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Get off your duff and make plans now for these sizzling acts coming to the Grand Strand and the Carolinas.
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The Boathouse is offering more fun for free. This week, you can catch Old Southern Moonshine Revival on Friday. On Saturday, there’s a whole funky lineup at Funkfest with Greenhouse Lounge, Fauxshow, Rims and Keys and The Royal Noise. On Aug. 22, country music singer Josh Thompson puts a “Beer on the Table.” And on Aug. 23, Ricky Young throws the Darius Rucker Afterparty. For more info, go to www.boathousemb.com.
The Disney Channel’s Bridgit Mendler (“Good Luck Charlie”) will rock Myrtle Beach Tanger Outlet on U.S. 17 when KidSTYLE Fashion Camp and Tour features a free concert on Aug. 23.
The Godfather of Jam, Colonel Bruce Hampton marches into the historic Myrtle Beach Train Depot on Sept. 13 for the next South by Southeast event to benefit music education. Tickets are on sale for $20 and available at www.southbysoutheast.org.
South Carolina country-rockers Outshyne just announced a new show at House of Blues on Nov. 1. Tickets are on sale for $5 at the box office, online at www.livenation.comor by calling 800-745-3000.
Skrillex remixes the Township Auditorium in Columbia into a break-beat dancehall on Oct. 27. Tickets are $46 and go on sale Friday at 10 a.m. Tickets are available at the box office, via www.ticketmaster.comor by calling 800-745-3000.
Art Garfunkel breaks the “Sound of Silence” in his first orchestral performance in more than four years as he performs with the Florence Symphony Orchestra on Sept. 20 at the Francis Marion University Performing Arts Center. Tickets prices range from $69 to $89 and are available at the box office, by phone at 843-661-4444 or online at www.FMUPAC.org
Bob Weir and Ratdog have canceled their show at the North Charleston Performing Arts Center on Aug. 22. Refunds are available at the place of purchase.
Brit folk-rocker David Gray comes to the North Charleston Performing Arts Center in support of his tenth studio album, “Mutineers,” on Oct. 2. Tickets are on sale now, ranging from $49.50 to $59.50.
“Britain's Got Talent” phenomena Susan Boyle dreams a dream at the North Charleston Performing Arts Center on Oct. 30. Tickets are on sale now, ranging from $59.50 to $115.00.
Tickets for the shows at the North Charleston Performing Arts Center are available at the box office, online at www.ticketmaster.comor by calling 800-745-3000.
Chevelle showcase its melodic metal in support of the new album, “La Gárgola” at House of Blues in North Myrtle Beach on Aug. 22. Tickets range from $29.50 to $56.
Fitz and The Tantrums are going to throw a fit at HOB on Sept. 5. Ticket prices range from $29.50 to $56.50. Iamdynamite, Wild Cub and Sir Sly are also on the bill.
Guitar virtuoso Kenny Wayne Shepherd and his band return to HOB in support of his new album “Goin' Home” on Sept. 13. Tickets range from $25 to $47.50.
HOB is Going to Hell with The Pretty Reckless on Sept. 17. Tickets are $23 to $43.50. Adelitas Way is the opening act.
HOB will host prog-rockers Coheed and Cambria as they play their sophomore album, “In Keeping Secrets of Silent Earth: 3,” in its entirety on Sept. 20. Thank You Scientist is the opening act. Tickets are $27.50 to $52.50.
This is no low-rent scam – Cheap Trick wants you to want them when they come to HOB on Oct. 3. Tickets range from $29.50 and $56.50.
Ron White mixes up some tater salad with scotch and a cigar at The Palace Theatre in Myrtle Beach on Oct. 11. Prices range between $60 and $80. Tickets are available at the box office, online via www.tickets.palacetheatremyrtlebeach.com and 888-841-2787.
Legendary banjo player Ralph Stanley brings his ageless bluegrass style to Brunswick Community College’s Odell Williamson Auditorium in Supply, N.C. on Sept. 9. Tickets are $32.50/$30.50.
The Blues Hall of Fame Tour gathers Charlie Musselwhite (harmonica), James Cotton (harmonica) and John Hammond (guitar) on one stage at Odell Williamson Auditorium on Oct. 17. Tickets are $32.50/$30.50.
Tickets for all Brunswick Community College’s Odell Williamson Auditorium shows are available at the box office, online at www.etix.com or by calling 910-755-7416 or 800-754-1050 ext. 7416.
Jack White finally comes back to within shouting distance of the Grand Strand when he makes a stop at the Township Auditorium in Columbia on Sept. 24. Ticket prices start at $49.50, and are available at the box office, via www.ticketmaster.com or by calling 800-745-3000. At press time, there were only single tickets left in the first and second balconies.
Joe Bonamassa brings his brand of rock and blues to the Township Auditorium in Columbia on Dec. 24. Ticket prices range from $69 to $99, and are available at the box office, via http://www.ticketmaster.comor by calling 800-745-3000.
Derrick Bracey, For Weekly Surge