Loretta Holloway will headline the 2013 Spring Water Festival!
The Spring Water Festival headliner on Saturday will be Loretta Holloway, a jazz/contemporary and R&B singer. Holloway is known as South Carolina’s “First Lady of Song.”
She has appeared in showrooms in Las Vegas and Atlantic City, opening for headliners including Bill Cosby, Jay Leno, Whoopi Goldberg and others.
Holloway was presented to Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip in a Royal Command Performance in Australia and has performed in China, Thailand, Egypt, Japan and Russia. Boxing fans have seen Holloway in major arenas singing the National Anthem prior to fights by champions Larry Holmes, Mike Tyson and Oscar De La Hoya.
Holloway has appeared on theatrical stages, TV and movies.
She starred in the New York off-Broadway production of “Mama I Want To Sing II,” and her movie credits include, Pure Country, with George Strait, and Elvis and Me. She also sang the sound track for the United Artist movie release of “Black Jack.” Holloway will star as herself in the upcoming movie “Clipped Wings, They Do Fly” written and produced by William Michael Barbee.
Holloway also appeared on local TV in the CW TV show, “The Bishop’s Wife.” She appeared on stage at the Spring Water Festival last year, performing as a guest singer with Mac Arnold.
The 2013 Spring Water Festival will include a variety of entertainment during the two day event which will be held Friday, Aug. 23 and Saturday, Aug. 24 in Williamston’s Mineral Spring Park.
Friday night will feature “Beach Music” with the Original Out-of-Towners Band.
Joey Werner and Tony Kennedy, two of the founding members of the group, continue to perform under the revised name. The band will provide nonstop, energetic Carolina beach and shag music as well as party music and oldies on the opening night of the Spring Water Festival.
Palmetto Amusements will return with festival favorites including the Loop-o-Plane, Spinner, Circus Crawl, Berry-Go-Round and Super Swing. Friday night will be Wrist-Band-Night with unlimited rides for one price.
Plans are coming together for the 32nd Annual Spring Water Festival held in Williamston’s Mineral Spring Park in August. The festival will again be a two day event, Friday, Aug. 23 and Saturday, Aug. 24.
A new T-Shirt design in two popular colors is now available at ERS Radio Shack in Williamston and will be available along with other festival souvenirs during the festival.
The festival will kick off at 6 p.m. on Friday evening with craft vendors, children’s rides, a variety of festival food and Beach Music with the Original Out of Towners Band.
Organizers of the AnMed Health Spring Water Run, to be held in conjunction with the 32nd annual Spring Water Festival are now accepting applications for the event. The run is sanctioned as an RRCA Grand Prix event and will include a 1 mile and 5K run on Saturday morning, Aug. 24.
The Williamston Spring Water Festival features antique and classic autos and trucks. A variety of awards are given out to participants. The auto show is being held at the Williamston Fire Dept. again this year as a part of the 32nd Annual Spring Water Festival.
More than 125 vehicles are expected. Antique autos, street rods, customs, trucks and other special vehicles will be displayed.
The show also features the town’s restored 1936 Chevrolet Fire Engine and the Williamston Fire Department offers rides on it!
To regisgter your ride, Contact Steve Ellison at 864-844-7101 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Spring Water Run 2013 Forms – Print or download the Spring Water Run 2013 forms and mail them in to pre-register. Additional information to be posted soon.
Friday, AUG. 23, 2013
6:00 PM – DJ Pat Patterson
7:00 PM – Original Out-of-Towners Band.
With Special Guest
SATURDAY, AUG. 24, 2013
Amphitheater Stage Schedule
10 a.m. – TBA
11 a.m. – Tom Fisch
12 noon – Royal Scotsmen Band
2:15 – Blue Sky Band
3:15 – Whitten City News – also known as Whitten
4:30 – Odyssey
6 p.m. Loretta Holloway – South Carolina’s First Lady of Song!
There will be an all day Gospel Showcase on Saturday . . .
Gospel Stage Schedule
10:20 – Craig Ledford
10:50 – Three Seeds
11:20 – Chosen Few
12:00 – John Rothrock
12:30 – Centurions
1:00 – Stand Alone
1:30 – Travis Malachi
2:00 – Hartstrings
2:40 – Echos of Mercy
3:00 – Living Truth
Childrens Stage Schedule
Children’s Stage entertainment will include:
10:00 – Chad Allen Fight Club
11:00 – K&M Dance House
12:00 – Tom Fisch
12:30 – Tiger Paw Martial Arts
1:00 – Button the Clown
1:30 – Jack’s Drum Shack
Please check back soon for additional information.