BASES AND BREWS MUSIC FEST COMING TO THE CITY OF SURPRISE
Festival will be held March 24-26 at Mark Coronado Park featuring Andy Grammer, Chris Lane, WALK THE MOON and lovelytheband.
The City of Surprise announces the inaugural Bases and Brews Music Fest in Surprise, AZ on March 24-26. The event will feature national headlining music acts, a carnival midway, festival food and more. The event will be held at Mark Coronado Park next to Surprise Stadium to cap off the Spring Training season.
Presented by the City of Surprise and Steve LeVine Entertainment and Public Relations (SLE), Bases and Brews Music Fest is a family-friendly event that has something for everyone. During the day, the stage will feature live music from local award-winning artists and community groups, followed by a nationally renowned headliner each night. Throughout the festival grounds, guests can experience a carnival midway with over 40 rides and games, as well as interactive activities for all ages. There will also be an opportunity to indulge in your favorite festival foods, beer and spirits.
Co-headlining the main stage on Saturday, March 25 are multi-platinum singer/songwriter Andy Grammer and country music singer Chris Lane.
Andy Grammer (3/25)- Andy Grammer is an Emmy Award-winning and Multi-Platinum Singer Songwriter known for quadruple-platinum “Honey, I’m Good,” platinum singles “Keep Your Head Up,” “Fine By Me,” “Don’t Give Up On Me,” “Fresh Eyes,” “Good To Be Alive (Hallelujah),” gold single “I Found You,” and the certified gold albums Andy Grammer and Magazines or Novels.
Chris Lane (3/25)- Chris Lane has charted seven singles on Billboard’s Hot Country Songs and Billboard’s Country Airplay, three of which went to No.1 ("Fix," "I Don't Know About You," and "Big, Big Plans"). In 2017, he was nominated for Best New Country Artist at the iHeartRadio Music Awards.
Headlining the mainstage on Sunday, March 26 is multi-platinum, Billboard Music award-winning pop-rock band, WALK THE MOON with direct support from triple-platinum alternative rock band, lovelytheband.
WALK THE MOON (3/26)- WALK THE MOON, a multi-platinum, Billboard Music award-winning pop-rock band, topped the charts in 2015 with hit single "Shut Up and Dance," which is included on their RIAA Certified Platinum album TALKING IS HARD. WALK THE MOON's third album, 2017's What If Nothing, included hits such as "Kamikaze" and the #1 Alternative Radio hit "One Foot."
lovelytheband (3/26)- lovelytheband is a triple-platinum indie pop band best known for their debut single “broken,” which made billboard history, charting for 76 weeks in a row. lovelytheband has been nominated for multiple awards, including Billboard, TeenChoice and Disney, and were the winners of iHeart Radio’s 2019 Best New Rock/Alternative Act.
“The City of Surprise is excited to partner with SLE to bring the Bases and Brews Music Fest, a signature event, to Surprise,” said Kendra Pettis, City of Surprise Sports and Tourism Director. “SLE has distinguished itself as a premier event agency and has produced some of the most successful events in the Valley. This festival will be a great addition to the community, offering both residents and visitors an opportunity to experience tasty food, headlining entertainment and the start of a new tradition.”
“SLE is honored to partner with the City of Surprise to produce the first-ever Bases and Brews Music Fest to close out Spring Training. We’re looking forward to providing a great family-friendly experience and showcasing a classic carnival midway, live entertainment and nostalgic festival food to the Surprise community,” said Steve LeVine, CEO of SLE.
Bases and Brews Music Fest hours are as follows:
Friday, March 24: 4 p.m. - 12 a.m.
Saturday, March 25: 10 a.m. - 12 a.m.
Sunday, March 26: 10 a.m. - 11 p.m.
The festival is at Mark Coronado Park next to Surprise Stadium, 15850 N. Bullard Ave., Surprise, AZ 85374. Parking details and a parking map will be available at BasesandBrewsFest.com closer to the event date.
General Admission tickets for ages five through 12 are $20; tickets for ages 13+ are $30; and VIP tickets are $150. Festival entry for children aged four and under is free.
Availability and ticket pricing are subject to change. Tickets are valid for one-day entry. Ride tickets and all-day ride passes must be purchased separately. A wristband for unlimited rides may be purchased in advance for $32 or for $37 at the festival. Family packs will be available for purchase at a later date.
For more information on ticket sales, sponsorship opportunities and the festival schedule, please visit BasesandBrewsFest.com.
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Bases and Brews Music Fest
The inaugural City of Surprise Bases and Brews Music Fest is scheduled for March 2023, inspired by Major League Baseball Spring Training in Surprise, AZ. Bases and Brews Music Fest is a family-friendly event featuring national and regional entertainment, a carnival midway, spectacular food, and curated vendors. For more information, please visit BasesandBrewsFest.com.
About City of Surprise
Surprise, Arizona is a fast-growing Sonoran-desert community surrounded by mountain park lands. The gorgeous landscape sets the stage for the city’s vibrant sports and recreation scene, special events, flourishing arts community and fantastic local restaurants! Located in the Phoenix-Metro area, the city’s year-round sunny climate makes it the ideal place for outdoor adventure. Surprise boasts an award-winning tennis and racquet complex, eight gorgeous golf courses and a Major League Spring Training stadium that USA Today ranked the #1 Spring Training Stadium in Arizona! Bordering Surprise, the White Tank Mountain Regional Park, offers hiking, biking, camping and a nature center. Visit the city and find your game, find your adventure, find your festival – find your Surprise!
