Music in Spartanburg: the Iconic Sounds of Our Past & Present

Music in Spartanburg: the Iconic Sounds of Our Past & Present

When we say Spartanburg is an arts town, we don't just mean that we have lots of public art scattered about and studios for you to peruse. Sure, we have those, but when we say we're an arts town, we mean that creative muses seem to grace the greater-Spartanburg area with a never ending supply of exceptional painters, dancers, actors, sculptors, writers, and—seemingly in parti

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Past and Present Meet at The Peddler

Past and Present Meet at The Peddler

A small, possibly-overlooked detail ties together the past, present and future for Heather Mathison and The Peddler’s new Downtown Spartanburg location.The hostess stand, topped with seating chart, reservation lists and a small bowl of mints, is an old box television. It has since been retooled to hold menus and other Peddler paraphernalia in drawers hidden behind the bul

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Where to Experience Live Music in Spartanburg

Where to Experience Live Music in Spartanburg

Music seems to be one of the most powerful forces in our day to day lives—it can make us feel happy, sad, empowered, or even help convey difficult-to-explain emotions to another person. And when we experience music live, all those emotions seem to multiply.Today we're showcasing 3 types of places you can experience the power of live music in Spartanburg: dedicated live m

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Music Fills Spartanburg Streets For Spring

Music Fills Spartanburg Streets For Spring

If it’s springtime in Spartanburg, you can just hear it.Whether you’re looking for rock, jazz, blues or music history, Spartanburg’s one-of-a-kind flavor that includes so many genres will be pleasing to any music fan’s ears.Let’s look at some of your musical options for enjoying your Spartanburg spring.Music Sandwiched In: The Music Foundation of Spartanbu

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Marshall Tucker Band

Marshall Tucker Band

By Dan Armonaitis, HubCity Writers Project It’s been said that a picture’s worth a thousand words. But what about when just four words paint a vivid picture in the minds of countless Southern rock fans the world over? “From Spartanburg, South Carolina ...” was a phrase used to introduce the Marshall Tucker Band on a nightly basis at the height of the legendary group

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Music Brings Us Together

Music Brings Us Together

I’ve heard Shane Pruitt jam at festivals, play gritty guitar blues in listening rooms, and get down and dirty at bars. He's a native son of Spartanburg, a city ConventionSouth magazine recently ranked among the South's top cities for music and meetings, alongside Nashville and New Orleans, Austin and Memphis.Shane’s the reigning heir to a Spartanburg tradition stretchin

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