Canadian band Emerson Drive sings anthem at two home openers
Thursday, April 3, 2008
– Emerson Drive may be Canadian, but they will be singing the U.S. national anthem to help usher in the start of the major league baseball season in Chicago and Kansas City.
The band will play the anthem for the Chicago White Sox and the Kansas City Royals on April 7-8. The White Sox play the Minnesota Twins, while the Royals host the New York Yankees.
Emerson Drive will also helm the seventh inning stretch festivities for each team including fan autographs and giveaways for the White Sox and "Take Me Out to the Ballgame" for the Royals.
Lead singer Brad Mates said, "This is going to be fun. I'm a big baseball fan, and season openers are always exciting. It's a real honor to be part of these big opening days for the White Sox and for the Royals....Plus, they've given us great seats. Not a bad way to spend an afternoon or two."
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