Macklemore & Ryan Lewis join Silversun Pickups as groups performing free, live shows during 2013 MLS All-Star Game week | THE SIDELINE

Macklemore and Ryan Lewis, All-Star

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Courtesy of Sporting KC

Thanks to AT&T and Blackberry, Major League Soccer fans in Kansas City for the 2013 MLS All-Star Game later this month will treated to yet another free, live show at the downtown Power & Light District. The concert is just one part of a five-day fan festival culminating with the July 31 All-Star Game.

MLS announced on Friday that international music sensation — and one of the hottest acts going right now — Macklemore & Ryan Lewis will put on a free show for the city and the country's soccer fans on Monday, July 29, just two days before the All-Star Game matchup against AS Roma at Sporting Park in Kansas City.

The Macklemore concert, which by the way is to be streamed live on MLSsoccer.com, will come a day prior to another free show at Power & Light, which will see Silversun Pickups and special, local guest Radkey take the stage the night before the game, July 30.

“AT&T is thrilled to help bring such stellar acts as Macklemore and Ryan Lewis, as well as Silversun Pickups, to the heart of Kansas City as part of our sponsorship of this year’s AT&T MLS All-Star Game festivities,” said John Sondag, president of AT&T Missouri. 

The rest of the week's fan festival events are as follows:

Saturday, July 27    
10 a.m.-10 p.m.          AT&T MLS All-Star at Power & Light District
10 a.m.-3 p.m.            LEGOLAND Discovery Center
Interactive LEGO fun for kids of all ages. Come watch the Master Model Builder, Jeremiah Boehr, create the 2013 AT&T MLS All-Star logo out of LEGO bricks. Also, visit with Sharky from the SEA LIFE Kansas City Aquarium.
4-5 p.m.                       NSCAA Coaches Chalk Talk
6-8 p.m.                       Sporting KC v Montreal Impact Viewing Party

Sunday, July 28       
8 a.m.-10 p.m.            AT&T MLS All-Star at Power & Light District
8 a.m.                          Volkswagen 5k Jersey Run at the 2013 AT&T MLS All-Star Game
10 a.m.-3 p.m.            LEGOLAND Discovery Center
12-1 p.m.                     NSCAA Coaches Chalk Talk
1:30-3 p.m.                  Castrol – Lead Up to World Cup Freestyle Event
3-5 p.m.                       2013 CONCACAF Gold Cup Final – Viewing Party
8-10 p.m.                     USYS National Championships Viewing Party

Monday, July 29
12-11p.m.                    AT&T MLS All-Star at Power & Light District
9 p.m.                          AT&T MLS All-Star at Power & Light District featuring Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, brought to you by AT&T and BlackBerry

Tuesday, July 30
12 p.m.-12 a.m.          AT&T MLS All-Star at Power & Light District
6:30-7 p.m.                  AC78 – Fashion with Sporting Kansas City defender Aurelien Collin
7-8 p.m.                       EA Sports Pro Player Tournament
8-10:30 p.m.                Silversun Pickups Concert (Follow @Sporting KC to join the search for a silver ticket)

Wednesday, July 31
6-10 p.m.                     2013 AT&T MLS All-Star Game Viewing Party