Music on Main Concert Series 2018

For those who enjoy listening to live music outdoors be sure to mark your calendars now for the 2018 Music on Main Concert Series in North Myrtle Beach. The concert series are underway every Thursday night from 7-9 p.m. at the following locations:

Main Street: 202 Main Street, North Myrtle Beach
Horseshoe: 11 S. Ocean Blvd., North Myrtle Beach

Come out and enjoy an evening spent with family and friends listening and dancing to live music under the stars. Weekly through Sept. 27 a different band will be performing family-friendly music.
Music On Main Concert Series

The 2018 Music on Main Concert Schedule:

June 7 –  JB’s Jam n Jazz Band (Motown/Dance/Variety)\
June 14 – Envision (Beach/Motown)
June 21 – Gary Lowder & Smokin’ Hot (Beach/Variety)
June 28 – Entertainers (Beach)
July 5 –  Black Glass (70s-80s Arena Rock)
July 12 – Hip Pocket (Variety)
July 19 –  Tru Sol (Dance/Party/Variety)
July 26 – Too Much Sylvia (Variety)
August 2 – Band on Fire (Dance/ Rock/Retro)
August 9 – Silk Groove (Motown/Beach)
August 16 – Painted Man (R & B / Variety)
August 23 –  Blackwater Rhythm & Blues (Beach/Blues)
August 30 – Tim Clark Band (Variety)
September 6 – Holiday Band (Beach/Variety)
September 13 – Chocolate Chip & Company (Motown/Top 40)
September 20 – The Embers (Beach)
September 27 – Brickhouse Band (Retro/Disco/Dance)

Food and beverages will be available for purchase. Bring a beach chair or a blanket to sit on. And don’t forget your dancing shoes! Tobacco products, coolers, outside food and beverages are not permitted at the concerts. Events are free and open to the public.

For day of event weather information call the “Rec Check” hotline at (843) 280-5594 ext.3.
 

Local Events Taking Place During Spring Rally Bike Week

Local Events Taking Place During Bike Week
The Myrtle Beach Bike Week Festival brings thousands of motorcycle enthusiasts to the Grand Strand of South Carolina each year. This Spring Rally marks the 79th anniversary of the annual event being held from May 11-20, 2018 this year. It’s 10 days full of rides, tours, special events, racing, lots of entertainment and plenty of special deals at local businesses.

The 13th annual Mayfest on Main Festival will be held on May 12 on Main Street in North Myrtle Beach. The festival, which lasts from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m, offers live entertainment, arts & crafts, food, a children’s area, street entertainment and much more. Bring a chair and your dancing shoes to enjoy the free concerts.

You just can’t come to the area and not attend the 37th annual World Famous Blue Crab Festival from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on May 19 and 20 at the waterfront in Little River. This is one of the largest festivals in the Southeast with more than 50,000 people in attendance. It features approximately 300 fine arts and crafts vendors, specialty food vendors, tremendous entertainment and a phenomenal children’s area.

 

 

Where to Celebrate St. Patty’s Day in North Myrtle

The 30th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Festival and Parade will be held on Main Street, Saturday, March 17, 2018 starting at 9 a.m. This one-day, rain or shine event brings approximately 30,000 people to celebrate being Irish and welcomes the arrival of Spring.
 
Where to celebrate St. Patricks Day in NMB
The parade begins on Saturday at 9 a.m., followed by live music on three stages and a children’s area with rides and amusements from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m. There will also be approximately 150 vendors set up along Main Street in North Myrtle Beach displaying their crafts, services, information, products, and a variety of treats.

Admission and parking at this event is free. Grab some beach chairs and the family and come celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with us!

Parade & Festival Contests

Do you enjoy competitions? Show off your love of all things Irish by competing in the 30th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade & Festival Leprechaun Contest. Entries are judged on originality, creativity, appearance, enthusiasm and energy.

Register at the Main Stage @ Flynn’s Irish Tavern before 2 p.m. Pre-registration is also available at the Festival Information booth (corner of Hillside Drive and Main Street) before 1:30 p.m. Meet at the stairs of the Main Stage on festival site at 2 p.m. Contest begins at 2:15 p.m.

