ENDADA Music and Arts Festival - Saturday, April 29, 2017
11 am - 2 pm
bMontgomery Bell Academy (MBA) will host its seventh-annual ENDADA, MBA’s only student-run festival, which will feature many emerging and established artists, can’t-miss live music, spoken word by the acclaimed Southern Word Poets, improv, delicious food from some of Nashville’s most-loved food trucks and chefs. The festival is free and open to the community.
“ENDADA has quickly become one of the most popular and exciting annual events on the MBA campus since its inception in 2011,” said Will Glover, MBA alumnus and ENDADA organizer. “Along with the amazing food and entertainment, ENDADA unites artistic students with professionals from the Nashville arts community to learn more about their creative processes, a fundamental part of the ENDADA experience.”
At ENDADA, dozens of professional artists from the Metro Nashville community will sell and exhibit their work, while also providing the rare chance to witness the birth of artistic creativity through interactive demonstrations. As a soundtrack for these imaginative collaborations, live music will be performed throughout the day, with a lineup of talented bands and performers.
Always a crowd-pleaser is the culinary experience at ENDADA. Some of Nashville’s best food truck artisans and award-winning Nashville chefs will bring their unique flavors to campus elevating aspiring student-chefs to the sizzling heights of professionals. A delicious array of food will be on hand including the Grilled Cheeserie, Bajo Sexto Taco, and Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams. Food artisans from West End Farmers Market will be on hand with seasonal edibles.
Our mission is not only to celebrate local professional artists and students' creative endeavors, but also to engage the community in making its mark as well. All attendees will be able to participate in a community mural and the amazing Hip Hues team will be on hand to provide an opportunity for all to screen print their own event canvas art print. Chinese Arts Alliance, the Country Music Hall of Fame, and Hatch Show Print will be on hand for a must-see live art experience in which all can take part. Don't miss this opportunity to celebrate the arts!