Mardi Gras on The Yorktown

Posted in Uncategorized with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on February 11, 2019 by Lowcountry Boil

Join The Bands of Wando Foundation for a Mardi Gras Celebration on Friday, February 15th from 6:30-10:30pm aboard the USS Yorktown at Patriot’s Point in Mount Pleasant. Keep music education strong in our community while enjoying traditional New Orleans cuisine, dancing and jazz music featuring Cameron and the Saltwater Brass. Don’t miss your chance to bid on wonderful vacations and other unique opportunities during the silent and live auctions hosted by emcee Richard Todd, a local radio personality. Laissez les bon temps rouler! Black Tie optional.

Click here for tickets starting at $75 and sponsorship opportunities starting at $250. For additional information about the gala, click here.

The Bands of Wando Foundation is a South Carolina nonprofit corporation organized for charitable and educational purposes, and is established to promote music education to students. In order to participate in regional competitions, the Wando band needs financial support as the Charleston County School District only provides $25 for each high school band member. These funds do not begin to cover the financial need for Wando students to compete at this level. Additional funding is also required to attract top musical directors, pay additional staff, offer lessons purchase instruments, and other necessary equipment. Last year, the Wando band was a Bands of America national finalist as well as Bands of America South Carolina regional grand champion, regional finalist & class champion.

9th Annual Follywood Oyster Roast Benefiting Warrior Surf Foundation

Posted in Uncategorized with tags , , , , , , , , , , , on February 7, 2019 by Lowcountry Boil

Follywood Productions will once again be raising funds & awareness for Warrior Surf Foundation at the 9th Annual Follywood Oyster Roast at The Barrel on Saturday, March 2nd. Doors will open at noon with live music from 1:30-8pm. Participating food trucks will be Rebel Taqueria and more. More than a dozen local vendors will be set up inside the venue as well. The fundraiser will be family-friendly with activities like jump castles & carnival games. While The Barrel is equal parts craft brew pub, dog park and music venue, for this event no dogs or pets will be allowed. Admission for the 8th Annual Follywood Oyster Roast is $15 at the door with oysters sold separately.
1:30-3:00pm Jimmy Buffett Tribute by Folly Pirates Over Forty
3;30-5:00pm Classic and Outlaw Country Covers by Solid Country Gold
5:30-7:45pm  Classic Rock Covers by WPOS
A CNN Hero award winner, Warrior Surf Foundation is a veteran-operated nonprofit organization helping vets and active service members with PTSD, physical injuries, survivor’s guilt and social anxiety through an adventure-based approach to therapy and wellness through surfing as well as helping to build bonds beyond the battlefield. “We are super stoked that we are able to partner with Follywood Productions for their 9th Annual Oyster Roast,” said Tyler Crowder, co-founder of WSF. “This is a great opportunity for the community to come out and learn a little more about our organization and meet some of the team, all while enjoying oysters, food trucks, beer, live music, local art and family activities that Follywood has put together.”
For additional details about the event, click here. For more information about Warrior Surf Foundation, visit www.warriorsurf.org.

Folly Gras 2019

Posted in Sales & Events with tags , , , , , , , , , , on February 4, 2019 by Lowcountry Boil

Folly Gras will be held on Saturday, February 23, 2019 at 10 AM – 4 PM on Folly Beach, SC. A Folly Gras tradition, the annual parade will kick-off at 11 am, entering from West Ashley and exiting on East Hudson. Dressed in their Folly Gras finest, folks from all over the Low Country take to Center Street to spread Folly Gras cheer. Festivities include dozens of arts, crafts and fashion vendors, live music, free kids’ activities, and, of course, lots of delicious food and drinks.

Folly’s participating restaurants and bars will be serving up some New Orleans inspired dishes on the street and in their establishments. Enjoy $5 Deep Eddy cocktails all day at participating locations. There will be live music on three stages with performances by Dangermuffin, Sunny Ledfurd, and more! A dedicated children’s area will feature the Good Clean Fun crew, caricatures, face painting, inflatables, and crafts. Thirty arts, crafts, and fashion vendors will line Center Street for your shopping pleasure. Everything from music apparel, photography, jewelry, soaps, tarot readings, paintings and more!

Advance Tickets for Folly Gras are $10 offering express entry. Admission is free for full-time Folly Beach residents that have a valid I, as well as kids 12 and under.

For the safety of all event participants, animals, coolers, bicycles, skateboards, scooters and similar items are not permitted. For additional information or to purchase tickets, click here.

WOOFSTOCK: A Lowcountry Dog Music Festival

Posted in Uncategorized with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on January 24, 2019 by Lowcountry Boil

Lowcountry Dog Magazine along with Charleston Parks Conservancy and The Bridge 105.5 brings you WOOFSTOCK: A Lowcountry Dog Music Festival on Saturday March 23, 2019 at Brittlebank Park. Gates open at 11:00 am and features seven bands, food trucks, local vendors. The festival benefits 6 local rescue groups including Valiant: Animal Rescue + Relief, Pet Helpers Adoption Shelter and Spay/Neuter Clinic, Eunoia Rescue, Bullies 2 The Rescue, Waters Edge Great Dane Rescue, Inc. and Greyhound Pets of America-Charleston. This is a RAIN OR SHINE event. No outside food, beverage or coolers. Lawn chairs and blankets are allowed. Leashed dogs are welcomed.

