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5 Minutes with the Opener: The Fighting Jamesons

5 Minutes with the Opener: The Fighting Jamesons

Written by on 2014/03/26 in Interviews with 0 Comments

Last week, The Fighting Jamesons opened for Lucero at Greenville’s Handlebar.  I pulled frontman Michael Powers off to the side for a short 5 minute conversation on the band, opening for Lucero, and what it’s like being an ‘Irish Band’ post March 17. “First and foremost, it’s an honor to open for Lucero.  We flew […]

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New Music from William Starr Busbee

New Music from William Starr Busbee

Written by on 2014/03/25 in New Music with 0 Comments

After opening a handful of dates for Toro y Moi in 2012 The Choir Quit, an already seldom performing live band, dropped into relative obscurity along with frontman William Busbee. Sure there was the pop up show here and there with Belk Boys and the occasional house show, but for the most part William Busbee […]

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Inaugural Hey Look! Music Festival Showcases Upstate Talent

Inaugural Hey Look! Music Festival Showcases Upstate Talent

Written by on 2014/03/24 in Festivals with 0 Comments

The Upstate music scene has come a long way in the past five years with a growing sense of community in an area filled with talented bands and musicians. The inaugural Hey Look! Music Festival brings 14 of Greenville’s most prominent folk and rock bands together for a day of celebration of that sense of community. […]

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[Ticket Giveaway] Country Deep Tour Comes to Charleston

Written by on 2014/03/24 in Tickets with 0 Comments

Doors: 8:00 pm / Show: 9:00 pm Music Farm Charleston, SC This event is all ages More Show Info and Tickets For those of you who have AT&T U-verse and are country music fans you’re probably already familiar with their Country Deep App. It not only brings you closer to the stars of country music today, but to […]

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11 Bands We Love from SXSW 2014

11 Bands We Love from SXSW 2014

Written by on 2014/03/22 in SXSW with 0 Comments

Rule number one of this list is that we had to see the band live while we were at SXSW. It was an insane week of bouncing between shows, guessing which ones would or wouldn’t have lines and which shows would be running on time. Even though some cancellations derailed our schedule, we still managed […]

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Watch Serfs Pysched Out New Video

Watch Serfs Pysched Out New Video

Written by on 2014/03/21 in Videos with 0 Comments

  Queen City garage rockers Serfs dropped their new video for  the song “Marijuana Mom” and it’s everything you could imagine from the title. Things get weird when you cheers a unicorn as you can see in the video. Like going inside a Denver man’s mind after he’s taken a giant bong rip and listens […]

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The Avett Brothers to Play Banjo B Que and First Flush Festival

The Avett Brothers to Play Banjo B Que and First Flush Festival

Written by on 2014/03/21 in Banjo-B-Que, Festivals with 0 Comments

Tickets for First Flush Tickets for Banjo-B-Que There’s not a bigger festival draw in the Southeast than The Avett Brothers and this Spring they’ll play two festivals on the edges of South Carolina. May 23 has them headlining one of our favorite and most unique music festivals in America Banjo-B-Que and the following night playing […]

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[New Video] Bethany Rae feat. MUSS “Playing My Part”

[New Video] Bethany Rae feat. MUSS “Playing My Part”

Written by on 2014/03/20 in New Music, News with 0 Comments

  Spartanburg local Bethany Rae is making national waves with her recent endeavors. She’s been hard at work putting together her debut project and at the end of 2013 the budding artist hosted a showcase in Spartanburg to give the people a hint of what to expect from her new music. Along with heavy promotion […]

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Comedian Ben Kronberg hits Columbia and Greenville

Comedian Ben Kronberg hits Columbia and Greenville

Written by on 2014/03/20 in Comedy, Interviews with 0 Comments

Ben Kronberg is a comic from New York City, currently touring the Southeast.  This Friday he will be at the Red Door Tavern in West Columbia and this Saturday at CityRange in Greenville Ben has been on John Oliver’s New York Stand Up Show, had his own Half Hour on Comedy Central, and has appeared […]

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WUSC Wednesdays: Back to Basics

WUSC Wednesdays: Back to Basics

Written by on 2014/03/19 in WUSC Wednesdays with 0 Comments

With spring and summer festival lineup announcements winding down, it’s about time to get back to the “pick five artists I randomly discovered” way of doing things.* The Mowgli’s This eight piece, retro-folk and indie pop crew is out of L.A. and you can feel the sunny California disposition on each track. Their 2013 release […]

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Lucero to play Greenville’s Handlebar

Lucero to play Greenville’s Handlebar

Written by on 2014/03/19 in Concert Previews with 0 Comments

This time last year, I awoke from a nap, stumbled down from my hotel room and found myself smack in the middle of Memphis trying to acquire some grub. I ended up with a rib meat sandwich (pretty sure that’s its government name) from Johnny G’s and a happy little walk around burning off calories listening to […]

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SXSW Mid Week Update

SXSW Mid Week Update

Written by on 2014/03/13 in SXSW with 1 Comment

SXSW day two ended in tragedy as a drunk driver plowed through barriers traveling down Red River St in front of The Mohawk where Tyler the Creator was scheduled to perform. Two were killed and 23 injured in the incident. We were about half a mile away at the Future Islands show when the event […]

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Diarrhea Planet Spew on SXSW

Diarrhea Planet Spew on SXSW

Written by on 2014/03/11 in SXSW with 0 Comments

Diarrhea Planet have arguably the worst and best band name at SXSW 2014, but one things for sure, if you see them this year you won’t forget their live show. We kicked off our 2014 SXSW experience with Diarrhea Planet at Hotel Vegas on the East side of Austin and they set the bar high […]

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[New Music] The Force feat. Zakiya “If You Want It, I Got It”

[New Music] The Force feat. Zakiya “If You Want It, I Got It”

Written by on 2014/03/07 in New Music, SC Hip Hop with 0 Comments

Remember our list of Anticipated SC Hip Hop Artist of 2014? Well The Force was at the top of that list and this week they released their first single of the year. “If You Want It, I Got It” is a mellow record featuring SC singer Zakiya. With a Del La Soul 90′s vibe this is the perfect […]

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Jordan Igoe Acoustic at DanManor

Jordan Igoe Acoustic at DanManor

Written by on 2014/03/07 in Videos with 0 Comments

  As the sun set in Greenville last Friday, Daniel McCord filmed Jordan Igoe play a couple of acoustic songs with harmony vocals from her friend and bandmate Rachel Kate as part of his DanManor sessions.  The first of the two is “It’s Not Me” from her new album How to Love. She followed that […]

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