Robert Earl Keen is coming Houston. More specifically — to Minute Maid Park.

Country music legend Robert Earl Keen will be live in concert at Minute Maid Park on Saturday, Sept. 18, following the Astros’ game with the Reds. The concert will be free for anyone who buys a game ticket, and general admission seating for the show will be located on the third base side, facing the Astros’ dugout.

To order tickets, click here. The game with the Reds begins at 6:05 p.m. CT, and the concert will begin shortly after the game’s conclusion.

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Dog Days

The Astros are bringing back their popular pooch promotion for a second time this year, hosting Dog Days on Sunday, Sept. 19. You’re invited to bring your dog to the ballpark, where you can walk him/her around the warning track during the Pooch Parade.

There are two ticket offers for this event. The $40 package includes Bullpen Box seats for you and your canine, with access into the Barking Room only section of Conoco Alley, the Dog Zone located in KBR Plaza and the Pooch Parade.

For $20, you’ll have access to the “Barking Room Only” area in Conoco Alley, the Dog Zone in KBR Plaza and the Pooch Parade.

For more information, please click here.

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Faith and Family Night:

The Astros and Third Coast Sports have teamed up to bring the second Faith and Family Night of the 2010 season on Sunday, Sept. 19, which will include a postgame concert by MercyMe. Your game ticket will also serve as your concert ticket, at which time the seats will be general admission. The concert will take place on the first base side, behind the Astros’ dugout.

For tickets, click here and follow these instructions:

1. Click on the Buy Tickets Now button.
2. On the order page, select the quantity of tickets to purchase next to the Promotions and Special Offers
3. Enter the Password: Mercy in the box to the right stating “You Must Enter Password To Receive Discount”
4. Select the level to purchase tickets on
5. Click on the Look For Tickets button

For groups of 20 or more, please contact Brent Broussard at 713-259-8316 or broussard@astros.com.

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Buddies Club

On Friday, the Astros hosted their annual Coca-Cola Astros Buddies Kids Club summer members-only autograph party. The kids were also invited to visit the Astros’ dugout, play a variety of games and interact with the Astros mascots, face painters, balloon artists and magicians.

Players on hand for autographs were Matt Lindstrom, Brandon Lyon, Bud Norris, Jason Castro, Pedro Feliz, Chris Johnson, Angel Sanchez and Jason Bourgeois.

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Castro

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Lindstrom

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Norris

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Lyon

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Johnson

The Coca-Cola Astros Buddies Kids Club is the team’s fan club for kids 14 and under. One of the many membership benefits is an invitation to the team’s end of the summer members-only Autograph party. In addition to autographs, members will enjoy visits to the Astros dugout, playing a variety of games, and interacting with the Astros mascots, face painters, balloon artists and magicians.

The Coca-Cola Astros Buddies Kids Club is for the team’s youngest fans – kids 14 and under. For an annual membership fee of only $15 members receive numerous benefits:

Four free Astros tickets for pre-selected Buddies game dates ($60 value)
Hunter Pence mini-bobblehead
Astros Buddies Kids Club collectible baseball cap
Members-only autograph party at Minute Maid Park
Monthly drawings for Astros prize packs that include a Hunter Pence autographed baseball
Opportunity to participate in Astros Buddies Behind-The-Scenes Day
Two newsletters
Membership card that includes a 15 percent discount in the Team Store on Buddies game days
Front of the line privileges for Run The Bases
Favorite player photo card
Astros sticker

To join the Buddies Club, click here.

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