West Ashley venue Fiery Ron's Home Team BBQ (1205 Ashley River Road) recently announced a big hootenanny for Sun. May 3. The "First Annual Allstar Americana Jam and Crawfish Boil" is set to carry on from noon-10 p.m.
Musical acts on the roster included Savannah/Athens Americana act Stewart & Winfield, local singer/songwriter Lindsay Holler, bassist/guitarist Jonathan Gray (formerly of Jump), local strummers Reid Stone and Patrick McClary (of Oxford, Miss.-based Daybreakdown), singer/guitarist Michael Trent (of the Films, Shovels and Rope), and Jim Marshall (of Junkyard Angel) with support from David Nickel (of Bloodkin) and Jack Burg ("Metal Monday") . Tickets are $12 at the door.
"Continuing the tradition of our Blues Bash Allstar Jam, the 'Allstar Americana Jam' will feature some of Charleston 's finest country/rock talent as well as the return of Athens, Georgia's Stewart & Winfield," says booking guy and audio engineer Tony McKie. "With crawfish season is at it's height and the weather warming to summer standards, there is no better time to showcase these artists. Expect many special guests invited by those on the playbill."