It's been a truly exciting year for live music in the Charleston area, with a diverse range of bands and artists taking the stage at some of the city's most popular venues. From the Commodore and Charleston Pour House to the Music Farm and Henrys, there has been no shortage of talented musicians performing in the area.

One of the standout performers this year has been LaFaye and the Fellas, whose energy has won them a devoted following. The Chucktown Players have also made a splash with their catchy blend of rock, blues, and funk, while Emily Curtis has captivated audiences with her powerful voice and emotional lyrics.

But it's not just local bands and artists who have been making waves in Charleston. National acts like Corey Smith and Alexandra Kay have also drawn large crowds to the city's top venues.

Other notable performers this year include The Psycoldelics, whose psychedelic rock sound has been a hit wherever they play, and 100 Grand Band, whose high-energy dance music has kept audiences moving at Henry's when they came to town. Omiwimo has also been a fan favorite, getting audiences dancing, and Manny Houston has brought his smooth R&B and hip-hop style to the stage. Lauren Hall has had another successful year bringing her country music to the Charleston scene winning, song of the year for her song "Excuse."

Overall, it's been a fantastic year for live music in Charleston, with a diverse range of bands and artists performing at some of the city's top venues. From LaFaye and the Fellas to Lauren Hall and beyond, there has been something for everyone, and we can't wait to see what the next year brings. If you haven't had a chance to catch one of these amazing bands and artists yet, be sure to keep an eye out for their upcoming shows – you won't want to miss out on the exciting live music scene in Charleston.

Alexandra Kay Performs at Music Farm in Charleston
LaFaye and the Fellas performing their last show of 2022
LaFaye and the Fellas in downtown Charleston
Emily Curtis performing at Music Farm
LaFaye performing in Downtown Charleston
Members of Alexandra Kay's band during show at Music Farm
Joel performing with the Chucktown Players at Commodore
Emily Curtis opening for Alexandra Kay
Chucktown Players performing at The Commodore
Alexandra kay performance at Music Farm
Alexandra Kay sings to the crowd during show at Music Farm
Guitar player for Alexandra Kay during performance at Music Farm
Mike Steves part of LaFaye and the Fellas
Drummer for LaFaye and The Fellas
Performing in Downtown Charleston one last time for 2022, LaFaye and The Fellas