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Local Music

March 2013
Elim Bolt serves up “nostalgic pop” with debut EP Nude South

December 2012
At The Mezz, the focus is on the music

November 2012
Charleston’s rich with musicians—so filthy rich that choosing just eight favorite songs by Lowcountry-based artists was...

November 2012
Ben Bridwell—front man of Grammy-nominated rock group Band of Horses—on anticipating the release of a fourth album,...

November 2012
Shovels & Rope plays its way into the national spotlight

October 2012
The Royal Tinfoil treats listeners to a wild melding of Americana, gypsy, punk, and blues

September 2012
Joel T. Hamilton forges a singular path to success

August 2012
Garage Cuban Band keeps crowds grooving

July 2012
Girls get amped at the Lowcountry’s second annual rock camp

June 2012
“Orchestra Uncaged” pairs works by two of the past century’s most radical composers

May 2012
Ryan Bonner's American rock goes a bit British

Michael Grofsorean has spent three decades curating Spoleto's boundary-breaking jazz series.

April 2012
Yates Dew goes with his gut on his latest album

March 2012
Run Dan Run explores new musical territory

February 2012
Edward Hart captures the Palmetto State in a violin concerto

January 2012
Charleston’s James Justin & Co. moves up the international Americana music chart

November 2007
Local musician, promoter, writer, and scholar Jack McCray illuminates the Charleston music scene

December 2011
Word play sets the stage for start-up indie rock band Old You to reach for stardom

November 2011
Watch out Nashville, Charleston’s reputation as a music-making town is on the rise. Alongside the ever-growing scene of...

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Veteran studio founder and engineer Jeff Hodges takes a high-tech, high-dollar approach to developing and producing...

November 2011
An organic community of live music showcases, a sustainable recording studio, and connections among artists blossoms in...

November 2011

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Jay Clifford and Josh Kaler welcome fellow musicians to the laid-back indie recording haven they’ve created in a...

November 2011
Ready to dive into that Thanksgiving-to-New Year’s merrymaking marathon? You will be after conductor and artistic...

November 2011
Local musicians deliver Holy City history during The Sound of Charleston

November 2011
John Mellencamp comes to town this month, bringing an innovative documentary-plus-concert concept