USNA presents Music Night 2020 with Compass Records

The all-star line up features Colin Hay, Mike Farris, Alison Brown, Nicki Bluhm, Rob Ickes, Trey Hensley, Cecilia Noel, Robben Ford, and Merle Hazard. Tickets are $125 and on sale now.
By Kobie Pretorius and Michelle Rosen of USNA

Who doesn't love a great party? Join fellow USN parents, faculty, and staff on Sunday, February 16 for our annual Music Night on Edgehill, which has become the can't-miss party of the year for USN parents and friends. This year is a special celebration commemorating Compass Records' 25th anniversary with entertainment from its line-up of Grammy and award-winning musical talent including Nicki BluhmMike Farris, Alison Brown, and Garry West.

Not to be outdone, USN faculty, staff, and friends will be on stage again with tunes you know and love from Joe Getsi & the K-12 Situation. Last year the house band featured Getsi (saxes), Kyle Barboza (vocals/bass), Graphic Designer and MS Band Teacher Jeff Goold (drums/percussion), HS Dean of Student Life Justin Karpinos (guitar), MS Theater Director Bakari King (trombone), Director of Diversity and Community Life Roderick White (saxes), Vocal Teacher DaJuana Hammonds (vocals), and Piper Jones '08 (vocals) as well as USN friends Chad Hammonds (keyboards) and Joe Gross (trumpet). There were special surprise cameos on stage by Seventh Grade Math Teacher Joel Bezaire (bass), HS English Teacher Dean Masullo (guitar), and Head of HS Quinton Walker (saxophone).

If you like great music, the magic of only-in-Nashville talent, dancing, and great food, you won't want to miss this party. Doors open at 6 p.m., and music starts at 7 p.m. Don't make dinner plans, because we plan to feed you with gourmet stylings from M&M Events including a chicken and grits bar, sliders, pulled pork sandwiches, a selection of salads, a spectacular charcuterie table, and open bar by Lipman Brothers.

This fundraising event is open to adults age 21 and older. Tickets for this incredible event are $125 and on sale here. You'll want to make plans early, as tickets will be released to the general public on Saturday, February 1. Proceeds from the evening will benefit the USN Green Roof Initiative as well as the Arts and Athletic Departments.

A special thank you to Barbieri Orthodontics and Jennifer & Mark Chalos, our presenting sponsors.  Additional sponsorship opportunities are available for exclusive access, tickets, gifts, and reserved parking spaces.

Be sure to read your division publication each Friday for more Music Night updates, including additional musical guests and playlists to preview this great evening.
    • USNA presents Music Night 2020 with Compass Records on Sunday, February 16 in the Auditorium.

    • We appreciate our generous sponsors.

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