Eve 6, the American band known for top singles “Inside Out” and “Here’s To The Night” from their platinum self-titled album Eve 6 and gold album Horrorscope will be coming to Washington as a part of the inaugural Great American Festival, taking place at the National Harbor waterfront pavilion, deck, piers and beach on June 30. Lindy Promotions’ Uncle Sam Jam and HiBall Events’ National FreedomFest are combining forces to bring Washingtonians the Festival, a day-long music and food extravaganza.
“We are excited Eve 6 is joining our annual Independence Day Party along the Potomac River at the National Harbor. Guests can enjoy the pier and the beach while listening to some of DC’s favorite bands and DJs,” said Rich Shea, President of HiBall Events.
Other live bands that will be performing on the DC101 Band Stage include Ozomatli, Hamptons and 18th Street Lounge favorite reggae band See-I, The Dance Party, and Lost in Paris. DJ acts, including 99.5's DJ Chris Styles, Skratch & Sniff, Maskell, DJ Pat Premier, DJ Beach, DJ Neekola and DJ Flounder will be spinning throughout the day.
Food and spirits will be available for sale from vendors at the festival.
HiBall Events and Lindy Promotions will be offering two ticket options for revelers [BUY]:
- General Admission tickets, which permit access to the main event areas: bars, main DC101 stage, DJ stage, beach, and piers. Tickets are available for the early price of $19.99. An additional $20 covers five drinks, which will be $6-per-drink on event day. All ticket holders must be 21.
- VIP ticket holders will enjoy a selection of Miller Lite drafts all day, and bonus access to a private VIP acoustic stage and separate VIP restrooms. VIP partyers will also have priority for the best views of the National Harbor Fireworks Show. Prices for VIP tickets are $59.99.
[See-I] [DJ Chris Styles]
“America’s birthday party isn’t complete without fireworks, which we will be shooting right off the pier,” said Dave Lindenauer of Lindy Promotions.
The Gaylord National Hotel will be offering a special room rate of $169/night for festival goers. Rooms can be booked via this link on the Great American Festival Web site.
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