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Tickets go on sale for Tempe’s 2020 Innings Festival

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PHOENIX – The Dave Matthews Band will headline the third Innings Festival, organizers announced Tuesday, the same day tickets for the Tempe event went on sale.

Matthews will perform opening day, Feb. 29. Other musical acts for that day include Portugal. The Man and Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit. Weezer will perform closing day, March 1, along with Death Cab for Cutie, Big Head Todd and the Monsters and O.A.R.

The festival, which coincides with Cactus League spring training, will once again be held at Tempe Beach Park.

Matthews, best known for a string of hits in the late 1990s, posted on Facebook after the lineup was announced that he was “excited to head to the desert” for the festival.

Tickets, which were available starting at noon, range in price from $139 for a two-day general admission pass, to $950 for a two-day platinum pass.

One-day passes were marked from $99 general admission to $675 for a single-day platinum.

Platinum-pass offerings include access to onstage viewing, shade and air conditioning, and complimentary lunch and dinner buffets.

Eddie Vedder and Incubus headlined this year’s big party.

The first festival lasted three days and performances were spread across three stages.

Event coordinators decided to cut back to two days and two stages starting in 2019.

Besides music, the festival features baseball-related activities, including batting cages and appearances by retired major league players.

Former Arizona Diamondbacks catcher Miguel Montero and former pitchers Ryan Dempster, Jake Peavy and Bret Saberhagen were slated to attend.

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