Hammond Stadium in Fort Myers to host Nelly concert in May

Hammond Stadium, home of the Fort Myers Miracle, will host a concert by acclaimed rapper Nelly at 6:30 p.m. on Friday, May 11 in Fort Myers.

By Fort Myers Miracle | March 22, 2018 4:41 PM

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FORT MYERS, Fla. (March 22, 2018) - Hammond Stadium, home of the Fort Myers Miracle, will host a concert by acclaimed rapper Nelly at 6:30 p.m. on Friday, May 11 in Fort Myers.

Nelly, a three-time Grammy award winner, has announced a swing through minor league ballparks this spring following his "All Work No Play" Canadian tour. Nelly is best known for his hit songs Country Grammar, Hot in Herre, Shake Ya Tailfeather and Grillz during the 2000s.

Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday, March 23 and will be available online at MiracleBaseball.com or by calling 239-768-4210. Ticket prices start at $34. Luxury suites also will be available for large groups.

The concert stage at Hammond Stadium will be positioned behind second base in shallow center field. The ballpark's unique seating opportunity for concerts will allow 3,000 Nelly fans to stand in the infield area and another 4,500 to be seated in the grandstands between first base and third base.

The Fort Myers Miracle, which begin the 2018 regular season on Thursday, April 5, will be on a road trip while Nelly performs in Fort Myers.

About the Miracle

The Fort Myers Miracle are the Class-A Advanced Affiliate of the Minnesota Twins, and have played home games at Hammond Stadium since 1992. Notable Miracle alumni include Joe Mauer, Miguel Sano, Byron Buxton and Torii Hunter. Follow the Miracle online at MiracleBaseball.com or through its social media channels: Twitter (@MiracleBaseball), Instagram (fortmyersmiracle), Facebook (Fort Myers Miracle) and Snapchat (ftmyersmiracle). Opening Night at Hammond Stadium is Thursday, April 5 against the Charlotte Stone Crabs. For questions or ticket information, call the Miracle at 239-768-4210.

This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

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