Nebraska, Tennessee Fans Have Bowl Treat In Store

It All Starts With Team Hospitality Tailgates In Nashville

Saturday, December 24, 2016 - by special to The Chattanoogan.com

The Franklin American Mortgage Music City Bowl is excited to announce its inaugural Fan Zone on Broadway, a two-day block party full of food, drinks, interactives and free music as part of its Bowl Week festivities. The Fan Zone is open to the public on Dec. 29 from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. and on Dec. 30 from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Visiting fans and locals alike are encouraged to visit the Fan Zone on Broadway between 1st and 5th Avenue to enjoy interactive games, cooking demonstrations by Nashville chefs at Live Fire on Broadway, a special appearance by Montgomery Gentry with a post-game show from LOCASH and more.

Take part in games at the Coca-Cola Refresh Zone or check out some of the on-site exhibits.

Nebraska and Tennessee fans can visit their team’s hospitality tailgate tents at the Tootsie’s Husker Lounge or the Honky Tonk Volunteer Central for a tailgate experience with locker room set-ups, TVs, team decor, and food and drinks available for purchase.

Fans also won’t want to miss the Hattie B’s Hot Chicken Eating World Championships – where amateur and professional eaters will scarf down Nashville’s signature cuisine with $750 on the line. In addition, there will be plenty of food and drinks for purchase from some of Nashville’s best restaurants and bars.

Confirmed vendors at the Fan Zone on Broadway include:

 Athlon Sports

Broadway Entertainment

 Coca-Cola

 Hattie B’s Hot Chicken

 Honky Tonk Central

 Jack Daniel’s

Layla’s

 Lyft

 Orca Coolers

 Puckett’s

 Ram Trucks

 Tootsie’s

Live music schedule at the Franklin American Mortgage Music City Bowl’s Fan Zone on Broadway:

 Dec. 29, 5 p.m.: The Battle of the Bands on Broadway featuring each school’s marching band followed by a special appearance from hit country duo, Montgomery Gentry

 Dec. 29, 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.: Rubiks Groove at the Battle of the Bands - the ultimate 80s and 90s dance party

 Dec. 30, 12:30 p.m.: Pregame concert featuring Jason Eskridge, presented by the Nashville CVC

 Dec. 30, 7 p.m. (approx.): Postgame concert featuring hit country duo LOCASH

Live Fire on Broadwaypresented by Creation Gardens and Butchery Fresh, will feature some of your favorite Nashville chefs preparing some game-day favorites on Broadway over an open fire for guests to sample.

Chefs participating in Live Fire on Broadway include Hrant Arakelian (New Concept Pending), Sal Avila (Prima), Jason Brumm (A.Ray), Nathan Duensing (Thompson Hotel), Steve Gustafson (Omni Hotel), Dave Harker (Omni Hotel), Edgar Pendley (Urban Grub), Perry Seal (Seal’s Southern Secrets), Michael Sullivan (Creekstone Farms), Vivek Surti (VEA Supper Club), Dan Thompson (Creation Gardens), Bryan Weaver (Butcher & Bee), and Andrew Whitney (Virago).

(Contact Larry Fleming at larryfleming44@gmail.com and on Twitter @larryfleming44)

 


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