WADE BOWEN ADDED TO LIST OF HEADLINERS FOR 2016 RECKLESS KELLY’S CELEBRITY SOFTBALL JAM
MLB AND NFL STARS ADDED TO CELEBRITY SOFTBALL ROSTERS
Wade Bowen has been confirmed as a headliner at this year’s Reckless Kelly’s Celebrity Softball Jam on Sunday, May 15 at Dell Diamond in Round Rock, TX. Proceeds from the celebrity softball game and music festival benefit The SIMS Foundation.
Bowen will join a lineup of 20+ artists performing on two stages in the outfield of the stadium following a softball game featuring an all-star lineup of musicians, professional athletes and media celebrities led by brothers Willy and Cody Braun of Reckless Kelly.
MLB World Series champion pitchers Josh Beckett, Greg Swindell and Norm Charlton and NFL players Kasey Studdard and Ahmad Brooks have been added to the softball rosters, joining Brooks Kieschnick, Glenn Wilson Sr., Glenn Wilson Jr., and media personalities Andy Langer (KGSR), Eric Raines (KOKE-FM), B-Doe (KLBJ), Kirsten Winquist (Sirius XM), Addie Broyles (Austin American-Statesman), Anne Hudson (KASE 101), Erin Hogan (The Horn), Brendan Anthony (Texas Music Office), Charlie Hodge, TJ Greaney (Country Line Magazine) and others.
Willy and Cody Braun will draft players to their two teams – the “Sultans of Sing” and the “One Hit Wonders” – at a special draft party on Thursday, April 21 at Threadgill’s (6416 N. Lamar) from 5:30 – 7:00pm.
Proceeds from the event will benefit The SIMS Foundation and Reckless Kelly’s ongoing efforts to support youth sports programs in Central Texas. Since it began eight years ago, Reckless Kelly’s Celebrity Softball Jam has raised over $300,000 for area youth leagues, including the funding of a $150,000 renovation of Mabson Field in East Austin, TX.
Tickets are on sale via RKCSJ.org for $20 if purchased between now and April 30, and for $30 if purchased after May 1.
MUSIC LINEUP (MORE ANNOUNCED SOON):
ABOUT RECKLESS KELLY’S CELEBRITY SOFTBALL JAM:
Reckless Kelly’s Celebrity Softball Jam, created and produced by Reckless Kelly in conjunction with Ryan Sanders Entertainment, is a registered 501C-3 through the Reckless Kelly Charitable Youth Foundation. Ryan Sanders Entertainment is a division of Ryan Sanders Baseball, owner/operator of the Round Rock Express (Texas Rangers Triple-A affiliate) and Ryan Sanders Sports Services. They also operate Dell Diamond.
The SIMS Foundation provides mental health and addiction recovery services to the Austin music family. Each year, SIMS connects hundreds of musicians, roadies, lighting techs, sound engineers and other Austin music professionals with counseling, psychiatric, and addiction recovery services to treat depression, anxiety, stage fright, relationship issue, addiction, and other serious mental health issues.
SIMS Foundation provides access and financial support for mental health to over 600 Austin musicians, music professionals, and their families. A musician or music industry professional can call SIMS Foundation and speak with a licensed clinician who will offer immediate support, assess for the next level of care, and provide a personalized referral with the SIMS Provider Network.
SIMS Foundation providers have a deep understanding of the unique challenges of making a living in the music industry in Austin. Through partnerships with over 70 therapists, psychiatrists, and addiction therapy providers, the SIMS Foundation makes available a broad spectrum of services. With countless clients having taken advantage of its services since it’s founding in 1995, SIMS Foundation remains dedicated to building a stronger, more productive creative community in Austin.
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