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ALBANY – Albany State University officials announced Wednesday that the university’s homecoming concert on Oct. 8 will feature Charlie Wilson, Salt-N-Pepa, Lenny Williams, and comedian MC Lightfoot at the Flint River Entertainment Complex’s Albany Civic Center. Doors will open at 7 p.m., and…

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Stacker compiled a list of 25 songs inspired by movies, drawing from lyrics, magazine and newspaper articles, fan sites, album liner notes, historical accounts, social media, and film archives.

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SAN FRANCISCO — Metal super group Metallica has announced details of its massive 40th birthday celebration: The band will mark this milestone by inviting the worldwide Metallica Family to join them in their hometown of San Francisco for two unique live shows featuring two different set lists…

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EDITOR’S NOTE: Final in a five-part series about Albany rock and roll guitarist Phil Facchini, who in his career has brushed up against, been a part of and suffered the harsh realities of the rock and roll lifestyle.

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EDITOR’S NOTE: Fourth in a five-part series about Albany rock and roll guitarist Phil Facchini, who in his career has brushed up against, been a part of and suffered the harsh realities of the rock and roll lifestyle.

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Fishbrain (www.fishbrain.com), the world’s most popular fishing app, asked its community of 8 million U.S. users which songs and artists they played most regularly when fishing and which songs brought them the most success.

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ALBANY — Lingering concerns over the coronavirus left a precious few seats at Porterfield Memorial United Methodist Church empty Sunday during the church’s presentation of “Liberty 2021: The Dream Goes On,” but it was only a few.

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The official trailer for the IMDb TV Original “Luke Bryan: My Dirt Road Diary” is available now. The five-part docuseries follows five-time Entertainer of the Year Luke Bryan as he experiences the ups, downs, triumphs, and tragedies along the road to unprecedented success.

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ALBANY — Porterfield Memorial United Methodist Church Director of Music and Communications Mike Keeley’s put together enough of the now annual “Liberty” celebrations, held each year as part of the church’s recognition of American Independence, he could (literally and figuratively) do it in h…

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ROCKY MOUNT, Va. — History was made recently when Orion Gregory Allman made his stage debut, playing a Hammond B3 organ just like his grandfather, and late Allman Brothers Band co-founder, Gregg Allman.

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EDITOR’S NOTE: Third in a five-part series about Albany rock and roll guitarist Phil Facchini, who in his career has brushed up against, been a part of and suffered the harsh realities of the rock and roll lifestyle.

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ALBANY — Deerfield-Windsor School has announced that music director Josh Chapel has been selected as a quarterfinalist for the 2022 Music Educator Grammy Award. A total of 219 music teachers from 204 cities have been announced as quarterfinalists for the Music Educator Award, presented by th…

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ALBANY -- With bands like Atlanta's Sound Culture performing, the Knobby Knees Festival in downtown Albany Saturday raised funds for and awareness of the work of the Flint Riverkeeper organization. Fans of all ages enjoyed the festival that featured seven musical acts.

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LOS ANGELES — The Allman Betts Band have announced several new dates to their already busy spring and summer touring schedule after hitting the road on May 27. In addition to newly announced shows, the band has announced three special NoCap livestreams. The streams will air on Mondays starti…

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NASHVILLE — As 2021 ACM Entertainer of the Year Luke Bryan gears up to hit the road for his coast-to-coast “Proud To Be Right Here Tour” in July, the rural Georgia native announced recently he is also bringing back his Farm Tour this fall. After a forced hiatus in 2020, he will detour from h…

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ALBANY — Businessman Gilbert Udoto blew his vuvuzela, kids pounded on bongos, Jordan Daniel Roberts performed a funky dance that had to be seen to be believed, and an air of excitement surrounded the Albany Civic Center Wednesday as Udoto made a big entertainment announcement: R&B singer…

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ALBANY — After COVID-19 forced last year’s Flint Riverkeeper fundraiser the Knobby Knees festival to be held as a radio-only event, the festival is returning live on Saturday with a lineup that is sure to relegate the days of sheltering in place and social distancing to unpleasant memory.

