Music in Charleston- Labor Day Weekend 2015
7th Annual Lowcountry Jazz Festival – The 7th Annual Greater Charleston Lowcountry Jazz Festival will be filling the night air of the Holy City once again this year with a lineup of international jazz superstars. Charleston’s own trumpet player Charlton Singleton, sax players Gerald Albright and BK Jackson, and composer and bassist Marcus Miller will all perform, but perhaps no name shines as bright as singer and guitarist Jonathan Butler.
When: September 3rd-6th
Fall Regae Jam – The goal of Fall Reggae Jam is to raise desperately needed funds for and an awareness of the existence of Montego Bay Animal Haven while providing the audience with incredible reggae performances. All proceeds benefit the Haven and the amazing work that is done there. This event is a collaboration of animal lovers, music lovers, talented musicians, photographers, videographers, graphic designers, and businesses, all donating their time, talents and funding for a worthy cause.
When: 8 p.m. Friday, September 4th
Dangermuffin with Weather and Waves – Easy, breezy melodies and soul-shaking grooves radiate from this genre-bending roots trio. Dangermuffin brings thoughtful tunes that are both heartfelt and truthful. Their haunting harmonies and go-with-the-flow vibe invite listeners to kick back, relax, and be consumed by the ethereal rhythmic backbone and inspiring messages Dangermuffin has to offer.
Where: The Pourhouse, Charleston
When: 8:30 p.m. Saturday, September 5th
Outdoor Events in Charleston – Labor Day Weekend 2015
Folly Beach Labor Day Fireworks – Since inclement weather forced the cancellation of Folly Beach’s Fourth of July fireworks show, the organization that funds the fireworks has decided to make-up for it on Labor Day weekend. The Folly Association of Business will host the new fireworks display on Saturday, September 5th at 9 pm.The show will take place on 2nd Street East. For more information on Folly’s Labor Day weekend firework show, head toVisitFolly.com or download the free ‘Visit Folly’ smart phone app.
Where: 2nd Street East, Folly Beach
When: Satruday, 9 p.m.
Beach Volleyball Labor Day Weekend Tournament – If you’re looking for something fun to do this Labor Day Weekend, join Charleston Beach Volleyball Social Club at Santi’s in Mt. Pleasant for a beach volleyball tournament. There will be division matches: A, B, and C. The competition will begin with pool play, then single match elimination. The top teams from each pool will advance to the next match. Register early for $60 or $80 day of the tournament. Registration is between 8-8:45 a.m. Tournament starts at 9 a.m.
When: Saturday Sept. 5, 9 a.m.
Info: 843-343-7802 / [email protected]
Charleston Farmers Market – Located in Marion Square at the heart of historic downtown Charleston, SC, the CFM is open each Saturday, from April through November, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. with additional Sundays during the Piccolo Spoleto Festival in May and June as well as Saturdays and Sundays during Holiday Magic in December. In 2008, the Charleston Farmers Market was ranked by Travel + Leisure magazine as one of the top 10 best Farmers Markets in the nation; and in the Charleston City Paper reader’s poll, “Best Of,” the CFM was named “Best Outdoor Event” and/or “Best Attraction” in 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013 & 2014!
When: Saturday, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Johns Island Homegrown Farmers Market – The aim of Homegrown is to be a point of sustainable connection for the Lowcountry community. We want this market to be a one-stop-shop for everything on your shopping list to be sourced locally. Homegrown also holds a mission of bringing interactive ways to educate your community on the health and environmental benefits of making sustainable choices. Homegrown offers classes, demos, and interactive opportunities for locals to be active in making sustainable choices in their lives. (i.e. observation bee hives, crochet/craft classes, live animal and homesteading information).
When: 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Bulls Island Beach Walk with Dr. McMillan – Explore the shoreline on Bulls Island with Dr. Patrick McMillan, world-renowned naturalist and host of Expeditions with Patrick McMillan. This tour is a special opportunity to learn about the plants and animals of the refuge. Sponsored by the Friends of Coastal South Carolina, the tour will benefit the Loggerhead Sea Turtle Program at Cape Romain. Call Coastal Expeditions at 843.884.7684 or visit bullsislandferry.com to make your reservation. Information on the Beach Walk.
Where: Select Departure at booking
When: Sunday, 10 a.m. and 11:15 a.m.
Sports in Charleston – Labor Day Weekend 2015
College Football: The Citadel Bulldogs take on the Davidson Wildcats – Nineteen months after he was hired as The Citadel’s football coach, Mike Houston believes he’s improved the talent and the toughness of the program. Come out and support the Citadel at home this weekend!
When: Saturday, 6 p.m.
On TV: Clemson Tigers vs. Wofford Terriers – Clemson’s 2015 football season opener is officially a sellout as they take on the Wofford Terriers in Death Valley.
TV Channel: ESPN 3
When: Saturday, 12:30 p.m.
Other Events in Charleston
End of Summer White Party – Dress in white to send Charleston’s summer of 2015 out in incredible style. Sponsored by Moët Champagnes and Belvedere Vodkas on the Sunday of Labor Day weekend, September 6, summer’s end gets the best party of all. This evening will be a white hot night at Republic for the crown jewel of Charleston’s summer parties, The White Party.
When: Sunday, 8 p.m.
Charleston Night Market – Area Artists and Artisans will take over the Charleston City Market as THE NIGHT MARKET continues this weekend! The Night Market is located in the Charleston City Market, Charleston’s #1 most visited attraction; a venue where over 50 area artisans, artists, food vendors, and local musicians gather together, each Friday, Saturday & night, to create a memorable evening. 6:30 pm-10:30 pm.
When: Saturday, 6:30 – 10:30 p.m.
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