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Rachel Platten To Play Post-Game

Milwaukee, WI— Admirals President Jon Greenberg announced today that national recording artist Rachel Platten will perform live in a post-game concert on Saturday, February 20th, brought to you by; Toyota, Potawatomi Hotel & Casino, Lee Jeans and Coors Light.

The concert is free to attend with a game ticket. A limited number of on-ice passes that allow fans to watch the concert from directly in front of the stage will go on sale at a future date.

Tickets for the game/concert double-header can be purchased by calling Ticketmaster at (800) 745-3000 or by clicking here. Groups of ten or more can receive substational discounts over single game prices. Those interested in booking a group should call the Ads office at (414) 227-0550.

After finishing college, Rachel immediately set out for New York City where she took up residence in the very apartment building on MacDougal Street in Greenwich Village where Bob Dylan once lived. Naturally, she found a band on Craigslist and started performing in clubs around the city. The next few years consisted of paying dues through a mix of temping during the day and getting fired a lot, gigging until 4am, and lugging an 80-pound keyboard to her fifth floor walk-up night after night. Despite the struggle and the setbacks, Rachel loved being on stage, even if at times nobody was listening.

After two years of writing, Rachel would find her first big spark with “Fight Song.” She turned inward by telling her own story through it. Turns out it was just the message people needed. “The reactions were honest, and intense”. One such story included an incredible woman named Christine, who adopted “Fight Song” as her battle cry against a cancer. After hearing how much “Fight Song” had inspired Christine, Rachel taught 150 of Christine’s friends and family the song for an emotional surprise performance. Sadly, Christine would later succumb but her legacy of love, hope and courage stays with Rachel today.

The fire that “Fight Song” ignited has connected not only with music fans but also Columbia Records. Now planning her major label debut, Rachel is touring the U.S. with Andy Grammer, performing a number of songs from her cache. Songs like “Lone Ranger,” and “Better Place.”

The Admirals will host the Manitoba Moose on saturday February 20th at 7pm, and will be taking on the Iowa Wild the next day sunday February 21st at 3pm.

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