DALLAS, Aug. 4, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- CrowdSource, the events company of The Dallas Morning News, in partnership with Hunt Realty Investments and Reunion Tower, today announced The Reunion: Where Music Meets Tradition, a new annual celebration on the lawn at Reunion (the base of Reunion Tower). The unique evening of entertainment will take place on Friday, October 9, 2015, and will highlight a busy month of celebrations across the city. The event will kick off at 4:00 p.m. and continue until the late night hours.
Pop-rock band Weezer will headline the evening's events, performing after a light-up-the-night fireworks spectacular launched from Reunion Tower. The evening will be filled out by an impressive lineup of local and national bands and other entertainment.
"We are excited to announce our partnership with CrowdSource as the exclusive event producer of our new annual event, The Reunion," said Patricia Gibson, President of Hunt Realty Investments. "This particular event will offer something for everyone, on Dallas' own front lawn, at the base of our iconic Reunion Tower."
The "Ultimate Happy Hour" kicks things off at 4:00pm, which along with food and drink specials, will also showcase local bands, Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue, and the chart-topping pop band Fitz and the Tantrums. After the fireworks show, headlining band Weezer takes the stage. Then, at 10:30 p.m., guests will have a perfect view of the Omni Dallas Hotel for Expanded Cinema, a Dallas Video Fest program of video art works that wrap the hotel.
"We couldn't be more thrilled to launch The Reunion for our city. It's a new tradition, that will celebrate the festive fall season and the authentic spirit of Dallas," said Alison Draper, President of CrowdSource. "This one-of-a-kind local experience will bring together buzz-worthy musical talent, entertainment, and the ultimate pyrotechnics spectacular from the city's most iconic landmark in one unforgettable night. We look forward to working with our partners to make this event a memorable gathering and celebration for all who attend."
Gibson added, "There is nothing else quite like seeing fireworks fired from the top of the tower. We hope The Reunion held on Texas-OU weekend will become a tradition for our city that everyone enjoys for years to come."
General Admission to the event is $40, and VIP Passes and corporate hospitality are also available. The presale will begin on Wednesday, August 5th with time-limited discounts, and tickets will go on sale to the public at regular prices on Saturday, August 15, 2015.
Visit www.TheReunionDallas.com for more information.
CrowdSource is a Dallas-based events company that partners with local, regional and national organizations to engage audiences by creating impactful consumer experiences. As part of The Dallas Morning News, CrowdSource owns and produces events ranging in scope from entertainment and sports to education and the arts. Most recently CrowdSource has produced Savor, Dallas' Premiere food and wine festival; Untapped, the highly curated craft beer and music festivals; The Dallas Festival of Ideas; and One Day University. For more information, please visit www.TheCrowdSource.com.
About Hunt Realty Investments, Inc. and Hunt Consolidated, Inc.
Hunt Realty Investments, Inc. is an affiliate of Hunt Consolidated, Inc., which is a part of the Hunt family of companies directed by Ray L. Hunt. Hunt Consolidated Inc. is a diversified holding company for a privately owned group of entities based in Dallas, Texas. These entities are engaged in oil and gas exploration and production, refining, power, real estate, ranching and private equity investments. For more information visit www.HuntConsolidated.com.
About Reunion Tower
The iconic Reunion Tower is managed by Reunion Tower Operations Co., LLC and owned by Hunt Realty Investments, Inc. Re-opened in the fall of 2013, the GeO-Deck at Reunion Tower offers visitors the only indoor/outdoor observation deck in the city with unique views of Dallas and its surrounding communities. The interactive exhibits allow visitors an opportunity to discover hidden gems, historic landmarks, museums, parks and more. For more information visit www.ReunionTower.com.