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Edisto Shag Festival to be Sept. 2-4 | Events | The Press and Standard

by | August 23, 2016 3:00 pm

Last Updated: August 21, 2016 at 11:35 am

The Edisto Beach Music and Shag Festival will be held Sept. 2-4 at Bay Creek Park at Edisto Beach, sponsored by Dockside Bar & Grill, the Town of Edisto Beach and the Edisto Chamber of Commerce.

The park opens Friday at noon with an arts and crafts fair and food vendors. DJ Jim Bowers will provide music from noon-7 p.m., followed by the “Shem Creek Boogie Band” from 2-6 p.m. and “The Entertainers” from 7-11 p.m. Area shag clubs from North and South Carolina and Georgia have been invited. Bill Walsh, chief meteorologist for Channel 5, will broadcast the weather live from 5-7 p.m.

Saturday’s events begin at 10 a.m. with arts and crafts fair, food vendors and DJ Jim Bowers until 2 p.m. The “Shag Doctorz” will perform from 2-6 p.m., and the “East Coast Party Band” from 7-11 p.m. An amateur shag contest will begin at 9 p.m.

Sunday events begin at noon with the arts and crafts fair, food vendors and JD from noon-3 p.m. “The Band of Oz” will perform from 3-7 p.m.

On Saturday and Sunday afternoons, the Junior Shaggers Team (Shagtime 2) will perform.

For information call the chamber, 843-869-3867 or visit

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