|By Marketwired .||
|August 13, 2013 10:20 AM EDT||
NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwired) -- 08/13/13 -- As the AL East pennant race heats up, Kyle Cook, lead guitarist for Grammy-nominated superstars Matchbox Twenty is set to ignite the crowd at Oriole Park at Camden Yards when the Baltimore Orioles battle the Tampa Bay Rays on Monday, August 19, 2013 scheduled to start at 7:05pm.
Kyle Cook will be ready to rock the National Anthem when he performs his rendition of the now famous electric guitar instrumental of the "Star Spangled Banner" to open the evening. The National Anthem performance is scheduled to air live on the Orioles Radio Network and on MASN (Mid-Atlantic Sports Network) for listeners and viewers in Maryland, Washington, D.C., Delaware, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Virginia and West Virginia.
Matchbox Twenty fans can Enter to Win two (2) lower box seat tickets and a pregame meet and greet with Kyle in the Kyle Cook Anthem Sweepstakes! Five (5) lucky winners will be announced.
Plus, the Orioles have a special offer for Matchbox Twenty fans! Simply use the coupon code MB20 when purchasing tickets to this 8/19 Orioles home game and receive a 20% discount.
Matchbox Twenty is currently on a full scale summer tour in support of their #1 selling album "NORTH" which features the hit singles "She's So Mean" and "Our Song" and will follow up the stop at Camden Yards with a SRO concert at the Wicomico Civic Center in Salisbury, MD on Tuesday, August 20th.
In addition to more than 30 million records sold worldwide, Matchbox Twenty has also earned countless accolades, including five Grammy nominations, four American Music Award nods, the 2004 People's Choice Award for "Favorite Musical Group, and they were named "Best New Band" in the 1997 Rolling Stone Readers Poll.
About Atlantic Records
Atlantic Records celebrated its 60th Anniversary in 2008. Founded in New York City, the label literally grew from a one-room operation into one of the world's preeminent music companies. Atlantic has released a string of recordings that have had a profound impact on the course of modern music, its rich history including such musical icons as Ray Charles, Aretha Franklin, John Coltrane, and Led Zeppelin. The Atlantic roster today includes many of the world's most popular recording artists, among them James Blunt, B.o.B, Phil Collins, Death Cab for Cutie, Diggy, Missy Elliott, Flo Rida, Lupe Fiasco, Kid Rock, Bruno Mars, Matchbox Twenty, Janelle Monáe, Jason Mraz, Plies, Sean Paul, Shinedown, Rob Thomas, T.I., Trey Songz, Wiz Khalifa, Zac Brown Band, and many more.