We are excited to announce a new addition to the Southern Makers line up this year! There will be an Urban Arts Dance Competition on Saturday, August 12, followed by an Urban Arts Dance demonstration and presentation on Sunday, August 13. These fantastic displays of art in the form of dance are included as part of your Southern Makers ticket price!!
Take It To The Streets is a 5 Year Running Urban Arts Open Styles Tournament Dance Competition where dancers from Alabama Dance Nation invite other artists from across the country to come to the Magic City and battle for the loot, $300 Cash to be exact, and the crown! This Tournament will be part of Southern Makers 5th Annual Event on Saturday, August 12. With over 35 accomplished street dancers coming from six different states across the South to compete for the prize, this battle is sure to be a crowd pleaser! Judges for Saturday's competition will be Ladia Yates, Benji Porter and Michael 'Kaotic' Phillips. Music provided by DJ New Era, MC for this event is Jag War.
Sunday, August 13, experience Urban Arts in Motion at it's finest! Alabama Dance Nation will bring to Southern Makers the best of the best as they explore the Past, Present and the Future of Street Dance. Special Guest Appearances Sunday by Dance Legends: Boogaloo Shrimp aka Turbo (The Movie Breakin), Honey Rockwell (Legendary B-Girl), Kid Dynamo (Legendary Locker) and Orko Romero (Zulu Nation). We are also excited to announce that a presentation of the First Annual Christopher Herndon Exceptional Artist Award will be made to a deserving member of Alabama Dance Nation who has been a consistently, positive force in the street dance community, in addition to being a phenomenal artist.
What an honor it is to have such a prestigious line up and display of dance as part of #southernmakers2017.
HUNGRY & THIRSTY? In addition to the food and drink samples that will be handed out by many of our makers, we will have food trucks available on both days with food and drinks available for purchase. Shindigs, Eat Bendy's, Odettes, Dothan Ice Cream Company and Natalie's Orchard Island Juice and more will all be on hand with food and drinks.
Also, new this year is the Beer Garden! You will be able to interact and purchase directly from over a dozen of fine breweries. Sample and enjoy craft beers from Avondale, Back Forty Beer, Black Warrior, Cahaba, Fairhope, Folklore, Goat Island, Good People, Haint Blue, Mad Malts, Red Clay, Rocket Republic, Straight to Ale, Trim Tab, and Yellow Hammer. Beer tokens are just $2.50 each and may be purchased at the entrance to the garden. A 6-ounce pour will be 1 token. A 12-ounce pour will be 2 tokens.
Tickets on sale NOW at www.SouthernMakers.com
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TICKETS, TICKETS, TICKETS
Tickets for this year's event are now available at www.SouthernMakers.com. Single day and weekend passes are available with all children under the age of 10 admitted for free! If you want to get the best BANG for your buck, consider a VIP ticket! For only $85 you get an all access weekend pass, a parking pass, private, air conditioned restrooms, and access to the air conditioned VIP tent. Inside the tent you will have access to complimentary culinary treats and libations from some of the South's finest makers! This is definitely the way to go but... there are a very limited number of VIP passes available and they are going fast! VIP tickets as well as single day tickets and weekend tickets can be purchased by visiting SouthernMakers.com. Tickets are on sale through August 11th. Tickets will be available at the gate the day of the event but will cost more so make sure you get them early!!
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