Following the announcement that the Carolina Country Music Festival will come to the Myrtle Beach area June 5 through June 7, 2015, Brad Dean, president and CEO of the Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce, issued the following statement:

"This is a very exciting announcement for the entire Grand Strand community, and we are ecstatic to see some of the nation's best country music artists come to the Myrtle Beach area to kick-off our summer travel season. It promises to be a fun, family-friendly event that our community and visitors will be talking about for years."