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Don't Sweat it Fest Kicks Off Thursday

Don’t Sweat it Fest Kicks Off Thursday

DSI FEST Sampler by The Courtroom at Gettys Thursday marks the beginning of Don’t Sweat it Fest, an indie music festival in downtown Rock Hill with a special emphasis on bicycles. Now in their fourth year, DSI FEST has expanded to […]

LIVE STREAM BENEFIT CONCERT FOR MOTHER EMANUEL HOPE FUND

LIVE STREAM BENEFIT CONCERT FOR MOTHER EMANUEL HOPE FUND

Broadcast live streaming video on Ustream 8:00-8:20 Manny Praise Team 8:25-8:45 Josh Roberts and the Hinges 8:50-9:10 Chris Hyatt 9:15-9:35 The Lowhills 9:40-10:00 Gaslight Street w/ Reid Stone 10:05-10:25 Sol Drivin Train 10:30-10:50 Runaway Gin 10:55-11:15 Travelin’ Kine 11:20-11:40 Dead […]

Brave Baby Headline H&P Summer Shindig

Brave Baby Headline H&P Summer Shindig

Highlights by Hearts & Plugs Now it’s truly annual. Returning to Charleston after a successful first year is Holy City record label Hearts & Plugs Summer Shindig featuring the label’s full roster of acts. While last year’s event was wildly […]

Show Reviews

Soundwaves: Hearts & Plugs Summer Shindig 2015

Soundwaves: Hearts & Plugs Summer Shindig 2015

Flamingo fever swept over Charleston last Saturday in a display of festive pink plumage and sweet summer music. The second annual Hearts & Plugs Summer Shindig, decked out in flamingo tats and tanks, was a day and night to remember. […]

[Show Review] All Get Out Power through New Material

[Show Review] All Get Out Power through New Material

Show Review-All Get Out at the Cat’s Cradle May 15, 2015 Mike Mains & the Branches and Mae.  With the exception of a one-off show last year at The Stuffing in Atlanta, this show Friday at the Cat’s Cradle in […]

[Show Review] Lightning Bolt Bring Crowd on Stage at Kings

[Show Review] Lightning Bolt Bring Crowd on Stage at Kings

“Are they going to play on the fucking floor or not?” quipped an audience member as Lightning Bolt took the stage Monday night at Kings in Raleigh. RISD noiseniks turned underground heroes, the seasoned two-piece noise rock outfit, formed in […]

[Show Review] Matt & Kim w/ WATERS at The Orange Peel

[Show Review] Matt & Kim w/ WATERS at The Orange Peel

The PBR was flowing in the hipster capital of the south as Van Pierszalowski sang into a bouquet of flowers. The WATERS vocalist, joined by Brian DaMert on guitar, Greg Sellin on bass, Andrew Wales on drums and Sara DaMert […]

Concert Previews

New Music

[New Music] Haley Shaw Live with Steven Fiore

[New Music] Haley Shaw Live with Steven Fiore

I still remember Haley Shaw’s farewell to South Carolina show at New Brookland Tavern almost seven years ago. She took the stage standing with her guitar and a stool beside her where she set and opened her moleskin notebook which […]

[New Music] Brigades- Running Blind

[New Music] Brigades- Running Blind

In their new song “Running Blind” Brigades split up vocal duties between frontman Darren Young and guitarist Charlie Jackson. That’s the formula that’s taken Brigades from a top tier local band to a band with a growing national presence. Since […]

Album Reviews

[Album Review] All Get Out-Movement

[Album Review] All Get Out-Movement

Movement by All Get Out They’re back. And it’s with a vengeance. After four long, excruciating years All Get Out has finally answered their debut album The Season with Movement, a five song EP that seems to think of itself […]

[Album Review] Youngster-Extended Play

[Album Review] Youngster-Extended Play

Extended Play by Youngster From the opening notes of Youngster’s new Extended Play EP (EP = Extended Play if you didn’t know) the influence of The Strokes early albums is undeniable. In my years of seeing them live, I’ve always […]

Videos

Black Market Debut New Live Video

Black Market Debut New Live Video

With a show tonight opening for veteran midwest rockers Planes Mistaken for Stars at Neighborhood Theatre in Charlotte, Queen City band Black Market sent us over this live video shot in Rock Hill by Jacob Worden at Studio GreyBLUE. The four […]

Live at Papa Jazz with Pillow Talk

Live at Papa Jazz with Pillow Talk

What’s the first album you remember loving as a kid? Madison-The first album I remember loving as a kid was probably Bringing Down the Horse by the Wallflowers. My parents were really into music when I was a kid, they […]

Volcanoes in the Kitchen Live at Adluh

Volcanoes in the Kitchen Live at Adluh

It was a warm, slightly windy, summer day when I caught up with the Volcanoes in the Kitchen crew outside of the Columbia Convention Center and in the shadow of the historic Adluh building to film them playing two new […]

Live at Papa Jazz with Debbie and the Skanks

Live at Papa Jazz with Debbie and the Skanks

SceneSC: What’s the first album you remember loving as a kid? Deborah Adedokun:David Wilcox- East Asheville Hardware & this Nigerian praise band mixtape that we used to jam out to in the car when I was a kid. Joe Buck:Elvis’ […]

Comedy

Comedian Dave Stone

Dave Stone: The Wander Down Yonder Tour

UPDATE: Dave Stone will be returning to Red Door Tavern on Friday, November 7th with co-headliner Lisa Best, another terrific comedian from LA. Show is at 9PM with a cover of only $7. Dave Stone is an LA-based comedian originally […]

Liza Dye Returns Home and to the Stage.

Liza Dye Returns Home and to the Stage.

Earlier this year tragedy struck New York comedian (and South Carolina native) Liza Dye when she was hit by a subway train and nearly lost a leg. Liza’s story spread quickly within the comedy community, and gained national attention when […]

Giveaways

[ETW] Robert Earl Keen at Music Farm Columbia

[ETW] Robert Earl Keen at Music Farm Columbia

Robert Earl Keen plays the Music Farm in Columbia, SC July 15.  Tickets Rising from the Texas folk scene 30 some-odd years ago, Robert Earl Keen is both a legend and a pioneer in the Americana music world. Keen spent most […]