2017 Ballpark Concerts and Theme Nights
Theme nights have long been recognized as a fun and exciting way for Cougars fans to participate in the fun during baseball season! Come dressed as your favorite theme character, and ask about special ballpark appearances by your favorite stars!
Information for 2017 Theme Nights will be released shortly. Stay tuned!
Take a look back at some of the fun we had at the ballpark this season!
Summer Saturdays mean MUSIC! The Cougars are proud to present our Ballpark Concert Series - a free pre-game concert by some of the area's great bands. Purchase a game ticket for any Saturday game date, and you'll get complimentary admission to that day's pre-game concert, each of which will take place in the Cougars Music Garden, presented by the Acres Group. This year the Cougars are offering a pre-game concert on Monday, July 3rd!
Game Day Schedule (Select Dates Listed Below):
4:30 PM - Gates Open
4:45 PM to 6 pm - Band Performance
6:30 PM - First Pitch
Mr. Myers Band - June 17: A popular Jimmy Buffett cover band will perform their mix of Buffett/beach music
Big Band Boom - July 1: An 18-piece modern jazz ensemble that will perform live big band music
Back Country Roads - July 3: An additional concert date will take place this season for the "Fourth of July" celebration. Back Country Roads will play Top 40 Country hits along with country classics
Heartache Tonight - July 15: A premier Eagles tribute band will rock the Music Garden stage
American English - July 29: Using vintage outfits and instruments to provide fans with the full Beatles experience, they will cover the entire career of the Beatles with precise attention
Rico - August 12: The rich sounds of Afro-Cuban rhythms come to Northwestern Medicine Field
Hi Infidelity - August 19: A Chicago area cover band that plays music of all different genres, focusing on 80's rock hits
SEMPLE - September 2: Led by Keith Semple on vocals, this rock/pop based group will cover timeless classics from the 60's to today