Everything You Need to Know About the Myrtle Beach Jazz Festival

Here’s a handy guide to the fourth annual Myrtle Beach Jazz Festival, which kicks off later tonight on Carver Street in Myrtle Beach, S.C.

Festival hours are 6-11:30 p.m. Friday, and Noon-9:30 p.m. Saturday and 1:30-8:30 p.m. Sunday. All ages are welcome. Children 15 and younger must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Outside food, alcohol or drinks including water bottles are prohibited. Coolers take up a lot of room and are strictly prohibited at the festival. There are tons of great places to eat nearby and many beverage/food booths available onsite at the festival.

Below, find a run down on this year’s featured acts, a list of participating vendors, additional information about parking, and details on how you can secure VIP passes for the fourth annual Myrtle Beach Jazz Festival. See you there!
 
 

FRIDAY, OCT. 4, 2019

  • 6-7 p.m.: NICCI CANADA
  • 7:30-8:30 p.m.: KOBIE KEYS
  • 9-10 p.m.: DARRYL MURRILL
  • 10:30-11:30 p.m.: WILLIE BRADLEY
  • SATURDAY, OCT. 5, 2019

  • 12-3 p.m.: HORRY COUNTY SCHOOLS CHOIRS AND JAZZ BANDS
  • 5:30-6:30 p.m.: MARK RAPP QUARTET
  • 7-8 p.m.: GEORGE FREEMAN BAND
  • 8:30-9:30 p.m.: PHIL DENNY, with GEORGE FREEMAN BAND
  • SUNDAY, OCT. 6, 2019

  • 1:30-2:30 p.m.: ORACLE BLUE
  • 3-4 p.m.: MIKE FROST
  • 4:30-5:30 p.m.: LEROY HARPER
  • 6-7 p.m.: CHOCOLATE CHIP AND COMPANY
  • 7:30-8:30 p.m.: DANIEL D
  • THIS YEAR’S VENDORS

    Here’s a complete list of participating vendors. Entrance into the event is free, though donations are welcomed. Bring lawn chairs, and extra cash for these special community offerings:

    Big Mike’s Soul Food, of Myrtle Beach, S.C.: Soul food and seafood

    Carver School Alumni of Myrtle Beach, S.C.: Fish sandwiches and hot dogs

    Chedrick Bulter of Myrtle Beach, S.C.: Fish, shrimp, hushpuppies, crab

    Crossroads Event Productions of Myrtle Beach, S.C.: Beverage sales; beer, wine and liquor; alcoholic and non-alcoholic pineapples, commemorative T-shirts

    Ericka’s Fashion Jewelry, of Lexington, S.C.: Retail and custom jewelry

    Khalema Smith of Myrtle Beach, S.C.: Arts and crafts, paintings and tie-dye shirts

    Kona Ice of Myrtle Beach, S.C.: Shaved ice

    Mr. Fish of Myrtle Beach, S.C.: steamed local blue crabs, fried flounder, shrimp, pork chops

    Polo’s Homemade Italian Ice of Charlotte, N.C.: Icees and frozen treats

    Six in a Ness of Myrtle Beach, S.C.: Food truck, soul and seafood

    Sweet Tooth of Myrtle Beach, S.C.: Dessert items

    True BBQ of Myrtle Beach, S.C.: Barbecue

    University of Barbeque from Florence, S.C.: BBQ and Cajun

    Vee’s Wings and Things of Conway, S.C.: Wings and other food items

    Z’s Food Vault of Myrtle Beach, S.C.: Jamaican and seafood

    Moms Demand Action of Myrtle Beach and North Myrtle Beach, the American Red Cross of Horry County and the Horry County Democratic Party will also have informational booths at the event.

    THE VIP EXPERIENCE

    Treat yourself to the the VIP Experience at the fourth annual Myrtle Beach Jazz Festival! This $15 package includes front-row, covered seating, food and a wine tasting; we also provide the chair. Passes will be sold on-site.

    PARKING

    Additional parking will be available at the Pelicans Baseball Stadium, 1251 21st Ave. N, Myrtle Beach. While these parking spots are within a walking distance (0.7 miles) of the Myrtle Beach Jazz Festival, we recommend that you take the complimentary shuttle buses. In addition, there are a limited number of spaces for individuals with accessibility needs

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