Shinedown to headline Ravens Countdown to Kickoff Party, presented by Miller Lite

The Baltimore Ravens will host their 2017 Countdown to Kickoff Party, presented by Miller Lite, on Friday, Sept. 8 at the Maryland State Fairgrounds. The event will feature a live performance by Shinedown and Biffy Clyro, just one of many features at the annual event.

Tickets are $15 in advance for regular admission and $35 for the reserved pit and can be purchased at beginning Friday, July 14 at 10 a.m. All tickets are standing room only.

Shinedown released its fifth studio album, Threat to Survival, in 2015, which debuted at No. 6 on The Billboard 200 chart, marking the group’s third album to enter the Top 10. The group recently celebrated its 11th No. 1 single, “How Did You Love,” in February 2017 and returned to the headlining spot during this summer’s tour with Lacey Sturm.

Scottish rock band Biffy Clyro has released seven studio albums, four of which reached the Top 5 on the UK Albums Chart, with its sixth studio album, Opposites, claiming the group’s first UK No. 1 album. In July 2016, Biffy Clyro released Ellipsis, which debuted at No. 1 in the UK and featured the hit single “Re-Arrange.”

Prior to the live performances, Ravens Countdown to Kickoff Party, presented by Miller Lite, will also feature a live broadcast of the Ravens Countdown to Kickoff TV Special, presented by Papa John’s, from 7:30 p.m. – 8 p.m. on WBAL-TV. Additionally, there will be appearances by current and former Ravens players, Ravens Cheerleaders, Playmakers and Poe, and the event will have interactive games for fans to enjoy.

Additional activities for Countdown to Kickoff Week, presented by Miller Lite (Sept. 5-8), will be announced at a later date.

The Maryland State Fairgrounds is located at 2200 York Road in Lutherville-Timonium and is accessible by MTA on the Timonium Light Rail Stop and the MTA No. 9 bus. Free, on-site parking is available on a first-come, first-served basis.

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Note: The Ravens kick off regular season play on Sunday, Sept. 10, visiting the Cincinnati Bengals (1 p.m. ET).

Who:     Shinedown, Biffy Clyro, Ravens Players and Alumni, Cheerleaders, Playmakers, Poe and Live Ravens

What:    Ravens Countdown to Kickoff Party, presented by Miller Lite

When:   Friday, Sept. 8; Gates open at 5 p.m.

Where: Maryland State Fairgrounds
               2200 York Road
               Lutherville-Timonium, MD 21093

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