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New Year’s Eve Round Up

Posted in Sales & Events with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on December 14, 2015 by Lowcountry Boil

The Rose Ball

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An exclusive collaboration between Boris Van Dyck of IceBox Bar and Camille Key of Charleston After Dark, will be held on Wednesday, December 31, 2014, at the Johnson Hagood Stadium. Guests will enjoy a fashionably upscale New Years Eve Ball inside the Club Level & VIP patio from 9:00 pm until 2:00 am, with all-inclusive hors d’oeuvres and bar service, different genres of entertainment, visual and artistic production inside and outside on the football field, along with beautiful rooftop views of the entire city. Dress to impress in whatever makes you feel good, whether you feel like dressing up for a sophisticated ball or just a classy night out on the town. Indoor and outdoor access will be available throughout the night, with additional seating areas for all guests.

New Years Eve Dinner At Circa 1886

Circa 1886 restaurant celebrates the arrival of 2016 with a festive six-course prix fixe New Year’s Eve dinner on Thursday, December 31. Enjoy a festive evening at Circa 1886 Restaurant on the grounds of the Wentworth Mansion.

Cost: $125.00 per person excluding gratuity and tax, and cost includes a complimentary glass of champagne. Other beverages are not included in the cost.

New Year’s Eve Beach Bash

What better place to celebrate the New Year than Charleston’s finest oceanfront venue at The Tides on Folly Beach! We have a fun-filled evening planned with amazing food, plentiful libations, live entertainment and a spectacular fireworks show!

Entertainment
Spend your last hours of 2012 on the dance floor. DJ C-Nile will be getting the party started downstairs, while Ntranze will be providing live music upstairs.

Open Bar
It wouldn’t be a New Year’s Eve Party with out an Open Bar. Please drink responsibly and remember, rooms packages are available!

Lavish Buffet
Replenish your energy spent on the dance floor and feast at the Buffet. Our lavish buffet includes shrimp, cheeses, and other foods.

Yorktown Countdown

Bring in the New Year with Charleston’s largest annual New Year’s Eve celebration! On Thursday, December 31st, 2015, the USS Yorktown Aircraft Carrier in Mount Pleasant, SC will not be occupied with the usual wanderers exploring a decommissioned ship. Instead, the venue will be transformed into the third annual Yorktown Countdown, Charleston’s largest New Year’s Celebration. Charleston’s premier aircraft carrier ball drop party will provide two admission level options, great music, premium spirits, special appearances and entertainment, with magnificent views for the holiday festivities.

From 9:00 PM until 1:00 AM, guests of the event will see live bands and  DJs from all genres imaginable, including funk, rock, dance, and Top 40 Billboard hits. Headlining acts include MVP, a high-energy dance band with members that have been a part of major accomplishments in the music business. The musicians and vocalists of MVP have recorded alongside or shared the stage with such greats as Patti Labelle, Trey Songz, James Brown, George Clinton and Parliament Funkadelic, Keith Sweat, Lil John, Widespread Panic and many more. The group specializes in a variety of different styles from Motown and beach to classic R&B and rock, 70s, 80s, hip-hop and contemporary dance. Case and point, once you experience them, you will know why they are called MVP.

Next up is SoulPlay, a diversified group of entertainers from Raleigh/Durham, NC who share a unique variation of talent from youthfulness to years of experience. This 7-piece super group will play classic, funk, disco, beach, and today’s latest hits. Similarly speaking, Lectra Lust is one of Charleston newest and upcoming bands. The quartet describes their sound as “cerebral synth pop,” offering listeners a new sensation, stimulated by a sleek layer of synth driven new wave overtones and warm accented vintage guitar textures, which are all commanded by rhythmic nu disco breakbeats and highlighted by driving bass lines. Finally, dj performances by Sparkbox and Kilgo, Clark Keagy on saxophone and Seth G on violin will create the high-energy icing on the cake as guests will be able to enjoy every remaining genre from the past 5 decades.

First Aboard (General Admission) and Captain (VIP) tickets go on sale October 1st and will offer guests a variety of options aboard the ship. First Aboard tickets will start at $100 per person and include an all-inclusive full service bar, light hors d’oeuvres, and access to the indoor airplane hangar as well as access the outdoor fantail area (on the same level). Captain tickets start at $150 per person and will give patrons the complete Yorktown Countdown experience offering everything under First Aboard, plus access to the Yorktown’s rooftop flight deck (which will be tented and heated), a top-shelf all-inclusive bar, premium entertainment, big-screen ball drop, and much more.

