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 ROCK THE RAILROAD - Every Friday night before LA Tech Home Football Games!

2017 Rock the Railroad Schedule:

This Fall, there are SEVEN great reasons to spend your Friday nights in Downtown Ruston!

Friday, September 1st - “Celebrate the State”      Tech vs. NSU 

Entertainment: Slydell and the Slippery Slope

Railroad Park 5:30-7:30 pm 

Join us in Railroad Park as we celebrate our great state for the first LA Tech football game of the season! Enjoy a free outdoor concert, Abita Brewing tasting, a pep-rally with Champ, LA Tech Cheerleaders, Regal Blues, and the Tech Bar Bop Band. Event is fun for all ages with Louisiana cuisine, vendors, and much more!    


Friday, September 8th - “Bulldog and Brews”     Tech vs. MSU 

Entertainment: Josh Madden Band

Railroad Park 5:30-7:30 pm 

Enjoy local brewery tastings, pizza by the slice, pop-up shops, live music, and more! This outdoor event features a pep-rally with Champ, LA Tech Cheerleaders, Regal Blues, and the Tech Bar Bop Band. A great way to kick off the Tech football weekend!    

Friday, September 29th - “Makers Night”   Tech vs. SAU 

Entertainment: Logan Lewis and Friends

Railroad Park 5:30-7:30 pm 

Come get a sneak peak of the upcoming Makers Fair! Shop local makers while you enjoy food, drinks, and live music. Experience this free outdoor event featuring a pep-rally with Champ, LA Tech Cheerleaders, Regal Blues, and the Tech Bar Bop Band. Family fun for all to enjoy, while supporting our local artists and makers!

Friday, October 20th - “Harvest Haul”        Tech vs. Southern Miss.  

Entertainment: Rick Godley 

Railroad Park 5:30-7:30 pm 

Support DART and Teen Challenge with pumpkins and mums for sale. NCLAC will be on site with a pumpkin painting station, face painting, and bounce houses. Enjoy the perfect fall night, complete with music, burgers, and a pep-rally with Champ, LA Tech Cheerleaders, Regal Blues, and the Tech Bar Bop Band. Lots of activities for the whole family to enjoy while benefiting some of Ruston’s local non-profits!   

Friday, November 3rd - “Homecoming”      Tech vs. North Texas 

Entertainment: TBD

Railroad Park 5:30-7:30 pm 

Join us in Downtown Ruston to view and judge LA Tech Homecoming floats! Enjoy the homecoming pep-rally with Champ, LA Tech Cheerleaders, Regal Blues, and the Tech Band.  Stick around for live music, food, and more!

Friday, November 10th - “Red, White, & Blue”     Tech vs. Florida Atlantic 

Entertainment: Trey Gauthreaux 

Railroad Park 5:30-7:30 pm 

The Veterans Day festivities continue Downtown Ruston with our very own downtown backyard barbeque! Join us for live music, food, tailgating games and more with a pep-rally featuring Champ, LA Tech Cheerleaders, Regal Blues, and the Tech Bar Bop Band. Come show your support for all our service men and women do for our country!

Friday, November 24th - “Ruston Reunion”         Tech vs. UTSA  

Entertainment: Judge and Jury

Railroad Park 5:30-7:30 pm 

The City of Ruston welcomes everyone home for the holidays! Come to Downtown Ruston for live music, food, and more while you catch up with friends and family!  Enjoy the pep-rally featuring Champ, LA Tech Cheerleaders, Regal Blues, and the Tech Bar Bop Band.  Join us downtown and experience Ruston.    

CONTACT US

P.O. Box 2069 - Ruston, LA 71273 (318) 251-8621
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