Friday, April 13, 2012
Viva Los Dodgers Schedule
“Viva Los Dodgers Days” presented by State Farm, Time Warner Cable and Chevrolet, now in its third season, takes place each Sunday of every homestand starting this Sunday prior to the 1:10 p.m. game against San Diego. The season-long initiative celebrates Latino culture in Los Angeles and the legacy of Latin American Dodgers past and present at a family-friendly pregame festival in lot 6 two hours prior to each Sunday home game.
All Dodger fans are welcome and the event is free with a ticket for the day’s game. “Viva Los Dodgers Days” includes live music, giveaways and family-friendly activities such as face painting for kids, batting cages, pitching inflatables and photo booths. Fans that attend “Viva Los Dodgers Days” will also have the chance to meet, take photos with and get autographs from current and former Dodger players.
Talent that has performed at “Viva Los Dodgers” Days includes Grammy and Latin Grammy nominees and winners. Entertainment this Sunday features “Last Comic Standing!” winner Felipe Esparza. Moonlight Trio, a Los Angeles band with Mexican roots with a rock, rockabilly and cumbia influenced musical-style, will perform.
Silvia Botello of “Silvia en la Mañana” on Univision Radio’s Recuerdo 98.3 FM and 103.9FM will emcee. Dodger alumnus Derrel Thomas will sign autographs for fans. Dodger partners that will partake in “Viva Los Dodgers Days” this season with giveaways and on site promotions include State Farm, Time Warner Cable, Chevrolet, Automobile Club of Southern California, Cricket Wireless, Sparkletts and Staples. This Sunday, fans can also play MLB2K12 game on Xbox and PlayStation.
“Viva Los Dodgers Days” are part of the Dodgers’ promotional schedule and will take place two hours prior to games listed below:
Date/Time Opponent Talent
April 15, 1:10 p.m. Padres Comedian Felipe Esparza, The Moonlight Trio
April 29, 1:10 p.m. Nationals TBD
May 13, 1:10 p.m. Rockies Comedian Julio Gonzalez, KCRW DJ Raul Campos
May 20, 5:05 p.m. Cardinals Las Cafeteras, The Pinker Tones, KRCW DJ Raul Campos
May 27, 1:10 p.m. Astros La Santa Cecilia
June 17, 1:10 p.m. White Sox Mexican Institute of Sound, La Vida Boheme, KCRW DJ Raul Campos
July 1, TBD Mets Ximena Sariñana, Mariachi Los Solecitos, KCRW DJ Raul Campos
July 15, 1:10 p.m. Padres Mexico Azteca Ballet Folklorico
August 5, TBD Cubs No Te Rajes, Jalisco Folklorico Group
August 26, 1:10 p.m. Marlins Ana Tijoux
Sept. 2, 5:10 p.m. Diamondbacks Mariachi Heritage Ballet Folklorico
Sept. 16, TBD Cardinals Comedian Felipe Esparza
Sept. 29, TBD Rockies TBD
*Additions to talent will be made throughout the season and announced prior to each event.
The Dodgers’ season-long initiative culminates with La Gran Fiesta - Viva Los Dodgers on Saturday, September 29. Fans can get more information on “Viva Los Dodgers Days” and purchase tickets now at www.dodgers.com/viva, www.losdodgers.com/viva, or by calling 866-DODGERS.