Friday, June 15, 2012

Zac Brown Band Scheduled To Play At 2012 Home Run Derby

Major League Baseball has announced that the Zac Brown Band is scheduled to play at the 2012 MLB Home Run Derby, held on July 9. The two-time Grammy Award-winning band will hold an on-field performance to start the event.

The performance is scheduled to begin at 6:55 p.m., when the band will perform “America The Beautiful,” “Chicken Friend” and the band’s latest single, “The Wind.” MLB Network will carry the coverage of the performances before the Home Run Derby coverage is picked up by ESPN at 7:00 p.m.

The 2012 Home Run Derby will be captained by the American League’s Robinson Cano (last year’s winner) and the National League’s Matt Kemp. Cano and Kemp will choose three other players from their leagues to participate in the in the derby. State Farm and Major League Baseball will donate $150,000 to the winning captain’s charity, $100,000 to the Boys & Girls Club of America and $25,000 to the losing captain’s charity.

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Zac Brown Band Rocks! said...

Zac Brown band rocks! Too bad we don't get to go to the home run derby though. Are they going to televise the Zac Brown Band performance?

Anonymous said...

MLB Network will show the performance before the derby starts at 7:00. If you do not get MLB network, you might find a feed of theirs online.

Anonymous said...

To Brad the Zack Brown band doesn't get to play more songs they really rocked at the awards this year this is going to be an awesome All-Star game

Anonymous said...

yikes, hopefully they find a better band to perform on Sunday when we are going, the Zac Brown band is ok if you like country, there are worse country bands out there to be sure, but we're going to enjoy the all star game no matter what!

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