ROUND ROCK, TX - Award-winning roots-rock band Reckless Kelly, in conjunction with Ryan Sanders Entertainment, will host its 5th Annual Celebrity Softball Jam on Sunday, April 14. Tickets for the can't-miss event go on sale this Friday, February 1 at 10 a.m.
The Celebrity Softball Jam combines nine innings of fun-filled, athleticism-optional softball with a talent-packed postgame concert in centerfield. Proceeds from the event benefit local Miracle League Baseball and Little League Baseball chapters.
Tickets can be purchased online at RKCSJ.org, by phone at 512.255.BALL (2255) or in person at Dell Diamond box office. Early bird general admission tickets are offered at a discounted price of just $15 until March 31. Starting April 1, general admission tickets are available for $20. There are VIP tickets available, with seating in the front rows behind home plate for the softball game and directly in front of the stages for the concert. Tickets in the VIP section are $25 and are only available until March 31.
Gates open at noon on April 14 with the softball game starting at 1 p.m. The postgame concert is slated to start at 3 p.m. with two stages: the main stage and an acoustic stage.
The long list of musicians, athletes and media personalities scheduled to join Reckless Kelly in the celebrity softball game and/or on one of the two stages for the center field concert continues to grow. Currently scheduled to attend are Micky & the Motorcars, Hayes Carll, Ray Benson, Jeff Kent, Roger Creager, Muzzie Braun, Charlie Robinson, Wade Bowen, Bruce Robison & Kelly Willis, Cody Canada & the Departed, Jason Eady, Kyle Park, The Trishas, Midnight River Choir, Pauline Reese, Brison Bursey, Brooks Kieschnick, Jesse James Leija, Sam August, Matt Boone, Curtis Thigpen, Ahmad Brooks, Kelly Wunsch, Greg Swindell, Bret Boone, Chris Mosser, Anne Hudson, TJ Greaney, Erin Hogan, B-Doe and Bob & Dudley. A complete up-to-date listing of scheduled attendees is available at RKCSJ.org.
The Celebrity Softball Jam is a natural extension of band members' love of the game (and singing "The Star-Spangled Banner" in more than a dozen Major League ballparks). It was conceived by a perfect match: Reckless Kelly, whose members are keenly enthusiastic about baseball and the Round Rock Express, which had long had an interest in bringing music to Dell Diamond.
Led by brothers Willy Braun and Cody Braun, the band wanted to create a signature event with friends from the worlds of music and sports combining America's pastime and music to benefit Austin's youth. In four years, the Reckless Kelly Celebrity Softball Jam has raised over $100,000.
The Reckless Kelly Celebrity Softball Jam, created and produced by Reckless Kelly in conjunction with Ryan Sanders Entertainment, is a registered 501C-3 through the Reckless Kelly Charitable Youth Foundation. Ryan Sanders Entertainment is a division of Ryan Sanders Baseball, owner/operator of the Round Rock Express (Texas Rangers Triple-A affiliate) and the Corpus Christi Hooks (Houston Astros Double-A affiliate). The group also, among other things, operates both team venues, Dell Diamond and the Hooks' Whataburger Field.
For more information on the 5th Annual Celebrity Softball Jam, visit www.RKCSJ.org.