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Extra Chill Fest

Extra Chill Fest 2024 – August 10th at Charleston Pour House. South Carolina’s number one community gathering for independent music.

Tickets are on sale now for $25 in advance. Deck-only tickets are $10 at the door day of show.

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See the photo gallery from Extra Chill Fest 2023


All South Carolina independent artists, curated by Extra Chill. Rock, hip-hop, and more.

Dear Blanca Pobrecito 10th Anniversary Celebration

South Carolina indie rock legends Dear Blanca will celebrate the 10th anniversary of their 2014 album Pobrecito with a headlining performance at Extra Chill Fest. They will play the full album front to back on the inside stage, plus newer material.

Read our 2023 interview with Dear Blanca about playing tennis with Stephen Malkmus and Bob Nastanovich of Pavement, and more.

“Boulders” Music Video (2014)

“Overpass” Music Video (2020)

Maxwell’s Silver Jammer (Late Night)

Maxwell’s Silver Jammer is a Beatles Jam Band by Andy Greenberg, Jeff Kozelski, Paul Joliet, Stu White, and Nick Brewer. Closing out the festival with a special late night performance of improvisational renditions of Beatles songs on the inside stage.

The GrandDaddi Caddi Experience with Slim S.O.U.L & MoonKatDaddi

Slim S.O.U.L and MoonKatDaddi introduce us to the GrandDaddiCaddi Experience on the inside stage post-headliner. 45 minutes of hip-hop jams at prime time, with special guests and surprises.

“Hellacious Sauce” with Gavin Hamilton & Indi’Gxld

Two of Charleston’s most versatile performers, Gavin Hamilton & Indi’Gxld are cooking up some “Hellacious Sauce” to close down the deck stage at Extra Chill Fest. Expect a mix of soul, R&B, hip-hop, and other deliciousness thrown in a Carolina gumbo cooked to perfection.

Slow Funeral

Mary Norris of Slow Funeral on stage with Babe Club at High Water Festival 2024.

Mary Norris of Slow Funeral is a versatile vocalist and songwriter playing rock & roll music. She has been recording with Corey Campbell of Babe Club and her latest singles are both excellent. You may remember her as a former member of the band Salti Ray.

“Purple Roses” (2024)

“Bugs” (2023)

Hotel Hugo

Hotel Hugo are a rising indie rock band from Charleston, SC. Its members have been around the music scene for years as members of bands like Argot, Deaf Dogs, and more. Their self-titled debut EP was released in 2023, and they have new music in the works that was recorded with Wolfgang Zimmerman at The Space.

“Blame No. 4” (2023)

Hotel Hugo (2023)

UnHeard Ent.

UnHeard Ent. at the Royal American in 2023.

UnHeard Ent. are a Charleston hip-hop collective who have made waves in the local music scene over the past two years. They’re known for their collaborative spirit and lyrical abilities, and will be taking over the deck to lay down some rhymes in the late afternoon.

Meredith Foster

Meredith Foster is a Charleston-based country singer-songwriter who writes heartfelt, direct reflections on life, relationships, and growth. Her debut EP, Welcome to a Friday Night was released in October 2024. Meredith is also the host of the Dear Dive Bar, a series of initimate songwriters-in-the-round performances at Elliotborough Mini Bar in downtown Charleston, which is a really special event for the local community.

“I’m Not Blonde”

“Tattooed Music Man”


Charleston rapper Jtrawwww, also known as ‘Sensei’, has made a name for himself in the Charleston hip-hop scene by being unapologetically himself. He performs our first hip-hop session on the deck at Extra Chill Fest.

“Ain’t Nuthin'” Music Video (2023)


Charleston punk rockers Hound will kick off Extra Chill Fest 2024 with a raging set on the deck at Charleston Pour House. The group has been touring in the DIY scene for the past year and recently got back from recording at Steve Albini’s Electrical Audio in Chicago. (Rest in Peace Steve).

“Pogo” / “Mesothilioma” (2024)