Mascot Band to Perform, Controversy Over Lip Synching

The Mascot Band will perform at at FirstEnergy Stadium, home of the Double-A Reading Phillies (Eastern League), on Friday, July 23, but there appears to be a little controversy over alleged lip synching by Quack.  Watch video clip here.

PRESS RELEASE – The third game of a four-game series between the Reading Phillies and the Binghamton Mets will take place on Saturday, July 23rd. VIST Financial gates will open to fans at 4:30 pm, and the first pitch is scheduled for 6:35 pm.

As with every Saturday this summer, the National Penn Bank R-Phils Mascot Band will be performing a spectacular pre-game concert on the Weston Center Winning Smiles Stage from 4:45-5:45 pm. The R-Phils Mascot Band is celebrating its 10th year playing at FirstEnergy Stadium, and is loved by fans of all ages – you don’t want to miss out on this concert!

During the R-P-Phils Mascot Band pre-game concert, fans ages 21-years and older can enjoy the Miller Lite Happy Hour from 4:30-5:30 pm, featuring $1 off all beers. Kids can also enjoy the Redner’s R-Phils Kids Club Happy Half Hour with free Phunland from 4:30-5:00 pm.

Current Philadelphia Phillies hitting coach and former R-Phils hitting coach Greg Gross is bringing his ALS Auction back to FirstEnergy Stadium for a second time this season, and fans can once again bid on items benefitting the fight against Lou Gehrig’s disease. Once the VIST Financial Plaza gates open at 5:00 pm, all fans will have the opportunity to bid on great autographed memorabilia.

Every Saturday night during the 2011 season will feature sensational dance performances by the Reading Phillies Dance Team. Directed and choreographed by Jennifer Caputo Pietrobone, of Academy of Movement Dance Studio, the R-Phils Dance Team will have three performances throughout the night, including before, during, and after the game.

After the game has concluded, R-Phils fans will want to stick around for a great fireworks show, presented by Carpenter Technology Corp. Once the fireworks have concluded, there will also be a post-game concert on the Weston Center Winning Smiles Stage, with music by Grammy Award Winning Guitarist, David Cullen.

2011 single-game tickets for all games are available, and fans can call 610-370-BALL, log-on to, or stop by the brand-new R-Phils ticket office located at FirstEnergy Stadium. Fans can also add the all-you-can eat Deck Buffett wristband to any order for only $12. Get your R-Phils “Pick 3 Plan” now and get as many tickets as you want for all Baseballtown All Star Classic events before they go on-sale to anyone else.

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