In February 2017, Jyve made its initial launch here in Charleston as an app for helping local bars and music venues book musicians. Now, Jyve is expanding its base with the brand new Jyve: Find Local Music fan app. The new app will help local music advocates find live music in Charleston on a given night.
Jyve: Find Local Music allows users to follow bands and
Jyve was started by College of Charleston graduate Brandon Brooks, who also plays drums with several groups around town, including the insanely talented Terraphonics. We spoke with Brandon a while back about his vision for the future of Jyve. In case you missed it, check out our interview here.
Today, Jyve has over 2000 musicians signed up, with around 40 venues actively using the app to book gigs in Charleston. Those numbers are steadily growing by the day, and I can only imagine that the new fan app will help boost engagement all-around.
As of now, both the Jyve booking app and the Jyve: Find Local Music app are only available in Charleston.
In addition to the new app, Jyve will host celebrations of local live music this week, starting tonight at Henry’s on the Market. Full release party dates and locations are listed below.
Tuesday: 10/16 Henry’s on the Market featuring Eric Penrod 8-11PM
Wednesday: 10/17 The Shelter featuring Andrew Beam 7-10PM
Thursday: 10/18 Saltwater Cowboys featuring Bubba LeMacks 4-7PM
Friday: 10/19 Smoky Oak Taproom featuring Dane Myers 9-12AM
Saturday: 10/20 JohnKing featuring Crane Style 10-1AM