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The Waves of Praise Gospel Festival is Friday and Saturday, September 1-2

August 31, 2023

The fifth annual Waves of Praise Gospel Festival returns September 1-2 to the Burroughs & Chapin Pavilion Place in Myrtle Beach. Admission is free! Bring the whole family to enjoy gospel music, food, arts-and-crafts vendors and more. The 2023 festival includes Grammy, Dove and Stellar Award-winning recording artists, with performances by Donnie McClurkin, Shirley Caesar, Luther Barnes, Damon Little, and Doc McKenzie and the Hi-Lites. The event also features the Myrtle Beach Mass Choir, singers from churches within Myrtle Beach’s city limits. Dozens of regional and local artists will grace the stage, too. For more information about the festival, visit