Wednesday, August 13, 2014
Boone Hall Plantation in Mt. Pleasant has earned the reputation as “America’s Most Photographed Plantation” – a place NBC Daytime Television says is “a must see on any trip to Charleston.”
The plantation is one of the premier attractions in the South Carolina Lowcountry drawing hundreds of thousands of visitors annually from all over the world to take in over three centuries of history, beauty, and grace. Now, the reputation of being one of the most unique concert venues you will find anywhere can be added to this southern plantation’s distinguished resume.
Boone Hall Plantation has been a home for quality concerts for many years. The beautiful back lawn provides the perfect setting and a natural amphitheater where concert goers can relax and enjoy a spectacular evening of music under the stars.
Loretta Lynn, the “rule breakin’ record setting queen of country music” for over 50 years, continues to entertain audiences worldwide with her distinctive style that broke new ground and set new standards for the music industry.
On Friday Aug. 22, this one-and-only show business icon will be performing all her legendary songs in concert at Boone Hall Plantation.
It’s a good fit. Boone Hall is a southern icon, known for its history, beauty, and distinguished southern style, and those attributes could also be used to define in part Loretta Lynn’s life and legendary career. And she is still going strong, keeping some of the most original sounds of country music alive each time she takes the stage.
Here’s a special bonus for the concert goers on the day of the Loretta Lynn show. Complimentary admission to tour Boone Hall Plantation is included with the purchase of a concert ticket. Concert attendees are invited to come out any time on the day of the show, show your concert ticket at the admission gate and receive admission to the plantation for the day. Please note that there are certain times of the day when specific tours occur, so please check the schedule for the times of certain tours on the website at www.boonehallplantation.com. “Exploring the Gullah Culture” is a one-of-a-kind live presentation that is presented three times daily and is a visitor favorite. Visit the critically acclaimed Black History In America Exhibit on display in nine original slave cabins. Tour the the first floor of the plantation home. Take the plantation coach tour across the entire 738 acres of the property. Gates to the back lawn area where the concert is staged will open at 4 p.m.
Mt. Pleasant’s own Ronnie Johnson will kickoff the show with his band at 6 p.m as event goers will have the opportunity to socialize and get ready for an evening of great entertainment. Rising star Shelly Waters will perform at 7:15 p.m. And the one and only Loretta Lynn takes the stage at 8:30 p.m. Beer, wine, and delicious food options will be available for purchase. No coolers or pets allowed.
Advance Reserved Seating tickets are available for $58.50 and $48.50 each.
Reserved tables for eight are available for $350 each.
Advance General Admission tickets also are available for $35 each. Those purchasing GA tickets are encouraged to bring their own lawn chair or beach blanket and find your place on Boone Hall’s beautiful back lawn.
See complete event details and purchase advance tickets online at www.BooneHallPlantation.com.