Charleston And Lowcountry

Feature Events  |  For Month of:  December  2017

Bill Gaither and The Gaither Christmas Homecoming at North Charleston Coliseum

Category / Venue: North Charleston Coliseum
Date and Time: 1 Dec 2017 7:00 PM

Multi-Grammy Award winning recording artist, Bill Gaither will present the Gaither Christmas Homecoming music spectacular at the North Charleston Coliseum in North Charleston, SC, on Friday, December 1, 2017. The legendary recording artist will present an exciting celebration, filled with the very best in Christian music, including Gaither’s own multi-award winning group, The Gaither Vocal.


Kansas at North Charleston Performing Arts Center

Category / Venue: North Charleston Coliseum
Date and Time: 1 Dec 2017 7:00 PM

With a legendary career spanning more than four decades, KANSAS has firmly established itself as one of America’s iconic classic rock bands. This "garage band" from Topeka released their debut album in 1974 after being discovered by Wally Gold, who worked for Don Kirshner, and have gone on to sell more than 30 million albums worldwide.


Charlotte Ballets Nutcracker at Charleston Gailard Center

Category / Venue: Charleston Gailard Center
Date and Time: 2 Dec 2017 2:00 PM

Two Performances: Sat Dec 2nd at 2:00 PM | Sat Dec 2nd at 7:00 PM

Celebrate the magical sights and sounds of the holidays at Charlotte Ballet’s Nutcracker! Join us on a holiday voyage complete with choreography by Jean-Pierre Bonnefoux, live music, and the professional dancers of Charlotte Ballet joined by student dancers from the Charleston community. This treasured holiday tradition was made even more magical in 2016, when it premiered with all new sets and costumes. Whether it’s a treasured family tradition or you’re experiencing it for the first time, Nutcracker promises magical holiday memories for years to come!


Holiday Swing: A Charleston Jazz Tradition at Charleston Music Hall

Category / Venue: Charleston Music Hall
Date and Time: 2 Dec 2017 5:00 PM

Two Performances: Sat Dec 2nd at 5:00 PM | Sat Dec 2nd at 8:00 PM

Your Charleston Jazz Orchestra (CJO) presents Holiday Swing: A Charleston Jazz Tradition. Maestro Charlton Singleton and our 18-piece big band will swing you into the holiday spirit with popular hits from from Season Nine plus big band arrangements of holiday favorites like Baby It’s Cold Outside, Christmas Song, All I Want for Christmas is You. Add jazz to your holiday cheer with this popular Charleston tradition!


Robert Earl Keen

Category / Venue: North Charleston Coliseum
Date and Time: 2 Dec 2017 8:00 PM

Robert Earl Keen began performing in 1981 and since then has paved the way for a generation of songwriters and performers who make a living on the road. But what separates the Americana music pioneer from other songwriters is that he matches this lyrical literature with irresistible melodies, resulting in music that attracts thinkers and dancers alike.


THE CHARLESTON CHRISTMAS SPECIAL at Charleston Music Hall

Category / Venue: Charleston Music Hall
Date and Time: 8 Dec 2017 7:00 PM

All new for 2017! Producers Brad and Jennifer Moranz are bringing back audience favorites while creating entirely new musical performances and comedy sketches — all with a holiday theme. Running Dec. 8-23 at the Charleston Music Hall, The Charleston Christmas Special is the perfect way to get into the holiday spirit.

ADULTS: $40 (+ $1 for admission tax)

SENIORS (age 62 or older): $37 (+ $1 for admission tax)

MILITARY DISCOUNT: $37 (+ $1 for admission tax)

GROUPS OF 15 OR MORE: $34 (+ $1 for admission tax) This group rate is available at the Box Office ONLY. To purchase you can call 843-853-2252 or come to the Music Hall at 37 John St. Our Box Office is open Monday through Friday from 10AM to 3PM.

STUDENTS WITH ID (age 21 and under): $21 (+ $1 for admission tax)

KIDS 12 AND UNDER: $18 (+ $1 for admission tax)


Charleston Stage at Dock Street Theatre Presents: Junie B. In Jingle Bells, Batman Smells!

Category / Venue: Dock Street Theater
Date and Time: 9 Dec 2017 3:00 PM

Sat 9 December 3:00 PM | Sat 16 December 11:00 AM and 3:00 PM

A Delightful New and Fun-filled Story for the Holidays! First-grader Junie B. Jones is super-excited about the upcoming Holiday Sing-Along and Secret Santa gift exchange at her school. Too bad tattletale May keeps ruining all of Junie B.'s fun. So when Junie B. draws May's name for Secret Santa, she comes up with the perfect plan to teach her nemesis a lesson! But will the Christmas spirit of peace and goodwill interfere before she can give you-know-who what she deserves? A hilarious and endearing tale based on the best-selling book series by Barbara Park.
By Allison Gregory


Moscow Ballets Great Russian Nutcracker at North Charleston Performing Arts Center

Category / Venue: North Charleston Coliseum
Date and Time: 9 Dec 2017 3:00 PM

Two Shows: 3:00 PM | 7:00 PM

Moscow Ballet's Great Russian Nutcracker will be performing at the North Charleston Performing Arts Center.
Saturday December 9th, 2017
First Show: 3:00 PM | Second Show: 7:00 PM
Doors open one hour prior to showtime.
Parking is $10.00, cash only.


