Sounds Begin Eight-Game Homestand Saturday

Star Wars Night, Sunglasses Giveaway and July 3 Fireworks Highlight Week at First Tennessee Park

By Nashville Sounds / Nashville Sounds | June 23, 2016 11:34 AM

The first-place Nashville Sounds begin a nine-day, eight-game homestand on Saturday, June 25 when they welcome two American Northern Division opponents to First Tennessee Park.

The first series is a four-game set against the Omaha Storm Chasers, the Triple-A affiliate of the Kansas City Royals.

Following a team off day on Wednesday, June 29, the Sounds host the Oklahoma City Dodgers, the Triple-A affiliate of the Los Angeles Dodgers from June 30-July 3.

Below is a preview for each game of the homestand:

Saturday, June 25 vs. Omaha - 7:05 p.m.

  • Gates open at 6:00 p.m.
  • It's Star Wars Night at First Tennessee Park. Dress up in Star Wars gear and may the force be with you! Fans will have the opportunity to meet and greet various Star Wars characters throughout the night.
  • Shoe-Bacca Shoe Drive - Fans who donated a pair of shoes to Soles-4-Souls will be entered into a drawing to win a club suite to the Sounds' August 29 games against Iowa. 

Sunday, June 26 vs. Omaha - 6:35 p.m.

  • Gates open at 5:00 p.m.
  • Faith Night - The first 2,000 fans at First Tennessee Park receive a purple Faith Night T-shirt presented by Trevecca Nazarene University.
  • Pre-game concert in the Fun Zone by Audio Adrenaline and Awaken presented by Trevecca Nazarene University and 94 FM The Fish.
  • Pre-game autograph session with select Sounds players 5:30-5:45.
  • Military Sunday presented by Piedmont Natural Gas, Tennessee 811 and WSMV Channel 4 - the Sounds will wear camouflage jerseys to honor active/veteran military men, women & families.
  • Post-game Kids Run the Bases (12 & under) presented by First Tennessee.

Monday, June 27 vs. Omaha - 7:05 p.m.

  • Gates open at 6:00 p.m.
  • Major League Monday Oakland A's themed sunglasses giveaway presented by Family Leisure and 650 AM WSM (First 2,000 Fans).
  • Kroger Plus Monday - Buy a "Family 4-Pack" that includes 4 Select section tickets, 4 hot dogs & 4 fountain sodas for $44. This offer is only available at participating Ticketmaster locations inside Kroger stores and is not available at First Tennessee Park.

Tuesday, June 28 vs. Omaha - 7:05 p.m.

  • Gates open at 6:00 p.m.
  •  "Live from Nashville, it's Tuesday Night" presented by The Tennessean and First Tennessee - Don't miss the XPOGO stunt team as they perform their high-flying act pre-game and during the game.    

Thursday, June 30 vs. Oklahoma City - 7:05 p.m.

  • Gates open at 6:00 p.m.
  • Throwback Thursday presented by iHeartMedia - the Sounds will wear throwback jerseys to commemorate the team's original uniform style from 1978. Fans can purchase Coca-Cola fountain soda, domestic draft beers and 12oz. cans for $2 each. Bud and Bud Light 16oz. cans and import and craft draft beer can be purchased for $3 each.

Friday, July 1 vs. Oklahoma City - 7:05 p.m.

  • Gates open at 6:00 p.m.
  • FOX17 post-game fireworks presented by Koorsen Fire & Security.

Saturday, July 2 vs. Oklahoma City - 7:05 p.m.

  • Gates open at 6:00 p.m.

Sunday, July 3 vs. Oklahoma City - 6:35 p.m.

  • Gates open at 5:30 p.m.
  • Post-game Independence Day Fireworks Celebration presented by Nashville International Airport.
  • Pre-game autograph session with select Sounds players 5:30-5:45.
  • Military Sunday presented by Piedmont Natural Gas, Tennessee 811 and WSMV Channel 4 - the Sounds will wear camouflage jerseys to honor active/veteran military men, women & families.
  • Post-fireworks Kids Run the Bases (12 & under) presented by First Tennessee.

The 2016 season is the Sounds' 19th year in the Pacific Coast League and their second as the Oakland Athletics' top affiliate. Tickets are available now by calling (615) 690-4487 or by visiting www.nashvillesounds.com.

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

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