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Shovels & Rope

April 2017
A romance—and an album—years in the making formally debuted in February. Here, get to know country duo Sally & George

January 2017
SUSTO advances its indie rock sound in a new album

November 2016
A new album, a new baby, and a new take on some old-as-the-hillbillies rock ’n’ roll truths keep Charleston’s favorite...

January 2015
40 Ideas to Better Yourself—and Your City—in 2015

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

May 2013
Musician Bill Carson is dedicating his life to the next generation

February 2014

December 2013
We’re up for a taste of Sean Brock’s Nashville, and the whole city feels like it’s smoldering with creative energy—for...

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

November 2012
Charleston’s rich with musicians—so filthy rich that choosing just eight favorite songs by Lowcountry-based artists was...

November 2012
Shovels & Rope plays its way into the national spotlight

November 2011

November 2010
We may live in the flatlands, but Charleston still knows how to throw an Appalachian-style pickin’ party. Incorporating...