Freshfields Village’s live music series, Music on the Green, continues to heat up the Lowcountry nights and will keep locals and visitors dancing through the months of July, August and September.
Music on the Green offers a variety of bands and musical genres Fridays through Labor Day from 6 to 9 p.m.
- July 1: Quiana Parler & Friends- A native of Charleston and American Idol contestant, Quiana Parler and her interactive band performing an array of songs from the past 50 years in genres like jazz, pop, R&B and rock & roll
- July 8: The Rum Punch Bandits- This seven-piece party band, which includes two electric guitars, acoustic guitar, bass guitar, keyboards/pedal steel, congas/bongos and drums, will be performing beach, classic rock, Tex-rock, gulf-n-western, trop-rock and jam-rock
- July 15: Plane Jane- Charleston’s Best Band 2011 will perform hits from the 60s to present with six vocalists and two multi-instrumentalists
- July 22: Shrimp City Slim- songwriter and musician, Gary Erwin, will perform “Lowcountry Blues,” a combination of post-modern blues and various musical flavors heard on the Carolina coast (a genre created by Shrimp City Slim)
- July 29: The Coconut Groove Band- performing easy listening, soul, rhythm & blues, island theme, rock & roll, funk and blues
- August 5: Hot Sauce- High energy stage presence and crowd interaction assures a great time for everyone! Hot Sauce plays dance, rock, funk and Top 40 tunes.
- August 12: Men of Distinction- With help from the audience, Men of Distinction perform beach music, rhythm & blues, soul, country and big band/swing material.
- August 19: Ocean Drive Party Band- This talented group of musicians feature the sounds of a saxophone, trumpet, keyboards, organ piano, congas, bass guitar, two guitar pickers and four vocalists. Playing oldies, Carolina beach and shag, R&B, classic rock, funk, soul, country, doo-wop, ODPB is sure to keep the crowd dancing.
- August 26: Travis Allison Band- The band’s soulful three-part vocal harmonies, piano, organ, electric and acoustic guitars, harmonica, drums and bass fuse to create a live Americana rock n’ roll show with a variety of original material and cover tunes.
- September 2: The David Archer Band- performing R&B, Motown and other dance music with a female vocalist
Food and drinks will be available for purchase, and don’t forget a beach chair or blanket. This family friendly event is sponsored by the Town of Kiawah.
Freshfields Village is located on Johns Island between Kiawah and Seabrook islands. With over 60 locally owned shops, galleries, restaurants, services and businesses, Freshfields has something for all ages and price ranges. Visit www.FreshfieldsVillage.com or www.facebook.com/FreshfieldsVillage information on new stores, events and other announcements.