Thursday, April 30, 2009

This Weekend's Events in Charleston

Kathleen here. This week and next will be be very musical and cultural here in the Lowcountry....

Dan Wright's project, Soul Captive, will play tonight, Friday, May 1, at A Dough Re Mi.

Tomorrow, May 2, Tommy Thunderfoot & the Accelerators are playing at the Bowen's Island restaurant (on the way to Folly Beach, to the right), starting at 10p.m. Jojo Wall will be playing bass and he will have tickets for the House of Blues show happening the next weekend.

The North Charleston Arts Festival is this weekend through next Saturday: May 1-May 9th. At the festival food court on May 3rd, 3pm, Steve and the Stilettos (feat. Mark Schleis on bass and Greg "the Motor" Levkus on drums) and Drink Small will perform. See for the full festival schedule, which includes regional and international acts in music, dance, film, theatre and visual arts. (Drink has a few more stops May 3 -4, click Shrimp's name below to go to the website)

Tuesday is our Jam at a Dough Re Mi. Wednesday is Smoky's Jam on Bowens Island, and Thursday is the Time Well Spent Tearoom Jam (Summerville).

Looking ahead to the next weekend:

On May 7th, Kings of Thieves is at the Oasis (James Is.); there is a $5 cover. Kings of Thieves features Rob Lowe, John Shafer, and Sammy Derrick.

On May 8th, Skye Paige will open for Dash Rip Rock at Home Team BBQ (W. Ashley).

On May 9th, Shrimp city Slim's Blues by the Sea at Kiawah will run from 2-8pm. That night, it's Wyatt's b'day celebration at A Dough Re Mi, and Tommy Thunderfoot & the Accelerators are at the House of Blues in Myrtle Beach. Call or email Tommy about tickets, his contact info is on his website, click his name above to get there. Or touch base with Jojo at Bowens.

Whatever you get into this weekend, have fun and be safe.

'Until next time...

kmw April 30, 2009

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