The Beachcomber Neighborhood - 3.29.12

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Thursday, March 29th, 2012

The Beachcomber Neighborhood - 3.29.12

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Hundreds whoop it up for the annual Emerald Coast Cattle Barons Ball at Sandestin Golf & Beach Resort, raising over $160,000 for the American Cancer Society.

Photo Submitted by Kay Phelan

The Paddle Destin crew enjoys a full moon paddle on the Destin Harbor. The next one is scheduled for Friday, April 6, at 6 p.m. More at www.paddledestin.com.

The Forrest Williams Band—Beachcomber Music Awards winners for Musician of the Year, Singer-Songwriter, Guitarist and Male Vocalist— following a taping of WSRE-TV Pensacola’s StudioAmped. Forrest, Pherrel and drummer Duane Mays previewed songs from the trio’s upcoming album and nailed it on old faves like “Good Time Sunshine.” The concert will air sometime in May—we’ll keep you posted.

Photo by Mark Focus

Following their respective first and second place honors at the recent Emerald Coast Sing Off, Anthony Shepard and Parker Willingham traveled to Atlanta to audition for NBC-TV’s The Voice. Sing Off promoter Wes Fell says, “They both made it through the first two audition rounds and were advanced to the interview round. Now these two awesome singers are waiting to see if they’ll go to Hollywood.”

“Washboard” Jackson and Bill Garrett rock the Destin Funky Blues Shack at Hubba Hubba’s LIVE AT THE RED BAR CD release party. Video clips at www.youtube.com/beachcomberdestin.

Photo by Shelly Swanger