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2009 Music Guide: How to make music

From downtown to the beach and outlying neighborhoods, the hustle and bustle of Charleston’s music community gets busier every year. As the band and club scenes evolve, it’s hard to keep up with who’s who and what’s where, but it’s a job we love to do.

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Shut Up ‘n’ Play Yer Guitar

Doug Walters

From the moment I saw my first rock ‘n’ roll show at a sixth grade sock hop, I wanted to play guitar professionally in a band. Nothing else has ever made as much sense to me. Little rock ‘n’ roll seeds are planted like this around the world every day. And every once in a while, one of these seeds will take root and sprout, and the world will have yet another one out there rocking proper and inspiring a new batch of seedlings.


1/20 COVID-19 update: 3,567 cases; 24.9% positive; 56 deaths

COVID-19 updates: South Carolina health officials reported 3,567 new cases of the coronavirus on Wednesday, with 56 additional confirmed deaths. As of Saturday, officials say daily updates include all reported cases after the state resolved an internal issue that caused some data to be partially reported last week. With 14,331 tests reported Wednesday, 24.9% were positive. As of 2:48 p.m. Jan. […]

The Destinators open minds on latest single

The Destinators released their latest single “Loosen Up Your Mind” Jan. 15.

WATCH: Ranky Tanky performs during inauguration event, Clyburn talks HBCUs

Ranky Tanky performed as part of “We are One,” a celebration of the accomplishments of Black Americans, in conjunction with the inauguration of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris today.

McCorkle: What I saw in Washington on January 6

I made a somewhat last-minute decision to drive up to Washington D.C. two weeks ago to take photos and interview people at the pro-Trump rally. There had been a lot of chatter about what would happen on the 6th. I wanted to see it first hand and also be there when the actual certification took […]