Big-name music acts to be announced for Famously Hot New Year 2014

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Sep 23, 2013, 09:30 ET from Famously Hot New Year

COLUMBIA, S.C., Sept. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Columbia, South Carolina—the South's famously hot city—has got cool plans to celebrate New Year's Eve with Famously Hot New Year 2014.

Famously Hot New Year has become one of the South's biggest New Year's Eve parties, attracting tens of thousands from across the nation to Columbia's revitalized city center. Now in its third year, the event's exploding popularity further boosts the city's growing status as a top New Year's Eve destination—something Mayor Steve Benjamin is pushing as he works to put Columbia on the map for its growing creative class, economic vitality, and vibrant cultural scene. FHNY offers a unique atmosphere that blends the thrill of Times Square with a dose of southern hospitality, all in a place where revelers can leave the cold weather gear at home.

Each year, FHNY brings big-name entertainers to perform a free concert on Columbia's Main Street. Join us on September 24 to find out which bands will rock Famously Hot New Year 2014.

Tuesday, September 24, at 7:30 p.m.

Attend in person at the Capitol Center, 1201 Main Street in Columbia, SC (second-floor lobby)
Tune in to the live broadcast of the announcement at

Columbia Mayor Steve Benjamin will make the big announcement at a champagne reception.

For more information:
Contact Clare Morris at 803.413.6808 or

About Famously Hot New Year

FHNY is a first-class, signature celebration in downtown Columbia where thousands will ring in 2014. It is hosted by the City of Columbia and numerous corporate sponsors.

FHNY 2013 drew tens of thousands to Columbia from around the nation and the world—some from as far as China, the United Kingdom, and Bogota, Colombia.

General Admission is FREE, while VIP tickets for perks including an indoor party space can be purchased.

For band bios and photos as well as the latest event information, go to

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