Memorial Day Weekend Music Guide

Still looking for Memorial Day Weekend plans? Check out our weekend Music Guide.

Compiled by Jess Spence and David Stringer

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Banjo B Que 2016


Papa Joe’s Banjo B Que: The Avett Brothers & Greensky Bluegrass
Evans Towne Center Park | Friday at 4pm & Saturday at 11:30am
Americana, rock and bluegrass music with a lineup of barbeque from across the Southeast and craft beer at $4. See the full line-up here.



The Nickelodoen Theatre presents the fourth installment of its Magic Hour

Can’t Kids with The Kernal and Mechanical River
New Brookland Tavern | 8pm

:::Away From Home::: A Live Storytelling Event from Carolina Archive of Stortyelling

The War Mouth | 8:30pm


Nickelodeon Theatre’s Sound and Vision series, which presents the Bob Dylan tour documentary Don’t Look Back | 10:30 p.m.

The screening’s preceded by a performance by local singer-songwriter Jade Blocker, and tickets are $10.


Memorial Day Weekend Cookout at Art Bar

Music from Post-Timey String Band, Husband, Megan Jean and the KFB, Survival Crimes and Shallow Palace | 6pm



Zach Williams (of The Lone Bellow) with Avi Jacob
Charleston Pour House | 7pm

Funk You with The Mossman Prophecies (Zach Williams After Party)
Charleston Pour House | 9:30pm

Cordovas with Lindsay Holler’s Western Polaroids
The Royal American | 9pm



Heyrocco with The Dumbest Kids in School & Ballerina Dave
3 Bogard St. | 8pm
Charleston-based 90s rock group, Heyrocco, is hosting a house show that is sure to be loud and dirty

Vilai Harrington & The Hamptones with The Mobros and Brother Oliver
The Embassy, 41 Nassau Street | 8pm
Greenville — based group that specialized in melodic and depressing Americana tunes, fulfilled by three tall guys on strings and a trumpet.

The Kernal with Mechanical River and Kevin Hanley
The Royal American | 9pm

See Water with Resinated & Nocturnal Kernalz
The Pour House | 8:30pm


BABY BABY with Cusses & Another Man’s Trash
The Royal American | 9pm

The Blasters with The Delta Bombers and The Ben Miller Band
Charleston Pour House | 8pm

Memorial Day Music at Frothy Beard Brewing Co.
Feat. Red Cedar Review, Tyler Boone and Folly Pirates over 40
If you’re with the kids this weekend, Frothy Beard has you covered with jump castles, dunk tanks, and sno-cones so you can enjoy a cold beer and solid music from Charleston locals

Women & Parsons: A Tribute to Gram Parsons
Charleston Music Hall | 8pm
Remember those old days with the electrifying voices of Lindsay Holler, Hazel Ketchum, Lauren Cahill, Delia Chariker, Regina Ruopoli and many more


Josh Roberts & The Hinges with Jordan Igoe and Have Gun, Will Travel
The Royal American | 9pm
Charleston-based Americana rock band complemented by the presence of the tour-de-force of rock n’ roll, Jordan Igoe

Runaway Gin: Phish Tribute Band
Charleston Pour House | 8:30pm
A tribute to your favorite jam band to finish off the weekend strong (and to sleep off on Monday).



Nathan Angelo
Downtown Alive | 5:30pm
Singer-songwriter, country blues to complement you’re early evening beer


Crywolf with Scales, Soul Candy, Crashcourse + Gatman, and GLDFNGR
Independent Public Ale House | 9:30pm
L.A.-based Crywolf creates atmospheric electronic blues to serenade you late into the night

The Misty Mountain String Band
The Velo Fellow | 9pm
Americana bluegrass country-rock with ample amounts of banjo and violi

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