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Rhodes: 'Get On Up' is accurate depiction of James Brown's life

...several story lines that are fascinating to follow.One is about a man who really did have an enduring friendship with a fellow musician named Bobby Byrd that spanned four decades.Actor Nelsan Ellis brings the late Byrd back to life in Byrd's own likeable...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-07-27/rhodes-get-accurate-depictio
James Brown | The Augusta Chronicle

...various financial problems and a few arrests and charges for domestic violence and drug possession. Local honors to the legendary musician include the renaming of the Augusta-Richmond County Civic Center to James Brown Arena in September 2006, the renaming...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/topics/people/james-brown
Ramblin' Rhodes: Hensley and the Red Hots ready to rock 'n' roll again

Not long ago, popular local singer, songwriter and musician Eryn Eubanks was asked what advice she would give to up-and-coming musicians.She replied, "Johnny Hensley told me this: 'Know why you're doing what you are doing.' I told...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-07-23/ramblin-rhodes-hensle
A Joyful Noise: Pickin' for Alex

...include a barbecue dinner plate.DETAILS: A group of local musicians will perform a concert to support 5-year-old Alex Moore...Oglesby and Ippie Music. The Trinity Trio and other local musicians will also perform. The event will include games and entertainment...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/your-faith/2014-07-18/joyful-noise-pickin-alex
Downtown spot offers eclectic center

Denise and Baruti Tucker saw a need for a family-friendly space downtown where artists could exhibit, musicians could jam, and people could relax and hang out."We just wanted a universal space," Denise Tucker said.So they created the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/richmond-neighbors/2014-07-17/downtown-spot-of
Rants & Raves

...as music director and joined by the Independence Day Chorus and Orchestra. The guest star was Russell Joel Brown. These musicians have worked hard for their wonderful talents, and for them to have shared those with us, the public, in this spine-tingling...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-07-17/rants-raves
Wycliffe Gordon to perform at USC Aiken

Musician, composer and conductor Wycliffe Gordon ? in Aiken this coming week as a guest artist for the USC Aiken Summer Jazz Camp...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-07-09/wycliffe-gordon-perfo
Former James Brown trustee ordered to turn over mansion to musician's trust fund

...mansion in Honduras and his share of a music company to the late musician's troubled trust fund.South Carolina Circuit Court Judge...to the order.Deanna Brown-Thomas, daughter of the late musician, said the court-ordered restitution will help restore some...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-05-19/former-james-brown-trustee-o
Music by Turner: Expect Beach Boys to bring fun, fun, fun for Augusta audience

...Things; Indian Lake; and Hair) and musician/actor John Stamos (of Full House and ER) fame are among the backing musicians in the band. SHUT DOWN 2014 DEPT...competently performed and sung by stellar musicians who know the material note for note...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-07-08/music-turner-expect-b
Aereo presses case despite Supreme Court setback

...compulsory royalties. The compulsory fees typically go to content providers, such as the studio that made The Simpsons or the musicians behind songs performed on TV. The retransmission fees are what local stations want most, as those compensate them for the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-07-10/aereo-presses-case-despite