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June 2013
Singer-songwriter Steven Fiore proves his musical chops in his debut full-length album

May 2013
Charles Carmody brings new energy to an underused downtown venue

May 2013
Meet Scott Watson, the new leader of the Office of Cultural Affairs, and learn what the regime change means for banking...

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

March 2013
Lulie Wallace’s creative industry blooms from vibrant floral paintings to cheery textiles

August 2012
Garage Cuban Band keeps crowds grooving

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

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

March 2012
Run Dan Run explores new musical territory

January 2012
When not singing, directing, or race-car driving, these multi-talented stars develop wines worth sipping

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

November 2011
You’ll never miss a beat with these tech-savvy headphones

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

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

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

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

May 2011
Lose yourself in Hell Hole Swamp any Saturday night to soak up some bluegrass

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

November 2010
Lowcountry bands and artists you should be listening to

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

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
Finding a jazzy cultural rhythm in Savannah, Georgia

October 2010
Ivan Neville’s Dumpstaphunk dishes out an energetic Louisiana groove

September 2010
The Tips bring a high-energy mix to the local music scene