• Thanks-Giving Showcase

  • 5 Ways to Help You Find the Right Gift for a Musician

    Chances are if you are reading this blog you have a loved one that is a musician, music student, or music lover. Also, chances are, you may not have the slightest clue about what to buy them. So, Let’s dive in and give you some helpful hints to find the perfect gift for that musician […]

  • The 5 Best 80’s Halloween Songs

    There’s one time a year when it’s okay for anyone to be creepy–in fact, it’s encouraged! Not only does Halloween bring out the spookiness in your friends and family, but some of your favorite artists also indulge as well. While these songs might not fly in June, there’s something about these songs that chill your […]

  • Jordan Igoe Releases New Album Sober and Sorry

    Stream Jordan Igoe’s New EP Sober and Sorry Since relocating to Columbia, SC from her hometown of Charleston earlier this year, Jordan Igoe’s more than picked up where she left off. With her last full length album coming out in 2014, Igoe’s spent the last six years writing plenty of songs, but not releasing them […]

  • New Music: The Restoration Release West

    Listen to The Restorations New Album West out October 25 In May Daniel Machado, frontman of The Restoration, performed out our Freeway Music/SceneSC songwriters in the round at The White Mule performing four new songs from their upcoming album. On Friday, October 25 their new album West, comes out. The Restoration is known for concept […]

  • 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 […]