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Covenant Concert Series presents Organist Adam Brakel

Covenant Presbyterian Church / 3131 Walton Way / Augusta, GA 30909
Acclaimed organist Adam Brakel will perform works by Johann Sebastian Bach, Cesar Franck, along with Charles-Marie Widor's Symphony V for Organ, Dudley Beck's Variations on the Star Spangled Banner and Dick Hyman's Variations on Shenandoah.

Lyn Patterson, Music Director and Organist
706-733-0513



Willie Nelson and Alison Krauss & Union Station

James Brown Arena / 601 7th St / Augusta, GA
Tickets on sale now!

Music legends and Grammy Award winning artists Willie Nelson and Alison Krauss & Union Station Featuring Jerry Douglas will be touring together throughout the spring and summer. The 35 city U.S. tour will make a stop at the James Brown Arena in Augusta, GA on Sunday, May 18. The Devil Makes Three will also be appearing.

http://www.augustaentertainmentcomplex.com


Papa Joe’s Banjo-B-Que & Bluegrass Festival

Evans Towne Center / 7016 Evans Town Center Dr. / Evans, GA
Our 4th annual event returns to the Evans Towne Center over Memorial Day Weekend, May 24 & 25! We’ll have some of the best bluegrass music you can find, finger-lickin’ barbecue, a large selection of craft beer, a petting zoo, pig races, a fun playground and so much more.

Our 2013 music schedule is as follows:

Friday – Gates Open at 5:00p
5:15p – Seven Handle Circus
6:30p – The Whiskey Gentry
8:00p – Chatham County Line
9:30p – Carolina Chocolate Drops

Saturday – Gates Open at Noon
Saloon Stage
4:15p – Sibling String
5:30p – The Ramblin’ Fevers
7:00p – The Little Roy & Lizzy Show
8:55p – The Brothers Comatose

Saturday – Main Stage
12:45p – The Ramblin’ Fevers
1:50p – The Little Roy & Lizzy Show
3:15p – The Brothers Comatose
4:45p – BBQ Awards
6:00p – The Steeldrivers
7:40p – Jerry Douglas Band
9:35p – Trampled by Turtles

In addition to our fantastic bluegrass artists, we are proud to once again feature a Kansas City Barbecue Society sanctioned event where pit cookers from across the country will compete for $40,000 in prize money. On Friday night our popular “for bragging rights” steak cook-off competition as well as a fun Kids Cook-Off is back.

Tickets for the 4th annual Papa Joe’s Banjo-B-Que & Bluegrass Festival are on sale now at www.banjobque.com, A.B. Beverage in Evans & Aiken, Communigraphics & Fireside Outdoor Kitchens & Grills. Weekend passes are just $30, Friday only tickets are $15 and a Saturday only pass is $20.

Kids 12 and under are free and a $5 discount is offered to anyone showing military ID and all active law enforcement. Make sure to get yours tickets now and join us at Evans Towne Center in Evans, GA this Memorial Day Weekend, May 24 & 25 for Papa Joe’s Banjo-B-Que & Bluegrass Festival.

Banjo-B-Que was created in 2010 to honor Joe Pond, bringing together his favorite things – authentic bluegrass music, fresh cooked barbecue and a fun atmosphere for the entire family. All proceeds benefit the Joseph R. Pond Memorial Foundation. To learn more about Papa Joe, the artists playing at this year’s event and all the details you need about Banjo-B-Que visit us online at www.banjobque.com.

www.banjobque.com


Blues, Brews & BBQ

Columbia County Amphitheater / 7022 Faircloth Dr / Evans, GA 30809
A springtime staple event, this series offers blue/country music concerts while enjoying local BBQ & Brews in an intimate outdoor setting.

http://www.columbiacountyga.gov/