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The 2019 High Water Festival at North Charleston’s Riverfront Park featured talent including Leon Bridges, The Head and the Heart, Jenny Lewis, Dr. Dog and Shovels & Rope. The 2020 festival will take place April 18-19. Jess Marie Spence/Special to The Post and Courier

Mark your calendars for a weekend that will feature a rising tide of music acts, food vendors and exclusive Lowcountry experiences. 

The popular annual High Water Festival, organized by local music duo Shovels & Rope and held at North Charleston's Riverfront Park, is back for a fourth year. 

The 2020 date has officially been announced, and it looks like the fest will fall on April 18-19. The musical lineup has not been released, but during an interview with Charleston Scene, Cary Ann Hearst of Shovels & Rope hinted at her excitement surrounding this year's acts. 

Previous festival headliners include Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit, Leon Bridges, The Shins, The Avett Brothers and The Head & the Heart. Shovels & Rope has performed every year. 

Tickets are not yet on sale, but there is a Rock the Riverfront sweepstakes now open for entry with the opportunity to win two VIP weekend passes, a Shovels & Rope merchandise pack (including a signed vinyl of "By Blood," zip-up hoodie and hat) and a $75 High Water merchandise voucher to enjoy during the festival weekend. You can enter to win at bit.ly/2pJSu2I.

The High Water Festival is sponsored by AC Entertainment, the same company that hosts Bonnaroo. 

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Reach Kalyn Oyer at 843-371-4469. Follow her on Twitter @sound_wavves.

Kalyn Oyer is a Charleston native who covers arts and entertainment for The Post and Courier's Thursday edition, Charleston Scene. She used to write about music for the Charleston City Paper and Scene SC.