A celebration of culture, music, arts and community.

Saturday, May 20 | Wilson Village Green | 2pm - 6pm

Live Music • Artisan Market • Food & Beverages • Kids Activities • Community

The Arts Initiative's annual arts and music festival, FLOW FEST, will take place on Village Green in the heart of Wilson Village at Palmetto Bluff on Saturday, May 20.

Sponsored by Genesis Construction, this family-friendly festival will showcase talented musicians, artisans, and vendors, bringing together the community to celebrate music, culture, The Arts Initiative's Artist in Residence, and the best of FLOW Gallery + Workshop.

Adults - $45 | Kids 6 - 12 - $25 | Kids 5 & Under - Free

10% of ticket and artisan sales will be donated to Second Helpings.

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Gullah Music of the Carolina Coast

Two-time Grammy Award-winning band Ranky Tanky will headline FLOW FEST with their unique blend of jazz, blues, gospel, and Gullah music, sure to captivate audiences of all ages. Ranky Tanky's music celebrates the rich cultural heritage of the Gullah people of coastal South Carolina.

#1 Jazz Album – Billboard, iTunes and Amazon | “Soulful honey to the ears” – NPR | “Enough to provoke swinging hips and nodding heads” – Paste Magazine | “One of the greatest gifts of the year” – Afropop Worldwide

Good Fun, Good People All Afternoon

In addition to Ranky Tanky, FLOW FEST will feature an opening set from Charleston, SC-based roots/rockers Sol Driven Train. In between sets, 2023 Artist in Residence Title Sponsor, Kelly Caron Designs, will host a fashion show featuring new couture pieces from her new boutique, Curated.

An artisan market with work from current and past Artists in Residences and FLOW Gallery artists will include jewelry, pottery, one-of-a-kind wares, paintings, and other unique artwork. Food and beverages from local vendors and fun kids' activities will be available. Whether you're a music lover and art enthusiast - or just want to have a good time - FLOW FEST is the perfect way to spend a fun-filled spring day in the Lowcountry!


FLOW in Motion

A good time was had by all at FLOW FEST 2022! The afternoon featured music by Natty Grass and Town Mountain, food trucks, spirits, activities for the kids, and over 20 southern artisans. Check out the video below and don’t miss the fun this year at FLOW FEST 2023 on Saturday, May 20!

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