Augusta native Sharon Jones and her soul band the Dap-Kings will perform at the 2011 Westabou Festival on Oct. 7 at the Old Richmond Academy Building on Telfair Street.
The organizers of Westobou are to be commended for their efforts to bring quality music to Augusta. Ned R. Murray, Augusta
KUDOS TO THE Westobou Festival organizers for their work in setting up events at a variety of venues.
A 23-year-old North Augusta man told police he was stabbed after a basketball game Sunday afternoon at Summerville Park in North Augusta.
The Blind Boys of Alabama, a five-time Grammy Award winning gospel group, will perform at 7 tonight at the Grover C. Maxwell Performing Arts Theatre at Augusta State University, 2500 Walton Way.
Rhonda Vincent and the Rage will perform at 7:30 p.m. tonight at the Imperial Theatre.
Calendar of events going on during the 10-day Westobou Festival.
Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit will perform with The Shaun Piazza Band at Sky City on Saturday.
LUNCH AND LEARN WITH PHILLIP BROOKMAN: Discussion with author and filmmaker; 12:30 p.m., Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art, 506 Telfair St
JASON ISBELL & THE 400 UNIT, THE SHAUN PIAZZA BAND: Doors 8, music 10 p.m. Sept. 12, Sky City, 1157 Broad St.; $10; www.skycityaugusta.com