Daryl Hall talks new solo album, the music industry's business model and more.
Yes, Charleston has a metal scene.
In January 1994, six months before the release of Cracked Rear View, longstanding Free Times music freelancer Kevin Oliver sat down with Hootie & the Blowfish guitarist Mark Bryan.
There are 25 songs to celebrate the 25th anniversary of "Cracked Rear View."
It’s been 25 years since the most famous band to come out of South Carolina released its famous first LP.
Let us pause for a second to appreciate the middle verse on “Let Her Cry.”
Each concert night in Columbia will have a special theme and beneficiary charities.
Who knew that many songs were named after this one type of natural disaster?
Lift up your "Red Solo Cup" and ask your friends "How Do You Like Me Now?" when you snag tickets for this concert.
The back patio at The Royal American serves as a hangout for those looking to sip a signature rum punch, smoke an American Spirit between music sets or play a round of cornhole. Last Friday night, however, it served as a gathering spot for musicians protesting Spotify's business model.
Berkeley County's first hospital in 45 years is opening, and S.C. country music star Lee Brice will headline a parking lot party to celebrate.
Though Halloween is still a few months off, announcements for Charleston costume parties and other spooky celebrations are rolling in.
When concertgoers see Hootie & The Blowfish perform on tour this summer, they're also seeing images of band members and frontman Darius Rucker enjoying Grand Strand beaches, dining and golf courses.
The jam band will be playing for three nights in a row at the Coliseum.
The May River Music Festival is coming to Palmetto Bluff in Bluffton in September.
On Thursday, the new four-piece lineup will perform at The Royal American.
Jazz clubs have come and gone in Charleston over the decades. Forte Jazz Lounge is the latest to tap the city's deep talent pool.
He's leaving sunny Charleston for sunny Los Angeles in pursuit of his music career and bourbon business.
For a while there, we've been hanging on to only a promise that Hootie & the Blowfish would be releasing new music this year.
Gavin DeGraw knew he had made it when he heard a stranger singing "Chariot" on a street in Milan, Italy.
Musicians and artists often use the stage as a platform to support social or political causes.
The brothers are going to Kiss’ “End of the Road World Tour” show on Aug. 8 at the North Charleston Coliseum.
The Carolina Youth Action Project's Rock Camp took place July 15-19th at the Palmetto Scholars Academy in North Charleston. The week long camp was open to girls, trans youth, and gender non co…
Disco isn't dead. According to Harry Wayne Casey, the namesake of popular '70s disco outfit KC and the Sunshine Band, it's simply changed names over time.
For a select group of Charleston restaurants, hiring live musicians to perform nightly, on weekends or for at least one night a week is essential to their brand and customers' overall dining experience.
Columbia's Papa Jazz record store is celebrating its 40th year in July.
Carolina Youth Action Project's Rock Camp took place July 15-19 at the Palmetto Scholars Academy in North Charleston.
Yes, "Footloose" made Kevin Bacon famous. But beyond his iconic movie role in the 1984 rom-com that propelled him toward Hollywood stardom, Kevin has another artistic side.
"One thing we’re really proud of is that no matter where we go, just about everybody who has been to our concerts, even abroad, is able to connect," Singleton says. "The music sort of touches everybody."
For the second annual shindig, there will be three full days of live DIY music.
Remember when Britney Spears, NSYNC and the Backstreet Boys reigned on radio in the '90s?
The weekend is almost here, and we've got some ideas on how to spend it.
One instrument you don't typically see at a contemporary pop concert is the flute. Yet that's the instrument that Erin Burchfield plays on stage as Pip the Pansy.
It's called the Freedom Festival.
Celebrating a long holiday weekend? Here are some post-4th events to enjoy in Charleston.
“Signs,” the fourth album from the Tedeschi Trucks Band, was written and recorded during breaks in touring over an 18-month period. Its songs sharpen the mix of rock, blues and soul that has been the trademark of the Tedeschi Trucks Band and include some of the band’s strongest songwriting.
One fresh project in Charleston with some promise is Honna, an indie jazz band that just formed this year.
As a part of their national tour to promote the new disc, Baroness is hosting a series of acoustic in-store performances between their headlining dates in July and August.
Haley Mae Campbell, an up-and-coming country music singer from the Isle of Palms who has since relocated to Nashville, played her first Party in the Park in 2015, and she's been back every year since.
Because of its impact on Sister Hazel over the years, The Windjammer hosts the band's 3-day, full-weekend "Hazelnut Hang" annually.
Its political lyrics touch on topics like institutional racism, black empowerment and feminism.
You don't have to travel to New Mexico to ride a hot air balloon. You can do it right here in South Carolina.
While most of the James Island venue's musical events take place on the deck or inside on stage, this festival will be held in the forest.
Christian rap artists, use their platform to spread the Gospel to youth and discuss theological and community-based issues through hip-hop.
Spoleto Festival USA is set to close at Riverfront Park on Sunday in a flurry of emotions, at least if Curtis Harding has anything to say about it.
A Pulitzer Prize winner and Grammy winner are neighbors in Nashville. And they decided to write a book together.
The High Divers want to "Ride With You" through the sticky Southern summer.
One of his next stops for a performance that is destined to be a nightmarish spectacle is North Charleston.
It's no secret that South Carolina's most famous band is still one that millions around the world remember and can still relate to some of their formative adolescent experiences.
P.S. Excuse the ridiculous amount of song puns.
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