Brain Candy Live at North Charleston Performing Arts Center

Category / Venue: North Charleston Coliseum
Date and Time: 10 Dec 2017 7:00 PM

Adam Savage and Michael Stevens have joined forces to bring this one of a kind interactive, hands-on, minds-on theatrical experience to cities across the US. They’re master explainers, bringing along their crazy toys, incredible tools and mind-blowing demonstrations for a celebration of curiosity that literally has audiences shouting "more" after their favorites. Audiences are engaged and enthusiastic test subjects and participants as they spend two hours laughing, learning and exploring during a theatrical experience like no other.


Annie at Footlight Players

Category / Venue: Foot Light Players
Date and Time: 10 Dec 2017 8:00 PM

Start Date: 01 December | End Date: 17 December

This musical has become a worldwide phenomenon and the winner of seven Tony Awards. With equal measures of pluck and positivity, little orphan Annie charms everyone’s hearts despite a next-to-nothing start in 1930s New York City. She is determined to find the parents who abandoned her years ago on the doorstep of a New York City orphanage that is run by the cruel, embittered Miss Hannigan. With the help of the other girls in the orphanage, Annie escapes to the wondrous world of NYC. “Annie” is the perfect family friendly musical for the holiday season.

Performances: 8 p.m. Dec. 1 | 8 p.m. Dec. 2 | 3 p.m. Dec. 3 | 8 p.m. Dec. 8 | 8 p.m. Dec. 9 | 3 p.m. Dec. 10 | 8 p.m. Dec. 14 | 8 p.m. Dec. 15 | 8 p.m. Dec. 16 | 3 p.m. Dec. 17


Christmas Collective Live - An Evening with Seacoast Worship at Charleston Music Hall

Category / Venue: Charleston Music Hall
Date and Time: 11 Dec 2017 7:00 PM

If you’re already thinking about the Christmas season, anxiously awaiting the music, lights, and Christmas parties we have an incredible event you won’t want to miss. Join us for Christmas Collective LIVE, as Seacoast Worship (Seacoast Church) will be performing songs from their last two Christmas Collective albums (goo.gl/m3WhJz), featuring songs like Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas, The Christmas Song, What Child Is This?, Joy To The World, Adore (title Track from Chris Tomlin’s 2016 Christmas album), and many more! Special guests, Robert Williams and Friends will kick off the evening with some jazz renditions of everyone’s favorite Christmas songs including a show-stopping version of Go Tell It On The Mountain.


Die Hard at Charleston Music Hall

Category / Venue: Charleston Music Hall
Date and Time: 12 Dec 2017 6:30 PM

John McClane, officer of the NYPD, tries to save his wife Holly Gennaro and several others that were taken hostage by German terrorist Hans Gruber during a Christmas party at the Nakatomi Plaza in Los Angeles.
Live Christmas Rock Band: Silver Bells Starts at 6:00PM | Dinner & Show option available for an additional $32 | Call for reservations after purchasing Dinner & Show option | Dinner at Vincent Chicco's - (843) 203-3002 | Dinner at Virginia's on King - (843) 735-5800
CLICK HERE for Details and Menu Options | Tickets can also be purchased at Music Hall Box Office: 37 John Street (843) 853-2252 | Monday - Friday (10 am - 3 pm) Ticketfly Hotline: (877) 987-6487 | Everyday (10 am - 9 pm


D.L. Hughley & Friends Tour at North Charleston Performing Arts Center

Category / Venue: North Charleston Coliseum
Date and Time: 16 Dec 2017 8:00 PM

D.L. Hughley & Friends Tour
will be performing Saturday December 16th
at The North Charleston Performing Arts Center.
Doors open at 7:00 PM.
Parking is $10.00, cash only.


A Christmas Story, The Musical at North Charleston Performing Arts Center

Category / Venue: North Charleston Coliseum
Date and Time: 22 Dec 2017 7:30 PM

Four Shows: Friday December 22nd at 7:30 PM | Saturday December 23rd at 3:00 PM | Saturday December 23rd at 7:30 PM | Sunday December 24th at 1:00 PM

ACHRISTMAS STORY, THE MUSICAL chronicles young and bespectacled Ralphie Parker as he schemes his way toward the holiday gift of his dreams, an official Red Ryder® Carbine-Action 200-Shot Range Model Air Rifle (“You’ll shoot your eye out kid!”). An infamous leg lamp, outrageous pink bunny pajamas, a maniacal department store Santa, and a triple-dog-dare to lick a freezing flagpole are just a few of the distractions that stand between Ralphie and his Christmas wish. Chock-full of delightful songs and splashy production numbers, A CHRISTMAS STORY, THE MUSICAL has proudly taken its place as a perennial holiday classic for the whole family.