Columbia, SC Live Music Joints


Breaking down where you can break it down. Everyone should have a favorite local music spot. There are too many great dive bars, coffee shops + restaurants in town that offer live music every night of the week – from acoustic to rap to jazz – to

Columbia, SC Live Music Joints 2018-05-08T14:17:05+00:00

Columbia, SC Recording Studios


Testing, testing 1, 2, 3 Calling all local musicians: go ahead and start planning out your Grammy acceptance speech. Columbia has several recording studios where you can channel your inner Jack White or Dr. Dre and turn your song ideas into real music – in some cases,

Columbia, SC Recording Studios 2018-05-08T14:20:35+00:00

Licks Are Good For You


Recently, someone asked me about licks and stated that "using saxophone licks is not improvising." I agree with that statement, but only to a point. After all, licks are like vocabulary. It's all about how you put things together in the moment. Someone with a good vocabulary

Licks Are Good For You 2017-08-15T15:42:59+00:00

ColaJazz Launches New Music Series


ColaJazz Creates More Gigs for Local Jazz Musicians Columbia, SC, August 14th, 2017: founder Mark Rapp is determined to grow Columbia’s jazz scene. Now, Mark Rapp (2016 Jasper Magazine’s Artist of the Year in Music) and Rosso Trattoria owner Richard Couture, are teaming up to offer

ColaJazz Launches New Music Series 2017-08-14T15:26:26+00:00

Resources for Artists


BUSKING IN COLUMBIA "A Busker is a person who performs in public areas, accepts donations from the public and has obtained a permit pursuant to the ordinance." "'Perform' includes, but is not limited to the following activities: acting, singing, playing musical instruments, pantomime, juggling, magic, dancing, reading,

Resources for Artists 2018-05-08T14:24:33+00:00

One Columbia


Overview One Columbia for Arts & History is a non-profit organization formed to support and promote tourism in Columbia, South Carolina. Our mission is to advise, amplify and advocate for the unified arts and history community. We work to promote collaboration through shared celebrations of Columbia's arts

One Columbia 2016-05-14T16:07:05+00:00

Papa Jazz


Papa Jazz Record Shoppe's is one of the largest - and if we do say so, the best - record shops in the southeast United States. They've cemented a 33-year reputation for having the rarest, coolest stuff around. And, to boot, they've got some of the best

Papa Jazz 2016-03-21T11:32:34+00:00

Columbia CVB


In short, the website is your source for all things Columbia! They have hotel listings, event info, restaurant listings, things to do, great blog posts, news and so much more! The Midlands Authority for Conventions, Sports & Tourism was organized as the Midlands Regional Convention Center

Columbia CVB 2016-04-04T12:43:11+00:00

Sims Music

2015-12-29T21:26:41+00:00 1110 St. Andrews Rd. Columbia, SC 29210 (803) 772-1185 Sims has been blessed to have an incredible staff, most of whom have worked at the shop for over 20 years, which has lead to the store being a place where musicians can come to see a

Sims Music 2015-12-29T21:26:41+00:00

Freeway Music


Freeway Music has a variety of music lesson programs designed to cater to musicians of all ages and skill levels. You can explore all of our currently available music lesson programs including: private music lessons, recitals and showcases, rock band classes, preschool music, and community outreach opportunities.

Freeway Music 2015-12-29T21:24:10+00:00