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Columbia, SC (WLTX) -- Columbia now has a new music festival to call its own.

"Music is just one of those things that takes you back in time," Treasurer for One House Foundation Frederick Hogsett Jr said.

And One House Music Festival is taking folks back to the mid-80's in Chicago.

"House music was something we grew up on back in the '84, '86 era and it grew and it's changed since then so we got together and decided, it's not a House musicfestival here," Hogsett said.

Now, when people think of house music..it's glow sticks, lots of synthesizer and famous DJs like Skrillex and David Guetta.

But that's not even close to the soulful sounds that hit the stage.

"It started basically as 120 beats per minute and House music has a constant rhythm and a constant bass. It's spiritual in nature," he said."House musictalks about issues like civil rights, women's rights, spirituality in God, having faith in yourself. It's always a positive message."

The festival had food, vendors and endless music.

And it was all for a good cause.

"The foundation and our plan is to help those who are trying to go to either middle school, high school or secondary education or college that need help with arts programs, that need help with could besomething as little as books, or maybe they need an instrument," he said.

The festival chose MLK park on Greene Street near Five Points and it works perfect with their motto.

"One house, one sound, one dream," Hogsett said.

OneHouseFoundation says theyhope to make it semi-annual event for the Spring and Winter.