Ramblin' Rhodes: Augustan was awed by Toussaint's music, warmth

...Domino, Reese Witherspoon, Truman Capote, Tyler Perry and Aaron Neville.But most were not as familiar with singer, songwriter, records producer and pianist Allen Toussaint at his death on Nov. 9 at age 77, although in New Orleans, the...

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

...Sutherland, U.S. Women's Soccer Team members Heather O'Reilly and Megan Rapinoe; ESPN's Lee Corso and Kirk Herbstreit; Sports Illustrated cover model Hannah Davis; and Paul Simon's singer-songwriter wife, Edie Brickell.

Artists announced for 2016 Winter Jam

...concert has announced the lineup for Winter Jam 2016.Grammy Award winners for King & Country and Grammy-nominated singer/songwriter Matthew West will co-headline, rounding out a diverse roster that includes Crowder, RED, Sidewalk Prophets...

Mary J. Blige kicks off 12-date 'MJB Live!' tour Friday at James Brown Arena

With eight multi-platinum albums, nine Grammy Awards and five American Music Awards, singer/songwriter Mary J. Blige has continuously transformed herself and exceeded expectations. Dubbed the "queen of hip-hop soul," Blige has...

The Artside: Events benefit arts venues, others

...Midtown Market's First Thursday event. Author Tom Robertson will sign copies of his book, Raising Sherman, and singer/songwriter Chris Hardy will perform his original works. The featured charity is Augusta University Foundation.? The 11th...

The right word makes all the difference

...years ago, for instance, someone coined the term "gulf and western" to describe the laid-back musical style of singer-songwriter Jimmy Buffett, the star of beaches, margaritas and flip-flops everywhere.It's a pun off of "country and...

Music by Turner: Hear Billy Joel hits at tribute show

...Allentown, Pressure and many other surprises.Santoro and his band will also perform songs from some other great singer-songwriters including Elton John and Paul McCartney. It will be a night that will make you want to sing along, which Santaro...

Ramblin' Rhodes: Georgia Music Hall of Fame's Royal had unique voice

...TV appearances on youtube, Royal will be out there for us to enjoy. TONY ARATA AT GEORGIA SOUTHERN UNIVERSITY. Singer-songwriter Tony Arata, best known for writing Garth Brooks' massive hit The Dance, will return to his alma mater to perform...

Westobou Festival rounds up art, music, more

...the filmmaker are $45.ON THURSDAY, OCT. 1, singer-songwriter and producer Ben Folds joins Symphony Orchestra...one-woman show at Imperial Theatre.McKay is a singer-songwriter whose style is a mix of jazz and mid-century pop...

Country singer Miranda Lambert relates to women through music

...Lambert is up for four 2015 CMAs in November and has become one of Nashville's most decorated female artists.Singer-songwriter Clare Dunn will be opening for Lambert in Augusta and was named one of 2015's Next Big Things by MusicRow Magazine...