Have you ever wondered who the real lyricists are behind the songs you hear on the radio?
What do we call people with certain physical or mental challenges? The old word, now considered disparaging, was “handicapped.” A more recent, and generally more acceptable, word is “disabled.…
There will soon be more than one location for Lowcountry barn jams.
BY BLOOD. By Shovels & Rope. Dualtone. $20.46 for vinyl; $11.57 for audio CD.
Half a decade since her debut album, former "American Idol" finalist Elise Testone is releasing a new disc.
Rob Taylor, director of choral activities at the College of Charleston and founder of the Taylor Festival Choir, loves Bach’s Mass in B minor.
The vinyl format is back, and gaining momentum, despite the expansion of streaming platforms.
ZZ Top is embarking on a 50th anniversary tour this summer and fall with special guest Cheap Trick, and the Lowcountry is one stop.
So, you've bought your tickets for High Water Festival. Now what?
Among the musicians his father took photos of were The Clash, Ramones, Sex Pistols, Led Zeppelin, The Who, Kiss, Aerosmith, Tina Turner, David Bowie and Elton John.
Thousands pour into the Charleston area to participate in the Cooper River Bridge Run. But there's lots to do here besides run 10 kilometers. Why not take in some culture?
So, you're in Charleston for the weekend and looking to have a little fun before and after the Bridge Run? Well, we've got some ideas.
Along the route, musicians are set up to entertain runners and keep them motivated. It's like a continuous playlist from Mount Pleasant to downtown Charleston, but without the headphones.
Everything is not always as it seems at the Savannah Music Festival.
Alex Irwin ordered a tomato pie pastry from Baguette Magic, a fitting food for the keyboard and synth player of Charleston four-piece experimental outfit Tomatoband.
April is coming, and concerts abound.
Charleston restaurant Harold's Cabin is known for eclectic plates, cocktails and a cozy atmosphere.
Vol. 10 has arrived.
The inaugural Charleston Woofstock Festival is happening during the same year as the 50th anniversary of Woodstock.
These all-women music collectives in Charleston have been working to break the stereotypes and support inclusion and diversity.
Cardi B, a popular Grammy Award-winning rapper, is bringing her sensational lyrics and stage presence to South Carolina.
The Gibbes Museum of Art is bringing back its spring Garden Concert Series, which introduces live music performances to the Lenhardt Garden.
Ranky Tanky, Charleston's popular Gullah music group, made its national television debut with a performance on the "Today" show at 9 a.m. Friday.
Former College of Charleston student Chris Wilcox talks about his new Americana track "GoldFriend," which was released on the Lowcountry's own Coast Records with the help of his new live lineup.
As singers compete once again on national television in front of millions of viewers, a question arises: How much clout do these reality shows really have?
Pop star Katy Perry and a 19-year-old girl from Kingstree had a lot more in common than either of them realized.
Despite varying sonically between banjo strums and synth licks, Mumford & Sons has consistently been autobiographical in nature since being formed in 2007.
Kyle Lacy's hair was slicked back like a '50s greaser and he was donned in a fitting leather jacket when we met at The Royal American on Wednesday afternoon.
Got a car and a few bucks to spare? Then consider driving the two hours to Savannah between March 28 and April 13 to take in a concert.
What do you get when classical music meets hip-hop, plus a little R&B, funk and rock? The answer is Black Violin.
Dave Matthews, the lead of his self-titled American rock band formed in the '90s and famous for songs such as "Crash Into Me" and "Where Are You Going," is headed to Charleston.
An all-inclusive block party in Columbia will showcase women and femme entrepreneurs and musicians.
Charleston band Youngster is releasing a new album. Here's a song from it, "Private Party."
The Charleston venue is being sued for the unauthorized public performance of ASCAP's copyrighted musical works.
One of Charleston's most popular party DJs has teamed up with Amazon Echo for his own Alexa-enabled radio mix that can be played on command.
It might be called the Everyone Orchestra, but not everyone can do what’s required to play in it. Disaster is an ever-present threat, but it never seems to strike. The band, with its ever-changing lineup, specializes in a unique form of improvisation.
Hootie & the Blowfish announces another South Carolina concert.
Harry Potter fans will have the chance to take the hogwarts express back to the wizarding world this weekend as the Harry Potter film concert series produced by CineConcerts returns to Charleston with the third installment, The Prisoner of Azkaban.
After three years of relative silence, indie-rock five piece A Fragile Tomorrow will be releasing its first album in four years. The album, “Generation Loss” will debut this Friday and they’ll be playing the Queen Street Playhouse Saturday to promote it.
When he's not on tour, which for the next three months will only be a few days between long stints on the road, Justin Osborne of Charleston band Susto lives downtown in the "House of the Blue…
Bob Seger's final tour has a stop in North Charleston.
To celebrate local love, we talked to some Charleston couples who fell for each other in part because of art.
The Charleston Music Hall will host "Women & Zeppelin." We take a look at Led Zeppelin's influence on modern music and why tribute bands are as popular as ever.
There's a new podcast covering local bands.
"This is America," a socially charged song by Childish Gambino that features a graphic reference to the Charleston Mother Emanuel AME Church shooting in the accompanying music video, has won m…
Clearly, singer Cecile McLorin Salvant is doing something right.
Amid the early elimination rounds, there is a group of artists who have been officially approved and made it past initial cuts but not the final slashes. And within that group of artists are a few musicians from Charleston and with Charleston ties.
The number of pop-up and annual local music festivals has been expanding rapidly in the Lowcountry.
It’s a cold night, but that hasn’t prevented about 150 people from coming to the Wednesday Barn Jam. They’ve bundled up and lit fires. On stage, the guitar players extend their fingers to the …
Kacey Musgraves, the country music star who won two Grammys in 2014 for her album "Same Trailer Different Park" and the CMA Album of the Year for 2018's "Golden Hour," is coming to the Charles…
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