Local artists, designers and musicians take over the Old City Jail for JailBreak 5
JailBreak 5 will take place on Saturday, April 27 at the Old City Jail from 4 to 11 p.m. The fifth installment of this local arts festival will feature painters, musicians, dancers, comedians, sculptors and fashion designers performing and showcasing their art. JailBreak 5 will spread throughout the jailhouse, courtyard and city block.
The jailhouse will be lined with masterpieces by new and veteran artists, comedians and a variety of dance performances. Outside the jailhouse, in the courtyard, the Charleston Dance Alliance delivers spellbinding performances while artisans demonstrate their work in the redefined Artisans’ Market. Also outside local talent will take the stage for hypnotizing performances. Artists and vendors will be selling their work and there will be food from local food trucks and craft beer available for sale. New to the festival this year are showcases from local fashion designers.
The Old City Jail is located at 21 Magazine Street in downtown Charleston. Tickets are available now at JailBreakCharleston.com or can be purchased the day-of the event.
The musical lineup, presented by Ear for Music includes:
5-6 p.m.: Brave Baby
6:30-7:30 p.m.: The Luke Cunningham Band
8-9:30 p.m.: The Royal Tinfoil
10-11 p.m.: Steven Fiore
The comedian lineup, presented by Big Gun Burger Shop includes:
5:45 p.m.: Andy Rider
6:15 p.m.: Jason Groce
6:45 p.m.: Sam Jackel
7:15 p.m.: Vince Fabra
8 p.m.: Myles Armstrong Hutto
8:45 p.m.: Dusty Slay
The show is presented by Entropy Arts and Ear for Music. Tickets for the event are $15 in advance, $20 the day-of or $15 with a student ID. A “JAILBIRD’ special is running throughout the month of March, purchase your tickets online for just $10 by typing in the promo code: JAILBREAK. For more information or to purchase your tickets please go to JailBreakCharleston.com. To view the promo video, please go to: http://vimeo.com/60653017.