Here's a look at some of this week's concert announcements from MyrtleBeachOnline.com:
New this week:
- A limited number of high-dollar tickets ($100) are available for concert pianist/humorist Mitchell ZeidwiG's Sept. 11 performance at Litchfield Beach & Golf Resort, an event that is a fundraiser for the Pawleys Island Festival of Music and Art. Tickets can be purchased by calling the festival office at 626-8911.
- You won't need a ticket to this one, because it's free, but rap-Southern rock outfit Rehab ("Bartender Song") has been added to the Backyard Summer Concert Series at the Boathouse Waterway Bar & Grill on Aug. 29. For more information, call 903-2628.
- New Orleans party band Cowboy Mouth ("Jenny Says") is coming back to the beach again on Oct. 9, to headline Oktoberfest on Ocean Boulevard in Myrtle Beach. Stay tuned.
- Nas, with his new collaborator, Damian "Jr. Gong" Marley who released the co-billed album "Distant Relatives" recently, will bring the rhymes to House of Blues on Aug. 27, and tickets are $33.50-$69. Call 800-745-3000 or visit wwww.houseofblues.com/myrtlebeach.
- Here's another one you won't need a ticket for this one because it's free, but you'll surely want to put it on your concert calendar as the Dead Dog's Saloon hosts former Drive-By Truckers singer/guitarist/songwriter Jason Isbell and his new band, 400 Unit, on Aug. 29 at the Murrells Inlet venue. For more info, go to www.deaddogsaloon.com.
- Tickets ($26.50-$40.50) are on sale for alternative metal outfit Deftones' Aug. 29 date at the House of Blues, for acoustic soul/bluesy act Citizen Cope's Sept. 10 show ($22.50-$37.50) at the venue, and for retro rock siblings The Black Crowes' return flight on Sept. 14 ($32.50-$80) at the North Myrtle Beach concert hall. To get tickets, go to www.houseofblues.com/myrtlebeach or call 800-745-3000.
- Since The Basement in downtown Myrtle Beach shut down July 23, many of the shows booked there have been moved to across the street at Drink!, with advance ticket sales available for: Victory Records' artist Thieves and Villains ($7) on Aug. 30; N.C. hardcore act ANTiSEEN ($8) returning to the beach on Sept. 24; and longtime U.K. punk act The Vibrators ("Automatic Lover") on Oct. 5 ($8). Tickets are available via www.myspace.com/brokensoundmyrtlebeach.
- The South By Southeast organization has lined up two more artists for its Music Feast concert series at the Myrtle Beach Train Depot: The Last Waltz Ensemble, which mines material from Bob Dylan and The Band, is set for Sept. 25 and former Screaming Cheetah Wheelie's front man-turned-gospel-revivalist Mike Farris returns Dec. 4. They're not officially called tickets, but to get in to these shows, you either need to purchase an annual membership ($25) which will entitle you to $20 tickets for all of SXSE's Music Feasts, or monthly memberships, which are $25 and good for single shows only. The admission price includes pot luck supper and locally-brewed New South beer. For reservations or to purchase memberships, send an e-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Pop singer/songwriter/producer Mike Posner ("Cooler Than Me"), headlines The Up in the Air Tour coming to the House of Blues on Sept. 26, with tickets ranging from $22.50 for advanced general admission, up to $72.50 for VIP meet-and-greet packages . The bill also includes Far East Movement, Stephen Jerzak, 2 AM Club, Bad Habbits, and XV. Call 800-745-3000 or visit wwww.houseofblues.com/myrtlebeach.
- Country-folk-bluegrass artist Kathy Mattea will bring her Christmas-themed show to a short trek up the road in North Carolina at Brunswick Community College's Odell Williamson Auditorium on Dec. 2, and tickets will go on sale at 9 a.m. Sept. 20. Tickets are $28 for adults, and will be available via www.etix.xom. For more information, call the box office at 910-755-7416.