Texas Football vs. LSU
presented by St. David’s HealthCare
Saturday, Sept. 7 at 6:30 p.m. Central
Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium, Austin
ESPN COLLEGE GAMEDAY COMES TO AUSTIN!
ESPN’s College GameDay broadcasts live from the LBJ Library lawn on Saturday, Sept. 7, ahead of Texas Football’s highly anticipated matchup against No. 6 LSU. The show airs on ESPN from 8-11 a.m. Central.
Admission to the College GameDay broadcast is free for all fans. The crowd pit opens at 5:30 a.m. Parking lots open at 5 a.m. Fans visiting for the broadcast are encouraged to park in the East Campus Garage at 1200 E. MLK Blvd.
TEXAS-LSU WATCH PARTY AT LONGHORN CITY LIMITS PRESENTED BY ATX WEB DESIGNS
Don’t have a ticket to the game? Join us for the the official Texas-LSU Watch Party at 6:30 p.m. located at Longhorn City Limits presented by ATX Web Designs (LBJ Lawn, northeast corner of DKR-Texas Memorial Stadium). The game will be shown on a giant screen on the LCL stage.
Stubb’s BBQ, the Deep Eddy Lounge, and additional beverage stations are open throughout the duration of the game. Alcoholic beverages are sold until the end of the third quarter.
Fans may bring folding chairs and blankets onto the lawn for the watch party. Tents, umbrellas, coolers, and ice chests are prohibited for this event.
YOUR TEXAS FOOTBALL GAMEDAY EXPERIENCE IS BACK AND BETTER THAN EVER!
Following the success of Bevo Blvd. and Longhorn City Limits, Texas Athletics announces the addition of Smokey’s Midway for the 2019 Texas Football season. Located on the north end of DKR-Texas Memorial Stadium along DeLoss Dodds Way, this fan experience is the perfect bridge connecting Bevo Blvd. presented by H-E-B and Longhorn City Limits presented by ATX Web Designs.
Smokey’s Midway features a variety of midway games with great prizes, interactive attractions, unique fair-style food, additional food trucks and beverage stations, and also provides fans access to The Frank Denius Family University of Texas Athletics Hall of Fame.
Bevo Blvd. presented by H-E-B, an action-filled pregame street party, opens five hours prior to kickoff with Texas-sized fun for Longhorns fans of all ages! Several enhancements to Bevo Blvd. greet fans this season:
• Increased number of local Austin food trucks from six to approximately 12 per game
• Increased number of beverage locations throughout Bevo Blvd. and Smokey’s Midway, including the addition of a craft beer barge and a margarita van
• New exclusive merchandise options at Texas Longhorns Official Team Shop locations
• Longhorn Network’s Texas GameDay live broadcast originates from the north end of Bevo Blvd. beginning two hours prior to kickoff
• The Bevo XV Parade presented by Texas Farm Bureau Insurance starts at the north end of Bevo Blvd. when Bevo arrives three hours prior to kickoff
• Brand-new Texas Longhorns-themed inflatable games for families to enjoy
Texas Football gamedays are still the center of the “Live Music Capital of the World” with Longhorn City Limits presented by ATX Web Designs, the gameday concert series on the LBJ Lawn. This season, LCL sees the addition of the Deep Eddy Lounge, a brand new cocktail garden featuring unique Texas-themed drinks for fans 21+. In addition, fans have the opportunity to get photos with the new Longhorn City Limits oversized guitar monument and exclusive LCL merchandise at the Texas Longhorns Official Team Shop.
Longhorn City Limits is free and open to the public; lawn chair and picnic blanket friendly (no dogs, please); and no game ticket is required.
Hailing from Dripping Springs, Midland has been shaking up the country music scene since their formation in 2013 and headlines LCL for the LSU game. Their 2017 debut album “On the Rocks” was declared “the year’s best country album” by the Washington Post. It earned numerous accolades for the band including New Vocal Group of the Year Award at the 2018 ACM Awards. Their latest single, “Mr. Lonely,” is the first single off their highly anticipated second album.
Supporting Midland is Americana artist and Austin-based singer-songwriter Rob Baird. Baird has been a constant touring force playing alongside acts such as Jason Isbell, Billy Joe Shaver, Don Williams and The Steeldrivers. “Fade Away,” “Dreams and Gasolines,” “More Than Willing,” and “Mississippi Moon” are among the fan favorites from his first three albums. Baird released his highly-anticipated fourth album, “After All,” in January 2019.
The fan favorite silent disco returns to Longhorn City Limits following the game. Featuring three live DJs, participating fans receive a pair of wireless headphones to wear and the ability to choose between the three different channels.
Fans can also enjoy happy hour pricing on Bevo Blvd., Smokey’s Midway, and Longhorn City Limits including $5 16-oz. domestic beers, $6 16-oz. premium beers and $5 wine spritzers.
Bevo Blvd., Smokey’s Midway and Longhorn City Limits close 30 minutes prior to kickoff to allow fans with game tickets time to enter the stadium to see the Longhorn Band’s pregame performance.
Inside the stadium, Texas Athletics has added even more ‘fan first’ pricing on concessions. The 2018 menu featured lower prices on 10 total items, while the 2019 offering expands to include 22 of the most popular gameday concessions items at an average discount of 30%. The ‘fan first’ pricing allows a family of four to purchase a typical gameday meal for $28 or less.
Season tickets, mini plans and single game tickets are still available at TexasSports.com/tickets or 512-471-3333.
For more details, please visit TexasSports.com/gameday.