Steve Miller Band to Headline Carb Day

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The Indianapolis Motor Speedway has tapped a Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee to kick off race weekend for the 101st Running of the Indianapolis 500. The Steve Miller Band will headline the Miller Lite Carb Day concert May 26 with Canadian rock band Barenaked Ladies opening the show.

The concert is free with a general admission ticket to Carb Day at IMS. 

"Steve Miller Band and Barenaked Ladies are renowned for their hit songs and high-energy live shows, so this is a tremendous concert lineup for our fans on Miller Lite Carb Day," said IMS President Doug Boles. "These performances will be a rocking finale to such an exciting day of racing, music and fun at IMS, setting the stage for another fantastic Indianapolis 500 race weekend."

The concert will wrap up the final day of practice for the Indy 500 participants, who will have one hour of practice in the morning. Carb Day will also feature the Freedom 100 race for the Indy Lights series as well as the annual Pit Stop Challenge.

The Steve Miller Band and Barenaked Ladies join other musical performers who will take the stage throughout the month of May at IMS. Country music star Keith Urban will headline the Firestone Legends Day concert the day before the race. Electronic music stars Zedd and Marshmello will headline the Snake Pit concert the morning of the Indy 500. 

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