Charleston’s Original Ghost Artist

Charleston’s Original Ghost Artist

Local painter Madeline Carol brings Folly’s past back to life By Miranda Steadman | Contributing Writer Local painter Madeline Carol sets herself apart from other Charleston painters by adding specters into historic Charleston scenes. Growing up with an artist mother,...

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Follypalooza is Back

11th annual cancer benefit includes live music stages, kids activities, and more Special to The Current The Follypalooza Cancer Benefit returns to Center Street on Saturday, Oct. 20 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m., raising money for local cancer patients and others with medical...

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Keeping Folly Funky

Local band Bender Funk puts the soul and funk in rock ‘n’ roll By Miranda Steadman | Contributing Writer When watching local band Bender Funk in action, it’s extremely hard to believe that they have only been performing together for a little more than a year. With the...

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Remembering a Folly Original

 Fellow musicians honor Vini Youngblood By Miranda Steadman | Contributing Writer South Carolina native and local musician Vini Youngblood has strummed his last note, played his last tune. Around 11 p.m. on Saturday, June 30, Youngblood was attempting to cross the...

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Animal Instincts

Local artist Kate Barattini and photographer Justin Morris team up for Animal Shred Part II, a surf-inspired art show By Lorne Chambers | Editor It has been more than three years since Folly artist and surfer Kate Barattini unveiled her animal and artistic side with...

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Chico Bonito

Local artist Thom Piragnoli pays tribute to his favorite folly bar by turning its employees into a work of art By Miranda Steadman | Contributing Writer Welcome to Folly Beach where you can find everyone from surfers to beach babes, musicians to artists, heroes to...

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Sounds From The Highway

Red Cedar Review releases debut album The Highway with special show at “Back” of Cups By Lorne Chambers | Editor A couple years ago, local musician Brad Edwardson made the decision to begin taking his music, specifically his guitar playing, more seriously. Edwardson,...

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Folly Healing Hearts

Concert featuring local favorites Dangermuffin will Benefit Surfers Healing By Miranda Steadman | Contributing Writer On Sunday, June 24, The Washout on Folly Beach is hosting The Healing Hearts, a special musical event to raise money for  two local charities,...

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Stealing Your Heart

The Green Thieves are an Americana band with a bluegrass soul By Miranda Steadman | Contributing Writer The Green Thieves are a collection of hyper-talented local musicians who have come together to form one band that has both the ability to soothe a stressed soul and...

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A Rockin’ Roast

8th Annual Follywood Oyster Roast to raise funds for Warrior Surf Foundation Special To The Current After a one-year hiatus the Follywood Productions Oyster Roast returns Saturday, Jan. 27 with a full lineup of musicians and art vendors as well as bushels and bushels...

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Unhinged Rock ‘n’ Roll

Josh Roberts and The Hinges play Surf Bar on November 26 By Miranda Steadman | Contributing Writer In honor of the late and great musician Tom Petty, local rock band Josh Roberts and The Hinges (JRATH) have invited some of their talented musical friends to join them...

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