Enter into the Shepherd’s Pie Eating Contest at this year’s festival. The first person to clear their plate without using their hands wins bragging rights and a stylish plaque designed by Coastal Engravers.

Register at the Main Stage at Flynn’s Irish Tavern before 2 p.m. Pre-registration is also available at the Festival Information booth (corner of Hillside Drive and Main Street) before 1:30 p.m. Meet at the stairs of the Main Stage on festival site at 2:15 p.m. Contest begins at 2:30 p.m.
 
Entertainment for St. Pattys day in NMB

Festival Entertainment Schedule

Flynn’s Irish Tavern Stage (Near Flynn’s Irish Tavern)
11:00 AM: Brendan O’Connor
11:45 AM: Coastal Carolina Shields Pipes & Drums
12:00 PM: Brendan O’Connor
12:45 PM: Wake District Pipes & Drums
1:00 PM: Emish
2:15 PM: Leprechaun Contest
2:30 PM: Shepard’s Pie Eating Contest
2:45 PM: Emish

Freedom Boat Club Stage (Oak Drive)
11:15 AM: Triple Toe Cloggers
11:45 AM: Parade Awards
12:15 PM: Conway Celtic Pipers
12:30 PM: NMB School of Performing Arts
1:00 PM: Coastal Carolina Shields Pipe & Drums
1:15 PM – 4:00 PM: Tan & Sober Gentleman

Sticky Fingers Stage (Near Duffy’s Seafood Shack)
11:00 AM: Bantum Rooster
1:30 PM – 4:00 PM: Hip Pocket

Parade & Festival Parking


Spectators gathering to watch the parade should be in place by 8:20 a.m. Main Street will close to traffic promptly at 8:30 a.m. The parade will begin at 8:50 a.m.
 Ocean Boulevard will be open to vehicular traffic until 8:30 a.m. and is expected to reopen around 11:30 a.m., immediately following the parade. Main Street from Ash Street to Ocean Blvd. will remain closed after the parade and become the festival area. For more information on festival parking check out the NMB Park & Rec website.

Don’t Miss This Year’s Restaurant Week 2018 in South Carolina

The best time to visit the local restaurants around the Grand Strand is during Restaurant Week in coastal South Carolina taking place from January 11-21, 2018. This is the time to get some great deals in restaurants that may be new to you or are your tried-and-true favorites.

Below are some of the restaurants taking part in this 10-day local event. Once you choose the restaurant you’d like to dine at be sure to make a reservation ahead of time. Some of these eateries fill up to capacity.

Don't Miss This Year's Restaurant Week in South Carolina
21 Main at North Beach
719 N. Beach Blvd, North Myrtle Beach
Reservations

Angelo’s Steak and Pasta
2311 South Kings Hwy, Myrtle Beach
Reservations

Aspen Grille
5101 N. Kings Highway, Myrtle Beach
Reservations

Brentwood Restaurant
4269 Luck Avenue, Little River, SC
Reservations

Cafe Amalfi
10000 Beach Club Drive, Myrtle Beach
Reservations

Great Deals on Meals During Restaurant Week
Croissants Bistro and Bakery
3751 Robert M Grissom Pky, Myrtle Beach
Reservations not needed

Ducatis Pizzeria & Trattoria
960 Cipriana Drive, Myrtle Beach
Reservations not needed

Hook and Barrell
8014 North Kings Hwy, Myrtle Beach
Reservations

The Parson’s Table
4305 McCorsley Avenue, Little River, SC
Reservations

Great Deals on Meals During Restaurant Week

Ruth’s Chris Steak House
8211 Marina Parkway, Myrtle Beach
Reservations

The Wicked Tuna
4123 Hwy 17 Business, Murrells Inlet
Reservations

Vintage Twelve
9800 Queensway Blvd., Myrtle Beach
Reservations

WaterScapes Restaurant at the Marina Inn
8121 Amalfi Place, Myrtle Beach
Reservations

If you’re planning on arriving in the area during Restaurant Week and are looking for vacation rentals, take a look at our Myrtle Beach Oceanfront Vacation Rentals where you’ll have a large assortment of comfortable accommodations to choose from.

