Thursday, August 15, 2013

The Avett Brothers to play November "Giveback" show in N. Charleston

Show will benefit several nonprofits

Posted by Corinne Boyer on Thu, Aug 15, 2013 at 4:46 PM

The Avett Brothers sure know how to put on one hell of a show, one that's packed with powerful harmonies, high-energy musicianship, and broken guitar strings. And fortunately for all their fans in the Holy City, the Avetts are returning to the North Charleston Coliseum on Thurs. Nov. 14.

Even better, proceeds from the concert will be donated to three nonprofit organizations including Big Brothers Big Sisters, Operation Homefront, and the Children's Hospital of South Carolina at MUSC, thanks to a partnership with Cheerwine. It's refreshing to see such a big band supporting nonprofits and championing volunteering.

If you've experienced an Avett Brothers concert, you know that it's hard to sit still, and if you haven't, you're missing out on a indie-bluegrass power trio that'll have you dancing in the aisles.

Since forming in 2001, the Avetts have received rave reviews from Rolling Stone and The New York Times, earned a No. 16 spot on Billboard's Top 200 chart, and have played cities around the globe. They also recorded the hipster-loving "I and Love and You," a track so ear-wormy that once it gets in your head, it's there all day.

Ticket prices are $33.50 to $45.50, but if you're short on cash, you can the watch the concert online by signing up for a community service project in your respective neighborhood. Cheerwine is also giving fans another opportunity to attend the concert for free. If you live in the Southeast, look for a specially designed can in Cheerwine 12-packs. If you find one of the six specially designed Cheerwine cans, you'll receive two tickets to the Nov. 14 show, $500 will be donated to the charity of your choice, and you'll get a one year stockpile of Cheerwine.

The Avett Brother's newest album, The Carpenter, is available now with a follow-up album expected to be released this fall. Tickets go on sale this Friday, August 16 at 10 a.m. For ticket info, visit or call (800) 745-3000. For volunteer info visit,

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