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Dashboard Confessional plays St. Pat’s in Five Points; full concert lineup announced

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Alternative rock band Dashboard Confessional will headline the annual St. Pat’s in Five Points festival in Columbia on March 16.

Known for songs such as “Vindicated” and “Don’t Wait” and popular throughout the early 2000s, Dashboard Confessional was announced Tuesday along with a slew of other performers for the annual festival.

The full concert lineup planned for the big green event: lovelytheband, Walker Hayes, Mitchell Tenpenny, Felly, The Band Camino, Villa*Nova, Little Bird, FatRat Da Czar, The High Divers, H3RO, Cody Webb, Filmore, Mike Stone and the Kritikal Band, Randall Fowler, E.Z. Shakes, Dead Swells, Diali Cissokho & Kaira Ba, Dylan Deekay, Lucid, Irewl, Claya Jade, DJ MaC, Kenny George Band, The Boomtown Waifs, Sinners & Saints, The Post-Timey String Band, Blocker and the Columbia Arts Academy.

St. Pat’s is one of the largest festivals in Columbia each year, known to draw upward of 45,000 green-clad revelers some years. It’s also known for drawing some relatively big names to its concert stages in the past, including Judah & The Lion, St. Paul and the Broken Bones, Moon Taxi and Shovels & Rope.

In addition to multiple stages of live music, the daylong festivities include a parade, 5K and 10K races and scores of food, merchandise and drink vendors.

This year’s event will be the 37th iteration of St. Pat’s in Five Points.

Tickets to the festival are $20 in advance and $25 the day of.

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Sarah Ellis has reported on Columbia and Richland County since 2014. She graduated from the University of South Carolina with a degree in journalism. She’s probably skipping happy hour to go to a County Council meeting.


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