Local musician, radio host, and fest organizer Gary “Shrimp City Slim” Erwin (top left) recently announced the updated lineup and schedule for Charleston’s 18th annual blues festival. The Southern Comfort Lowcountry Blues Bash, running from Fri. Feb. 8 through Sun. Feb. 17, will feature 48 blues, soul, and roots music acts in 23 local venues — including several last-minute additions in Summerville, North Chuck, and Awendaw.
For a free illustrated brochure, send a SASE to Blues Bash, P.O. Box 13525, Charleston, S.C. 29422. For details and ticket information, log on to the web site for a PDF file, or call Shrimp at (843) 762-9125.