Top O’ the morning to ya!
The 40th annual St. Pat’s is coming back to Five Points on March 19 — after two years of delay due to COVID-19 safety concerns. With ~45,000 in attendance, it’s the biggest event of the year for the Five Points village.
We’re here to share the lineup of musicians — but you’re in luck — because we are also giving you a sneak peek into who’s going to be shamrockin’ the anticipated weekend.
🍀 Green + Harden Stage
- Blues Traveler | Co-headliner | Best known for their mid-90’s top 40 singles “Run-Around” + “Hook” — you can expect a mosh posh of blues, folk, soul, and southern rock.
- Big Something | Rock, punk, pop, funk, and a little bit of everything, this alternative rock band is from Burlington, NC.
- Villa*Nova | From Columbia, this band brings elements of funky pop + rock into a hypnotic hybrid. Check out their latest single, Vipers they released last year.
- George Fetner and the Strays | This Cola-native, nine-person band is known to be fun while playing soulful, southern rock with a twist of rhythm + blues.
- The Stews | Rock band from Auburn, AL, The Stews just released their 2022 tour dates. So, if you can’t make it in March, catch’em on the road.
🍀 Harden + Blossom Stage
- Surfaces | Co-headliner | Come March 19, you’ll be feeling good, like you should. Come on, with over 7,000,000 streams, we know you know this one.
- The Nude Party | This six-member band from NC is coming with a glam-boogie rock sound.
- The 502s | And we quote, “undeniable rays of Florida sunshine, spreading joy one rambunctious folk song at a time.”
- The Lottery Winners | Expect British accents + indie-popish sounds.
- Stranger Company | From Columbia, this rock n’ roll, electric bluegrass core band specializes in improvisation.
🍀 Saluda + Devine Stage
- Lainey Wilson | This singer-songwriter + country singer from Louisiana describes her music as bell-bottom country — country with a flare.
- Corey Smith | From Jackson County, GA, this singer-songwriter guitarist is no stranger to the Southeast region.
- The Vegabonds | This band met while attending Auburn University and are described as gritty, twangy, southern rockers.
- Yesterday’s Wine | This country duo has performed with Kid Rock, Alabama, and Mumford and Sons. They also double as singer-songwriters who wrote for Zac Brown Band + Luke Combs.
- Ashley Wright and the Vance Gap Ramblers | Husband + wife duo based out of Columbia, this group is considered folk + performs around town.
🍀 Home Team BBQ Stage
- Sourwood Honey | An old-time, folky string band that plays banjo ballads and blues.
- Jake Duby | Originally from Lexington, KY, This DJ + producer plays mashups of EDM. He’s played festivals like Lollapalooza + EDC Orlando.
- The Ramblers | Jam out to some southern rock n’ roll.
- Danielle Howle and the Tantrums | This SC folk artist, poet, and storyteller recently worked with Mark Bryan, of Hootie and the Blowfish for her recent release “Something Better Now.”
- The Soul Mites | No strangers to Five Points in the ’90s, this funk, rock and soul band returns to the stage for the first time since their 2018 25th anniversary show.
- Little Bird | Charleston-based rock band, Little Bird meshes blues and pop into dreamy music landscapes.
🍀 Fountain Stage
- DJ Prince Ice | Local radio DJ with WWDM (The Big DM), this voice might sound familiar to you after 30 years on the Soda City airwaves.
- Fatrat Da Czar | Cola-based hip-hop artist whose name is synonymous with the genre throughout South Carolina.
We know sometimes it’s easier to recognize songs before you recognize the musician, so we put together a teaser playlist to wet your whistle so you lads and lassies can sing along when your favorite artists perform. Already sold on this pot of gold? Snag your tickets here.