Punk Rock Role Model

Horrible Girl Amelia Taylor talks about transitioning and her gender-bending musical showcase.

Rev. Billy C. Wirtz and the unbridled joy of the boogie-woogie blues

Part preacher, part bluesman and part standup comedian, it’s not just about piano playing when the good reverend is onstage.

Musical Moments of 2016

South Carolina and the Upstate made some serious noise on the national music scene this year.

Ann Wilson of Heart to play at Peace Center

Ann Wilson of Heart will play at the Peace Center on March 23.

Cravin’ Melon’s Doug Jones celebrates the big 5-0

Doug Jones has been a performer on the Upstate music scene since he was a teenager, so it’s not surprising he’s managed to pull in a full roster of musicians for his 50th birthday celebration at Gottrocks on Friday night.

Heidi Holton updates a classic genre with help from a classic rocker

The singer-songwriter’s blues fascination led her to a Jefferson Airplane guitarist and a whole new creative approach.

Soundbites: Upcoming Concerts

Dead 27s, Burns Like Fire, and The Holy Ghost Tent Revival

Soundbites: Upcoming Concerts

The Black Lillies, The Independents, and Wasted Wine

Shinedown and Five Finger Death Punch make an unlikely, but electric package

Five Finger Death Punch and Shinedown have both sold millions of albums, but their respective styles are quite different. There was no guarantee that they could successfully draw both their fan bases to a joint show.

Southern Culture on the Skids brings their meaty musical gumbo to GVL

Southern Culture on the Skids mix decades of influences into one meaty gumbo