This is the first installment of a new feature we're calling "Beach Buzz" which compiles ten of the most interesting, informative and absurd social media updates we've found from the Myrtle Beach Music community online recently. Check out what folks are saying below and if you see an update you'd like to share, send it to us via Facebook, @ListenUPMB on Twitter or drop us a line at email@example.com:
1. Jeremy Anderson: Bandana fan. Iguana lover.
Follow TreehouseTheBand on Instagram.
2. Farewell...for now
Acoustic Johnny (John Hazebrouck): "Due to other commitments, the V.F.W. Sunday Jam will conclude on Sunday Apr. 29. It has been a lot of fun, and I thank all the musicians who have performed and the fans who have attended. We will resume the Jam after Labor Day. We will have a grand finale party on Apr. 29. I hope you can attend!" — Apr. 9
Acoustic Johnny on Facebook.
3. Yo, hit me on Myspace dog
WHIT (aka Greg Whittington): "If you don't like someone and don't want to give them your number... Just tell them to hit you on your Myspace. lol" — April 10
Check out WHIT on Facebook.
4. Jam-packed benefit lineup
Soundtherapy: "J-Boogie Memorial Benefit" Band Line-Up
Lost In The Middle 3:30 - 4:00
Rabble N’ Rabellion 4:20 - 4:50
Jah Harvest 5:10 - 5:40
Circles In Autumn 6:00 - 6:30
JC Penny 6:40 - 7:00
Exklusive Musik 7:10 - 7:30
DJ QP & Shamrock 7:40 - 8:00
The Izm 8:10 - 8:40
Rule #9 9:00 - 9:30
Bitterseed 9:50 - 10:20
Soundtherapy 10:40 - 11:20
Strike-O-Matics 11:30 - 12:15
Psych Ward 12:35 - 1:45 — April 11
For full details on the April 28 benefit at SBB Four Corners see the promo video on YouTube.
Myrtle Beach Zombie Walk shared a link: Becoming Zombiefied
"Becoming Zombiefied guide will help first timers know what to expect and discover choices on how they will be Zombified." — April 11
Check out more details on the Myrtle Beach Zombie Walk on Facebook.
6. WE ARE METAL!
101.9 Fox FM- The Internet's Rock Station: "To Be Honest with all of you... If you are watching the [Revolver Golden Gods Awards] live... We do not censor our music. The REAL GODS of Metal are the Unsigned, Underground, Uncensored Bands out there that gets OVERLOOKED by the bigger guys. WE, Stand For YOU, You have a voice ... You speak LOUDER than any of those douches at Revolver Mag... WE...ARE...METAL... WE...ARE...ROCK... We stand with you all. That's what makes us special is YOU. ~Lace" — April 12
Check out locally-based internet radio station 101.9 Fox FM on Facebook.
7. New lyrics or word to live by?
Jayna Doyle (Death of Paris): "Stop running around in circles and start chasing after your heart." — April 11
Follow @JaynaDoyle on Twitter.
8. Gotta love them wet Tees!
N.E. Double F (Neff Barerra): "Club Touch (2001 Nightclub) has a crazy Ratio (Females 4:1 Males) for New York's Biggest Apples Wet T-Shirt Contest. Gotta Love Wet Tees!" — April 11
Follow @Neffworking on Twitter.
9. Hollerin' for Hootie
Check out Steve Pethel's blog on Tumblr.
10. Gee, thanks Lee...
Follow @LeeSatterfield on Twitter.
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