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Champion Surfer and Accomplished Musician Rob Machado Announces US Concert Dates

Champion Surfer and Accomplished Musician Rob Machado Announces US Concert Dates

MELALI: THE DRIFTER SESSIONS SURF FILM TOUR & MUSICAL PERFORMANCE BY MACHADO’S MELALI SESSIONS BAND (Cardiff by the Sea, CA) Champion surfer Rob Machado announces a spring run of US tour dates in support of his film Melali: The Drifter Sessions. Rob Machado and his band Melali Sessions Band will kick off their tour on April 5th at the Belly Up in Solana Beach followed by a west and east coast run of shows including Slim’s (San Francisco) on April 12th, the historic Troubadour  (Los Angeles) on April 14th, and a special performance at National Geographic in DC as part of their Music in Film programming.  Complete list of tour dates below. A throwback to the rootsy surf films of […]

Preliminary 2010 Data Indicates Conversion Growth Of Repeat And New Visitors To The Myrtle Beach Area

Preliminary 2010 Data Indicates Conversion Growth Of Repeat And New Visitors To The Myrtle Beach Area

Final study to be released by Equations Research in coming weeks MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. – Preliminary results compiled by independent research firm Equations Research indicates an increase in new visitors to the area and forecasts a significantly higher return on investment than the $77 to $1 statistic reported in 2009. While the data will not be formally released for several weeks, preliminary results of the study show that conversion rates outpaced last years in terms of both repeat and new visitors. Conversion rates reference the number of people who have inquired about visiting the area who then actually visit the Grand Strand. “All the key performance indicators we track are strong.  Conversion rates among people considering the Myrtle Beach area […]

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Local leads an All-Star field into Golden Hills

Local leads an All-Star field into Golden Hills

Ted Potter Riding Hot Streak into Ocala Myrtle Beach, S.C. – March 8, 2011 – After picking up back-to-back wins in the NGA/Hooters Tour Bridgestone Winter Series, Ted Potter, of Ocala, Fla., said he had a lot of confidence going into the regular season. Everyone else got to see his self-assurance firsthand last week, when  Potter decimated a talent-laden field of golfers in the Killearn Country Club Classic by seven strokes. This week, the NGA/Hooters Tour Professional Series moves to Golden Hills Golf and Turf Club in Ocala, Fla., for the Harley-Davidson of Ocala Classic presented by the Ocala/Marion County Sports Commission. And players shouldn’t expect a reprieve from Potter, considering Golden Hills is basically his home course. “I’m playing […]

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Cougars Head To SOCON Tournament Looking To Make Title Run

Cougars Head To SOCON Tournament Looking To Make Title Run

 #1S COLLEGE OF CHARLESTON (22-9) vs. #4N ELON (13-16) or #5S THE CITADEL (10-21) Game #32 2011 SoCon Men’s Basketball Tournament Quarterfinals March 5, 2011 • 9:30 p.m. (ET) McKenzie Arena (10,928)at Chattanooga, Tenn.   Television: None Radio: Cougar Sports Network (ESPN Radio 910 AM) Series History: CofC Leads 9-4 vs. Elon CofC Leads 47-39 vs. The Citadel Last Meeting: CofC def. Elon, 85-67, on Feb. 9, 2011 in Elon, N.C. CofC def. The Citadel, 85-63, on Feb. 17, 2011 in Charleston, S.C. Internet: Pay-Per-View Live Video on SoCon.TV and Free Live Statistics at www.SoConSports.com   THE COACHES College of Charleston: Bobby Cremins Fifth Year at CofC: 109-58 (.653) 30th Year Overall: 563-365 (.607) Elon: Matt Matheny Second Year at […]

Paranormal Conference Planned At Haunted Myrtle Beach Bistro

Paranormal Conference Planned At Haunted Myrtle Beach Bistro

Brentwood Wine Bistro Welcomes Spirits and Ghost Hunters Myrtle Beach, SC – On Saturday, April 30th, MonsterVisionTV is bringing a one of a kind paranormal event to the Grand Strand.  The first of its kind to this area, the event will showcase some of the most compelling minds in Paranormal Research.  The conference will take place at the Brentwood Wine Bistro in Little River, South Carolina.  Paranormal enthusiasts are excited to gather inside the century old building dubbed, “the most haunted location on the Grand Strand.” Paranormal Researchers have uncovered many haunting truths inside the Brentwood.  One of the most captivating photographs ever taken of an apparition was captured on the second floor of the building.  The photograph shows an […]

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Darius Rucker To Appear At House of Blues

Darius Rucker To Appear At House of Blues

Myrtle Beach, SC – Darius Rucker will be appearing at the House of Blues in Myrtle Beach on April 9.    Tickets on sale Saturday March 5th at 12noon at LiveNation.com, House of Blues box office, Ticketmaster or charge by phone 800-745-3000.   Advance Tickets are $37.50 (plus tax and service fee)   For more information go to www.livenation.com.

