August 3. The Augusta Market- Each Saturday from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at The RiverWalk, 8th Street Plaza.
August 3. Funk You at The Barrell House Live. Visit, www.bigtickets.com.
August 3. Augusta Homegrown Concert featuring Robbie Ducey and Hoppie Vaughan & The Ministers of Soul. Visit, www. millertheateraugusta.com.
August 4. Versatility Project. Candlelight Music Series. Through September, at the Augusta Common with live music from all different kinds of genres.
August 8. Jamey Johnson at Bell Auditorium. The eleven-time Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter is one of only a few people in the history of country music to win two Song of the Year Awards from both the Country Music Association and Academy of Country Music for his songs “Give it Away,” and “In Color.” Visit, www.augustaentertainmentcomplex.com.
August 8. Black Violin. Led by classically trained string players Wil B. (viola) and Kev Marcus (violin). Joining them onstage are DJ SPS & drummer Nat Stokes. The band uses their unique blend of classical & hip-hop music, often described as “classical boom,” to overcome stereotypes & encourage people of all ages, races, & economic backgrounds to join together to break down cultural barriers. Visit, www.millertheateraugusta.com.
August 9. Junior League Presents Ed Turner and Number 9 Rock and Soul Revue. Visit, www.imperialtheatre.com.
August 11. Javonne Jones. Candlelight Music Series at the Augusta Common with live music from all different kinds of genres.
August 16-18. Black Cat Picture Show. Don’t miss Augusta’s Fifth annual international independent film festival. Film artists from all over the world. Visit www.lcnaugusta.com.
August 17. Gatorfest Augusta. An open water swim event in the Savannah River that navigates the waters between the shores of South Carolina and Georgia. Visit, www.localraces.com.
August 17. The Fort Gordon Glow Run 5k lights up the night in a 5k event designed for people of all ages and athletic abilities. Runners and walkers alike are welcome to join in for an evening filled with glow sticks, black lights, and music. Arrive early for the pre-party featuring music, face painting, GLOW ZUMBA and more at Barton Field.
August 17. Corey Smith. Barrelhouse Live. Visit, www.bigtickets.com.
August 17. Beerfest. General Admission Tickets include a tasting glass for unlimited sampling. Food will also be available for purchase.VIP Tickets include entry at 2:00PM, a VIP area with specialty beer & food samples, and a tasting glass for unlimited sampling.Entry into Beerfest is 21 & up only. Visit, www.augustaentertainmentcomplex.com.
August 18. Yesterday’s Dream. Candlelight Music Series at the Augusta Common with live music from all different kinds of genres.
August 23. Drivin N Cryin at The Miller Theater. Visit, www.millertheateraugusta.com.
August 25. GSG featuring Kanela. Candlelight Music Series at the Augusta Common with live music from all different kinds of genres.
September 1. Featuring quietSTORM. Candlelight Music Series at the Augusta Common with live music from all different kinds of genres.
September 7. Bridges to a Cure 5k and 1-mile donut run at Lake Olmsted. A fundraising event benefiting the Leukemia Lymphoma Society. All proceeds go directly to the LLS. If you know someone who has been affected or you have ever been affected by a blood cancer, now is your chance to come out and show your support for blood cancer research. Visit, www.eventbrite.com.
September 8. 2019 Augusta Bridal Fair. Legends Club. Grab your bride tribe and join us for a day of planning, food and fun with the areas most sought after wedding professionals. Visit, www.eventbrite.com.
September 12. Rumours – A Fleetwood Mac Tribute at The Miller Theater. Visit, www.millertheateraugusta.com.
September 13. Moonlight Music Cruise- “Karen Gordon”. Augusta Canal Heritage Center.
September 14. 4th Annual CSRA Food Truck Festival at Augusta Common. Raiding funding for Hunger. Help be a resource to the CSRA’s local food pantries and soup kitchens to fight hunger within our community.
September 14. 3rd Annual Mother and Daughter Big Hat Empowerment Brunch. Thankful Baptist Church. Visit, www.eventbrite.com.
September 19. Gary Allan at Bell Auditorium. With the allure of a modern day outlaw, Gary Allan has won over fans, peers, and critics with his signature blend of smoldering vocals, rebellious lyrics, and raucous live performances. While becoming a force on the country music scene, Allan has remained true to his artistic voice each step of the way. Visit, www.augustaentertainmentcomplex.com.
September 20. The Black Jacket Symphony presents: Eagles ‘Hotel California at The Miller Theater. Visit, www. millertheateraugusta.com.
September 20-22. 39th Annual Arts in the Heart of Augusta Festival. A two and a half day celebration of food, arts, diversity and culture. Over 80,000 and will feature a juried Fine Arts and Fine Crafts Market, a Global Village with food from more than 20 countries, five stages stacked with live entertainment and much more. This AWARD WINNING FESTIVAL is produced each year by the Greater Augusta Arts Council. Learn more about supporting the Arts in the Heart of Augusta Festival. Visit, www.visitaugusta.com.
September 26. Zoso: The Ultimate Led Zepplin Experience at The Barrell House Live. Visit, www.bigtickets.com.
September 27. Augusta Symphony. The Romantics. Visit, www.augustasymphony.com.
September 28. Amy Winehouse Tribute. Wine Housed: The Amy Celebration. A dazzling 10 piece tribute to the style, beauty and music of Amy Winehouse. Rich Horns, Lush Background Vocals and a show that has been lauded a “Full-Fledged Amy Party that will leave you breathless”- Two sets of music that you know so well and will put you on your feet! From Amy’s deep tracks & well-known covers to classic Amy bangers this fully immersive show will have you ready to show up with a popping beehive and winged eyeliner sharp enough to kill! Visit, www.millertheateraugusta.com.
September 28. Art of Chocolate. The DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Augusta. Art of Chocolate is a black-tie optional event, featuring delectable desserts, live music by the South Atlantic Band, and a silent gift basket auction with proceeds benefiting abused and neglected children in our region. Visit, www.childenrichment.org.
September 29. IronMan. Augusta Marriott. Visit, www.ironman.com.
Article appears in the August/September 2019 issue of Augusta Magazine.