The Unpredictable Fashion Show is back at Play Dance Club for it’s second year in a row with "Too Unpredictable." Ticket sales are already climbing, so if you haven’t yet purchased one, now’s the time.

Betty Badd Couture featuring Duff, Bloke, Joe, Nashville Clothing Company and Smack have all signed on as participating stores, with each store having several models sporting the latest in up to three categories: casual wear, swimwear/underwear and a “wildcard” entry. Play’s very own Princess will host the event. Ideal Catering will be providing food before the show.

"We've got some fantastic stores with incredible fashions lined up," said Chris Nadeau, boutique chair for the event.

More than $6,000 has already been secured in sponsorships for the event. Sponsors include:

Gold sponsors: Anode, Bridgestone, The Edge of Belle Mead, Inside Out Nashville , Out & About Newspaper, Play Dance Club, Radisson Nashville Airport and The Richards Group.

Silver sponsors:; Eric Durchholz; Gish, Instinct Magazine, Sherwood & Friends and LevelWing.

Bronze Sponsors: An Eye 4 Change, The Beveled Edge, Blooming Boutique and Lucky’s Garage. 

The show will be held Sunday, April 22 at Play. The silent auction and finger foods will begin at 6 p.m. followed by the fashion show at 7 p.m. The fashion show benefits the Nashville GLBT Chamber of Commerce.

Many items have been donated for the silent auction, some of which include:

  • A set of Bridgestone tires ($1,400 value)

  • Installation of a fifteen-light landscape lighting treatment by Nashville Landscape Lighting ($3,500 value)

  • An Epiphone Guitar from CMT (signed by several Country Music Stars, $1000 value)

  • A Private Catered Dinner Party for Six by Joie de Vivre Catering ($600 value)

"In addition to autographed items from such celebs as Faith Hill, Loretta Lynn, Keith Urban, Susan Lucci and Olivia Newton-John, we are thrilled to also feature several original pieces of artwork and photography by Ron Baldwin, Chris Kro, Alan Mercer, Matt Mikulla and others," said Jonathan Pinkerton, silent auction chair. "With a huge variety of items from gifts and services to collectibles, theatre, sports and entertaining packages, we really feel there is something for everyone up for auction at this year's event."

"We are very excited about how this year’s production of Too Unpredictable is coming together," said Jerry Jones co-chair of the event. "We are on track to exceed $20,000 in silent auction items."

With so much support from so many great businesses here in Nashville, "Too Unpredictable" is sure to be a success. If you or someone you know is interested in modeling in the show contact one of the participating stores directly.

"This is the GLBT Chamber of Commerce’s largest fundraiser," says Michael Fluck, co-chair of the event, "And we really encourage the community to get involved and participate either by donating items for the silent auction area, becoming a corporate sponsor or just purchasing a ticket."

VIP tickets are $60 and guarantee exclusive seating around the stage. General Admission tickets are $25 if pre-ordered and $30 at the door. General admission tickets do not guarantee seating around the stage, but there will be plenty of standing room. Tickets will be mailed out beginning in April.

Last year the VIP tickets sold out two weeks before the event To order your ticket online visit

This article has been republished from Out & About Nashville, and was part of a series of first-person pieces written by the late Bobbi Williams.

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