Future Chord and Charlotte, NC chamber-pop outfit Drugstore Ghost are teaming up in January for our first show of the new year and a can't miss night of cascading, dreamy soundscapes.
Find us at The Radio Room on January 25th with local support from rising Upstate electronic rockers Cufue and Greenville newcomers Tulpas.
The show starts at 8pm with tickets only $7 (or $10 under 21).
We're thrilled to welcome the extraordinary husband/wife duo Carpoolparty as the latest addition to the Future Chord roster. Garnering over 1 million plays on YouTube, their energetic vapordance sounds are right at home with fans of Phantogram, Purity Ring, and Crystal Castles.
Originally formed in South Carolina, the band quietly relocated to Houston last month to begin work on their upcoming project set for 2018 -- an audio/visual experience unlike any other.
Be on the lookout for tour dates coming soon to a city near you, and join the Carpoolparty universe through their appropriate pages below.
Official Website / YouTube / Facebook / Twitter / Instagram / Spotify
A gorgeous soul-folk march under a coastal horizon, watch the latest from Atlanta-based trio MYFEVER and try not to wax nostalgic for those vacations of yesteryear.
MyFever pushes all the right buttons on their 2017 EP, Born For Spaces. Lead single “Golden” captures listeners in a suspended state of space with a choir of soaring guitars and massive drums. Follow-up single “Childhood Keepsake, Circa 1991” reveals a more tender, reflective and nostalgic side where there band’s hometown Florida roots shine through on every last note.
Keep up with MYFEVER’s every last move at MYFEVERband.com.
We had a blast teaming up with our hometown yesterday for their annual Get Out Greenville festival to encourage healthy and active lifestyles. The event featured a 5k run and bicycle races, rock wall climbs and paddle-board demonstrations, dog tricks and coneys, and so much more.
When the city contacted us to curate the music lineup with a careful and family-friendly touch, we thought of none other than our local friends and crowd favorites in Brother Oliver, Courteous Monk, and Vilai Harrington.
Check out a shot above, taken by Future Chord’s own Jeremy Theall, of Courteous Monk rocking the outdoor stage.
Nashville's Fox Grin are heading out for a string of shows in the Midwest this autumn with the help of Future Chord.
Lucky fans in Kentucky and Ohio have a chance to see the art rockers up close and personal for the very first time in Lexington (twice!) and Cincinnati.
Visit FoxGrin.com to stay up to date with the Tennessee art rockers.
Count your lucky stars and experience a breathtaking show for the ages.
We’re taking over The Radio Room’s brand new location next week for the very first time -- and we’re bringing back Polymath, MYFEVER, and Anthem for a can’t miss evening of tunes.
RSVP on the Facebook event page and don’t miss this night of uplifting, soulful indie rock jams.
For a second straight year, Future Chord Fest returned to The Spinning Jenny in Upstate, South Carolina -- this time with nearly twice the crowd size as the inaugural year and a sharpened focus on a diverse, hyperlocal lineup built around standout Charlotte indie rock headliners Junior Astronomers.
Memorable performances included the very last show by beloved Greenville college rock revivalists The Francis Vertigo; a collaborative set between Spartanburg indie-emo thumpers The Apartment Club and hip-hop head Ty Graves; and the final 2017 show from Anderson-based outfit Beket.
Carving a name as one of the brightest up-and-coming indie festivals in the Southeast, Future Chord Fest looks to top itself once again in 2018.
Greenville, South Carolina-based folk rockers Brother Oliver release their sophomore long-player next month, and now they’ve announced a ten date tour proudly booked by Future Chord.
Find them in a city near you, as the brothers trek across the Southeast to hit some cities for the very first time -- like South Carolina’s capital city and Georgia music hubs Savannah and Athens.
For more information, visit BrotherOliver.com.
The biggest party of the summer in Upstate, South Carolina is ready for action and you’re officially invited!
We’ve added local favorites Italo & The Passions, Tom Angst, Beket, and Sparrow’s Point to the mix alongside an already star-studded cast of regional indie bands. From folk rock to jangle pop and everything in between, there’s sure to be something for everyone!
