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Freeway Music

Freeway Music

If children really are the future, then we should damn well make sure they can carry a tune. This noble enterprise is being conducted in the Columbia area by Freeway Music, a private music instruction studio with three locations in ...

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The Success of the Rosewood Crawfish Festival

The Success of the Rosewood Crawfish Festival

Growing inexorably from its roots in a parking lot crawfish boil at the Rockaway Athletic Club, Columbia’s Rosewood Crawfish Festival has hit its stride and has become a model of how to build a successful, sustainable, community music festival. What ...

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In The Spotlight: “Fiddle Me This”

In The Spotlight:  “Fiddle Me This”

Ahhhh, music.  I’ve never met a single person that said, “I don’t like music.”  Genre differences, sure.  Audiophiles versus casual listeners, sure.  But no one says “I don’t like music.”  Though not quite as universally, I can also say that ...

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The Music Farm’s New Memories in Columbia

The Music Farm’s New Memories in Columbia

Seventeen years ago on a warm Charleston Friday night I was a Birkenstock-wearing college kid stumbling up to the Music Farm at 2:00am for the now infamous Disco Hell. At some point in the evening I managed to cut my ...

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One on One with the Township Auditorium

One on One with the Township Auditorium

I’m going to do some name dropping. James Brown, Ray Charles, Bruce Springsteen, Elvis, Bob Dylan, Johnny Cash, Stevie Wonder, Dave Matthews Band, Bill Haley & The Comets, R.E.M., The Allman Brothers Band, Phish, and Pink Floyd. What do these ...

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Tomatos and Good Music Make for a Great Combination!

Tomatos and Good Music Make for a Great Combination!

Homegrown feels good. The word conjures images of backyard gardens and summer picnics, garage bands and camping trips. Whether the context is food, music, or the outdoors, embracing the homegrown makes you a native. And in South Carolina few things ...

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The Windjammer – A Slice of Music History

The Windjammer – A Slice of Music History

There are a few things most people think about when heading to the beach.  Bikinis, hot guys and girls, sand in your toes, and music.  The Windjammer at the Isle of Palms combines all of the above to present beachgoers ...

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