SummerFest at Barefoot Landing

SummerFest at Barefoot Landing
When you’re looking for things to do on vacation be sure to check out SummerFest at Barefoot Landing through September 2, 2017.
 
The summer long event features live entertainment in various locations throughout the center every night. There are local acoustic musicians, as well as returning favorites from years past.
 
On Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday nights beginning at 7 p.m., guests can enjoy everyone’s favorite comedic entertainer, Nick Pike, in Lakeside Village, near the carousel and Castano’s Italian Restaurant. He’ll perform with juggling, riding his unicycle and spinning a joke or two to keep the whole family in stitches. Nick was a semi-finalist from “America’s Got Talent.”
 
Friday nights will feature Kid’s Karaoke with Larry Tanelli.
 
On Saturday nights, characters from well-known movies and popular shows will be available for photos and meet and greets with guests.
 
Beginning at 7 p.m. every night Jazz saxophonist Don Colton, steel drummers John Mastroberti and Justin Matthews, and guitarist Chris Elswick will perform by TBonz Gill & Grill as well as other locations.
 
There will also be face painting and a variety of strolling entertainment, including the Shoreline Brass Band, which will perform on select nights.
 
Every Monday night at 9:30 there will be a spectacular fireworks show not to be missed.
 
Barefoot Landing is located at 4898 Hwy 17 South North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582 and can be reached by phone at (843) 272-8349. We hope to see you at SummerFest!
 

Sounds of Summer Concert Series

Sound of Summer Concert Series

For those that want to hear music in North Myrtle Beach be sure to mark your calendars now for the 2017 Sounds of Summer Concert Series. The concert series begins on Friday, June 16 at the North Myrtle Beach Park & Sports Complex and take place each month from 7-9 p.m.
 

Come out and enjoy an evening spent with family and friends listening and dancing to live music under the stars. One Friday each month from June 16 through Sept. 15 a different band will be performing family-friendly music.

 

The 2017 Summer Concert Schedule:

Friday, June 16 –  The Reggie Sullivan Band (Rock & Soul)
Friday, July 21 – Oracle Blue (Jazz/Pop/Funk)
Friday, August 18 –  Steve Riley Quartet (Jazz)
Friday, September 15 –  Snake Malone & Black Cat Bone (Blues

 

Snack and drinks will be available for purchase. Bring a beach chair or blanket. Tobacco products, coolers, outside food and beverages are not permitted at the concerts. Events are free and open to the public.

 

For weather information on the day of the concert check their Facebook page or call the “RecCheck” hotline at (843) 280-5594 ext. 3 for updates.

 

Location:  NMB Park & Sports Complex at the Sandhills Bank Amphitheater in the McLeod Seacoast Meadow (150 Citizens Circle, Little River, SC 29566).

 

Grand Finale of Sweet Reggae Sundays in North Myrtle Beach

Grand Finale of Sweet Reggae Sundays
Sweet Reggae Sundays will have their grand finale on Labor Day Weekend, Sunday, September 4, at House of Blues in North Myrtle Beach. Come out and enjoy live reggae music, a charity raffle, and more on The Deck.
 
There will be discounted Sweetwater craft beers and a chance to win your very own custom 11-foot paddleboard. Show up and take advantage of all the other great freebies that include inner tubes, T-shirts and more.
 
Doors to The Deck open at 6 p.m. on Sunday and the live reggae music is 7-11 p.m. on The Deck stage. WKZQ is the official radio sponsor for the event and will have on-air personality Crash live at the grand finale event. The event is a collaboration between House of Blues Myrtle Beach, has Sweetwater Brewery and Surfrider Foundation
 
“House of Blues loves to marry live music with local charities as a way to party with a purpose. All the money raised at these events will go directly to Surfrider Foundation to help with their clean water efforts. We hope that both tourists and locals will come out to enjoy some great live reggae music and support a worthy cause.” Dawn Temples Knopff Marketing and Promotions Manager of House of Blues said.