Two days after CMT video premiere, Kate Boytek performs national anthem at Dirty Birds game

By Matthew Young, RealWV

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Singer/songwriter Kate Boytek, on Sunday, threw out the ceremonial first pitch – and delivered a rousing rendition of the “Star Spangled Banner” – ahead of the Charleston Dirty Birds game against the Lancaster Barnstormers at GoMart Ballpark. 

Kate Boytek performs the national anthem before the Charleston Dirty Birds game at GoMart Ballpark on Saturday. Video by Matthew Young, RealWV.

Prior to Boytek taking the pitcher’s mound, fans in attendance were treated to the Logan-native’s video for her single, “Anywhere,” played on the ballpark’s jumbotron. The video premiered Friday on CMT (Country Music Television). 

The video for Kate Boytek’s “Anywhere” premiered Friday on CMT.

On Monday, July 3, Boytek will perform at the Charleston Sternwheel Regatta – opening for country music superstar, Jo Dee Messina. Boytek will take the Moses Auto Group stage at 6:30, followed by Messina at 8 p.m. 

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