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June/29/8pm/$5 The Capri Theatre welcomes “Jim “FN” Zarling” supporting act Bill Metzger

Posted on Feb.24, 2013

Jim Zarling is a multi-talented performer who brings together a mixture of stand up and improv comedy to the stage that results in a unique comedy experience that is fast-paced, off-the-cuff and always hilarious. He has traveled around the country performing at both stand up and improv festivals, calling The Coalition Theater in Richmond his home.
Together the 2 formed the BIG LOUD and ANGRY TOUR, because in the comedy game sometime you have to say ENOUGH is ENOUGH!  www.jimzarling.com

                                                                                                                                                                  Bill Metzger:

A veteran of the Virginia comedy scene, Bill Metzger got his start on the DC circuit and has since made a presence for himself all along the East Coast. Co-founder of the Charlottesville Comedy Festival, his wacky life adventures and atypical pondering have made him a fan favorite from New York to Georgia.

 

 

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Preview of Peachfest Talent show this Tuesday Night Open Mic Night, 8pm-11pm

Posted on Feb.24, 2013

This Tuesday night the Peach festival will give you a sample of what to expect at the Talent show this year.  Abbey Elmore Band will be here to perform at 8pm til 8:45. The Peach committee may also have some others lined up to play, but you’ll have to be here to find out.  Also there will be a representative from the Know 2 program to speak about the program and how it will help with growth of Cherokee County.   On Tuesday nights music starts around 8pm, come by to sit in or to hear local musicians from the upstate and foothills music scene. We encourage local artist from Gaffney, Spartanburg, Greenville, Asheville and Rockhill music scene to take this opportunity to show promoters and venue owners who come by to look for new talent what they have to offer.  Some nights we will have showcased artist that include but not limited to; Jamison Smith, Shane Pruitt, Tony Slaughter, Brain McGee, John Scoggins, Will Moore, Donovan Brooks, Justin Orr and many more.  Many of the musicians here have voted us hands down the number 1 live music venue for the upstate.

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June/28/8pm/$7 Attn SHAGGERS, Beach Music featuring The Steve Craig Band

Posted on Feb.23, 2013

The City of Gaffney invited Beach Music Legend “The Steve Craig Band” to perform at the Downtown Shindig back in April.  If you missed out on that great show, well here is your chance to see them again.  Beach music legend and local favorite Steve Craig has been on the road for decades with “THE EAST COAST BAND” and “THE OUT OF TOWNERS”. Now he will bring his band back for another full night of shaggin and groovin right here at the Capri Theatre!

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June 22nd/8pm Drew Spencer’s Grad party with “BOMBADIL” From “Ramseur Records’” the same Record Label as “The Avett Bros”

Posted on Feb.22, 2013

 

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Folks this show is for everyone to come celebrate Drew Spencer’s graduation Party with Drew Spencer “Man of the Hr” opening and Bombadil headlining. The band has been on the road with the “Carolina Chocolate Drops for the past 5 months and has the same whimsical spirit with a host of influences from Weezer to The Kinks, their own musically diverse home state to the Cool Runnings soundtrack. Yes, really. And that versatility has brought them far; when Bombadil opened for The Avett Brothers in 2006, they caught the eye of Ramseur Records’ Dolph Ramseur and joined the label. They’ve toured nationally and performed at multiple festivals including Bonnaroo, FloydFest and Rhythm & Roots.

“Obtuse but melodic indie-folk-pop with a flair for the fantastic” – Can You See the Sunset

“…often sounds like a college glee club covering The Village Green Preservation Society: The melodies are chipper, the hooks prominent, the performances energetic, the arrangements full to bursting with ideas.” -Paste Magazine

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June/21/7pm/$5 CARMA INC. presents “Summer Slam”

Posted on Feb.21, 2013

CARMA of Spartanburg will be hosting “Summer Slam” here June 21st.  This event will be in celebration to remember Upright Bass player Bryan Teague on his birthday. Come out to see friends and to support the local music scene of the upstate.

7:00 till 7:50 TRAVIS SMITH PROJECT
8:00 till 8:50 BERNADETTE SWAYNGIM
9:00 till 9:50 MARC HIGGINS BAND
10:00 till 10:50 SOUTH 85
11:00 till 11:59 The ALLMOST BROTHERS

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May/8/6:30 The Gathering, Youth ministry collaberation

Posted on Feb.20, 2013

Tonight is a special event featuring the Christian Rock group “The Gathering” sponsored by the local church youth groups.

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This show has been rescheduled to later date, The Corduroy Road, Opening act Drew Spencer & Midnight Fire

Posted on Feb.15, 2013

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This show is always a great one not to miss. Since its inception by Drew Carman and Dylan Solise in early 2006, The Corduroy Road has melded bluegrass, Americana, folk rock, and old-time country with the rawest of live performances. The two, born and raised in the Central Kentucky Bluegrass Region where they learned their craft, now reside in the musical gem of the southeast: Athens, GA.

With the addition of John Cable on drums, Elijah NeeSmith on bass, and Cameron Thomas on electric guitar, The Corduroy Road quickly gained a reputation in Athens as an up and coming band on the scene after sharing the stage with such notable bands including The Avett Brothers, Paleface, The Packway Handle Band, Ian Thomas, Langhorne Slim, Trampled by Turtles and more. 

“The chatty banjo, rolling harmonies, the acoustic guitar and melodic, Southern vocals are the name of the game for the Athens quartet. The music is so damn, well comfy, that the quaint country and roots music peppered with folk rock sounds warmly familiar.”
-Creative Loafing

“Fans of anything from country to bluegrass to folk rock will especially enjoy The Corduroy Road’s notoriously lively shows.” -Flagpole Magazine.

​“An aggressive touring schedule, emotive songwriting, and the band’s commitment to performing down home, honest music has established The Corduroy Road as a buzzworthy band on the indie roots rock scene.” -Blue Ridge Outdoors Magazine​

​“The Corduroy Road captures early American folk music, while being known for its almost punk rock energy-driven live shows.” -Southeast Performer​

​”Athens, Georgia-based the Corduroy Road are no strangers to the stretch of bars, clubs, and highways scattered along southeastern region of the United States. Having previously released their debut album, Love is a War and their Live at the 40 Watt, the newly re-formed band has been earning its stripes the honest way over the past half-decade, gradually picking up fans at their always-energetic shows. The Corduroy Road’s latest effort, the independently released Two-Step Silhouette, highlights the group’s move from a bar band one would stumble upon to a group of guys who ought to (and surely will) deserve national attention.” -Pop Matters

​”The Corduroy Road is one of Athens’ contemporary treasures. With the band’s extensive touring schedule, it’s often easy to catch the group performing on weekends. After six years, The Corduroy Road is far from slowing down; their acceleration is just beginning.” – Athens Music Junkie.com​

​”Hewed from natural fibers, The Corduroy Road intersects folk, country and bluegrass realms without regard to hipness or happenstance. Skilled musicians all, they tap tradition and create a timeless sensibility sure to get feet tapping and hips swinging. This Georgia quintet doubtless excels in concert, but
even on disc their irresistible pull is all so evident.” -NoDepression.com

 

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