The university welcomes fans to campus this Saturday for the DISH Orange and White Game, an annual spring football scrimmage. The game kicks off at 2:05 p.m. Admission and parking for the game are free.
Players and coaches will gather on the field at Neyland Stadium to sign autographs before the game as part of Fan Appreciation Day. Autograph signing will begin at 11:30 a.m. Fans may begin lining up for autographs at Gate 7 at 7:00 a.m. Gates will open at 11:00 a.m. For more on the game and Fan Appreciation Day, visit the Athletic Department website.
More than 50,000 fans are expected for Saturday’s game. Free parking for the game will be available in all unreserved university lots.
Following Saturday’s game, country music star Jason Aldean will perform at 7:30 p.m. at Thompson-Boling Arena. Tickets for the concert are still available at KnoxvilleTickets.com. Parking for the concert is available at the special event rate of $10 per car.
Traffic congestion is expected as concert fans begin arriving just as Vol fans are still leaving the DISH Orange and White Game.
Football fans using the G-10 parking garage, the Andy Holt Tower garage, and other faculty and staff lots on the main campus must move their vehicles to parking lots designated for the concert if they play to remain on campus to attend the show.
Concertgoers are not allowed to bring backpacks or large bags into the arena. Video cameras or unauthorized recording devices will not be allowed into the concert.
For more information, call the arena management office at 974-0953.
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