BRING THE KIDDOS THIS SATURDAY, JUNE 20 TO EAST SIDE SOCIAL FOR FACE PAINTING, MAGIC, AND MAD SCIENCE BY DAY MUSIC, FOOD AND MINGLING BY NIGHT
Doors Open at 12 Noon, FREE Admission for Children 12 and Under
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – June 18, 2015 – East Park, located at 700 Woodland Street, will be abuzz with family fun and entertainment this Saturday, June 20 during East Side Social in East Nashville. Gates open at noon and the first band will take the stage at 1 p.m. Children will enjoy an array of activities throughout the afternoon, including hands-on science demonstrations from Mr. Bond and The Science Guys, photo opportunities with Nashville Sounds mascot Booster, face painting by Minnie’s Face Painting and everyone will be mesmerized by Sparkman’s Magic!
Popular food trucks Pie on the Fly, Franklin Juice, and Fire and Ice will provide plenty of food and drink for our hungry and thirsty guests.
The day-long event will be packed with live music, scrumptious food and drinks to raise money for CASA Nashville, a non-profit organization that trains and supervises volunteers to advocate for abused and neglected children in the court system.
Tickets are $15 at the door, but $5 discounted promo codes are available on our bands and sponsors' respective social media networks for a limited time. Children 12 and under get in FREE. Purchase tickets here.
VIP tickets are available for $35 and include complimentary drinks, catering and unlimited access to the VIP tent complete with VIP staff service. The official after party will continue at The Basement East. Admission is free with purchase of an East Side Social ticket.
East Side Social is brought to you by New Amsterdam Vodka, Blue Moon Brewing Company, Real Water, Alpha Graphics, Volkswagon, The East Nashvillian and DO 615.
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS:
Gates open at Noon
12:30 – 1:30 p.m.
“BOOSTER” OF THE NASHVILLE SOUNDS
12:30 - 2:30 p.m.
12 - 4 p.m.
MR. BOND AND THE SCIENCE GUYS
12 - 4 p.m.
MINNIE’S FACE PAINTING
JUSTIN AND THE COSMICS
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East Side Social is produced by Kaleidoscope Media.
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ABOUT THE BANDS:
Lilly Hiatt – lillyhiatt.com
Lilly Hiatt, daughter of singer-songwriter John Hiatt, kicks off East Side Social with songs from her recently released second album, Royal Blue. The feisty, rough-around-the-edges album expresses the truth behind having a broken heart. Lilly brings a witty, frank approach to songwriting, and worked with producer Adam Landry to create an honest album about romance and heartbreak.
Alicia Michilli – aliciamichilli.com
This 22-year-old R&B artist is bringing her soulful Detroit style to Nashville’s music scene. Her powerful vocals echo the sounds of the past, showing off her authentic lyrics and passion for performance. Alicia has a big year ahead of her, having just been featured auditioning on “America’s Got Talent,” and is recording her self-titled EP that will be available next year.
Los Colognes – loscolognes.com
This six man band channels 70’s style and has found their home among East Nashville’s music scene. Having written 500 songs together, the band has worked together to find a distinct sound for their album King Size Bed.
Justin and the Cosmics – justinandthecosmics.com
Justin and the Cosmics started this year with a bang, touring as the opening act for Diamond Rugs and gearing up for the summer release of their LP Schooly Dreams. Front man Justin Collins also recently released his first solo project, Home Boy, which was named one of the best EP’s of 2014 by Nashville Cream.
American Hotel – americanhotelband.com
American Hotel showcases 3 lead singers (Jesse Hall, Jeremy Lister, Justin Loucks) and is currently recording their yet-to-be-titled debut album, which they plan to release mid-year. In addition to playing East Side Social, they’ll also be playing Bonnaroo’s Cinema Tent in June.
The Future – thefuturewebsite.com
The Future has been featured on MTV hit shows “The Real World,” “Teen Mom,” and “Friend Zone,” and are known for their indie-pop sound. They’ve recorded a handful of records, including their newest, Blood Moon, that was released in September 2014.
The Features – thefeatures.com
In 2013 this spontaneous band traveled from Nashville to Vancouver to spend a month recording their fourth album, The Features. The indie-rock band has had songs featured in film and television commercials, and previously won Bonnaroo’s 8 Off 8th competition that allowed them to perform at the festival in 2009.
Diarrhea Planet – diarrheaplanet.blogspot.com
The headliner of East Side Social, Diarrhea Planet, has been busy touring following the release of their EP Aliens. Aliens was recorded by Justin Francis and mixed by Grammy award-winning engineer Vance Powell, and was named the number one EP of 2014 by Paste Magazine. They’ve got their next album in the works, and are sure to bring to the show what NPR called “an unstoppable train of life-affirming shredding.”
About CASA Nashville:
The mission of CASA Nashville is to provide trained community volunteers to advocate for the best interests of children who come to the attention of the court as a result of abuse or neglect. Each year, the Davidson County Juvenile Court identifies nearly 2,000 “at high risk” children who need a CASA volunteer. Last year, CASA Nashville was able to provide volunteers to only 530 of these children. Donations and fundraising is critical to ensure children are represented during an uncertain and often frightening time. Learn more at CASANashville.org
About The East Nashvillian:
By using top-tier writers and photographers, an elegant layout, and high-quality production, The East Nashvillian has risen to the top of the Nashville print media market since first hitting the streets five years ago. From its humble beginnings as a 36-page, staple-bound magazine with a distribution of 5,000 copies, The EN is now regularly a 100+ page perfect bind magazine with a distribution of 12,500 copies/issue, and a pick-up rate of over 99-per-cent. Covering a wide range of stories, the mission of The East Nashvillian is to contribute positively to the sense and spirit of the Nashville community. Read more at TheEastNashvillian.com
About Kaleidoscope Media:
Kaleidoscope Media is a full service PR and marketing firm based in Nashville, Tenn. With a nimble and knowledgeable staff, Kaleidoscope Media offers strategy and services in the areas of public relations & publicity, events, and digital marketing. The agency purposefully maintains a balance between entertainment, corporate clients, foundation and non-for-profit work. Close to 20 years young, Kaleidoscope Media, has worked with hundreds of clients coast to coast, from launching entertainment icons Kenny Chesney and Tim McGraw, to re-branding and building Nashville’s beloved Loveless Cafe. Kaleidoscope Media’s current client roster includes Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival, Bonnaroo Works Fund, iHeartMedia, Who Knew, Music Row Search, Louder Than Life, MasterChannel, Real Water, IdentoGO (TSA Pre✓®) and Barbara Mandrell. Connect with Kaleidoscope Media at kaleidoscope-media.com or call 615-321-3211.