Beats & Botanicals with Dan the Automator at Swift's Attic

July 30, 2017, 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm .
Legendary music producer DJ Dan “The Automator” Nakamura has teamed up with Simon Ford and his jack-of-all-trades Fords Gin to create “Beats & Botanicals,” a night of a family-style food, cocktails that highlight Fords Gin versatility, and a specially curated soundtrack performed live by The Automator, showcasing unreleased tracks, hip-hop classics, and crowd favorites. “Beats & Botanicals” will take place on Sunday, July 30th at Swift’s Attic in Austin, TX. Chef Andy Philips will create a multi-course feast with Swift Attic’s unique spin on modern american cuisine. Dinner will be paired with Fords Gin cocktails created by Simon Ford and Swift Attic’s beverage director, Jeff Hammett. The night will also celebrate Operation Turkey, a non-profit that brings communities together, across the nation, to feed and clothe the homeless and less fortunate on Thanksgiving Day, with a portion of ticket sales benefiting the organization. There will be one seating, from 7pm to 10pm, with 80 tickets available. Tickets are $65 per person, or $100 per couple, and include food + paired cocktails. Tickets and may be purchased at For guests who purchase a ticket or for those may not be able to make it, The Automator is offering a sneak peak at a new song, “Summer Lovin,” recorded with Handsome Boy Modeling School bandmate Jennifer Charles. Created under the alias Nathanial Merriweather, the song was released this week as part of an exclusive Amazon Music Playlist called “Songs of Summer.” Music aficionados can stream the song here or download here(free for Amazon Prime members, .89 cents for non-members)