GREEN BAY (NBC 26) — Ahead of the Green Bay Packers home opening weekend against the Lions on Monday evening, there are several events in town aimed to bring the excitement ahead of the game.
On Sunday, Lambeau Field hosted a FREE concert with performer Jake Owen.
WATCH for a snippet of what the concert looked like:
The festivities began with the Johnsonville Tailgate Village open for fans and concert-goers at 3 p.m.
Singer-songwriter George Birge opened the concert from 4-4:30 p.m., with Owen taking the stage at 5 p.m.
One man at the concert shared with NBC 26 that it was nice to be out and get a sense of normalcy.
“Jake Owen concert have fun, hangout with friends. It’s definitely nice to be able to get out and be able to finally relax and get back to normal," said Anthony DePetro, Green Bay.
Haven't heard Owen's music yet? Below are a few of his most popular tunes:
Parking for concert-goers is free and first-come, first-served in Lambeau Field lots.
Attendees were able to bring blankets and chairs to use during the show.
Monday night’s game against Detroit will bring a full-capacity crowd back to Lambeau Field for the first time since January of 2020.
Attendees will receive a “Kickoff Weekend” rally towel when entering the game. Kickoff is set for 7:15 p.m.
For more information about “Kickoff Weekend,” click here.