This is the second installment of a new feature called "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 firstname.lastname@example.org:
1. Knittin' & Drinkin'
Emily Schrag: "I'm probably the first person to ever leave yarn at a bar... Gotta stop crocheting/knitting at bars..." — April 13. Follow @eeschrag on Twitter for more about guitars, banjos, yarn and dropping a lot of "F" bombs.
2. May the force be with you
Shellie Rowell: "Don't hate me cause I'm beautiful, hate me because this is my boy toy — with Lance Waste at The Sound Hole." — April 17. To keep up with Shellie's always unpredictable antics, friend her on Facebook or check out The Sound Hole fan page.
3. So how do you really feel?
Myrtle Beach Jokes: "Anytime someone in Myrtle Beach gets the idea to start a music career EVERYONE is quick to remind them how bad they SUCK and that theyre gay." — April 11. Follow @MyrtleBeachJoke on Twitter for more sharp-witted local humor.
4. Her name in lights
5. Know the difference!
Merch Dude: "To all bands: There is a difference between marketing your band and your band becoming a telemarketer." — April 13. Follow @themerchdude for more tips on how not to look stupid selling merch or check out his blog at themerchdude.tumblr.com/.
6. Get it while it's free...
Stella by Starlight: "Big things planned. New releases. Live shows. Time to kick you in the face. The albums I have posted will only be free and available a little while longer." Follow MB native Nate Fowler (aka Stella By Starlight) on Facebook or download the music at http://www.pandapush.com/stellabystarlight/.
7. First kilts, now this?!?
Band On The Rum: "Mark your calendars now ! Aug 4th we'll be playing at Whispering Pines Nudist Resort from noon to 3pm for their annual Parrot Head Party. Just over the SC/NC border. Let's see how many "Rummies" love us enough to come to this gig. Should be fun!" — April 17 Keep up with all of Irish/Cover act Band on The Rum's most interesting gigs on Facebook.
8. People of Wal-Mart
Barry Boardwine : "So im walkin out of walmart and see this guy throw his f-ing drink bottle in the back of my truck. I walk up and say HEY WTF?? does this look like a trash truck to you dickhead??He says "kinda"...........??????.......now i have two broken fingers and an assault charge pending. THx alot asshole" — April 13. Friend Barry on Facebook or check out General B (New South Syndicate) on Reverbnation to hear his music.
9. Masquerade Party
Corey Holden: "Ready to get crazy tonight at SenorFrogs MyrtleBeach with DJ Lui Diamante and Taylor J. Burt." — April 13. Friend Corey on Facebook or see him perform live percussion alongside DJ Lui Dianmant at TJB's Remix Thursdays each week at Senor Frogs.
10. PBR TV
Power Born Rebellion: "For anyone that may have missed our silly interview on WMBF's Local Living. Enjoy! BTW, votes are moving up but so is our competitions. Please keep spreading the word! Thanks!" — April 18. Keep up with PBR's quest to advance in the Hard Rock Rising competition on Facebook.