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UK announces Tent City info

Including another edition of Tent City Live.

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UK’s annual Tent City campout for Big Blue Madness tickets is one of a kind, and the festivities will take place again this year.

Tickets for BBM will be available Sept. 27, at 10 pm EST at the Memorial Coliseum ticket windows on Avenue of Champions and online at You can read more about getting tickets here.

For the campout, fans wishing to line up ahead of time at Memorial Coliseum for ticket distribution are asked to do so no earlier than 5 am EST on Wednesday, Sept. 25.

The UK Sports Network will once again produce live video stream coverage of the Big Blue Madness Campout with the airing of Tent City Live. Broadcasting from the Coca-Cola Stage outside the Joe Craft Center and Wildcat Coal Lodge, the live stream will air Thursday, Sept. 26 from 6-7 pm ET on and on the Kentucky WildcatsTwitter and Facebook accounts.

Fans can also tune in to 630 WLAP-AM to listen to the radio broadcast of the show. Dave Baker and Rex Chapman will be on stage for a night of interviews and roundtable discussions previewing the upcoming season.

In addition, the Coca-Cola Stage will also be used for interactive sponsor promotions and fan events, including an inflatable football toss, cornhole, product sampling and free prize giveaways.

Tent City campers can also expect free food from UK’s partners; Chick-fil-A, McDonald’s, Papa John’s and Kentucky Strong BBQ.

And last but not least, Paul Miller Ford will be on site Thursday evening with free giveaways and an enter-to-win contest.