Stay Here, Play Here: Things to do in Lexington County for the week of June 13

Posted 6/13/24

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Stay Here, Play Here: Things to do in Lexington County for the week of June 13


Friday – June 14

Nashville Nights: Bre Kennedy


Steel Hands Brewing (2350 Foreman St. in Cayce) continues their Nashville Nights concert series with a performance from rising country artist Bre Kennedy. The show kicks off with a local opener at 6 p.m., followed by Nashville Nights series host Michael Haney. Foster plays at around 9 p.m., and Steel Hands has Nashville Nights Iced Tea Ale on tap and a special menu with hot chicken sandwiches, fajitas and tacos. This show is free to attend. Visit for more information.


Interstellar Echoes (concert)


The Icehouse Amphitheater (107 W. Main St.) hosts the Atlanta, GA Pink Floyd tribute band Interstellar Echoes. In addition to playing classics like “Money,” “Run Like Hell,” “Wish You Were Here,” “Comfortably Numb” and many more, the band has a Floyd-style laser light show to go along with the music. Showtime is 6 p.m. and admission is $25. Visit for more information.


Backline (concert)


Bill’s Music Shop & Pickin’ Parlor (710 Meeting St. in West Columbia) presents their regular Friday night concert with the five-piece Spartanburg band Backline. The band plays a mix of classic hits and their own originals from 8 p.m. to 9 p.m. Admission is a $15 donation. Visit for more information.


JaVonne Jones (concert)


Chayz Lounge (607 Meeting St. in West Columbia) and electric violinist JaVonne Jones present “An Evening of Soulful Rhythms.” Jones plays hits and classics by Patti LaBelle, Tony! Toni! Toné!, Stevie Wonder, Boyz II Men, Isley Brothers, Tevin Campbell, Earth, Wind & Fire and more. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and showtime is 8 p.m. Admission is $35. Visit for more information.


Saturday – June 15

Reggaetronic: Lake Murray Music Festival (concert)


Get ready for a day of music, sun and fun at Lake Murray as the Reggaetronic Lake Murray Music Festival returns. Enjoy sets from Zach Deputy, Madds, Treehouse!, Bois Obscur, Of Good Nature and Lefty At The Washout. This event runs from 10:45 a.m. to 7:30 p.m., is accessible by boat only and proceeds are to benefit the Shriners Children’s Hospital. Visit for more information.


Colonial Forts Tour


12,000 Year History Park (1120 Fort Congaree Tr. in Cayce) hosts another Colonial Forts walking tour. Meet up at the Cayce Tennis Center and take a stroll through history. Walk to the site of Fort Congaree and hear its intriguing stories, and delve into the struggles of the Deerskin Economy, then travel forward in time to Fort Congaree and Fort Granby. The tour is about 2 hours long and begins at 11 a.m. This event is free to attend. Visit for more information.


Saxophone Colossus: Chris Potter (concert)


The Harbison Theatre at Midlands Technical College (7300 College Blvd.) presents nationally renowned jazz saxophonist Chris Potter. The Columbia native emerged on the scene as a sideman 30 years ago with Red Rodney, and he has gone on to play with everybody from Pat Metheny to Steely Dan. Potter’s impressive discography includes 18 albums as a leader, as well as sideman appearances on more than 100 albums. Showtime is 7:30 p.m. and tickets cost between $55-$65. Visit for more information.


Tuesday – June 18

Historically Speaking


The Lexington County Main Library (5440 Augusta Rd.) and the Lexington County Museum host another edition of the Historically Speaking lecture series. Each month, museum staff members discuss a different aspect of Lexington County history. This event is free to attend and starts at 6:30 p.m. Visit for more information.


Music Bingo


Hazelwood Brewing Company (711 E. Main St.) hosts their weekly Music Bingo night. The game is simple: Your card has 25 squares filled with song titles & artists. The host announces the music round & then starts to play the music. Your job is to listen carefully and cross the songs & artist off your card. Fill out 5 in a row  and that’s bingo. This event is free to attend and runs from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Visit for more information.


Wednesday – June 19

Juneteenth Celebration


Irmo Community Park (7507 Eastview Dr.) is the place to be for this year’s Juneteenth Celebration. Juneteenth, also known as Freedom Day or Emancipation Day, is a national holiday commemorating the end of slavery in the United States. It is a day of immense cultural significance for African Americans, and It’s a time to remember the struggles and resilience of their ancestors and celebrate their hard-won freedom. This event runs from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. and is free to attend. Visit for more information.


Thursday – June 20

Meeting Street Artisan Market

Interactive Arts Park (425 Meeting St. in West Columbia) hosts the Meeting Street Artisan Market. Support local vendors, interact with the unique sculptures throughout the park, and then head to State and Meeting Streets, and Court Avenue to continue shopping and dining. The market runs from 4 to 8 p.m. and is free to attend. Visit for more.


Across The County Line:


2024 Southeastern BBQ Showdown


The 2024 Southeastern BBQ Showdown returns to Segra Park (1640 Freed St.) starting on Friday, June 14. Friday night features a sizzling chicken wing competition and live music from the Band of Oz, and the main event on Saturday sees 25 elite BBQ teams from across the nation go head-to-head. A dazzling fireworks show serves as the Showdown finale on Saturday night. Tickets for Friday night are $37.50 and the event runs from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m. Visit for more information.


The Steve Miller Band (concert)


The Steve Miller Band brings decades of hits to the Township Auditorium (1703 Taylor St.) on Friday, June 14. Miller plays hits like “The Joker,” “Abracadabra,” “Take The Money & Run,” “Jet Airliner” and many more starting at 7:30 p.m. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and tickets cost between $69.75 and $179.74. Visit for more information.


Ridge Spring Farmer’s Market


Ridge Spring Plaza (100 Town Sq.) hosts the Ridge Spring Farmer’s Market on Saturday, June 15. Get local, fresh produce straight from our farmers and learn about where our food comes from. The farmer’s market runs from 7 a.m. to noon and is free to attend. Visit for more information.


Newberry Juneteenth Celebration


Downtown Newberry hosts the Newberry Juneteenth celebration on Saturday, June 15. Bring the family and learn about different aspects of African American culture. Learn a little history, share the stories, taste the food, hear the music, and see the talent of the Newberry community. This event is free to attend and runs from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Visit for more information.


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