Pirates plan extra entertainment for 2013 season
By Bob Karlovits
Published: Monday, Dec. 3, 2012, 8:51 p.m.
Two “Fan Jam” and two “SkyBlast” concerts will highlight post-game activities at Pittsburgh Pirates games, beginning June 1 with a visit from Kool & The Gang.
The band will create its own “Celebration” as the first of the two Fan Jam acts after the 7:15 p.m. game against the Cincinnatti Reds.
Blues Traveler will be the second in that series, performing after the 4:05 p.m. game June 15 against the Los Angeles Dodgers.
SkyBlast concerts will follow when Third Eye Blind performs after the 7:05 p.m. game Aug. 31 with the St. Louis Cardinals. Neon Trees will be featured after the 7:05 p.m. game Sept 21 with the Reds. Both of those concerts also will feature Zambelli fireworks.
Details on tickets for those games, season tickets or a variety of other plans are available at 412-323-5000 or www.pirates.com/tickets.
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