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Get Ready for Hensville Live! 2019

March 8, 2019 - International League (IL) - Toledo Mud Hens News Release

TOLEDO, OH- Hensville Live! - the popular Mud Hens postgame music series - returns for a third season to Hensville Park, presented by NSG and supported by the Ohio Lottery.

Hensville Live! 2019 kicks off on Friday, May 31, with a tribute show to Styx featuring Grand Allusion.

This season Hensville Live! will spotlight seven national tribute bands and one Toledo-based band who will rock, mod and hip hop the 90's Party Night. The remaining postgame shows will feature local and regional acts with all performances taking place on the Owens Corning stage located outside Fleetwood's Tap Rom.

Musical acts take the stage after every Friday and Saturday Mud Hens game and fireworks show between Memorial and Labor Day weekend. Concertgoers will also have an up-close view of the postgame fireworks show.

All Hensville Live! shows are free and open to the public. NEW in 2019, Premium VIP packages. This package includes a ticket to the game and guaranteed access to the VIP viewing area closest to the stage during our Spotlight concert nights.

Black & White Transportation is again the Official Safe Ride Home of Hensville! Live.

Hensville Live! Lineup

SPOTLIGHT: Grand Allusion- A Tribute to Styx - Friday, May 31

Journey back through time to experience some of the greatest rock anthems of the '70's and '80's when Grand Allusion takes the stage on Hensville Live! Opening Night to bring their A Tribute to Styx show to Hensville Park.

Brent Lowry- Saturday, June 1

Country recording artist Brent Lowry hails from small-town Pemberville, but he's big on bringing a new kind of sound to country without losing the traditional roots. Get ready to tap your boots (and maybe more) all night long.

SPOTLIGHT: 90's Party Skittle Bots- Friday, June 7

Winner of the 2015 Bar 145 'Battle of the Cover Bands' and Hensville Live! favorite--- the Skittle Bots are a heavy dose of 90's nostalgia. More than 1,500 people attended last year's 90's Party in Hensville. (VIP package NOT available for this show)

Not Fast Enuff- Saturday, June 8

You want to party? This Toledo-grown group is your ticket for fun. Not Fast Enuff features four vocalists and performs songs from every genre and six decades worth of classics.

Distant Cousinz- Friday, June 21

On the local circuit since 2008, Distant Cousinz was voted Best Local Band in Toledo City Paper's 2018 annual readers poll. Get ready for an incredible show filled with an eclectic mix of rock, soul, and groove.

SPOTLIGHT: Captain Fantastic- Elton John Tribute Show- Saturday, June 22

Sir Elton John... is considered one of the greatest performers of our time. Now it is your time to be dazzled by Captain Fantastic as he takes you on an amazing journey through the 70's and 80's era of Elton's work.

SPOTLIGHT: The Ten Band- A Tribute to Pearl Jam- Friday, June 28

This nationally acclaimed touring tribute band has been performing the music of Pearl Jam since 2003 and is recognized for their authentic reproduction of a live concert. Based in Pittsburgh, PA, The Ten Band was selected to perform on AXS.TV's The World's Tribute Bands.

The Red Carpet Crashers- Saturday, June 29

Homegrown in T-Town, The Red Carpet Crashers, combine a unique blend of Top 40 hits with a heavy dose of good 'ole rock 'n' roll.

SPOTLIGHT: Rock 'N' Blast feat. Separate Ways- A Tribute to Journey- Wednesday, July 3

We won't have to go our Separate Ways after the biggest Rock 'N' Blast fireworks show. Journey back to the early-to-mid 80's with Separate Ways the Band for an unforgettable evening showcasing the group's greatest hits.

Eric Sowers Band- Friday, July 19

Tapped as one of Northwest Ohio's favorite country groups, Eric Sowers Band recorded their debut album in 2016. The band has opened for multiple national acts including Brothers Osborne. As Eric likes to say, "our kind of country is your kind of country; see you all from the stage."

Nashville Crush- Saturday, July 20

Mix together the perfect balance of Country and Rock music, add in high energy and an incredible stage show and you get Nashville Crush.

SPOTLIGHT: Hard Days Night- Beatles Tribute Concert - Friday, August 9

Hailing from the rock 'n roll city of Cleveland, Ohio, Hard Day's Night is rated among the top national Beatles tribute groups performing today. More than 2,000 people relived Beatlemania in Hensville Park last summer.

SPOTLIGHT: Dueling Pianos under the Stars with Piano Wars- Saturday, August 10

Sing-a-longs- check. Song battles- check. Dancing- check. Two entertainers going head-to-head in a Piano War that will have you cheering for a victor- check.

Arctic Clam with special guests Amelia Airharts- Friday, August 30

Two high-energy female-fronted rock groups Arctic Clam & Amelia Airharts, bring together their unique sound for an explosive night of good music.

SPOTLIGHT: Imposters in Effect- A Tribute to the Beastie Boys- Saturday, August 31

"Ch-Check It Out"...Bounce back to the 80's with Imposters in Effect as they channel their inner Beastie Boys with a tribute performance that's guaranteed to get the party started!

HENSVILLE LIVE! SCHEDULE

Friday, May 31 - GRAND ALLUSION: A TRIBUTE TO STYX

Saturday, June 1 - BRENT LOWRY

Friday, June 7 - 90's PARTY- SKITTLE BOTS

Saturday, June 8 - NOT FAST ENUFF

Friday, June 21 - DISTANT COUSINZ

Saturday, June 22- CAPTAIN FANTASTIC- ELTON JOHN TRIBUTE SHOW

Friday, June 28- THE TEN BAND: A TRIBUTE TO PEARL JAM

Saturday, June 29- THE RED CARPET CRASHERS

Wednesday, July 3 - SEPARATE WAYS: A TRIBUTE TO JOURNEY- ROCK 'N' BLAST

Friday, July 19- ERIC SOWERS BAND

Saturday, July 20 - NASHVILLE CRUSH

Friday, August 9 - HARD DAYS NIGHT: BEATLES TRIBUTE BAND

Saturday, August 10 - DUELING PIANOS WITH PIANO WARS

Friday, August 30 - ARCTIC CLAM & AMELIA AIRHARTS

Saturday, August 31 - IMPOSTERS IN EFFECT: A TRIBUTE TO THE BEASTIE BOYS

In addition to our postgame Hensville Live! music series, stay tuned for the announcement of our major summer concert lineup happening on the Owens Corning outdoor stage at Fleetwood's Tap Room.


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