Bud Light / Fox 102.3 Stage

Stage located near the intersection of Greene and Harden Streets near the Five Points fountain.

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12:15 // Isabelle's Gift

The Columbia, SC, band Isabelle’s Gift plays a furious blend of punk, metal, and Southern rock. The group came together in the early ’90s, and throughout that decade existed primarily as a regional phenomenon, releasing independent CDs and playing local venues. However, the band eventually gained opening slots for several national acts, the most significant of which was the Bloodhound Gang, with whom they toured extensively. In fact, Isabelle’s Gift would release 2001′s Alcohol, Tobacco & Firearms on Bloodhound frontman Jimmy Pop’s label, Jimmy Franks Recording Company. Isabelle’s Gift has gained notoriety for their brazen live shows, which have featured strippers, barbed wire, and blood (among other such ephemera), and their blistering musical attack. The band’s moniker is a sly reference to venereal disease.

Facebook | https://www.facebook.com/Isabelles-Gift-141910322564746/

YouTube | https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vwgx5ewcIz4

1:30 // Color Blind

ColorBlind brings diversity to the S.C. music scene with a unique mesh of folk and hip-hop, a.k.a. folk-hop. The band is a collaboration between FatRat Da Czar from Columbia, S.C. and Justin Smith from Lexington, S.C. Prior to partnering as ColorBlind, both artists made names for themselves both locally and regionally as solo artists. FatRat Da Czar is a successful artist and entrepreneur in the South Carolina hip-hop music scene, and Justin Smith is a well known folk-rock musician and songwriter. 
 
Friends for a decade, the two artists’ worlds collided in 2013 when they started their musical mission: to highlight similarities between two people from completely different backgrounds. The whole album started off as the duo creating music and having a good time in the studio, and flourished from there. ColorBlind represents the fusion of different worlds. Smith explains, “everyone could be ColorBlind, it would open up endless opportunities for all of us to create, work and live in a world without boundaries.”
Twitter | www.twitter.com/ColorBlindUSofA
Instagram | www.instagram.com/ColorBlindUSofA

2:40 // Brave Baby

Brave Baby is Keon Masters, Wolfgang Zimmerman, Christian Chidester, Jordan Hicks and Steven Walker. The band spent 2012 writing and self-producing their debut album Forty Bells, released on Charleston indie label Hearts and Plugs. Production was lead by producer and drummer Wolfgang Zimmerman in the bands’ storage unit turned intimate practice/studio space in Charleston, SC.

Website | http://bravebabymusic.com

Facebook | https://www.facebook.com/bravebabytheband/

Twitter | https://twitter.com/bravebabymusic

 

4:10 // Atlas Road Crew

South Carolina rock ‘n’ roll shot with southern soul accents. Formed in fall of 2011, Atlas Road Crew is rapidly building one of the most loyal fan bases on the East Coast, packing venues to capacity from South Carolina to New York City, and expanding quickly to major US cities in between.

 

Website | http://www.atlasroadcrew.com/

Facebook | http://facebook.com/atlasroadcrew

Twitter | https://twitter.com/atlasroadcrew

YouTube | http://youtube.com/atlasroadcrew

Drive By Truckers

Drive-By Truckers are an alternative country/Southern rock band based in Athens, Georgia.

Website | http://drivebytruckers.com/index.html

Facebook | http://www.facebook.com/drivebytruckers

Twitter | http://twitter.com/#!/drivebytruckers