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November 2011
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

October 2011
The Lowcountry-based Bushels bring a signature mix of musical genres to the table

September 2011
A European tour and recent CD release give Slow Runner’s musical marathon a dose of adrenaline

September 2011
An exclusive new club brings top musical acts to Charleston

August 2011
Sol Driven Train burns up the tracks with “sonic schizophrenia”

July 2011
The genre-blending Elvis Costello brings his still-rolling rock show to the Performing Arts Center

June 2011
Elise Testone bridges genres with a husky voice, delighting everyone from local fans to Snoop Dogg and Kevin Costner

May 2011
Jazz pianist Jordan Gravel self-soothes on Inner Preservation

April 2011
This month marks two decades of growth for one of the city’s favorite music venues

April 2011

March 2011
Woodworker Adam Crowell blends art and music with his own riff on the traditional tongue drum

March 2011
With a soulful voice, American Idol alum Quiana Parler lights up her hometown stage

February 2011
Is a Grammy waiting in the wings for College of Charleston guitar professor Marc Regnier?

The dynamic talents of jazz singer Ann Caldwell

November 2010
Lowcountry bands and artists you should be listening to

November 2010
Though the Lowcountry may be a few latitudes north of the Caribbean, the sprightly ping of steel drums and other island...

The Lowcountry, with its devil-may-care spirit of island life, has evolved into a hotbed of jam-band activity, where...

November 2010
With the Charleston Symphony Orchestra in reorganizational limbo, we recommend, for your classical music fix, a busy...

November 2010
It’s all contenders with no pretenders in this Lowcountry roundup of guitar-slinging desperadoes vying for the spotlight

From big band and Latin to bop and contemporary, the local jazz scene blows hot and cool with shimmering sound and fury

November 2010
Charleston has a constantly shifting musical landscape with plenty of artists who are unafraid to stretch their...

November 2010
Check out these talented poet-musicians who’ve found success with their signature sounds in the Lowcountry and beyond

November 2010
You don’t have to wait ’til February’s big bash to get a taste of the blues. The Lowcountry boasts a revolving cast of...

November 2010
We may live in the flatlands, but Charleston still knows how to throw an Appalachian-style pickin’ party. Incorporating...

November 2010
Playing upon natural rhythm and a lifelong passion for music, Charleston Jazz Orchestra artistic director Charlton...

November 2010
Jimmy Buffett’s locally based philanthropic gig funds grassroots efforts across the world