NASHVILLE DANCIN’ PRESENTED BY DOLLAR GENERAL CRANKS IT UP THIS THURSDAY, JULY 18
Mike Farris & the Roseland Rhythm Revue, The Kingston Springs, Sol Cat, Roots of a Rebellion and Oak Creek Band
Nashville, Tenn. - July 15, 2013 - Nashville Dancin’ presented by Dollar General rolls out another great lineup for week five of the series this Thursday, July 18. Concertgoers can enjoy music in the heart of downtown Nashville with a diverse lineup of homegrown Tennessee talent. Local Nashvillians Mike Farris & the Roseland Rhythm Revue will headline the night with an uplifting twist of New Orleans blues-infused gospel. Starting off the night’s concert will be southern indie-surf foursome The Kingston Springs, rising Nashville-based party rockers Sol Cat, soulful reggae-rock ensemble Roots of a Rebellion (ROAR) and Americana roots quartet Oak Creek Band. The free outdoor event takes place this Thursday at the historical Riverfront Park where Lower Broadway meets the river. Doors open at 5 p.m.
Nashville Dancin’ presented by Dollar General takes place every Thursday night through August 1. August 1 is a Bud Light 50-50-1 presents Colt Ford – 21+ show. Each week, music fans can enjoy the FREE summer concert series with FREE parking at LP Field and FREE shuttle service courtesy of Grand Avenue. Support event sponsors and help keep Nashville Dancin' presented by Dollar General a FREE event by visiting their stores, their booths, and their websites. Come early and stay late! www.nashvilledancin.com.
Concert-goers looking for some good eats can enjoy a plethora of choices from Nashville's favorite food trucks, including DegThai, The Grilled Cheeserie, Pazze Italiano and Riffs Fine Street Food. Jeni's Ice Cream will also be onsite to delight. Artist merchandise will be available for purchase onsite at Nashville’s first and only mobile clothing boutique -- The Trunk. One hundred percent of profits from Nashville Dancin' merchandise will be donated to the charities of choice, and a portion of the proceeds from artist merchandise will be donated to the three participating charities. Charities include: Dollar General Literacy Foundation, Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt and PENCIL Foundation.
For over a decade, Dancin’ in the District, the precursor to Nashville Dancin’ presented by Dollar General, was a local tradition, bringing some of the best live music to downtown Nashville and helping to revitalize lower Broadway. With the city’s growing economy and the current national attention on Music City, Nashville Dancin’ presented by Dollar General is a welcomed addition to the city's entertainment landscape. Each weekly concert features diverse lineups, including Americana, rock, blues, pop, and country with a focus on Nashville's local talent.
"Nashville Dancin' presented by Dollar General is a great night out in downtown for anyone in who loves music,” said Tom Morales, producing partner and co-creator for the event.
"We've seen a lot of families coming early and staying late this year. It's great to see Dancin's back. The attendance grows every week and the artist lineups have worked out nicely," added Angie Gore, producing partner and head of communications for the festival.
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, Atlas Hills, Sunbelt Rentals, Mapex Drums, Hard Rock Cafe, The Green Truck Movers, Nashville Scene, Xfinity, 102.5 The Game, 102.9 The Buzz, FOX 17, Now Playing Nashville Yelp and Governor's Highway Safety Office: Booze It or Lose It. Dancin’s charities of choice include: Dollar General Literacy Foundation, Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt and PENCIL Foundation.
For more information about Nashville Dancin’ presented by Dollar General or for a full lineup of artists and talent, please visit www.nashvilledancin.com, https://www.facebook.com/NashvilleDancin or https://twitter.com/NashvilleDancin.