The James Island music venue known for years as the Oasis relaunched under the name "The Edge" in June, but the new moniker didn't stick. Owner Steve Hildebrand hired some new guys to handle promotion and booking. After a few wobbly months with occasional rock, metal, punk, and acoustic shows and variable attendance, the club reverted back to its old name. The live music lineup seems to have embraced more local singer/songwriters, acoustic acts, and up-and-coming alternative bands and DJs, so the mirage of the Edge has disappeared and things are looking up.
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