• Freeway Music Student Holiday Performances

    ‘Tis the season for live music! We are well aware that Thanksgiving has not yet taken place, but the holiday spirit begins to show everywhere right after Halloween!  Thus, Freeway students have been asked to participate in several community events surrounding the holidays and even beyond them!  First, we have our annual Vista Lights performance! […]

  • Free Times Music Crawl Is Back!

    When I moved to Columbia in 2002 it was always a goal for one of my new bands to play the Free Times Music Crawl. Afterall, it showcases tons of local talent and is a signifier of what is “in” in the music scene. The first couple of years my bands didn’t get in, and […]

  • Songwriter’s Night Shows Local Talent

    Facebook Event No lie, Cayla Fralick told me she had a dream about playing in The White Mule on Main Street and she woke up to an email inviting her to play this show at the new White Mule location in 5 Points. This songwriter’s showcase includes four female acts who grew up, and are […]

  • Freeway Music and The Township

    FREE TICKETS! Yep… You read that right. We are very grateful for our relationship with the Township, and the folks that run that venue. The Township Auditorium is a 2500-3500 capacity venue in the heart of downtown Columbia that was built in 1930. Before we go in to details on the above, it’s important to […]

  • The White Mule is Back!

    Facebook Event Live music is coming back to 5 Points in a real way Thursday night, as The White Mule reopens after closing their location on Main Street years ago. Opening on the 1500 block in the former Speakeasy location, the venue and everything that goes along with it will change the landscape of the […]

  • Jump, Little Children Return with New Single

    It’s been 13 years since Charleston, SC band Jump, Little Children released an album, but that will change September 14 with the release of their new album Sparrow. This week they released the first single from Sparrow. The lyric video for “Hand on My Heartache” helps you wrap your head around lead singer Jay Clifford’s […]

  • A Fall Full of Festivals

    Spring through summer is typically considered music festival season. That’s based around some of the big ones like Bonnaroo, Lollapalooza, Governors Ball, Coachella, and a slew of others. But if you’re in Columbia, SC and love local music there are a ton of festivals for you, and some of them are even free. On a […]

  • Back To School Bash

    It is that time of year again! As school approaches, parents cheer, and kids lament the end of summer, there’s nothing like a big PARTY to bring everyone together! We love partnering with Sims Music, for their annual Back To School Bash! This event is awesome for one billion reasons that we will list individually […]

  • Freeway Music Therapy

    Music Therapy?   Music Therapy is the clinical and evidence-based use of music interventions to accomplish individualized goals within a therapeutic relationship by a credentialed professional who has completed an approved music therapy program. It is an established health profession in which music is used within a therapeutic relationship to address physical, emotional, cognitive, and social […]

  • Make Music Day

    Chances are, if you are reading this, then you are very fond of music. Music is a universal language that affects nearly everyone. As ambassadors of music, we must share this passion and joy with the world. It’s basically our civic duty. If you share this sentiment, you are in luck because Make Music Day […]