In addition, the Pirates announced the popular “FAN JAM” post-game concert series will be back once again in 2013. The dates and performers are as follows:
- Saturday, June 1 will feature legendary R&B artists Kool & the Gang performing post-game after the Pirates battle the Cincinnati Reds at 7:15 p.m. as part of the annual Heritage Celebration weekend. The band that needs no introduction has sold over 70 million albums and produced 11 Top 10 hits including; “Celebration,” “Joanna,” “Cherish, “Ladies Night”, “Too Hot”, and “Get Down on it” to name a few.
- Saturday, June 15 will feature Blues Traveler after the Pirates take on the Los Angeles Dodgers at 4:05 p.m. The popular band has sold more than 13 million combined units worldwide and in June, 2012 released their new album “Suzie Cracks the Whip.” In the band’s more than 25 years on the music scene, their hits include “Hook,” “But Anyway” and “Run-Around,” which climbed as high as number eight on the Billboard Hot 100.
“We are pleased to be able to offer our fans four exciting post-game concerts in 2013,” said Lou DePaoli, Pirates Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer. “We are once again seeing strong demand for all of our Saturday games for 2013, but the demand for the SkyBlast and Fan Jam dates has been very strong and those dates are sure to be sellouts again this season.”
Season ticket plans are on sale now for fans who want to ensure they get their seats for all games on their 2013 wish list, including Opening Day, the two SkyBlasts, and two Fan Jam dates. Fans can choose from a Full Season Plan starting as low as $449, a 41-Game Plan featuring every weekend game, and 20-Game Plans and 10-Game Plans that are focused around the best games of the season. Fans can visit pirates.com/tickets for more information.
Individual game tickets are on sale at the PNC Park Main Box Office, online at pirates.com/tickets or by calling 1- 877-893-2827. Tickets and information will also be available at the 23rd annual PirateFest – presented by T-Mobile - scheduled for Saturday, December 15 and Sunday, December 16 at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center.