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The Famous San Diego Chicken and three Fireworks Shows highlight Sounds Homestead

Round Rock Express And New Orleans Zephyrs Make First Visit To Greer During Seven-Game Homestand

Nashville, TN — The Nashville Sounds return home to historic Greer Stadium this Saturday, June 26th, to open a seven-game homestand against the PCL Southern Division’s Round Rock Express (Astros affiliate) and New Orleans Zephyrs (Marlins affiliate).

Highlighting the week’s worth of promotions will be three fireworks shows, Taco Bell Throwback Thursday, and an appearance from The Famous San Diego Chicken.

Saturday’s homestand opener with the Round Rock Express begins at 6:35pm, with the first of three postgame fireworks presentations during the seven-game homestand following the action on the field. Gates open at 5:05pm.

The largest and longest-running pre-game traveling baseball celebration, the Principal Financial Group Family Fun Fest and Minor League Baseball Museum, will land at Greer at 3:35pm on Sunday. The event features over 20 free midway-style attractions and activities next to the ballpark including batting cages, radar gun pitching challenges, super slides, the Great Clips Mobile Video Game Arcade, and much more! It will be a Purity Sundae Sundays with $1.00 ice cream sundaes, and Ozzie’s Kids Club members will receive free admission. For sign up information, visit the Community section of www.nashvillesounds.com. Game time is 6:35pm with gates opening at 5:05pm. Come early – stay late!

Every Monday night is Dollar Hot Dog Night at Greer, where fans are able to purchase hot dogs for $1.00 each for the third game of the four-game set with Round Rock. Eddie Stubbs will throw out a ceremonial first pitch while country music duet Dailey & Vincent perform the national anthem as part of Grand Ole Opry Night at the ballpark. Game time is 7:05pm and gates open at 5:35pm.

Tuesday’s finale with the Express starts at 7:05pm. It is KRAFT Singles Tuesday Night Tickets, where fans will be able to bring in a KRAFT Singles package wrapper/proof of purchase to the box office for a Buy One Ticket, Get One Free offer. Gates open at 5:35pm.

Following a PCL-wide off day on Wednesday, the Sounds welcome the New Orleans Zephyrs to Music City for Taco Bell Throwback Thursday. The Sounds will be wearing retro 1980s-style uniforms, while fans have the opportunity to enjoy concession stands filled with discounted pricing, such as $2.00 beer, $2.00 soft drinks, $2.00 hot dogs, $2.00 popcorn, and $2.00 nachos. College students also receive a $5.00 General Admission ticket with a college ID. Beer sales will conclude at the end of the 6th inning, while Slugger’s will sell until the end of game.

San Diego Chicken
San Diego Chicken

The popular Famous San Diego Chicken also makes his first stop at Greer Stadium in six years on Thursday. The Chicken is the jester among the jerseys. He is what everyone wants him to be, prancing in a spiritual space on a creative odyssey. Or to put it simply, he plays the class clown for all those who wish they never grew up. First pitch is 7:05pm and gates open at 5:35pm.

Nashville’s second game with the Zephyrs begins at 7:05pm on Friday. With Firestone Friday Fireworks on tap after the game, it is another great night to come out to the ballpark. Gates open at 5:35pm.

Saturday’s 6:35pm homestand finale with New Orleans ends with a bang, as postgame fireworks follow the action on the field for the second of back-to-back fireworks nights. Gates open at 5:35pm.

Following the homestand, Nashville will open an eight-game road trip against the Oklahoma City RedHawks and division-rival Memphis Redbirds before the three-day Triple-A All-Star break in mid-July.

Individual and season tickets, as well as group packages, are currently on sale. Call (615) 690-HITS ext. 2 or visit the Sounds’ website at www.nashvillesounds.com to order or for more information.

Nashville Sounds Homestand Overview

Date Opponent Time Promotion
Saturday, June 26  Round Rock Express  6:35pm Postgame Fireworks
Sunday, June 27  Round Rock Express  6:35pm Purity Sundae Sunday, Principal Financial Group Family Fun Fest
Monday, June 28 Round Rock Express  7:05pm Dollar Hot Dog
Tuesday, June 29 Round Rock Express  7:05pm KRAFT Singles Tuesday Night
Thursday, July 1   New Orleans Zephyrs 7:05pm Taco Bell Throwback Thursday
Friday, July 2  New Orleans Zephyrs 7:05pm Firestone Friday Fireworks
Saturday, July 3 New Orleans Zephyrs 6:35pm Postgame Fireworks
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