Wednesday, August 24, 2016

2016 Hot Chicken and Jorts Press Release




FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Media Contact:
Ozzy Nelson
Founder, Mayday Brewery
615-479-9722 | ozzy@maydaybrewery.com

JOIN MAYDAY FOR HOT CHICKEN AND JORTS ON AUG. 27
Local brewery to host 4th annual Redneck-themed fundraiser
MURFREESBORO – Aug 12, 2016 – Mayday Brewery invites local craft beer lovers to release their inner redneck for its 4th annual Hot Chicken & Jorts South celebration. Yes, that is “jorts,” as in blue jeans cut into shorts. 

Admission is free and the event will be held from 11:30-9:00 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 27, at Mayday Brewery, the event will serve as a fundraiser for The Oasis Center, a Nashville-based non-profit for at-risk teens. Also, the same day at 6:00, Operation Education Animal Rescue will be holding a silent auction fundraiser called Rockin’ 4 Rescue.

Hattie B’s Hot Chicken will provide its famous hot chicken all day. Hattie B’s has two locations in Nashville and has quickly become a favorite hot chicken spot for locals and out-of-towners alike. For those with less adventurous pallets, local food truck Buns on the Run will be serving gourmet burgers and smoothies.

“Cut your jean shorts just a little too short, comb your mullet and let that beer belly hang out,” says Nelson founder of Mayday Brewery, calling the event “a redneck costume party. There will be a photo booth, and an outdoor cash bar, so bring some cash, slather some sunscreen, and bring lawn chairs.”    

Mayday will also host a very tongue-in-cheek contest to crown King and Queen of the Trailer Park during the event. The King and Queen will each take home a customized Jug of Fun.

In addition to craft brews and hot chicken, the Hot Chicken & Jorts party will feature live music starting at 4:00p.m. with blues/rock performances by Scissormen, Jackillacs, and Thunderfrog.

More info…
What: Hot Chicken & Jorts
When: 11:30-9:00 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 27
Where: Mayday Brewery, located at the
corner of Kings Highway and Old Salem Road in downtown Murfreesboro 
Admission is Free. Pints of Mayday beer $5 and Hattie B’s Hot Chicken $8.50 and up.
Bonus: Twenty percent of pint sales to benefit The Oasis Center, and a silent auction to benefit Operation Education Animal Rescue


About Mayday Brewery
Mayday Brewery produces six craft beers and can be found on-tap at more than 130 Middle Tennessee restaurants and bars. The tasting room is open to the public from 4-8 p.m. on Wednesday through Friday, 1:00-8:00 p.m. on Saturday, and 1:00-7:00p.m. Sunday. Brewery tours are also available Saturday. Brewery visitors may purchase pints or half-gallon jugs of beer at the tasting room, and patrons are encouraged to bring a picnic or purchase from one of several food trucks that regularly visits Mayday.

About Oasis Center
The OASIS Center is one of the nation’s leading youth-serving organizations, offering safety and support to Nashville’s most vulnerable and disconnected youth, while seeking to also teach young people how to transform the conditions that create problems for them in the first place.



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