• Exciting News for our NE Location!

    Freeway Music School, the Midlands premier music lesson’s studio, and Doko Station Pub & Eatery are coming to Blythewood’s Doko Meadows Park! We are so excited to announce that we are closing Thursday, October 3rd on the train depot building in Doko Park! In this article, you will find details for the grounds, Freeway Music, […]

  • From Woodstock to Coachella: A Music Festival Retrospective

    Woodstock Reboot? This year almost saw the 50th-anniversary revival of the original Woodstock Music Festival, (August 15, 1969), but, unfortunately, it was canceled. A 25th anniversary and 30th-anniversary reboot were also disastrous. All this being said, Woodstock still remains the gold standard for a truly DIY festival. It was a festival so emblematic, that it […]

  • International Country Music Day

    An Exploration of Country-Crossover Country music is often considered a “love it or hate it” genre, with a very particular sound and cultural context. However, in recent years, there has been more and more cross-over between country and the mainstream. Since today is International Country Music Day, let’s explore instances of country music intersecting with […]

  • Back to School

    School’s back in session. Having a tough time getting back into the rhythm of things? One surefire way to find your groove is to join the school band. Many musicians find their first love of playing an instrument through their school’s jazz, marching or symphonic band. Did you know you can rent instruments from Freeway […]

  • National Watermelon Day

    Herbie Retrospective On May 28th, 1962, the day Herbie Hancock released his debut album, featuring the track ‘Watermelon Man’–the music world, and watermelons, were changed forever. Considered a hard bop jazz standard, it has been covered over two hundred times, sampled by LL Cool J, and even remixed by Herbie himself (we’ll get to that […]

  • Uncommon Instrument Day

    by Pedro LopezDeVictoria In honor of Uncommon Instrument Day, we’d like to take you through a quick tour of some of the strangest, most beautiful instruments one might come across. Note: Freeway Music is willing to offer you lessons on any of these (though we might have to find them first!) Theramin The king of […]

  • Keon Masters Goes Solo Releases First Single

    Listen to the new single “Feel Nuthin” from Keon Masters On the 2018 SceneSC Sampler Brave Baby drummer Wolfgang Zimmerman released his first solo track along with primary singer and guitarist Keon Masters. It marked a sort of hiatus for the band, and the start of new for both of the bands key songwriters. Entering […]

  • Delay Pedals

    by Pedro Lopez De Victoria Delay–whether you are intimately familiar with it or just curious, it’s hard to get too far as a musician without hearing about this, the king of instrument effects. From Tape, to Analogue, to Digital, the history of delay is closely tied to the evolving sound of guitar-driven music. If you’re […]

  • Sing Out Day

    Would you be surprised if I told you that tone-deafness is a myth? According to this highly wonderful Ted Talk from famed conductor Benjamin Zander, if you were tone deaf, you wouldn’t be able to change gears in a stick shift car, tell the difference between someone from Texas and Rome, or know who was […]

  • New Album Out from Cayla Fralick

    Listen Cayla Fralick celebrated the release of her new album last weekend with shows with Stagbriar and Grace Joyner in both Charleston and Columbia. Anyway, Here is her true solo debut, featuring ten songs produced by Eric McCoy of Archer Avenue Studio here in Columbia. SceneSC’s covered Fralick since she was in high school here […]