Learn more about the City of Surprise at Surpriseaz.gov and visit the city’s tourism website at ExploreSurprise.com.
About Steve LeVine Entertainment & Public Relations
Steve LeVine Entertainment & Public Relations (SLE) is a full-service entertainment, events and public relations agency. SLE specializes in public relations, event planning, coordination and production, talent booking and management, marketing and promotions, new media and design. For more information on Steve LeVine Entertainment & Public Relations, please visit SLEntertainment.com or follow us on Instagram, Facebook or Tik Tok.
About Andy Grammer
Multi-Platinum and Emmy Award-winning troubadour Andy Grammer continues to engage, energize and empower audiences with stomping stadium-size pop anthems meant to be shared at full volume. His observations and affirmations pick you back up when you need it, affirm your potential, and encourage you to keep going. His catalog consists of numerous bona fide hits, including the quadruple-platinum “Honey, I’m Good,” platinum singles “Keep Your Head Up,” “Fine By Me,” “Don’t Give Up On Me,” “Fresh Eyes,” “Good To Be Alive (Hallelujah),” gold single “I Found You,” and the gold albums Andy Grammer and Magazines or Novels. He has quietly generated billions of streams and lent his music to films such as Five Feet Apart. When “Don’t Give Up On Me” soundtracked ESPN’s 13th Annual V Week for Cancer Reach, he garnered a Sports Emmy for Outstanding Music Direction and a Clio Award. Beyond selling out shows on multiple continents, he has electrified dozens of television shows, including The Today Show, Jimmy Kimmel LIVE!, Good Morning America, American Idol, The Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon and The Late Late Show with James Corden, in addition to appearing as a contestant on Dancing with the Stars. Most recently, his 2019 offering, Naïve, arrived to widespread critical acclaim. Parade attested, “Each song on the album magically pinpoints its emotional target with brilliant composition and performance,” and People hailed it as “touching.” Once again, he makes a connection on his forthcoming fifth full-length album led by the song “Lease On Life.”
About Chris Lane
Introducing “a decidedly more country sound” (MusicRow), Chris Lane is launching his next chapter with over 1.6 BILLION on-demand streams and three #1s to date – platinum “Big, Big Plans,” 3X platinum “I Don’t Know About You,” and platinum “Fix.” After a spree of releases in 2021 and 2022, Lane’s catalog has expanded with hits like “Howdy,” “Stop Coming Over,” “Summer Job Money,” “Fill Them Boots,” "Ain't Even Met You Yet," HIXTAPE: Vol. 2 collaboration “Small Town On It” with Scotty McCreery, and Dustin Lynch duet, “Tequila On A Boat.” The Kernersville, N.C. native has appeared on the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, TODAY, The Bachelor, The Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon, Late Night with Seth Meyers and CONAN, and was featured in PEOPLE’s 2019 Sexiest Man Alive issue. He’s scored nominations at the iHeartRadio Music Awards, ACM Awards and Radio Disney Music Awards. Lane is hitting the road this spring and summer after sharing the bill with A-list acts like Florida Georgia Line, Kane Brown, Brad Paisley and Dan + Shay.
About WALK THE MOON
Hailing from Cincinnati, OH, WALK THE MOON consists of Nicholas Petricca (singer/keyboardist), Eli Maiman (guitarist) and Sean Waugaman (drummer). In 2015, the band catapulted to stardom when their hit single “Shut Up and Dance”, which is included on their RIAA Certified Platinum album TALKING IS HARD, became a multi-platinum global smash that peaked at No. 1 on the Alternative, Hot AC, and AC charts, went to No. 2 at Top 40 radio, No. 4 on the Billboard Hot 100, and broke the record for consecutive weeks at #1 on the Billboard Hot Rock Songs chart. Throughout their career, the band has had a slew of honors including winning two Billboard Music Awards, and nominations for an MTV Music Video Award for Best Rock Video, American Music Award for Favorite Pop/Rock Duo Or Group, New Artist of the Year, and Favorite Alternative Rock Artist and iHeartRadio Music Award for Best Duo/Group of the Year, Song of the Year, and Alternative Rock Song of the Year for “Shut Up and Dance.” WALK THE MOON’s third album, 2017’s What If Nothing, included hits such as “Kamikaze” and the #1 Alternative Radio hit “One Foot.” WALK THE MOON’s highly anticipated fourth album HEIGHTS is out now and features radio hits “Can You Handle My Love??” and “Giants.”
lovelytheband is a Los Angeles-based alternative rock band. Their debut single “broken” made billboard history (charting for 76 weeks and reaching #1 on multiple charts). The song has recently been certified triple platinum. On Aug. 3, 2018, the band released their debut album “finding it hard to smile,” which is about to be RIAA certification gold. The album sales were fueled by the success of singles “these are my friends,” “maybe, i’m afraid” and the aforementioned “broken.” lovelytheband has been nominated for multiple awards, including Billboard, Teen Choice and Disney and won iHeartRadio’s 2019 Best New Rock/Alternative Act. lovely has announced their third full-length album “if we’re being honest” will drop June 2, 2023, with a headline U.S. tour of the same name to coincide.