The Aces, Brooke Eden, Thelma and The Sleaze and More to Perform at the Seventh Annual Outloud Music Festival in Downtown Nashville

Additional entertainment announcements, including the festival headliner, are coming soon.

(NASHVILLE,TENN) June 22, 2023 -- Now in its seventh year, the OUTLOUD Music Festival is proud to announce the first round of artists who will be playing the one-day, diverse music-centric event in downtown Nashville. OUTLOUD welcomes The Aces, Brooke Eden,Thelma and the Sleaze, Marielle Kraft, ISMAY, The Kentucky Gentlemen and Daena on Saturday, September 16, 2023. More entertainment announcements are coming soon including the festival headliner.

Each year the OUTLOUD Music Festival creates a fun, energetic, and diverse line up. Past headliners have included CHVRCHES, Kim Petras, Japanese Breakfast, Todrick Hall, Betty Who, Big Freedia and more. Jack Davis, the event’s organizer with Good Neighbor Festivals states that “We love creating uplifting experiences that encourage everyone to be authentic and themselves.”

With this announcement comes the end of the early bird pricing that has been in effect for the last month. OUTLOUD General Admission tickets can now be purchased for $59 and VIP tickets are now $120. The VIP ticket includes access to curated food and drink vendors, access to interactive art installations, entertainment on two stages with front stage access to the LOUD stage, complimentary VIP Parking (reservations required), access to the VIP Lounge with exclusive VIP bars, unlimited non-alcoholic drinks, invite to the OUTLOUD VIP Kick off Event and a VIP Swag Bag. OUTLOUD is an 18 and over event that encourages everyone to come as you are.

Tickets to the festival also include DJs, drag performances, silent disco, food trucks, craft beer and cocktails, local vendors and activities starting with the kickoff of the festival at 4pm through the end of the festival at 11pm.

OUTLOUD is made possible with the support of Tito’s Handmade Vodka, Jack Daniels, El Jimado, Nashville Cares, Bearded Iris, Tennessee Suicide Prevention Network, Camelot Cares, Ranch Water, Hi-Wire Brewing, and The Nashvillian.

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About OUTLOUD Music Festival:

OUTLOUD Music Festival was created in 2017 to celebrate LGBTQI+ and ally musicians/artists. The festival creates a fun, energetic, and diverse lineup that celebrates equality. OUTLOUD is an uplifting experience that encourages everyone to come as you are. Each year the festival brings together both national touring acts and regional up and coming musicians and drag performers.Past years have featured CHVRCHES, Kim Petras, Todrick Hall, Japanese Breakfast, Tank and the Bangs, Betty Who, Lauren Sanderson, Bully, Big Freedia, Jake Wesley Rogers, Greyson Chance, and many more local, regional and national artists.

About The Aces:

Sisters Cristal and Alisa Ramirez (lead vocals/guitar and drums, respectively), Katie Henderson (lead guitar/vocals), and McKenna Petty (bass) used 2020 as a time to reflect, confronting personal mental health issues as well as processing experiences they’d had growing up together in Provo, Utah, as part of the Mormon church. The group has earned over 205 million career streams; ‘Under My Influence’ alone garnered more than 75 million (including 35 million on its lead single “Daydream”). The album also appeared on numerous charts, including #53 on Billboard’s Top Albums list. Further, The Aces have toured with the likes of 5 Seconds of Summer, X Ambassadors, The Vamps, and COIN, and have played at festivals all over the world, including NY Pride, Lollapalooza, Firefly, Bonnaroo, OUTFEST, and more. They also sold out their last U.S. headline tour in 2021.

About Brooke Eden:

Over the last few years Country singer on the rise, Brooke Eden has carved her self a space in Nashville and has become a force to be reckoned with. Heralded by Billboard as a "fiery country star-in-the-making," Eden has used her personal journey to self-acceptance to create music that is both bold and passionate with the message that it is okay to be who you are. She was recently recognized at the 2023 GLAAD Media Awards with her nomination for Outstanding Break through Artist.