Wednesday, June 01 2022
Starting Tuesday, June 7, 2022, Don Bunn & Kathy Riley will begin another set of shag lessons at TJ's Night Life, 4801 Leigh Dr - Raleigh, NC 27616. New group shag lessons normally being the first Tuesday of each month with beginners at 7:00PM and intermediate at 8:00PM. You can call Don with any questions at: 919-231-1118 and also visit his website.
- Arrive 20 minutes prior to class time to register.
- No Partner Required
- No Pre-registration Needed (Sign up when you arrive)
- Cost $40 per month per person Cash or Check
- Price Includes:
* Class 4 Nights during the month.
* Early arrival and after class extra help.
* Low purchase price for Beginner Shag Instruction DVD - Only $15 for students taking class.
* Shag class related Emails from Instructor.
Contact Don Bunn at Don@DonBunn.com or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Tuesday, May 31 2022
Get your tickets for the 20th annual Flem Whitt Beach Music Festival starting, Wednesday, June 1, 2022 for only $20.00. You save $5.00 per ticket if purchased between June 1, 2022 and July 10, 2022. After July 10th you'll be looking at $25.00 per ticket which is still a great price for an afternoon of the best Beach Music which includes; Too Much Sylvia, Band of Oz and Jim Quick and Coastline and emceed by WLUS 98.3FM and Carolina Ocean Drive DJs Mike Brooks and Big Allan D.
The event will be held on Saturday, August 13, 2022 from 6:00PM until 11:00PM at 205 Pointer Dr, Semora, NC 27343 - Gates open at 5:00PM and tickets will be available online by visiting ETIX. This event is brought to you by The Roxboro Jaycees, Total Tire, and Person County TDA.
Saturday, May 28 2022
WTKR News Channel 3 in Norfolk, Virginia ran a story on the three day cruise-in Beach Music festival on the oceanfront in Virginia Beach, Virginia. Entertainment for the weekend included: The Swingin’ Medallions on Friday May 20, 2022, Main Event Band, The Tams, Chairmen of the Board and the car show on Saturday, May 21, 2022 and Bill Deal's Original Rhondels along with the Embers featuring Craig Woolard on Sunday, May 22, 2022. We were fortunate enough to be there on Friday and we must say the Swingin' Medallions put on a great show! Below is the video from WTKR and for the full story you can visit their website.
Sunday, May 22 2022
Be sure you remember the new deadlines to be eligible to nominate and/or vote this year for your favorites within the Beach Music industry. Below you will find the dates along with the membership guidelines to help you determine which level you should join. You can print a paper application but you can also join electronically by visiting the Carolina Beach Music Academy Official Website and click "Join CBMA Today". Please note: "No one person may hold multiple memberships levels in the same year"
June 1, 2022 - Deadline to be eligible to nominate - DON'T DELAY!
- ASSOCIATE MEMBER - LEVEL 2
Thursday, May 05 2022
Timmy Ray's 15th Annual Oyster Roast is coming up later this year on November 26, 2022 in N. Myrtle Beach. They have a great lineup which includes; Cat5, Jim Quick and Coastline and Southside Saints. (Bands are subject to change without notice)
Some of the raffle items for the 2022 event were announced April 28, 2022 on their Facebook page. Raffle tickets will be available for purchase on May 7, 2022 at the 5th Annual Ocean Drive Beach Music Festival. Raffle items include;
So far the raffle items total over $15,000.00!
If you'd like to purchase admission tickets, if you'd like to donate or to learn more, visit their website for full details. TR's Cancer Fighters is an IRS 501(c)(3) charitable organization and a South Carolina Public Charity ID P35796
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.
Sunday, July 25 2021
Did you receive your ballot email from the Carolina Beach Music Academy? If you didn't receive it, be sure to contact Bo Gilbert by email or by calling: 843-280-9000 and let him know. The deadline to submit your nominations is August 13, 2021.
