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Ramblin' Rhodes: Collin Raye to perform country hits in acoustic set

...Interesingly, Augusta-area music fans five years ago almost got a chance to see Stapleton in person. He was the lead singer from 2008 to 2010 of a bluegrass band called The Steel Drivers, which was in the lineup of the Morris Museum of Art's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2015-11-11/ramblin-rhodes-collin
Ramblin' Rhodes: Doc Severinsen is bringing 'Big Band' for Evans show

...Christmas concerts. He also served in various capacities with Harry Jacobs Chamber Music Society.Griffin performed as lead singer of the world-famous Swanee Quintet for 50 years beginning with the group at age 23.The group frequently opened for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2015-09-01/ramblin-rhodes-doc-se
Van Halen's M&M rules were about more than candy

...prohibition was much more serious."And I told her this story.According to both the biography of Van Halen's longtime lead singer David Lee Roth and a magazine I read at the barber shop, the very popular band of the 1980s brought their show to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-10-31/van-halens-mm-rules-were-abou
Swanee Quintet's Percy Griffin dies at 73

...was humming. One way or another, he always had music coming from his lips.The 73-year-old, who was one of the lead singers in the Swanee Quintet Gospel Group for about 50 years, died Friday."He always had a song in his heart," said Mark...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-08-25/swanee-quintets-percy-griffi
Percy Griffin Sr.

...with his Lord and Savior on Friday, August 21, 2015 at St. Joseph Candler Medical Center in Savannah. Percy was the lead singer for the Swanee Quintet Gospel Group for 54 years. He also worked with Elliott Sons Funeral Homes for 16 years until...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000175566855
Percy Griffin Sr.

...with his Lord and Savior on Friday, August 21, 2015 at St. Joseph Candler Medical Center in Savannah. Percy was the lead singer for the Swanee Quintet Gospel Group for 54 years. He also worked with Elliott Sons Funeral Homes for 16 years until...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000175563084
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
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
'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
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