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SATURDAY | 06.30

Saline Fiddlers

The Cultural Council of Georgetown County welcomes the Saline Fiddlers for their first-ever S.C. concert, at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at Winyah Auditorium, 1200 Highmarket St., Georgetown.

The concert will feature 26 young musicians touring the Southeast this summer, with songs and dancing. The Fiddlers were formed in 1994 in Saline, Mich., as a school group introduced to an alternative style of music education.

Tickets are $10 in advance from the council and Pawleys Island Bakery on Ocean Highway in Pawleys Island, as well as Morsel’s Market and La Sheek Beauty Salon on Front Street in Georgetown, or $12 at the door.

Details at 520-0744 or

SATURDAY | 06.30

Elvis contest

Elvis – actually 16 Elvises – will be in the building Saturday night, trying to win Legends in Concert’s fifth annual Myrtle Beach preliminary round for the Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Preliminary Contest, an Elvis Presley Enterprises-sanctioned event.

The show starts at 7 p.m. at Legends in Concert, at 29th Avenue North and U.S. Bypass, next to Planet Hollywood. Diane DeVaughn Stokes is the host, and Janice Duffy of Hard Rock Café and radio personalities Banana Jack Murphy and Lou Krieger are the judges. Also, longtime Elvis tribute artist Grahame Patrick will perform.

The winner will claim $1,000 and move on to compete in the Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest finals in Memphis, Tenn., in August during Elvis Week, and the local runners-up will win $300 and $200, respectively.

Tickets are $37.95 to $47.95.

The regular Legends in Concerts shows also continue with tributes to Elvis, Dolly Parton, Britney Spears, Steven Tyler and Stevie Wonder through Sept. 2. Details at 238-7827, 800-960-7469 or

Tickets are $10. Details at 903-2628 or, and

SATURDAY | 06.30

‘Beach Brawl’

The Time Time Wrestling Club and S.C. USA Wrestling will have the second annual Beach Brawl and S.C. Beach Wrestling Championships on Saturday in front of the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk, at Eighth Avenue North, near the former Pavilion site.

Beach wrestling is open to males and females 10 and older, and efforts are made to pair contestants according to size, weight, gender and age.

Registration is 8-9:30 a.m. Saturday, and wrestling starts at 10:30 a.m. Entry fees are $15 for USA Wrestling cardholders, otherwise $25, and the matches are free to watch.

Details at 655-1793, or

The 2012 U.S.Nationals and World Team Trials will be July 12-15 in Rochester, N.Y.

TUESDAY | 07.03

Ledisi at HOB in NMB

R&B songstress Ledisi will bring her “BGTY (Be Good To Yourself)” Tour with Eric Benet on Tuesday to House of Blues in North Myrtle Beach.

The show’s at 9 p.m., in Barefoot Landing on U.S. 17. General admission tickets are $29 in advance or $33 day of show, and reserved loge seats are $55.50-$70.50.

Ledisi has had a busy year, with a European tour, performing on “VH1 Divas,” and promoting her book “Better Than Alright: Finding Peace, Love & Power,” released June 5 with Essence Magazine.

Details at 272-3000, and


‘High Steppin’ Country’

The 36th summer of “High Steppin’ Country” has opened at Lakewood Camping Resort’s Theater by the Sea, with the public as welcome as campers.

The revue covers an array of styles, with traditional and new country, as well as gospel, patriotic and pop.

Show times are 8:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays through Sept. 1 at the resort, 5901 S. Kings Highway, between Myrtle Beach and Surfside Beach, one mile north of S.C. 544. Gates open at 8 p.m.

Tickets are $10 for ages 12 and older, otherwise $5. Details at 447-7343 or 447-7359.

Alumni of this annual community production include Josh Turner, a Hannah native who will sing at “A Capitol Fourth,” which airs at 8-9:30 p.m. Wednesday live from the U.S. Capitol on PBS, including WHMC-TV 23, WITV-TV 7 and WUNJ-TV 39.