5/23/2014 11:30 A.M. ET
Phillies host electronic dance music event
Holiday weekend event features DJ Markus Schulz following Phillies-Dodgers game
By / Philadelphia Phillies
This is going to take the fan experience to a whole new level.
Tonight, Markus Schulz -- one of the biggest DJ/producers in the world -- will descend on Citizens Bank Park to host a special electronic dance music event. Markus Schulz will perform at the end of that evening's 7:05 p.m. Phillies-Dodgers game.
Markus Schulz will take the field for a set that traverses the finest in electronic music and his own extensive catalog of productions, including showcasing songs from his brand new album "Scream 2" to baseball's biggest Phanatics. All fans who have a ticket to that night's game are invited to take part. No additional tickets are needed for the event, which is being promoted in conjunction with SoundGarden Hall. The post-game event will take place along the ballpark's outfield entertainment area and plaza, providing a unique backdrop for a night of amazing music and dancing. Concessions serving food and beverages will also remain open throughout the entire event.
"This is a perfect way to start the holiday weekend, combining a Phillies game with a unique post-game event featuring one of the most popular dance music DJ's in the world," said Michael Harris, Phillies Director of Marketing & Special Projects. "The passionate fans of Phillies baseball and dance music will unite for a fun, energetic and special night at Citizens Bank Park."
"I'm a huge baseball fan, so to team up with the Phillies for such an amazing event is something I'm really looking forward to. I've played in night clubs and at some of the biggest festivals around the world, but can't imagine what it will be like to DJ in one of baseball's finest cathedrals," Markus Schulz said.
"We have already brought some of the greatest names in EDM to Philadelphia, and we're thrilled to partner with the Phillies and Markus Schulz on this amazing event," said Gary Shusman, owner at SoundGarden Hall. "It is amazing to see how far EDM has come," adds SoundGarden's Mark Marek. "Having our music share a stage with our national pastime is a beautiful thing."
For more information and a special discounted ticket offer, visit phillies.com.
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