FLORENCE, Ala. – The Shoals area is no stranger to seeing famous musicians, but the instrument of choice is not usually a baseball bat. This weekend, The White Stripes frontman Jack White could be seen playing on the diamond at the University of North Alabama in a celebrity game hosted by fashion designer Billy Reid.
— University of North Alabama (@north_alabama) August 26, 2016
According to our news parteners at AL.com, this year Jack White’s Nashville-based record label, Third Man Records sponsored a team.
Reid hosts a weekend-long party every year to show off his adopted hometown to his friends from all over the country.
— Sweet Home Alabama (@TweetHomeAla) August 27, 2016
Billy Reid’s Shindig brought fun and festivities to Florence including a block party and music performances by artists including Dawes and Florence resident John Paul White.
The score of the game is unknown, but it looks like everyone had a great time. Here are a few more photos from the baseball game: