Shrimp City Slim a.k.a. Gary Erwin is a keyboard player/singer/songwriter based in Charleston, SC. In 2012, he celebrated twenty-five years as a full-time professional musician. The Shrimp City Slim band has shared the stage with BB King, Bobby Blue Bland, Jimmy Rogers, Junior Wells, Koko Taylor, Johnny Winter, Buddy Guy, Little Milton, James Cotton, NRBQ, Atlanta Rhythm Section, Herbie Mann, Jesse Colin Young, Mick Taylor (of The Rolling Stones), Lee Oskar, more.
With Dizzy Gillespie, Drink Small, Houston Person, and others, Erwin is profiled in Dr. Benjamin Franklin’s “Jazz & Blues Musicians of South Carolina” (University of SC Press), as well as “Making Notes: Music of the Carolinas” (Novello Press) and “Blues” by Edoardo Fassio (Editori Laterza, Rome, Italy). If you love blues and blues-based original songs brimming with vitality, real commitment, and a sense of humor, welcome to the world of SHRIMP CITY SLIM.
For this Palmetto Bluff Concert Series final performance of the season, gates open at 5:00 p.m. Concert begins at 6:30 p.m.
$25 per car (load ’em up!) at the Gate. Proceeds benefit Bluffton Self Help.
Bring your own chairs. Food and beverage will be available for purchase. (Cash sales only.) Chef Brandon is cooking up gourmet popcorn, boiled peanuts, fried chicken, pulled pork sandwiches, and vendor style corn. If you’re carrying in your own picnic, please bring only hand-held coolers and/or bags.