Fitz & The Tantrums Extra Innings Show to Headline New Budweiser Bleacher Fridays at Wrigley Field – “Weekends Start Here” during select Friday games in The Budweiser Bleachers
This season at Wrigley Field, “Weekends Start Here” as the Cubs and Budweiser team up to present new Budweiser Bleacher Fridays on select dates throughout the 2015 season. Budweiser Bleacher Fridays will feature pre- or post-game entertainment, exclusive giveaway items, special food and beverages and more.
This year’s schedule is headlined by a post-game Extra Innings Show featuring Fitz & The Tantrums, a modern pop combo known for their chart-topping hits including “Fool’s Gold”, “Out Of My League” and “The Walker.” The band will perform from the field shortly after the Cubs host the White Sox July 10 at Wrigley Field. The show is open to all game attendees and Budweiser Bleacher guests will receive an Extra Innings Concert Koozie.
Other Budweiser Bleacher Friday themes include a Beach Bash (May 29), Country Day (June 12), Red, White and Brew (July 3), ‘90s Day (Aug. 21) and Singles and Doubles Day (Sept. 18).
Tickets to each Budweiser Bleacher Friday game are available through the Budweiser Bleacher Fridays page at www.cubs.com. Details about each event follow, with future information to be released leading up to each pertaining homestand.
Budweiser Bleacher Fridays:
Beach Bash, May 29 vs. Kansas City Royals, 3:05pm CDT:
Budweiser Bleacher Fridays kick off in true summer style with a Beach Bash May 29 vs. the Kansas City Royals. Each guest in the Budweiser Bleachers will receive a pair of summer sunglasses for the game while enjoying special entertainment, music, concessions and a beach-themed post-game party in Wrigleyville.
Country Day, June 12 vs. Cincinnati Reds, 3:05pm CDT:
The Cubs will go country June 12 vs. the Cincinnati Reds. Budweiser Bleacher guests will receive a country cap, while country music hits will play between innings throughout the game. Budweiser Bleacher guests should arrive hungry for some homestyle cooking and leave room for fun at a post-game party in Wrigleyville.
Red, White and Brew, July 3 vs. Miami Marlins, 1:20pm CDT:
Fans can show their patriotism while catching a game during Red, White and Brew vs. the Miami Marlins. Budweiser Bleacher guests can soak up the sun in their new patriotic Cubs tank while enjoying lively summer hits and patriotic music along with classic American fare.
Extra Innings Show, July 10 vs. Chicago White Sox, 3:05pm CDT:
Pop band Fitz & The Tantrums will headline an Extra Innings Show on the field following the Cubs vs. White Sox rivalry opener July 10. The show is open to all game attendees and Budweiser Bleacher guests will receive an Extra Innings Concert Koozie. Members of the band will throw the game’s ceremonial first pitch and lead the 7th inning stretch.
‘90s Day, August 21 vs. Atlanta Braves, 3:05pm CDT:
The ‘90s are coming back for at least one afternoon as the Cubs host ‘90s Day Aug. 21 vs. the Atlanta Braves. Budweiser Bleacher guests will receive a re-issue neon Cubs hat in its popular pink color. The game will feature sounds of the decade with popular ‘90s music playing between innings.
Singles and Doubles Day, September 18 vs. St. Louis Cardinals, 1:20pm CDT:
The final Budweiser Bleacher Friday will help turn singles into doubles as Cubs fans mingle in the Budweiser Bleachers Sept. 18 vs. the St. Louis Cardinals. Each guest will receive a three-quarter-length-sleeve top and the afternoon will include fun social media interaction and creative food pairings.