Montage Palmetto Bluff to Host Second Annual May River Music Festival

The festival takes place September 3-4, 2021 with performances by popular music artists Gin Blossoms, Mitchell Tenpenny, Lakeview and SUSTO

BLUFFTON, S.C. (May 4, 2021) – Nestled in a 20,000-acre nature preserve between Hilton Head Island and Savannah, Montage Palmetto Bluff announces it will host the second annual May River Music Festival, a weekend event dedicated to bringing singers and songwriters together along the banks of the Lowcountry’s majestic May River. The music festival will take place from September 3-4, 2021 with live performances by renowned artists on Friday and Saturday night.

The May River Music Festival lineup kicks off Friday, September 3 on the Village Green with headliner Gin Blossoms — the multi-platinum, alternative rock band best known for their chiming guitars, introspective lyrics and catchy pop-rock melodies — will perform an unforgettable setlist of crowd-pleasing hits, including “Hey Jealousy”, “Found Out About You” and “Til I Hear It From You”, to name a few. Opening for Gin Blossoms is indie rock band SUSTO taking the stage at 7:30 p.m. Originally from Charleston, SUSTO presents a blend of music inspired by its Cuban roots to produce a rock-rooted sound.

The festival continues on Saturday, September 4 at the Village Green with headliner Mitchell Tenpenny, country pop singer and songwriter, taking the stage at 8:30 p.m. Best known for his hit song “Drunk Me” and co-written melody “If the Boot Fits”, the Nashville-rooted artist closes out the weekend festival. Performances by country music duo Lakeview will start the night at 7:30 p.m. Lakeview’s Jesse Denaro and Luke Healy make up the country soul, rock scope, pop ambition duo with a refreshingly unique sound. Gates open at 6:30 p.m. on Friday and Saturday night, and will feature a variety of food and beverage options for festival-goers to enjoy.

The May River Music Festival is open to guests at Montage Palmetto Bluff and residents of Palmetto Bluff. Special room rates are available to ticket holders. Tickets for the May River Music Festival are $200 for the full weekend and are available for purchase at All tickets are general admission and subject to a convenience charge. Attendees must be 21 years or older. Lawn chairs and blankets are encouraged, however, no umbrellas, tents or outside food and beverage will be allowed. Event is rain or shine.

Montage Palmetto Bluff boasts miles of trails lined with greenery and ancient oaks to walk, run and bike through; activities such as kayaking, canoeing or paddle boarding on pristine waterways; and amenities including the May River Golf Club and Palmetto Bluff Shooting Club. Guests enjoy active and relaxing pursuits amid the waterfront, woodlands, Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Course, vibrant villages, spa, restaurants, guest rooms, cottages and homes — all of which work hand-in-hand with Southern tradition and hospitality.

For more information, call Montage Palmetto Bluff at (855) 264-8705 or visit Montage Palmetto Bluff is located at 477 Mount Pelia Road, Bluffton, S.C. 29910.


About Montage Palmetto Bluff
Montage Palmetto Bluff is located within Palmetto Bluff’s 20,000 acres in the historic community of Bluffton, South Carolina. The resort offers 200 guest accommodations in the form of spacious cottages, guest rooms and suites that reflect pampered luxury in an exceptional Lowcountry setting. The resort features six innovative dining outlets; a 13,000-sq. ft. Spa Montage; recreation amenities and activities including The May River Golf Club, a Jack Nicklaus Signature Course; and 16,000-sq. ft. of flexible meeting and event space. For more information or to make a reservation, please visit

About Montage Hotels & Resorts
Montage Hotels & Resorts is the ultra-luxury hospitality management company founded by Alan J. Fuerstman. Designed to serve the affluent and discerning traveler and homeowner, the company features an artistic collection of distinctive hotels, resorts and residences. Each Montage property offers comfortable elegance, a unique sense of place and spirit, impeccable hospitality and memorable culinary, spa and lifestyle experiences. The portfolio of hotels, resorts and residences includes: Montage Laguna Beach, Montage Deer Valley, Montage Kapalua Bay, Montage Palmetto Bluff, Montage Los Cabos and Montage Healdsburg. Opening in 2021 Montage Big Sky, opening in 2022 is Montage La Quinta, and opening in 2023 is Montage Cay. Montage Hotels & Resorts is a member of Preferred Hotels & Resorts. For more information, follow @montagehotels or visit