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Rockford, Ill. – The Rockford IceHogs announced today that Blues Flame Fridays presented by District Bar & Grill is returning to the BMO Harris Bank Center for the 2016-17 season this Friday, Oct. 28, when the IceHogs take on the Chicago Wolves. The contest marks the first Illinois Lottery Cup matchup of the year.

Blues Flame Fridays will be held prior to every Friday night home game at the BMO Harris Bank Center this season as fans 21-and-over are invited to the Blue Flame Lounge for an exclusive pregame party. Capacity is limited.

Doors leading to the Blue Flame Lounge, located in the main concourse at the BMO Harris Bank Center, will open at 5:15 p.m. for fans 21-and-over. Patrons can enjoy live music along with free appetizers and exclusive drink specials. Fans must enter the BMO Harris Bank Center through the upper concourse entrance on Elm St. in order to attend the Blues Flame Fridays and a valid ticket to the IceHogs game is required.

It’s also bobblehead election night at the BMO Harris Bank Center. The first 2,500 fans to enter will be given the choice between a Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton bobblehead courtesy of Dental Dimensions. There are a limited amount of each presidential candidate so the first to run out of bobbleheads will be named the unofficial winner of the IceHogs straw poll for next month’s election.

The first Blues Flame Fridays pregame party on Oct. 28 will feature a live performance from Recently Paroled.

2016-17 Blues Flame Friday Schedule:

Date: Opponent: Band:
Oct. 28 Chicago Wolves Recently Paroled
Nov. 25 Milwaukee Admirals Val and Char Browne
Dec. 2 Chicago Wolves Val and Char Browne
Dec. 30 Iowa Wild Roy Roots
Jan. 13 San Diego Gulls Matthew Flamm & These House Rituals
Jan. 27 Iowa Wild Don Collins and The Night Shift
Feb. 17 Cleveland Monsters The Hoodoo Rhythm Kings
March 3 Manitoba Moose Paula Pena
March 31 Texas Stars Recently Paroled

Tickets to see the IceHogs can be purchased by calling (815) 968-5222, at, in person at the BMO Harris Bank Center Box Office or at any Ticketmaster location. For fans 21-and-over, admission to the Blues Flame Friday pregame party is included with a valid ticket to the IceHogs game.

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