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Show Review: Lucero at the Handlebar 3/20/14

Show Review: Lucero at the Handlebar 3/20/14

Written by on 2014/03/26 in Show Reviews with 0 Comments

“I heard that when we wake up tomorrow, it will be Friday.”  This was not only an accurate statement by Lucero bassist, John C. Stubblefield, but it was kind of the summation of the sentiment in the room at the Handlebar last Thursday night.  There was this feeling that something awesome was happening and we should […]

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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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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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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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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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[Interview] Greenville’s Grey Spy Eye Nostalgia with New Single

[Interview] Greenville’s Grey Spy Eye Nostalgia with New Single

Written by on 2014/03/06 in Interviews, New Music with 0 Comments

Friends of Russ Benefit Show March 7 at The Handlebar with EP Releases from Grey Spy/Mountain Homes/Everlasting Earle/Our Western Sky New EP Impossible Sequence out March 7 Early on in the days of SceneSC one of the first Greenville bands we found and took a liking to was Shaun William’s project Archer vs. Gunman. He’s […]

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99 Summer Photos of Local Music

99 Summer Photos of Local Music

Written by on 2013/10/24 in Show Journal with 0 Comments

This summer, I went to some local shows and took photographs. Check ‘em out. Tweet

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[Show Review] Air Review, Mountain Homes and Alexa Woodward

[Show Review] Air Review, Mountain Homes and Alexa Woodward

Written by on 2013/09/12 in Show Journal with 1 Comment

Dark Room – 9.10.13 Alexa Woodward has a knack for producing a blend of melancholy, yet carefree Americana. She opened the evening to a standing-room-only crowd at Dark Room and was joined by Kevin Mavis and Lauren Stapleton of Mountain Homes for part of her set. There’s an air of adolescent mischief and silliness that […]

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[New Music] “We Eat Themselves” – The Soap

[New Music] “We Eat Themselves” – The Soap

Written by on 2013/08/16 in Featured, New Music, News with 0 Comments

Since releasing their first album, Shelf Life, a little over a year ago, The Soap have been touring and apparently writing a second album. Here’s the new single from their sophomore effort, Red Thread. We Eat Themselves (Single) by The Soap The peacefulness that turns frantic reminds me a lot of the RX Bandits, as […]

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7 Q’s with John Fahr, Debut Album ‘Go North’ Out Now

7 Q’s with John Fahr, Debut Album ‘Go North’ Out Now

Written by on 2013/07/01 in Interviews with 0 Comments

When most people hear home recording they think lofi, or something less than studio quality. Over the last 10 years the gap in quality has nearly disappeared, and with John Fahr’s new album Go North it’s not something you would notice as a listener. In fact it’s quite the opposite. On Go North Fahr arranges […]

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Lucero and Justin Townes Earle Headline Fall For Greenville

Lucero and Justin Townes Earle Headline Fall For Greenville

Written by on 2012/08/15 in Concert Previews with 0 Comments

Downtown Greenville, SC Friday, October 12 5:00 pm – 11:00 pm Saturday, October 13 11:00 am – 9:00 pm Sunday, October 14 Noon – 7:00 pm The music aspect of Fall For Greenville may never outshine the culinary, but this years lineup will serve as a perfect side dish. Headlining the main stages this year […]

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Archer vs. Gunman Get Back in Stride

Archer vs. Gunman Get Back in Stride

Written by on 2012/08/09 in Concert Previews, Interviews with 0 Comments

Facebook Event Archer vs. Gunman with Our Western Sky Saturday August 11 8:30 PM at The Handlebar Fall of 2011 was a tough time for Archer vs. Gunman. The band that had been an anchor of the Upstate music community for so long was starting to come apart. Front-man Shaun Williams was in a wheel […]

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All Get Out Change and Grow

All Get Out Change and Grow

Written by on 2012/07/03 in Concert Previews, Interviews with 0 Comments

July 7th-The Sparrow (Charleston, SC)  July 14th-The Radio Room (Greenville, SC) There have been a lot of questions surrounding All Get Out since their return from the successful nationwide tour with La Dispute, Balance and Composure, and Sainthood Reps. Long time AGO members Mel Washington and Mike Rogers left the band to pursue other opportunities […]

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