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.
"Inclusion — it's a great step in that direction, trying to get us all to mix and mingle and widen our communities."
One of the band's members said their previous Spoleto visits, in 2009 and 2013, were monumental in the group’s growth.
The third annual festival will feature live music all day and night Friday through Sunday.
Benny Starr, a Charleston rapper known for his lyrics that take a deep, reflective dive into social justice and political issues, will take the stage June 9.
A popular crowdfunding website for musicians that launched a decade ago is headed for bankruptcy, leaving thousands of artists still waiting for money that they might never get.
The South Carolina band will take the stage for the finale concert of "The Voice."
Drivin N Cryin is coming to Charleston for an outdoor sunset concert at The Windjammer.
When it comes to applying for health care, many artists (like other self-employed people) don't have the means, even with discounts offered by the Affordable Care Act.
Darius Rucker celebrated his birthday Monday night in the most fitting way.
Finding the right space — one that’s affordable, physically appropriate, flexible — can be difficult for a theater company in Charleston. But patience and determination can sometimes pay off.
Charleston artist Tom Mackell releases "A Life I Once Knew."
Toro y Moi is his stage name, but before he became a nationally acclaimed musician, he was known as Chazwick Bundick in Columbia.
Twenty years and four Grammys into her career, India.Arie is still doing the same thing she's always done. She's being her authentic self.
Awendaw Green is expanding to downtown Charleston for a weekly music series.
Much like Skittles, you'll want to get a taste of this rainbow that's coming to Charleston on April 25.
Hall & Oates will perform in Charleston this September.
Jeremy Denk, Joshua Bell and Steven Isserlis all are alumni of Spoleto Festival USA.
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.
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.
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