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[Show Preview] Shrimp Records present Sadler Vaden at The Pour House

[Show Preview] Shrimp Records present Sadler Vaden at The Pour House

When the Charleston rock group, Leslie, broke up in the fall of 2011, Ballard Lesemann compared it to the tinge he felt at 16 when he heard of the Police calling it quits. Comprised of drummer Jonathan Carman, bassist Jason Fox […]

[Show Preview]: Dr. Dog Sells Out The Orange Peel

[Show Preview]: Dr. Dog Sells Out The Orange Peel

It is absolutely crazy to think that Dr. Dog’s first studio album Toothbrush was released in 2003. Since that self-released debut, the Philadelphia-based group has gradually climbed to indie stardom through their road-dog lifestyle, opening for notable artists like M. Ward […]

Stop Light Observations Release New Single "Helicopters"

Stop Light Observations Release New Single “Helicopters”

Stop Light Observations is arguably one of the most successful bands to have risen from the coastal streets of Charleston, and it seemingly happened overnight. One day, they were kids forming a band and the next, they were lined up […]

The Dog-Hearted: Curtin's Debut Album & Tour

The Dog-Hearted: Curtin’s Debut Album & Tour

They say New York is the city where dreams come true. While most of us may have lost faith in that movie fantasy, Austin Nelson and Jason Rueger may have proved that cliché can still hold some merit; even if […]

What to Expect From the Third Annual Black Hearts Ball in ClemsonZombies at the 2nd Annual Black Hearts Ball, 2012 [courtesy Brian Williams]

What to Expect From the Third Annual Black Hearts Ball in Clemson

Facebook Event Valentine’s Day can be a slightly depressing holiday if you don’t have a sweetheart to call your own. That doesn’t have to be the case if you’re hanging out in the Upstate this year. Taking place at Friar’s […]

Show Preview: Dog Bite // Joie // Dear Sleeper

Show Preview: Dog Bite // Joie // Dear Sleeper

The first show of WSBF’s free Spring Concert Series features up-and-coming band Dog Bite along with two of the Upstate’s freshest acts, Joie and Dear Sleeper. Dog Bite will be visiting Clemson before setting out with Toro y Moi on […]

Tonight: Shovels & Rope at the Radio Room w/ Jonny Corndawg and Mountain HomesShovels & Rope at SXSW (photo by Curtis Wayne Millard)

Tonight: Shovels & Rope at the Radio Room w/ Jonny Corndawg and Mountain Homes

Tonight at the Radio Room, Lowcountry duo Shovels & Rope bring their vintage southern sound to the Upstate. Both Cary Ann Hearst and Michael Trent have put out solo albums, but have been touring as Shovels & Rope since 2010. […]

Last Minute Show Preview: Folk Singer/Songwriter Derik Hultquist at The Midnight Rooster, Hartsville

Last Minute Show Preview: Folk Singer/Songwriter Derik Hultquist at The Midnight Rooster, Hartsville

Earlier today, Nashville singer/songwriter Derik Hultquist dropped by the WSBF FM Clemson studio for an afternoon Live Session. His voice was soft and subtle, barely drifting through my car speakers. I was so impressed that I drove straight to the station […]