The Monthly Encore | August

One Reunion Show Down for the Blue Dogs, One to Go!


Hootie & the Blowfish played Volvo Car Stadium for their annual reunion show, and like last year, they were joined by The Blue Dogs and DJ Natty Heavy both nights. Another year, another sold-out weekend of great music with some of South Carolina's finest! We're getting ready for The Blue Dogs' other reunion show they play every year - theirs!

Tickets are on sale for The Blue Dogs 6th Annual Homecoming & 30th Anniversary Show this September. Look out for an announcement of this year's special guests on Labor Day Weekend. Proceeds benefit MUSC Children's Hospital and we've got a big number to beat this year - $184,000! Get your tickets at the link.

DJ Natty Heavy Opens for Hootie to a Sold Out Crowd!

EFM Travels


The family spent some time traveling cross country this summer. We went all the way to San Francisco and saw some great things along the way. Seeing the Grateful Dead house at 710 Ashbury Street was definitely a highlight. We were just a few decades too late to the party!

Moon Taxi adds Magic City Hippies and DJ Natty Heavy to Lineup

This show on September 29th at Charleston Harbor Resort & Marina just got even better! Along with previously announced act Ripe, Moon Taxi will be joined by Magic City Hippies and DJ NattyHeavy. The show is presented by The Bridge at 1055 with help from our friends at Bud Light & Wicked Weed Brewing. Tickets are available now at Ticketfly!


JUST ANNOUNCED: America's #1 Zac Brown Tribute Band Coming to The Windjammer!


Ear for Music and The Windjammer are proud to present 20 RIDE, America’s #1 Zac Brown Tribute Band on Friday, September 28th for their Windjammer debut. 

Doors | 9pm
Show | 10pm

Advance | $12
Day of Show | $15

20 RIDE is American Country/Folk music at it's finest and they are taking audiences by storm. As Zac Brown's tour manager Paul Chanon said, "I had to do a double take the first time I saw him. I thought it was really Zac."

This is not a wig wearing, lip syncing, pretending to play tribute band. These are real players, doing the great music the way Zac does at all his concerts. Up close and personal, moving, and fun! With nine hit singles, two platinum-selling albums, and countless fans, Zac Brown is quickly becoming a country music legend. From traditional country to Caribbean rhythm, to sultry bedroom ballads, 20 RIDE brings all the best Zac has to offer. Pushing the limits of what their talents offer, there is something for everyone. Whether you love their mega-hits like "Chicken Fried”, "Colder Weather”, "Free", "Toes", "Highway 20 Ride" or many more, 20 RIDE will play all your favorites and some cool covers, too.

JUST ANNOUNCED: Patrick Davis & His Midnight Choir Return to Charleston Music Hall


Patrick Davis is a singer, songwriter, artist & storyteller originally from Camden, South Carolina who has spent the last fourteen years making his musical mark in Nashville, TN. Patrick learned the finer points of music & performance growing up in a household that not only included a talented guitar playing father, but also an extensive record collection always readily available for his absorption. At the age of 16 Patrick joined his father Rusty on stage for his first ever performance and since that initial “gig” music has been the only job Patrick has ever held. 

After graduating from The University of South Carolina in 2000 Patrick moved to Nashville, TN where for almost 15 years he has continued to build his songwriting, artist and touring career. Patrick has released four well received full length albums, toured the US & Europe as both a headliner & support act for Darius Rucker, Jewel & others while also being employed as a staff writer for Warner Chappell Music Publishing & having over 50 songs recorded by artist like Jimmy Buffet, Lady Antebellum, Imelda May, Darius Rucker, Jewel, Robert Randolph, Guy Clark and many more. 

Patrick’s “Patrick Davis & Midnight Choir” is an 11-piece band featuring horns & background singers created by PD in early 2016 from both his own artistic vision & the soundscapes of his songwriting & performing heroes Van Morrison, Lyle Lovett & Bruce Springsteen. Davis borrowed the name “Midnight Choir” from a line in one of his favorite Leonard Cohen songs “Bird On a Wire” & since his eleven-piece outfit starting playing dates Davis & “His Midnight Choir” have witnessed growing congregations across the Southeast.

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