DJ Natty Heavy Who doesn’t love a good music festival? And who doesn’t love a music festival in their backyard? This past weekend I attended the Bud Light Getaway music festival at North Charleston’s Riverfront Park. I had the same WTF reaction as most people when I saw the lineup. Up-and-coming folk-pop singer, Harry Hudson, Lil’ Jon, Dashboard Confessional, and country music headliner, Sam Hunt. While this wide-genre festival left people
Rainbow Kitten Surprise (RKS)…a memorable name for an unforgettable band. I wasn’t 100% familiar with RKS, but what I did know was their fan base is loyal. The line started way before the doors opened at 7 pm and people were happily waiting to get as close to the stage as possible. The first thing I noticed about this act is their incredibly energetic stage presence; jumps, leaps, and backbends filled between breaths. I
This past Friday, I attended the Salute to Service Memorial Day Concert at Joe Riley Stadium; the lineup included Logan Mize, Chase Bryant, and Brothers Osborne. As a concert setup, the stage was stationed in the perfect position within the outfield with easy access to the bar and bathrooms (thank you, festival organizers). It was thoughtfully organized by giving general admission and VIP areas a lot of room to navigate through
Thursday Plan A: Blue Moon Market featuring tomatoband and Abstract – That Rapper, The Purple Buffalo Plan B: The Hungry Monks, Pour House Things around town: Lauren Hall, Dig 17A Friday Plan A: World Music Cafe, South of Broadway Theater Plan B: Amigo (LP Release Tour) w 2 Slices, Faline, and Estee, Royal American Things around town: Poetry Night featuring Khalil Ali hosted by The Unspoken Word, The Eclectic Cafe & Vinyl Saturday Plan A: Year
 Get excited for about another installment of Two Blondes Travel! My blonde counterpart, Jenna (J), and I made our way to Jackson, Mississippi two weeks ago. I created an awesome playlist full of artists that hail from Mississippi for our road trip here. Neither one of us had been to Jackson before so we were excited to check out the city; known for their music and food scene we were two happy
Thursday Plan A: 9 to 5 Magazine Launch Party, The Eclectic Cafe & Vinyl Plan B: Happy Hour with Shelby McDaniel and James Rubush, Fuel Things around town: Oysters On The Dock, Tavern & Table Friday Plan A: Hip Hop Sessions 1, Cory’s Grilled Cheese Plan B: Black Power Mixtape featuring Grüzer, Halfway Down And Jupiter Down, Tin Roof Things around town: Eddie Rumfelt, Sure Shots Bar & Billiards Saturday Plan A:
Thursday Plan A: Firetag’s Birthday Bash, Pour House Plan B: The Black Light Bash Kingdom Bar & Grill Things around town: Redleg Husky + Dallas Baker, Tin Roof Friday Plan A: Charleston Jazz Festival Presents Gullah Contemporary Jazz, Renaissance Charleston Historic District Hotel Plan B: DJ D!Z, Royal American  Things around town: Sam Stringfield, Eclectic Cafe & Vinyl Saturday  Plan A: Oyster Roast featuring Me & Mr. Jones, Bay Street Biergarten Plan
* Cue Johnny and June’s “Jackson” I’m heading out of Charleston this weekend for an adventure in Jackson, Mississippi. Thanks to the kind folks at The Westin, my blonde counterpart, Jenna, and I will be taking in the sights and sounds of the city. Naturally, I began my research on the musicians from Mississippi and let me tell you it’s quite the range. From country songstresses, Faith Hill and Tammy
Thursday Plan A: Kenny George Band w/Finnegan Bell & Sweet Sweet, Royal American Plan B: Young Mister, The Eclectic Cafe & Vinyl Things around town: Happy Hour Featuring Music from Tyler Boone, Fuel Friday Plan A: Women & The Dead: A Tribute to the Grateful Dead, Charleston Music Hall Plan B: SondorBlue w/ Rare Creatures and The Brook & The Bluff, Royal American Saturday  Plan A: Mahogany Soul Presents: Soul Icons
Friday Plan A: Carolina Vibes, Music Farm Plan B: First Friday Presented By MTM Industry: Emily Curtis, Black Wood Smokehouse Jaykob Kendrick Band, Chill N Grill Things around town: Conor Donohue with Jordan Igoe and Brent Brent, Royal American Saturday Plan A: Marsh Jam, TheBEND with Jump Castle Riot, D0min0, and Trae Pierce & the T-Stones Plan B: The Stones Tribute, Pour House “Members of Guilt Ridden Troubadour, Gaslight Street, Sideshow Americans, Josh Roberts & The
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