2014-2017 City Paper Americana Artist of the Year winners The Travelin’ Kine are on the move. This hardworking local outfit has logged serious miles honing their sound: a mix of potent songwriting and fiery country chops, doused with a few shots of whiskey. With the help of a seasoned crew of local talent, singer Slaton Glover delivers a musical message of hellfire and heartbreak, leaving it all on the stage at every performance. Releasing their first album in 2016, the Kine's first single "Change in the Wind" was voted 2015 CPMA Song of the Year. Their new album "Ride" was recorded at Truphonic Studio and is due out this summer. The Travelin’ Kine amounts to some of the best lowcountry music in years. Catch them if you can!

Welcome Ryan Bonner!!! 

Change can be scary but can also be essential for growth.  After a year of developing our sound and identity, we decided a change was necessary to move forward.  While we hate to see Walter Biffle go, we all feel after weeks of careful consideration this is the best thing for the band as well as each individual.  We have the deepest appreciation for Walter and the role he has played in our band and will forever be grateful for his contributions over the past year.  

Change is also exciting, and we are beyond excited to welcome Ryan Bonner to the band!  Ryan will be playing lead guitar as well as sharing some of the lead vocal responsibilities.  Ryan has long been a highly regarded musician not only locally but regionally also.  As well as being a member of The Travelin' Kine, Ryan fronts The Ryan Bonner Band and his latest album, "Only When It's Burning", has received high praise including the award for "Album of the Year" by the Charleston City Paper.  Be sure to check out Ryan's Website and give it a listen!  He also plays bass for regional touring band, Guilt Ridden Troubadour.  We believe Ryan is a perfect fit and can't wait for everyone to hear the new line-up!

Thanks to everyone for the ever-growing support!  We've been seeing the fruits of our labors through all the familiar faces at shows and the name recognition we seem to be gaining.  We look forward to taking the next step as we record our first album and begin touring regionally.  Stay tuned for the release of our first single, "Change in the Wind", and we hope to see you at a show soon!

Jake's Benefit with Friends 

Make sure you join us this Saturday, June 21, for a very worthy cause!  Jake is about as good as they come and the world is a better place to still have him in it!  So call up all your friends, load up the cars, and let's celebrate!

Bad Bad Men 

What an amazing time we had opening for Yarn at The Charleston Pour House!  They're some of the most genuine and friendly guys you'll ever meet.  It was my first time meeting them but both Dave and Jim had worked with them in the past.  We started the night with a toast to celebrate the occasion, and did it in style with a bottle of 23 year old Pappy Van Winkle!  Then on top of the honor of opening for those guys Blake asked us to play Bad Bad Man.  He came on stage and sang along to the chorus and Rick jumped in on the bass guitar!  Was a thrill to play it for those guys, especially with the fourth verse I added.  You can check it out in our "Videos" section.  And then go over to yarnmusic.net and give our Brooklyn friends a look.  Lots of dates coming up, we'd love to see you at a show!  Cheers!


YARN at The Charleston Pour House! 

The past two months have been awesome and it looks like the rest of the year will only get better!  We're thrilled to have the opportunity to open for one of our favorite bands at one of our favorite venues!  Make sure to put April 24 on the calendar, this is going to be an amazing show!   

Here Comes the Spring! 

We're almost at the end of what's been a slow February as far as shows go, but we've used the time wisely and got a lot done in the studio!  We can't wait for spring as it brings warmer weather, festivals, and a much busier show schedule.  Be sure to check back for updates!  Along with other shows, we have two pretty cool events in March we want to share with you:

We'll kick the spring off with SloCuts at Mini Bar, March 7.  This will be at Elliotborough Mini Bar in Downtown Charleston.  Besides the music there will be great food from two very talented guest chefs. The event starts at 6pm and we'll start playing around 8.  Tickets are $15 in advance or $20 the day of the event.  Check out the "Shows" tab for a link for tickets.

March 13 we'll be celebrating Jim Donnelly and Slaton Glover's birthdays with our good friends at The Charleston Pour House!  Come out and join the festivities, this is bound to be a great time!  We may have a special guest or two share the stage.  As always, thanks for visiting our website and we hope to see you at a show soon!

Awendaw Green Barn Jam- 1/15/14 

We had a great time closing out The Barn Jam this past Wednesday!  Met some great people and enjoyed hearing some great music from bands all over the east coast!  Thanks to everyone who came out for sticking through the cold and making it a memorable experience.  Having a MTV film crew recording the show was just icing on the cake.  Be sure to watch for the pilot episode of "Notes From the Road" to air soon, you just may be on tv!
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