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5 Music Events You Don’t Want to Miss This Summer

Are you visiting Charleston this summer? Several well-known bands are performing at major music venues throughout the Charleston area, but other musical talents at local venues are worth exploring, too. These are the top five concerts and events that are taking place this summer.

1. Awendaw Green Barn Jams

Dates: Every Wednesday | Location: Awendaw Green

Head to Awendaw, SC this summer to listen to original music and sample fresh local oysters at the Awendaw Green Barn Jams. These small outdoor concerts take place every Wednesday night between 6 PM and 10 PM. The performances that are scheduled for July are:

  • July 6th: John Mullins, Cory Hunt, The Hummingbirds, Josh Brannon Band and The Izm
  • July 13th: Austin Miller, The Singing Butcher, Finnegan Bell, Danielle Howle, Jordan Igoe and Weigh Station
  • July 20th: Ultra City, The Fustics, Wasted Wine, Shelly Waters and Kevin Marshall And The J-Walkers,

2. Dave Matthews Band

concert-goers in a crowdDate: July 26th | Location: North Charleston Coliseum

Dave Matthews Band’s Summer 2016 tour stops in Charleston at the end of July. The band is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year, and it will be a concert to remember. Tickets are still available.

3. Decades Rewind

Date: August 4th | Location: Charleston Music Hall

Enjoy your favorite songs from previous decades performed in a new way at this unique concert, which will feature an 8-piece rock band and 6 vocalists. Find information about tickets and event times on the Charleston Music Hall’s website.

4. Hootie & The Blowfish with Sister Hazel

Dates: August 5th-6th | Location: Volvo Car Stadium (formerly Family Circle Stadium)

Hootie & The Blowfish is one of many major bands performing at Charleston’s Volvo Car Stadium this summer. This show is sold out, but you may have the opportunity to hear the concert from nearby shops and restaurants, such as Wasabi of Daniel Island on Seven Farms Drive.

5. Greater Charleston Lowcountry Jazz Festival

saxophones and other brass instrumentsDates: September 2nd-4th | Location: North Charleston Performing Arts Center

The summer fun doesn’t end in September. Head to the annual Greater Charleston Lowcountry Jazz Festival during Labor Day Weekend for performances by Brian Culbertson, Will Downing, Peabo Bryson and other jazz musicians. You can find ticket information on the festival’s website.

Explore the Reasons to Move to Charleston

Talented musicians often come to Charleston to play in the area’s largest performing arts and entertainment venues, from the Volvo Car Stadium to the Charleston Music Hall.

Music — in addition to golfing, world-class shopping, history, and outdoor recreation — draws visitors and home buyers to the Holy City.

Charleston has so much to offer, but to truly understand why people love this area, you need to experience the Lowcountry lifestyle for yourself. What are you waiting for? Choose your unparalleled lifestyle and choose RARE Charleston to find your dream home in this grand South Carolina community.

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