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A Joyful Noise: Casting Crowns in Aiken

...Awards, 15 Dove Awards and a Grammy. Its newest album, Thrive, came out of their student ministry. According to lead singer Mark Hall on the group's Web site, many of the songs came from lessons he taught young people about what Christians...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/your-faith/2015-06-05/joyful-noise-casting-cro
'Louie Louie' singer Jack Ely dies in Oregon at 71

...microphone 52 years ago, Jack Ely had no idea he was creating a rock 'n' roll classic.Or, for that matter, did the lead singer of The Kingsmen know he was laying the groundwork for one of the first federal investigations into dirty song lyrics...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2015-05-02/louie-louie-singer-jack-ely-dies-or
Edgefield presents first bluegrass fest

...the stage at 4 p.m. The band is described as having a modern, high-voltage, all-country sound spearheaded by lead singer and fiddle player John Showman. He is joined by Anthony da Costa on guitar, Ben Whiteley on double bass and Roman...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2015-04-15/edgefield-presents-fi
Music by Turner: Keep the music coming

...out for their fans. Original Doobies Tom Johnston (lead singer of Listen to the Music, China Grove, Long Train Runnin') and Patrick Simmons (lead singer of Black Water, Dependin' On You) are still on board...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2015-04-15/music-turner-keep-mus
Winter Jam returns to Augusta on Feb. 12

...will help us bring the message of hope in Jesus to people all over the nation! It's gonna rock, so get ready!" lead singer John Cooper said in a news release.Winter Jam is hitting 47 cities this year, and evangelist Tony Nolan is joining...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2015-02-06/winter-jam-returns-au
Skillet eager to share music with mainstream audience

...music.But that was never what Skillet was about."Skillet is a band that's always said no to that idea," said lead singer John Cooper. "We love doing the Christian world, and doing the mainstream."In 2012, Skillet shocked everyone...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2015-02-11/skillet-eager-share-m
Music by Turner: Now we'll rush home to memories

...pre-Monkees band called Paul Revere and the Raiders. They dressed in crazy, Revolutionary War-style outfits and featured a lead singer named Mark Lindsay, who actually had (gasp!) a pony tail! KICKS DEPT. But the guy who played the keyboard was...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-10-15/music-turner-now-well
Music by Turner: War within doesn't hurt tunes

...with MGM in 1970 when ex-Animal Eric Burdon was their lead singer and frontman.Four other original members of War, Howard...B.B. Dickerson, harmonica virtuoso Lee Oskar and lead singer Howard Scott still tour but cannot use or advertise that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-09-17/music-turner-war-with
Harlem's Jeremy Graham Band to open for Montgomery Gentry

...is a song when you have a little something on your mind, and you need some alone time," said Graham, the band's lead singer and one of its songwriters.Ride Out to Nowhere will be the first single released on Graham's record label. Graham...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/going-out/2014-09-17/harlems-jeremy-graham-band-ope
Augusta Amusements brings in Blind Boys of Alabama, Jim Brickman

...THURSDAY, SEPT. 11JANIS SIEGEL ? "AN EVENING OF ELLA FITZGERALD"Janis Siegel, a nine-time Grammy winner and lead singer of The Manhattan Transfer has brought acclaimed musical respect in her own right, performing the masterpiece jazz tunes...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-07-30/augusta-amusements-br