Stay tuned for the official schedule and beat the lines (and the heat) by snagging your tickets here for $15!
We’re thrilled to unleash the next wave of bands for Future Chord Fest!
Buckle up for Charlotte jangly indie rockers Junior Astronomers, who headline 2017 behind their stunning sophomore album Body Language. Brother Oliver, the psychedelic folk rock band of brothers, make a return to Future Chord Fest after winning over hundreds at the inaugural festival in 2016. Finally, indie pop duo Estuarie take over their hometown of Greer in style, while The Apartment Club bring along their alternative rock bent from nearby Spartanburg.
The last wave of bands will be announced in the coming days ahead. In the meantime, make your plans to be at The Spinning Jenny on Saturday, August 12th -- and beat the lines by grabbing your tickets now!
Thanks to our friends at The Greenville Journal and GVL Today for recently highlighting Future Chord Fest as a summer staple event in South Carolina.
Come see what the fuss is all about on Saturday, August 12th as we throw the biggest party of the year with Junior Astronomers, The Francis Vertigo, Brother Oliver, Wasted Wine, Italo & The Passions, Estuarie, Beket, Excons, Apricot Blush, The Apartment Club and more!
We’ll have you covered with delicious food and drinks provided by your favorite local food trucks and breweries.
The first four bands at Future Chord Fest 2017 have been revealed, featuring a strong core of Upstate, South Carolina acts.
Setting the tone with their 90’s inspired indie rock is The Francis Vertigo, who return to The Spinning Jenny after an early summer performance there alongside The Whigs frontman Parker Gispert. Apricot Blush, the surreal indie folk project spearheaded by Jackson Wise and his revolving cast of characters, will help carry the torch for Pablo Generation. Gypsy folk punk group Wasted Wine bring along one of the most unique shows to the stage. And rounding out the first wave are the seasoned experimental pop rockers Excons.
Future Chord Fest returns to the Upstate of South Carolina this August 12th at The Spinning Jenny in Greer. Grab your Early Bird Tickets now for just $10 at http://bit.ly/2rDMTaq.
Characterized by innovative song formulas, classical yet contemporary arrangements, strong rock grooves and melodies, Nashville band Fox Grin creates painting-like soundscapes while maintaining a pop song sensibility.
Stay tuned for Fall Tour dates in the coming weeks ahead and revisit the Dawn EP, their 2017 masterpiece, below.
Future Chord Fest returns to the Upstate of South Carolina with a splash of indie magic on Saturday, August 12th.
Featuring the area's most exciting bands, we're also bringing together the best local artists, food trucks, and vendors for the most memorable night of the summer.
Stay tuned for the first wave of band announcements, and snag your Early Bird tickets for just $10 at http://bit.ly/2rDMTaq.
Want to be a vendor, volunteer, or sponsor?
Get in touch at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Blast these new songs of summer - along with the air conditioning. Take a listen to the Best Songs of June, a playlist compiled in conjunction with our friends at Forthright Records.
See what songs made the list and what we had to say about them below:
1) Small Reactions - “Sessions Street” - A blistering dose of post-punk adrenaline.
2) Roman GianArthur - “Real Love, No Shade” - Beat the heat with this soulful R&B banger.
3) Graham Patrick Ulicny (of Reptar) - Tropical pop bent by explosive mind-bending syncopation.
4) Wieuca - “Snitches Get Stitches” - Dirty dance all night to this grungy, groovy track.
5) Chief Scout - “Dead End” - Sip on this guitar pop “cool aid” with a punch.
6) Kinder Than Wolves - “Good Luck” - Dreamy, wistful indie perfect for your summer road trip playlist.
7) Dot.s - “Palms” - Toe tapping, head bobbing, pool party tune.
8) Alarm Drum - “Whisper” - Modern day "Breakfast Club" soundtrack.
9) Devereaux - “Kapowski” - Cruise down memory lane on this 80’s inspired synth-pop jam.
10) Shasta Ray (featuring members of The Nude Party) - “I Just Need My Records” - A smooth breakup song with a bit of twang for when your summer fling gets rocky.