Music

Songwriters retreat

What Happens When Songwriters Crash at a Beach House for a Week? Magic.

You might not know their names, but you’ve certainly hummed along to songs they’ve made…

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The Most Famous — and Infamous — National Anthem Performances

Though the words were written in 1814, “The Star-Spangled Banner” did not become the official…

Protest Songs

12 More Protest Songs That Inspired Change

Two weeks ago we published a list of 10 Protest Songs that certainly are beloved…

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People Say, ‘We’ve Got to Have a Conversation About Race.’ OK, Let’s Talk.

Musician Charlton Singleton Talks About Music’s Response to Social Unrest At a time when much…

Protest songs

The Art of Protest: 10 Protest Songs That Inspired Change

At a time when righteous anger has much of the nation protesting, whether through social…

First Avenue concert venues

Concert Venues: It Will Take Unprecedented Support to Weather Pandemic

From selling merch to asking for donations, concert venues get creative to stay afloat What…

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Grammy Award Winner Charlton Singleton Predicts Music Industry’s Resurgence

The Charleston musician says the coronavirus has people missing—and appreciating—live music like never before When…

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Music Equipment Sales Booming During Covid-19

Online music equipment sales hit record numbers as customers stay and play at home One…

No Intermission

“No Intermission” Spotlights Charleston’s Local Talent

“No Intermission” is an episodic video playlist featuring Charleston’s top local performers When Covid-10 threatened…

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After Ghost Ship Fire, Grassroots Groups Fuel Oakland’s Art Resurgence

The deadly fire in a warehouse-turned-art-venue has nonprofits stepping up to ensure it never happens…