Jail Break 2: An all encompassing arts festival at the Old City Jail (Updated)

Update November 15: The Charleston City Paper offers up photos and a report from the event.

Get it here.

— Update by Ken Hawkins.

First reporting: Entropy Arts and the American College of Building Arts are proud to present Jail Break 2 on Saturday, November 12th, from noon until 11 p.m.

An all encompassing arts festival established to provide an outlet for local artists to present their work, Jail Break 2 will be held at one of the most unique venues in downtown Charleston where the jail will be converted into a gallery, displaying works by local visual artists and students from the ACBA as well as music and dance instillations from Dancefx Charleston and Annex Dance Company. Additionally, interactive festivities such as live painting, arts and crafts, demonstrations of various building arts by ACBA students and artisan booths will be outside in the main yard of the former jail.

Musical performances: Artists are subject to change without notice.
The Hungry Monk Fiddlers- 12pm-12:45pm
The Hungry Monks- 1pm-2:30pm
The Brillers- 2:45pm-3:45pm
Corey Webb- 4pm- 5pm
Weigh Station- 5:15pm- 6:15pm
Elise Testone and The Freeloaders- 6:30pm- 7:45pm
Shovels & Rope- 8pm-9:30pm
Entropy Ensemble- 9:45-11pm

Food will be provided by Home Team BBQ and beverages from Ice Box Innovative Beverage Services will also be available throughout the festival.

Jail Break 2 is the perfect experience for all Charlestonians to admire Lowcountry talent, purchase artwork and talk with the artists directly while being really close to the stage for performances.

Ticket info for the event is posted below:

  • Advance: $12 or $15 at the gate
  • VIP: $50 includes Premium Open Bar All Day, Private VIP Section by Stage with Portajohn (Only 100 available)
  • Kids under 12: Free
  • On sale at http://www.showclix.com/event/JAILBREAK2

This is an all ages event. Artists are subject to change without notice.

For additional information, sponsorships, vendors, organizer or artist interviews, please contact Lorrie Dixson of Eskimo Advertising at lorrie@eskimoadvertising.com.