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BY: Devin Grant
Eddie Hogan, one of Lowcountry music's biggest supporters, passed away late last year. This Saturday at The Windjammer friends, family and musicians will gather for a day that celebrates Hogan's life.
BY: Devin Grant
Sure, local superstar Darius Rucker had a huge hit a couple years ago with "Wagon Wheel," but the band that cowrote that hit song with Bob Dylan played the PAC this past Tuesday night.
BY: Devin Grant
Oh no she didn't! After an Atlanta blog editor took Charleston to task for defending the city's honor, Devin Grant wrote a few words in reply.
BY: Devin Grant
The classic rock band Heart gave a superb performance Tuesday night at the PAC, spanning its own catalog and treating the sold-out crowd to some surprises.
BY: Devin Grant
After betting that the inappropriate humor in The Book of Mormon would cause massive walkouts, Devin Grant was proved pleasantly wrong as the PAC stayed packed for the award-winning musical.
BY: Devin Grant
Ingrid Michaelson played an intimate show at the Charleston Music Hall with guest Greg Holden.
BY: Devin Grant
As their star continues to rise in the world of Americana music, local self-described "sloppy tonk" duo Shovels & Rope returned to their home base for a beautiful and rowdy show at the PAC.
BY: Devin Grant
James Taylor turned in a near perfect performance Friday night at the North Charleston Coliseum that found the artist getting up close and personal with many of his fans.
BY: Devin Grant
Despite some rude and clueless audience members, Justin Townes Earle managed to charm the crowd at the Charleston Music Hall Sunday night.
BY: Devin Grant
Ringo Starr and His All Starr Band rocked the PAC Wednesday night, and Beatlemaniac Devin Grant was there with his son, a third-generation fan of the Fab Four.
BY: Devin Grant
After jumping ship and playing Daniel Island last year, Widespread Panic makes a triumphant return to the North Charleston Coliseum.
BY: Devin Grant
While it may not the best example of a movie musical, the 1974 Brian DePalma film Phantom of the Paradise is great campy fun. A newly released Blu-Ray/DVD version brings the cult film to the masses.
BY: Devin Grant
The Robert Cray Band teamed up with John Hiatt and The Combo for a night of great American music at the PAC
BY: Devin Grant
After a decade as one half of the Charleston electronic-rock band Slow Runner, Michael Flynn sets out on his own with a solo offering.
BY: Devin Grant
When a group of local musicians decided to pay tribute to that greatest of all white-boy soul groups, Hall & Oates, at the Pour House, the results were sublime.
BY: Devin Grant
The Dead have come to life as local band has released a great new collection of rock and soul music. Drummer Daniel Crider talks about what went into the creation of "Chase Your Devils Down."
BY: Devin Grant
Although blogger Devin Grant has never been a fan of the band 80's Classic Rock, he has to admit one band rocked out a harder than he was expecting them to at last Saturday night's show at the PAC.
BY: Devin Grant
Spirits were high as two folk legends brought their old-time acoustic sound to the Charleston Music Hall last Sunday night, and this time, no one at the bar had to be told to shut up.
BY: Devin Grant
In case you missed one of the best shows to come to Charleston in a while, newly reunited Nickel Creek, and eternally youthful Tony Bennett played stellar shows on two consecutive nights at the PAC.
BY: Devin Grant
Nothing is better than great live music. Local singer-songwriter has a solid new album out, and shows she can recreate the music from that album beautifully at a couple of recent local performances.
BY: Devin Grant
Every musician creates music in their own unique way, but it takes a special person to create deep, soulful tunes that come from their heart and touch yours. This Charleston local tells us her story.
BY: Devin Grant
After rocking out with Drivin N' Cryin, Sadler Vaden is now part of Jason Isbell's band, The 400 Unit. Blogger Devin Grant gets a one-on-one with Sadler before tonight's show at the CHS Music Hall.
BY: Devin Grant
Darius Rucker shows his SC pride as he returns to his hometown for a sold out show at the North Charleston Coliseum. With openers David Nail and Eli Young Band, fans got one music filled night
BY: Devin Grant
Kristian Bush of Sugarland is set to play the Windjammer tonight, and blogger Devin Grant's interview with him gives us a look into the musical journey that brought him to where he is today.
BY: Devin Grant
The Best of Broadway series at the N. Charleston PAC continues this week with "The Addams Family." Here's what I thought of the creepily funny show, and why you should go see it TONIGHT with the fam
BY: Devin Grant
Kevin Hanley and friends from Cord & Pedal Records pulled out all the stops for another spirited holiday program, this time at the Charleston Music Hall—Shovels & Rope, Rachel Kate Gillon, and more!
BY: Devin Grant
I finally got to a 2nd chance at seeing them in concert (after a disappointing 1st experience)... I'll tell you what our ultra-serious modern rock bands could learn from this 40-year-old group
BY: Devin Grant
What are you doing this weekend? Why not head to Legare Farms for a sensational local music line-up to benefit a longtime supporter of local bands who's battling cancer—and we want to help her win
BY: Devin Grant
After some doubt about a Four Seasons musical, I had a blast at this show at the PAC. Actor Nick Cosgrove's Valli was spot on, the cursing rivals a Scorsese film, and the iconic songs thrilled
BY: Devin Grant
As Tyler Mechem prepares to move to Indiana, he'll be playing one last show this Friday. Get the scoop on where and when, plus the reason for the move and his take on the future of Chas' music scene
BY: Devin Grant
The first day of the Southern Ground Music & Food Festival featured great sets by AJ Ghent, Dawes, Natalie Maines, and a cover-heavy set by the Zac Brown Band
BY: Devin Grant
The Zac Brown Band returns to Daniel Island this weekend with an impressive pack of pals (like Willie Nelson, Band of Horses, and The Head & The Heart). Here are my top picks for the two-day show...
BY: Devin Grant
What did last weekend's Panic show with a crowd of thousands and a local house concert with a crowd of two-dozen have in common? Lots, actually. And if you were in that crowd—you were part of it
BY: Devin Grant
Before they take an extended break, local band Slow Runner's playing one last show (for a while at least) at the Chas Music Hall Friday. Here's the scoop on the show, plus the reason for the hiatus
BY: Devin Grant
After liking but not loving the Alabama Shakes album "Boys & Girls," I experienced the band live and in front of a sold-out audience last week... And, okay. NOW I get it...
BY: Devin Grant
After a disappointing first experience seeing Steely Dan in 90s, I headed to the North Charleston Coliseum this past Sunday for another try. Here's my review of the show—set list and photos included
BY: Devin Grant
Chris Oplinger of local Clash tribute band Sandinistas! breaks down the new box set release by the legendary punk band—plus! When to catch the next Clash tribute show at Art's Bar & Grill...
BY: Devin Grant
I attended the Under The Sun Tour at the North Charleston Coliseum and realized a) the music of my youth is now considered "oldies" and b) the lead singer of Smash Mouth really sucks
BY: Devin Grant
You may know of the West Ashley guitarist and singer Skye Paige (and if you don't, keep on reading)... but did you know she's with a new band? Get the scoop, and where to see them play TOMORROW, here
BY: Devin Grant
Here's what I liked about the '80s diva's performance last Wednesday... aaaand what I didn't. Plus, find out what Cyndi called an audience member out for and see 15+ photos from the show

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