The spectacular new Lucas Oil Stadium
a.k.a. "The Luke" celebrated is grand opening with an extravganza featuring a marching band, motorcross motorcycles, a monster truck, a cast of hundreds and a driving theme song called "It's Time To Play", written and produced by rippleFX:
and sung by Jennie DeVoe
. rippleFX: also scored the entertainiing video "The Work Is Done", seen during the show. ripple FX: Bill Mallers was the music supervisor and creative consultant whose duties included the coordination of many of the musical groups seen in the opening ceremonies including the Warren Central HS Marching Band, Marnee
, and The Voices of Unity Youth Choir.
The event was staged and produced by George Sechrist
and his company, BMG Event Productions.
After the show, George emailed "Thanks Bill for all your help. You guys are the greatest!"