NASHVILLE DANCIN' PRESENTED BY DOLLAR GENERAL ANNOUNCES 2013 SUMMER LINEUP
FEATURED PERFORMERS INCLUDE SHOOTER JENNINGS, DELTA RAE, PAT MCLAUGHLIN, MISHKA, EDWIN MCCAIN, DONNA THE BUFFALO, AND COLT FORD
Music City's FREE premier community event Nashville Dancin' presented by Dollar General is revving up for the summer. More than 25+ buzz-worthy local and national music acts will bring new life to Nashville's Thursday nights. Produced by TomKats Inc. and Kaleidoscope Media, LLC, the diverse lineup will incorporate genres across the board including Americana, rock, blues, pop, and country with a focus on Nashville's amazing local talent and up-and-coming artists. With something for everyone, the lineup is equally entertaining as it is current, offering a live music platform for aspiring and established acts. Among the early headliners taking the State Water Heaters Stage for the FREE seven-week event are Shooter Jennings, Delta Rae, Pat McLaughlin, Mishka, Edwin McCain, Donna the Buffalo, and Colt Ford making Riverfront Park the hottest spot on the water this summer.
Hosting and kicking off the live music community event is Nashville's very own, Storme Warren. The well-known television and radio personality,"Nashville's Ryan Seacrest," is the appointed host for the comeback of the event with an anticipated 10,000 plus people expected to attend each week. The crowd will not only get to enjoy great live music, but the tastes of Nashville as well. The event will offer fans a variety of vendors as well as Nashville's favorite food trucks onsite.
"We're showcasing artists from all genres to appeal to the whole Nashville community, featuring, as much as possible, local talent," said Tom Morales, a creator and producer for the event. Thursday nights will be a great night out for downtown professionals, tourists, families from the suburbs and anyone in Nashville who loves music."
Nashville Dancin’ presented by Dollar General will kick off in Nashville’s historic Riverfront Park, where Lower Broad meets the river on Thursday, June 13 and continue through August 1. Doors open with a 5 p.m. happy hour and music starts at 6 p.m. Additional acts will be announced in the coming weeks, with several more artists slated to perform over the summer.
Nashville Dancin' presented by Dollar General initial 2013 lineup (dates and artists are subject to change)
On the State Water Heaters Main Stage:
Donna the Buffalo
The Lonely Biscuits
Royal Southern Brotherhood
Johnny Sketch and the Dirty Notes
July 4 *details to be announced
Derek St Holmes Band
Kansas Bible Company
TAR (Trapp, Abbott & Rhodes)
Oak Creek Band
Mike Farris & the Roseland Rhythm Revue
The Kingston Springs
Roots of a Rebellion
Daniel Ellsworth & The Great Lakes
Bud Light 50-50-1 Presents - Colt Ford - 21+ show
Nashville Dancin’ presented by Dollar General is making it easy for Nashvillians and tourists to enjoy the outdoor summer concert series, open to all ages, with FREE admission, FREE parking at LP Field (thank you Tennessee Titans), and FREE shuttle service, courtesy of Grand Avenue. Patrons are encouraged to use the Pedestrian Bridge.
To help kick-start an initiative to give back to the community, Nashville Dancin' presented by Dollar General has chosen the following charities to spotlight this year: Dollar General Literacy Foundation, Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt and PENCIL Foundation.
Produced by TomKats Inc. and Kaleidoscope Media, LLC, the return of the longest-running, free weekly summer concert series represents a collaborative effort by Dollar General, the office of Mayor Karl Dean, Nashville Convention and Visitors Bureau and sponsors including State Water Heaters, Bud Light, Ole Smoky Moonshine, Twice Daily, Town and Country Ford of Nashville, Grand Avenue, REAL Water, Metro Parks, Green Village Recycling, Horton Group, Holiday Inn Express, Nashville Scene, Xfinity, 102.5The Game, 102.9 The Buzz, Now Playing Nashville and Yelp.
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