Symphony to perform country hits tonight

...The concert is part of the University Health Care System Pops! at the Bell series.For the country music-theme show, vocalists and Symphony Orchestra Augusta musicians will perform classic hits of more than 20 legendary artists including Johnny Cash...

Ramblin' Rhodes: Unstoppable Lawson to open Southern Soul & Song series

One of the world's greatest mandolin players and bluegrass music vocalists, Doyle Lawson, returns to Augusta this weekend with his band Quicksilver.Lawson kicks off the 2014-2015 season of the Morris...

Sharon Jones lays claim to Brown's performing legacy

...David Letterman or Jimmy Fallon the week before.According to many music sources, there is no large touring band with backup vocalists and a horn and rhythm section that comes as close to James Brown and his Soul Generals as does Jones and her band, The Dap...

6 String Drag is still rooted in rock 'n' roll

...placing the band in the same company as Madonna, John Carpenter and Steven Wilson. In a recent interview, 6 String Drag vocalist Kenny Roby expressed his enthusiasm for the recognition."It's nice to be welcomed back." he said. "If you take a 15-minute...

Not all 'Messiah' voices heavenly

...know if you can "Handel" Messiah. Take note, bathroom vocalists: the Augusta Choral Society is presenting a singalong on...Julia Fitzpatrick and basses Soren King and Brian Osborne. Vocalists will be spread through the sanctuary, in the choir loft and...

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Back in Debt

Ensconced in a downtown practice space, Debt of Nature -- guitarists and vocalists David Bradberry and Marc Tompkins, drummer Steve Howard and bass player David Newhall -- is working hard to re-create its past...

People in the News

...are by Fra Carnevale or attributed to him. * * * * NEW YORK -- Australian rock band INXS, which has kept going with guest vocalists since Michael Hutchence died in 1997, has enlisted reality TV guru Mark Burnett to help them find a new singer. Burnett's...

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Archie Jordan returns to Metter's sunrise services

Augusta natives Archie Jordan and Claude Harris Jr. will be featured vocalists at the third annual Easter sunrise service held in the gardens of Guido Evangelistic Association in Metter, Ga. The program begins...

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Augusta has had deep pool of country talent

Some of the best country music in recent decades in Augusta has been made by female vocalists either singing with or fronting local bands. The most famous to come out of Augusta would have to be Brenda Lee, who was Brenda...

Sequence 8: One of Augusta's best kept secrets

...together through the years, said Marcus Parks, one of the vocalists in Sequence 8. "We were more successful overseas than in...said, in preparation for the reunion show. Original lead vocalist Tony Williams will also be on hand. "We've never truly...

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