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  • 2015 Festival Alert: ShipKicker, The Brand New SoCal Country Music Festival, Set for May

    Fri, 03 Apr 2015 06:14:44

    2015 Festival Alert: ShipKicker, The Brand New SoCal Country Music Festival, Set for May - See who is performing, when + where

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    The Queen Mary has added a second date for ShipKicker, which is SoCal's newest country music festival. The event is in its inaugural year aka its first.

    The two-day fest will take place at the Queen Mary's Waterfront Event Park on Saturday, May 23 and Sunday, May 24.

    Dustin Lynch will headline ShipKicker on Day One, which is Saturday, May 23. Lynch will be joined by top country artists including Eric Paslay, Jukebox Mafia, River Road, Jay Hollister Band, Neil Morrow and Brian Lynn Jones & the Misfit Cowboys.  

    Parmalee will headline Day Two, alongside favorite country artists The Railers, CJ Simmons, Pawnshop Kings, Justin Lee, Scotty Mac Band.

    Many more country greats are to be announced as performers, so stay tuned.  

    ShipKicker will offer guests over 20 hours of the greatest live country music across two days in a row, with food vendors, a beer garden, cocktails, yard-games and wild bucking bull ride. Bull rides? Sign us up!

    Festival doors open at 1PM daily and the event welcomes country music fans of all ages.  

    About the QM?

    Located in the Port of Long Beach, the Queen Mary features a rich maritime history, authentic Art Deco décor, and stunning views of the Pacific Ocean and Long Beach city skyline. At the time of her maiden voyage in May of 1936, she was considered the grandest ocean liner ever built.

    The Queen Mary's signature restaurants include the award-winning Sir Winston's and Chelsea Chowder House & Bar as well as a weekly Champagne Sunday Brunch served in the ship's Grand Salon. History buffs enjoy the ship's museum and Glory Days tour, guests of all ages love the Ghosts and Legends show, and the ship is currently featuring the renowned Diana: Legacy of a Princess exhibit and Tea Room. The Queen Mary features 80,000 square feet of event space in 17 remarkable Art Deco salons as well as a tri-level, 45,000-square-foot Exhibit Hall. The Queen Mary boasts 346 staterooms including nine full suites.

    For tickets and more info, visit QueenMary.com.



    If you are in SoCal, plan to put on s**tkickers and head to ShipKicker.

    —Amy Sciarretto
    04.03.15



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