Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Superstar Tim McGraw to Play Free Full Concert at Raymond James Stadium Prior to Buccaneers Season Opener

Also Includes Encore Halftime Performance As Part Of NFL 100 Fantennial Celebration


The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have announced that Tim McGraw will play a free concert at Raymond James Stadium prior to the Buccaneers' season-opening game against the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday, September 8. The concert, which is free to all patrons with a ticket to the game, is part of the team's NFL Fantennial Celebration commemorating 100 years of NFL football.

"As teams all across the league prepare to celebrate 100 years of NFL football, we wanted to usher in this historic season in unprecedented fashion," said Buccaneers Chief Operating Officer Brian Ford. "This free pre-game concert with country music superstar Tim McGraw will provide an unforgettable start to the NFL's 100th season."

The full concert begins at 2:00 p.m. Ticketed fans will be allowed to enter the stadium beginning at 12:30 p.m. with parking lots opening at 11:30 a.m.

McGraw will perform a variety of his No. 1 hits during the full concert as well as an encore halftime performance. The music superstar's unparalleled career includes 43 number one radio singles and 16 number one albums. McGraw has three Grammy Awards, 14 Academy of Country Music Awards, 11 Country Music Association (CMA) Awards, 10 American Music Awards, and three People's Choice Awards.

"The start of the NFL season is one of my favorite times of the year," said McGraw. "I love football and I'm pumped to be kicking off the NFL's 100th season together with all the Bucs fans in Tampa."

Tickets for this game start at $45 and are now on sale at Ticketmaster.com.