The Union Recorder

Homepage

April 11, 2013

Greenway concert series returns

MILLEDGEVILLE —  

Sometimes the saying ‘all good things must come to an end’ is sadly true, but for every ending comes a new beginning. The Oconee River Greenway is happy to announce the return of the Second Saturday Concert Series this weekend from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Greenway. 

The Second Saturday Concert series launched in April 2011 for Earth Day. It featured Mayview Road and Red Line Express. This month, the concert series will once again begin with two outstanding bands. 

“This Saturday to help us bring back this great series, we’ve got two awesome bands playing,” said Sarah Hamil, Outreach Coordinator for the Twin Lakes Library System. 

The sugar-punk sounds of Tha Hugs and some old school funk from Rapanui will help the community usher in the return of the concert series. Tha Hugs are comprised of Brandon Jordon, Benton Meadows, Brent Tripp, Gray Lindsey and Connor Yates. The band met in Milledgeville and formed after playing together a few times at various locations throughout the city. Because their talent meshed together instantly, they decided to form a band. 

“The energy and love of performing comes through when the band is on stage together,” said Hamil. 

Rapanui is a made up of Alex Furness, Bryant Johnson, Gentry Pruett and Jo ‘LaJoe’ Latour. The band meshes the classic elements of funk, soul, blues and rock-n-roll with the modern elements of hip-hop. 

“Alex, Gentry and Bryant had all played together before in their hometown, St. Simons Island, so in the winter of 2012 Bryant Johnson was asked to become a full fledged member and the band became complete,” Hamil said. 

Rapanui frequently plays at various venues in Milledgeville, with plans to branch out to the Athens later this spring. 

The great sounds of the Second Saturday Concert will continue throughout the spring and summer. 

Text Only
Local News
What we're covering.jpg

Features
UR_20140419_B001.jpg

Business
Between the Lines.JPG

Cade Bass practices her pitching technique at the newly opened Between the Lines 8,000-square foot indoor facility located inside the Columbia Center at 611 Hammock Rd. Members gain 24-hour access to the batting cages, tee work and soft toss training stations, pitching rubber and areas for various agility and other sport-related fitness activities.

Local Sports
04-19 Grigley signing 1.JPG

Baldwin High track and field senior Alashawn Grigley signed her National Letter of Intent to attend Jackson State University Thursday with teammates, family and supportive coaches present.

Editorials
Columns
Letters
Local Weather Radar
Poll
AP Video
Bon Jovi Helps Open Low-income Housing in Philly Pipeline Opponents Protest on National Mall Hagel Gets Preview of New High-tech Projects S.C. Man Apologizes for Naked Walk in Wal-Mart New Country Music Hall of Fame Inductees Named 'Piles' of Bodies in South Sudan Slaughter New Yorkers Celebrate Cherry Blossom Blooms SCOTUS Hears Tv-over-Internet Case Justice Dept. Broadening Criteria for Clemency Chief Mate: Crew Told to Escape After Passengers 'Miss Meadows' Takes Holmes Back to Her Roots Biden: Russia Must Stop Talking, Start Acting David Moyes Out As Manchester United Manager Raw: Leopard Bites Man in India Iowa College Finds Beauty in Bulldogs High Court to Hear Dispute of TV Over Internet Stowaway Teen Forces Review of Airport Security
Facebook
Twitter Updates
Follow us on twitter
Parade
Magazine

Click HERE to read all your Parade favorites including Hollywood Wire, Celebrity interviews and photo galleries, Food recipes and cooking tips, Games and lots more.
Stocks
NDN Video
Viral: It's Not Pitbull - It's Amy Poehler! Raw: Leopard Bites Man in India Jenna Dewan-Tatum Strips Down Rise of the Milkbots TRENDING: Brian Williams Raps 'Gin and Juice' on ‘Tonight Show’ Middle School heroes rescue students from burning bus WHOPPER OF FISHING STORY: Florida man catches massive Mako shark Maks Chmerkovskiy's "DWTS" Meltdown The many faces of Mike Woodson Ape Builds A Fire And Toasts Marshmallows In Amazing BBC Video Manchester Utd sack manager David Moyes "RHOA's" Dramatic Brawl High school, College Drug Ring Busted In Montgomery County High Court to Hear Dispute of TV Over Internet Raw: Keflezighi, Jeptoo Win Boston Marathon Teen hitchhikes in wheel well of flight from California to Hawaii Lindsay Lohan's Jaw-Dropping Secret President Sends Message To Boston And Marathon Runners LA Pastor Attracts Churchgoers with Pot Lauren Stoner Shows Off Her Incredible Bikini Body