James Brown | The Augusta Chronicle

...renaming of 9th Street to James Brown Boulevard in 1993, and a life-size statue of the singer installed on Broad Street in May 2005. A biopic featuring the singer made its world premier on July 21, 2014, with an Augusta premier on July 24 and a...

Around the block

Augusta Regional Airport is looking for local area musicians, theater groups and singers to perform for the Regional Airport Holiday Series.The airport is scheduling performances to entertain passengers as they travel...

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

...Armstrong, Fats 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

...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...Sports Illustrated cover model Hannah Davis; and Paul Simon's singer-songwriter wife, Edie Brickell.

Artists announced for 2016 Winter Jam

...annual 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...

Jill Scott to perform at Bell Auditorium Dec. 6

Three-time Grammy-award-winning singer and songwriter Jill Scott will take the stage Dec. 6 at The Bell Auditorium in Augusta.Scott has performed at the White House...

Bobbi Brown's nurse was imposter

...was impersonating a nurse and faces charges, police said, the latest offshoot following the death of the only daughter of singers Bobby Brown and the late Whitney Houston.The 22-year-old Brown died July 26, six months after she was found face-down...

Bobbi Brown nurse caught before

...landing a job at the suburban Atlanta hospice where she was in charge of caring for Brown, the 22-year-old daughter of singers Bobby Brown and the late Whitney Houston. Bobbi Kristina died July 26 at Peachtree Christian Hospice in Duluth, Georgia...

Ramblin' Rhodes: 45 years of columns make for some notable quotes

...congratulations and all that. I told one well-known female singer, 'It's pretty sorry when it takes a No. 1 record to...that Conway Twitty and Johnny Cash weren't rock 'n' roll singers. We were confused." BILL ANDERSON at the Grand Ole Opry's...

Ramblin' Rhodes: Lambert's Pink Guitars tour is showcase for women

For many decades, female country singers were relegated to only being the opening acts for male country music stars.Kitty Wells was one of the first to break that mold...