South Lake Saloon’s First Weekend With Original Live Music Marred by Controversy

Moe Clark, the Bartender Who Booked the Shows, Has Stepped Down From Her Position
By Kevin Oliver | Thursday, February 4, 2:10 pm
South Lake’s remote location could prove a strength, offering local residents a form of entertainment that previously required a drive into the city.
Music Feature

With the New Accent, Glàss Solidifies Its Touch for Dense and Immersive Rock

Thursday at New Brookland Tavern
By Vincent Harris | Wednesday, February 3, 2016
On the new album Accent, Glàss creates a sound that’s somehow massive and basic.
Music Feature


Local Groups Work to Bring the Realities of Sexual Assault into the Columbia Mainstream
By Kyle Petersen | Wednesday, February 3, 2016
Affirmative consent, if you didn’t know, is when two adults provide explicit, conscious and voluntary consent to engage in mutual sexual activity.
Music Feature

Hear It First: Four Albums to Spin Before Mardi Gras Columbia

By Jordan Lawrence | Wednesday, February 3, 2016
Last year, during the parade that kicks off Columbia’s annual Mardi Gras festival, Tom Hall took a tumble.
Sound Bites

Concerts in Columbia: Feb. 4-10

A Night at the Planetarium, Project Pat, BoomBox, Live Docs
By Free Times | Wednesday, February 3, 2016
The recent Project Pat single “Priorities” finds the Memphis rapper repurposing a line from his infamous “Chicken Head” anthem from 15 years ago.
Music Reviews

Grand Republic’s Fade Out to Grey EP

By Kevin Oliver | Wednesday, January 27, 12:01 am
The members of Grand Republic are local heavyweights, alumni of bands such as Blightobody, Cherry Cherry Pow Pow, Martian Death Lyric, Iron & Wine, The Tantrums and Gadgets, among others.
Music Reviews

Autocorrect’s as it is

By Michael Spawn | Wednesday, January 27, 12:01 am
Like a haunted house designed by deranged orphans, Autocorrect’s recorded output has been fascinating but bizarre, creepy while rewarding close attention — often all in one track.
Where It's At

Columbia SC Club Calendar: Feb. 3-10

By Free Times | Wednesday, February 3, 2016
Live music, karaoke, dance, djs, trivia and more.
Club Life

Gil Davis and Judd Van Winkle at Hickory Tavern

By Christian Barker | Wednesday, February 3, 2016
" I think most of us have had a down football season, so you’ll probably see a bunch of bandwagon fans coming out wanting something good to cheer for."

Cover Story

Best of South Carolina Music

By Free Times | Wednesday, December 9, 2015
In addition to recognizing some of South Carolina’s best musicians, this survey also serves to showcase the exciting variety of sounds happening here.