Wednesday, Aug 24, 2016

Perfect practice makes perfect for saxophonist Boney James

Boney James has been playing saxophone since he was 10. And as he reaches his 55th birthday on Sept. 1 and his 32nd year as a touring musician, he still spends anywhere from three to six hours a ...
By Alan Sculley

Wednesday, Aug 17, 2016

Le Chat brings back Black Cat Picture Show

Film artists from Australia, Italy, the Netherlands as well as cities all across the United States will be in attendance for the second annual Black Cat Picture Show at Le Chat Noir planned for ...
By Diana Renee Williams

Music By Turner: With break in local concerts, it's time for some road trips

Whew! What a great season it has been for major music acts that have recently come to Augusta.
By Ed Turner

Thursday, Aug 11, 2016

Ed Turner, Number 9 fans keep sell-out streak alive

Ed Turner and Number 9 sell out every show and it appears they will do it again for this weekend's 10th anniversary Rock and Soul Revue to be held Aug. 12-13 at the Imperial Theatre.
By Diana Renee Williams

Wednesday, Aug 3, 2016

Music by Turner: 9 memorable songs by Boston

With Boston playing at Bell Auditorium this weekend, here's a look at nine of their memorable songs.
By Ed Turner

Persistence paid off for founder of Boston

Forty years ago, Tom Scholz saw his life and career path get turned upside down - in the best way - when he got a record deal, released his first album as the musical genius behind the band Boston ...
By Alan Sculley

Tuesday, Aug 2, 2016

Maxwell again front, center with 'blackSUMMER'Snight'

blackSUMMER'Snight, the second album in a trilogy by soul artist Maxwell has arrived a mere seven years after the first album in the series, BLACKsummer'snight. The artist himself will arrive at ...
By Alan Sculley

Friday, July 29, 2016

Jason Crabb, Point of Grace to perform concert in North Augusta

Grammy winner Jason Crabb and Grammy-nominated Point of Grace will bring The Road Home Tour to First Baptist Church of North Augusta on Thursday, Aug. 11.
By Lisa Kaylor

Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Chris Robinson Brotherhood welcomes improvisation, change in music

Sometimes, a musician is unmoved by fame, egoism, and commercial success. Chris Robinson, former front man of Atlanta-based band the Black Crowes, is one such guy. On Friday, July 22, Chris ...
By Diana Renee Williams

Ramblin' Rhodes: Seasons will feature tribute artists, bluegrass groups

It's that time of the year when artistic groups are formulating and announcing their new season lineups, and both Augusta Amusements Inc. and the Morris Museum of Art each have some great offerings.
By Don Rhodes

Music by Turner: Here they come … two of The Monkees … to Augusta

"Here they come … Walking down Augusta's streets?" Yes, they are! The Monkees 50th Anniversary Tour invades Augusta's Bell Auditorium at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, July 24.
By Ed Turner

Monday, July 18, 2016

Music by Turner: Don't miss Steve Miller's 1st stop here

Steve Miller celebrates a half-century of touring as he and his band visit Augusta's Bell Auditorium on Tuesday, July 19. Miller, a member of the Class of 2016 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, will be ...
By Ed Turner

Tuesday, July 5, 2016

Daya, Symon to perform at Bell Auditorium on Saturday

Pop singer Daya with guest Symon will perform at 7 p.m. Saturday, July 9, at Bell Auditorium. 

Saturday, July 2, 2016

T.I.'s July 23 concert rescheduled

The July 23 concert by Atlanta rapper T.I. has been rescheduled to Saturday, Sept. 24.

Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Brown eager to sing for hometown for Star Spangled Fourth Concert

Russell Joel Brown has experienced many magical moments in his 26 years of professional theater. He's performed at the famed Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts in New York City and at the John F.
By Charmain Z. Brackett

Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Music by Turner: Make short trip for chance to see Steely Dan, Steve Winwood

It's the perfect double play of timeless classic rock. In less than one week, locals can enjoy a pair of Rock and Roll Hall of Fame members in concert playing within easy driving distance of Augusta.
By Ed Turner

New Edition to play '80s hits, plus new tunes

New Edition's trip to Augusta this Thursday, June 23, will kick off the group's most recent return to the road - their highly anticipated 2016 "This One's For Me and You" Tour.
By Timothy Cox

Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Ramblin' Rhodes: Relive thrill of hearing Elvis in 1956

Cody Ray Slaughter, an Elvis Presley tribute artist, has been barnstorming the nation since June 2015 with his Elvis '56 show. The production will wrap up at Augusta's Imperial Theater at 7:30 ...
By Don Rhodes

Singer Valli offers advice: Do what you love

The secret to Frankie Valli's success is simple. "I love what I do," said the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee, who will be in concert at 8 p.m. Friday, June 17, at Bell Auditorium.
By Charmain Z. Brackett

Tuesday, June 7, 2016

Live music: Cody Webb

Cody Webb is making a stop at The Country Club this Friday, June 10. 
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