Gritznic: a backyard jam

The Gritznic is a backyard jam curated by RC Williams, band leader of Dallas super-group The Gritz.

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Inspired by the original Roots Picnic in Philly, the lineup will feature local, regional and national acts representing the eclectic projects and side gigs of the multi-faceted members of The Gritz. Each set will feature multiple acts, jamming together on each other’s tracks – and perhaps a few covers, as well – promising a once in a lifetime experience.





 

Schedule & Details

When: Saturday, September 15th, 2018 @ 4pm

Where: Longhorn Ballroom, Dallas, TX

 

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The Gritznic is a backyard jam curated by RC Williams, bandleader of Dallas super-group The Gritz. Inspired by the original Roots Picnic in Philly, the lineup will feature local, regional and national acts representing the eclectic projects and side gigs of the multi-faceted members of The Gritz. Each set will feature multiple acts, jamming together on each other’s tracks – and perhaps a few covers, as well – promising a once in a lifetime experience.

The Gritznic is suitable for families; attendees under 18 years of age must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Children under 10 (9 and under) are allowed to attend for free.

The Gritznic is Rain or Shine. In case of weather, The Gritznic will shift inside to the historic Longhorn Ballroom.

BRING //////

  • Folding Lawn Chairs
  • Picnic Blankets
  • Sunscreen
  • Bug Spray
  • Small Bags (no larger than 20” x 15” x 13”)
  • Sunglasses, Hats
  • Baby Strollers (the backyard is a mix of grass and crushed concrete)

NOTE: Skateboards, rollerblades, hoverboards, scooters, bicycles must be checked at the Bike + Board Valet Center at the front gates, before entering. The Gritznic is not responsible for lost or stolen property.

LEAVE //////

  • Tents
  • Umbrellas
  • Hammocks
  • Flags/Banners
  • Weapons, or items that can be used as a weapon
  • Drugs
  • Large Bags (keep ‘em under 20 x 15 x 13)
  • CamelBaks and similar
  • Any Outside Food or Drink, including Alcoholic Beverages
  • Drones
  • Kites
  • Laser Pointers
  • Spray Paint
  • Air Horns, Megaphones and other Noise Makers
  • Items for sale/promotion (including flyers, stickers and posters)
  • Glass Containers, Objects or any other form
  • Fireworks, sparklers or incendiary devices of any kind
  • Coolers of any kind
  • Pets (service animals OK)
  • Video or Audio Recording Equipment of Any Kind (cellphones OK)
  • Professional photo equipment (SLR/DSLR cameras, detachable/removable lens cameras)
  • Professional Radios/Walkies

Any item that can be used to disturb the peace and/or inflict damage to people and goods

GA: $25 earlybird // $35 regular // $50 at the gate

GA tickets include: Food Truck Alley, The Gritznic Flea, The Lawn with volleyball and tetherball courts, as well as access to GA bleachers, picnic tables and open-area lawn in front of the stage.

Does not include parking; click here for parking and transportation info.

VIP: $100 earlybird // $175 regular // not available at the gate

VIP tickets include all GA access, plus: Picnic Buffet and drinks (alcohol not included), Indoor VIP Lounge with A/C and charging stations, dedicated VIP bathrooms, as well as access to VIP Bleachers for preferred viewing.

Includes access to VIP self-park lot, on a first-come, first served basis. Please carpool!

VVIP Suite: $2000, seats 8ppl // not available at the gate

VVIP Suite purchase includes 8 (eight) VIP Tickets and all the benefits included therein, plus: reserved picnic seating, access to backstage “meet and mingle” waterfront deck, and Valet parking pass (3 per suite). Please carpool!

If you have any issues or questions during the purchase process, please contact rsvp@gritznic.net

Already have your GA tickets, but want to upgrade? Email rsvp@gritznic.net

This is an All-Ages event; attendees under 18 must be accompanied by parent or guardian. Children under 10 (9 and under) are allowed to attend for free.

Event is Rain or Shine. All sales are final. No refunds or exchanges.

Yes, but at an increased price of $50. Why do that to yourself?

If any tickets remain, the Box Office will open at 4pm on the day of the event. Only GA tickets will be available for purchase.

Yeah! This is an All-Ages event; attendees under 18 must be accompanied by parent or guardian. Children under 10 (9 and under) are allowed to attend for free. A note on strollers: doable, but the backyard is a mix of grass and crushed concrete.

The Longhorn Ballroom is located at 216 North Corinth Street.

Parking is available, but can be a bit of a hike – maps will be released closer to the gig. Parking fees TBC, but will be $5-$15. If you do drive, please carpool whenever possible!

We highly recommend ridesharing or taking a cab – just ask your driver to drop you at the 15ft-tall Longhorn out front. Can’t miss it!

The Longhorn Ballroom is also one mile from the DART Cedars Station stop.

Volunteer and get a free GA pass! Spots are limited – sign up here.

Email rsvp@gritznic.net for information about remaining sponsor opportunities.