The Southern Illinois Miners announce that Nashville-based Christian rock group Anthem Lights will perform on the on-field stage at Rent One Park on Saturday, June 3rd at 7:00 p.m, sponsored by AmVets and Culvers. They will be joined by fellow Christian artist David Dunn.
Tickets will go on sale on Monday, April 3rd both online and at the Rent One Park box office for Miners season-ticket holders with a paid contract, and will be available to the general public on Tuesday, April 4th. General admission tickets are $20 plus a $2 service fee, with gates opening at 6:00 p.m. Fans will be able to sit in the stadium seats or stand on the field near the stage.
VIP Tickets are also available for the event for $40 plus a $2 service fee. Benefits to VIP ticket holders include early entry to the event at 5:30 p.m., access to the Diamond Club where there will be a light snack, water and tea served from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., and a Meet And Greet session with the artists.
For groups that purchase 15 or more tickets, the $2 service fee will be waived. Parking at the event will be $3 in the Rent One Park lot. For more information, contact the box office at (618) 998-8499.
Originally formed in 2007, Anthem Lights' eponymous debut album in May of 2011 shot all the way up to #15 on the Billboard Christian Albums chart. Their single "Hide Your Love Away" from their second album "You Have My Heart" reached as high as #12 on the Billboard Hot Christian Songs chart in 2013, and another single, "Just Fall," from their most-recent album "Escape" peaked at #20 in 2014. In addition, they have toured with Building 429 and MercyMe among others, and are also known for their covers of pop artists such as Taylor Swift, One Direction and, most-recently, a collection of Disney movie songs.
A native of Midland, Texas, David Dunn is a contemporary Christian artist who appeared on season two of the hit TV show "The Voice." His second album, "Crystal Clear," was released in 2015.
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The Southern Illinois Miners are the 2016 Frontier League West Division Champions, the 2014 and 2015 Frontier League East Division Champions and the 2012 Frontier League Champions. They have been awarded the Frontier League Organization of the Year award three times since their inception, and also set a new Frontier League attendance record in 2007, their inaugural season. For ticket information, contact the Rent One Park box office at (618) 998-8499. For any additional information, visit our website at www.southernillinoisminers.com.