LIVE MUSIC:

-Tyler Ramsey, formerly of Band of Horses
-Tyler Boone
-Gaslight Street
-Greg West
-Hans Wenzel & the 86ers
-Finnegan Bell
-Sunflowers and Sin

EARLY BIRD TICKETS ON SALE NOW:

Early Bird Tickets are only $18
Standard Admission is $26
Bundle Package is $48
Kids under 12 FREE

for additional information and to purchase tickets, visit www.lowcountrydog.com/woofstock.

Oysters for Autism

Posted in Sales & Events with tags , , , , , , , , , on October 5, 2018 by Lowcountry Boil

Join Lowcountry Autism Foundation and Stokes Volkswagen for Oysters for Autism on November 11th from 4-7 PM at Bowens Island restaurant for a night of live music, oysters, drinks, and a silent auction. Tickets include all you can eat oysters, other food, and non-alcohol beverages. Beer and wine will be available for purchase at the day of the event. The event will also feature Live Music by Jack Triebold and an alternative local rock band, Batesman Stud Farm. A Silent Auction will accompany the oyster roast! With all proceeds will benefit Lowcountry Autism Foundation’s programs, tickets are $25 for adults and $15 for children under 12 in advance with pricing increasing to $30 at the door the day of the event. Children 3 and under are free of charge.

The Lowcountry Autism Foundation’s strives to improve the lives of families living with Autism Spectrum Disorder. They provide clinical diagnostic assessments and programs to support families throughout the lifespan. The organization’s goal is to decrease the stress on the family and connect them with every available resource.  With a mostly volunteer, multidisciplinary staff LAF has provided over half a million dollars in free autism services while all funds raised stay in South Carolina.

For additional information about the event or Lowcountry Autism Foundation, visit www.lafinc.org.

 

The Bands of Wando Inaugural Fundraiser

Posted in Sales & Events with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on March 28, 2018 by Lowcountry Boil

The Bands of Wando Foundation will be holding the inaugural Fundraising Gala on Friday, May 4th from 7-11pm at Omar Shine at Patriot’s Point in Mt. Pleasant. The event will feature live entertainment provided by The Robert Lewis Jazz Quintet with additional guest artists, a live auction, catering provided by Charleston Bay Gourmet, and a cash bar. With 200 guests expected in attendance, the goal at this black tie optional event is to raise $35,000 to cover costs of various needs for the Wando High School Band as well as the middle school bands from Cario, Laing, and Moultrie Middle Schools that feed into and support the Bands of Wando program.

The Bands of Wando Foundation is a South Carolina nonprofit corporation, 501(c)(3), and is organized for charitable and educational purposes, and is established to promote music education to students.  The 2018 Bands of Wando fall schedule includes two semi regional competitions in North Carolina, the Grand Nationals in Indianapolis, Indiana, and Wando’s own Lowcountry Invitational. In order to participate in these events, the Wando band needs financial support as the Charleston County School District only provides $25 for each high school band member. These funds do not begin to cover the financial need for Wando students to compete at this level. Additional funding is required to attract and secure musical directors, pay additional staff, purchase instruments, offer lessons and purchase other necessary equipment.

Click here to purchase Bands of Wando Foundation Fundraising Gala tickets for $100 each or sponsorship from $250-$1000. For additional information, please contact Michelle.A.Romano12@gmail.com or 716-432-4334.

Jam on the Water Concert Series

Posted in Sales & Events with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on March 23, 2018 by Lowcountry Boil

Join Charleston Harbor Tours, Sweetwater Brewing Company and Follywood Productions for an amazing music and cruise series. The Carolina Queen will set sail for a two hour entertaining cruise featuring some great tributes to a classic rock band, Drifter Merch selling music-inspired tees, ad seasonal selections from Sweetwater plus a full wine and liquor bar. You don’t want to miss this series. It will make the perfect beginning to your weekend!

The following dates for 2018 include…

April 20 – Tom Petty Tribute by Honey Smoke
May 11 – Grateful Dead Tribute by Burnt Wood
June 15 – Jimmy Buffet Tribute by Folly Pirates over 40
July 20 – Neil Young Tribute by Josh Roberts & Friends
August 24 – Widespread Panic Tribute by 54 Bicycles
September 14 – Allman Brothers and Grateful Dead Tribute by Grateful Brothers  
October 5 – The Band / Last Waltz Tribute by Shonuff
October 19 – Led Zeppelin Tribute by Wax Groove Revival
November 9 – Grateful Dead Tribute by The Reckoning

The 21 and over cruises will run from 7-9 p.m. with boarding beginning at 6:30 p.m. at Charleston City Marina. Tickets are available now through Charleston Harbor Tours and will cost $22-25. To purchase advance tickets, click here.

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