• 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 […]

  • Live Music Experience Class

    The stage. It is a place full of excitement, fear, anticipation, and storytelling. We believe in getting our students on stage as much as possible. We have bi-annual showcases on a big stage. These events bring together students from all instruments to create a song experience for their audience, complete with lighting, top-notch sound equipment, […]

  • Thoroughly Modern Millie, Jr.

    Thrilled doesn’t quite describe how we feel about our first full theatre production. We’ve dabbled in musical theatre in past years, whether it was a conglomeration of favorite Broadway scenes, or an original play written by our director’s friend. As a music school, we focus a lot on concert-like performances.  We bring together lights, stage, […]

  • On Stage Fright

    by Amanda Pollak I was 16 when I decided I’d had enough of being shy. Growing up, attention was a nerve-wracking imposition. As a child in school, I refrained from raising my hand in class even when I knew the answer just to avoid making myself known to others. I was very content playing alone […]

  • A Weekend Full of Shows!

    It’s been unseasonably warm for February the last couple of days so you’re going to want to get out of the house this weekend and maybe catch a couple of shows at night. Lucky for you, you’ll have a lot of choices with some great shows at New Brookland Tavern, Nickelodeon Theater, and Indah Coffee […]

  • There Are No Shortcuts, Part I – 3 Tips for New Musicians

    by Amanda Pollak Confession: I tell most people I started playing drums four years ago. That isn’t exactly true. The more accurate answer is that I took my first lesson with Tony Lee back in 2009, before Freeway Music existed and Tony was teaching in a tastefully decorated, rectangular stand-alone building on Devine Street called […]