MYRTLE BEACH’S ICONIC ATTRACTION ‘THE BOWERY’ CELEBRATES 75TH ANNIVERSARY.
MYRTLE BEACH, SC — Serving as a landmark tourist attraction since 1944 and often touted as the 8th Wonder of the World, The Bowery in Myrtle Beach celebrated its 75th anniversary with an invite- only, semi-formal event on Saturday, February 23, 2019.
Located along the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk and just steps away from the Atlantic Ocean, The Bowery has welcomed millions since opening its doors and continues to feature the coldest beer, best burgers around and live entertainment seven days a week.
In 1973 legendary country super group Alabama relocated from Fort Payne, Alabama to Myrtle Beach, South Carolina to become the house band at The Bowery. Their stay at The Bowery is immortalized in the songs “Tar Top” and “Dancin’ Shaggin’ On The Boulevard”. “The Bowery gave us a great place, a great avenue to be a band and to be able to write and be able to create,” says Alabama band member Randy Owen. “The thing with Myrtle Beach and Alabama, it’s a unique thing because this is us.” While more than three decades have passed since Alabama served as The Bowery’s house band, their legacy is peppered all over the one-of-a-kind Myrtle Beach nightclub.
Well boy did we all miss an event. Members of Alabama showed up in force and rocked their old stomping grounds.
For details on this historic Myrtle Beach attraction, visit www.TheBowery.com.
Check out this video of the old boys rocking and make sure the next time you are in Myrtle Beach, you head on over and see what all the fuss is about. One of the greatest Honky Tonks of all time.