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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
We may live in the flatlands, but Charleston still knows how to throw an Appalachian-style pickin’ party. Incorporating...

November 2010
Playing upon natural rhythm and a lifelong passion for music, Charleston Jazz Orchestra artistic director Charlton...

November 2010
Jimmy Buffett’s locally based philanthropic gig funds grassroots efforts across the world

November 2010
The 3 Dudes hit the Charleston music scene on a high note

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

August 2010

August 2010
The tide is rising on Black Joe Lewis & the Honeybears

July 2010
Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros take on the Holy City

June 2010

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

June 2010

May 2010
A contemporary African American traditional roots band

April 2010
With a rock ’n’ roll country swagger, Mac Leaphart croons about sins, saviors, and small towns

March 2010
A local rock group stretches for Billboard heights.

February 2010
Radio-ready Leslie is a refreshingly vintage modern trio

February 2010
Two festivals share the spotlight on the local music stage

January 2010
The protocol and improvisation of being Charleston

January 2010
The beat on a local jazz drummer

December 2009
Skye Paige turns up the heat on burlesque and blues

November 2009
Southern rock jam band Widespread Panic rolls into town

October 2009
Haunting blues and boozy rockabilly from Megan Jean & the KFB

September 2009
The Rinehart boys take a deep breath of success

September 2009

August 2009
Budding musicians take root at rural Awendaw Green

July 2009
Carolina Studios’ after-school program mixes mentors and music

July 2009
Beyond Bob Marley with Dub Island Soundsystem