White Violet brings varied style to Sky City

...supporting their second album, Stay Lost, to be released Sept. 23 by Normaltown Records.With Nelson on vocals and guitar, bassist Vaughan Lamb, guitarist Brad Morgan and drummer Lemuel Hayes, the band dove into recording an album highlighting personal...

Music by Turner: Band is humbled by stage presence of Sharon Jones

...scintillating strings that Mr. Brown's version employed so evocatively all those years ago.The band and I, thanks to our bassist/musical director Duane Wilson, worked on the song for hours 'til we had it down. Guitarists Michael Baideme and Phillip...

Grateful Dead bassist Phil Lesh undergoes liver transplant

SAN FRANCISCO -- Grateful Dead bassist Phil Lesh was recovering Friday after receiving a transplant in...Box of Rain," which he wrote while his father was dying. As bassist for The Other Ones, named after a Grateful Dead song, Lesh recently...

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Actor is excited to return to Augusta for 'Get On Up'

...also performed the song live at the Academy Awards.His work in Dreamgirls served him well in preparation to play Scott, bassist for The Famous Flames, in Get On Up, Robinson said."For this role (as Baby Roy Scott), I'm very familiar with the...

Augusta travelers continue to check in with postcards

...in quick succession, one of them looked at his watch. "Hey! We need to get back!""No need to panic," said a fellow bassist, "I thought we might need some extra time, so I tied the last few pages of the conductor's score together with string...

Styx bassist has figured out what works best for him

...Away interested him because he was able to approach the music as a fan and a contemporary.Phillips began his career as the bassist in the Anglo-L.A. band The Babys. He said one of that band's early successes was a gig opening for Styx on one of its...

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Avett Brothers fans will hear fuller sound at Banjo-B-Que festival

...and gates open at 5. For more on the festival, visit banjobque.com.The core trio of brothers Scott and Seth Avett and bassist Bob Crawford now have plenty of company on stage with drummer Mike Marsh, keyboardist Paul Delfigia, cellist Joe Kwon and...

St. Paul and the Broken Bones to play Blind Willie festival

...didn't start thinking about a music career until less than two years ago.That's when a bandmate from a former group, bassist Jesse Phillips, contacted Janeway saying he had gotten some free time in a studio and invited him to come over for the day...

Keller Williams will play solo, with band at Aiken Bluegrass Festival

...he has formed several projects, including Keller & The Keels (a bluegrass band with Larry and Jenny Keel), a group with bassist Keith Moseley, guitarist Gibb Droll and drummer Jeff Sipe that toured as the WMDs, a collaboration with the Travelin' McCourys...

Expect variety from Umphrey's McGee at Major Rager

...create ancillary parts that maybe you can't do live."With Similar Skin finished, Umphrey's McGee (which also includes bassist Ryan Stasik, drummer Kris Myers and percussionist Andy Farag) is back out on the road. The group will continue to play songs...