Lake Street Dive exploded into the public eye in 2012 with a cover of Michael Jackson’s “I Want You Back.” The YouTube video shows off lead singer Rachel Price’s powerhouse vocals and put the band’s fun-loving vibe on full display; it went viral immediately and now boasts over three million views. Since then, they’ve released two full length albums—Bad Self Portraits and this year’s Side Pony—and they have established themselves as a perennial force in the music world. Recently Charleston Grit had the pleasure of chatting with Lake Street Dive guitarist Mike “McDuck” Olson about their latest album, their upcoming show at the Music Farm June 8th, and Hometeam BBQ—naturally.
Adam Gorlitzky, a local paraplegic, talks about his robotic leg system, attempts to raise awareness about the technology and his community, and desire to make history at the 39th Annual Cooper River Bridge Run.
After finding mega-success in the 80s with Men At Work, singer-songwriter Colin Hay found further success as a solo artist. Devin Grant caught up with the artist to tap about life as an 80s rock star, his new album, and his upcoming show at the Charleston Music Hall.