Disc golf enthusiasts in the Upstate have no shortage of options to choose from in order to enjoy the sport that has been growing in popularity since the 1970s. As far back as the 1920s, people have been throwing discs at targets in a golf-like game, but it wasnt until the late 1960s, when a California parks and recreation supervisor petitioned Wham-O, the makers of the Frisbee, to supply discs for a tournament, that the seeds of the sport were planted.
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.
In the last edition of Fresh Air Friday I told you about Poinsett Bridge with a promise to follow up with the story of another historic Upstate bridge this week. That bridge is, of course, Campbell’s Covered Bridge which has stood proudly in the Upstate since 1909 and is now the centerpiece of a park owned and operated by Greenville Rec.
Pendleton, located in Anderson, is filled with historic places. It is home to one of the largest National Historic Districts in the country. Pendleton’s proximity to other points of interest makes it the perfect hub for an exciting day trip.
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.
This week’s Fresh Air Friday is familiar to anyone who has been following ITK for quite some time. The Poinsett Bridge. That being said, today we are focusing on the less spooky side of things. The bridge is actually home to some incredible hiking. Along with the views, you’ll be learning some informative (and entertaining) history.
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.
7 Ways to Brighten Your Rainy Day: Greenville It is summer in the South, which means afternoon showers and the occasional thunderstorm. Sure, sometimes it is nice to throw your head back and dance in the rain, but most times, being practical wins out and we head indoors. Luckily, the Upstate offers plenty of activities…
We love it when a band subverts our expectations. That is exactly what happened when we were introduced to Shaken Nature. It is refreshing to see a modern band take such a vintage approach to their sound. We know you’ll love it too when they take the stage at Velo Fellow on Friday. Also be sure to check out The Work reunion show. As usual, be sure to check out this week’s lineup of live music you won’t want to miss.
It is that time of year again; where ghouls and goblins roam the street and kids are in a constant sugar rush. Halloween is right around the corner, and we know you are ready for some frightening fun. With so many great activities happening around the Upstate, we decided to bring back our super spooky, super helpful Halloween Guide. Whether you're undead, or just a fan of them, here is ITK's 2018 FANGtastic Guide to Halloween.