Music

Yonder Field

Yonder Field in Bowman, SC is a venue catering to all of the different music genres in South Carolina. Image courtesy of SCPRT.

South Carolina is home to a wide variety of musical styles and traditions.

Types of Music

South Carolina is home to many different music styles, from jazz to gospel to our distinctive beach music sounds.

Jenkins Orphanage Band

The Jenkins Orphanage, an African-American orphanage in Charleston, started a brass band in the last 1890s to tour northern states for gaining funds. By the 1920s, there were 5 different bands touring the United States.

Darius Rucker
Darius Rucker. Image by flickr user BOBXNC

Work Songs

Famous South Carolina Musicians & Singers

Meet performers that have lived in South Carolina and are now known across the country.