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EDITOR’S NOTE: Second in a five-part series about Albany rock and roll guitarist Phil Facchini, who in his career has brushed up against, been a part of and suffered the harsh realities of the rock and roll lifestyle.

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NEW YORK, N.Y. — Songwriter Hall of Fame member Don McLean performed for a sold-out virtual event for United Card Events From Chase, which was moderated by music journalist/author Alan Light, who is a frequent contributor to the New York Times and the Wall Street Journal. The two discussed M…

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NASHVILLE — Due to strong pre-sale ticket demand, 2021 ACM Entertainer of the Year Luke Bryan has added three more show dates — Feb. 23, 25 and 26 — to his recently announced headlining engagement run opening Feb. 11 at The Theatre at Resorts World Las Vegas.

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ALBANY -- Guitarist Phil Facchini, who now plays with the band U-Turn, has spent his life chasing the elusive rock and roll dream. He's played with some of the great names in rock music and is widely acknowledged as one of southwest Georgia's finest musicians. The Albany Herald kicks off a f…

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Willie Spence, who once took the stage as a member of the Georgia 4-H Clovers and Company youth performance group, rose to command one of the most recognizable stages in the world as runner-up for the 2021 “American Idol” season finale on May 23.

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EDITOR’S NOTE: First in a five-part series about Albany rock and roll guitarist Phil Facchini, who in his career has brushed up against, been a part of and suffered the harsh realities of the rock and roll lifestyle.

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ALBANY — There aren’t many people who get to celebrate their birthday with a proclamation read by their hometown mayor declaring the day in their honor.

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ALBANY – The Dwight Yoakam concert at the Albany Civic Center originally scheduled for May 8, 2020 has been rescheduled to July 30. All tickets purchased for the original date will be honored at the new show date. Ticket refunds will be honored until June 12.

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Country music superstar Luke Bryan, along with Concerts West/AEG Presents and Resorts World Las Vegas, has announced dates for his first-ever headlining run of shows in Vegas will begin on Feb. 11, 2022. Bryan is scheduled for six shows that month with more to be announced…

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NASHVILLE— For the past 127 years, Gibson has been synonymous with creating and shaping sound. Gibson is celebrating the iconic models of the Golden Era while leaning into the future with inspiring instruments that nurture new players across generations, and genres of music. Gibson is celebr…

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TIFTON — When the Martin Guitar Co. shipped out five new harp mandolins on Oct. 21, 1899, there was no way to know that 122 years later one of those instruments would have a connection to Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College.

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ALBANY — A short while back, I wrote a column about my plans to update my list of top albums. (I think I wrote “Top 500 albums”), but in checking, my previous attempt (in 2002! wow, talk about time flying) was only a Top 100 albums list, so I may alter it to a more realistic number. 100? 150? 200?

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ALBANY — All you Marshall Tucker Band fans clearing your Aug. 18 plans for the band’s performance at the Albany Municipal Auditorium ... hold onto your cowboy hats.

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ATLANTA — A curated, destination music festival by music lovers, for music lovers, Lost Art Music Festival presented by Cathead Distillery celebrates the Americana fan community through high-energy performances and immersive experiences in a spacious, outdoor environment with strict COVID gu…

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Newly crowned 2021 ACM Entertainer of the Year Luke Bryan, who has performed for more than 12 million fans in his past headline tours, announced recently he will launch his “Proud to Be Right Here” on July 8 in Syracuse, N.Y. Special guests are Dylan Scott, Caylee Hammack …

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. – After six consecutive sold-out events, four-time Entertainer of the Year and "American Idol" judge Luke Bryan, along with CID Presents and On Location, is announcing the return of "Crash My Playa," the entertainer's annual concert vacation.

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Hailed upon its release last year as “vital and comfortable taking new chances” (Rolling Stone) and “cheery, resilient, forever looking forward” (The New Yorker), Paul McCartney’s “McCartney III” is now literally moving into the future in the form of “McCartney III Imagined,” released digita…

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With Broadway theaters shut down during the pandemic, artists are turning to Clubhouse, a buzzy audio app often used for networking and virtual panels, to create free full-length musicals.

Mr. C.W. Hopkins, 90, of Putney, peacefully passed away on Fri…

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