MÖTLEY CRÜE Frontman VINCE NEIL to Headline Tybee Island Pirate Festival
Swashbucklers of all ages will converge on Tybee Island, Georgia, an
island paradise located just 20 minutes east of historic Savannah, for
the 8th Annual Tybee Island Pirate Festival on October 4th - 7th.
Mötley Crüe lead singer Vince Neil will be the headliner at a live
concert on Saturday, October 6th at 7 PM. Best known for his work on
legendary Mötley Crüe albums like Shout At The Devil and Girls, Girls,
Girls, Neil will perform a variety of Mötley Crüe hits at his Tybee
Island Pirate Festival performance, much to the delight of attendees.
Since the band’s founding in 1981, Mötley Crüe has sold more than 80
million albums worldwide.
The festivities will kick off with the coronation at the King and
Queen at the Buccaneer’s Ball at the Crab Shack on Thursday, October
4th. Friday evening entertainment will include live music by the Jimmy
Buffett tribute band A1A, pirate performers, street performers,
magicians, puppeteers, weaponry demonstrations and more. Eric and Susan
Scites of Faire Wynds Historical Entertainment will demonstrate
fire-eating and perform acts of magic throughout the weekend.
Additional highlights for the 2012 Tybee Island Pirate Festival
include The Pirate Victory Parade, Scallywags Costume Contest, Little
Matey’s Cove, Thieves Market and the new Pirate Pub with live music.
Please visit www.tybeepiratefest.com for a complete schedule of events.
Every Columbus Day weekend, Tybee Island transforms into a lively
pirate village, celebrating the colorful seafaring history that defines
the Georgia coast.
“We invite everyone to get in touch with their inner pirate at this
popular annual event,” said Lindsay Fruchtl, director of marketing for
the Tybee Island Tourism Council. “The Tybee Island Pirate Festival
offers world-class entertainment with Vince Neil and family-friendly
activities throughout the weekend at one of the liveliest celebrations
along the coast.”
The Tybee Island Pirate Fest originally began in 2005, attracting
pirate enthusiasts from across the country. All 2012 Pirate Festival
events will be held at the South Beach parking lot located at Tybrisa
Street on Tybee Island, Georgia.
Organized by the Tybee Island Tourism Council, the Pirate Festival
will showcase the best of Tybee Island, from award-winning restaurants
to six miles of sandy beaches. Visitors are invited to escape the
ordinary, if only for a weekend!
Pirate Festival Weekend Passes are $20 through August 31 and $22
after August 31. Children 12 and under are admitted free of charge. For
more information about the 2012 Tybee Island Pirate Festival head to this location.