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Re: “The Man Who Made Me a Performer: Andy "Smoky" Weiner remembers local blues guitarist, Nik Pappas

Thank you, Smoky Weiner! Thank you for honoring my dear Nik in this beautiful tribute. Nik would have been so very touched, as am I. He was a wonderful soulmate and even better husband. I am eternally grateful.

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Posted by Donna Wells Pappas on August 28, 2016 at 3:21 PM

Re: “The Man Who Made Me a Performer: Andy "Smoky" Weiner remembers local blues guitarist, Nik Pappas

Smoky, I remember you rising in the midst of all the greats that performed on Cumberland's stage and Charleston's music scene.
I too won't forget jamming with Nik and yourself for many nights..... it was magic to me .....

"Blue Jack" Howerton

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Posted by Jack Howerton on August 27, 2016 at 8:26 PM

Re: “The Man Who Made Me a Performer: Andy "Smoky" Weiner remembers local blues guitarist, Nik Pappas

Here's Nik at the Blues Bash at the Main Library a few years ago: https://youtu.be/Kv1p-GpQecc

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Posted by Kevin Crothers on August 27, 2016 at 11:05 AM

Re: “The Man Who Made Me a Performer: Andy "Smoky" Weiner remembers local blues guitarist, Nik Pappas

Sorry for your loss, Smoky. I didn't know nik well, but did get to attend jams with him a few times. He was all right.

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Posted by Lennie ZeroGravitas Richardson on August 26, 2016 at 6:44 PM

Re: “The Man Who Made Me a Performer: Andy "Smoky" Weiner remembers local blues guitarist, Nik Pappas

A very well tribute to nakita guess you could say he"lived the blues",loved the blues!!!I know he's playin 'brown liquor in a glass" in blues heaven!

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Posted by Jim Chleborad on August 26, 2016 at 3:09 PM
Posted by She D'Ambrosio on August 26, 2016 at 1:54 PM

Re: “The Man Who Made Me a Performer: Andy "Smoky" Weiner remembers local blues guitarist, Nik Pappas

Thanks Smoky....well done Squire.

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Posted by Phil Frandino on August 26, 2016 at 1:16 PM

Re: “TUESDAY: Agent Orange brings its surf punk back to the Sparrow

I guess you dont want to correct you error?

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Posted by artrogue on August 23, 2016 at 1:57 PM

Re: “TUESDAY: Agent Orange brings its surf punk back to the Sparrow

umm morons....
you might want to do some research first...or just admit no one there really knows
anything about punk.

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Posted by artrogue on August 22, 2016 at 3:04 PM

Re: “TUESDAY: Agent Orange brings its surf punk back to the Sparrow

umm morons....
you might want to do some research first...or just admit no one there really knows
fuck all about punk.

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Posted by artrogue on August 22, 2016 at 3:00 PM

Re: “TUESDAY: Agent Orange brings its surf punk back to the Sparrow

Ummm Morons of City paper editorship..
you might want to do some research or just admit you don't know fuck all about
punk.

just embarrassing

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Posted by artrogue on August 22, 2016 at 2:58 PM

Re: “TUESDAY: Agent Orange brings its surf punk back to the Sparrow

umm Morons at city paper....
you might wanna do some research or just acknowledge when it comes to punk you don't know fuck all.

just plain embarassing.

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Posted by artrogue on August 22, 2016 at 2:55 PM

Re: “TUESDAY: Agent Orange brings its surf punk back to the Sparrow

THIS SHOW IS NOT SOLD OUT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Tickets available at the Sparrow Bar in Park Circle.
Cash only.

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Posted by Emily Richards on August 22, 2016 at 1:55 PM

Re: “How to get into the Charleston music scene

This is getting exhausting. Read this article in its context, people. The Royal American is an awesome local venue. But ... THIS IS A STUDENT GUIDE. A short one at that, because we're not a blog with unlimited space - we're a costly print publication. And while Royal is great, they have no all-ages shows. And while the Music Hall is also one of my faves, underagers are more likely to be drawn to dives. This was written by a college student for college students, listing "some" not "all" venues. Anyone who thinks we don't support the Royal American and a ton of other great venues doesn't read our paper anyway. We recommend shows everywhere every single week. And yes we could have done nothing but list downtown venues, but then we'd do a disservice to places like the Hive that do all-ages shows all the time and are huge supporters of the underground, underage scene. If you're not a cheap dive bar that does all-ages shows, you should not expect to see yourself in a student guide.

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Posted by Kelly Rae Smith on August 18, 2016 at 10:19 AM

Re: “How to get into the Charleston music scene

It seems like this is an article aimed at incoming CofC freshmen, mostly <21. The Royal American as far as I know is 21+, as are most of the bar venues in the city. Still, JWB's comment is gold.

I will say, though, that the advice to just talk to musicians is solid. I've been in a lot of bands and it feels good to connect to people, and musicians connect with other musicians so you'll get good intel on bands you haven't otherwise heard of.

Posted by factoryconnection on August 18, 2016 at 9:32 AM

Re: “How to get into the Charleston music scene

Charleston Music Hall does a few music things.

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Posted by CharlesC on August 17, 2016 at 11:13 PM

Re: “How to get into the Charleston music scene

No Royal American??? What is this a list for ants

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Posted by John William Brooker on August 17, 2016 at 12:05 PM

Re: “How to get into the Charleston music scene

You're missing SO MANY VENUES! But I'm glad this article is a thing.

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Posted by Betweenthesoundmachine on August 17, 2016 at 9:46 AM

Re: “Local emcee says the Holy City scene needs more unity, support

Exactly, Ima. Music venues in bars are businesses that sell drinks and sometimes have cover charges. Bands are a means to get the cover charges paid and drinks sold.

If the "music community" can support each other enough to show up at each others' shows and buy enough drinks to make a profit for the bars, then great. If not, it's all just wanking into the wind.

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Posted by Cid95 1 on August 16, 2016 at 11:34 AM

Re: “Local emcee says the Holy City scene needs more unity, support

Really great article. The author defines some ways to seek solutions rather than just complaining, like previous articles on this subject have. Wishing him good luck in his endeavors.

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Posted by Kris Wiggins on August 16, 2016 at 9:51 AM
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