The Celebrity Softball Jam combines nine innings of fun-filled, athleticism-optional softball with a talent-packed postgame concert on two stages in centerfield.
The long list of musicians and athletes that have participated in the past include Kevin Fowler, Randy Rogers, Los Lonely Boys, Hayes Carll, Muzzie Braun, Dale Watson, Bruce Robison & Kelly Willis, Kyle Park, The Trishas, Midnight River Choir, Pauline Reese, Kyle Petty, Norm Charlton, Bret Boone, Kevin Millar, Eric Winston, Brooks Kieschnick, Jesse James Leija, Curtis Thigpen, Ahmad Brooks, Kirk Dressendorfer and Greg Swindell.
Led by brothers Willy and Cody Braun, the band wanted to create a signature event with friends from the worlds of music and sports combining America’s pastime and music to benefit Austin’s youth. In five years, the Reckless Kelly Celebrity Softball Jam has raised over $150,000 for area youth leagues including South Austin Little League, Balcones Little League, Montopolis Little League, Del Valley Little League, The Miracle League at Town & Country, The Miracle League of San Antonio, Greater East Austin Youth Association and RBI Austin.
Artists announced for 2014 include: Turnpike Troubadors, Micky & the Motorcars, Pauline Reese, Peterson Brothers, George DeVore, John D. Hale Band, Possum Posse, Uncle Lucius, Shinyribs, William Clark Green, Whiskey Myers, Taco & the Enchiladas, Midnight River Choir with more to be announced soon!
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This year's event will take place on Sunday, May 11th, 2014.
Doubles Washer Tournament
New for 2014 is a 64-team doubles washer tournament, presented by the Bombat Washer Co. The single elimination tournament will start at 1PM on Sunday, May 11 and takes place in the United Heritage Center at Dell Diamond. Custom designed boxes will be used for the tournament and will be auctioned off at the end of the event.
Cash and prizes will be awarded for 1st-3rd places and all teams must pre-register to participate. For more information, or to pre-register, visit the tournament page at www.bombatwashers.com or call (866) 266-2281.