Music and video streaming service Apple Music has launched a new artist discovery program in Africa called Africa Rising.
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…
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.
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.
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:
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.
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 …
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.
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…
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 …
ALBANY – It wasn’t the biggest stage he’s ever played on, but Albany hometown music hero Phillip Phillips’ intimate, live-from-home streaming concert event on May 7 had a big impact, raising $55,555 to help support front line medical heroes battling COVID-19 in southwest Georgia. The worldwi…
The guitar that Kurt Cobain played during his 1993 "MTV Unplugged" performance is expected to sell at auction next month for at least $1 million.
ALBANY – One of Albany’s hometown music heroes is picking up his guitar to help support the front line medical heroes battling COVID-19 in southwest Georgia. Worldwide recording star and “American Idol” winner Phillip Phillips announced an upcoming live stream event scheduled for Thursday at…
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.
TULLAMORE, IRELAND — JigJam, an award-winning quartet from the heart of the midlands in Ireland, will perform at Americus’ Rylander Theatre on April 3 at 8 p.m.
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.
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.
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.
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…
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.”
VALDOSTA – Wild Adventures Theme Park here announced its 2020 All-Star Concert and Special Events lineup recently, presenting a schedule packed with family fun and performances from award-winning acts.
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.
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…
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.
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.
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…
ALBANY -- For the second time in less than a year, country star Travis Tritt drew a packed audience to the Albany Municipal Auditorium Thursday, giving event sponsor Spectra -- and Albany -- another big win to kick off 2020.
THOMASVILLE — Trinity Anglican Church will host a United Adoration Songwriting Retreat Feb. 21-22, featuring Rachel Wilhelm, director of worship arts and artist in residence at Redeemer Anglican Church in Atlanta.
ALBANY – The Pink Floyd Laser Spectacular is set to make a stop at the Albany Municipal Auditorium March 13, officials with Spectra Entertainment announced Tuesday.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Since wrapping up the last 10 years as the “Most Heard Artist of the Decade,” as named by Country Aircheck, Luke Bryan now looks ahead to 2020 and announces plans for a new studio album and a 2020 tour.
ALBANY — Renaissance Connection Inc. presents “Jazzin the Quarters: The Winter Edition” featuring the Emmanuel “Chops” Smith Quartet of Atlanta. This event will be held at the Chehaw Park Creekside Center in Albany on Jan. 26. The event will feature a night filled with live jazz, a live art …
TIFTON — Like a soft rain in the springtime, the smooth sounds of the Dave Potter Jazz Quartet will fill the interior of the Chapel of All Faiths at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College at 7 p.m. on Feb. 4 when ABAC presents its First Tuesday Concert.
ALBANY – Big Spring Entertainment will present country and gospel music singer Josh Turner live in concert on March 5 at the Albany Municipal Auditorium.
TIFTON — If you like the music of Tom Petty, you will love the Southern Accents’ show titled “The Ultimate Tom Petty Experience” on Jan. 30 at 7:30 p.m. at the historic Tift Theatre in downtown Tifton.
ALBANY — Officials with Spectra Entertainment have been building for just this moment. By bringing one well-received — and mostly sell-out — show after another to the Albany Municipal Auditorium, Spectra and Flint River Entertainment Complex General Manager Josh Small have made it clear that…
BAINBRIDGE — Classically trained veteran performers will combine an awesome sound with side-splitting comedy on Jan. 16 when the Carter Arts and Lecture Series at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College Bainbridge features Three Redneck Tenors.
ALBANY — Original Freedom Singer Rutha Mae Harris is being celebrated Jan. 10 at Albany’s Monroe Comprehensive High School at 7:30 p.m. The event is being held in the Rutha Mae Harris Performing Arts Theater at the school.
ALBANY -- Popular Albany band BoDean & the Poachers, who released their latest single -- "Camping in the Winter Time" -- on New Year's Eve, helped kick off a musical new year with shows Tuesday at Merry Acres' Manor House Pub and later at the Oglethorpe Lounge.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Tallahassee’s Downtown Improvement Authority is hosting a free New Year’s Eve event Tuesday in Cascades Park. The event is being presented by Visit Tallahassee, a division of Leon County.