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Steeplechase Songwriter’s Series

Steeplechase Songwriter’s Series

The Iroquois Alliance will gather at Barton Perreira, Green Hills’ high-end eyewear boutique, May 3, 2013 to kick off pre-race day celebrations.

The free event will be held from 5:30 to 9 p.m. at Barton Perriera’s Hill Center store, 4017 Hillsboro Pike. To help raise funds for the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt, donations are suggested and will be accepted at the door.

Alliance members and those interested in joining the organization are invited to attend and enjoy live music while shopping for stylish Steeplechase sunnies. Light appetizers and beverages will also be provided. In addition, Barton Perreira will offer Alliance members a 20 percent discount on eyewear purchased during the event.

The event is part of Barton Perreira’s quarterly songwriter’s series, which features country music artist Doc Holladay.

Other performances include Haley and Michaels, The Sweethearts of the Rodeo, Gabe Larson of Fragile Enterprise, More Like Me, Contagious, Briana Tyson, Lorna Flowers and more. Maddie Wright, this year’s child ambassador, will also share a few words about the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt.

The Iroquois Alliance has more than 100 members who serve as race day volunteers and Steeplechase ambassadors to the Nashville Community. Those interested in joining should email or call 800-619-4802.

About the Iroquois Steeplechase

Held on the second Saturday of every May at Nashville’s Percy Warner Park, the Iroquois Steeplechase is the premiere spring race in American steeplechasing and Music City’s traditional rite of spring – typically attracting more than 25,000 spectators. Since being designated in 1981 as the official charity of the Iroquois Steeplechase, the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt has received more than $9 million from the event proceeds. For information on advance ticket purchases, corporate and hospitality tents, and tailgating and RV spaces, visit or call 1-800-619-4802.