Augusta bluegrass musician, mentor, Ed Hurt, remembered

...emceed some of the largest bluegrass and folk music festivals in the South, including the Union Grove, N.C., National Fiddlers' Convention, which drew around a quarter of a million people when it finally closed in 1979.He also emceed the nationally...

Ramblin' Rhodes: Fiddler to bring new music to Oka'Chaffa Indian Festival

...Oka'Chaffa Indian Festival will be fiddler and violinist Arvel Bird...music, he is described as a fiddler.It's all a matter of the...seen bluegrass and Appalachian fiddlers playing and they weren't...Bird lists bluegrass music fiddlers Vassar Clements, Kenny Baker...

Ramblin' Rhodes: Daughters keep legends of country, soul music alive

...most of the musicians working on the album come from Ricky Skaggs' Kentucky Thunder band including Dobro player Rob Ickes and fiddler Andy Leftwich."This project started last April (2013) and then my husband got sick," Williams said. The first thing...

Tickets go on sale Friday for 'Fiddler on the Roof'

Tickets go on sale Friday for a Tony Award winning musical that is scheduled at the Bell Auditorium in March.Tickets for Fiddler on the Roof go on sale 10 a.m. Friday and range in price from $35-45 based on seating.The performance is set for March...

Ramblin' Rhodes: Famed fiddler Mark O'Connor played way out of poverty

...met on that trip Doc Harris, who ran the Grand Master Fiddler Championships in Tennessee, and Roy Acuff's musicians...Brother Oswald and Charlie Collins."Acuff , a famous fiddler himself, would come to admire O'Connor."There really...

Ramblin' Rhodes: Georgians were present at the birth of country music

...at the Southeastern Fiddlers Convention in Augusta...player Earl Scruggs, fiddler Robert Russell "Chubby...augustaarchives.com, "fiddlers from all over the country...Such well-known old fiddlers as John Carson from...said; however, as a fiddler he is best." The names...

'Fiddler on the Roof'

...in the Augusta Players' production of Fiddler on the Roof. "We were both at Penn State...other, these characters and this show." Fiddler on the Roof tells the story of Jewish...authenticity. But Dr. Feldman said that Fiddler on the Roof is a timeless character study...

Movie does not compare to 'Fiddler' lively production

...most of the recent touring production of Fiddler on the Roof at Bell Auditorium was non-stop...I recently rented the movie version of Fiddler on the Roof, and while it is a fine film...extended applause. As with any musical, Fiddler on the Roof includes several performance...

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Actor's role in 'Fiddler' accented

...Diabetes and Kidney Benefit's production of Fiddler on the Roof. Mr. Beers, who recently...male Fran Drescher of The Nanny fame. Fiddler on the Roof is the tale of a poor family...Stapleton, the show's vocal director. Fiddler On The Roof, written by Joseph Stein...

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Tony winner cast in 'Fiddler on the Roof' revival

...Broadway's upcoming revival of "Fiddler on the Roof" has found its Golde - Tony...Preview performances begin Jan. 23. "Fiddler," first seen on Broadway in 1964, will...23rd Floor" and "High Society." "Fiddler on the Roof," which has a book by Joseph...