SATURDAY, SUNDAY | 08.18, 08.19
Citizen Cope, Buckcherry
House of Blues, at Barefoot Landing, on U.S. 17 in North Myrtle Beach, will go back to back this weekend showcasing music with an edge.
Catch Citizen Cope, the man born as Clarence Greenwood, known for such hits as “Let the Drummer Kick” and “Son’s Gonna Rise,” at 8:30 p.m. Saturday. General admission is $25 in advance or $27.50 the day of the show, and reserved loge seats are $37.50 and $40.
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Then Sunday, Buckcherry, with My Darkest Days and Otherwise, will perform at 8 p.m. General admission is $25 and $28, respectively, and loge seats are $47.50-$62.50.
Details at 272-3000 or www.hob.com/myrtlebeach, and citizencope.com and www.buckcherry.com.
SATURDAY | 08.18
Rivertown Bluegrass Society
The Rivertown Bluegrass Society welcomes two bands for its next concert, at 5 p.m. Saturday – always the third weekend of the month – at Horry-Georgetown Technical College Burroughs & Chapin Auditorium, off U.S. 501 in Conway.
Common Ground will play at 5 and 7 p.m., and The Eastcoast Boys at 6 and 8 p.m.
Also, preshow jams begin t 3 p.m. for any acoustic player, but without electric instruments, except bass.
Tickets are $10 for members, otherwise $12.
Details at 457-2854 or www.rivertownbluegrasssociety.com.
OPENS TUESDAY | 08.21
‘The Marvelous Wonderettes’
The local troupe with dinner theater productions of “The Marvelous Wonderettes” and “Dino’s TV Variety Show” has moved to a new home in Surfside Beach.
The “Wonderettes” musical, going back to a prom in 1958 and a high school reunion 10 years later, returns next weekwith shows at 7 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, and on Aug. 26, at The Grand Theatre, 301 U.S. 17 Business S., Surfside Beach, just south of Surfside Drive/Glenns Bay Road.
Tickets $29.95 for ages 13 and older, and $14.95 ages 3-12, and $10 more for dinner served at 6:15 p.m. Also, “Dino’s,” showcasing various tribute artists with a host in memory of the late Dean Martin, resume Sept. 20. More details on both shows at www.dinostvvarietyshow.com.
The theater also is home to two other house shows: the “Aloha Y’all” Hawaiian luau show and “Grand Illusions” magic extravaganza.
Reach the theater at 808-9188, 800-252-5642 or www.thegrandtheatre.us.
OUTDOOR MOVIES | Next on 08.22
Movies by moonlight
Two local outdoor movies series are hitting their home stretch as summer nears its bow.
• The Market Common’s “Movies Under the Stars,” in Myrtle Beach’s Valor Memorial Garden, on Farrow Parkway, continue for two more Wednesdays, both at 9 p.m.: “Beetlejuice” Aug. 22 and “Grease” Aug. 29. Details at 839-3500 orwww.marketcommonmb.com
• The Conway Parks, Recreation & Tourism “Movies in the Park” series will conclude Aug. 24 with “Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol,” at about 8:30 p.m. in Conway’s Riverfront Park, on Elm Street. This showing was postponed from Aug. 10 because of inclement weather, and it replaces "Ferris Buehler's Day Off." Details at 248-1740.
• Also, North Myrtle Beach’s “Movies at McLean” series, thought continues into autumn, with two more nights, at McLean Park, 93 Oak Drive, south of Main Street, between First and Second avenues South: “Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax” at 7:40 p.m. Sept. 14, and “The Goonies” at 7 p.m. Oct. 12. Details at 280-5570, ext. 1.
All the series are free. Bring beach chairs and blankets for seating.
SIX THURSDAYS | Starting 08.23
‘Jaws’ starts movie series
Cinemark at the Coastal Grand mall in Myrtle Beach, has coordinated a fall classic movie series, opening next Thursday with “Jaws,” from 1975 and rated PG.
Show times are 2 and 7 p.m.
Other movies in the series, with respective ratings, if applicable, are “High Noon” (1952) on Aug. 30, “Doctor Zhivago” (1965 – PG 13) Sept. 6, “Chinatown” (1974 – R) Sept. 13, “The Bridge on the River Kwai” (1957) Sept. 20, and “The African Queen” (1951) Sept. 27.
Matinee prices are $6 for ages 12 and older, and $5.75 ages 1-11. Evening rates are $8 for ages 12 and older; $7 military, students, and residents of Horry and Georgetown counties with ID; and $5.75 for ages 62 and older, and 1-11.
Details at 839-3225 or www.cinemark.com.