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DJ Paul Oakenfold to Perform At Home Opener

February 11, 2021 - Major League Rugby (MLR) - Austin Gilgronis News Release


AUSTIN, TX - Austin's Major League Rugby team, AG Rugby, will return to Bold Stadium at Circuit of The Americas for their first match of the 2021 season on Saturday, March 20. To kick off the season, all ticket holders will be able to enjoy post-match entertainment from world-famous, 3-time Grammy® Award-nominated artist DJ Paul Oakenfold.

"We want our fans to have the full entertainment experience, from the match to music and much much more." commented AG Rugby General Manager, Mike Sheehan. "A ticket to one of our matches means unbeatable live entertainment, including local music, exciting light show, and of course the hard-hitting sport of rugby - no pads required."

AG Rugby will face off with the Utah Warriors to kick off the 2021 season on Saturday, March 20. On match day AG fans can look forward to DJ Paul Oakenfold performing live shortly after the match on the field. Safety is AG Rugby's top priority, and Bold Stadium will be set up at 50% capacity with socially distant pods.

Hailed as the "godfather of electronic music," Paul Oakenfold is one of the most successful electronic artists of all time, with five million albums sold worldwide and three Grammy® nominations. Oakenfold's discography includes three full-length studio albums, several live/compilation albums, singles and remixes, and over 20 DJ mix albums. He has written and produced for major stars like Cher, The Happy Mondays, U2, and Madonna. He also counts more than 100 remixes, including ones for The Rolling Stone, Justin Timberlake, Michael Jackson, Britney Spears, and Elvis Presley.

"I am excited to partner up with AG Rugby this 2021 season. As a long-time rugby fan, I am so happy to have a team here in town" said Paul Oakenfold. "The AG's are combining the best of Austin - live music, great food, and dynamic entertainment - and as a new Austin resident myself, I'm very much looking forward to being part of the community and putting on an unforgettable show opening night."

For more information about AG Rugby and to view additional ticket options, please visit AGRugby.com.

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