Welcome to BluePlantation.com Home Of Charleston, SC's Premier Bluegrass, Irish, Jazz, & Swing Band!

Proudly Serving The Charleston South Carolina Area for 17 Years!


Welcome to BluePlantation.com

Interested in having the Blue Plantation Band play your wedding ceremony, reception, or dinner rehearsal? WATCH the band perform a few songs that could be your next wedding event at the following link below on YouTube. *Also listed is a Blue Plantation Band songlist in PDF format so you can see their diverse repertoire of music styles.

YouTube Link Here↓

***Click Here to Watch Wedding Ceremony Youtube Clips

Band Song List Here↓

***Click Here to View The Blue Plantation Band SONG LIST in PDF Format***

Read some Testimonials about the Blue Plantation Band Here↓

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Read some reviews about the band on the weddingwire here↓

*** Click Here for some reveiews of the band at The WeddingWire.com***

Read a great review of the band in the Charleston City Paper at the following link! Blue Plantation Band a Decade of Bluegrass

Blue Plantation is an acoustic string band with a diverse variety of authentic musical styles. These styles include Bluegrass, Irish, Folk, Country, Swing, and Jazz. They have created their own niche market and specialize in Wedding Ceremonies, Cocktail Hour, Dinner Rehearsals, Oyster Roasts, Corporate Events, Festivals, Private Parties, Family Functions, Birthday's, Restaurants and Local Music Venues.

The band is made up of four musicians with a wide background of musical experience and a high level of expertise. The band is hard-working and has been performing together for 17 years in the Charleston, SC area.

Charleston, South Carolina is a modern day cultural melting pot, which leaves The Blue Plantation Band with the opportunity to serve up the musical main course for Charlestonians and tourists alike.

About the Band:


Aaron Gdovicak - Guitar, Banjo, Mandolin

Aaron is from Amherst, Ohio and the founding member of the band. He's been playing professionally for 25 years and with Blue Plantation since it's formation. With his years of music study and training, Aaron lays up a solid wall of sound and brings a blues/jazzy sound to the band. Some of his major influences include Doc Watson, Chet Atkins, Bryan Sutton, David Grisman, Mike Dowling, Tony Rice, Joe Pass, Pete Wernick, and Russ Barenberg.










Bob Sachs - Mandolin, Guitar, Vocals

Bob is originally from Northern Virginia and currently resides in Mt. Pleasant, SC. A veteran performer since 1980 he has played in 38 states & multiple international destinations. Bob brings a unique style of playing to a wide variety of audiences.He has performed at Bluegrass and Country music festivals all over the United States including the prestigious Boston Folk Festival and Telluride Bluegrass Festival. His career includes an 11 year stint with the nationally acclaimed group Southern Rail, over 25 years with South Carolina Heritage artist Roger Bellow, performances and recordings with country star David Ball, country music veterans Don Helms (who played with Hank Williams Sr.) and Gordon Terry, Jimmy Buchanan, Melba Montgomery, and many others. He is an award winning mandolinist and has been called “A wizard of the mandolin” by Virginia Public Radio.














Marci Shore - Fiddle, Guitar, Vocals

Originally from King, NC, Marci started playing Fiddle & Guitar as a teenager. She was greatly influenced by her Old Time Music playing Uncles as well as by modern Bluegrass artists like Tony Rice, Mark O'Connor, New Grass Revival, and The Nashville Bluegrass Band. Marci is also more recently involoved in writing original music and performing as a Singer / Songwriter.

Marci currently works at Sand Dollar Real Estate


John F Kennedy - Bass

John F Kennedy aka JFK has been playing the bass professionally for nearly 30 years. He is a 2001 graduate of the jazz program at the College of Charleston. Throughout his time playing, he has been fortunate enough to have had professional experience across many genres. He has recorded with many musicians in and outside of Charleston and has been a part of numerous musical theater performances. During the day, John is a luthier, building and repairing string instruments.


June 2017

Wednesday, June 7 - 6pm to 9pm
Private Event - Kiawah Island, SC

Saturday, June 10 - 4:20pm to 8:20pm
Lagunitas Brewing Company - Dwtn Chas, SC

Thursday, June 15 - 7:30pm to 10:30pm
Honkytonk Saloon - Ladson, SC

July 2017

Thursday, July 6 - 7:30pm to 10:30pm
Honkytonk Saloon - Ladson, SC

Sunday, July 9 - 10am to 2pm
High Cotton Bluegrass Brunch - Charleston, SC

Sunday, July 16 - 12pm to 3pm
Gorin Brothers Hat Shop - DWTN Charleston, SC

August 2017

Sunday, August 6 - 10am to 2pm
High Cotton Bluegrass Brunch - Charleston, SC

Tuesday, August 15 - 3:30pm to 7pm
Mount Pleasant Farmers Market - Mt. Pleasant, SC

Sunday, August 27 - 12pm to 3pm
Gorin Brothers Hat Shop - DWTN Charleston, SC