The South Carolina State Museum is thrilled to announce the return of its highly anticipated Friday Night Laser Lights summer series, starting June 21. Sponsored by Prisma Health, these exciting events invite the community to experience mesmerizing laser light shows set to the music of renowned artists, all inside the museum’s impressive 55-foot digital dome planetarium.

Kicking off the series on June 21, attendees will be treated to a new laser show celebrating the timeless music of Fleetwood Mac. Songs like “Dreams,” “Landslide,” and “The Chain” will be brought to life with stunning laser visuals. Later in the summer, on July 19, fans can look forward to a spectacular new show featuring the music of pop icon Lady Gaga.

This year, the series has been expanded to include a new date on September 20, which will showcase a brand-new laser show dedicated to the reggae legend Bob Marley. Other favorite artists such as Taylor Swift, Beyoncé, and Elton John will also make a return, ensuring a vibrant mix of music genres for all attendees to enjoy.

In addition to the laser shows, guests can savor delicious bites from local food trucks, including the popular Cheese & Thank You. A cash bar will be available, offering a variety of craft beers, wines, and non-alcoholic beverages to complement the evening’s festivities.

Friday Night Laser Lights Summer 2024 Lineup:

June 21

  • Featured Performances: The Eagles, Elton John, The Beatles, Fleetwood Mac

July 19

  • Featured Performances: Lady Gaga, Taylor Swift, Beyoncé

August 16

  • Featured Performances: Prince, Queen, Michael Jackson

September 20New Date

  • Featured Performances: Dave Matthews Band, Jimi Hendrix, Phish, Bob Marley

Tickets are priced at $12 per show for the general public and $10 per show for museum members. Due to the popularity of these events and limited seating capacity, advance ticket purchase is highly recommended. Doors open at 6 PM, with showtimes at 6:30 PM, 7:40 PM, 8:50 PM, and 10 PM.

To secure your spot for this summer’s unforgettable Friday Night Laser Lights, tickets can be purchased online at

Join us for an extraordinary summer of music and laser magic under the dome, where you can enjoy a night out with family and friends, savor great food and drinks, and immerse yourself in the dazzling spectacle of laser lights set to your favorite tunes.



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