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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (April 16, 2024)  Get ready for an unforgettable evening because the Nashville Kats season opener is just around the corner! We’re thrilled to announce that multi-genre talent Blanco Brown will “Git Up” on the field for both a pre-game performance and National Anthem.

Mark your calendars for Saturday, April 27, as the Nashville Kats go head-to-head against the Minnesota Myth at the historic Municipal Auditorium in downtown Nashville. It’s a showdown you won’t want to miss!

The outdoor tailgate party begins at 5:30 p.m. with music, food, drinks, and activities including the Lady Kats dancers, the Hype Crew with free giveaways and an appearance by Kool Kat, the mascot. Inside the arena, the pre-game show begins at 7:00 p.m. and will feature a performance and the national anthem by GRAMMY®-nominated Blanco Brown, famous for his viral hit “The Git Up” (certified 11x PLATINUM across three countries) that topped the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart for 12 weeks and was the top-selling digital country song in the United States for 13 weeks with more than 1.4 billion audio streams and four billion video streams across platforms. Blanco dropped his latest EP Heartache & Lemonade on April 5 via BBR Music Group/Wheelhouse Records, featuring the lead track “Sunshine Shine.”

The box office opens at 1:30 p.m. on game day. Fans are allowed a sneak peek inside the arena between 1:30 – 4:30 p.m. on April 27 for a personal tour to select premium season tickets. Season ticket perks include Kats merchandise rewards, exclusive access to a pre-game event and more. Single game tickets are also available starting at $30 per ticket. 

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About the Nashville Kats:
The legacy of the Nashville Kats, a storied franchise in the Arena Football League (AFL), is set to continue with the highly anticipated revival of the team for the 2024 season. Led by a dynamic ownership group, Nashville Arena Sports, LLC, Nashville entrepreneur and business leader Chuck McDowel, sports and entertainment attorneys Tamara Dadd Alan and Nancy D. Eckert, along with Jeff Fisher, former Titans and Rams head coach, as President of Football Operations and Greg Pogue, Nashville sports communications veteran, as VP Community Relations, the Nashville Kats are poised to make a triumphant return to the AFL. Building on the remarkable history established by previous iterations of the franchise, the new Nashville Kats will honor tradition while forging a new path forward. With a new logo unveiled and the beloved Kool Kat mascot returning, the team promises an electrifying experience for fans both old and new. Home games will be played at the historic Nashville Municipal Auditorium in downtown Nashville, with a special game at F&M Bank Arena in Clarksville on Armed Forces Day. Stay updated on all things Nashville Kats at


About Blanco Brown:
Blurring the lines between Country, Hip-Hop & Soul, Blanco Brown makes a southern sound that he proudly calls “Trailer Trap.” Honing in on his unique sound, Blanco balances both the metropolis and country settings in which he grew up. His viral hit “The Git Up” (certified 11x PLATINUM across three countries) took the world by storm, claiming the top spot in charts across the globe and spawning nearly four billion views across social platforms. It claimed the No. 1 on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart for 12 weeks and was the top-selling digital Country song in the US for 13 weeks, resulting in Billboard naming him as their No. 1 Top New Country Artist for 2019. Apart from being a GRAMMY®-nominated engineer who has worked with the likes of Fergie, Childish Gambino, Kane Brown and Chris Brown, the multi-talent’s multi-national Platinum-certified collaboration “Just the Way” with Parmalee garnered more than 500 million on-demand streams, earning Brown his first No. 1 hit on Country radio (in the US and Canada). More recently, he doubled down on his genre-bending collaborations, teaming with Nelly on the funky, country inspired track “High Horse,” T.I. for “Trap Still Bumpin’,” LOCASH and the late Leslie Jordan for the funky “Let It Slide,” while pairing with Diplo for “Do Si Do” and Lee Brice and R3HAB for the remix of Brice’s hit song, “Soul.” In 2021, Blanco Brown also lent soaring vocals to the song “Never Gonna Tame You (Original Song from “The Mustangs: America’s Wild Horses”),” written by Diane Warren. Recovering from a life-threatening accident and leaning on music to heal, Blanco released “Nobody’s More Country” in 2021. Then, while hitting the road hard last summer, he instantly captured the attention of festival audiences across the nation opening his set with a breathtakingly powerful cover blend of Sam Cooke’s “A Change Is Gonna Come” and Chris Stapleton’s “Tennessee Whiskey.” Showcasing his world-class vocal talent and captivating stage presence throughout 2023, Blanco released emotionally charged track “I’ll Never,” unlike anything the No. 1 hitmaker has ever released, followed by a momentous tribute to the late, great John Denver with Brown’s release of “Take Me Home, Country Roads.” With the release of his latest project Heartache & Lemonade, this A-Town resident’s branded “Trailer Trap” sound amplifies the stories & arrangements on this EP. Blanco’s dripping-with-soul vocals also sonically shine throughout as displayed in the lead focus track “Sunshine, Shine”.