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03/27/2012 12:31 PM EST

FREE Scotty McCreery Postgame Concert on Saturday, May 26

2011 American Idol champion and country music sensation Scotty McCreery will perform a FREE postgame concert on Saturday, May 26, after the Braves-Nationals 4:00 p.m. match up.

McCreery’s debut single, “I Love You This Big,” entered the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart at 32, becoming the highest debut single since 1990, and his debut album, “Clear as Day” was certified Platinum in January, just three months after being released.   One of three nominees for New Artist of the Year by the Academy of Country Music, McCreery hails from Braves Country in Garner, North Carolina.

The 2012 Postgame Concert Series, presented by Delta Air Lines and Coca-Cola, also includes a date with Lynyrd Skynyrd on Saturday, September 1, following the Braves-Phillies 4:00 p.m. game. Additional concert dates will be announced throughout the year. 

Atlanta Braves game tickets, starting as low as $6, are available at braves.com/tickets, the Braves Ticket Office at Turner Field, the Braves Clubhouse Store at the CNN Center, all PUBLIX Ticketmaster outlets, or by calling 1-800-745-3000. 

Fans who want special access to the postgame concerts can purchase VIP Field Passes for $25 and can bid on VIP Meet and Greet Packages, which include four suite tickets, a meet and greet with the performers, 755 Club access, pregame batting practice experience, behind-the-scenes tour of Turner Field and more, at braves.com/concerts.   

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2011 American Idol Winner and Country Music Sensation, Scotty McCreery,

to perform FREE Postgame Concert on Saturday, May 26

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