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Acclaimed saxophonist and Columbia resident Chris Potter to play at Harbison Theatre

Decades ago, a young man named Chris Potter, who had moved recently from Chicago, Ill. to Columbia, heard a sound that changed his life. The boy, no more than ten years old or so, was a fan of rock … more

The floating music festival Reggaetronic returns to Lake Murray

If Lake Murray isn’t the undisputed champion of summer music festivals in South Carolina, we’re not sure who is. more

Stay Here, Play Here: Things to do in Lexington County for the week of June 6

Friday – June 7 Nashville Nights (concert) Steel Hands Brewing (2350 Foreman St. in Cayce) kicks off their Nashville Nights concert series. The series welcomes fast-rising country … more

Lexington’s Chayz Lounge jazz club celebrates 7th anniversary this Saturday

This Thursday and Saturday night, Chayz Lounge on Meeting Street celebrates an auspicious occasion. The club, opened by DJ and jazz afficionado Chaye Alexander, celebrates its seventh anniversary. more

Tribute Bands bring classic rock to Icehouse Amphitheatre all summer long

Last week, we told you about The Best of Everything, a tribute to Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers created by members of popular local bands Tokyo Joe and The Root Doctors. more

Nashville Nights concert series brings future country stars to Lexington

Over the past few years, Steel Hands Brewing on Foreman Street in Cayce has been quietly bringing some fast-rising fresh faces in country music to their stage as part of a concert series called “Nashville Nights.” more

Drift Jam festival is floating fun at Lake Murray this weekend

The Drift Jam, one of the more unique festivals in our area, is celebrating its final year this weekend. more

The Best of Everything pays tribute to Tom Petty at Icehouse Amphitheater

This Friday night, members of two of the area’s most popular bands, Tokyo Joe and The Root Doctors, will join forces to pay tribute to Tom Petty more

2024 and Presidential Second Chances

America is being treated these days to the rarest of all political phenomena. more

The Amazing Abernathy Boys

Hard as it is to believe in this age of helicopter parents hovering protectively over their child’s every waking moment, there once was a time when youngsters enjoyed far more personal freedom than they experience today. more

Learn to recognize the signs of mental illness

Mental health disorders cover a wide range of conditions. more

Dick Goodwin’s Big Band to bring classic jazz, more to Lexington May 23

This Thursday night at Chayz Lounge on Meeting Street, the room will be alive with the big brassy sound of classic jazz. more

Social Security Matters: When should we claim Social Security?

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Lexington has plenty to do Memorial Day weekend

Memorial Day weekend is just a few days away, and the weather forecast, while not perfect, certainly allows for plenty of fun and family time during the day. Here’s a roundup of Memorial Day … more

Steel Guitar Convention brings tasty riffs to Lexington May 18-19

Where would country music be without the sound of the pedal steel guitar? more

A Short-Lived Presidential Playground

Whenever a president wants to let down his hair these days, a brief chopper ride to Camp David in the Maryland mountains gives him all the solitude he can handle. more

A Research Genius, the Fab Four, and a Medical Miracle

Every so often, a genuine genius comes along, a person who makes an incredible impact on human history. more

The Poultry Festival has a little something for everyone

The 38th annual S.C. Poultry Festival was held last weekend. It was for three days starting on Thursday, May 9 through Saturday night, May 11 and there was a fireworks show. more

Grammy-winning keyboardist Jeff Lorber to play at Lexington Chayz Lounge May 10, 11

Lexington’s Chayz Lounge on Meeting Street has been the place to go on the weekends for first-rate jazz for years now, and they have an impressive roster of local performers like guitarist Rod … more

What to do this Mother’s Day weekend in Lexington County

In case you’ve forgotten (and we would never suggest that you have), Mother’s Day is this Sunday more
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