Edisto Beach ~ 8th Annual Edisto Beach Music & Shag Festival
The festival, which will be held on September 1, 2, and 3 at Bay Creek Park (next to The Marina at Edisto Beach), offers three days of family fun beginning at noon on Friday, September 1, for a daily admission charge. There will be over 30 arts and crafts vendors, along with food vendors, on site. Coolers and pets are not allowed, but guests are invited to bring chairs and enjoy some great bands and dancing.
On Friday, DJ Jim Bowers will entertain from 12:00 to 7:00 p.m. and the Band of Oz will play from 7:00 to 11:00 p.m. Saturday’s events begin at 10:00 a.m. and include arts and crafts, food vendors, and continuous entertainment. Jim Bowers will once again be providing music from 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m., Vinyl Daze will play from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m., and at 7:00 p.m. the Entertainers will take the stage until 11:00 p.m. The annual shag competition begins at 6:00 p.m. that day.
Sunday’s events start at noon with Jim Bowers playing music until 1:00 p.m. The Shag Doctorz will then perform from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. and the Shem Creek Boogie Band will close out the weekend playing from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. Shagtime 2 Junior Shaggers and Wee Baby Blues Shaggers will be performing on both Saturday and Sunday.
For more information and updates as they become available, visit www.edistochamber.com.