The Blue Crab Festival tops the list of awesome events on the Grand Strand this spring and summer.
It’s May 14-15 in Little River. This family and friends event highlights local seafood on the waterfront. Enjoy picturesque views, live beach music, crafts, and festival food. Come see why it’s an annual favorite in the local paper.
Admission is $5, pre-ordered online or at the event, and kids 12 and younger get in free.
Locals and visitors named this concert tops in live entertainment here, and it’s easy to understand why. You get such a variety of music: Broadway, country, gospel, pop, and rock — plus family comedy. It’s got a Broadway or Vegas feel to it. $39-$54.
With so many blockbuster hits to pick from, it’s easy to fill a show as a Bee Gees Tribute. Stayin’ Alive does it in style, with disco favorites such as “Jive Talkin’” and “Stayin’ Alive.” They’re also experts of slow rocking numbers such as “How Deep Is Your Love.”
This crew has been rocking since 1991, with a variety of heavy and Southern metal. Jackyl’s self-titled debut album sold more than a million copies, with hit singles “Down on Me” and “When Will it Rain.” They will tour the Carolinas and Florida all summer. Tickets: $20-$40.
Black Label Society has 11 studio, two live, and two compilation albums. Black Stone Cherry and Jared James Nichols will also perform. Tickets: $32.50-$60.
Experience one of gospel music’s most prominent baritone voices. Mark Trammell brings 40 years of distinction to the stage. He’s been part of legendary groups, including The Kingsmen and Greater Vision.
Puddle of Mudd has sold more than seven million albums and boasts many No. 1 rock hits. “Come Clean” has hit the five-million mark in sales. The Kansas City rockers’ style is alternative metal, hard rock, nu-metal, and post-grunge. Tickets: $25-$35.
After a full day of festivals and other festivities, come home to comfort. You’ll find a clean, renovated property with restaurants and a Starbucks onsite. Learn about the resort and fun things to do in the area, and book your getaway today.