• Mothers That Rock!

    by Pedro Lopez De Victoria Motherhood is an art unto itself–to create life, cultivate it with love, and remember which Capri Sun flavor is preferred, can, in some ways, be seen as an endeavor of superhuman proportions. While we honor all mothers today, it wouldn’t be Freeway if we didn’t throw a spotlight on the […]

  • Sims Customer Appreciation Day

    Live Music from some of Columbia’s finest! A very special uke jam (open to all)! World Famous Skinner’s BarBQ Huge Sales Free Restrings (min. 6 canned goods donation, 1 per customer) GiveawaysRaffles for Charity Much, Much More!

  • Myths and Facts Behind Playing the Bass Guitar

    by Jennifer Hughes Bass players always seem to be in the background, except for a very few that take the stage front and center. This is why many bass players seem so mysterious, and why some myths abound about them and bass playing in general. Some bassists may have even believed these myths themselves before […]

  • Encourage Your Kids to Play

    The Problem Recently we had a parent let us know that they wanted to cease lessons for their child’s music lessons. When asked why, they said, “He does not practice enough. I tell him to practice all the time, and he just won’t do it. I feel like I am wasting money and time, and […]

  • Freeway Music Festival Returns

    The Freeway Music Festival will make its return on August 24th. It will take placeThe Senate and Tin Roof in the heart of Columbia. This year’s festival will feature four stages. The stages are as follows: Free Times Stage (Inside The Senate), SceneSC Stage (Parking Lot), WXRY Stage (Inside Tin Roof), and the Freeway Music […]

  • SceneSC Sampler Out Now!

    This is our 10th South Carolina music compilation in the nearly 11 years we’ve been a website. People often ask how these “samplers” come together, and I often say it’s a miracle that they do. The first few compilations featured a few unreleased songs, and mostly songs that were already out. We gathered songs for […]

  • March 26th Songwriter Round at The White Mule

    March 26 at The White Mule 7 7 PM Mike Mewborne/Jeremy Joseph/Jeff Gregory/Dave Britt Something special’s started to happen at these songwriter rounds. During February’s the songwriters started to connect with each other on stage, sharing compliments and thoughts on each others songs listening intently as each person played. It offered a glimpse into the […]

  • Freeway Music + SceneSC Songwriters in the Round

    February’s Songwriter’s in the Round presented by Freeway Music will mark the first one where we’ve teamed up with SceneSC.com. It’s something we at SceneSC are very excited about, and look forward to each month. For our first one together, we have four great songwriters featured in this round. Cayla Fralick recently stormed back onto […]

  • Brent Cobb Coming to Columbia

    Feb-8 The New Brookland TavernWest Columbia, SC, US The last time Brent Cobb toured through South Carolina it was supporting Chris Stapleton’s sold out arena tour. While Stapleton is seen as one of the saviors of country music, for me I’ve never been able to quite buy in. It’s not that I’m not buying his […]

  • A Look Back at 2018 and Forward to 19

    Last week on SceneSC.com we posted our Best of 2018 lists, compiling both South Carolina’s Top 10 albums and EPs. Like it is every year, it’s a difficult decision narrowing down the lists to just choose 20 total releases. With the help of Jordan Lawrence at the Free Times, there’s a spreadsheet floating around again […]