With an award-winning downtown like ours, more than 200 eateries and talented musicians overflowing into neighboring communities, why can't Greenville establish ourselves as a music destination?
Music junkie, java lover, and owner of MoeJoe Coffee & Music House
Moe Joe Coffee and Music House is the culmination of a vision shared by group of friends, and the hard work of one Clemson football player-turned java expert who wanted to bring West Coast-style coffee home to South Carolina. Alex knows what it takes to bring distinct coffee to the tastebuds, and tasty music to the ears. As the owner of a successful music venue, Alex will talk with us about his vision, why he thinks his venue is popular, and what Greenville can do to become a go-to music city.
Jaze studied at The New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music in New York City where he was guided by many of the great names in jazz. Touring with everyone from blues players to dance electronic groups, Jaze is by far one of the most versatile and popular drummers around. This drummer who has played all over the world will bring a musician's perspective to our topic, and give us his take on why Greenville has a long way to go, 2, 3, 4....
This duo unzips modern music with soulful, lighthearted timbres of guitar and cello. About WireWood WireWood consists of Laura Koelle Pyle and Keith Groover, a cello/guitar duo from Greenville, SC, specializing in instrumental versions of rock and pop songs. Their shows are light-hearted, creative, and fun, and the music is energetic and beautiful. Laura is
A powerful new force in the world of country music, Ella Mae Bowen is a gifted teen from Walhalla, SC, with a beautiful, commanding voice of bold soul and human fragility. She walks on stage toting a brown guitar with a patina well beyond her age (it turns out it was her grandfather’s guitar) and
About Conrad Born and raised in China, this young beatbox and sound effects pro brings a little hip, edgy, interactive fun to the stage. You’ll be amazed by this art form which, Conrad says, represents the infinite potential of human voice. He uses his voice to belt out rhythms and sounds that simply stupefy. Conrad
About David This young musician pushes musical boundaries by mingling rich, aural traditions with a sensitivity of style that’s soulful, clear, and beautiful. Accompanied by guitarist Sterling Abernathy, David Benedict takes the stage and wows the audience with mandolin and guitar compositions of his own creation.
Blending and blurring the lines of genres, this energetic performer crafts a unique vibe that grabs you and take you on a rockin’ ride. Jacob Johnson quips that he’s a musician, and not used to ‘the single digit’ hours of the day, but quickly kicks it into high gear, expertly strumming and thumping his guitar.
Spirit Beat Drummers is a percussive ensemble playing instruments and music from the traditions of West Africa. The music is part of an oral tradition passed down through generations. The group was formed in April 2000 with the mission of learning traditional West African rhythms and sharing our knowledge in the community through classes and performances. About
Through musical looping, Haley combines the violin, with guitar, with voice. Be amazed. About Haley Singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist, Haley Dreis, currently resides in Nashville, TN, where she teaches violin, tours, records, and writes music for herself and others. In her hometown of Columbia, SC critics favor her as “one of the scene’s brightest voices” (Otis Taylor, The
Miss Peggy Lee — A singer with perfect timing. A songwriter with clever lyrics. A willingness to reinvent herself. An astute businesswoman. A genius whose music career spanned six decades, even while music underwent its most radical shift in history. About Jean Jean Calvert came out singing and latched on to her childhood idols right
Kyshona graduated from the University of Georgia with a desire to combine two passions, music and psychology, in order to help others. Now, in her live performances and in her work as a music therapist, she combines both passions into a therapeutic process to help (among others) infants, autistic children, inmates and the elderly. Kyshona