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local music

May 2018
Charleston’s growth has been a boon for, and in part driven by, its creative community. The return of festival season...

March 2018
From a laugh-out-loud memoir to historical fiction by a best-selling author, local—and locally connected—writers have...

September 2017
Charleston’s Very Hypnotic Soul Band harnesses the power of song

June 2017
Summer Guide 2017

May 2017
Local drummer Brandon Brooks boosts the local music scene with Jyve

November 2016
A new album, a new baby, and a new take on some old-as-the-hillbillies rock ’n’ roll truths keep Charleston’s favorite...

May 2016
Not sure how to choose among all the Spoleto 2016 offerings? Here, leaders of area arts organizations, plus a couple of...

December 2015
Portraitist Molly B. Right transforms vintage bottle caps into dazzling works of art

January 2015
40 Ideas to Better Yourself—and Your City—in 2015

October 2013
Running and raising funds for wounded vets and locals in need

August 2013
As far as the independent singer-songwriter is concerned, her stint on American Idol ended on a perfect note, setting...

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

November 2011

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

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

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...

June 2010
Once an endangered species, The Fire Apes are now thriving

May 2010
Celebrate the dynamic artists of the Southeast

November 2009
Music Man

May 2009
Meet Charles Wadsworth: chamber music's champion, Spoleto's beloved star

May 2009
Take another listen to the smooth sounds of the ’50s and ’60s