(Rochester, NY) – The Rochester Rattlers host the Long Island Lizards at 7PM on Friday, July 6 th in Sahlen’s Stadium. The Rattlers started off the season slowly due to NLL and NCAA obligations for almost two-thirds of the players currently on their roster, but they have rebounded to be 1.5 games out of the fourth and final MLL playoff spot. The Long Island Lizards are currently in second place in the league with a 5-2 record, but Rochester is unbeaten in Sahlen’s Stadium this season.
Gates will open at 5:30PM on Friday night to start the Rattlers traditional pre-game happy hour. There will be $1 drafts and $1 hot dogs on sale on the concourse blacktop underneath the scoreboard. The Rochester, NY original blues-rock band Violet Mary will be performing live on the concourse stage during pre-game.
Friday night the Rochester Rattlers are presenting “Kids Night!” at Sahlen’s Stadium. Kids will receive a free gift bag courtesy of Bimbo. 15 mascots from local sports teams, Rochester Rattlers corporate sponsors, and local businesses will be in the stadium meeting with kids during pre-game. The mascots will also be participating in a hilarious obstacle course on the field at half time. Adventures in Climbing’s rock wall will be in the stadium for pre-game and during the Rattlers game as well.
Face-off for the Rattlers and Long Island Lizards Major League Lacrosse game will be at 7PM. Rochester fans will once again get to be the part of a national television broadcast as the game will be shown live on CBS Sports Network.
Tickets are still available for Friday, July 6
th’s game with the Long Island Lizards. Tickets can be ordered by calling585.454.5425or by visiting rochesterrattlers.com.
Violet Mary was formed in 2007 and their music is influenced by everything from British blues, to 70’s rock, to Motown, to modern pop. Mel Muscarella is the lead vocalist and on the keyboard. Mike Muscarella is the lead guitarist and a vocalist. Scott Cranfill plays rhythm guitar and percussion. Martin Dorren is on bass guitar and background vocals, and Scott Butcher plays drums. Violet Mary has released two albums – their 2009 debut “Marionette” and their 2010 follow up “After the Plunge”.