Welcome to the Spoleto Festival USA journal.

Delve deeper into the stories that make up the fabric of the Festival.

Wells Fargo Jazz

To give Festival attendees a full spectrum of jazz programming to choose from this year, we are offering performances by artists from the classical side of jazz, to Cuban jazz, to African jazz, and even a jazz dance party. Spoleto is fortunate enough to have legendary pianist and composer […]

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Who was Fats Waller?

Thomas Wright “Fats” Waller’s life and musical career is being honored this year when pianist and MacArthur “Genius” Fellowship recipient Jason Moran brings his Fats Waller Dance Party to the College of Charleston Cistern Yard on Saturday, June 4. Here are some Fats Facts to […]

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The Wells Fargo Festival Finale is upon us at last! As one of the Festival’s longest standing traditions, Middleton Place has become the ideal location to celebrate the culmination of the past 17 days of Spoleto Festival USA. Enjoy music, food, drinks, scenery, and fireworks TOMORROW […]

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Welcome to the eleventh installment of the 2015 Quick Fact blog series. These posts aim to give you a bite-size overview of performances you’ll find at the Festival this season. Each post in the series includes who, what, when, where, and why. We’ll even throw […]

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Welcome to the ninth installment of the 2015 Quick Fact blog series. These posts aim to give you a bite-size overview of performances you’ll find at the Festival this season. Each post in the series includes who, what, when, where, and why. We’ll even throw in some […]

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