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Festival Friday Radio is a new weekly blog series in which we will share playlists for your listening pleasure.  While you wait for the 2017 Festival to begin, tune in every Friday to hear these hand selected lists that will include top 10 songs by 2017 Spoleto Festival USA musicians, […]

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Festival Friday Radio is a weekly blog series showcasing Spoleto Festival USA’s 2017 visiting artists. Each Friday, tune in for these hand-selected playlists that highlight a musician’s top 10 tracks—or get exclusive, artist-curated lists that reflect their own listening preferences.  In 1994, clarinetist Evan Christopher left California for New […]

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Valentine’s Day is for all things passionate, and since Spoleto Festival USA adores nothing more than the performing arts, we’ve rounded up performances from the 2017 season that share a common theme: love. That complicated, all-encompassing human experience is expressed in a variety of ways this year—from an […]

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Festival Friday Radio is a weekly blog series showcasing Spoleto Festival USA’s 2017 visiting artists. Each Friday, tune in for these hand-selected playlists that highlight a musician’s top 10 tracks—or get exclusive, artist-curated lists that reflect their own listening preferences.  Cuban musician Pedrito Martinez is a world-class percussionist […]

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This 40th season is bursting at the seams with a diverse collection of musical performances ranging from African inspired jazz to Americana rock. Use the links below to explore the artists that will grace Charleston stages throughout the next 2 weeks:     Randy Weston: LISTEN HERE or BUY […]

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