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    Austin-based nonprofit Black Fret is proud to announce the sixth annual Black Fret Ball, taking place Saturday, Dec. 7 at ACL Live at The Moody Theatre (310 W. Willie Nelson Blvd, Austin, Texas 78701). Doors for the event are at 6 p.m. and the program will begin at 7 p.m. The Black Fret Ball is the nonprofit’s yearly capstone event, where the nonprofit’s 2019 nominated artists will each be awarded a coveted Black Fret grant. The event will also include performances by over a dozen 2019 Black Fret Nominees. Those wishing to attend the Black Fret Ball may become a member of Black Fret by signing up online; and all Black Fret memberships provide entry for the member and a guest to all upcoming Black Fret events. 

    2019 Black Fret nominees include A. Sinclair, Altamesa, Beat Root Revival, Black Pumas, Cari Hutson & Good Company, Cilantro Boombox, Dave Scher, Dr. JOE, Erika Wennerstrom, Go Fever, Good Field, Jonathan Terrell, Ley Line, Superfónicos, Sydney Wright, The Texas KGB, The Watters, Think No Think, Tje Austin and Western Youth.

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