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Edisto Music & Shag Fest

August 30, 31 & September 1, 2019

The Town of Edisto Beach and others are sponsoring the Music & Shag Fest on August 30, 31 & September 1, 2019 at Bay Creek Park, Edisto • Beach. Four of the best beach music bands will be performing. This year, marks the Fest’s 10111 anniversary and many special events are planned.
The park opens at 4 pm on Friday with an arts & crafts fair and food vendors. DJ’s will be providing beach music Friday afternoon. A shag lesson will be given at 5 pm, followed by the non-professional shag contest. The Entertainers will perform from 7 – 11 pm.
Saturday events, beginning at 12 noon . include the arts & crafts fair and food vendors. OJ’s will be providing beach music. The Shem Creek Boogie Band will play from 12 noon – 4 pm. Blackwater Rhythm & Blues will perform from 7 – 11 pm. At 6 pm, a special shag contest featuring winners from past years will be held. An Added treat will be the Sayin Alive Dance Troupe performing Saturday afternoon.
Sunday events begin at 12 noon with the arts & crafts fair and food vendors. OJ’s will be providing beach music. Dance to Second Nature from 4 -8 pm. The Junior Shaggers Exhibition will be both Saturday and Sunday. The shag is the state dance of So. Carolina. Make plans now to visit beautiful Edisto and be a part of this very popular annual event. Come to Bay Creek Park and be entertained by the top beach music bands and best shaggers in the Southeast.

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