Swingin' Medallions to perform Friday at Jasper County Farmers Market

features@islandpacket.comMay 30, 2012 

The Swingin' Medallions return to the Jasper County Farmers Market in Ridgeland with a concert June 1.

Made famous by their No. 1 hit single, "Double Shot of My Baby's Love," the Swingin' Medallions are South Carolina-bred and they've been playing shows since the 1960s.

"Having the Swingin' Medallions back in Jasper County for the fourth straight year is really great," said Kendall Malphrus, executive director of the sponsoring Jasper County Chamber of Commerce. "Every year they have drawn enthusiastic crowds. They are terrific entertainers."

Bruce Springsteen, who has appeared on stage with the Swingin' Medallions, has called their "Double Shot" rendition "the greatest fraternity rock song of all time."

Concertgoers can expect to not only hear "Double Shot," but other top singles "Hey Hey Baby" and "She Drives Me Out of My Mind," plus favorites from their album like "Wooly Bully" and "Barefootin'.'"

Gates open at 7 p.m. and the concert starts at 8 p.m. Tickets are $20 at the gate, $15 in advance. tion of each ticket will be donated to the United Way of the Lowcountry. Food and beverages will be available for purchase at the concert. There will be drinking wrist bands available for $10 each for ages 21 and older.

Details: 843-726-8126, www.jaspercountychamber.com

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