The University of Alabama Athletics Department will host the 2014 “Night at The Joe” on Friday, April 11, when the Crimson Tide opens its Southeastern Conference series against Auburn. As part of the event, there will be a live band performance by August Ashe from 5:00-6:15 p.m., outside the main entrance to Sewell-Thomas Stadium.

The performance by the August Ashe is open to all students and fans that have a ticket for Friday night’s baseball game against Auburn. In addition to the live performance, Alabama head football coach Nick Saban will be on hand to throw out the ceremonial first pitch.

There will also be over a dozen prizes given away during the game, including gift cards, Alabama baseball gear, memorabilia and more. In order to win the prizes, fans must be Crimson Tide Rewards members and must scan in at the game to win.

In addition to the “Night at The Joe” activities, it will also be Faculty/Staff Night and Military Appreciation Weekend. Alabama faculty and staff will receive free admission with family members receiving general admission tickets for $3.  All military members with ID will be admitted to the game for free.