St. Pat’s in Five Points Announces Lineup for 42nd Event

St. Pat’s in Five Points, set for March 16 in Columbia, has unveiled its lineup for the 42nd event. This year’s celebration promises a diverse and dynamic musical experience, featuring more than 40 local, regional, and national acts. Here are some highlights:

Headlining Bands:

  1. Lawrence: An eight-piece soul-pop band infusing funk, R&B, and rock elements.
  2. The War and Treaty: A husband-and-wife duo blending blues, country, and rock.
  3. Futurebirds: An Athens-based band known for their energetic live performances and a fusion of indie rock, country, and psych-rock.
  4. Sister Hazel: A well-known band from Gainesville, Florida, spanning pop-rock and country genres.
  5. Conner Smith: A Nashville-based country singer-songwriter with a debut album set for release.

Additional Bands:

  • Paul Russell: Los Angeles-based rapper and singer known for the 2023 single “Lil Boo Thang.”
  • Little Stranger: An indie hip-hop duo based in Charleston, South Carolina.
  • The Original Wailers: A reggae group continuing the legacy of Bob Marley and the Wailers.
  • Spider Monkey: A Florida-based band with a “buzzsaw pop” sound.
  • The Collection: An indie/alt pop band from North Carolina.
  • Empire Strikes Brass: A brass funk rock band from Asheville, North Carolina.
  • Zach Top: A Nashville-based recording artist focusing on ’90s traditional country music.
  • Hotel Fiction: An Athens, Georgia duo creating whimsical and upbeat music.
  • Happy Landing: An Ole Miss student-formed band with a blend of indie, punk, bluegrass, and folk.
  • Jive Talk: A retro nerd-core, synth-rock band from Nashville, Tennessee.
  • Shelby Raye: A South Carolina-born-and-raised country music artist.
  • Brandy and the Butcher: A Columbia-based punk rock band.
  • DÅZR: A rock band from Clemson, South Carolina.
  • Homemade Haircuts: A dynamic indie rock quartet from Charleston, South Carolina.
  • Drew Dixon: A Nashville-based musician fusing Delta blues and Southern gothic.

Multiple venues in Five Points will host live performances from these bands, ensuring a vibrant and diverse musical experience.

The festival will also feature vendors, food trucks, artisans, and family-friendly attractions, including a 10K and 5K race, a parade, and the Pot O’Gold Playland for children. Tickets for the festival are available online.

St. Pat’s in Five Points has been a cornerstone celebration in the Columbia community for over four decades, attracting attendees from various locations and contributing significantly to the local economy. The festival also enables the Five Points Association to give back to the community, with approximately $1.2 million donated to local charities to date.

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