Tag - Music Festivals

Great music, dancing and fun were once a regular occurrence at Charlie’s Place in Myrtle Beach. Even in the puzzling days of Jim Crow-era segregation, both whites and blacks enjoyed each other’s company and reveled in the unifying sounds of jazz, Motown and beach music while they danced away. Today, an annual event is held to celebrate the music and the culture that thrived in the area in bygone days. The fifth annual Myrtle Beach Jazz Festival returns October 15-17, 2021 on historic Carver Street in Myrtle Beach! Charlie’s Place was an iconic…

The Waves of Praise Gospel Festival is coming back to Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, Friday and Saturday, September 3-4, 2021 - and you won't want to miss it! This two-day festival features an array of local, regional and national gospel groups and performers and admission is free. Friday is honoree night and weekend jumpoff and performances begin at 6:00 p.m. at the Burroughs & Chapin Pavillion Place (812 N Ocean Boulevard) in downtown Myrtle Beach. Special musical guests include Swanee Quintet and Gemeyal Brown, and other performances will…

Fall is a great time to visit Myrtle Beach, South Carolina! Temperatures are comfortable, space is plentiful, rooms are budget-friendly, and there are a wide-range of spectacular special events and festivals to enjoy! In addition to the beautiful 60-mile beach, family-friendly attractions, theaters and restaurants that thrill Myrtle Beach visitors year-round, if you visit this September, October or November, you can also enjoy some very popular events. From ethnic celebrations, to music, food and fall fun, there is something for everyone at The…

The East Coast’s largest 3-day outdoor country music festival is headed back to The Beach - Myrtle Beach, South Carolina - from June 10-13, 2021, and there is so much to look forward to this year! After a year hiatus, we know it will be a weekend to remember. This festival seems to grow every year, and thousands are headed to Myrtle Beach to see some of the fantastic country music artists that are lined up to perform. If you’re coming to visit (or thinking about it!), here is a round-up of festival information: Lineup The headliner lineup for…

While the greater Myrtle Beach area is best known for our 60 miles of pristine beaches and oceanfront, we are also home to some amazing opportunities to soak up some great music while on holiday in the USA. Here are just a few of our favorites spots to enjoy our music scene. Carolina Country Music Festival (CCMF) Traditionally held the first week of June each year, it was moved to June 10-13, 2021, due to the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. The good news is, there is still time to get your tickets to see some of the top country music…

In Myrtle Beach, you’ll find live music almost nightly! Of course, there are always countless bars and restaurants around town with live music, but this time of year many amazing outdoor venues have a set schedule of live music too! Downtown North Myrtle Beach Journey to downtown North Myrtle Beach to delight in the sounds of a live band on Main Street. Families are encouraged to come downtown after work or after a long day on the beach to experience the many restaurants of Main St., listen to live music, shop, and dance til’ you drop. Kick…

May 4th, 2019 the Rivertown Music and Craft Beer Festival is back in Conway, SC. From 11 a.m. - 7 p.m. enjoy arts, food vendors, a classic car show, and craft beer tastings in beautiful downtown Conway, just miles inland from the Myrtle Beach coast. The festival will be held on Laurel Street and 3rd Avenue. Admission is free and the beer zone is cash only. A festival beer wristband and cup will be $1, a single beer ticket is $5 or you can get 5 beer tickets for $19. This event is a lot of fun and a great way to experience the charming Conway…

Don’t miss this new and free gospel fest coming to Myrtle Beach on September 8 th . The Myrtle Beach Waves of Praise Gospel Fest will feature some of the top artists in gospel music, including Tye Tribbett and Tina Campell. The weekend of praise will start off on Friday, September 7 th , 2018 with a competitive Best in Showcase at 6pm. The main event, the Myrtle Beach Waves of Praise Gospel Fest, will be on Saturday, beginning at 2pm and will feature the following artists: Tye Tribbett Tina Campbell JJ Hairston Dottie Peoples Smokie Norful Melvin…

The much-anticipated Carolina Country Music Fest (CCMF) will once again grace the beautiful sandy shores of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. From June 8-11, 2017, the South's premier outdoor music event will feature the hottest names in country music, including an impressive trio of headline acts and nearly 30 additional sought-after artists. Headline acts for the 2017 CCMF include the following: Kenny Chesney embodies the free-spirited moments that make CCMF a can’t-miss country music event. As the only country artist on Billboard’s Top 10…

Down By The River

Tuesday, June 23, 2015 3:00 PM by Visit Myrtle Beach

One of our favorite summer events in the Myrtle Beach area is returning this weekend. The annual Conway Riverfest returns to Riverfront Park and Marina Drive on Saturday, June 27, from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. This independence celebration is held along the beautiful Waccamaw River in downtown Conway. The festival will once again feature live musical entertainment, an artisan market, a Jello jump and kids zone and food. Of course, our favorite portion kicks off at 9:30 p.m. – fireworks!!! This patriotic light display is the perfect ending to a…