Reds host The Avett Brothers concert Sept. 7
CINCINNATI — The Cincinnati Reds have announced The Avett Brothers are returning to Great American Ball Park to perform a post-game concert from the field on Saturday, Sept. 7.
The Reds vs. Arizona Diamondbacks game on Sept. 7 will start at 4:10 p.m., with the 60-minute concert to follow. All fans with a ticket to the game can enjoy the post-game concert.
A limited number of Ohio Lottery Field Passes give fans an up-close view of the concert from the field or fans can purchase VIP packages that include an upgraded Infield Box ticket, meet & greet with the band, signed concert poster and Ohio Lottery Field Pass for the concert.
Tickets, field passes and VIP packages for the game and concert are on sale now at reds.com/Avett.
The Avett Brothers concert is the third performance announced for the Ohio Lottery Post-Game Concert Series at Great American Ball Park in 2019. Artist/DJ/producer Zedd is performing on July 26 and AJR are playing on Aug. 17.
For details on all Ohio Lottery Post-Game Concerts, visit reds.com/concerts.
The Avett Brothers previously played a post-game concert at Great American Ball Park in 2017 and at an All-Star Game party in 2015.
About The Avett Brothers
The Avett Brothers made mainstream waves with their 2009 major label debut, I and Love and You, landing at No. 16 on the Billboard Top 200 and garnering critical acclaim. 2012 saw The Carpenter hit No. 4 on the Billboard Top 200 and was followed by Magpie and the Dandelion (2013) which debuted at No. 5 on Billboard’s Top 200 and saw the band appear twice on Jimmy Kimmel Live!
True Sadness (2016) achieved The Avett Brothers’ highest career debut to date hitting No. 1 on Billboard’s Top Albums Chart, No. 1 Top Rock Albums Chart, No. 1 Digital Albums Chart, No. 3 on Billboard Top 200, and scoring two GRAMMY® nominations. In the same year, the band was inducted into the North Carolina Music Hall of Fame.
In 2017, the band released their critically acclaimed documentary May It Last: A Portrait of The Avett Brothers, which was co-directed by Judd Apatow and Michael Bonfiglio. The film followed the band as they wrote their GRAMMY® nominated album True Sadness.
The film was released theatrically and on HBO to rave reviews and critical acclaim and is now available on DVD/Blu-Ray/VOD. In November 2018, the band headlined the concert for Hurricane Florence Relief in Greenville, North Carolina, raising $325,000 to help those affected by Hurricane Florence.
Four new songs have recently been released (“Roses and Sacrifice,” “Trouble Letting Go,” “Neapolitan Sky,” “High Steppin’”) in anticipation of new album Closer Than Together, to be released on October 4, 2019.
Coming soon: Swept Away – a new musical inspired by and featuring the music of The Avett Brothers – will have its world premiere at Berkeley Repertory Theatre in June 2020.