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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.

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.

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.

Trondossa Music and Arts Festival

Posted in Sales & Events with tags , , , , , , , , , , , on February 19, 2018 by Lowcountry Boil

The inaugural Trondossa Music & Arts Festival will take place on May 5 & 6th at Riverfront Park in North Charleston. The festival will feature Widespread Panic and Grammy award-winning country music and roots rock singer-songwriter Sturgill Simpson each performing twice. There will also be sets from country singer-songwriter Margo Price, indie-alternative rock band Moon Taxi, folk music band Hiss Golden Messenger and Big Something fusing elements of rock, pop, funk, and improvisation.

Trondossa Music & Arts Festival can be purchased by clicking here or call (800) 745-3000. For more information about the festival, visit trondossa.com.

Lowcountry Autism Foundation to host Stokes Volkswagen 4th Annual Oysters for Autism

Posted in Sales & Events with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on October 27, 2017 by Lowcountry Boil

The Lowcountry Autism Foundation is set to shuck things up over some hot steamy oysters for a cause at their fourth annual Oysters for Autism event at Bowens Island Restaurant on Sunday, November 12th from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Tickets are $25 in advance and $30 at the door. Tickets may be purchased online prior to the day of the event at www.lafinc.org.

The menu for the event includes oysters, chili and hot dogs and also includes non-alcoholic beverages. Beer and wine will be available for purchase. Local artist Jack Triebold and local alternative rock band Bateman’s Stud Farm will provide entertainment. The event will also feature a silent auction with items ranging from generous gift certificates to businesses in the area to golf outings. Sponsors include title sponsor Stokes Volkswagen as well as Motley Rice, Lucey Mortgage, Cresswind Charleston and more. 

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. LAF’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.

More information is available about Lowcountry Autism Foundation and the event at www.lafinc.org or please call Louisa Hopkins at 843-876-0415 for more details.

Ballpark Festival of Beers

Posted in Sales & Events with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on August 23, 2017 by Lowcountry Boil

The 15th Annual Ballpark Festival of Beers presented by Kickin’ Chicken will be held on Saturday, August 26th at Joe Riley Park. Sample over 100 American and international ales, stouts, lagers, pilsners and specialty brews. The evening will start out with the Blue Plantation Band who are an acoustic string band with a diverse variety of authentic musical styles including Bluegrass, Irish, Folk, Country, Swing and Jazz. Plan to dance the away with Midnight City.

Vendors include Towne Centre Tobacco, Charleston City Paper, InTown, Charleston Henna, Kickin’ 92.5, Mix96, Nectar Sunglasses, Grit Box Fitness, Green Taxi, Caroline Apartments, Drifter Merch, The Standard at James Island Apartment, Wharf 7, Cooper River Farms, Contract Exteriors, Harbor Entrepreneur Center, and Hoover Mitsubishi.

Tickets are $30 general admission and $60 for VIP tickets and available at any area Kickin’ Chicken. $35 tickets are available at the RiverDogs Box Office or at RileyParkEvents.com.  VIP  includes 6pm early entry, 25 sampling tickets (instead of 18), and access to the Kickin’ Chicken VIP Lounge which includes light snacks and refreshments. 

For additional information, click here.

 

The Haraway Brothers (of The Sundogs) Live in Charleston

Posted in Sales & Events with tags , , , , , , , , , , on August 9, 2017 by Lowcountry Boil

This weekend, Aug. 11-12, The Haraway Brothers will make Charleston’s Home Team BBQ their home, playing on Sullivan’s Island on Friday night and Downtown on Saturday. Lee & Will Haraway, founders of The Sundogs, are celebrating their debut record together, titled “The Haraway Brothers Wish You Love & Luck in the World”, which you can listen to on iTunes, Spotify and right here.

Friday Night’s show starts at 10 PM on Sullivan’s Island with $5 cover, while Saturday starts at 7 PM on the outdoor stage at HTBBQ downtown and is free. Come listen to every song from you new favorite album plus some Sundogs tunes and other fun choice covers.

Released on May 5The Haraway Brothers’ Wish You Love & Luck in the World is exactly what the title describes, a sincere wish and a shot of good, positive vibes for everyone that lets music into their ears and hearts. Smart, funny and occasionally sad songwriting is buoyed by brilliant brotherly harmonies, heartbreaking pedal steel guitar and searing guitar leads from Benji Shanks (who also produced the album) that would make the late great Waylon Jennings cry. If you’re on board with Jason Isbell, Sturgill Simpson, Ryan Bingham and BJ Barham, The Haraway Brothers Wish You Love & Luck in the World will be an instant addition to your listening universe. For more information on the new album, visit www.harawaybrothers.com.

The Haraway Brothers Wish Charleston Love & Luck in the World, Aug. 11-12 weekend
The Haraway Brothers Wish Charleston Love & Luck in the World Live at Home Team BBQ August 11th-12th weekend

Taking a Look at Relish Distinctive Catering

Posted in Sales & Events with tags , , , , , , , , on June 21, 2017 by Lowcountry Boil

When planning an event or wedding, the cuisine is one of the main ingredients to a successful celebration. Serving the area since 2005, Relish Distinctive Catering offers a great full-service catering value by granting clients affordable access to a talented chef, exclusive venues and professional event planners. The company believes that every occasion is an opportunity to delight the senses, and its desire is to create events that do just that.

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The culinary team is led by Executive Chef Sean Wren. After graduating from Culinary Arts Program at Johnson & Wales University, Sean honed his skills working in several lowcountry restaurants. In 2005, he began working at Yeamans Hall Country Club before opening Cork Neighborhood Bistro in Park Circle where he blended his own Southern heritage with traditional cuisine from the South of France. Later he became Executive Chef at the new Boeing plant in North Charleston before joining Relish Distinctive Catering. He still enjoys forays into international cuisine, but his passion for all things home cooked and homegrown continues to be the guiding principal for his favorite creations.

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Relish Distinctive Catering is not your average caterer as in addition to excellent cuisine, they go above and beyond to handle every aspect of our reception from ceremony orchestration and party timing to entertainment coordination and event rentals. To inquire about Relish Distinctive Catering and schedule a complimentary consultation, please contact its exceptional planner Lacy Davidson at 843-849-2412 or ldavidson@rivertownecountryclub.com. Find out more about the company at www.relishdistinctivecatering.com.

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