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Albany Area Coming Up Calendar - July 30-Aug. 5, 2014

The following is a list of events happening in the area this week.

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Kendrick Brothers wrap principal photography on their new movie

Title, release date to be announced on new Kendrick Brothers film

The Kendricks’ fifth film is their first project independent of Sherwood Pictures, the movie ministry of Sherwood Baptist Church in Albany, where the brothers are associate pastors.

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Phillip Phillips performs before a nearly sold-out crowd at Chastain Park | PHOTOS

The concert was part of his tour with O.A.R. to promote his album, “behind the Light.”

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BARRY LEVINE: Sam Cooke a success even after death

THE OLD ROCKER: Sam Cooke among the greatest of all time

Of all the great rock ‘n’ rollers whose career began during the 1950s, one who has slipped under the radar is Sam Cooke.

FRIDAY JAM: Big Pine festival lineup announced

More than 40 bands are scheduled to play at the Oct. 24-25 Big Pine Music Festival in Albany.

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FRIDAY JAM: Anderson, Carter among 41 acts at Big Pine Music Festival

Up-and-comers join legends for two-day festival at Albany's Exchange Club Fairgrounds

John Anderson and Clarence Carter are the biggest names scheduled to perform at the Big Pine Music Festival in Albany Oct. 24-25.

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FRIDAY JAM: Power Up Games/CD Xchange hosts local bands

Power Up Games/CD Xchange hosts live music once a month

Local musicians now have an added way of bringing their tunes to the masses thanks to a new concert series.

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BARRY LEVINE: A rock quiz before schools reopen

OPINION: How well do you know your rock ‘n’ roll?

If you get all 10 of these multiple-choice questions correct, ask your guidance counsellor to place you in a rock ‘n’ roll honors class.

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FRIDAY JAM: Local hip-hop favorites headline WeRThe229 Tour

SwishaMan Slim, Phlame, Young Lino part of multi-city tour

Local musical artists, models and fashion designers are all part of the multimedia WeRThe229 Tour.

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FRIDAY JAM: Official ‘WeRThe229 Tour Mixtape’ more than hip-hop cliche

Southwest Georgia artists have something to say on ‘WeRThe229’

A mixtape produced to promote the “WeRThe229 Tour” is more than a party album.

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FRIDAY JAM: Michael Allman embraces musical heritage, brings southern rock soul to south Georgia

Michael Allman Band to play Hasan Shriners BBQ Cookoff in Ashburn

Allman’s mother and the future rock star never married, and the couple’s only son together spent the first few years of his life not realizing he came from such a famous lineage.

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Top TV police dramas of all time

Here’s a list of our favorite 12 police dramas in the order in which they first appeared.

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FRIDAY JAM: Early-bird Big Pine Music Festival tickets on sale Monday

Two-day fest planned at Albany’s Exchange Club Fairgrounds

The inaugural Big Pine Music Festival is planned for the Exchange Club Fairgrounds in Albany Oct. 24-25.

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FRIDAY JAM: Travis Tritt to rock Darton State College

Darton State College welcomes Travis Tritt next Friday

Country music legend Travis Tritt will be rocking crowds at Darton State College’s Cavalier Arena next Friday night in support of the Darton Foundation.

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Garth Brooks announces country music comeback with world tour, digital downloads

Country music star Garth Brooks said on Thursday he was coming out of recording retirement and will release new music for the first time in more than decade.