Hip-Hop Family Day Books Mobb Deep, Scarface for March Madness Pre-Festival Benefits

Headliners for the April Festival Have Yet to Be Announced
By Patrick Wall | Tuesday, February 9, 4:56 pm
The two run-up benefit concerts offer the chance to catch some of hip-hop’s seminal players before the main event.
Music Feature

With Nobody Expecting More, Has R. Kelly’s Lecherous R&B Finally Gone Too Far?

Friday at Colonial Life Arena
By Eric Tullis | Wednesday, February 10, 2016
There’s a good chance that you were actually enjoying yourself last summer at a backyard party the first time you heard “Backyard Party.”
Music Feature

Yonder Mountain String Band Lost a Core Member And Kept Right on Moving

Thursday at the Music Farm
By Vincent Harris | Wednesday, February 10, 2016
In April 2014, Yonder Mountain String Band parted ways with singer and mandolin player Jeff Austin.
Sound Bites

Concerts in Columbia: Feb. 11-17

Zoogma, ColorBlind, Jazz on the River, Widespread Panic
By Free Times | Wednesday, February 10, 2016
Acoustic guitar-based hip-hop suffers from a dearth of respect in the more insular corners of rock and rap.
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. 10-17

By Free Times | Wednesday, February 10, 2016
Live music, karaoke, dance, djs, trivia and more.
Club Life

Taylor Glazier at The Whig

By Christian Barker | Wednesday, February 10, 2016
But if there were one thing I could bring with me to Myrtle Beach, it would be NBT.

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.