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LOCAL BANDS TO PLAY DURING UPCOMING ICEHOGS GAMES

Article By: Nate Haeni

02/10/2011 11:23 AM - Rockford, Ill. – The Rockford IceHogs will welcome four local bands to perform inside the Rockford MetroCentre at the IceHogs games on Feb. 19, March 13, 18 and 25.

Matter of Fact will be in action on Feb. 19 as the IceHogs take on the Houston Aeros at 7:05 p.m. The Oregon, Ill. based band will play after pregame warm-ups, during both intermissions and briefly after the game. For more information, visit the band’s facebook page at http://www.facebook.com/matteroffact4. It’s also Youth Jersey Night as the first 500 kids (14 and under) will get an IceHogs youth jersey thanks to Feldco, ESPN 1380 and Fox 39.

Then, on March 13 the IceHogs battle the Chicago Wolves at 4:05 p.m. on Jersey Auction Day and AudioDrive will show their talents before the game and during the intermissions. AudioDrive is a rock band from Rockford, visit www.audiodriverocks.com for more information. The game is the 12th Annual Jersey Auction as the IceHogs will auction their jerseys off following the game.

On March 18, Time of Worship will put on a show for fans before the IceHogs take on the Oklahoma City Barons at 7:05 p.m. The band will also play during both intermissions. For more information about Time of Worship visit towpraiseband.com.

Cylinder 6 will perform on March 25 for the Hogs game against the Hamilton Bulldogs at 7:05 p.m. Cylinder 6 is a rock band from the Chicago area, check out the band’s facebook page for more information. The first 2,500 fans into the building for the Hogs-Bulldogs game will get an IceHogs gym bag courtesy of Kanga Roof, Members Alliance and Comcast.

For tickets to any IceHogs game, call (815) 968-5222, on-line through www.icehogs.com or in person at the MetroCentre Box Office open noon-5 p.m.

Check out icehogs.com to check out all the IceHogs upcoming games.

Next Home Game: Wednesday, Feb. 16 vs. Peoria Rivermen: The puck drops at 6:35 p.m. The Peoria Rivermen return to the MetroCentre for the third time in 2010-11. Every Wednesday night is a Taco Bell Dollar Day as fans can purchase $1 Vienna Beef hot dogs, Pepsi Products, Bud Select Drafts and companion tickets.