Nestled in a 20,000-acre nature preserve between Hilton Head Island and Savannah, Montage Palmetto Bluff, in partnership with the town of Bluffton, SC, recently announced it will host the May River Music Festival, a weekend event dedicated to bringing singers and songwriters together along the banks of the Lowcountry’s May River. The inaugural festival debuts September 20th to 21st, 2019 with live performances on Friday and Saturday night.
The May River Music Festival lineup kicks off Friday, September 20th, Under the Stars at Moreland Village with Nashville’s Clare Bowen and Brandon Young taking the stage at 7 pm, followed by acclaimed singer-songwriter and Irish music legend Foy Vance at 8 pm. The festival continues on Saturday, September 21st, at the Village Green with performances by international soul artist Lele Rose at 7 pm and American singer-songwriter Ben Rector at 8 pm. Gates open at 6 pm on both nights, and will feature a variety of food and beverage options for festival-goers to enjoy.
In celebration of the inaugural May River Music Festival weekend, Montage Palmetto Bluff invites guests to stay overnight at the resort with special room rates available to ticket holders. In addition to enjoying festival performances on Friday and Saturday night, all registered resort guests and members can come a night early and receive access to a complimentary evening of live musical performances from 7 pm to 11 pm on Thursday, September 19th, at the River House.
Tickets for the May River Music Festival are available at www.mayrivermusicfestival.com. Friday night tickets are $68, Saturday night tickets are $78, and a Weekend Ticket for both evenings is $135. All tickets are general admission and subject to a convenience charge, with a percentage of the proceeds benefiting the Palmetto Bluff Conservancy. Attendees must be 21 years or older. Lawn chairs and blankets are encouraged, however, no umbrellas, tents or outside food and beverage will be allowed. Event is rain or shine.
Montage Palmetto Bluff boasts miles of trails lined with lush greenery and ancient oaks to walk, run and bike through; activities such as kayaking, canoeing or paddle boarding on pristine waterways through avian sanctuaries and amongst vast wildlife; and amenities including the May River Golf Club and Palmetto Bluff Shooting Club. It never fails to charm its guests with a bounty of natural, historical and cultural experiences indigenous to the South Carolina coast. Here, where the May River mingles with the Atlantic, guests enjoy active and relaxing pursuits amid a breathtaking waterfront, lush woodlands, Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Course, vibrant village, spa, restaurants, guest rooms, cottages and homes — all of which work hand-in-hand with Southern tradition and genuine hospitality.
For more information, call Montage Palmetto Bluff at 866-706-6565 or visit www.montagehotels.com/palmettobluff. Montage Palmetto Bluff is located at 477 Mount Pelia Road, Bluffton, SC.