New Years Eve Dinner Cruise

Celebrate the New Year with style aboard the SpiritLine Dinner Cruise. Our Executive Chef, Mason Mullock a graduate of the Culinary Institute of America in New York will prepare an exquisite four course dinner that is sure to delight, served by an attentive wait staff, eager to make your experience exceptional.

You will enjoy the best that Charleston has to offer while cruising aboard the elegantly decorated Spirit of Carolina. New this year will be a musical trio on both decks to enhance the evening with dancing and great live music!

Price per person is $95. Boarding time begins at 9:00pm. Cruise time is from 9:30pm to 12:30am

Whatever you do for New Year’s Eve, be safe! 

Lowcountry Hoedown Announces Full Festival Line-Up

Posted in Sales & Events with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on October 14, 2015 by Lowcountry Boil

unnamed (1)Put on your dancing boots and bring your appetite for the 4th annual Lowcountry Hoedown on Saturday, November 7. From 7pm-11pm, this all-inclusive event will feature sampling from dozens of Southern distilleries, craft breweries, restaurants, and live bluegrass. The full festival line-up is complete, and it will not disappoint.

Nibble and nosh on BBQ and tasty Southern treats from over a dozen restaurants including The Southerly, Captain Blacks BBQ, The Barbeque Joint, The Green Goat, Graze, The Kitchen, Bohemian Bull, Angel Oak Restaurant, Ellis Creek Fish Camp, Sticky Fingers, Dickey’s, Mason Jar by Fatboys, and Smoke BBQ. Sweet treats will be on hand from SnoBar, Olde Colony Bakery, Moon Pie, and Krispy Kreme Doughnuts.

11831807_880491985331595_7532688356430607422_nSip & swig on bourbon, moonshine, and whiskey cocktails from over twenty distilleries, including George Dickel, Crown Royal, Bulleit, Larceny, Evan Williams, Elijah Craig, Georgia Moon, Cold Spell, Sweet Carolina Whiskey, Carolina Moon Distillery, Pennington’s, Rebel Yell, Serpent’s Bite, Dark Corner, William Wolf, Bird Dog Whiskey, Firefly Moonshine, Palmetto Distillery, Jack Daniels, Woodford Reserve and Bonnie Rose. Enjoy Southern craft brews from Holy City Brewery, Green Man Brewery, Cooper River Brewing Co., Oskar Blues Brewery, Bold Rock Hard Cider, Terrapin Beer Co., Southbound Brewing, and Lonerider Brewing Company.

Of course, no Hoedown is complete without dancing, so plan to get down to the funky rhythms of two fantastic bluegrass bands, WhiteWater Ramble and Brushfire Stankgrass. The entertainment continues with the Larceny Mechanical Bull, Elan Midtown Cowboy Hat Toss, and the Photo Booth. And you won’t miss a bit of the college football games, as it will be on TV at the festival. Be sure to cast your vote for Fan Favorite Awards, as the coveted taxidermy squirrels are prized at the end of the night to the best cocktail, best brew, and best eat.

Advanced tickets can be purchased online for $50, and $65 (if available) the day of. Tickets include sampling from all participating vendors, live entertainment and much more. Attendees must be 21 years or older. Lowcountry Hoedown benefits Lowcountry AIDS Services, the only organization in the greater Charleston area whose sole purpose deals with the entire effect of HIV and AIDS.

For more information about the 4th Annual Lowcountry Hoedown, visit www.lowcountryhoedown.com or find us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/lowcountryhoedown.

An Evening with Steep Canyon Rangers and Shannon Whitworth

Posted in Uncategorized with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on August 13, 2013 by Lowcountry Boil

Charleston Music Hall and Awendaw Green are proud to announce the foot stomping, get-out-of-your seat and let loose, evening with Steep Canyon and Shannon Whitworth on Thursday, August 22nd from 8pm until 11pm at the Charleston Music Hall. Doors open at 7pm and advanced tickets are on sale now for $20 – $25 at Etix.com or charge by phone at 1-800-514-3849 or the Charleston Music Hall Box Office at 37 John St.

