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2022 CBMA Hall of Fame Inductees Announced
Thursday, April 28 2022

On April 28, 2022 at 11:0AM on WVCO 94.9FM The Surf the Carolina Beach Music Academy announced the 2022 Carolina Beach Music Hall of Fame Inductees. The awards ceremony for the inductees listed below will be held November 11th during Cammy weekend in N. Myrlte Beach, South Carolina. We'd like to say congratulations to each of the inductees! CBMA logo is property of the Carolina Beach Music Academy!


  • Dwight Nichols
  • Barry Duke
  • Gary Hardy
  • John Tomlinson
  • Tony Davis
  • Hugh Blanton – (Posthumous)


  • Johnny Draper


  • Charlie's Place (Pioneer Award)


  • My Girl – The Temptations
  • Sixty Minute Man – Dominoes
  • Carolina Girls – General Johnson
  • Ms. Grace – The Tymes
  • Under The Boardwalk – The Drifters
Coastline Announces New Drummer
Thursday, April 07 2022

On March 25, 2022, Coastline announced a new member to their lineup. The announced George Sluppick as their drummer referring to him as a " literal soul and blues machine" We look forward to hearing George perform with the band and we've included the band's original post below. 


Are You a Member of the CBMA?
Monday, April 04 2022

Have you joined or renewed your membership with the Carolina Beach Music Academy? Everyone within the industry contributes and supports the music and lifestyle that we love and they do so in many different ways. By joining the CBMA, it enables you to help recognize the groups, individuals and professionals during the annual awards weekend in N. Myrtle Beach while also providing you with discount Cammy weekend passes, discounts at select vendors, discount awards show tickets and more.

You can view the new membership levels by visiting the CBMA Official Website which includes: Industry Members, Academy Members and Associate Members. Please note that "All Industry professionals or organizations must be a member of the academy to be nominated for an award or to participate in the Awards

Let's make 2022 the biggest year yet by inviting a few friends and/or family members to join the Beach Music family and show them why we love it the way we do. Sign up on the CBMA website today and if you have any questions, the academy can be reached by calling: (910) 281-4400  Be sure to download the Flip Flop Live mobile app to receive deadline updates etc for nominations and voting and once you join watch for your membership card and newsletters.

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Coastline Launches Swamp Swag
Saturday, April 02 2022

Jim Quick and Coastline have launched a new merchandise store, "Swamp Swag" that currently has the new Jim Quick and Coastline logo shirts, swamp soul shirts, single posters, their Revival album and a special victrola record player package. In a Facebook post the band advised: " We will be adding more new merch as it rolls in" so be sure to check their website for new items as they become available.


Fundraiser for Butch Metcalf
Friday, April 01 2022

A fundraiser for DJ Butch Metcalf was organized by Bryan Hall and Steve Baker on March 29, 2022. The fundraiser was held on the Facebook platform and it ended at $9,000. If you'd still like to donate, contact Bryan or Steve on details for mailing a check.

The following details were also shared on the fundraiser page;

"Steve Baker has asked me to help with a fundraiser for our wonderful friend Butch Metcalf. Butch has been unable to work (DJ) due to his post Covid medical issues. To make matters worse - Vicki has been unable to work due to her recent knee surgery. Butch has entertained us and shared his music for us for over 35 years and now could use our help. PLEASE consider donating to this worthy cause. NO AMOUNT is too small. Steve and I will work together on this. We will cover any fees charged by Facebook and will make certain they receive every dollar donated. If you have any questions - please reach out to us. My cell is 336-688-1631. Steve's cell is 919-880-9276. Thank you all very much for helping."

If you'd like to dontate, please click here and you will be directed to the Facebook page and we wish Butch all the best and we hope he's able to returning to what he loves very soon.

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