COLUMBIA, S.C. (WIS) - This year, Salt-N-Pepa will headline the Famously Hot New Year celebration in downtown Columbia.
The legendary Grammy-award winning group is known for their Billboard chart-topping singles ”Shoop” and “Whatta Man.” They were instrumental in paving the way for female artists in hip-hop.
Gates open at 6:30 p.m. and three groups will perform before Salt-N-Pepa takes the stage at 10:30 p.m.
The celebration, now in its ninth year, will also feature The High Divers and Columbia’s own Cottontown Soul Society.
Following the concert, there will be a countdown to midnight and fireworks to ring in the New Year.
Alcohol sales end at 12:30 a.m. and gates close at 1 a.m.
Famously Hot New Year is a free event. For information on parking, free transportation, street closures and other FAQs, click or tap here.