Rowdies to Host July 6th Independence Day Celebration featuring the Para-Commandos and post-match Kool and the Gang Concert
Mark your calendars and get ready to enjoy the Rowdies largest event of the season – the Independence Day Celebration – Thursday, July 6, 8 p.m. at Al Lang Stadium as the Tampa Bay Rowdies take on FC Cincinnati.
The night will kick-off with the U.S. Special Operations Command Parachute Demonstration Team, widely known as the Para-Commandos, delivering the American Flag to the field from an altitude of 12,500 feet. The Para-Commandos are comprised of active-duty military or Department of Defense civilians assigned to U.S. Operations Command at MacDill Air Force Base in Tampa.
After the match, fans will enjoy a FREE Kool & the Gang concert presented by Big Storm Brewing Co., the official craft beer partner of the Tampa Bay Rowdies and brewer of Kick in the Grass – a light, refreshing Pilsner style lager. The multiple-platinum selling Kool & the Gang will get fans moving with top hits including “Celebration,” “Fresh” and “Get Down On It.” Kool & the Gang has sold more than 70 million albums worldwide and performed continuously for the past 35 years, longer than any R&B group in history. More of their smash hits include “Jungle Boogie”, “Too Hot” and “Fresh.”