Big Event Update

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Hey Beach Music Friends, I just got my 2023 CBMA membership card in the mail. Remember to renew your 2023 CBMA membership if you haven’t already. Nomination Ballots will out around June 1st. Last years events were awesome. I know the big weekend in November will be another incredible weekend. Make sure the CBMA has … Read more

Surf Countdown January 2023

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The Surf Countdown features songs rated by Surf Listeners each and every week at Listeners from all over the world tune in to hear the show broadcast live from the studio located in Ocean Drive North Myrtle Beach, SC. Songs for chart consideration are listed based on feedback from our DJs and forms at … Read more

Beach Music News for January


Hello Beach Music Friends, I hope you had a Great Christmas and NYE Celebration wherever you were able to celebrate. 2023 is HERE and things will be moving fast in the beach music world. BOZ News I am sure you have heard by now, the Legendary Band of Oz  has made a few changes to … Read more

Merry Christmas Music

Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas Beach Music Friends, Some of my favorite music is played during the Christmas Season. Surf Listeners shared some of their favorite tunes yesterday on their facebook page Did you see the new Youtube Channel for Christmas Beach Music?   There are Lots of Great Events coming up in NMB as we bring in … Read more

December is HERE

december beach update

Hello Beach Music Friends, I can’t believe December is Here already. We had a great November that ended with a nice Thanksgiving Holiday. I want to shout out to all those that came to the Turkey Ball in Clinton with Band of Oz. It was a LARGE TIME for sure! It was fun to see … Read more

Throwback Thursday Playlist

throwback thursday playlist

JQ does a great job finding tunes to play in the vaulted dilapidated cardboard box when he fills in for the Professor on Throwback Thursday at the Surf. I was just sitting here thinking about older songs that might not have been played in a while. Can you think of some beach music songs for … Read more

2022 CBMA Winners

2022 cbma winner

Announced on Sunday at the Alabama Theatre Female Vocalist Karen Clayton (Castaways) Male Vocalist Chuck French (Band of Oz) Rising Star(s) The Pink Slips Band Song of the Year “Tequila On Ice” Wayne Free National Dance Song “Old Love Song” Zac Brown Band Group Album of the Year “Coolin’ Out” Band of Oz Group of … Read more

2022 CBMA Industry Award Winners

cbma winners 2022

Here are the 2022 CBMA Industry Award Winners announced at the Spanish Galleon on Saturday November 12th, 2022. Congrats! The People’s Choice awards will be announced on Sunday at the Alabama Theatre. National Dance Song “Old Love Song” Zac Brown Band Compilation Album of the Year “Another Day On Ocean Drive” KHP Music Internet Show … Read more

CBMA Schedule 2022

2022 cbma events

Here is the current schedule as best we know for the 2022 CBMA Weekend THURSDAY 3PM-7PM DJ Gene Sistare at Deckerz 6PM-11PM DJ Dennis Brumble at Fat Harold’s 7PM-11PM The Castaways at Deckerz 8PM-12AM DJ Billy Cook at HOTOs 8PM-12AM The Sand Band at HOTOs 9PM-1AM Chocolate Chip at Duck’s FRIDAY 11AM-3PM Jim Quick & … Read more

Are you ready for CBMA 2022?

cbma 2022

Hello Beach Music Friends, It is almost here. CBMA Weekend 2022 officially starts on Thursday with the Welcome Pre-Parties at HOTO’s and Deckerz. The Carolina Beach Music Awards Weekend is going to be a great time in Ocean Drive and NMB. I look forward to seeing everyone.   Are you coming to the beach this … Read more

Hello November

Hello Beach Music Friends, November 2022 is HERE. I can’t believe how fast this year is flying by. Thankgiving will be here before you know it and then its Christmas, New Year’s and Midwinter. 2022 CBMA Next Week is Cammy Weekend. Yes! The CBMA rolls into Ocean Drive and North Myrtle Beach for bands shows … Read more