Guide to the Meeting Street Music Fest, Saturday, Sept. 16, in West Columbia – Added features, including the Gamecocks on big screen TVs
It’s a big event and there will be some added features to Saturday’s Meeting Street Music Fest.
The City of West Columbia’s first-ever Meeting Street Music Fest, on the 500 – 700 Blocks of Meeting Street, West Columbia on Saturday, Sept. 16, from 4 – 8 p.m.
This highly anticipated event will showcase an incredible lineup of multiple genres of music, including nationally and regionally renowned artists on multiple stages throughout the River District on Meeting and State Streets.
The City of West Columbia is sponsoring the celebration of music, featuring six bands, nine food trucks, and available beverages. The music fest is free, with free parking and a trolley service from several free parking spots.
There are also some other features that are being implemented for the Meeting Street Music Fest.
“We’ll have a cooling tent set up in the parking lot of Chayz Lounge 607 Meeting Street,” said Anna Huffman, City of West Columbia Public Relations Director.
In the cooling tent, there will be a 75-inch TVs, said Festival Volunteer Steve Cohen, who is managing the Sunset Stage, 500 Meeting St. at and Shuler Street. There will be another 75-inch TV ay Chayz Lounge.
“The South Carolina-Georgia game starts at 3:30, the festival begins at 4 p.m.,” he said. “With the TVs there, with the game on, you can check in on the Gamecocks while you enjoy the great music.”
Restroom trailers will also be on-site of the Meeting Street Music Fest.
Who is playing and where?
On the main stage, prepare to be captivated by the soulful sounds of The Reggie Sullivan Band, and Turnstiles – The Ultimate Tribute to the Music of Billy Joel.
Also, national R&B recording artist, Meli’sa Morgan, will be playing.
Renowned for her chart-topping hits that have dominated the Billboard charts, Meli’sa has consistently reached the pinnacle of success with multiple top 5 and top 10 songs. With an impressive repertoire of sold-out shows around the world, including London, UK, Manchester, and Amsterdam, Meli’sa Morgan has shared stages with music icons such as Patti Labelle and The Whispers. This extraordinary artist has graced the concert halls of Tokyo and Osaka, Japan, Venice, Italy, and many more venues.
Main Stage – Meeting and Lucas. 626 Meeting Street.
4 – 5 PM: The Reggie Sullivan Band: https://www.facebook.com/TheReggieSullivanBand/
5:15 – 6:15 PM: Turnstiles – The Ultimate Tribute to the Music of Billy Joel: https://thebillyjoeltribute.com/
6:30 – 8 PM: Meli’sa Morgan: http://www.melisamorgan1.com/
Performing Live with a 10 Piece Band and Special Guest Dancer Kartier Conway
Sunset Stage – Meeting and Shuler. 500 Meeting Street.
4:15 – 5:15 PM: E.Z. Shakes: https://www.facebook.com/ZACHSEIBERTMUSIC
5:30 – 6:30 PM: ChaVonne Campbell & TreSounds: https://www.facebook.com/TreSounds
6:40 – 8 PM: Civil Remedy: https://www.facebook.com/CivilRemedyMusic/
Savage Craft Ale Works Stage
7 – 10 PM: Knights of Flannel
This one-of-a-kind music festival promises to be an unparalleled experience that will leave attendees coming back year after year. Prepare for an evening of sensational performances, great company, cold drinks, and delicious bites.
Where should I park for FREE at the Meeting Street Music Fest on September 16?
TROLLEY PICK-UP AREAS:
301 9th Street, West Columbia, SC 29169
715 9th Street, West Columbia, SC 29169
200 N. 12th Street, West Columbia, SC 29169
Pick-up begins at 3:30 PM and will run until 10:30 PM. You must be at one of the trolley pick-up stations by 10:15 PM for final pick-up.
AFTER EVENT PICK UP AREAS:
Brookland UMC Church, 541 Meeting Street
Savage Craft Ale Works: 430 Center Street
HANDICAPPED ONLY PARKING:
Brookland UMC Church – 541 Meeting Street, West Columbia, SC 29169 (Enter lot directly across from 529 Center Street)
Capitol Square – 483 Sunset Blvd, West Columbia, SC 29169
Interactive Art Park – 425 Meeting Street, West Columbia, SC 29169 (Center Street entrance near Savage Craft Ale Works at 430 Center Street.)
Public Parking Garage – 310 Court Avenue, West Columbia, SC 29169
Carraway Park – 212 Hudson Street, West Columbia, SC 29169