SATURDAY | 03.12
Billy Currington, known for blockbuster country hits "People Are Crazy" and "Pretty Good at Drinkin' Beer" the past two years, as well as "Doin' Something Right" and a duet with Shania Twain, "Party For Two," will perform at 8:30 p.m. Saturday at the House of Blues in Barefoot Landing, on U.S. 17 in North Myrtle Beach. Brantley Gilbert will open.
Tickets for general admission are $32.50 in advance, $35 day of show, and reserved seats range from $60 to $80.
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Details at 272-3000 or www.hob.com/myrtlebeach.
THURSDAY | 03.17
Legends in Concert
Legends in Concert reopens at 8 p.m. Thursday at its new site at Broadway at the Beach, 2925 Hollywood Drive, Myrtle Beach, at U.S. 17 Bypass and 29th Avenue North, next to Planet Hollywood.
After a $2 million renovation in the former Club Kryptonite and a move from Surfside Beach, the theater has spread 600 seats in a three-quarters, in-the-round arrangement.
The opening lineup of tribute artists is the Blues Brothers, Michael Jackson, Jay Leno, Dolly Parton, Little Richard and Elvis Presley.
Shows will be at 8 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays and 2 p.m. Tuesdays.
Tickets are $37.95 regular and $42.95 preferred/VIP for ages 17 and older; and $14.95 and $19.95 respectively, for ages 3-16; and VIP table booth seats are $52.95 all ages. Also, the "Local Fan Club" year-round rates are $25.95 regular and $30.95 preferred, for permanent residents of Horry, Georgetown, Marion counties and Brunswick County, N.C., ages 17 and older.
Details at 238-7827 or 800-960-7469, or www.legendsinconcert.com.
SUNDAY | 03.13
Long Bay Symphony
The Long Bay Symphony will perform its final 2010-11 Symphony Series concert, "The World of the Orchestra," featuring the Carolina Master Chorale, at 4 p.m. Sunday.
The concert, in the Myrtle Beach High School Music & Arts Center, on Robert Grissom Parkway, between 29th and 38th Avenues North in Myrtle Beach, will give a symphonic showcase exploring the individual facets of the orchestra, from strings to woodwinds, brass and percussion, as well as chorus.
The repertoire comprises Bernstein's "Candide Overture," Mahler's "Symphony No. 5: Adagietto," Strauss' "Suite for Winds in B Flat," Copland's "Fanfare for the Common Man," Stravinsky's "Symphonies of Winds," Varese's "Ionization" (for percussion), Ginastera's "Lamentations Jeremiah" (chorus a capella) and Ravel's "Daphnis et Chloe, Suite No. 2."
Single tickets range $35 to $45, and for seniors, $30 to $40.
A pre-concert lecture is at 3:15 p.m. with Charles Jones Evans, music director and conductor.
Details at 448-8379 or www.longbay symphony.com .
More information on the Carolina Master Chorale - whose next concert is 4 p.m. May 15 at Horry County Schools' Academy for the Arts, Science and Technology, west of Myrtle Beach - at 444-5774 or www.carolinamasterchorale.com.
MONDAY AND WEDNESDAY | 03.14, 03.16
Double dose of opera
The Grand Strand Opera Workshop presents a DVD showing of Wagner's "Lohengri" at 5:45 p.m. Monday at HTC Auditorium, 3990 River Oaks Drive, Carolina Forest, at Carolina Forest Boulevard.
Annual dues are $30; first meeting free for guests. The group gathers on the second Monday monthly through June. Details at 385-3963 or www.gsow.net.
Also, any opera fan who missed Gluck's "Iphigenie en Tauride" last month in "The Met: Live In HD" series at Cinemark at Coastal Grand mall in Myrtle Beach can catch an encore at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday.
Tickets are $22 for adults, $20 for seniors and $15 for children
THURSDAY-SATURDAY | 6 and 8 P.M.
Rivertown walking tours
With spring's return, Rivertown History and Haunts has resumed its guided walking tours through downtown Conway at 6 and 8 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays.
The 90-minute tours, for ages 13 and older, meander with stops including the Horry County Courthouse, Conway City Hall, Kingston Presbyterian Church and Cemetery, and the Waccamaw Riverfront.
Meet at Third Avenue and Main Street in Conway. Patrons are asked to arrive 15 to 20 minutes before their scheduled tour, wear comfortable walking shoes and clothes, and bring a flashlight, camera and water.
Tickets are $17 if purchased online in advance, $20 at tour site, and $12 for students. Details at 333-6941 or www.rivertownhistoryandhaunts.com.
SATURDAY | 03.12
A Tropical/Latin Dance Party, with such styles as merengue, salsa and bachata, happens 9:30 p.m.-2 a.m. on the second and fourth Saturday monthly at Surfside Bowling Center's Brick House Lounge, 510 U.S. 17 Business, Surfside Beach.
Includes a beginner Latin dance lesson 8:30-9:30 p.m. Dance workshops are 5-6:30 p.m. for intro to salsa, 7-8:30 for tips and dips. $10, including a light buffet 8-10 p.m., and $15 per workshop.
Call 808-1634 or www.letsdancemyrtlebeach.com.