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HAHIRA — Everyone went away happy at the Suwannee Riverkeeper Songwriting Contest. The finalists got prizes, and the audience was impressed with the songs played and with the headliner. The audience was also impressed that one contestant, who couldn’t come due to the virus pandemic, was proj…

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Singer-songwriter Justin Townes Earle has died, according to a Sunday announcement from his representatives. He is the son of country rocker Steve Earle.

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Country music superstar and four-time Entertainer of the Year Luke Bryan debuted his seventh studio album “Born Here Live Here Die Here” at No. 1 on Billboard’s Top Country Albums chart this week, making it his sixth consecutive appearance in the top position. The album al…

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Country music superstar and four-time Entertainer of the Year Luke Bryan and multi platinum-selling Grammy award winner and Opry member Darius Rucker performed together for the Grand Ole Opry’s 4,937th consecutive Saturday night broadcast.

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ATLANTA — As billboards and a variety of grassroots promotions continue across the state, the Georgia Safety Promise public-private partnership, in conjunction with the Georgia Department of Economic Development, has announced that more than 1,000 Georgia businesses, local authorities and of…

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This is the story about Tripp and Gabriela, who were married on Aug. 2, 2019, in Tulum, Mexico. Tripp has always been like a brother to my son, Levi, instead of a cousin. Tripp asked Levi and my husband, Connell, to play at their wedding.

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Circle is celebrating the career of country music superstar and four-time Entertainer of the Year Luke Bryan on Aug. 19 with a network takeover called “Luke Bryan Lives Here.” It follows the Aug. 7 release of his new “Born Here Live Here Die Here” album, which includes his…

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Four-time Entertainer of the Year Luke Bryan kicked off his album release day for “Born Here Live Here Die Here” with a performance on the 2020 Summer Citi Music Series on “Today” Friday, premiering a new music video for the album’s title track.

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ALBANY — By all standards of measure the “virtual” Knobby Knees Music Festival, held June 28 in the Q-102 radio studio inside Pretoria Fields Brewery due to concerns related to the coronavirus, was a rousing success.

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ALBANY — Gordon Rogers is not going to look this Knobby Knees gift horse in the mouth.

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Four-time Entertainer of the Year Luke Bryan, who enjoys performing on tour for millions of fans every year, announced that his “Proud To Be Right Here Tour” will be rescheduled to 2021 out of an abundance of caution for the safety and health of his fans. The new 2021 date…

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ALBANY — Call it “virtual Knobby Knees,” the pandemic-inspired on-air/online version of the music festival that is one of the primary fundraisers for the Flint Riverkeeper conservation group.

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ALBANY — When the reality of the coronavirus pandemic settled in, impacting all aspects of life, officials with the Flint Riverkeeper conservation organization realized they too would be impacted in a significant way.

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Because of concerns over the coronavirus, the annual Flint Riverkeeper Knobby Knees Music Festival will be broadcast live on local radio station WPFQ (102.1 FM) Sunday from 5-11 p.m. The festival lineup includes:

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British singer Vera Lynn, whose sentimental ballads during World War II provided the soundtrack for the Allied war effort, has died at the age of 103, according to a statement from the Dame Vera Lynn Children's Charity on Thursday.

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PUTNEY -- Here's another chapter of our song lyrics and photos challenge. Tara Dyer Stoyle took this photo during a visit to Putney and was reminded of the words of Jason Isbell's "Cover Me Up:" Girl leave your boots by the bed, we ain't leaving this room, 'Til someone needs medical help or …

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Four-time Entertainer of the Year Luke Bryan delivered a new digital song and video for his fans this week, “Build Me A Daddy,” from his forth-coming seventh studio album, “Born Here Live Here Die Here,” out Aug. 7.

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The Albany Herald recently asked readers to share their photos and song lyrics they might relate to, and Cater Donaldson took us up on the challenge. Following are two photos with corresponding lyrics selected by Donaldson. First is the Temptations’ “I Wish It Would Rain”: So day after day I…

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ALBANY — If you like to take photographs and you’re a music lover as well, here’s a new challenge for you.

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ATLANTA — Traditionally hosted at the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, the seventh annual “Gretsch Presents Georgia On My Mind” concert benefiting the Georgia Music Foundation will reach a global audience this year with an online musical event May 26 at 8 p.m., hosted by Amy Ray of the Indigo …

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Country music superstar and four-time Entertainer of the Year Luke Bryan claimed the No. 1 spot on the Billboard Country Airplay and Mediabase charts this week with “What She Wants Tonight.” The song becomes the 24th career No. 1 single for the Leesburg native.

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ALBANY — Attorney Phil Cannon, one of the “founding fathers” of Albany’s annual Downtown Street Festival, offered a sound reason for what was shaping up to be a well-attended event on Pine Avenue in the heart of the city’s downtown district Saturday.

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CUTHBERT — Andrew College will host its third annual Arts Around the Square Festival on March 21, from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. in historic downtown Cuthbert. Attendees will experience art, theater, music and more. Regional musicians and artists will be on site.

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TIFTON – The air at Tifton’s Fullwood Park will begin to fill with the scent of hardwood smoke and music Friday as the annual Rhythm & Ribs BBQ Festival gets underway. A kick-off party, featuring music by Daniel Parrish and The Pine Box Dwellers, will begin at 6 p.m.

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ATLANTA -- The Fox Theatre is one of the city's historical gems. Since the 1920s it has been a showplace for film and live entertainment. Continuing the tradition, the unforgettable Fox will host legendary guitarist Joe Bonamassa Friday and Saturday. During his two-night stay at the Fox, the…

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ADEL — A still not-quite believing Travis Page, the lead guitarist and co-namesake of the Adel-based Page Brothers Band, called it a “miracle.” Brandon Southerland, a salesman at the Cook County Ford dealership, called it “my favorite and most special sale.”

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TIFTON – Elegant European music from the Baroque and Romantic periods will fill the Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College Chapel of all Faiths at 7 p.m. on March 3 when ABAC presents the First Tuesday Concert.

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Country music superstar Luke Bryan revealed the cover and track listing of his “Born Here, Live Here, Die Here” album Friday with first looks from Entertainment Weekly and People magazine. The album’s title track is available now to fans eager to hear more new music from t…

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TIFTON — A unique blend of traditional brass instruments and percussion will be on display at the historic Tift Theatre in downtown Tifton on March 5 at 7 p.m. when the ABAC Presents! Performing Arts Series features the Dallas Brass.

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ALBANY — An old friend will be at the helm when the Albany Chorale presents “The Gift of Love” concert at 7 p.m. on Feb. 13 at Porterfield United Methodist Church.

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Grammy night 2020 was a bittersweet night of artistic celebration and tribute to the loss of a great human being and legendary athlete, Kobe Bryant. Grammy nominee Lizzo opened her performance in a beautiful, rhinestone gown made for her by Christian Siriano ready to entertain. First, she pa…

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