Fireworks, Youth Jersey Giveaway, Trevecca Nazarene University FAITH NIGHTS® Concert, And Richard Sterban Of The Oak Ridge Boys Bobblehead Giveaway Highlight Homestand
Nashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds return home to Greer Stadium this Thursday, July 12th, to open an eight-game homestand against the division-rival Albuquerque Isotopes (Los Angeles Dodgers affiliate) and Round Rock Express (Texas Rangers affiliate).
Highlighting the homestand’s worth of promotions will be two fireworks shows, a youth jersey giveaway, Richard Sterban of the Oak Ridge Boys bobblehead giveaway, and a Trevecca Nazarene University FAITH NIGHTS® concert.The homestand opens with the first of two Taco Bell Throwback Thursdays. Sounds players will be wearing retro 1980s-style uniforms while fans enjoy concession stands filled with discounted pricing, including $2.00 beer, $2.00 soft drinks, $2.00 hot dogs, $2.00 popcorn, and $2.00 nachos. Beer sales will conclude at the end of the 6th inning, while Slugger’s Sports Bar will sell until the end of the game. Fans with Taco Bell receipts and college students with valid college IDs will receive $5.00 general admission tickets to the game. Game time is 7:05pm and gates open at 6:05pm.
For Friday’s 7:05pm contest, it’s Summer Fun with Shrek & Friends Night at Greer Stadium, presented by Gaylord Opryland Resort. Meet and greet Puss In Boots, Madgascar’s King Julien, and your favorite ogre Shrek. We will also have swamp juice, ogre ears, face painting, balloon artists, and more. Postgame fireworks will follow the action on the field. Gates open at 6:05pm.
Prior to Saturday’s 6:35pm contest, musical artist “Mikeschair” will perform a Trevecca Nazarene University FAITH NIGHTS® pregame concert on the plaza stage near the first-base entrance approximately one hour before the first pitch. The first 1,000 kids ages 12 and under through the gates at Greer Stadium will receive a Youth Sounds jersey, courtesy of McDonald’s. Combined with postgame fireworks, courtesy of Nashville’s NEWS 2, Saturday is another action-packed night with the Nashville Sounds. Gates open a half-hour earlier than normal at 5:05pm.
The family-friendly Faith & Family Sunday will occur for Sunday evening’s 6:35pm series finale with the Isotopes. Fans receive half off of reserved or general admission tickets when a church or community bulletin is displayed at the box office. Limit eight tickets per bulletin and only redeemable on the day of game. Gates open at 5:35pm.
The Round Rock Express visit Music City for Monday night’s 7:05pm contest as the Sounds continue their homestand. It will be Dollar Hot Dog Night, where hot dogs will be only $1.00 at concession stands all night long. Gates open at 6:05pm.
For Tuesday night’s game at 7:05pm contest with the Express, it will be Tornados Tuesday 2-For-1 Tickets. Fans can bring a receipt with proof of Tornado snack food purchase to the Sounds box office and receive two tickets for the price of one. Gates open at 6:05pm.
Wednesday night’s contest 7:05pm with Round Rock marks the return of #WebWednesday. Sounds email newsletter subscribers and social media followers will receive the “Steal Of The Week” at Greer Stadium for Wednesday games, while fans also receive other social media ticket opportunities and ticket discounts.
Also occurring is Music Industry Wednesday, geared towards the industry that gives Nashville its most well known nickname, “Music City.” Music industry professionals can purchase a Buy One, Get One Free reserved ticket by presenting a Lam, business card, CD, press kit, or pay stub. An exclusive Happy Hour special of $2.00 12oz. domestic drafts from 6:05pm – 7:05pm will be available by the Sounds Stage near the main entrance while the Kimberly Wolff Band performs a pregame concert. Gates open at 6:05pm.
The homestand concludes at 7:05pm on Taco Bell Throwback Thursday when the first of three bobblehead giveaway nights in 2012 will occur. The first 2,000 fans through the gates will receive a Richard Sterban Bobblehead, as the Sounds highlight the Grammy-award winning Oak Ridge Boys singer and official Sounds Ambassador.
Sounds players will be wearing retro 1980s-style uniforms while fans 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. Beer sales will conclude at the end of the 6th inning, while Slugger’s Sports Bar will sell until the end of the game. Fans with Taco Bell receipts and college students with valid college IDs will receive $5.00 general admission tickets to the game.
A collection drive will also be held at the ballpark and fans are invited to bring new and used baseball equipment for all ages benefitting the Boys & Girls Club of Middle Tennessee. Game time is 7:05pm and gates open at 6:05pm.
Following the homestand, Nashville will embark upon a four-game series at the New Orleans Zephyrs (Miami Marlins affiliate) before returning home on Tuesday, July 24th, to host an eight-game homestand against the cross-state rival Memphis Redbirds (Arizona Cardinals affiliate) and Albuquerque Isotopes.
Individual and season tickets, as well as group packages, are currently on sale. Call 615.690.HITS or visit the Sounds’ website at www.nashvillesounds.com/tickets to order or for more information.
Nashville Sounds Homestand Overview
|Thursday, July 12th||Albuquerque Isotopes||7:05pm||Taco Bell Throwback Thursday|
|Friday, July 13th||Albuquerque Isotopes||7:05pm||Postgame Fireworks, Summer Fun with Shrek & Friends Night, Presented by Gaylord Opryland Resort|
|Saturday, July 14th||Albuquerque Isotopes||6:35pm||Nashville NEWS 2 Saturday Fireworks
Youth Jersey Giveaway (first 1,000 kids 12 & under) presented by McDonald’s
|Sunday, July 15th||Albuquerque Isotopes||6:35pm||Faith & Family Sunday
Ozzie’s Kids Club Game
|Monday, July 16th||Round Rock Express||7:05pm||Dollar Hot Dog Night|
|Tuesday, July 17th||Round Rock Express||7:05pm||Tornados 2-For-1 Tickets|
|Wednesday, July 18th||Round Rock Express||7:05pm||#WebWednesday
Music Industry Wednesday
|Thursday, July 19th||Round Rock Express||7:05pm||Richard Sterban of the Oak Ridge Boys Bobblehead Giveaway (first 2,000 fans)
Taco Bell Throwback Thursday
Collection Drive – Boys & Girls Club of Middle Tennessee