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Local Music

December 2015
The Charleston Christmas Special turns 20

The High Divers debut Riverlust

September 2015
Local fave Brave Baby releases a sophomore album

April 2015
Local boys Heyrocco deliver 10 songs of angsty ear candy on their first LP

November 2014
HoneySmoke harmonizes musical genres in a debut album—hear it live at upcoming shows

October 2014
Logan Venderlic brings his latest tunes to The Pour House

September 2014
Shovels & Rope’s sophomore album heads for folk glory

August 2014
Michael Flynn explores new territory with the just-released Face in the Cloud

June 2014
Amber Joyner releases a soulful EP

May 2014
Dead 27s’ debut EP captures the soul of Southern rock  

Power-pop group A Fragile Tomorrow shows its strength at a February concert

October 2013
Johnny Delaware finds his indie-folk-rock rhythm in Charleston

September 2013
Power-folk singer Rachel Kate Gillon debuts her first album

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

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