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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? Queen

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.


Stormy Taylor – Office Manager

Originally from Summerville, SC, after high-school Stormy moved to Rock Hill to study Graphic Design. After having to medically withdraw from school she completely changed directions, choosing to stay local and study Arts Management at the College of Charleston. Stormy fell in love with the performing arts scene in Charleston and wants to continue growing with the groovy industry.

What was the first concert you attended? Hilary Duff at the North Charleston Colosseum in 2005.

Who is your favorite band/musician? Definitely a tie between Glass Animals and Hippo Campus.

When you were younger, what did you want to be when you “grew up”? First thing was for sure a mermaid. But I realized that was super unrealistic and changed to Alt Rock Superstar… still kind of unrealistic but gotta dream big.

Other than the Music Hall, what is your favorite venue? Is it criminal to say I really like the Music Farm?

What is the furthest you have travelled for a concert (miles or hours)? The PNC Music Pavilion in NC – about 3.5 hours. I know, rookie numbers.


Sarah Roza – Box Office Attendant

Sarah moved to Charleston SC from Rochester NY in 2012 to study Arts Management at the College of Charleston. In 2013 Sarah found herself as an intern at the Music Hall doing anything from ticketing, concert reviews, ushering and more. Now, she works full time with the Box Office team making sure our guests get the best customer service in Charleston.

What was the first concert you attended? Weird Al Yankovich

Who is your favorite band/musician? Shakey Graves

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

Other than the Music Hall, what is your favorite music venue? Cistern Yard for Spoleto Festival jazz series

What is the furthest you have traveled for a concert (miles or hours)? I drove cross country to see Dave Matthews Band at the Gorge Amphitheater in Washington … but my car broke down an hour away from the venue and I missed the show.


Michael Rogers – Production Team – A1

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?A 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.


Jimmy Varn – Production Team – L1

What was the first concert you attended? Creed in Salt Lake City Utah

Who is your favorite band/musician? Agency 1994

When you were younger, what did you want to be when you “grew up”? Air Traffic Controller like my dad.

Other than the Music Hall, what is your favorite music venue? House of Blues

What is the farthest you have traveled for a concert (miles or hours)? 30 hrs of pure dedication.

 

 


Keon Masters – Bar Manager

Born in MA, raised in the Charlotte, NC suburbs. Keon graduated from the college of Charleston in 2012. He has been an active member of the Charleston music community since his arrival to the city in 2008. He, his wife Victoria and their dog Bennie live a short distance away from the Music Hall in the Eastside Neighborhood of Charleston.

What was the first concert you attended? 106.5 The End’s “End of Summer Wienie Roast” headlined by Papa Roach in Charlotte the year 2000. 

Who is your favorite band/musician? The Killers

When you were younger, what did you want to be when you “grew up” Actor, musician, entertainer. Lol. Looking to get that E.G.O.T.

Other than the Music Hall, what is your favorite music venue? The Royal American

What is the furthest you have traveled for a concert (miles or hours)? Bon Iver, Radio City Music Hall, NYC, 2012.