Columbian musician Thom Kehr of the band Hold Fire opens up about the struggles and successes of being a musician in a city with an up-and-coming music scene and what initial success means to him.
Columbia embraces a vibrant nightlife. The Vista, along the Congaree River, is one of Columbia’s most electrifying districts. Local band Decadence knows how to rock the Vista and the city.
By Jared Owenby July 10, 2013 The Midlands has caught a case of the blues, and from smoky tunes to smoked barbeque, you can hear the blues and cheers coming from the Midlands Blues Society’s weekly jam session at Mac’s on Main. About a year ago, local musicians and blues lovers decided to revive the… Read More Society tries to keep blues alive in Midlands
By Caitlyn McGuire July 9, 2013 On any given Friday night in Columbia, finding local live music isn’t too difficult. The independent, unsigned and open-mic music scene is booming more than ever with a range of genres and artists. But it still can be disorganized, so four S.C. musicians have taken matters into their own… Read More Carolina Music United seeks to promote unsigned bands