• SceneSC Celebrates 9 Years in a Vacation State of Mind

    It’s hard to believe it’s already been 9 years. On July 1 SceneSC.com started into our 10th year of existence, and to celebrate we teamed up with one of our favorite coffee spots Indah Coffee to throw a birthday bash with Vacation State, Riot Stares, Alarm Drum, and Out of Body. There will be plenty […]

  • Keep Moving Forward

    by Amanda Pollak I’ve been taking drum lessons for a little over three years at Freeway Music. Those who know me have often heard me express that my one regret in life is that I didn’t begin sooner. Yet, entering this realm as an adult–and a woman–consistently leaves me feeling like I’ve got something to […]

  • Image and Music in the Modern Day

    In a recent interview with Vice Magazine’s music website Noisey, Columbia, SC native Chaz Bundick of Toro y Moi spoke a little on the importance of image in music. “The internet is definitely bringing it at a fast pace. Instagram, too, because the visual aesthetic is the first thing you notice with a musician—it completes […]

  • New Music From Freeway Music Festival Aritsts

    Just after their performances at Freeway Music Fest, festival artists Two Slices and Alarm Drum released new music, one in the way of a video and the other in the way of a new single released on bandcamp. Both are some of the best new songs released in South Carolina lately, on what’s been a […]

  • Freeway Battle of the Bands

    Freeway Music Battle Of The Bands Date: Wednesday, May 31st Location: New Brookland Tavern Doors: 6:30pm Cover: $5 (To pay sound guy. Any $ left over will be donated to improvements at NBT) Set Times 7:30 – 7:50 – Sofia Lynch 8:10 – 8:30 – Bellavida 8:50 – 9:10 – Katera 9:30 – 9:50 – […]

  • Freeway Music Fest Countdown Begins!

    It’s hard to believe it’s almost here. In just 20 days 18 local acts will take over the Music Farm and Tin Roof stages offering a full day of some of the best local bands around. Leading up to the festival we’ll preview each act from top to bottom. The High Divers With a new […]

  • SceneSC 2017 Sampler Out Now

    2017 SceneSC Sampler by Scene SC Sampler Day is like Christmas at SceneSC. It’s a big day, the culmination of months of organizing and hard work from the bands involved who recorded a song exclusively for this compilation or finished one up in time for it to be included. I see this sampler release as […]

  • Freeway Music Festival 2017 Lineup is Out!

    Facebook Event This morning at City Roots members of the media and local artists gathered for the release of the stellar 2017 Freeway Music Festival lineup headlined by Austin, Texas songwriter Joe Pug joined by a host of great local acts. More than ever, this year’s lineup features a diverse crop of bands from across […]

  • Savannah Stopover Festival, Where New Music Blossoms

    Watch in the video above our Stopover highlights of South Carolina band The High Divers. Just over our southern border in the beautiful historic town of Savannah popped up a music festival in 2011 for bands to fine tune their shows on the way to South By Southwest, the biggest music conference around. Since then […]

  • Tiny Desk Concert Submission Roundup

    With the Tiny Desk Concert submissions due at the end of January we (Scene SC) helped four South Carolina artists film their sessions. With over 6,000 entries this year, NPR has a team of judges who watch each video and pass along the best ones. They’re all kinds of super creative ones out there, as […]