven Uhles

Tuesday, June 9, 2015

Hart heads back to Augusta to ask, 'What now?'

Standing at 5-foot-4, Philadelphia funny man Kevin Hart may be small in stature but seems to know how to use his comedic muscle to roll with the punches and stay on top.
By Diana Renee Williams

Monday, June 8, 2015

Beach Blast concert to kick off summer

People can enjoy a taste of the beach without the travel on Friday, June 12, when the annual Summer Beach Blast concert will be held at Evans Towne Center Park.
By Valerie Rowell

Thursday, June 4, 2015

Imagine Dragons embarks on second arena tour

Grammy winners Imagine Dragons will launch their second headlining arena tour this week, but they remember the days when they opened up for anyone - including a mime.
By Mesfin Fekadu

Tuesday, June 2, 2015

Wavy Train Grateful to honor Dead

North Carolina jam band Wavy Train will be tipping their hats to the 50th anniversary of the Grateful Dead and making a stop June 4 at Surrey Tavern.
By Diana Renee Williams

Saturday, May 30, 2015

Shopgirl: On the prowl for fun? Try out the Hive Growler Bar

If you're looking for something relaxing but definitely not boring this weekend, check out Hive Growler Bar - the new sister bar/restaurant to Bee's Knees Tapas at 10th and Ellis streets.
By Gracie Shepherd

Friday, May 29, 2015

Radio station to celebrate first year with gospel music festival

WNRR gospel radio is bringing gospel music to downtown Augusta with the Garden City Music Festival on May 30.
By Lisa Kaylor

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Radio station to celebrate first year with gospel music festival

WNRR Gospel Radio is bringing gospel music to downtown Augusta with the Garden City Music Festival on May 30.
By Lisa Kaylor

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Giddens doesn't see genres, just music

If there's one word Rhian­non Giddens detests, it's genres. Classically trained in opera at Oberlin University, she moved on to a whole different style of music in becoming the leader of the ...
By Dave Gil de Rubio

Pop Rocks: New music pickings planned for inaugural Mayapple festival

The standard music festival attendee usually approaches the buffet-style slate of acts, both known and unknown, in one of two ways.
By Steven Uhles

Robert Earl Keen recalls roots on his new record

When Texas troubadour Robert Earl Keen set out to make his most recent record, he knew it would be unlike anything he had ever done, but at the same time, it was the one he always wanted to do.
By Steve Crawford

Monday, May 18, 2015

Feast on music at Banjo-B-Que

The Sixth Annual Papa Joe's Banjo-B-Que & Music Festival May 22-23 offers a wide range of country, bluegrass, Americana and blues performances on two stages.
By Don Rhodes

Saturday, May 16, 2015

Success sweeter as couple for Shovels & Rope

Michael Trent and Cary Ann Hearst had pursued separate careers that earned each of them good reviews, but not much in the way of commercial success. But as the duo Shovels & Rope success is ...
By Alan Sculley

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Thunder Over Augusta returns

Military tribute celebration Thunder Over Augusta returns to Evans Towne Center Park on Saturday, May 16.
By Valerie Rowell

Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Katz, organ back on road

Bruce Katz is back where he wants to be - on the road with his band and headed to the Blind Willie McTell Blues Festival in Thomson.
By L. Kent Wolgamott

Hammond brings own repertoire to Blind Willie festival stage

This year, Grammy-winning blues artist John Paul Hammond knows what to expect when he takes the stage on Saturday, May 9, at the 22nd annual Blind Willie McTell Blues Festival near Thomson, Ga.
By Don Rhodes

Fogerty recreates music phenomenon of 1969

These days, John Fogerty is so at ease with his Creedence past that he is even celebrating what many consider the pinnacle of his Creedence years with a tour titled 1969. The tour stops at Bell ...
By Alan Sculley

Greensky Bluegrass to play many genres at Aiken fest

Paul Hoffman is one of the two main songwriters in the bluegrass group, Greensky Bluegrass. That's a sign that Greensky Bluegrass isn't exactly a pure bred, died-in-the-wool type of bluegrass group.
By Alan Sculley

Friday, May 1, 2015

Country's Miranda Lambert to perform in Augusta

The reigning ACM and CMA Female Vocalist of the Year will perform at the James Brown Arena on Friday, Oct. 2, as part of her "Roadside Bars and Pink Guitars" tour.
By Doug Stutsman
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