Most characters in 'Get On Up' played real role in James Brown's life

...and Jimmy Nolen ? did exist in Brown's bands. So did another backup vocalist, Yvonne Fair, who is depicted in the movie.Many of his other well known backup vocalists in real life, including Lyn Collins and Martha High, were left out of...

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...

Ramblin' Rhodes: Hensley and the Red Hots ready to rock 'n' roll again

...Augusta to perform at the Old Medical College of Georgia building at Sixth and Telfair streets. BY THE 1960S, Hensley was lead vocalist with another popular band called The Celestials that toured the eastern United States and was the house band for the Whisk-A-Go-Go...

John Doyle to perform Irish, bluegrass, more

Grammy-nominated guitarist and vocalist John Doyle will perform Irish, bluegrass, Americana and folk music at 8 p.m. Friday, July 11, at Fat Man's Mill Cafe...

Tickets for Jake Owen concert go on sale Friday

Tickets go on sale Friday for country vocalist Jake Owen's concert at James Brown Arena in September.Tickets will be available at the arena box office at 10 a.m. Friday...

Amen Corner: Travis McNeal

...Warren Baptist Church, but today he will direct more than 150 vocalists in Augusta Christmas Gift at 4:30 and 7 p.m. at Bell...SHOW: The free concert features a combined choir including vocalists from Warren Baptist, Macedonia Baptist and Oasis de Benedicion...

Your Faith
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...

Things to Do
Amphitheater to be site of musical worship

An 11-member ensemble, including four vocalists, a flutist, acoustical guitarist and organist, will lead an upbeat worship event at 8 p.m. Friday at Riverwalk Augusta's...

Things to Do
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...

Artists return for 4th Juilliard in Aiken

Nearly 40 performers, including dancers, percussionists, organists, vocalists and pianists are scheduled to perform this coming week during the fourth annual Juilliard in Aiken.The partnership came through...