Mumford & Sons, Bluegrass Festival headline March live music lineup | Charleston Beat

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There are plenty of notable performers coming to the Lowcountry! Below are some of the acts playing the Charleston-area the last days of February and throughout March.

Everyone's Dead - Charleston Pour House
Thursday, February 28
An all-star line-up of musicians from various jambands will come together the play music from the Grateful Dead. Guitarist John Kadlecik of Further fame, Disco Biscuits keyboardist Aron Magner, Pigeons Playing Ping Pong guitarist Jeremy Schon, bassist George Gekas from The Revivalists, banjo picker Jeff Mosier from Aquarium Rescue Unit, Everyone Orchestra conductor Matt Butler, and more.

3rd Annual Everyone Orchestra Weekend Gathering, conducted by Matt Butler
Friday-Saturday, March 1-2
The two nights after"Everyone's Dead,' the 'Everyone Orchestra' will perform two full-length, entirely improvisational shows.
Kadlecik, Manger, Schon, Gekas, and Mosier will be joined by Moe. drummer Vinnie Amico, Doom Flamingo vocalist Kanika Moore and saxophonist Mike Quinn, Ward Buckheister from Sol driver Train, and Steven Sandifer from Dangermuffin.
They will be joined by the Cris Jacobs Band on Friday, and Schema on Saturday.

Mike Gordon Band - Charleston Music Hall
Wednesday, March 13
Phish bassist Mike Gordon is bringing his solo-act with guitarist Scott Murawski, drummer Jim Kimock, and keyboardist Robert Walter, are percussionist Craig Myers to the Charleston Music Hall. The next time Gordon will be back in the Carolina's is with Phish in Charlotte on June 21.

Runaway Gin - Charleston Pour House
Saturday, March 16
The popular Phish cover band follows Gordon's performance with two shows at the Pour House.

Mumford & Sons - North Charleston Coliseum
Monday, March 18
Tickets have already sold out for the one-night stop by British folk rockers Mumford & Sons at the North Charleston Coliseum. The Grammy-award winning group is made up by lead vocalist and guitarist Marcus Mumford, keyboardist Ben Lovett, guitarist and banjo picker Winston Marshall, and bassist Ted Dwane.

Jackson Browne - North Charleston Coliseum
Saturday, March 23
Legendary singer, songwriter, and music extraordinaire Jackson Browne plays for one night only at the North Charleston Coliseum. With more than 18 million record sales, and countless awards, the Rock and Roll Hall of Famer is sure to put on a show to remember!

Bob Weir and Wolf Bros. - North Charleston Coliseum
Saturday, March 30
Grateful Dead rhythm guitarist Bob Weir will play the penultimate show second tour with bassit Don Was and drummer Jay Lane at the North Charleston Coliseum. The 3-piece unit's stripped down take on the Dead's songbook delivers a pleasant change from the larger ensembles like Dead & Company. Speaking of D&C, the group the includes popstar John Mayer, bassist Oteil Burbridge, dummers Mickey Hart and Bill Kreutzmann, and keyboardist Jeff Chimenti begins their 2019 tour on May 31, and will be play Charlotte on June 28.

Charleston Bluegrass Festival - Charleston Woodlands
Friday-Saturday, March 29-30
Returning for the 5th year, the annual Charleston Bluegrass festival will feature three stages of national and regional bluegrass artists at the Charleston Woodlands. Performs include Chatham County Line, rachel baiman, Town Mountain, Jon Stickley Trio, Circus No. 9, and many more. There will variety of food and beverage options, and families are invited to stay on the campgrounds. Children under 5 can attend for free.

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There are many more opportunities to see live music in the Lowcountry in March and beyond, and there are multiple spots where you can find live music most nights of the week.

That includes the Pour House, especially their popular Grateful Dead tribute every Wednesday, performed by Reckoning. The Commodore jazz club has regular live performers. You can catch the Barn Jams at the Awendaw Green every Wednesday. The Royal American also has a number of performs playing their outdoor stage in March.

Links to schedules for popular Lowcountry music venues can be found below: