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January 2013
Things Every Local Must Experience Whether your bloodline dates back generations or you just moved to town, check out...

January 2013
From the Lowcountry’s Pour House to Tokyo’s Orchard Hall, Wando High and College of Charleston grad Cameron Handel is...

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

May 2012
The inimitable chanteuse singing it loud

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

May 2012
Three arts groups collaborate for Ebb & Flow at Piccolo’s Dance Festival

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

November 2011

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

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

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

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

April 2011

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

June 2010
One Charleston-born and -bred mother appreciates the wonders of her sons’ world

The dynamic talents of jazz singer Ann Caldwell

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...

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

November 2010
Awendaw Green’s Barn Jams strike a chord

November 2010
Finding a jazzy cultural rhythm in Savannah, Georgia

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

September 2010
Local restaurants’ by-the-glass wine menus make it easy to indulge in hard-to-find—or extravagantly priced—vintages....