welcome to greenville music preservation, a nonprofit devoted to preserving and celebrating the diverse music history in the region of greenville county, sc. we cover music development in this region from greenville's founding until 2000.

feel free to look around the archive, which has a lot of growing to do. if you can help us fill in any gaps, please talk to us. enjoy the articles and podcast - new stuff is on the way this summer.

a celebration of
steve watson

On April 6, 2024, GMP hosted a celebration of Steve Watson, who retired from the Greenville County Fine Arts Center. Steve has contributed a great deal to the Jazz scene in Greenville over the years, which we acknowledged last year by awarding him the Linda Rodney Award for Musical Excellence. We interviewed Steve for our archives, excerpts of which will be heard in future podcast episodes.

First annual GMP gala

December 02, 2023 marked the first annual GMP Gala, held at Sit n Spin Studios, former home of Mark V Studios. GMP is proud to have an office in the building. Stay tuned for announcements on the 2024 Gala.