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Pyramid Studios in Tallahassee is ready for another Pyramidpalooza

The 3approx The annual Pyramidpalooza will be held on Saturday, May 11th at the Lake Ella American Legion Hall.

The music festival and fundraiser is the product of Pyramid Studios in Tallahassee, an arts-focused, nonprofit day program for adults.

“Our mission is fundamentally to enable people with intellectual and developmental disabilities to have a meaningful day,” says program director Lindsay Joseph. “Whether it’s socializing, whether it’s working on handwriting, learning sign language, playing the trumpet, or appearing in a play, the possibilities are endless.”

Pyramid is customer focused and individuals can gain a wide range of experiences at the Commonwealth Lane facility. Your requests are diverse.

“It could be anything from conducting a science experiment one day to learning to crochet the next day to writing letters to their aunt and uncle in California,” Joseph says. “We kind of do everything and we will help them achieve what they want to achieve.”

Pyramidpalooza began during the pandemic, when the organization's regular music production wasn't an option. This year's event will feature Tallahassee's Lil' Grizzly Boogie Band as the opening act, followed by Pyramid's own Electric People band.

“The Electric People have written an album of all original music. So we will have it available for purchase at the event and they will perform these songs,” Joseph says. “Pyramidpalooza was really an opportunity for them to headline and for our supporters to come out and put on an art exhibition at the same time.”

Art and jewelry created by Pyramid Artists are available for sale. Items include original works from customers at Florida's other Pyramid locations in Fort Walton Beach, Panama City, Pensacola and Tampa.

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Elizabeth Haines of Electric People and Pyramid Studios Program Director Lindsay Joseph

Details about PYRAMIDPALOOZA 2024 by Pyramid Studios:

The 3rd Annual Pyramidpalooza Music Festival will take place on Saturday, May 11th at Pyramid Studios-Tallahassee from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. EDT.

Doors open at 5 p.m. with an art exhibit and sale featuring originals, handmade jewelry, artisan items and prints from Pyramid Artists.

From 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. you can rock out to the Southern Boogie sounds of our opening act, the Lil' Grizzly Boogie Band!

At 7pm, the Studios' premier rock band, The Electric People, will take the stage to end the evening with music that will keep your heart racing all night long!

Admission is $10 per person.

For more information or to purchase tickets in advance, contact Pyramid Studios-Tallahassee at 850-513-1733 or [email protected].

To find out how you can make Pyramidpalooza 2024 a success by sponsoring the event or volunteering, contact Sarah Morrison at [email protected].

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