Indie Grits announces music performances

COLUMBIA, S.C. (February 10, 2011)—Indie Grits, a film festival hosted by the Nickelodeon Theatre, South Carolina’s only non-profit art house theatre, will host an assortment of music performances every night of the festival in congruence with the films and other events. In addition to promoting the best work from Southern filmmakers, multiple local and regional artists will be performing shows at Indie Grits after parties and other events all over Columbia.

- Wednesday, April 13: Following the Slow Food Columbia fundraising dinner, Hunter-Gatherer (900 Main Street) will host a party featuring the Immaculate Underground Old Time Jam, with special musical guests, The Shaniqua Brown (Charleston), Sarah Bandy (Charleston), and another local band (to be announced).

- Thursday, April 14: Fork & Spoon Records, a local Columbia label comprised of USC alumni, will host a music showcase with four different local bands who are signed to the label at Immaculate Consumption (933 Main Street) located next door to the Nickelodeon Theatre. Performers will be Coma Cinema, Those Lavender Whales, Sweet Vans and Say Brother.

- Friday, April 15: After the films, festival goers can head over to the Whig (1200 Main Street), within walking distance of the Nickelodeon, and enjoy a performance from local band Cassangles.

- Saturday, April 16: To wrap up the festival, Columbia artist Toro y Moi will perform in a space that was formerly a movie theater in Parkland Plaza, just over the Blossom St. bridge in Cayce, called ReSale ReVue. Local artist, Valley Maker and Atlanta band Mermaids, will perform as well. Chaz Bundick, who performs as Toro y Moi, will have just returned from another US tour and will be making Columbia his final stop. Tickets for this special performance will be $12.

Tickets for all of these performances will be $5 at the door, with the exception of Toro y Moi. Admission is free to all events for festival pass holders.

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