Nashville Sounds kick off opening day with block party

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Posted at 3:44 AM, Apr 05, 2022
and last updated 2022-04-05 08:37:06-04

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — On Tuesday, the Nashville Sounds are ready to celebrate the team's first big opening day since 2019.

The team will have a variety of opening day festivities and ticket options for Tuesday, April 5 when they host the Durham Bulls at 6:35 p.m. at First Horizon Park.

The fun starts before first pitch with a pregame block party on Junior Gilliam Way from 4 to 6 p.m.

The block party is free to attend and will feature live music by Evan James Smith, Rebecca Lee Daniels and Josh Davidson.

There will be face painting, balloon artists, hair braiding and a photo booth with Booster.

Fans will also be able to shop for Nashville Sounds apparel at a pop-up shop and enjoy local food trucks Sweet T’s BBQ and Lilly’s Hot Chicken. In addition to the two food trucks, domestic canned beer will also be available for purchase.

Gates will open at 5:30 p.m. The first 1,000 fans in attendance will take home a free 2022 schedule cling.

Fans will also be able to shop at the Music City Creative pop-up shop located on the concourse. Music City Creative is a LGBTQ-owned, Nashville-based hand-screen printing shop and retail store specializing in eco-friendly custom merchandise. A portion of the proceeds benefits the Nashville Sounds Foundation.

Opening day is also Tito’s Tail Waggin’ Tuesday. People can bring their favorite four-legged friend to the game. Tickets start at $30 ($25 for owners; $5 for dog) with all dog ticket proceeds benefiting Agape Animal Rescue. Special access for dogs and their humans has been set up at the Vanderbilt Health group area located in right field. Seats in this area are general admission, first come first serve.

The 2022 season marks the 44th in Nashville Sounds team history and first in the International League. It’s the first-ever meeting between the Sounds and Bulls.

The Nashville Sounds are the Triple-A affiliate of the Milwaukee Brewers and play at First Horizon Park. Season ticket memberships for the 2022 season are on sale now. For more information call 615-690-4487 or e-mail