Sounds Announce 2018 Promotions Schedule

Fireworks Shows, Themed Weekends, A League of Their Own Night Highlight Promo Calendar

By Nashville Sounds | March 1, 2018 11:33 AM ET

The Nashville Sounds Baseball Club has announced its full promotions schedule for the 2018 season. The 70-game home schedule at First Tennessee Park features 16 fireworks shows, themed weekends, bobblehead/figurine and t-shirt giveaways, and special guest appearances. The full promotions schedule can be found here. 

Single-game tickets will be available for purchase at the First Tennessee Park ticket office, online at, or by phone at 615-690-HITS ext. 2 beginning Friday, March 9 at 9:00 a.m.

A post-game fireworks show lights up the Nashville sky to begin the 2018 campaign as the Sounds host the Iowa Cubs on Tuesday, April 10. Additionally, the first 4,000 fans receive the magnet schedule giveaway presented by Fox 17 News and iHeart Radio.

T-shirt giveaways highlight the opening homestand as the first 2,000 fans receive the first Wear It Wednesday player-inspired t-shirt presented by Middle Tennessee Hyundai Dealers on April 11. The following night, the first 2,000 fans receive the Throwback Tour Concert Series T-shirt presented by Ashley HomeStore. The seven-game opening homestand concludes with the first Kroger Plus Monday on April 16.

Three themed weekends highlight the promotions schedule with the first coming in the form of Star Wars weekend from May 4-6. Other themes include Honky Tonks weekend from June 21-24 and Superhero weekend from July 6-8. The Sounds will wear special jerseys which will be auctioned for fans during all themed weekends. The themed weekends include Friday fireworks shows, character appearances, a light saber giveaway on Sunday, May 6, cowboy hat giveaway on Thursday, June 21 and a special Booster Superhero bobblehead giveaway on Sunday, July 8.

Saturday, May 26 is A League of Their Own Night as the Sounds wear special jerseys designed after the 1992 box office hit. All jerseys will be auctioned to benefit Play Like a Girl, a non-profit organization dedicated to advancing the health and empowerment of women and girls through sport and physical activity.  

On Saturday, June 9, the Sounds honor a popular ballpark tradition as the first 2,000 fans receive a country legends figurine presented by First Tennessee. The figurine will feature returning racers Johnny Cash, Reba McEntire, and George Jones, as well as a new racer making his or her debut during the 2018 season.

For the first time in First Tennessee Park history, the Sounds play at home on July 4. The celebration includes a Wear It Wednesday t-shirt giveaway to the first 2,000 fans presented by Middle Tennessee Hyundai Dealers and a post-game fireworks show presented by Nashville International Airport.

Five Faith and Family Worship Nights presented by Trevecca Nazarene University are spread throughout the 2018 home slate with the first scheduled for Friday, April 13. Churches, friends and families can arrive to First Tennessee Park early and enjoy discounted tickets and a pre-game worship experience with popular Christian artists and Sounds player testimony.

Dogs are welcome at the ballpark twice during the upcoming season for Bark in the Park Night presented by Tito's Handmade Vodka on Tuesday, May 8 and Wednesday, August 15. On May 8, the first 1,000 fans receive a dog rope frisbee and on August 15, the first 2,000 fans receive the Wear It Wednesday player-inspired t-shirt. Proceeds from Bark in the Park Nights will benefit Agape Animal Rescue (May 8) and New Leash on Life (August 15).

Other signature promotions during the 2018 season include: Peanut Free Night presented by The Allergy, Asthma & Sinus Center (April 25), LEGO Let's Play Tour Weekend (April 27-29), fleece blanket giveaway presented by First Tennessee (April 29), Sounds hat giveaway presented by Advance Financial (May 27), bucket hat giveaway (June 10), Hospitality Industry Night presented by Creation Gardens (July 16), University of Tennessee Night hat giveaway presented by First Tennessee (July 17), duffle bag giveaway presented by Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt (July 22), backpack giveaway presented by First Tennessee (August 5), College Football Night (August 16) and clear tote bag giveaway presented by First Tennessee (September 2).

Single-game tickets will be available for purchase at the First Tennessee Park ticket office, online at, or by phone at 615-690-HITS ext. 2 beginning Friday, March 9 at 9:00 a.m.

The Sounds' weekly promotions are listed below:

Kroger Plus Mondays and Music City Mondays (9 Occurrences): Score a "Family 4-Pack" of Select section tickets, 4 hot dogs and 4 fountain sodas for just $44 when showing a Kroger Plus card at the Sounds Box Office. Additionally, the Sounds will sport their black "Music City" jerseys to represent Nashville's rich music heritage.

Takeover Tuesdays (7): Special guests and/or fans take over the entertainment and social media at First Tennessee Park. Features include anthem performances, meet-and-greets, autograph signings and more. Brand new in 2018, Takeover Tuesday is presented by Pepsi.

Wear It Wednesdays (9): New in 2018, the Sounds are rolling out a player-inspired t-shirt collection with a unique shirt available to the first 2,000 fans at every Wednesday game.

Throwback Thursdays (10): We're going retro as Budweiser presents Throwback Thursdays when the Sounds wear their 1978 uniforms to commemorate the team's original uniform style. Fans can purchase Pepsi fountain soda and Budweiser products at a discounted rate.

FOX 17 News Fireworks Friday (12): Watch the Nashville sky light up with a post-game FOX 17 Fireworks show presented by Koorsen Fire & Security.

Saturday at the Park (11): The roar of the crowd at First Tennessee Park gets loudest on Saturday. Make the ballpark the place to be in Nashville with entertainment options like The Band Box.

Military Sundays and Family Fundays (11): On Military Sundays the Sounds salute the troops with special military jerseys and ticket discounts. Family Funday starts with the Hyundai pre-game autograph session with select Sounds players and finishes with kids 12 and under run the bases post-game, presented by First Tennessee.

Seniors and Military families can enjoy a $2.00 discount on single-game ticket prices at First Tennessee Park. The offer is valid for any reserved seat section on Sunday through Wednesday games - subject to availability. Offer valid for up to four (4) tickets per I.D. (Seniors 55 +, government-issued military I.D. required at box office; no phone orders).

The Nashville Sounds' media partners for weekly promotions include Nash FM 103.3, 104.5 The Zone, 96.3 JACK-fm, iHeartRadio, FOX 17 News, and WSMV-TV Channel 4.

The 2018 season will be the Sounds' 41st in franchise history and fourth as the Oakland Athletics' top affiliate. Opening Day is set for Thursday, April 5 when the Sounds begin the season in New Orleans. Opening Night at First Tennessee Park is scheduled for Tuesday, April 10 when the Sounds host the Iowa Cubs at 6:35 p.m. Season ticket memberships are available now by calling (615) 690-4487 or by visiting

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

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