MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. - Tickets are on sale now for the Beach Blast! Christian Music Festival that's making its fifth annual appearance this year in Myrtle Beach, S.C. Duck Dynasty's own Sadie Robertson and John Luke Robertson will be making guest appearances at the outdoor festival by the beach. Skillet will headline the music festival that features other artists such as Jesus Culture's Kim Walker-Smith, Derek Johnson and Katie Torwalt, along with Jamie Grace and For King & Country.  Emcee for the day will be John Nix of Vertical Purpose Ministries, with a focus and passion for youth and families.
 
The Beach Blast! Christian Music Festival helps to kick off the start of the summer season along the Grand Strand and will be held on Saturday, May 17, 2014, between Eighth and Ninth avenues North in downtown Myrtle Beach. Vendors with food, beverages, jewelry, t-shirts, and crafts will be set up throughout the day.
 
"This family-friendly festival was a huge hit with visitors and locals alike the past four years and we're excited to partner again with Premier Festivals to welcome it back to the area with an exciting lineup of performers. We're looking forward to another great turnout and to celebrating the start of summer here along the Grand Strand with Beach Blast," said Amie Lee, owner of Palmetto Event Promotions.
 
Super Early Bird ticket prices begin at $18 for children and $33 for adults, and are available through April 11 and can be purchased online at www.beachblastfest.com  Groups prices start at $24 each for super groups of 20 or more, plus super groups get two free tickets. A family four-pack is only $75 through April 11. Other discounts are available. 
 
For more information on this event, as well as other community events in the Myrtle Beach area during the month of May, go to VisitMyrtleBeach.com or
MyrtleBeachAreaChamber.com or call the Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce at (843) 626-7444.