Asheville, NC, Steep Canyon Rangers are an acoustic Bluegrass quintet. Before embarking on a world tour backing comedian/banjoist Steve Martin, the Rangers were nominated for two International Bluegrass Music awards. The Rangers were also named ‘Emerging Artist of the Year’ at the IBMA awards and they won a grammy for best bluegrass album.

Shannon Whitworth is ready for adventure, and wants to take listeners on a cross-country trek that will leave all preconceptions of banjo-wielding songstresses behind. Starting off as a singer/songwriter for The Bisquit Burners, Whitworth has forged ahead as a swoon-inducing solo artists that has been compared to Emmylou Harris’ Americana days.

For more information on the show, please visit the Charleston Music Hall or Awendaw Green.

 

LEGENDBORNE Presents The Official After Party for the USA vs Canada Rugby Game

Posted in Uncategorized with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on August 7, 2013 by Lowcountry Boil

The Official After Party for the USA vs Canada Rugby Game in Charleston, SC will be held on Saturdayn August 17 at the Music Farm! Camille Key and Lee Kholafai host the big event to represent LegendBorne’s elite rugby apparel. Awesome contests including LIVE BAND KARAOKE, BEST DANCER, BEST FREESTYLE, SARAN WRAP CHALLENGE & more! Tickets and information can be found at www.LegendBorne.com!

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Local Community Theatre Opened 82nd Season with CAMELOT at Dock Street Theatre

Posted in Uncategorized with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on August 5, 2013 by Lowcountry Boil

Christina Leidel (Guenevere) and Paul O’Brien (King Arthur). Photo credit: Richard Heffner

The Footlight Players, Charleston’s longest producing theatre company, celebrates eighty-two years of continuous theatre as the legend of King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table comes alive on the Dock Street Theatre stage in the Lerner and Loewe classic, Camelot. This timeless story of a noble king, a beautiful queen, a valiant knight, and the cherished kingdom in which they live hit the stage last Friday. The musical follows him as he embarks on his dream of creating a just society in which civil law overpowers the brute force that ruled kingdoms past.

“In pondering some of Lerner’s lyrics, ‘the winter is forbidden till December and exits March the second on the dot. By order summer lingers through September in Camelot,’ I could not help but think of our very own captivating city of Charleston,” said director Mary Cimino. “Charleston has its own magic and is, in essence, our Camelot. What better place to stage this enchanting show but in the historic and magical Dock Street Theatre.”

Upcoming performances of Camelot are August 8–10, and 15–17 at 7:30pm, and August 4, 11, and 18 at 3:00pm. All performances will be held at the Dock Street Theatre, 135 Church Street, Charleston, SC 29401. Ticket prices are $35 for adults, $30 for military/seniors, $22 for students, and $18 for children 12 and under. For premium seating in the first two rows of center balcony, there is a $10 upcharge per seat. Tickets can be purchased online at www.FootlightPlayers.net or by calling (843) 722-4487.

Grass in the Hall at the Charleston Music Hall

Posted in Sales & Events with tags , , , , , , , , , , , on July 9, 2013 by Lowcountry Boil

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Discover Metronome Charleston for the Latest in the Charleston Music Scene

Posted in Sales & Events with tags , , , , , , , , , on February 19, 2013 by Lowcountry Boil

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Founded in 2012 by former Charleston City Paper Music Editor Ballard Lesemann,  Metronome Charleston is an independent online resource providing coverage of the Lowcountry’s music and comedy scene. This indie music webzine is complete with features, interviews, comprehensive event listings, music community news, album reviews, concert reviews, studio news, photo galleries, videos, and editorials.  Metronome keeps an eye out for all kinds of arts and entertainment happening in the greater Charleston area.

The Outervention jam at Home Team BBQ with SHONUFF, 2013. (photo by Ballard Lesemann)

The Outervention jam at Home Team BBQ with SHONUFF, 2013. (photo by Ballard Lesemann)

Check them out at www.metronomecharleston.com or contact them with music news, show info, and cool stuff at ballard@metronomecharleston.com.

Home Team Kitchen and The Alley Now Open in Downtown Charleston

Posted in Sales & Events with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on November 27, 2012 by Lowcountry Boil

Home Team Kitchen and The Alley is now open in downtown Charleston at 131 Columbus St.

