LOCASH to Perform at NCAA Men’s College World Series For June 15 Opening Celebration Day Festivities
Country music singer-songwriter duo LOCASH will perform at the 2018 NCAA® Men’s College World Series® Opening Celebration Day, Friday, June 15 courtesy of Enterprise Rent-A-Car.
Known as “one of Nashville’s hardest-working acts,” LOCASH, Chris Lucas and Preston Brust, have released two albums and charted eight singles. The natives of Baltimore and Indianapolis, respectively, were nominated at the ACM awards for New Vocal Duo, the CMT Awards for Duo Video of the Year, and the CMA awards for Vocal Duo of the Year. Their 2015 hit, “I Love This Life,” was Gold certified and was followed by their Gold-certified No. 1 smash hit, “I Know Somebody.”
LOCASH will perform about 9:30 p.m. CDT at home plate in TD Ameritrade Park Omaha before about 20,000 fans, including the eight teams earning a berth in college baseball’s national championship. Their performance will precede the grand fireworks finale.
Opening Celebration Day’s free activities begin at 9:10 a.m. CDT with team practices followed by team autograph sessions presented by AT&T. The CWS Fan Fest presented by Capital One also will open the morning of June 15 and provide family-friendly entertainment, including NCAA-sport interactive games, photo opportunities, prizes and more.
Evening activities will kick off with a parade of the eight teams marching east from Creighton University’s Morrison Stadium on Mike Fahey Street. The teams will enter the stadium where they will be introduced Olympic style. Also performing will be the U.S. Army Golden Knights parachute team, which will be followed by LOCASH and the grand fireworks finale.
Opening Celebration Day schedule (For more information, go to www.ncaa.com/cws):
- Team Practices: 9:10 a.m. – 5 p.m. CDT
- Team Autograph Sessions: Each team will sign autographs for 45 minutes beginning 30 minutes after the conclusion of their respective practices.
- Fan Fest: 10 a.m. – 9 p.m. CDT (Lot C and Mike Fahey Street.)
- Parade of Teams: 8:30 p.m. CDT
- Opening Ceremonies: 8:45 p.m. – 10 p.m. CDT, featuring team introductions, the U.S. Army Golden Knights Parachute Team, LOCASH and the fireworks finale.
Public parking is available for Opening Celebration Day at TD Ameritrade Park Omaha/CenturyLink Center, Creighton University or city-owned lots in the downtown Omaha area. Metro’s circulator routes also will be available.
The 2018 NCAA Men’s College World Series runs from Saturday, June 16, through Tuesday, June 26, or Wednesday, June 27.