- Pre-Race Show Features Concert By O.A.R., Entertainment From Country Music Sensation Dee Jay Silver
FORT WORTH, Texas (Oct. 3, 2013) – Fort Worth’s Ricky Bobby Sports Saloon and Restaurant will serve as the title sponsor for the AAA Texas 500 pre-race show featuring O.A.R. on Sunday, Nov. 3, at Texas Motor Speedway.
Ricky Bobby Sports Saloon and Restaurant Pre-Race Show featuring O.A.R. will begin at 12:20 p.m. CT – 1 hour, 40 minutes prior to the start of the AAA Texas 500 Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup race – and be highlighted with a one-hour concert with the rock band formally known as Of A Revolution. O.A.R., who has sold more than two million albums since releasing its first in 1997, has produced a number of hits, including its popular 2008 single "Shattered," which was certified platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA). Other hits include "Love and Memories," "Heard The World," "Lay Down," "This Town" and "Heaven."
Ricky Bobby Sports Saloon and Restaurant, located at 2200 NE Loop 820 in Fort Worth, also will serve as the site for the official after party for the AAA Texas 500.
“We are delighted to partner with Texas Motor Speedway on this event because it ties in perfectly with the NASCAR theme of Ricky Bobby Sports Saloon,” said Eric Langan, president of RB Restaurants Inc., the company that owns the restaurant/sports bar. “We are looking forward to hosting the official party after the NASCAR Sprint Series and O.A.R. concert. We couldn’t be more convenient because we’re located just down the road.”
The Ricky Bobby Sports Saloon and Restaurant Pre-Race Show featuring O.A.R. will include some country flare as Dee Jay Silver will join the entertainment lineup. Dee Jay Silver, who is currently touring with country music superstars Jason Aldean and Luke Bryan on the “My Kinda Party Tour,” has entertained millions of listeners with his unique brand of party rock country style of music mixing. Earlier this year, he became the first DJ to play at the Academy of
Country Music Awards. Dee Jay Silver also has performed at other recognizable events including the Sundance Film Festival, South by Southwest and Austin City Limits Music Festival.
Fans can get close to the entertainment and pre-race driver introductions for the Ricky Bobby Sports Saloon and Restaurant Pre-Race Show featuring O.A.R. by purchasing a $79 pre-race pass. A pre-race ticket must be accompanied by a AAA Texas 500 grandstand ticket.
To purchase a pre-race pass or ticket to the AAA Texas 500, visit www.texasmotorspeedway.com or call the Texas Motor Speedway ticket office at (817) 215-8500.
About Ricky Bobby Sports Saloon: Ricky Bobby Sports Saloon is at 2200 NE Loop 820 in Ft. Worth, just minutes from the Texas Motor Speedway. The restaurant features a unique menu that appeals to dining enthusiasts of all levels, includes multiple giant flat screens for watching sports events, an outdoor patio with fire pits, fountains and a stage for live band performances. The Ricky Bobby waitresses wear specially designed uniforms to show off their curves, attend the tables. The restaurant includes two full service bars where all our specialty drinks are mixed to order. For more information visit: www.rickybobbyftw.com or Facebook: www.facebook.com/RickyBobbysportssaloon.