Ollie Take Cover will take over live Friday at T-Bones on the Lake in Lake Wylie. No idea about who ‘Ollie’ is, or why he might be a target. But there is a five man band dedicated to a ‘one of a kind’ live music experience.
It was high noon in South Carolina but it was 9 a.m. across the country in California as I called Steve Porcaro, an original member-keyboard player/vocalist, for the band Toto, which plays Wednesday at The Old Town Amphitheater in Rock Hill.
Part of the “Finally Friday” Summer Concert Series presented by the Red Rose City, the July installment touts music, food and fun under the shady pecan trees with the chance to ‘shag to the beach and soul sounds of The Castaways.
Dollhands, live Friday among up and coming bands gathered for another round of Concerts at The Courtroom in downtown Rock Hill, might just be a band making a garage rock evolutionary leap. To get more details, I tracked down a phone number, and called Dollhands’ guitarist/vocalist Eric Smeal to get the lowdown.
Whether by a nameless horse, a fair-haired muse or the need for heart in Oz, the Grammy-winning band America – live Saturday at The Old Town Amphitheater in Rock Hill – specializes in casting an evocative spell of scintillating soft rock driven by expert musicianship and ethereal vocals.
Sometimes, classic legendary bands and their songs are such magical entities with memories so dynamic that they take on new life – for example The Guess Who, live Saturday, at the Old Town Amphitheater in downtown Rock Hill.
Intrepid area rocker Rayen Belchere returns to regale us with his sounds in two appearances showing his acoustice side at Hobo’s on Friday in Fort Mill and Saturday at Luke’s Sports Bar & Grill in Rock Hill.
Local musician Eddie Zimmerman, aka Eddie Z, ace guitarist, owner of The Playroom Academy of Music in Baxter Village and activist for kidney disease, is hosting a music event Saturday at Runde Field in Tega Cay.
After more than 20 years performing together – including Saturday, live at the Community Performance Center in Rock Hill – Marti Jones and Don Dixon have forged an impressive collective musical career flaunting melodic range, edgy depth, clever but catchy lyrics and a mad mutual appreciation for the quality of life.
Quite simply put, Patti LaBelle is a living entertainment legend. This R&B rock ‘n’ soul diva – live Saturday at Ovens Auditorium in Charlotte – is a singer, songwriter, TV actress, author and cooking phenom with an unprecedented career that stretches from the early ’60s.
3D Systems played a crucial role in the rehabilitation of Grecia, a toucan in Costa Rica that lost the majority of its upper beak after an attack. The Rock Hill company made it a 3-D beak. Grecia's story will be featured in Animal Planet's Toucan Nation.
Credit: Animal Planet and Discovery Communications
Toucan Nation trailer
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