Fountain Plaza at NC Music FactoryCharlotte, NC, United States
Southern Culture on the Skids at Friday LIVE!
Friday, April 27, 2012, 6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Fountain Plaza at NC Music Factory, 1000 NC Music Factory Blvd, Charlotte, NC 28206
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This is week #1 of the Coors Light Friday Concert Series at NC Music Factory! Tickets include admission to Bask, Butter, OSSO, The Saloon, Wet Willies, Small Bar, Halo, VGBG Beer Hall and Garden and Matties Diner. A portion of the proceeds from Friday Live! will benefit the Back To Life Foundation.
The series kicks off with Southern Culture on the Skids with special guests The Aqualads!
Long the bards of downward mobility, Southern Culture on the Skids have always embodied a sleazy, raucous, good-natured, good-time take on the culture of the South. Recently described by Dwight Yoakam (in Filter) as "really on the outside, like Dick Dale meets Hank Thompson," SCOTS have mixed high and low culture for decades, endlessly touring, serving up moonshine martinis and poultry picking for fans everywhere.
Since 1983, when they formed in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, SCOTS have played their unique hybrid of Americana, surf, R&B, rockabilly, and swamp pop (the band describes their sound as "toe sucking geek rock - kinda weird, but it feels good when you're doing it"), all the while driving fans into ecstatic, sweat-drenched paroxysms of joy. Assisted by his cohorts in chaos — drummer Dave Hartman and bassist/singer/heartbreaker Mary Huff — Miller and crew have been prolific and ubiquitous for over twenty years.
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All ages are welcome to enjoy the show in Fountain Plaza. Some of the venues are 21+ and require membership. Reservations are recommended at Bask and OSSO. Events are rain or shine.