Columbia Free Times

Interview: Drift Jam Flotilla Music Festival’s Doug Gainey

Concert Will Feature a Floating Stage with Attendees Watching From Their Boats
By Michael Spawn | Friday, July 18, 1:36 pm
Five artists with Carolina ties — Atlas Road Crew, The Reason Your Listening, Ricky Young, Weaving the Fate and an acoustic collaboration between members of Lefty at the Washout and The Movement — will perform on a floating stage on Lake Murray while spectators watch from their watercraft.
Music Feature


The Lovely Few Tackle Hefty Themes and Daunting Concepts Through Minimal Electro-Folk
By Kyle Petersen | Wednesday, July 23, 2014
For Columbia’s Mike Mewborne, the heavens and their attendant metaphors are enough to tell every story he has.
Music Feature

20 Years Later, Hootie Drummer Pushes Past 
Cracked Rear View

July 23 at Conundrum Music Hall
By Kevin Oliver | Wednesday, July 16, 2014
With Cracked Rear View, Hootie & the Blowfish’s chart-conquering debut LP, having recently turned 20, one might expect Jim “Soni” Sonefeld, the band’s drummer, to revisit the band’s stratospheric past. But for him, the anniversary wasn’t a big deal.
Sound Bites

Concerts in Columbia: July 24-30

Roshambeaux, JReg & the Whiskey Time Machine,The Message,Elliott & the Untouchables, Karl 2000, Hiroya Tsukamoto
By Free Times | Wednesday, July 23, 2014
Roshambeaux doesn’t sound like a nonet, but it certainly sounds like more than the sum of Kyle Iconic (on vocal stylez and guitarz) and J-Rock (on beatz, groovez and machinez).
Where It's At

Columbia SC Club Calendar: July 23-30

By Free Times | Wednesday, July 23, 2014
Live music, karaoke, dance, djs & misc.
Club Life

Whitney Williams & Caroline Davis at Nightcaps in Downtown

By Christian Barker | Wednesday, July 23, 2014
It is definitely a service industry bar.

Photo Galleries

Club Life | The Whig

By Christian Barker | Friday, July 18, 2014

SC Bands at SXSW

By Sean Rayford | Thursday, March 13, 2014

Columbia Concerts | Queens of the Stone Age

By Sean Rayford | Saturday, February 1, 2014

Columbia Nightlife | Pour House

By Christian Barker | Tuesday, January 21, 2014

Famously Hot New Year’s Eve | Tue Dec. 31

By Christian Barker | Friday, January 3, 2014

Columbia Nightlife | Carolina Ale House

By Christian Barker | Wednesday, December 4, 2013

Club Life | blue.

By Patrick Wall | Wednesday, November 27, 2013

Toro Y Moi | Columbia Museum of Art | Friday, Oct. 18

By Thomas Hammond | Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Club Life | Urban Outfitters

By Christian Barker | Thursday, October 10, 2013

Club Life | Pavlov’s

By Christian Barker | Wednesday, September 18, 2013
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Local restaurants serving locally grown food during Palmetto Tasty Tomato Restaurant Feast, July 11-18:

Cafe Strudel

300 State St., 803-794-6634

West Columbia

The Southern Belly BBQ

1332 Rosewood Dr., 803-667-9533


100 State St., 803-791-3443
West Columbia

Il Giorgione
 Pizzeria & Wine Bar

2406 Devine St., 803-521-5063

Blue Marlin

1200 Lincoln St.
, 803-799-3838

The Vista, Columbia

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