Carolina Beach, NC (WWAY)-Hundreds gathered at Carolina Beach Saturday for the 26th annual Carolina Beach Music Festival.
The event is the longest running beach music festival in the United States that is still on the beach. People came to the festival to enjoy live entertainment from the hottest beach music bands in the south.
"We're here enjoying the beach music, the sun, to do a little shagging in the sand, having a great time," said Elbert Helton, a festival attendee.
"I know everyone's having a grand time because I am," said Phyllis Fuller, another attendee. "I enjoy being here at Carolina Beach."
"I'm having a blast with this great festival. Lots of people, lots of drinking, and fun, and great bands, and the weather is wonderful," said Rose Helton.
Bands that performed included Jim Quick & Coastline, The Band of Oz, and The Fabulous Shakers.