Honoring the past.
Launching new traditions.
Establishing a world-class experience like never before.
The Los Angeles Chargers have been hard at work with a laser focus, determined to cultivate a memorable game-day experience at StubHub Center in 2017. It all begins Sunday with the preseason opener against the Seattle Seahawks.
The Chargers Cannon remains an integral part of the game-day experience. A fixture of every home game since 1961, it has fired off celebratory blasts for the past 55 years. Beginning this season, to officially start the game, the cannon will be set off by a notable figure. Sunday, our special guest will be Dick Harris, an all-pro member of the inaugural 1960 Chargers team.
Fans will also be treated to memorable performances by the Charger Girls throughout the season. This year, they’ll be joined by four flag runners who will lead the players out on the field and help celebrate Chargers’ scores. Two of the flags will sport the team’s current lightning bolt logo, while the other two will feature the original shield logo, which was unveiled in 1960.
In addition, a brand-new Chargers drumline known as the Thunderbolts will launch this season. The 25-member corps is a mobile unit who’ll play throughout the stadium, concourses and at various fan entrances.
Fans will also be called to action by another live musical element – the Bolts Bugler. This new addition harkens back to how the Chargers’ earned their name before the 1960 season. Aimed at cultivating a home-field advantage, the Bolts Bugler will kick start a chant from the fans throughout the game, encouraging them to…
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