Quick notes on music happenings in the area and nearby
In its sixth year, organizers are saying the 2015 Briar Patch lineup is going to be one of the best the event has ever had while some classic rockers get the Wild Adventures concert series under way and tickets go on sale for the Gulf Coast Jam.
Kevin Dawkins of Cut N Run named Friday JAM poll favorite bassist
When Cut N Run bassist and area music scene fixture Kevin Dawkins found out he had been chosen as Albany’s favorite bass player in the recent Friday JAM music polls, he was overwhelmed that his lifelong passion had made such an impact on local fans and music lovers.
Herald’s Friday JAM Poll favorite has a long love affair with drumming
Herald Friday Jam favorite Tim Davis started his musical career young, and he’s vowed to keep playing drums as long as he can hold sticks.
The trio of events kicks off with a presentation tonight
Albany’s Thronateeska Heritage Center is bringing treasures of the past alive through a series of presentations and lectures today, Saturday and April 2 that focus on gold mining, underwater treasure hunting and archaeology.
FILM COMMENTARY: Is Liam Neeson Slowing Down?
Neeson plays retired mob enforcer Jimmy “Gravedigger” Conlon, a man haunted by the faces of those he killed at the behest of former boss and best friend Shawn Maguire (Ed Harris).
THE OLD ROCKER: Leesburg, Dawson natives connected by special date
March 16 had a major impact on the careers of two major local rock ‘n’ roll stars.
Valdosta theme park one of the South’s favorite destinations
New rides, attractions and animals are among the highlights of the just reopened Wild Adventures Theme Park in Valdosta.
Former NFL star Phillip Daniels speaks at the Albany event
The Boys and Girls Club of Albany hosted its 28th annual steak and burger dinner at the Darton State College arena Thurday.
Free identification and appraisals offered at the show
The Southwest Georgia Coin Club of Albany hosts its 8th annual coin show at the Knights of Columbus Hall.
Country superstar brings his latest tour to Tallahassee's Donald L. Tucker Civic Center
Eric Church will bring his high-energy Outsiders tour to north Florida Thursday.
Chris Lodge loves making music
While he isn’t ready to hang up his axe just yet, Dog Head guitarist Chris Lodge would be totally at peace if his legacy in music was that of a producer, which in his eyes is a role that allows him to feed the same creative spirit that first propelled him to pick up a guitar.
Former Doiugherty DA takes the heat for needy students
All proceeds from the roast will go to benefit Albany Tech students in need of financial assistance through the Albany Tech Foundation. joel wernick, chris cohilas, jeff sinyard, gregory edwards,
Fifth annual event to help raise funds for Cancer Coalition of South Georgia
The event will have several and acts on stage, events on the grounds well as wing contests in the pavilion area. About 12,000 people are expected to attend, said Event Director Rick Schneider.
'Which Way There' is the Department of Theater, Communication and Media Arts' initial effort at film-making
Georgia Southwestern State University’s Department of Theater, Communication and Media Arts is training crews for Georgia’s growing film industry
FILM COMMENTARY: At its heart, 'Focus' is a romance set against the backdrop of the heist
Where the film runs afoul is its inability to stay focused on just what story it’s trying to tell. In exploring too many genres, it sacrifices elements of the whole to satisfy individual story lines.