Make Way for April 14

Renditions of “Fight Song,” “Stand by You” and “Broken Glass” Performed Post-Game in Concert Presented by Mix 105.1 FM and Broadway Media;

Commanding Singer/Songwriter to Also Perform National Anthem Prior to 1:30p MT Kickoff; Tickets Now Available at

SANDY, Utah (Thursday, March 15, 2018) – Utah Royals FC announced today the club’s Rio Tinto Stadium home opener on Saturday, April 14 will feature performances from triple-platinum recording artist Rachel Platten to commemorate the arrival of the National Women’s Soccer League to Utah.

Platten, the author and singer of recent Billboard Hot 100 megahits “Fight Song” and “Stand by You” will perform the national anthem prior to the nationally-televised NWSL Lifetime Game of the Week between Utah Royals FC and Chicago Red Stars. Following the match, Platten – hailed by TIME as ‘a torchbearer of women’s empowerment’ – will perform a post-game concert on the 20,000-seat venue’s field level. For more information on the Gold-certified and EMMY award-winning artist, please visit

Triple-Platinum artist Rachel Platten to perform at Rio Tinto Stadium with April 14 Utah Royals FC home opener -

Presented locally by Broadway Media and Mix 105.1 FM, the Platten performance kicks off a new era for sports in Utah and a club which boasts 10 international players from the United States, Canada, Iceland, Norway, Australia and New Zealand. Coached by revered tactician Laura Harvey – the winningest manager in NWSL history – Utah Royals FC’s guiding tenets of female advancement, teamwork and amplifying the power of individuality mesh perfectly with the chords of hope and resilience that connect Platten’s discography.

Born less than four months ago and already supported by more than 4,000 season ticket holders, Utah Royals FC tickets are available by calling 844.Real.Tix or visiting The club’s 24-game regular season kicks off on Sat., March 24 in Orlando, with a March 30 road game at Houston and an international bye week on April 7 prior to the club’s inaugural home game the afternoon of Saturday, April 14 at Rio Tinto Stadium.

Tune in daily to Mix 105.1 FM and follow the station’s social media regularly for chances to win VIP experiences in conjunction with Rachel Platten and Utah Royals FC players and personalities leading up to and including this historic event. Contest entrants can win a host of prizes, including (but not limited to): pre-game and in-game Platten meet and greets, photo opportunities in the NWSL team’s state-of-the-art locker room, April 14 game tickets, backstage access, exclusive inaugural season Utah Royals FC gear and fully-catered Rio Tinto Stadium party suites.