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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

January 2012
Charleston’s James Justin & Co. moves up the international Americana music chart

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

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

November 2011
Watch out Nashville, Charleston’s reputation as a music-making town is on the rise. Alongside the ever-growing scene of...

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Veteran studio founder and engineer Jeff Hodges takes a high-tech, high-dollar approach to developing and producing...

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

November 2011

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