New This Week
Tickets are still available for the Carolina Country Music Fest on June 5 through 7. The festival includes Rascal Flatts, Eric Church, Lady Antebellum, Big & Rich, Kellie Pickler, Georgia Satellites, Hunter Hayes and a lineup of about 30 more country artists. Plus, anyone who bought a pass before April 25 gets free admission to the kickoff party which features a show by Sam Hunt on June 4. Single tickets to the kickoff party are $39 or $19 with a local ID. If you still need tickets, they’re available at www.CarolinaCountryMusicFest.com. The three-day passes range from $159 to $1,299. All shows are located at 812 N. Ocean Blvd.
House of Blues
Tickets available at the box office, online at www.livenation.com or by calling 800-745-3000.
▪ Waka Flocka Flame and DJ Dirty are fusing a concert with a nightclub experience on two separate dates – June 4 and 11. Tickets are on sale now for $30 and are available now.
▪ Local favorites The Izm team up with Driven Astray and Ocean's Orange for Myrtle Beach Rocks on June 13. It’s a free show. Check out www.houseofblues.com or call 843-272-3000 for more info.
▪ Outlaw country star Jamey Johnson is out to show HOB what “Rebelicious” looks like on June 26. Tickets are on sale now for $27.50.
▪ “American Idol” winner Scotty McCreery wants to “See You Tonight” at HOB. Wait, make that July 10. Tickets are on sale now for $29.
Tickets are available at the box office, online at www.alabama-theatre.com or by calling 800-342-2262.
▪ Singer/comedian Rodney Carrington tells you to “C’mon Laugh You Bastards” on June 20. Tickets are on sale now, ranging from $45 to $180.
▪ “Here’s Your Sign” – You should check out Blue Collar Comedian Bill Engvall on July 12. Tickets are on sale now, ranging from $55 to $155.
▪ Kenny Rogers is going to take you “Through the Years” in one night on Oct. 3. Tickets are on sale now, ranging from $55 to $74.
Pirate’s Cove Lounge lets Cornbread sop it up while Sunny Ledfurd plays the deck on June 5. And Bullfrog leaps on the stage while the Lizzie Tramps take to the deck on June 6. For more information, check out www.piratescovelounge.com.
▪ Folk-rockers Delta Rae show the Pour House they’re not “Scared” on July 7. Tickets are on sale now for $18. Tickets are available online at www.charlestonpourhouse.com or at the box office.
▪ There’s nothing dumb about Slightly Stoopid playing the Charleston Tea Plantation on July 18. Dirty Heads and The Expendables are also on the bill. Tickets are on sale now, ranging from $15.50 to $35, and are available at www.ticketfly.com or the Charleston Tea Plantation and the Music Farm box offices.
▪ ZZ Ward wants to show crowds at the Music Farm that she’s here to rock the blues “Til the Casket Drops” on Sept. 8. Tickets are on sale now for $18 at the box office or online at www.musicfarm.com.
▪ Let the fireworks blast and the hot dogs burn, because Sister Hazel headlines the Freedom Fest at Darlington Raceway on July 4. Noah Stanley, Consumed, and Morgan's Road will also be on the bill. Admission is free, but parking and food packages range from $10 to $105 and are available at the box office, by phone at 866-459-7223 or online at www.darlingtonraceway.com.
▪ Warren Haynes and Railroad Earth perform together at Greenfield Lake Amphitheater on Aug. 3 in support of their recent collaborative album, “Ashes and Dust.” Tickets are on sale now, ranging from $37 to $41, and are available online at www.ticketfly.com or at the box office.
New acts keep crashing down on Ziggy’s by the Sea –
▪ Freddy Jones Band rocks the roots on June 11. Tickets range from $10 to $15.
▪ Christian nu-metal band P.O.D. comes out of their shell on June 17. From Ashes to New, Failure Anthem and Weaving the Fate are also on the bill. Tickets range from $20 to $25.
▪ Hardcore metal act Every Time I Die gets reborn on July 25. Real Friends, Counterparts, Gnarwolves, Brigades and Gatherers are also on the bill. Tickets range from $20 to $25.
▪ Australia’s Thy Art Is Murder deals some deathcore on July 28. The Wake Within is also on the bill. Tickets range from $15 to $25.
▪ Shwayze keeps it “Buzzin’” on Sept. 3. Tickets range from $12 to $15.
All tickets for Ziggy’s by the Sea shows are available now and can be purchased at the door or online at www.ziggysbythesea.com.