'We Are Family': Sister Sledge to headline Pecan Festival in November
S.C. Pecan Music and Food Festival officials recently announced that the 1970 R&B group Sister Sledge will headline this year’s festival on Nov. 5. The group will perform on the main stage from 5:45-7 p.m. Lighting up dance floors across the world with some of the biggest dance anthems of all time, this multi-lead vocal group is responsible for the 1979 worldwide hit and iconic album “We are Family” and other top songs, “Lost in Music,” “He’s the Greatest Dancer” and “Thinking of You.” The contagiously joyful group has amassed a string of Gold and Platinum hits and Grammy nominations during their tenure. “It’s time we bring the party to Downtown Florence with Sister Sledge,” said Festival Chairman George Jebaily. “This group truly embodies the spirit of the S.C. Pecan Music & Food Festival, and we are thrilled to welcome them to our family as we celebrate another year of the Pee Dee’s largest street festival.” In addition to musical acts across nine stages, full line-up to be announced this summer, the S.C. Pecan Music & Food Festival-goers will enjoy more than 250 arts, crafts, retail and food vendors, the annual Run and Bike Like a Nut events, a classic car show, art demonstrations and chalk art contest, free kids fun zone and STE(A)M Zone, amusement rides, Pecan Pub, and so much more! Admission to the festival is free. The 2022 SC Pecan Music & Food Festival is presented by Pepsi of Florence. Visitors can plan their trip and vendors can sign up online at www.scpecanfestival.com.