Strictly speaking, Carolina Chocolate Drops aren’t simply an Americana band. They’re a bona fide history lesson.
This year offered many great folk and singer-songwriter albums to enjoy. Here are my 10 favorites of 2012.
Each month, this site features numerous photography pieces based on the work of the intrepid members of KDHX's pool of volunteer photographers.
The Carolina Chocolate Drops came to St. Louis and put on a stellar show that was equal parts performance and music history lesson.
If you have never seen the Carolina Chocolate Drops live, you must immediately fill up your biggest thermos with tar-black coffee, get in the car and follow them to Indianapolis for their gig on Saturday.
Editor's note: Today marks the first installment of a weekly round up of some local and national news of note. Tune in every Thursday morning to get the lowdown.
Live at KDHX, Vol. 8 isn’t just a music anthology. It’s a 22-track mixtape, selected with care, sequenced with love, and remixed and mastered to capture all the warmth and intimacy of the Magnolia Avenue Studios. And needless to say, it rocks (and swings and twangs and grooves) with the spirit of independent radio in St. Louis, 88.1 KDHX.
Young, gifted and black, the Carolina Chocolate Drops aren't a novelty: They're proficient, ambitious ambassadors for the Carolinas' Piedmont string band tradition. Experience their foot-stomping sound during a live performance on KDHX.