(Columbia, S.C.) — En Vogue — the iconic ‘90s vocal group and one of the top 5 highest-selling female American music groups in history — will perform a free, full-length concert at Famously Hot New Year, S.C.’s largest free New Year’s Eve celebration, in downtown Columbia, S.C. on Dec. 31, 2018. The concert will be followed by a midnight countdown and the biggest NYE fireworks display in the state. New Orleans-inspired jazz and brass group Soda City Brass Band will support, and Charleston, S.C.’s indie hip-hop group Little Stranger will open the show. Find details and plan your #FHNY in the “Real Southern Hot Spot” at http://www.famouslyhotnewyear.com.
S.C.’s free party of the year, Famously Hot New Year brings thousands of visitors to the Columbia, S.C. region to enjoy a free concert with a national headliner, a midnight countdown and the biggest NYE fireworks display in South Carolina. Set next to the historic S.C. State House on Main Street in Columbia, S.C., the celebration features food from local vendors; beer, wine and bubbly; street merchants and more in a fun, friendly festival environment amid downtown Columbia, S.C.’s vibrant, walkable lifestyle districts. The event is in the midst of plentiful parking, hotels, restaurants and shops for those planning a visit to celebrate New Year’s Eve in South Carolina’s capital city.
“We are beyond thrilled to bring together community members and visitors alike for such a wonderful, time-honored event,” says Hamilton Grant, co-chair of Famously Hot New Year. “The talent this year is exceptional, and I am confident that this year will be one to beat.”
Famously Hot New Year is a 501c3 nonprofit organization sponsored by the following parties: the City of Columbia; Richland County; BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina; Aflac; WLTX; WARQ (Q 93.5 FM) and WWDM (The Big DM – 103.1 FM); Spirit Communications; Pepsi of the Carolinas; and other forward-thinking corporate citizens.