East Coast Shag Classic to be held at Wrightsville Beach


East  Coast Shag Classic Benefits “Women of Hope”

Top beach music bands will converge at Wrightsville Beach  for the second annual East Coast Shag Classic on President’s Day Weekend.  The Blockade Runner Beach Resort will host the event February 14-17th.

Thursday night’s kickoff features Shagging with DJ Big Kahuna of the Big Kahuna Beach Party and the Band of Oz. Friday’s entertainment features Jim Quick & Coastline Band and Joey Warren Little Mr. Beach of the Joey Warren Show. The fun continues Saturday with The Sand Band from noon until 4 p.m., and DJ Betty Brown and  Craig Woolard Band in the evening. Gospel Train with Joey Warren and the Big Kahuna is featured Sunday morning at 10 a.m.

Proceeds from the weekend go to Women of Hope, a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping women and their families battling cancer.

Two and three-night packages are available at Blockade Runner Beach Resort which include lodging, full breakfast each day, a 5-star dinner Saturday evening, admission to all Band performances, and free shag and line dance lessons.

For those who want to attend just one or two events, individual tickets are available online at http://www.eastcoastshagclassic.com.

For more info on The Shag in this blog, see Categories: Southern Tidbits: “More About the Shag” and “Where Did the Shag Originate?”

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