There will be a celebration of Celtic festivities all night long including bagpipers a special Celtic version of the Rapids Pregame Happy Hour with great food and drink specials Irish and Scottish music all night a Gaelic Football and Hurling demonstration at halftime and more!
(For full details on the match itself vs. Real Salt Lake with all the inside information you need on head-to-head matchups projected lineups the latest injury and suspension reports miscellaneous game notes and more check out the Rapids' MatchUp page by CLICKING HERE).
Performing in the Pregame Happy Hour from 5:30-7:30pm will be Celtic band "Skean Dubh". One of the most enjoyable bands in Colorado their diverse repertoire spans centuries with Irish pub-songs Scottish ballads Celtic folksongs gorgeous slow airs along with fire-driven jigs and reels. Their music demonstrates to old and young alike the rich and varied musical heritage of the Celtic people! They have a unique combination of traditional melodies driving rhythmic accompaniment extremely musical voices Uilleann (Irish) bag pipes and fiddle that make their performances unforgettable. Don't miss Skean Dubh in their free pregame concert!
Any fans that wear a kilt or other type of Celtic apparel to the game can receive 15% off Rapids merchandise at any of the Rapids kiosks located on the concourse!
The match vs. Salt Lake is also part of the Rocky Mountain Cup competition the annual battle for the pride of the Rocky Mountain region! The Rapids can clinch the 2006 Rocky Mountain Cup with a win on Wednesday night! For the latest updates on the competition standings photos and more visit the Rocky Mountain Cup's official website by CLICKING HERE.
Tickets are on sale now for the August 9th "Rapids Celtic Heritage Night" and Rapids match vs. Real Salt Lake. To purchase yours now CLICK HERE.
See you out at Invesco Field for the Rapids annual Celtic Heritage Night on Wednesday August 9!