Jelly Roll, Jimmie Allen, & More Confirmed For 3rd Annual Rock ‘N Jock Celebrity Softball Game

The event benefits Folds Of Honor Tennessee.

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Emma Toth

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April 18, 2023

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Jelly Roll; Photo by Andrew Wendowski

Nashville’s hottest musicians, professional athletes, comedians, and influencers will soon come together for a good cause: the 3rd Annual Rock ‘N Jock Celebrity Softball Game benefiting Folds of Honor Tennessee.

The much-anticipated event will take place on Monday, June 5 at 6:30 PM at Nashville’s First Horizon Park (19 Jr Gilliam Wy) and will raise money for Folds of Honor Tennessee, an organization that supports the families of America’s fallen or disabled service members and first responders.  

June 5 At Nashville’s First Horizon Park

Jimmie Allen; Photo By Andrew Wendowski
Jimmie Allen; Photo By Andrew Wendowski

Who’s Playing?

Chris Lane, Brantley Gilbert, Missy Franklin, Jelly Roll, Brett Young, Jimmie Allen, Mitchell Tenpenny, Riley Green, RaeLynn, Charles Esten, Shawn Johnson and Andrew East are among the players confirmed to take the field so far. 

Sarah Duncan, Folds of Honor Regional Development Officer of North Texas, will make an appearance as the guest speaker at the event. 

For the past few years, the Rock ‘N Jock Celebrity Softball Game has been a fan-favorite event and this year promises to be no different.

In addition to the softball game, there will also be a celebrity Star Spangled Banner performance, celebrity commentators throughout the game, fan photos, and more. 

Tickets On Sale Now

Fans can purchase tickets now, starting at just $20.39 each.  

The Folds of Honor Tennessee 2nd Annual Rock 'N Jock Celebrity Softball Game; Photo By Andrew Wendowski
The Folds of Honor Tennessee 2nd Annual Rock ‘N Jock Celebrity Softball Game; Photo By Andrew Wendowski

The 2022 event was a huge success featuring Team Budweiser (Kane Brown, Jameson Rodgers, Chris Lane, Mitchell Tenpenny, John Crist, ERNEST, Julia Cole, Hannah Cook, HARDY, Raymundo, Jason Crabb, Chip Esten, Alexandra Kay, Melanie Collins, and Cortland Finnegan) and Team US Ventures (Riley Green, Shawn Booth, Jimmie Allen, Chuck Wicks, Will Compton, Eric Decker, Jessie James Decker, Missy Franklin, Morgan Huelsman, Tyler Braden, Jelly Roll, Andrew East, Shawn Johnson and Michael Ray). 

Thousands of fans came to watch as the teams battled it out on the field for a good cause. Ultimately, Team Budweiser took home the win with an overall score of 24-18. 

Those who are unable to make it to the event in Nashville and wish to donate to Folds Of Honor, can click HERE

Charles Esten; Photo By Andrew Wendowski
Charles Esten; Photo By Andrew Wendowski

ABOUT FOLDS OF HONOR:

It began with Lt Col Dan Rooney’s flight home from his second tour of duty in Iraq. An F-16 fighter pilot in the Oklahoma Air National Guard, he became painfully aware of the realities families face when a loved one in uniform is fallen or disabled.

As his flight landed, the pilot announced they carried the remains of Corporal Brock Bucklin on board. Lt Col Rooney watched as Corporal Bucklin’s twin brother walked somberly alongside the flag-covered casket to meet his family on the tarmac. Among them was the deceased Corporal’s young son, Jacob.

Since that night, Lt Col Rooney has committed his life to rallying patriotic Americans and meeting sacrifice with hope through the Folds of Honor. Since 2007, we’ve provided life-changing scholarships to the spouses and children of America’s fallen or disabled military. And now, our mission expands to the families of America’s first responders. On our watch, those who protect our freedoms and our families will know they are not forgotten.

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