Music and Oysters for Wildlife in Awendaw, SC

1Music and Oysters for Wildlife 10th Anniversary Celebration will be held on Saturday January 10th from 2 pm to 6 pm at Sewee Outpost in Awendaw, SC. Enjoy live, local music, steamed Bulls Bay oysters, craft beer and wine, and a silent auction. It’s all for a good cause, so get your tickets now at eTix. The fun-filled event will be held rain or shine with heated tents but no outside alcohol or pets.

MUSIC LINE UP:
1:30pm Lincoln Middle/High Steel Band to welcome at gate
2pm Danielle Howle
2:30 Mark Bryan of Occasional Milkshake with Doug Jones
4:00 Sun-Dried Vibes
5:30 Red Dog Ramblers

Founded as Sewee Association in 1996, the guiding vision of Friends of Coastal South Carolina is shaped by dedication to preserving the ecosystems and wildlife of the South Carolina coast for future generations. To that end it supports the respective missions of our coastal national wildlife refuges and forest through active participation in programs and projects that enhance these treasured resources. The organization works to instill a conservation ethic in students and encourage the next generation of scientists through our environmental education programs. For more information visit www.sccoastalfriends.org.

Sewee Association: Music and Oysters for Wildlife

SeweeSewee Association presents Music and Oysters for Wildlife on Saturday, January 11th from 2-8pm at Sewee Outpost, 4853 U.S. 17 North in Awendaw, South Carolina.

The live music line up includes The Blue Dogs, Mark Bryan and the Occasional Milkshake, Danielle Howle, Doug Jones, Lincoln Middle High School Steel Band & Red Dog Ramblers. Guests will enjoy all you can eat Bulls Bay Oysters, a live and silent auction and other food and beverages available for purchase. $35 Tickets are on sale at Sewee Dental Care, Sewee Outpost and Etix with children under 12 free.

The proceeds from this event will help the SEWEE Association carry out its mission. The South Eastern Wildlife and Environment Education Association (SEWEE Association) is the Friend’s Group for the National Wildlife Refuges (NWR) and National Forest (NF) of coastal South Carolina that works with federal partners to achieve their mission in biological, cultural and educational activities.

Take a look at this story about Music and Oysters for Wildlife in a 2012 South Carolina Wildlife Magazine article.

MAC’N AT THE ‘DROME: A CONCERT FILM EXPERIENCE BENEFITING MAC LEAPHART IN CHARLESTON, SC

Poster design courtesy: Marius Valdes

On January 28, both local and national musicians will be sitting in for beloved singer and songwriter, Mac Leaphart, and performing his songs at The Hippodrome. Benefiting a man who has successfully made a career out of connecting with people through his music, proceeds will go to Mac in his ongoing recovery from a serious car accident and recent surgery to remove a brain tumor. A unique experience of camaraderie and good will, performances of Mac’s music will be set against a visual narration of the event on the theatre screen and give life to Mac’s story and his significant impact on those around him.

The concert features collaborative performances by Mark Bryan (Hootie and The Blowfish), Danielle Howle, Five Way Friday, John Wesley Satterfield, Joal Rush, Doug Jones (Craven Melon), Luke Cunningham, Greg Payne (The Piedmont Boys), Ryan Bonner, Jamie Resch with Shovels & Rope, Donnie Blackwell and more very special surprise guests. Reid Stone and Guilt Ridden Troubadour featuring members of Mac Leaphart’s current band, Mac Leaphart and My Ragged Company, will act as house band and musical conductors for the night’s celebration.

As doors open at 6:30 pm, acoustic music by Jim Marshall (Junkyard Angel) and a silent auction will start in the lobbies. Food concessions provided by Home Team BBQ and a full bar will run throughout the night. The concert begins at 8 p.m. in the theater and will last until 10 pm followed by more live music by Five Way Friday and John Totaro’s Classic Woodies until 12 a.m. or later. Garage parking is available as well as free parking in the open lot adjacent to the venue.

Mac Leaphart, Photo courtesy: Sarah Hinds

Mac Leaphart is a singer/songwriter who plays a blend of country, rhythm and blues. The Charleston City Paper describes Mac as “a rowdy set, which seems to meld Gram Parsons with the ‘Sticky Fingers’ era Rolling Stones”. Since his arrival in Charleston in 2007, Leaphart has been performing over 250 shows a year, solo and with his band, Mac Leaphart and My Ragged Company. Give Mac a listen and see why Skope Magazine says, “This guy may just single handedly save country music.”

WHEN: January 28th

WHERE:

Charleston Hippodrome

360 Concord St.

Charleston, SC 29401

TICKETS: Advance tickets are $17 and may be purchased online at www.charlestonhippodrome.com. Day of show tickets are $20.

INFORMATION: Click here.