There's so much going on around the Grand Strand that it can be tought to sort through it all. That's why each week, we give our best bet for live music each night of the week. Don't trust our taste? Click over to the events page for a larger listing of all the happenings here.
Check out some of the area's most talented youths as Dino Capone's School of Rock band Broken Strings performs during in Plyler Park for Hot Summer Nights tonight beginning at 7 p.m. Little ones can enjoy the thrill of the giant inflatable slide and work off some vacation excitement in the bounce houses. Face painters, stilt walkers and entertainers will be on hand to add to the magic of the moment. See details here.
The Zulu Lounge, lcoated in the Galleria shopping center in Restaurant Row, will host its Monthly Magic Hat Brew Fest, where the club offers $2 Magic Hat #9 drafts to anyone in a hat. In addition Magic Hat will uncorked its fall seasonal Hex Ourtoberfest Ale and there will be a contest for the most creative hat with the winner getting their bar tab paid for. Local reggae rock band Treehouse! will perform beginning at 9:30 p.m. See details here.
Local Bluesman My Buddy Todd brings his electrified duo to the Island Bar & Grill Pawleys Island (near the Hammock Shops) also featured drummer Ian Brown. Go check out one of the area's most talented musicians in one of our Top 10 Spots for Live Music Outdoors. See Details here.
The Music Station will host a going away party for local musician and ListenUp contributor Paul McKinney who is headed off to USC this fall. The FREE show begins at 9 p.m. and will also be a CD Release Party for Say I Won't Records artists Bamboo Forest and features music from Grave Intentions, Below The Bassline and Hollywood Water Rats. See Details here.
Energetic Staten Island-based cover act Screaming Broccoli will roll through town for one of it's annual trips to Broadway at the Beach hotspot Blarney Stones. Friday finds them in the middle of a three-day run of playing each night at 10 p.m. with a setlist that changes nightlky based on the crowd and ranges from Bon Jovi and Tom Petty to Kanye West, Linkin Park and the Black Eyed Peas. Whether you catch them Thursday, Friday or Saturday, the folks at Blarney's assure us this is a band you won't want to miss.
Austrailian Pop/Rock band INXS, will make a stop at the House of Blues in North Myrtle Beach on Saturday. The band had a string of hits in the 1980s & 1990s and later became reality TV stars in 2005 while recruiting current singer J.D. Fortune through an "American Idol" like competition to replace their deceased frontman Michael Hutchence. The show begins at 8:30 p.m. and tickets are $45 for general admission. See details here.
Charleston-based Southern rock band Gaslight Street will kick of a run of upcoming local dates with a free show at Dead Dog Saloon beginning at 6 p.m. Sunday. The band will also perform at Bourbon Street on Aug. 19 and Rosa Linda's on Aug. 20. See details here.