CMH Team


Charles Carmody – Executive Director

Charles was born and raised in Charleston, SC. He has been the Director of The Charleston Music Hall since 2012. He graduated from The College of Charleston and after a failed attempt to move to Canada after college, he returned to Charleston and loves this city dearly. His mission is to make Charleston the greatest music city in the world.

What was the first concert you attended? NSync – North Charleston Coliseum – 6th grade

Who is your favorite band/musician? Sufjan Stevens

When you were younger, what did you want to be when you “grew up”? Famous – no specific job title – just Famous

Other than the Music Hall, what is your favorite music venue? 9:30 Club – Washington, DC

What is the farthest you have traveled for a concert (miles or hours)? Sharon Van Etten – Basel, Switzerland


Bonny Wolfe – Marketing Director

Born and raised in Ann Arbor, MI, Bonny relocated to South Carolina when she was 16. She moved to Charleston to attend The College of Charleston. During college she interned and worked as an Artist Runner at the Music Hall, and then began her full time position after graduating in 2015.

What was the first concert you attended? Amy Grant

Who is your favorite band/musician? Ryan Adams

When you were younger, what did you want to be when you “grew up”? Concert Promoter. I didn’t know that’s what it’s called, but I used to gather the neighborhood kids to put on shows in my parents front yard and I would make neighbors pay to come watch.

Other than the Music Hall, what is your favorite music venue? Fox Theatre – Detroit, MI

What is the farthest you have traveled for a concert (miles or hours)? 850 mi to see Jack’s Mannequin when I was 16.


Nicholas McDonald – Operations Director

“None of your business”

What was the first concert you attended?  As a child we would gather after Sunday dinner in the shed beside my great-grandmothers’ house as my as some of my great uncles and their friends would play traditional bluegrass until super.  Years’ later I found out that my uncles’ play alongside the Gaither’s.

Who is your favorite band/musician? All the ones that adhere to their set times

When you were younger, what did you want to be when you “grew up”?  Still unsure what I want to “be”

Other than the Music Hall, what is your favorite music venue? Whichever venue at which I’m working that day.

What is the farthest you have traveled for a concert (miles or hours)? Sometimes, when a lot of people are on stage right, I will walk to stage left.

 


Jake Causey – Bar Manager

A native of Cherry Grove, SC, Jake is now happy to call Charleston home. A graduate of the University of South Carolina, he has been working in and around the entertainment business in everything from radio, venues, comedy, and music for around seven years.

What was the first concert you attended? BB King

Who is your favorite band/musician? The Black Keys

When you were younger, what did you want to be when you “grew up”? Animator

Other than the Music Hall, what is your favorite music venue? The Tabernacle – Atlanta, GA

What is the farthest you have traveled for a concert (miles or hours)? Glasgow, Scotland (3,840 mi)


Taylor Blumenberg – Box Office Manager

Taylor Blumenberg is a Charleston native whose heart is really in London. She graduated from the College of Charleston with a degree in Communications and went on to receive a Post Graduate Diploma from the University of Westminster in London. She is a proud mother of a hedgehog named Ivy, and huge nerd who is a co-director of the Atlanta based Sherlock Holmes convention 221b Con.

What was the first concert you attended? Don Henley (when I was 5)

Who is your favorite band/musician? Jump, Little Children but Ben Folds Five is close.

When you were younger, what did you want to be when you “grew up”? A doctor, until I realized I have a major needle phobia. A teacher, until I realized I had no patience for students. And finally independently wealthy, a goal I strive for to this very day.

Other than the Music Hall, what is your favorite music venue? The Tabernacle in Atlanta for bigger spots and The Evening Muse in Charlotte for smaller places.

What is the farthest you have traveled for a concert (miles or hours)? I saw the Charleston group Slowrunner in Paris, but as I was living in London at the time I think driving to Charlottesville, WV to see Jump Little Children is my farthest.


Michael Rogers – Production Team – A1

Michael Rogers

What was the first concert you attended? I can’t remember. It was some Christian concert my parents took me to

Who is your favorite band/musician? It’s a tie between Pedro The Lion and Foo Fighters

When you were younger, what did you want to be when you “grew up”? An astronaut

Other than the Music Hall, what is your favorite music venue? TA tie between The Sylvee in Madison, WI and The Anthem in DC. Both fantastic venues with great staff!

What is the farthest you have traveled for a concert (miles or hours)? Philadelphia for Every Time I Die.


Andrew Smith – Production Team – L1

In 2007 Andrew began a career with stage lighting and production design. After touring with various national artists for the majority of his career Andrew returned to his home Charleston, SC to lead a team as lighting designer with many iconic music venues and events across the country. He currently serves as Lighting Director of the Charleston Music Hall where he strives to exceed industry standards while respecting the iconic design and functionality of the venue.

What was the first concert you attended? Acoustic Syndicate

Who is your favorite band/musician? Widespread Panic

When you were younger, what did you want to be when you “grew up”? A Rock Climber

Other than the Music Hall, what is your favorite music venue? The Anthem DC

What is the farthest you have traveled for a concert (miles or hours)? California