Music lovers and baseball fans, mark your calendars for the Extra Innings Festival at Tempe Beach Park, 80 W. Rio Salado Pkwy., on March 1 and 2. This unique festival promises a blend of rock, pop, and indie music, alongside appearances from MLB legends, set against the backdrop of Arizona’s spring training season.

Friday’s lineup features Chris Stapleton, the Turnpike Troubadours, Ryan Bingham, and Elle King. Joining them are Kaitlin Butts and Charley Crokett, among others, ensuring a day filled with diverse musical talents.

The excitement continues into Saturday with the legendary Dave Matthews Band headlining the event. Fans can also look forward to performances by Noah Kahan, Sheryl Crow, Morgan Wade, local heroes Gin Blossoms, Larkin Poe, Jade Bird, and more, guaranteeing a weekend of unforgettable musical experiences.

But the Extra Innings Festival isn’t just about music. Baseball fans will have the chance to meet MLB legends like Eric Karros, Bobby Valentine, Ryan Braun, and Tim Raines. This festival is a unique opportunity for baseball fans to mingle with some of the greats of the game, adding an exciting twist to the traditional music festival experience.

In addition to the music and baseball, the festival is a celebration of culinary arts. Food vendors will offer the best of the Southwest, catering to all preferences with vegan, vegetarian, and gluten-free options, ensuring that guests can savor a variety of flavors while enjoying the entertainment.

The festival’s innovative approach includes wristband activation for a seamless entry process and cashless payments. Once festivalgoers have their wristbands, they can register for cashless, allowing them to enjoy food, drinks, merchandise, and more with just a tap of their wrist.

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