**Please note at the bottom of this page the venues, people and/or entities listed below that are not longer eligible to be nominated"
Below you will find the categories available for the 2021 Carolina Beach Music Awards along with their descriptions!
- Producer of the Year
- Michael Branch Award
- Song Writer of the Year
- Female Vocalist of the Year
- Male Vocalist of the Year
- Entertainer of the Year
- Song of the Year
- Group of the Year
- Rising Star Award
- Smoothie - Ballad
- Collaboration of the Year
- Group Album of the Year
- Solo Album of the Year
- Compilation Album of the Year
- National Dance Song
- Live Production Award
- Instrumentalist of the Year
- Music Video of the Year
- Event of the Year
- Shag Club Event of the Year
- Concert Series of the Year
- Club/Mobile DJ of the Year (Richard Nixon Award)
- Club of the Year (Bill Griffin Award)
- LIVE Music Venue of the Year (Cecil Corbett Award)
- Radio Station
- Radio DJ (Ted Bell Award)
- Syndicated Radio Show of the Year
- Radio Show of the Year (Steve Hardy Award)
- Internet Radio "Show"
- Internet Radio "Station"
- Internet Radio DJ
**The following people venues or entities are NOT ELIGIBLE for nomination due to withdrawing their names or because of a Hall of Fame induction.**
AM Radio DJ
FM Radio DJ
FM Radio Station
AM Radio Station
Event of the Year
Internet Radio DJ
Internet Radio Show
Syndicated Radio Show
Tuesday, July 13 2021
if you were planning to join the Carolina Beach Music Academy and you'd like the opportunity to nominate your favorites in the various categories, time is running out. Thursday, July 15, 2021 is the final day to join in order to be eligible to nominate for the 2021 Carolina Beach Music Awards. You can join online by visiting the CBMA website and we also have links setup on the CBMA page here on our website.
Let's make 2021 one to remember and invite your friends to join. Introduce them to the various events throughout the industry and of course the one and only Cammy Weekend in November. Last year was tough for so many within our industry so let's bring everything together for 2021 and have the largest membership to date. We look forward to seeing everyone soon and we thank you for supporting Beach Music and the Carolina Beach Music Academy.
Friday, April 23 2021
We'll be streaming the show LIVE right here on Flip Flop Live!
Today (Friday, April 23, 2021) join DJ Mike Worley and Peter Carpenter at 12:00 Noon as they announce the 2021 Carolina Beach Music Hall of Fame Inductees LIVE on 94.9 The Surf. Tune in and be the first to hear! These individuals will be inducted Friday November 12th at 6pm in the Ocean Drive Beach & Golf Resort Ballroom. Also support your favorite bands, artists, DJ's, shag clubs, venues and the entire industry by joining the academy today! The biggest Beach Music party of the year is coming November 11th - 14th in N. Myrtle Beach, South Carolina for the 27th Annual Carolina Beach Music Awards.
You can listen to the broadcast live on the Surf's website and we'll also have it available for you here on our homepage. If you're unable to listen live, we'll be sure to post the inductees afterwards here and on our mobile app.
Tuesday, April 06 2021
On April 6, 2021 big news for shaggers and Beach Music fans came in the form of a Facebook post from Lulu Quick-Rigsby. The post read: "BIG ANNOUNCEMENT ...As I’ve been saying the minute I find out the SAVE THE DATE...you would be the first to know. Get those calendars out and dust off your shoes...The House The Fat Man Built will open the doors on Thursday, April 22nd at 4pm. I’m so excited, I’m shaking in my shoes"
At the time of this article, the post on the Fat Harold's Facebook page had been shared 285 times and followers of the page were commenting in celebration of the announcement. The club closed it's doors on March 18, 2020 by orders of the Governor of South Carolina due to the COVID-19 pandemic and we're so happy to see they're going to be able to re-open the doors in just a couple of weeks. Be sure to head over to their Facebook page and follow them for club updates.