Featured event: Abatsu African Drummers and Dancers

ABATSU AFRICAN DRUMMERS AND DANCERS HOMETOWN: Augusta STYLE: West African percussion and dance MISSION: To uplift African culture through sound and...

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2014 AMPED Music Contest finals Saturday

...This year's AMPED Music Contest finalists range in age from a young diva not yet able to apply for a driver's license to a drummer who chooses to spend his retirement rocking. They range in experience from nearly novice to seasoned musicians who have played...

Meet the 2014 AMPED Music Contest Finalists: Hound of Goshen, 'Cordoba'

...considerably quieter songs.Brian Allen, who plays guitar and sings in the band, is best known to Augusta audiences as a drummer. He said singing, songwriting and playing a new instrument presents him with a welcome challenge."That challenge has been...

2014 Arts Preview: Dance

ABATSU AND AJADACO: (706) 832-6001; ABATSU, African Drummers and Dancers and AJADACO (ABATSU Juniors African Dance Company), perform, present and teach in the community; classes at the...

The Artside: Sacred Heart exhibit features Swanagin landscapes

...represented by several galleries and regularly does commissioned paintings. A musician as well as an artist, he is a successful drummer, often taking photographs on tour as material for future studio paintings. The series of paintings he will exhibit at Sacred...

Aiken group one of few bagpiper bands in S.C.

...funerals, celebrations and parades.It has eight pipers, three drummers and one pipe major. Many of the members are in law enforcement...and stuff."The band continues to seek new bagpipers and drummers with experience or just a willingness to learn.

Cymbal company celebrates 380 years

...you've been making cymbals for drummers for 380 years, there's only...said former John Coltrane drummer Elvin Jones, a guest at the...And as is wont to happen when drummers gather, there was plenty of...custom 22-inch ride. For drummers, cymbals may be the most important...

A band of survivors

Since 1989, People Who Must has gone through three drummers, three bass players, changed management, switched record...Stevenson, guitarist John Kolbeck, bassist Tim Arbisi and drummer Russell Jarrett joined forces again with Mr. Tomei for...

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WHAT: Westobou Festival kickoff event featuring performer Niki Haris and Augusta actor Gary Dennis, drummers, a strings section and more than 150 dancersWHEN: 6:30 p.m. FridayWHERE: 10th and Broad streets in conjunction with First...

Five questions with Sala Adenike

Sala Adenike is the artistic director and dance instructor of ABATSU Dancers and Drummers Inc., an African cultural performing arts group based in Augusta. 1. Have you been a dancer your entire life? "Basically...