WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH, NC – The Fourth Annual East Coast Shag Classic, featuring the year’s top beach music singers, musicians and entertainers, returns to Wrightsville Beach, January 29 – February 1, 2015.
Master-of-ceremonies is Joey Warren – ‘The Little Man of Beach Music’ – widely known by fans from live appearances and as morning personality on YourBeachMusic.com, CBMA’s Internet Station of the Year. “The East Coast Shag Classic is a must attend event for beach music fans … a wonderful and meaningful weekend,” says Warren.
January’s Shag Classic, a three-day charity event benefiting women with cancer and their families, showcases elite recipients of beach music’s recent CAMMY Awards, including Male Vocalist of the Year, Entertainer of the Year, Group of the Year, and Best Live Production Award.
The East Coast Shag Classic opens Thursday night, January 29, with CBMA’s Best Live Production Award winner, Band of Oz. On Friday, January 30, The Embers headline entertainment with Male Vocalist of the Year, Craig Woolard.
Saturday’s beach music marathon spans afternoon through late night hours with Entertainer of the Year Jim Quick and Coastline, Group of the Year The Entertainers, and Saturday’s Late Night Dance Party with DJs Joey Warren and Ken Jones.
“What a great way to have fun and raise money for a worthy cause,” said David Hicks, drummer for the Band of Oz, making their fourth appearance at the East Coast Shag Classic.
Festivities for 2015’s East Coast Shag Classic come to an inspiring close on Sunday with The Gospel Train, hosted by The Big Kahuna, of The Big Kahuna’s Beach Party and Sunday Morning Gospel Train.
“The East Coast Shag Classic is THEE [sic] event if you are a beach music and shag fan,” says Clay McCauley, a.k.a. The Big Kahuna. “Women of Hope does a great job helping people, it’s at the heart of what they do. I am very proud of my association with such great people and a super event. God Bless everyone involved.”
Proceeds from the 4th Annual East Coast Shag Classic fund the mission of Women of Hope, a nonprofit organization providing a wide-range of free services to improve the quality of life for female cancer patients and their families. See: Angie’s Story – Women Helping Women With Cancer.
The Holiday Inn Resort will host The 4th Annual East Coast Shag Classic.
Penny Millis, Chair
East Coast Shag Classic
Women of Hope
Robert B Butler | Public Relations and Communications