This July 4th FNB Field is the place to be! Lee Greenwood, one of the most iconic patriotic singers of all time, will appear live during the game including a post-game mini-performance! Don't miss this amazing opportunity to spend Independence Day listening to "God Bless the U.S.A" in person!
The evening begins with the gates opening at 5:00 p.m. and the first 3,000 fans, all ages, receiving a mini American Flag. Once the Senators take the field in their special patriotic jerseys, which will be auctioned throughout the game, Greenwood will perform the "National Anthem". After the game, Lee will perform the "Where the Stars and Stripes and the Eagle Fly" and his personal anthem, "God Bless the U.S.A" after which the Senators biggest fireworks show of the season will commence.
Greenwood has won numerous music industry awards including, Male Vocalist of the year for the Academy of Country Music in 1983, two Male Vocalist of the Year awards from the Country Music Association, 1983 & 1984 and a Grammy for Top Male Vocal Performance in 1985 for "I.O.U.". He also won CMA Song of the Year in 1985 for writing "God Bless the USA." The song, "God Bless the USA" has been voted the most recognizable patriotic song in America.
Fans wishing to meet and have a picture with Lee Greenwood can do so by purchasing a special VIP picnic package. The VIP picnic package is $150 for a table of six which includes a picnic (hot dogs, hamburgers, barbeque chicken, coleslaw, mac & cheese, cookies, chips, soda and water), a 15-minute speech from Lee and then photos with each table. No individual tickets will be sold. This is the only way for fans to meet Greenwood during the evening.
The Senators play the Akron RubberDucks at 6:00 p.m. Advance ticket prices for the 4th of July game, and every game this season, are $35 for club seats; $15 for dugout box seats; $13 for barstools and field box seats; $11 for box seats; $9 for LB Smith Ford Lincoln value seats; and $9 for Ollies Cheap Seats.
Tickets for the July 4th game, and every game this season, can be purchased Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., and Saturdays from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Tickets are available via telephone during the same hours as the box office hours. Tickets are also available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, online at www.senatorsbaseball.com. You can find the Senators on Facebook at facebook.com/senatorsbaseball or @hbgsenators on Twitter.
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