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Weekend playlist blog post supporting local Charleston music

Weekend Playlist: August 1 – 3

If you’re in need of live and local music, make sure to check out the Weekend Playlist. A weekly blog post highlighting some of my favorite venues, bands, and shows. Weekends are short so make it count with great music.

Female rapper showcase at The Purple Buffalo

Thursday, August 1
Plan A: Brent Cobb w/ Babe Club, The Windjammer
Plan B: Moontalkr w/Young Bull, Royal American
Things around town: Blues & BBQ Harbor Cruise, Charleston Harbor Tours & Events

Friday, August 2
Plan A: Sister Hazel w/ Saluda Shoals, Red’s Ice House
Plan B: Logan and the Kidders w/ Nathan and Eva, Tin Roof
Things around town: Richard White, Forte Jazz Lounge

Saturday, August 3
Plan A: Whoa, Man! A Collection of Dames Who Spit Flames, The Purple Buffalo
Plan B: Haley Mae Campbell, Home Team BBQ
Things around town: 13th Annual Garcia Gathering, Charleston Pour House

Like / follow: Brent Cobb, Babe Club, The Windjammer, Sister Hazel, Saluda Shoals, Red’s Ice House, Logan and the Kidders, Nathan and Eva, Tin Roof, Charleston Harbor Tours & Events, The Purple Buffalo, Kween Katt, Glizzy Music, LayWills, Ray LeJune, VP, Forte Jazz Lounge, Haley Mae Campbell, Home Team BBQ, Charleston Pour House, The Reckoning, Moontalkr, Young Bull, Royal American, FTMF Talent

Charleston Music Confab Recap

Charleston Music Confab (CMC) was full of networking, discussions, and education. The four-day conference featured a lot of awesome local and regional music. My biggest complaint was that there were not enough hours in the day to see and hear it all.┬áThis was the conference’s first year to include hip hop and rap artists, which I was really looking forward to. I made sure to catch Kween Katt, Abstract, and PG13. There were so many other acts I was dying to see but I ran out of time. Good problem to have!

Some standout acts that caught my attention were the Atlanta-based band, The Georgia Flood. I was first introduced to their music via Spotify’s Discover Weekly playlist (got me again, Spotify ;)). High energy, great vocals, and tight playing made this band ones to watch in the future. One local act, Abstract, was another contender in my eyes with A+ in crowd participation, engaging, and honest lyrics.

One of the great aspects of CMC was all of the people involved. All of the bands were enthusiastic to be included, the show attendees were excited to hear new artists, and the venue’s hospitality was on point. This is another great reason why the Charleston music scene is so wonderful. The support and camaraderie are creating an infrastructure for future conferences, but also making this an ideal location for artists to thrive. Make a point to attend CMC, and see for yourself. Huge thanks to Dave Stewart and the CMC team, and check out some of my favorite shots from the weekend below.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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