LINCOLN, Neb., 2015-9-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Fans and visitors alike are invited to attend Nebraska Tourism’s Nebraska Nice FanFest in the Railyard from 11:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. on September 12. Attendees will get to see live Nebraska based bands along with the Big Ten Network broadcasting live from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. and the Husker Sports pregame radio show broadcasting live from 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. After the festival, the Husker football game will be playing on the cube. The event is designed to showcase the fun, friendly atmosphere of a Husker game day in Lincoln including how welcoming Husker Fans are to visiting teams.
Nebraska Tourism Director, Kathy McKillip commented, “We are very excited about this event. We are fortunate to have such strong partners with the Lincoln CVB, Big Ten Network, the Railyard and our industry Husker Fans. Fans will get to witness live television interviews with former athletes and special guests that will be broadcast on the cube, as well as experience some great live music. We will be releasing our new millennial adventure videos on the Cube and promoting Nebraska attractions though giveaways such as tickets to that evening’s game, Husker gear and BTN gear. Fans watching from home can enjoy watching the live interviews on Big Ten Network, as Nebraska Tourism will be the Presenting Sponsorship of the BTN Primetime Kickoff Show or by listening to the Husker Sports pre-game show. It’s all about celebrating the passionate fans of Nebraska – it doesn’t get much nicer than this and our fans are well known for being Nebraska Nice.”
Nebraska Nice FanFest Details
When: Saturday, September 12th
Time: 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m., with the Husker football game being televised on the Cube afterwards
Where: Railyard and Canopy Street
Entertainment: various bands/musical guests, DJ, Big Ten Network, former Husker football players, giveaways, booths, and more
Hosts: Nebraska Tourism Commission, Husker Sports Network, Big Ten Network, The Railyard and the Lincoln Convention and Visitors Bureau.
11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.: Emmett Bower Band
1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.: Funk Trek
2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.: Lemon Fresh Day
4:00 p.m. – 4:45 p.m.: AZP
5:15 p.m. – 6:15 p.m.: Rachel Price – Price is a Nebraska Native who rose to social media fame with her song and viral video for Little Nebraska Town. Price is currently recording new music in Nashville but comes back to perform in her home state every chance she gets.
Big Ten Network and Husker Sports Network shows
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.: Big Ten Network broadcast – Includes interviews with former players Barrett Ruud, Matt Davison and Johnny Rogers.
2:00 p.m. -4:00 p.m.: Husker Sport Network live broadcast of their pre-game show
5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.: The Bottom Line with Mike’l Severe broadcasts
2 tickets to the September 12 Husker football game, BTN gear, Husker gear, Nebraska Nice duffle bags, backpacks and postcards, SAC Museum backpacks and more
Event Sponsors Include: The Nebraska Tourism Commission (www.visitnebraska.com), The Lincoln Convention and Visitors Bureau (www.lincoln.org/visit), Big Ten Network (www.btn.com), Husker IMG Sports Network (www.huskers.com), and Railyard Entertainment, LLC (www.railyardlnk.com).
For more information about travel, events and unique destinations in Nebraska, order your free travel guide today at www.VisitNebraska.com. Then stay connected with Nebraska Tourism on our Visit Nebraska Facebook page, on Twitter, on Pinterest and on YouTube.
The mission of the Nebraska Tourism Commission is to expand Nebraska’s dynamic and diverse travel industry making it more viable by creating awareness, attracting increased visitors which results in greater tourism revenue and economic gain throughout the state. To learn more, go to www.VisitNebraska.com.
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