Saturday at New Brookland Tavern
By Vincent Harris | Friday, May 20, 9:28 am
Our Endless War, the 2014 album by Knoxville, Tennessee’s Whitechapel, has to be one of the most brutal releases ever to hit the Billboard Top 10. A roaring, uncompromising slab of deathcore metal, the album is heavy.
Schedule Balances Family-Friendly and Holiday Fare With Cutting-Edge Performance Arts, Fascinating Speakers
By Kyle Petersen | Thursday, May 19, 3:56 pm
Since its first season in 2012, the Harbison Theatre at Midlands Technical College has always rolled out eclectic programming aimed to impress.
Laura Jane Grace Stood Up Against HB2 as Her Band Showed It's Still Strong After a Couple Rough Years
By David Travis Bland | Wednesday, May 18, 5:56 pm
Grace noted that in all the men’s bathrooms in the truck stops she’s been in, she’s read racist, bigoted and homophobic scrawl. “Those are the people who should be feared,” she said. “Until I’m protected from them, I’ll be pissing and s#!tting outside like a dog."
Violinist Sayaka Shoji and Banjo Great Bela Fleck Will Both Return to Play With the Group
By Jordan Lawrence | Wednesday, May 18, 2:23 pm
Music Director Morihiko Nakahara maintains a high performance standard for our humble Southern burg, a task that is by no means easy.
The Atlanta Festival Boasted an Impressive Setting and Savvy Booking
By Jordan Lawrence | Monday, May 16, 9:51 am
Spread between Centennial Olympic Park and International Plaza, Shaky Knees manages a remarkably hospitable outdoor atmosphere while also playing up its urban locale.
Far-Ranging Arts Festival Returns April 20-23 with Latino Theme
By Jordan Lawrence | Thursday, May 12, 5:09 pm
“In response to the explosive growth of the Latino community in South Carolina and across the Southeastern United States, Indie Grits will turn its focus to Latino film, culture, and arts in 2017."
Flitting Through Eras, The Featured Quartet Wowed at Chamber Music on Main's Season Finale
By David Lowry | Thursday, May 5, 2:52 pm
Last week, Edward Arron brought to the Columbia Museum of Art three friends, filling the requirements for what makes an extraordinary string quartet.
The Metal Singer and a Friend Engaged in a Heated Exchange on Greenville’s Main Street Last Weekend
By David Travis Bland | Thursday, May 5, 10:57 am
On Sunday afternoon in Greenville, Ian Nix and his friend Brett Terrapin faced a group of Confederate battle flag bearers on the city’s populated Main Street.
Screenings at the Nickelodeon Theatre May 4 and 7
By David Travis Bland | Wednesday, May 4, 1:31 pm
Blue Velvet tells the story of a young man, played by Kyle MacLachlan, and his descent into the seedy underbelly of his picturesque hometown as he unravels the violent mystery of a severed ear he discovered in a field.
Free Times Did the Math (on a Napkin)
By Patrick Wall | Thursday, April 28, 12:19 pm
For three years, Columbia's Glass Mansions (née Death of Paris) chased a dream: to be one of the bands selected for Taco Bell’s Feed The Beat program.
The Ensemble’s Final Concert of the Season Did Well By Famous Works
By David Lowry | Wednesday, April 27, 5:23 pm
Mæstro Donald Portnoy conducted the University of South Carolina Symphony Orchestra’s final concert of the season.
Ingratiating Itself to the Crowd as Few Groups Can, Pearl Jam Proved Itself as a Band of the People
By Jordan Lawrence | Friday, April 22, 1:52 pm
The playing was great. The songs ranged from solid to exceptional. But Pearl Jam’s best asset was its fan base.
At This Year’s Festival, the Diversity — of Media, of Themes and Tones — Was Both Overwhelming and Affirming
By Jordan Lawrence | Thursday, April 21, 10:44 am
The variety of expression at this year’s festival was vast and exciting, encouraging attendees to open themselves up to anything and everything.
April 18 at Music Farm
By Vincent Harris | Monday, April 18, 11:54 am
One of the many downsides of the end of The Allman Brothers Band in 2014 was that we weren’t going to hear Warren Haynes’ guitar tear up those Southern rock jams anymore.
Cowboy Mouth and Dirty Dozen Brass Band Will Play the May 7 Event
By Kyle Petersen | Friday, March 25, 3:21 pm
Both party-rock favorite Cowboy Mouth and Dirty Dozen Brass Band hail from the Crescent City and bring a more jammy-yet-progressive vibe to the festival.
Highlights (and Some Complaints) from the 34th Annual Celebration
By Kyle Petersen | Monday, March 21, 10:55 am
The folks at St. Pat’s will never be able to affect the chill, hip vibe of the Jam Room Music Festival or the welcoming, community-centered feel of the Rosewood Crawfish Festival, but they clearly know that they can transcend their reputation just a bit.
Saturday at New Brookland Tavern
By Patrick Wall | Friday, March 18, 6:03 pm
It’s a brave and inspiring thing that the women, many of whom aren’t musicians, taking part in Saturday’s Girls Rock Volunteer & Supporter Showcase are doing.
Local Band Delivered a Bracing, No-Frills Set to Celebrate New EP
By Kevin Oliver | Friday, March 11, 3:59 pm
On the same day its new EP, I Don't Mean to Dwell, was officially released, Columbia trio Dear Blanca took the stage at New Brookland Tavern.
Sol Driven Train Will Headline the April 9 Event
By Kyle Petersen | Thursday, March 3, 10:03 am
“Our [old] site was destroyed when the floods came through, and the stage we use was washed out," explains festival promoter Dave Britt.
Two Solid Sets and a Fiery Introduction Led Up to Sanders' Speech
By David Travis Bland | Monday, February 29, 2:18 pm
Killer Mike did more than keep the crowd entertained. He delivered the people without even playing a song.