AT&T Amps Up MLS Fan Fest Week By Hosting Free Events In Portland Leading Up To 2014 AT&T MLS All-Star Game Free Music Concerts, Player Autograph Signing, Fan Zone at Waterfront Park, Safe Driving Simulator at Pioneer Courthouse Square, Happening Aug. 2-6
PORTLAND, Ore., Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AT&T is proud to be a presenting sponsor of the 2014 AT&T MLS All-Star Game, and the company is hosting five free events in Portland next week leading up to the 2014 AT&T MLS All-Star Game on Aug. 6 at Providence Park in Portland. The following events are free and open to the public:
Sunday, August 3
- 5:30 p.m. PT (doors open at 2:30 p.m.)
Free Concert with the Flaming Lips
Presented by AT&T and Samsung Galaxy S® 5 Active™, the Flaming Lips will perform a free concert at Waterfront Park. Radiation City will open for The Flaming Lips and perform at 4:30 p.m.
- 2:00-4:30 p.m. PT
Experiential Activation – Waterfront Park
AT&T will be on-site at Waterfront Park for MLS Experience presented by AT&T. AT&T's footprint will include soccer interactive elements, AT&T products and the "It Can Wait" Chair Simulator, encouraging fans to take the pledge to not text and drive.
Tuesday, August 5
- 4:30-6:00 p.m. PT
Autograph Signing with Portland midfielder Darlington Nagbe
Portland midfielder Darlington Nagbe will join fans at the AT&T* retail store at City Center (734 SW 3rd Ave. City Center). Soccer fans will have the opportunity to meet Darlington during a public autograph session.
- 8:45 p.m. PT (doors open at approximately 5:45 p.m.)
Free Concert with Cold War Kids
Presented by AT&T and MLS, Cold War Kids will perform a free concert at Pioneer Courthouse Square. Additionally, Cold War Kids' Nathan Willett will be performing the National Anthem at the game on Wednesday.
- Noon-9:00 p.m. PT (each day)
Experiential Activation – Pioneer Courthouse Square
AT&T will have a booth at the MLS Experience at Pioneer Courthouse Square with interactive activities, including the "It Can Wait" Driving Simulator. Aspiring to create a social stigma around this dangerous habit of texting while driving, AT&T representatives will encourage attendees to get involved, spread the word and take the pledge to never text and drive.
The 2014 AT&T MLS All-Star Game is scheduled for Aug. 6 at Providence Park in Portland, Ore. This year's match will feature the MLS All-Star Team against reigning Bundesliga (Germany) champions, FC Bayern Munich. The match will be broadcast live to a nationwide audience in both English and Spanish on ESPN2 and UniMas at 6:30 p.m. PT.
"As title sponsor of the 2014 AT&T MLS All-Star Game in Portland, AT&T is proud to connect thousands of fans to the sport, music and entertainment they are passionate about," said George Granger, president, AT&T Oregon. For more information on how AT&T keeps fans connected to their favorite sports, teams and athletes, please visit att.com/sponsorships.
*AT&T products and services are provided or offered by subsidiaries and affiliates of AT&T Inc. under the AT&T brand and not by AT&T Inc.
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