Kentucky Football Pregame Concert Series Returns for 2017

LEXINGTON, Ky. – The Kentucky Football Pregame Concert Series will return for the 2017 season. This year, UK Athletics is seeking nominations for local bands to play at the Wildcats’ home opener on Sept. 9.

Local bands looking for their big break are invited to submit nominations for a chance to play the season-opening concert. To submit your band, please email [email protected] with the following information or fill out the form at

Band name
Main point of contact
List of band member names and instruments
Band social media handles
Link to YouTube or similar video of live performance

**Kentucky Football Pregame Concerts are a family-friendly atmosphere.**

Nominations will be accepted through July 26. Afterward, the Big Blue Nation will vote for a winner to play the season-opening show.

Concerts will once again be held on the plaza outside Gate 12 of Kroger Field. A schedule for this year’s concerts will be released at a later date.

Season tickets are available at for $310 apiece with corresponding K Fund donations attached. Fans are able to use the Kentucky Football Virtual Venue to view and compare available seat locations and see a 360-degree virtual view from the seats inside Kroger Field. Payment plans will be available for new purchases and renewals.

Public season-ticket packages in Sections 201-203 and 209-211 are $240 apiece. Fans can view a seating chart with the various pricing levels here. Limited quantities of the Kentucky Football Pocket Pass will also return for the 2017 season, which includes a mobile ticket to all seven home games for a discounted price of $205 while supplies last.

The Wildcats will open the 2017 season with a game at Southern Miss on Sept. 2 and make their home debut on Sept. 9 vs. Eastern Kentucky University.

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