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Concert featuring Southern Crescent Chorale to benefit Children’s Village at Christian City

Concert featuring Southern Crescent Chorale to benefit Children’s Village at Christian City

The Southern Crescent Chorale under the direction of Janice Folsom is proud to present their sixth annual benefit concert on Sat., March 27 at 7 p.m. at the Southwest Christian Church in East Point, Ga. The concert will benefit The Children’s Village at Christian City. The Woodward Academy Choirs will join the SCC for an evening of outstanding choral music. Each choir will perform a short concert alone and at the conclusion of the concert, all choirs will join forces to perform three pieces for a grand finale. Read More»

Florida band plays in fundraiser for Sams School

It promises to be a unique blend of original jazz and rock April 10 at the Wyndham in Peachtree City as a Florida-based group of air traffic controllers known as Aire Traffic takes to the stage to benefit the upcoming 6th Annual Race for Riley fundraiser. Proceeds go to the Joseph Sams School in Fayetteville.
Band member David Blumberg said the Race for Riley event will mark the band’s first trip to Georgia.

The doors open at 6 p.m. and the music starts at 7 p.m. A silent auction will be held before the music starts and again at intermission. Read More»

NCTC presents 'Death of a Salesman'

Uncle Billy (Peter Poulos), Willy (Sam Gentry), Linda (Dawn Campion), Biff (Levi Gentry), and Happy (Spencer Jordan) in a scene from NCTC’s production of “Death of a Salesman.” Photo/Chaz Ferguson.

American playwright Arthur Miller’s tragedy, “Death of a Salesman,” continues its performance at Newnan Community Theatre Company March 25, 27 and 28, and April 2, 3 and 4. Read More»

Legal Eyed Drive CD release party tomorrow night at The Alamo

Legal Eyed Drive

Local indie recording artists Legal Eyed Drive will be holding a CD release party for their self-titled debut album at 8 p.m. tomorrow (March 19) at The Alamo in Newnan, Ga.

The band has been playing a limited schedule of selected venues to prepare for the recording of their first release. They have frequently played at local establishments in and around the Atlanta area. Band members include lead vocalist/guitarist/ songwriter- Ken Luellen, drummer- Phillip Neill, acoustic rhythm guitarist- Max Haygood, bassist- Steve Salamanca, and guitarist/ background vocalist- Chad Alexander. Read More»

Schubert piano trios and guitar duo perform at Spivey Hall this weekend

Franz Schubert’s Piano Trios and the Assad guitar duo will be featured this coming weekend at Clayton State University’s world-famous Spivey Hall.

On Saturday, Mar. 20, David Finckel (cello), Wu Han (piano) and Philip Setzer (violin) will play the Schubert Piano Trios in an 8:15 p.m. concert, preceded by a 7:15 p.m. pre-concert talk. Read More»

Time change for Saturday's handbell concert

The starting time for Saturday’s Handbell Festival Concert at Peachtree City United Methodist Church has been changed to 3:30 p.m., 30 minutes earlier than the originally published time of 4 p.m.

This special concert features 14 handbell choirs from United Methodist churches throughout the state of Georgia, all performing together under the direction of Arnold Sherman, composer, arranger and director. Read More»

Southern Crescent Symphony, Irish group and vocalist take stage at Spivey Hall this weekend

Clayton State University’s world-famous Spivey Hall will welcome the Southern Crescent Symphony on Friday, Mar. 12 to start off a weekend of music on the Clayton State campus.

Following the local performers on Saturday and Sunday will be Spivey Hall debuts by an Irish musical aggregation and Canadian bass-baritone Gerald Finley. Read More»

Clayton State Opera features women of the Bible

In conjunction with Clayton State University’s celebration of Women’s History Month, Clayton State Opera presents: “Eve and Her Daughters: Opera and Women of the Bible,” an evening of opera focusing on women from the Bible, featuring a cast of Clayton State University students directed by Dr. Kurt-Alexander Zeller, Clayton State’s director of Opera and vocal Studies, and accompanied by an orchestra under the baton of Clayton State Director of Choral Activities Dr. Shaun Amos. Read More»

Spotlight shows at 'The Fred' announced

Music fans are in for a treat with four more concerts to choose from the summer schedule at the Frederick Brown Jr. Amphitheater.

“The spotlight concerts represent a variety of musical genres and help to round out our season for 2010” said Nancy Price, manager of The Fred. “We are excited to offer everything from rock and beach music to N.Y. and Las Vegas shows which will be a first for our venue. We truly have something for everyone.” Read More»

The Villages gets web-based ticketing system for 2010

This year, the Villages Amphitheater enters the modern age with a new, web-based ticketing system to assist with and enhance box office sales.

Officially launched on February 24, the new system allows users to view and purchase any available seats for the 2010 Summer Concert Series directly from the villagesamphitheater.com website. Beginning March 10, users will also be able to view and purchase seats to any individual show in the series. Read More»