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...

Swanee Quintet's Percy Griffin dies at 73

...group. "He was always humming or singing."Griffin told The Chronicle in 2006 that all he ever wanted to do was be a gospel singer. He started singing gospel as a teen in Virginia and eventually got a gig at 23 with the Swanee Quintet, for which an Augusta...

Russian skater Adelina Sotnikova on the comeback trail

...was unable to perform last season due to injury. Set to the passionate and mournful song Je suis malade by Belgian-Canadian singer Lara Fabian, it has caught the Olympic champion's imagination. "You can't skate to it without feeling the emotions...

Singer-songwriter Ben Folds performing with Symphony Orchestra Augusta

Multi-platinum singer-songwriter Ben Folds will perform at Riverwalk Augusta's Jessye Norman Amphitheater with Symphony Orchestra Augusta.The Oct...

Percy Griffin Sr.

Gospel Singer and Elliott SonsAUGUSTA, Ga. - Percy E. Griffin, Sr. entered into...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...

Percy Griffin Sr.

...St. Joseph Candler Medical Center in Savannah. Percy was the lead singer for the Swanee Quintet Gospel Group for 54 years. He also worked...prior to the homegoing service. Interment will be private. Gospel Singer and Elliott Sons

A Joyful Noise: John Waller

...Baptist Church of North Augusta, 625 Georgia Ave.COST: Free; love offering will be takenABOUT THE MUSICIAN: Waller is a singer-songwriter dedicated to using his talent to inspire, educate and uplift Christians. His songs reflect living a God-centered...

Beatles' only Georgia show took place half a century ago in Atlanta

...McCartney was asked if he was engaged to British starlet and singer Jane Asher. He replied that he had heard that so much he was...was being called a "bahs-tard" by the bigger-than-life singer-songwriter.It's amazing to think that half a century has...

Relative walks out of service for Bobbi Kristina Brown

ALPHARETTA, Ga. - The tensions between the families of the late Whitney Houston and her ex-husband, R&B singer Bobby Brown, erupted Saturday during a memorial for their daughter, Bobbi Kristina.Bobbi Kristina, who dreamed of growing...

Power 107 bash brings in artists K. Michelle, Future

In June, singer, songwriter and television personality K. Michelle put her feud with...beginning."Also performing at the Power 107 Birthday Bash will be Atlanta singer-rapper Future.Future's connection to Southern hip-hop began with...