Spotlights: Sly Sparrow at the Cellar Club


Daniel Casasanta
Daniel Casasanta

Sly Sparrow will perform Friday at The Cellar Club in Spartanburg.

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Published: Thursday, January 3, 2013 at 3:15 a.m.
Last Modified: Monday, December 31, 2012 at 6:48 p.m.

FRIDAY

Spartanburg: THE CELLAR CLUB, 1071 Fernwood-Glendale Road, 699-9730: Sly Sparrow. 9 p.m.

The brainchild of Upstate music veteran Daniel Casasanta, Sly Sparrow is a relatively new rock band that offers a mix of original material and classic covers. Anchored by Casasanta on bass, the group features a constantly revolving lineup, making each show a unique experience.

Spartanburg: DELANEY'S IRISH PUB, 117 W. Main St., 573-0051: Shane Pruitt Band. 9:30 p.m.

Kicking off a weekend celebration marking the 10th anniversary a popular downtown nightspot, the Shane Pruitt Band will deliver its rousing mix of blues, vintage soul and classic rock 'n' roll. As if the high-quality performance weren't enough, Delaney's will also be giving away lots of prizes throughout the festivities.

Spartanburg: MAIN STREET PUB, 252 W. Main St., 573-1165: Jason Marcum & Friends. 9 p.m.

Jason Marcum cranks out refreshingly honest music that runs the gamut from contemporary alt-country to John Mayer-esque pop-rock. A veteran of the Upstate music scene, Marcum has appeared on nearly two dozen albums, including several of his own solo efforts.

SATURDAY

Greenville: THE RADIO ROOM, 2845 N. Pleasantburg Drive, 864-263-7868: Chivalry/ReDefind/Terrigen Mist. 9 p.m. $5.

A Spartanburg-based quintet, Chivalry has developed a solid reputation for producing bone-crushing death metal inspired by such nationally renowned acts as Whitechapel and the Black Dahlia Murder.

TUESDAY

Spartanburg: NU-WAY RESTAURANT AND LOUNGE, 373 E. Kennedy St., 582-9685: David Ezell. 9:30 p.m.

Ezell will also perform at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at The Peddler Steakhouse.

Not only does David Ezell craft hauntingly beautiful songs of his own, but he also seems to know a broader range of folk, country, soul, pop and rock 'n' roll songs than just about anybody. The Spartanburg-based singer-songwriter's shows are full of spontaneity with selections varying from night to night.

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