The Bluegrass Sound
"THE BLUEGRASS CALENDAR"
SOUTH CAROLINA ETV RADIO
UPDATED FOR March 8, 2103
1)Lone Star Barbeque & Mercantile at Santee features live bluegrass.
Lone Star Barbecue and Mercantile is located on State Park Road, less than a mile from Santee and I 95 Exit 98.
Call(803) 854-2000 or (803) 515-3938 or http://www.lonestarbbq.net for more information or a full schedule.
2)The Southeastern Bluegrass Association has monthly shows at Lynches River County Park on the first Saturday of each month. Lynches River County Park is located about 10 miles south of Florence right off of Highway 52.
For more information in the Florence area www.sebga.org
3)The Rivertown Bluegrass Society:
Events take place at Horry Georgetown College,
For more info, call Don Ashley 803-261-6042
5)Black Bottom Biscuits:
Details at: http://www.blackbottombiscuits.com
6)Susan Douglas Taylor performs
7)Jeremy Johnson and Southern Bluegrass Gospel Express:
FRIDAY MARCH 14, 2014 @ 7:00pm
Buckland Presents Bluegrass Gospel
2973 Buck Brasington Rd
Lancaster, SC 29720
SUNDAY MARCH 16, 2014 @ 6:00pm
New Hope Baptist Church
229 Glenn Road
West Columbia, SC 29172-2817
SATURDAY APRIL 5, 2014 @ 11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
St. Judes Children Hospital Bluegrass Gospel Fundraiser
Sumter Exhibition Center
700 W. Liberty St.
Sumter, SC 29150
For more information: http://thesoutherngospelexpress.com/
8)Palmetto Blue has been together since August 2013 and includes Chris Boutwell (mandolin, guitar, vocals), Steve Reeves (guitar, vocals), Shellie Davis (upright bass, vocals), Steve Willis (banjo), and Ashley Carder (fiddle). For more information: www.palmettoblue.com or contact Ashley Carder at firstname.lastname@example.org
9)There is an open stage and bluegrass jam session every Friday night beginning at 6:00 pm at Bill's Music Shop and Picking Parlor on 710 Meeting Street in West Columbia.
For more information on the events at Bill’s or Bill Wells and The Blue Ridge Mountain Grass (803) 796-6477 or email email@example.com
10)UU Coffeehouse is in its 20th season!
Saturday March 22: Jonathan Byrd & The Pickup Cowboys
Saturday April 5: Cary Cooper, with Drum Jogoda, Brad Yoder, & Jason Rafalak
Saturday May 10: Peter Mayer
Saturday May 24: Carrie Elkin & Danny Schmidt
UU Coffeehouse is located at 2701 Heyward Street, corner of Woodrow and Heyward streets, in the Shandon area of Columbia
If you are a band that would like to play for UU Coffeehouse, contact: firstname.lastname@example.org.
11)The Backyard Cafe in West Columbia features live music
Online info: www.thebackyardcafe.com
12) The Sweetgrass Revival performs:
13)The Newberry Opera House:
03/23/14 3:00pm The Kingston Trio
03/23/14 8:00pm The Kingston Trio
03/25/14 8:00pm Steep Canyon Rangers
Doug and Bunny Williams series:
Sunday, April 27, 3:00 PM showcasing a wide variety of musical talent.
For more information or tickets call 1-803-276-6264 or check online at www.newberryoperahouse.com.
14)The 4th Sat Bluegrass @ The Haynes 2013 Season takes place on the 4th Saturday of each month, at the Haynes Auditorium located at corner of Main and College St in Leesville SC. Jam sessions 4:30 PM to 6:30 PM. Open stage at 6:30 PM. Then two shows starting at 7 PM and at 8 PM.
March: Savannah River Bluegrass/Pine Hill Ramblers
April: Subject to Change Bluegrass Band/Flatland Express
May: The Hinson Girls/Palmetto Blue
June: Sugarloaf Mountain Boys/The Carolina Rebels
July: New Bluegrass Gospel Connection/Bluegrass Junction
August 4th Saturday House Band/Blue52
September: Eight Annual All Day Haynes Bluegrass Festival
You can get more information online at www.haynesbluegrass.com or you can call 803-582-8479. Alternately, reach Lewis Rogers at 803-582-8479 or email email@example.com.
15)Renofest 2014 March 21-23 in Hartsville, SC pays tribue to the legendary SC musician Don Reno. This years artists include Russell Moore and IIIrd Tyme Out, Marty Raybon & Full Circle, Wayne Henderson & The Virginia Luthiers, Ronnie Reno and the Reno Tradition Highway 60, the SC Championship Bluegras Band, Guitar and Banjo contests. Visit RenoFest.com or call (888) 427-8720 (843) 332-1600 or (843) 332-5151
16)Allison Creek Bluegrass. Alternate Thursday nights
Shows begin at 7:00. Food is available at 6:30
Allison Creek Presbyterian Church is easy to find at the corner of Allison Creek Road and Hwy. 274 (Hands Mill Hwy).
For more info, go to www.allisoncreekbluegrass.com
17)The Mineral Springs Music Barn has live Bluegrass music every Saturday night at 7 PM. Located on Eubanks Rd in Mineral Springs, NC.
18) Abernathy’s School of Music in Aiken SC is also hosting a 1st Saturday Jam from 10AM until 12 noon @ 231 Barnwell Ave. For more info call Roger Abernathy @ 803-645-4779. Roger can also be reached @ firstname.lastname@example.org and www.buckheadmusic.com.
19)Pickin’& Praisin’ at Glenn Hills Baptist Church located at 2877 Lumpkin Rd Augusta Ga. 706-373-7855. This is the 3rd Sat of the month.
20)The Appling Opry located at 5701 White Oak Rd Appling Ga. Call 706-541-9721 for more information. This is on the 2nd Sat of the month.
21)The Hephzibah Opry located at Hwy 88 and Saxon Drive behind Southern Bank and Richmond Lodge. For more info contact Dwayne @ 706-306-7537 or email him at email@example.com. This event is always held on the LAST Saturday of each month.
22)The Fairview Community Center is hosting a bluegrass jam session the 2nd Fri of the month. Start time is 6:30 and lasts until the last picker leaves! The Center is located between I-20 and Pelion on Hwy 178. For more info regarding this event contact Greg @ 803-271-2673 or Billy @ 803-518-5459.
23)Randy Wood Guitars in Bloomingdale Georgia
Saturday, Mar. 15th @ 8pm
World famous Americana
Friday, Mar. 28th @ 8pm
Bluegrass legend returns to the Pickin Parlor!
Randy Wood Guitars is located at 1304 East Hwy 80 in Bloomingdale GA 912-748-1930 or online at www.randywoodguitars.com
24)Upstate Events Courtesy of David Snyder:
This list is available at:
Last Road Bluegrass
Please go out and support live bluegrass music and remember all events are subject to change, so it is a good idea to check in advance, especially if you have a long way to travel.
As we now track well over 50 bluegrass events in our area, please be sure and let us know of any corrections or changes in your schedule. If you don’t see something listed that should be, please let us know by writing or sending us an email as soon as possible before the event.
If you know of an event that would interest our listeners, or have any comments about this show, please drop us a note at The Bluegrass Sound, PO Box 23104, Columbia, SC 29224 or email us through our web site at http://www.scetv.org/radio/programs/the_bluegrass_sound/