Americanafest Announces East Nashville Celebration

Americanafest will pay tribute to East Nashville with Comrades In Song: A Tribute to the East Nashville Community Spirit, on June 21 at Nashville venue the Basement East.

Comrades in Song will feature performances by Carl Anderson, Reuben Bidez, Kirby Brown, Creamer, JP Harris, Jon Latham, Nikki Lane, Ruby Boots, Mando Saenz, Kashena Sampson, Zach Schmidt, Caroline Spence, Patrick Sweany, Allen Thompson, Seth Walker, Emily West, Brandy Zdan and more special guests. The evening’s festivities will be hosted by Whiskey Wolves of the West with production and musical direction provided by Chase McGillis.

“There is no denying that the East Nashville community is absolutely bursting at the seams with innovative and driven individuals who are not afraid to think outside of the creative box,” said Jed Hilly, Executive Producer of AMERICANAFEST® and Executive Director of the Americana Music Association®. “We recognize a parallel within our own community and are humbled to be honoring that uniting spirit through song.”

Tickets for the show will first be made available during an exclusive pre-sale for members of the Americana Music Association® beginning tomorrow at 10 a.m. (CDT) until Friday, May 25 at 12 a.m. (CDT). Members will receive a code for a discounted ticket rate of $5 via email, with the pre-sale limited to the first 100 members who redeem the special offer. Tickets will be made available for purchase here by the general public starting on Friday, May 25 at 10 a.m. (CDT). General admission is $12 in advance, $15 on day of show.

The evening will begin with an informal mixer for ticket-holders at 6:30 p.m. with the show slated to begin at 8 p.m. In addition, the official second round of AMERICANAFEST® 2018 showcasing artists will be announced with discounted Festival Wristbands made available for purchase at the venue throughout the show.


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