4th annual Labor Day Old School BBQ to be held at Riverfront Park

Last updated on January 17th, 2020 at 06:12 am

This year’s 4th Labor Day annual old school BBQ festival promises to light up Nashville for residents and those in attendance from across the nation on Sunday, September 3, 2017 at Nashville’s Riverfront Park. The event opens at 2:00 pm with safe, fun entertainment and festival fanfare continuing throughout the day.

The 4th Annual Labor Day “Old School BBQ Festival” is an inviting and multi-faceted, exciting event which highlights the aroma of traditional BBQ cooking in the air while bringing families and friends together in an outdoor social setting. All for a pleasantly remembered day of reunion, information and live national award winning entertainment.

The entertainment lineup for this year includes (but not limited to): Club Nouveau, Al B Sure, On B, Music Soul Child, Klymaxx, Silkk The Shocker, 69 Boyz, Jon B, Joe Cooley and Rodney O.

The purpose of the festival is to create platforms from which the general public can come and retrieve life changing knowledge as it relates to Health & Wellness, Technology, Family Intervention, Financial Literacy, Professional Career Building and Workforce development.

The annual festival provides complimentary vending space to those professionals who have an interest in providing complimentary service and or information in any of the aforementioned categories, which will further serve the community at large. This well planned Festival committee will provide complimentary tickets to various community resource agencies with a particular focus on battered women and domestic violence.

The method of promoting “The 4th Annual Old School BBQ Festival” is to present National Award Winning Entertainment at low ticket prices in efforts to reach the capacity of the facility. A major event which guarantees an audience that allows us to introduce valuable and empowering information.

With operating expenses in excess of $100,000 per event, the success of “The 4th Annual Old School BBQ Festival” has always been contingent on Sponsors, Media Partners, Donations and the authorization to sell concessions. Participation of this nature brings the festival closer to their goal of breaking even, while educating the community. Some sponsors include Jack Daniels Tennessee Honey, Jack’s BBQ, and Advance Financial.

The festival provides complimentary vending space to those professionals who have an interest in providing complimentary service and or information in any of the above mention categories.

This is the 4th year this Labor Day Festival has been put on, on the riverfront.