James Brown | The Augusta Chronicle

...July 25, 2014 By Doug Stutsman | Thursday, July 24, 2014 By Don Rhodes | Wednesday, July 23, 2014 By Jeremy Craig | Tuesday, July 22, 2014 By Meg Mirshak | Monday, July 21, 2014 By Don Rhodes | Monday, July 21, 2014 ...

Cheech & Chong's humor still smokin' with audiences

The humor might seem at first glance no longer edgy, but the hilarity of Cheech & Chong's classic sketches is coming to Augusta. Their Up In Smoke Tour with the band War will stop at Bell Auditorium on Sept. 18.

'Shut Yo Mouth' and listen to Get Right Band's varied tunes

When The Get Right Band takes the stage at at Surrey Tavern on Sept. 6, an infectious, danceable blend of funk, rock, reggae and just plain unique set of sounds will fill the room.

Musical artists to perform at Jessye Norman benefit

The Jessye Norman School of the Arts is bringing three lauded international musicians to Augusta in celebration and support of the school through a benefit concert at 5 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 24.

White Violet brings varied style to Sky City

White Violet, a band with an eclectic sound that thrived off of Athens' renowned music scene, is coming to Augusta with a performance on Aug. 22 at Sky City. They'll be joined by fellow Athens musicians Brothers and Ruby the RabbitFoot.

Wycliffe Gordon starts new jazz project, to play Sky City shows

One of jazz's most acclaimed trombonists is coming home to Augusta to share his passion with students as a scholar - and for the public through a live show.

Fix It

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Fix it: Townsend Street

...replaced as soon as possible. - Compiled by Jeremy Craig EDITOR'S NOTE: Help us make our area...you have a suggestion or nomination, call Jeremy Craig at (706) 823-3409 or e-mail jeremy.craig@augustachronicle.com.

Brushfire Stankgrass likes to tinker with the traditional

To listen to Brushfire Stankgrass is to go down a road that begins with the banjo - and on to an uncertain destination that might wind up arriving in downbeat blues, country, or into a funk wonderland.

Augusta Amusements brings in Blind Boys of Alabama, Jim Brickman

From August through March, 16 acts in genres as diverse as Big Band, country, jazz, Christian, gospel plus balladeers and singers of quintessential pop standards will take the stage during Augusta Amusements' 2014-2015 season.