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...WILLIE MCTELL BLUES FESTIVAL, WITH CHUCK LEAVELL, RANDALL BRAMBLETT BAND, STEVE JAMES AND DELL REY: Noon Saturday; festival site, Stagecoach Road, Thomson, Ga.; $20 in advance, $25 at gate; ages 12 and younger free; (706) 597-1000...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/05/18/ent_81841.shtml
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Echo Project -- In like Flynn...sort of

...finding the proper place to park (still not sure I did that right), finding a lift from the parking lot to the festival site (thanks catering guy) and a stealth run through the backstage areas to the rather non-descript media tent. Still...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/steven-uhles/2007-10-12/echo-proj
Blind Willie McTell Blues Festival marks 20 years

...Activities Council of Thomson, which puts on the festival each year.Gates open at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 18, at the festival site on Stage coach Road ? one mile north of Interstate 20 at Thomson, exit 172 ? and music starts at noon. Tickets...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2013-05-15/blind-willie-mctell-b
Ramblin' Rhodes: Fans of blues, Americana to welcome Buddy and Jim

...together at the 20th annual Blind Willie McTell Blues Festival on Saturday, May 18. Gates open at 11 a.m. at the festival site on Stagecoach Road in Thomson and music starts at noon. Tickets are $25 in advance from tixonline.com or $35 at...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2013-05-15/ramblin-rhodes-fans-b
Expect changes for A Day in the Country festival

...do this for some time for safety and other reasons."The massive stage will be switched from the east end of the festival site to the west side, closer to the boat ramp.The food and drink vendors and spectator viewing area will be switched...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2013-05-01/expect-changes-day-co
Ramblin' Rhodes: Take your pick of gospel or bluegrass this weekend

...blues and hear some great music at the 20th annual Blind Willie McTell Blues Festival on Saturday, May 18, at the festival site on Stagecoach Road outside Thomson.Tickets are $25 advance online at tixonline.com and $35 at the gate.Children...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2013-05-08/ramblin-rhodes-take-y
Vincent has to defend cooking skills before Little Roy & Lizzy Music Festival

...stage at 3:45 and 9:15 p.m. May 3, at the Little Roy & Lizzy Music Festival.Elijah Clark State Park, the festival site, is on the Savannah River, 10 miles east of Lincolnton, Ga., off the Lincolnton-McCormick highway.Admission...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2013-04-23/vincent-has-defend-co
Aiken could make Newberry Street official festival site

AIKEN - If two Aiken committees have their way, Newberry Street could become the official location for festivals and other outdoor events held downtown. The Aiken Design Committee and the Economic Revitalization Committee, two subcommittees of Aiken's Downtown Development Association, looked at plans Thursday that would make the street a more conducive area for outside events.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/08/15/met_212998.shtml
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Statue of Aiken founder proposed

AIKEN --- The Newberry Street festival site upgrade and fountain renovation would also include adding a statue of William Aiken Sr., the South Carolina Canal and Railroad...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2010-04-13/statue-aiken-proposed
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Arts organizers show real heart

...that the dirt lot that traditionally makes up half the festival site would be off-limits, set aside for the construction...Chronicle parking lot.It was not a perfect situation.The festival site was far more spread out, and hiking from the common...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2010-09-22/arts-organizers-show-
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