Teams around Minor League Baseball are always looking for ways to host events other than baseball games at their ballparks. This includes concerts, a traditionally popular offering that will be seen at ballparks around the minors in 2018.
Several high-profile tours—including those from Nelly and Jake Owen—are making stops at minor league facilities this season for stand-alone concerts, but that is just one part of the slate of musical acts at MiLB ballparks in 2018. Below is a schedule of high-profile concerts at MiLB ballparks. This list includes stand-alone concerts, but not pre-game or post-game shows.
Kannapolis Intimidators (Intimidators Stadium)—Nelly
Jackson Generals (The Ballpark at Jackson)—Nelly
Biloxi Shuckers (MGM Park)—Nelly
Chattanooga Lookouts (AT&T Field)- Nelly
Daytona Tortugas (Jackie Robinson Ballpark)- Nelly
Chattanooga Lookouts (AT&T Field)- Jake Owen
Augusta GreenJackets (SRP Park)- Jake Owen
Lexington Legends (Whitaker Bank Ballpark)- Nelly
Boise Hawks (Memorial Stadium)—Ray LaMontagne with very special guest Neko Case
Erie SeaWolves (UPMC Park)—Jake Owen
Missoula Osprey (Ogren Park at Allegiance Field)—Steely Dan and The Doobie Brothers
Buffalo Bisons (Coca-Cola Field)—Taste of Country concert featuring Thomas Rhett, Chris Janson, Scotty McCreery, Danielle Bradbery, and Kate Mallen
Cedar Rapids Kernels (Veterans Memorial Stadium)—Hairball
Jackson Generals (The Ballpark at Jackson)—Jake Owen
Arkansas Travelers (Dickey-Stephens Park)—Jake Owen
Bowling Green Hot Rods (Bowling Green Ballpark)—Jake Owen
South Bend Cubs (Four Winds Field)—Jake Owen
Boise Hawks (Memorial Stadium)—Slightly Stoopid, with special guests Stick Figure and Pepper
Fort Wayne TinCaps (Parkview Field)- Jake Owen
Kannapolis Intimidators (Intimidators Stadium)- Jake Owen
Birmingham Barons (Regions Field)- Jake Owen
Montgomery Biscuits (Riverwalk Stadium)—Jake Owen
Sacramento River Cats (Raley Field)- Jake Owen
Fresno Grizzlies (Chukchansi Park)- Jake Owen
Colorado Springs Sky Sox (Security Service Field)- Jake Owen
Ogden Raptors (Lindquist Field)- Jake Owen
Jake Owen’s performance at SRP Park on May 19 will be the first concert in the ballpark’s history. SRP Park is set to open in North Augusta, SC next month, and will host its first game for the GreenJackets (Low A; Sally League) on April 12.
The concerts listed above are what have been announced to date. However, more shows could be announced over coming weeks and months and potentially add to what is already a strong slate across the minors.
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