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Breaking Benjamin. Courtesy photo.
Breaking Benjamin. Courtesy photo.

“Dear Agony,” Breaking Benjamin is coming to rock the socks off HOB on Aug. 22. P.S. Young Guns is also on the bill. Tickets are on sale now for $35 and are available at the box office, online at www.livenation.com or by calling 800-745-3000.

Americana band The Barefoot Movement want to “Wade in the Water” at Brookgreen Gardens on July 24. It’s a free show with admission to the gardens.

Flow on down to HOB to see Floetry mix up some R&B with poetry on July 30. James Davis is also on the bill. Tickets are on sale now for $27.50 and are available at the box office, online at www.livenation.com or by calling 800-745-3000.

The music of Myrtle Beach Boardwalk’s Hot Summer Nights simmers to a boil when the Battle of the Bands hits town, every Friday night from July 3 to Aug. 7. The last bands standing will battle it out for $5000 in prize packages on Oct. 11, during Oktoberfest. The bands come from all over the nation. Battles begin on July 3 with The Travelin’ Kine (Charleston, S.C.), 90 Proof Twang (Hamilton, Ohio), Shane Givens Band (Centre, Ala.), Jake Clayton Band (Nashville, Tenn.) and Delta Son (High Point, N.C.). The bash continues on July 10 with North of Mason-Dixon (Monroeville, Pa.), Erica Sunshine Lee Band (Elberton, Ga.), Michael Tracy Band (Charlotte, N.C.), 3rd Class Citizens (Savannah, Ga.) and Lance Stinson Band (Nashville, Tenn.). All battles are free.

The South Carolina State Bluegrass Festival picks and grins at the Myrtle Beach Convention Center on Nov. 26, 27 and 28. Tickets are on sale now, ranging from $40 for a single day to $90 for a 3-day pass, and are available at the box office or online at www.adamsbluegrass.com.

Charleston

Soul rockers, Sister Sparrow & The Dirty Birds, fly into the Pour House on July 30. Tickets are $10 and available online at www.charlestonpourhouse.com or at the box office.

Eclectic duo Johnnyswim makes a splash at The Charleston Music Hall on Sept. 17. Tickets are on sale now, ranging from $29.50 to $33.50, and are available at the box office, by phone at 800-514-3849 or online at www.charlestonmusichall.com.

Singer/songwriter Jason Isbell sings about being “Something More Than Free” during a two-night stand at The Charleston Music Hall on Oct. 16 and 17. Tickets range from $39.50 for one night or $79 for both shows and are available at the box office, by phone at 800-514-3849 or online at www.charlestonmusichall.com.

Alt-rap duo Aer brings “The Bright Side” to the Music Farm on Oct. 21. Tickets range from $17 to $20 and are available at the box office or online at www.musicfarm.com.

With stripteases that pay homage to movies like “Star Wars” and “Clockwork Orange,” Suicidegirls: Blackheart Burlesque wants to balance sexy with geeky at the Music Farm on Nov. 2. Tickets range from $25 to $30 and are available at the box office or online at www.musicfarm.com

Country-punk act Lucero talk “Women & Work” at the Music Farm on Dec. 8. Tickets range from $20 to $22 and are available at the box office or online at www.musicfarm.com.

Columbia

Sweet Baby James Taylor doesn’t need to go to Carolina in his mind because he’s coming to Colonial Life Arena on July 29. Tickets are on sale now, ranging from $67 to $91.50, and are available online at www.coloniallifearena.com, by phone at 803-576-9200 or at the box office.

Time to “Adrenalize,” eighties hit-makers Def Leppard are coming to pour some sugar on Colonial Life Arena on Oct. 16. Tickets are on sale now, ranging from $29.50 to $99, and are available online at www.coloniallifearena.com, by phone at 803-576-9200 or at the box office.

North Charleston

Get up and make it to The Comedy Get Down at the North Charleston Performing Arts Center on Aug. 14. The tour features some giants in stand-up comedy – Cedric ‘The Entertainer,’ Eddie Griffin, D.L. Hughley, George Lopez and Charlie Murphy. Tickets are on sale now, ranging from $50 to $66, and are available online at www.ticketmaster.com, by calling 800-745-3000 or at the box office.

The Nickelback show at the North Charleston Performing Arts Center on Aug. 31 has been cancelled. Tickets purchased online or by phone will be automatically refunded. For additional info, check out www.ticketmaster.com, call 800-745-3000 or stop by the box office.

Wilmington

Sister Sparrow & The Dirty Birds rock a soul flight to Ziggys by the Sea on July 29. Tickets are on sale now for $10 and available at the door or online at www.ziggysbythesea.com.

Metal band Helmet plays their groundbreaking third album, “Betty,” from start to finish in honor of its 20th Anniversary at Ziggys by the Sea on Sept. 23. Tickets are on sale now, ranging from $17 to $20, and are available at the door or online at www.ziggysbythesea.com.

Indie-rockers In The Valley Below floats some dream pop over Ziggys by the Sea on Oct. 6. Tickets are on sale now, ranging from $10 to $15, and are available at the door or online at www.ziggysbythesea.com.

World music craftsmen, Rusted Root, branch out to Ziggys by the Sea on Oct. 10. Dirty Dozen Brass Band is also on the bill. Tickets are on sale now, ranging from $20 to $25, and are available at the door or online at www.ziggysbythesea.com.

Laidback rockers Animal Liberation Orchestra (ALO) surf into the Greenfield Lake Amphitheater on Oct. 23. Yojimbo is also on the bill. Tickets are on sale now, ranging from $22 to $27, and are available online at www.ticketfly.com or at the box office.

Let’s go to hell in a hand-basket with Southern Culture on the Skids at Ziggys by the Sea on Nov. 21. Tickets are on sale now, ranging from $10 to $15, and are available at the door or online at www.ziggysbythesea.com.

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