NY MetsFlushing, N.Y. - The New York Mets announced Irish Heritage Night will take place this Friday, August 1 at Citi Field when the Mets host the San Francisco Giants at 7:10 p.m.

Dubbed by Jimmy Fallon as "New York City's house band for the last 30 years," Black 47 will perform on the Mets Plaza, located outside the Jackie Robinson Rotunda, beginning at 6:00 p.m. as part of their farewell tour. Fans will be entertained by on field pre-game performances beginning around 6:30 p.m. by Irish Step Dancers as well as in-game programming that celebrates Irish culture.

Purchasers through a special online offer at Mets.com/Irish will receive a limited edition Irish Night T-shirt.

In addition, tickets are on sale for the August 1 Irish Heritage Night by phone at (718) 507-TIXX.

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For more information, contact:
Harold Kaufman
Exec. Dir., Communications
New York Mets
718 559-3108; hkaufman@nymets.com