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...

Darius Rucker returning for Rock Fore! Dough concert

...concert benefitting First Tee of Augusta.Singer and songwriter Sam Hunt, southern rock band A Thousand Horses and local musician Phillip Lee Jr. take the stage April 7. Rucker is performing at the concert for the eighth time.The concert, held annually...

Mascots for 2016 Games honor Brazilian musicians

...Rio de Janeiro has been named Vinicius, and the Paralympics mascot will go by the name of Tom.The names honor Brazil ian musicians and partners Vinicius de Moraes and Antonio "Tom" Carlos Jobim. They were exponents of Bossa Nova music and creators of...

The Artside: Exhibits to feature local artists, musician Mellencamp

The 2015 season in the visual arts launches this week with three consecutive opening receptions on the calendar.

Ramblin' Rhodes: Singer-songwriter Jarosz gains inspiration from change

...would be performing in Carnegie Hall on stage with Thile and musicians Edgar Meyer and Michael Daves.And Thile would be playing...drawn to people that are not only great singers, but great musicians, great songwriters, people who did the whole thing," she...

Gov. Deal inauguration today

...An inaugural gala is scheduled for Thursday night with entertainment by country music artist Alan Jackson and other Georgia musicians. Deal was re-elected in November, defeating Democrat Jason Carter in what he said was his final political campaign. The...

Interfaith service honors Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., urges love, tolerance

...most of all courage."In addition to West's speech, the service included musical performances by Augusta native and jazz musician Wycliffe Gordon, who received standing ovations from West, who frequently speaks of his love of the genre.The Davidson...

After 50 years, big changes coming to Cuba tourism

...S. tourists are roaming the streets of Old Havana, listening to lectures on Art Deco architecture and meeting with jazz musicians. What they aren't doing yet ? at least most of the time ? is lounging in the sun and sipping mojitos at white-sand-beach...

A Joyful Noise: Christmas Eve concert at St. John United Methodist

...will present a Christmas Eve concert as part of its Concerts With a Cause series, which presents performances by prominent musicians. The concerts are free, but a love offering is taken for a local charity.THE CAUSE: Donations taken at the concert will...

Garden City Jazz soirees help to fill a musical void

...helped to provide local jazz musicians for events and concerts around...types."I'm a working musician, and a lot of times we have...music, and so many talented musicians who want to play that type of jazz...tremendous response from local musicians," Gordon said. "We're...