395080_309014075875660_1144356857_nThe Alley offers an entertainment experience unlike anything in the southeast. In addition to 8 lanes of retro bowling, the 16,870 sf warehouse features a 40 ft signature bar made of a reclaimed bowling lane, a 150 seat restaurant, a 1,900 sf mezzanine space with lounge area & a 17 ft bar, and outside seating. With food prepared by Home Team Kitchen, this place rocks and offers a new menu concept that changes the perception of typical bowling alley food. The chef-driven cuisine  features made from scratch dishes using local product with a focus on comfort foods and American classics. The Alley is an incredible place to watch any sporting event. There are two 160” projection screens in the restaurant space along with multiple TV’s throughout. They also have a 10ft basketball goal, a ping-pong table, two Skee-Ball machines, 2 pinball machines, & 12 vintage arcade games.

The Alley is the perfect destination for group events and parties. Designed to easily accommodate larger parties, The Alley can host groups of 10, 20, 50, or 400. Check out their Event Page for more information on booking large parties.

601587_305263736250694_1806113792_nA few weeks ago, I had the opportunity to attend their grand opening party and can say this place is going to be one of the hottest things in Charleston for years to come! The Studio 300 retro disco party supported The Be A Mentor Program and even actor and local resident Bill Murray showed up to add to the excitement! Click here for the Red Carpet arrival photos and here for more.

The Alley is committed to making Charleston a better place. By offering a dynamic entertainment experience to a diverse and growing community, The Alley is far more than just another bowling alley or sports bar.

WHERE: 

The Alley
131 Columbus St.
Charleston SC
843-818-4080

HOURS: Mon — Sun: 11am to 2am

Fourth Annual Bachelor / Bachelorette Bid Bash

Posted in Sales & Events with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on August 15, 2011 by Lowcountry Boil

Join the Charleston Jaycees on Saturday, August 20 as they present the Fourth Annual Bachelor Bid Bash, a charity bachelor and bachelorette auction benefiting SC Jaycee Camp Hope. It will be held at the Music Farm, located in Downtown Charleston, and doors open at 7:00 p.m. with a live auction kicking off at 8:00 p.m. Over 20 bachelors and bachelorettes, complete with date packages, will be auctioned off by famed auctioneer Craig Simmons. To see a complete list of bachelors and bachelorettes, click here. Tickets are $30 each or two for $50 and include an open bar and heavy hors d’oeuvres from local Charleston restaurants. The official after party will be at Market Street Saloon, located in the heart of Charleston’s Nightlife at 32 North Market Street.

Girls Enjoying Camp Hope (Photo Credit: scjaycees.org)

Jaycee Camp Hope is a statewide residential camp for mentally challenged citizens. Its purposes are to give the camper helpful experiences in an outdoor environment, develop his/her ability to work and play as a group, and provide new experiences unique to a camp setting. The SC Junior Chamber of Commerce has provided financial support for every camper attending Jaycee Camp Hope since 1969. If you cannot attend the event but would like to donate to Camp Hope, please click here.

A preview of the eligible bachelor/ettes (Photo Credit: Charleston Bachelor Bid Bash)

 

 

 

 

WHEN: Saturday, August 20, 2011 from 7:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.
Auction begins at 8:00 p.m.

WHERE:
Music Farm
32 Ann Street
Downtown Charleston, SC 29403

TICKETS: $30 each or $50 for couples. Tickets can be purchased online via eTix.

1st Annual Gopher Ball

Posted in Sales & Events with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on January 24, 2011 by Lowcountry Boil

The First Tee of Greater Charleston will host the Inaugural Gopher Ball at the Patriots Point Pavilion in Mt. Pleasant on Friday, January 28th from 8:00PM – 12:00AM. The Gopher Ball will feature a Caddyshack themed costume party with entertainment provided by Right On Band, who was recently named the “World’s Greatest 70s Show Band”. The event also features an open bar, light hors d’oeuvres, and a night golf contest on the famed 18th hole at Patriots Point Link. All proceeds from the event go to support The First Tee Scholarship Fund which provides program scholarships and equipment to those participants in need.

Tickets are $50 in Advance. Click to purchase securely through PayPal.

The First Tee of Greater Charleston is a 501(c)3, nonprofit, youth development organization whose mission is to positively impact the lives of local youth by providing structured character education programs that promote core values and life skills through the game of golf. For more information about the organization and event, visit www.CharlestonFirstTee.com.

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