Sometimes, life on the road just isn’t sustainable. You love playing all of the cool venues and meeting your fans, but you need some stability. The tour is over, and it is time for a hiatus. That being said, #MusicMonday is coming to an end… for now. Think of it as an indefinite hiatus. There might be a reunion tour, or there might be a whole new super group that rises from the ashes. Either way, keep your eyes peeled for the next iteration of your Monday media fix.
If you haven’t heard of Lee Bains III...then you can thank us later. We say that, because you need to go listen right now. Seriously, go listen, and come read the rest of this afterwords. Then head to The Radio Room this Saturday. If classic Hip-Hop is more your speed, then you’re going to want to be at The Firmament on Saturday for Biz Markie! As always, don’t forget to check out your weekly line up of live music.
Already have your costume picked out? Then try out its impact before Halloween at the Appalachian Masquerade at the Spinning Jenny. We’ve got the scoop on the three acts that will making this a night to remember. We’ve also got the rundown on A Very Baby Baby Halloween. As usual, plan your week with our live music calendar.
Is musical talent a matter of nature or nurture? It is hard to say, but we are just glad the the guys of Great Peacock are full of talent. You’ll be glad to when they come to The Radio Room on Thursday with all of their feathers on display. This week also sees world renowned pianist Emile Pandolfi play in Greenville. Make sure to take a peek at the weekly lineup of live music you won’t want to miss.
Everyone’s favorite festival named after a mammal with albinism is back. It is time for the Albino Skunk Music Festival. This ever-evolving festival is a weekend filled with fantastic music. The lineup is stacked and you won’t want to miss a minute of it. Dr. Note will also take the stage at Quest Brewing. Don’t forget to check out this week’s lineup of can’t miss live music.
Has this ever happened to you? You are searching for new music, and you stumble upon an act that you just have to kick yourself for not listening to sooner. That is how we were when we discovered Cory Branan. We are not afraid to admit we were behind when it comes to Cory Branan, as he has been met with widespread acclaim throughout his career. We’ve also got a piece on Fever 333. As usual, check out all of the live music you can’t miss this week.
The music scene of the Upstate is truly diverse, and we love it! This week we are focusing on two Latin-infused powerhouses, Chocala and Phat Lip. These two acts are dynamic, fun, and talented. It is impossible to have a bad time while watching them. This week also brings varied acts to local venues. From local favorites, newcomers, and even some notable producers, there is something for everyone.
You know those artists that just throw caution to the wind and really just go for it? Mark "Porkchop' Holder is one of those artists. We here at In The Know support this kind of musical experimentation. In fact, we think there should be more of it. Looking to fill your week with music? We've got all of the shows you won't want to miss.
Sometimes unexpected bands play at unexpected venues. This is the case with Paleface playing at The Velo Fellow. Sometimes an incongruous act/venue pairing can make a show even more memorable. This is one show you don't want to miss. In fact, this Music Monday is filled with shows you'll want to add to your calendar for the week ahead.