Zac Brown Band

Wyatt Durette, songwriter and collaborator of the Zac Brown Band, will perform at the Charleston Songwriters Festival. Provided

April is coming, and concerts abound. We couldn't feature every show in our roundup, but we've got highlights at venues in Charleston, North Charleston, Daniel Island and Isle of Palms.

To Forget, Gillian Carter, Fiasco + Timesplitter

To Forget

To Forget is performing at the Music Farm this April. Provided/Michael Herrick

WHAT: This all-ages show features a few local and touring names in the hardcore scene. Expect moshing.

WHEN: 8 p.m. April 5

WHERE: Music Farm, 32 Ann St.


MORE INFO:, 843-577-6969

Michael Flynn of Slow Runner 

WHAT: Michael Flynn of Slow Runner, a band that has toured with The Avett Brothers, Josh Ritter and William Fitzsimmons, will take the stage with piano-driven soundscapes. Most recently, Slow Runner's song "My Love Will Bring You Back" was the opening title song for the new Molly Ringwald film "All These Small Moments." Americana-folk artist Kris Gruen will open. 

WHEN: 7:30 p.m. April 6

WHERE: Redux Contemporary Art Center, 1056 King St.

PRICE: $12


Dirty Logic: A Steely Dan Tribute

WHAT: Rikki, Don't Lose That Number, it's time to start Reelin' in the Years. Comprised of an all-star lineup of Asheville musicians, Dirty Logic takes on the catalog of Steely Dan. 

WHEN: 9 p.m. April 6

WHERE: Pour House, 1977 Maybank Highway

PRICE: $10 advance, $12 day of show

MORE INFO:, 843-571-4343

Queen Street Harmony Series

Darby Wilcox

Darby Wilcox is one of the performers at April's Queen Street Harmony Series concert. 

WHAT: Singer/songwriters David Burney, Darby Wilcox and Rod Abernathy will perform as part of the Queen Street Harmony Series.

WHEN: 7 p.m. April 6

WHERE: Queen Street Playhouse, 20 Queen St. 

PRICE: $20

MORE INFO:, 843-722-4487

Harlem River Noise

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Kyle Lacy is inpsired by the '50s.

WHAT: We premiered a song by Kyle Lacy, the lead singer of Harlem River Noise, earlier this month. And you have a chance to see his '50s-inspired rock 'n' roll for free at a King Street club.

WHEN: 8 p.m. April 7

WHERE: Prohibition, 547 King St.


MORE INFO:, 843-793-2964

of Montreal

of Montreal

of Montreal is coming to the Pour House.

WHAT: This Athens indie rock band draws inspiration from '60s psychedelic pop. All-analog dance duo Yip Deceiver will be opening. 

WHEN: 8:30 p.m. April 8

WHERE: Pour House, 1977 Maybank Highway

PRICE: $20 

MORE INFO:, 843-571-4343

Valley Maker w/ Becca Leigh

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Austin Crane of Valley Maker will be performing at The Royal American. David Stringer

WHAT: Originally from South Carolina, now Seattle-based Valley Maker will return to town with soft, introspective croons. Local singer/songwriter Becca Leigh will open. 

WHEN: 9 p.m. April 12

WHERE: The Royal American, 970 Morrison Drive

PRICE: $10

MORE INFO:, 843-817-6925

Kenny George Band

Kenny George Band

The Kenny George Band will play at the Windjammer. Provided

WHAT: The Kenny George Band plays live rock 'n' roll 150 to 180 days a year. One of those will be spent at The Windjammer, Isle of Palms' beachfront venue. 

WHEN: 9 p.m. April 12

WHERE: The Windjammer, 1008 Ocean Blvd. 


MORE INFO:, 843-886-8596

High Water Festival

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High Water Festival 2019 is the place to be April 13-14.

WHAT: There is no other place you should be attending a concert on this weekend than North Charleston's Riverfront Park. The third annual High Water Festival will feature some soulful talent, including Leon Bridges, The Head and the Heart, Jenny Lewis, Dr. Dog and Shovels & Rope. 

WHEN: April 13-14

WHERE: North Charleston's Riverfront Park, 1061 Everglades Ave.

PRICE: $159.50, plus fees


Charleston Songwriters Festival

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Country rock singer-songwriter Will Hoge will perform for the Charleston Songwriters Festival. File/Music Farm

WHAT: The inaugural Songwriters Festival, presented by Works Entertainment and 105.5 The Bridge, will feature dozens of top songwriters from around the country in intimate, King Street bars. Among performers are Wyatt Durette of Zac Brown Band, Will Hoge, Striking Matches, Bridgette Tatum and John Paul White.

WHEN: April 18-20

WHERE: Various King Street venues including Republic, Cocktail Club, John King, The Vintage Club, King Street Dispensary and Charleston Music Hall

PRICE: $40-$99


Cultura Festival

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Contour is one of the artists performing at the Cultura Festival. John Peters/Provided

WHAT: This local hip-hop and R&B festival will feature some of Charleston's best artists of the genre. The lineup includes Nory, Abstract That Rapper & Slim Soul, Jah Jr., Anfernee, Shaniqua McCants, Contour, Niecy Blues, Benjamin Starr and Matt Monday. 

WHEN: 5 p.m. April 20

WHERE: The Royal American, 970 Morrison Drive

PRICE: $20

MORE INFO:, 843-817-6925 

Kenny Chesney

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Kenny Chesney will perform at the Volvo Car Stadium. Provided

WHAT: The country star will be joined by David Lee Murphy and Caroline Jones on his "Songs for the Saints" tour. The ticket price makes this show one for only the hardcore fans. 

WHEN: 7 p.m. April 25

WHERE: Volvo Car Stadium, 161 Seven Farms Drive

PRICE: $142+


Legends of Soul: Patti LaBelle

Patti LaBelle

Patti LaBelle will perform at the 3rd Annual Legends of Soul concert. Provided

WHAT: Enjoy a night out on the town with Patti LaBelle and friends for the third annual Legends of Soul concert. 

WHEN: 7:30 p.m. April 26

WHERE: North Charleston Performing Arts Center, 5001 Coliseum Drive

PRICE: $62.50+

MORE INFO:, 843-529-5000

Trondossa Festival

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Widespread Panic's two-day Trondossa Music & Arts Festival​ is returning this April. Edward Brantley/ Special to The Post and Courier

WHAT: The second annual two-day Trondossa Festival is returning to the Lowcountry with music from Widespread Panic, Umphrey's McGee, Rainbow Kitten Surprise, The Wood Brothers, Caroline Rose and The Marcus King Band.

WHEN: 1 p.m. April 27-28

WHERE: North Charleston's Riverfront Park, 1061 Everglades Ave.

PRICE: $88 individual day, $175 two-day, $350 VIP


The Milk Carton Kids

Milk Carton Kids

The Milk Carton Kids will perform at the Charleston Music Hall. 

WHAT: Folk duo The Milk Carton Kids' most recent album "All the Things That I Did and All the Things That I Didn't Do" was nominated for a Grammy last year.

WHEN: 8 p.m. April 30

WHERE: Charleston Music Hall, 37 John St. 

PRICE: $29.50-$49.50

MORE INFO:, 843-853-2252

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Kalyn Oyer is a Charleston native who covers arts and entertainment for The Post and Courier's Thursday edition, Charleston Scene. She used to write about music for the Charleston City Paper and Scene SC.