CREATIVE COMPANIES TEAM UP TO CELEBRATE LOCAL LIVE MUSIC AND ART

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CREATIVE COMPANIES TEAM UP TO CELEBRATE LOCAL LIVE MUSIC AND ART

Army of Artists Showcase to take place on Feb. 24 at Deep Ellum Art Co.  

(DALLAS, February 2018; source: CultureHype)- Royal Mercenaries, in association with Deep Ellum Art Co., CultureHype, and BandSource, is pleased to announce their 2018 Army of Artists Showcase. Taking place on Saturday, Feb. 24 at 7 p.m., with live musical performances from 8 p.m. to 1 a.m., the event will feature a diverse selection of musical artists and beautiful displays of artwork. All ages are welcome, and tickets to the event are $10 in advance here and $15 at the door. Attendees can enjoy beer, wine, and cocktails on tap and the venue’s spacious 50-foot-bar, local artwork at the venue’s indoor gallery, food trucks like El Taco Taxi, and live outdoor graffiti artists. Deep Ellum Art Co. is located at 3200 Commerce St., Dallas, Texas 75226.   

Royal Mercenaries is composed of an army of freelance artists from the Dallas-Fort Worth area ranging from photographers, videographers, graphic designers, musicians, producers, screen printers, painters, and more. The showcase began as a meeting-of-the-minds where creatives working in various mediums could come together under the same roof. Artists networked with other artists, creative collaboration took place, and the rest is history. For more information about Royal Mercenaries, please visit www.royalmercenaries.com. 

Featuring live performances by: 

Sam Lao | www.thesamlao.com

88 Killa | www.killaMC.net

French 75 | www.french-75.com

HONEY LOTUS | www.honeylotusband.com

“This event is about collaboration,” said Amber Crimmings, artistic director of Deep Ellum Art Co., “a multifaceted visual journey of amazing proportions.” 

Artwork on display by: 

Jeremy Biggers (Stem & Thorn) 

Chance Foreman (Chance Foreman's Art) 

Rapheal Crump

Lauren D Collins

Brenton Dontay Black

Amber Crimmings

Trust Printshop

Oak & Hatchet

Ticketholders receive a complimentary 2018 Army of Artists screen-printed poster, courtesy of Trust Printshop. purchase tickets, please visit http://bit.ly/ArmyOfArtists. 

About Deep Ellum Art Company: 

Founded by a team of visionaries, Deep Ellum Art Co. is dedicated to preserve the artistic value that makes Deep Ellum unique and bring the creative community together, while creating new opportunities for working artists in Dallas-Fort Worth. Entrepreneur and creative advocate John LaRue purchased the historic Deep Ellum building with his wife Kari LaRue, inspired by the local community around him and the artistic value engrained in the neighborhood’s rich history. The LaRue’s went on to build a team of fellow arts advocates, including talent buyer and event coordinator Michael Kervin (Time2fly Music) and artistic director and local printmaker AmberCrimmings. Together, they’re keeping Deep Ellum’s artistic spirit alive. Deep Ellum Art Co. is dedicated all things creative and native to the Deep Ellum area. Keep up with them on Facebook, or follow them for updates on Twitter and Instagram @DeepEllumArtCo. For more information on Deep Ellum Art Co., please visit www.deepellumart.co. 

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Press Contacts: 

Amber LaFrance Cell: (469) 877-1533; amber@culture-hype.com

Kali Ah Yuen Cell: (214) 223-6249; kali@culture-hype.com

Shabby Talebi Cell: (972) 571-2527; shabby@culture-hype.com

Amber LaFrance