Visit Myrtle Beach Named Sponsor of Second Annual

Visit Myrtle Beach Named Sponsor of Second Annual

VisitMyrtleBeach.com NHRA Four-Wide Nationals at zMAX Dragway   Concord, NC – Standing in front of a 40-ton sand sculpture of an NHRA Top Fuel dragster, zMAX Dragway officials announced VisitMyrtleBeach.com as the new title sponsor of the second annual VisitMyrtleBeach.com NHRA Four-Wide Nationals, April 14-17 at zMAX Dragway. Myrtle Beach, S.C., popularly known as The Grand Strand, has been one of the South’s most popular tourism destinations for years and VisitMyrtleBeach.com will now attach its name to the most unique event in drag racing at the sport’s premier facility. The Four-Wide Nationals is the only event on the NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series calendar where competitors break from the traditional form of two-wide drag racing to race four wide […]

Visit Myrtle Beach Named Sponsor of Second Annual VisitMyrtleBeach.com NHRA Four-Wide Nationals at zMax Dragway

Visit Myrtle Beach Named Sponsor of Second Annual VisitMyrtleBeach.com NHRA Four-Wide Nationals at zMax Dragway

CONCORD, N.C. (Feb. 24, 2011) – Standing in front of a 40-ton sand sculpture of an NHRA Top Fuel dragster, zMAX Dragway officials announced VisitMyrtleBeach.com as the new title sponsor of the second annual VisitMyrtleBeach.com NHRA Four-Wide Nationals, April 14-17 at zMAX Dragway. Myrtle Beach, S.C., popularly known as The Grand Strand, has been one of the South’s most popular tourism destinations for years and VisitMyrtleBeach.com will now attach its name to the most unique event in drag racing at the sport’s premier facility. The Four-Wide Nationals is the only event on the NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series calendar where competitors break from the traditional form of two-wide drag racing to race four wide with a 32,000 horsepower assault […]

NGA/Hooters Tour: Killearn Country Club Classic, March 3-6, 2011

NGA/Hooters Tour: Killearn Country Club Classic, March 3-6, 2011

- Heavy Hitters Turn Out for Killearn Country Club Classic – - First full-field Event attracts talent galore – Myrtle Beach, S.C. – February 25, 2011 – While there are over 150 NGA/Hooters Tour alumni spread out around the globe this week competing in the WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship, the PGA Tour’s Mayakoba Golf Classic and the Nationwide Tour’s Panama Claro Championship, the group of NGA/Hooters Tour professionals entered for next week’s Killearn Country Club Classic in Tallahassee, Fla., could prove to be just as talented in the years to come. The first full-field of the event of the season will include a PGA Tour winner, several Nationwide Tour members, NGA/Hooters Tour stalwarts and a bevy of the best, up-and-coming […]

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Comedy Cabana Welcomes Howard Stern Joke Man

Comedy Cabana Welcomes Howard Stern Joke Man

Myrtle Beach, SC -This looks like one funny week at the Comedy Cabana in Myrtle Beach! This one is a not-to-miss! Friday- Saturday Feb. 25-26 Headliner: Basile Also appearing: Cooter Douglas Showtimes: 8:00pm & 10:15pm Admission: $15.00 ****** Special Event Jackie ” The Joke Man” Martling fm. the Howard Stern Show Thurs-Fri March 3-4 http://www.jokeland.com/ Headliner: Jackie “The Joke Man” Martling Also appearing: Cooter Douglas Showtimes: 8:00pm Admission: $22.00/ Advance $25.00/ Day of Show Saturday March 5 Headliner: Jackie “The Joke Man” Martling Also appearing: Cooter Douglas Showtimes: 8:00pm & 10:15pm Admission: $22.00/ Advance $25.00/ Day of Show Jackie the Joke Man Bio Radio personality, stand-up comedian, and comedy writer Jackie “The Joke Man” Martling was a long-time cast member […]

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