Thursday, Nov. 19, 2015

2015 Holiday Events

There are plenty of holiday events in store to help the season be merry and bright.

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, Nov. 11, 2015

Ramblin' Rhodes: Collin Raye to perform country hits in acoustic set

Country music star Collin Raye, who was racking up hit after hit single in the 1990s and performed at the Augusta-Richmond County Civic Center (now James Brown Arena), returns to the area to ...
By Don Rhodes

Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2015

Jacobs Concert Series to present German pianist Alexander Schimpf

German pianist Alexander Schimpf will perform at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 14, at Maxwell Performing Arts Theatre on Augusta University's Summerville campus.

Hagar, bandmates come full circle playing their hits

After decades in the trenches of arena rock, the members of the all-star Sammy Hagar & the Circle decided a good way to move forward was to look back. The group will perform at 8 p.m. ...
By Steven Uhles

Monday, Nov. 9, 2015

Tedeschi Trucks Band to play Bell

Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday, Nov. 13, for the Tedeschi Trucks Band concert in January.

Sunday, Nov. 8, 2015

Kentucky Headhunters will bring on the Southern rock

The Kentucky Headhunters make their first appearance on behalf of the Morris Museum of Art's Budweiser True Music Southern Soul & Song Series at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 13, at the Imperial Theatre.
By Don Rhodes

Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2015

Mike Farris to perform in Waynesboro

You can catch Grammy Award-winning performer Mike Farris in Waynesboro, Ga., on Thursday, Nov. 5.
By Don Rhodes

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

Mary J. Blige kicks off 'MJB Live!' tour Friday in Augusta

Blige starts her 12-date "MJB Live!" tour Friday, Oct. 30, at James Brown Arena with special guest Tamar Braxton.
By Diana Renee Williams

Thursday, Oct. 22, 2015

M*A*S*H* concert opening acts have rock-country flavor

The three opening acts for the Kid Rock concert on Sunday, Oct. 25, at the Evans (Ga.) Towne Center Park will blend in just right with Kid Rock's own country-rock-flavored music.
By Don Rhodes

Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2015

Kid Rock, more to take stage at benefit concert

Kid Rock will headline M*A*S*H - Music* for Action* Service* Hope* on Sunday, Oct. 25, with Shooter Jennings and Waymore's Outlaws at Evans Towne Center Park in Evans. The Whiskey Gentry and Ray ...
By Diana Renee Williams

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

Success of Avett Brothers keeps growing, honestly

The Avett Brothers' bassist Bob Crawford says the harmony between his bandmates is no illusion. The band performs at Augusta's Bell Auditorium on Oct. 16.
By Alan Sculley

Thursday, Oct. 8, 2015

Drive-By Truckers fans will hear latest music Friday

Friends With Benefits closes out the fall series of the Riverwalk Revival Festival on Oct. 9, with the Drive-By Truckers and Augusta's own T. Hardy Morris.
By Diana Renee Williams

Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2015

Weekend festivals celebrate Greek and Hispanic cultures, chocolate and more

Here's a second chance at the Sassafras and Chocolate festivals, plus the temptation to dine on international cuisine.

Four local legends to perform benefit concert for Jessye Norman School of the Arts

Sibling stage stars Russell Joel Brown and Karen Brown and jazz trombonist Wycliffe Gordon and jazz artist Karen Gordon will perform a concert Oct. 11.
By Susan McCord

Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2015

Lambert relates to women through music

Country music star Miranda Lambert is kicking off an all women's tour, Roadside Bars and Pink Guitars, that will be coming to the James Brown Arena on Oct. 2.
By Diana Renee Williams

Westobou Festival rounds up art, music, more

The Westobou Festival is a non-stop five days filled with music, dance, film and more from Sept. 30-Oct. 4. A Celebration of the Life and Work of Marlon Brando is at the center of the marquee film ...
By Charmain Z. Brackett

Sammy Hagar to perform at Bell in November

Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Sammy Hagar is headed to Bell Auditorium for a concert Nov. 12.
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