Laura Bell Bundy to Perform Free Pregame Concert

Aug. 30, 2011

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - The Nashville Sports Council announced today that Mercury Records recording artist Laura Bell Bundy will perform a free Pregame Concert at Riverfront Park beginning at 5:30 p.m. prior to the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers vs. Kentucky Wildcats football game at LP Field at 8:15 p.m.

Says Bundy, “I could not be more excited to sing for my fellow Kentuckians and Nashvillians at home in Nashville. This is a hometown gig in every sense of the word! Come on out and let’s have a good time before kickoff!”

“We are excited to announce that Laura Bell Bundy will be a part of helping kickoff the college football season in Music City,” said Scott Ramsey, president and CEO, Nashville Sports Council.  “The free Pregame Concert at Riverfront will be a great opportunity for fans traveling from Kentucky and our local residents to enjoy some incredible entertainment and college football atmosphere prior to the Hilltoppers and Wildcats squaring off at LP Field.”

Laura Bell is a Kentucky-born performer who has done it all. From appearing on the Broadway stage as Elle Woods in Legally Blond, a role that garnered her a Tony Award nomination, to performing on the nationally televised Academy of Country Music Awards as well as acting in various film and TV roles. Bundy released her debut country music album, “ACHIN’ AND SHAKIN’,” in 2010 under the Mercury Records label, which featured the hit single “Giddy On Up.” She is currently writing and recording songs for her next album on Mercury Nashville.

Tickets for the College Colors Day Kickoff Game featuring Western Kentucky and Kentucky are currently on sale through Ticketmaster.com and are available at any Ticketmaster outlet.  The game is set for Thursday, September 1 at 8:15 p.m.  For information on the game, contact the Nashville Sports Council or visit NashvilleSports.com today. 

Concert Information:
Featured Artist:  Laura Bell Bundy
Where:  Downtown, Riverfront Park
Cost:  FREE Concert
Time:  5:30 – 7 p.m.
*There will be vendors on-site for food & beverages 
Concert talent provided by The Art of The Game