Shannon Tanner to Kick Off 2009 Performance Schedule at Shelter Cove Harbour on Friday, April 17
HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. (March 13, 2009) - Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort is pleased to announce the performance schedule for music legend Shannon Tanner's 21st year at Shelter Cove Harbour on Hilton Head Island, S.C.
Tanner, a true Lowcountry favorite, will kick-off his beloved annual residency at the outdoor amphitheatre at Shelter Cove Harbour on Friday, April 17 and Saturday, April 18 with high-energy shows at 7 p.m.
From April 17 through May 31, this musical icon will perform one show nightly, Monday through Friday, at 7 p.m. From June 1 through September 4, he will offer two shows nightly, Monday through Friday, at 6:30 p.m. and 8 p.m.
"I'm proud to offer family-friendly entertainment on Hilton Head Island," said Tanner. "My performances deliver a lighthearted and often humorous array of songs and stories for children and adults. It's a real thrill to see kids come back, year after year. Eventually they grow up and bring their own children to my concerts, which is truly an honor."
One of the Lowcountry's most beloved musical artists, Tanner has delighted generations of fans with his fun-loving performances. Tanner's performances, which are free and open to the public, serve as a highlight of HarbourFest, a popular summerlong festival at Shelter Cove Harbour offering live music, special events, fireworks and more. All HarbourFest events are free and open to the public.
"Shannon Tanner has truly become a musical institution on Hilton Head Island," said Bret Martin, vice president of operations at Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort. "Every year, his lively performances at Shelter Cove Harbour delight visitors of all ages."
Tanner writes and performs a variety of well-known sing-alongs, original ballads and '60s standards. Wearing his trademark beanie, he often gives children the chance to share the stage at Shelter Cove Harbour.
A veteran of many family festivals and fairs around the country, Tanner has shared the stage with Amy Grant, the Beach Boys, America and many others. He also had the honor to perform private shows for notables VIP's like President Gerald R. Ford, Vice President Dan Quayle and music legend Henry Mancini.
This year, Tanner will once again hosts parents and children on his Wonderful Wacky Wizzle Cruise, which takes place every Thursday morning, from May 28 through September 3. The cruise will depart from Dock C at Shelter Cove Harbour at 9 a.m. and return at 11 a.m. Tanner will treat visitors to music and magic, dolphin sightings and event give the children a chance to drive the boat. This family-friend cruise will end with a special treasure hunt in the harbor. For more info contact Captain Mark at 843-785-4558.
For more information about Shannon Tanner or HarbourFest 2009, please call 800-827-3006 or visit http://www.palmettodunes.com/ online.
About Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort
A 2,000+ acre resort stretching from three miles of prime Atlantic Ocean beach to Shelter Cove Harbour's "sheltered" inlet adjoining the Intracoastal Waterway on Hilton Head Island, S.C., Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort is consistently recognized among the world's finest resorts. The resort features three world-class golf courses, an award-winning tennis center, plus an 11 mile inland salt-water lagoon system for kayaking and fishing. The resort also features a popular marina and Outfitters bike and adventure shop, along with one of the best beaches on the Eastern seaboard. Shelter Cove Harbour & Marina, one of the finest ports of call on the East Coast, is the largest deep-water marina on Hilton Head Island. Shelter Cove features an impressive line-up of unique apparel and gift shops, restaurants and art galleries in a one-of a kind Mediterranean setting. In addition, Shelter Cove is home to a full variety of charters, nature cruises, dolphin tours, sport crabbing and fishing. Shelter Cove is located mid-island on the western side of Hwy. 278 at the entrance to Palmetto Dunes Resort. For information about activities or reservations, please call 800-827-3006 or visit www.palmettodunes.com online.
About Greenwood Communities and Resorts
A recognized leader in the design, management and operation of fine resorts and communities across the Southeast, Greenwood Communities and Resorts excels at creating gracious, contemporary living environments that enrich the lives of owners and guests. Based in Greenwood, S.C., Greenwood Communities and Resorts proudly celebrates 30 years of developing properties which offer truly unique lifestyle opportunities. Each Greenwood property has been strategically designed to maximize the area's natural beauty while steadfastly incorporating the principles of intelligent, sustainable land planning. From the rural charm of Liberty Hill Farms in Camden, S.C. to the luxury beachfront resort setting at Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort on Hilton Head Island, Greenwood's properties are as unique as the residents who enjoy them. For more information, please call 843-785-1106 or visit www.greenwoodcr.com online.