The Sound of Charleston

From the end of August through the end of the year, The Sound of Charleston takes place at the Circular Congregational Church at 150 Meeting Street. Charleston has a unique musical heritage, and you’ll hear all the music that is Charleston, from Civil War tunes to gospel, jazz, and Gershwin.

The performers include jazz and blues singer Ann Caldwell, conductor of the Charleston Jazz Orchestra Charlton Singleton, pianists Micah McLaurin and Irwin Jiang, and soprano D’Jaris Whipper-Lewis. Other artists include American folk musician Bart Saylor, keyboardist Ghadi Shayban, singer and actress Anna Booman, pianist John Tecklenburg, and saxophonist Lonnie Hamilton, III.

The Sound of Charleston is the 4th ranked Charleston attraction on Concerts take place weekly at 7 p.m., but the day of the week varies, so be sure to check the website for dates and times. Tickets are available online, at Bulldog Tours, at any Charleston Visitor Center, at many local hotels, and at the door. Ticket prices are adults, $28; seniors and military, $26; students $16; and children 12 and under, free.

For more information, visit the Charleston Convention & Visitors site.

The Sound of Music: A List of Outdoor Concerts and Music Events Coming to the Low Country

Summertime in the South wouldn’t be complete without a picnic blanket, several hundred of your closest friends, and the sound of music weaving through the air.

Luckily, Charleston is a music city. You can find a concert to attend just about every night of the week, and in the summertime, many of them are outside. If you enjoy the outdoors, music, and good company, then these options will be great for you and your family!

Awendaw Green Barn Jam

Wednesday nights in Awendaw are filled with the sound of Charleston’s best homegrown up-and-coming artists. Shows start at 6:00 p.m. at the Awendaw Green, off Highway 17, just past the Sewee Outpost.

Party at the Point

Head over to Patriot’s Point after work on Fridays for an evening filled with great music and $2 beer. The Charleston Harbor Resort and Marina hosts this weekly happy hour concert series, letting you enjoy the cool harbor breeze as you unwind and enjoy the show. The series runs through Friday, June 29.

Last Summer On Earth Tour

Barenaked Ladies, Blues Traveler, Big Head Todd & the Monsters, and Cracker are coming to Daniel Island’s Family Circle Stadium July 14. Don’t miss this chance to see all of your 90’s musical favorites in one place! Tickets are available on Ticketmaster .

What are the summer concerts you’re most looking forward to? Let us know in the comment section below!