Four-day Rocktoberfest playing in Awendaw (updated)

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Update October 10:

The festival continues, and The Charleston City Paper was there for the first day. They've reported back with a write-up and imagery.

Preview also has more in-depth information on who's playing and what the show is all about.

First reporting:

The second annual Rocktoberfest is coming to three stages at the Sewee Outpost this Friday to Monday (October 9-12).

Read more stories on this subject in our music topic page.Folks like Cary Ann Hearst, The Fire Apes, Leslie, and more will be there ... in all more than 80 local and regional bands will be there from the start at 3 p.m. on Friday to the close at 10 p.m. on October 12.

You can get all kinds of details (like who's playing when) over at their Web site.

Tickets are $40 for a weekend pass ($25 students), day passes are $15 ($10 students). Also, you'll get in free if you donate a "quality" used instrument. -- You can buy tickets at Etix or at 52.5 or Sewee Outpost.

Here's a map to the spot off U.S. 17. Don't forget to bring a chair.

Update October 9: The Charleston City Paper has added a more narrative orientation to the festival; read it here.