SC beach celebration marks St. Patrick's Day

MYRTLE BEACH, SC - MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (AP) - A number of noted bands, including Cracker, Drivin' 'n' Cryin' and Mark Bryan from Hootie and the Blowfish will perform during a St. Patrick's Day concert on the South Carolina coast.

The free concert is being held Saturday afternoon and evening on Ocean Boulevard in Myrtle Beach.

The event features a beer garden, food vendors and a fireworks display, as well as entertainment for children including inflatables.

It's sponsored by the city's Oceanfront Merchant's Association and a portion of the proceeds benefit the Horry County Special Olympics.

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