Marlins announce early-season Saturday concerts

JUPITER, Fla. -- Willy Chirino, Fatman Scoop and Coolio featuring Biz Markie will perform at Marlins Park in the first three Saturday Spectacular postgame events in Miami.

After the respective games, fans can go to the West Plaza for the concerts, beginning with the Grammy Award winner Chirino on April 13 after the Marlins' contest against the Phillies.

Coolio and Biz Markie will perform April 27, and Fat Man Scoop will perform May 18.

All 13 Saturday home games this season will feature a pregame party on the West Plaza, with live music on the main stage, appearances from the Marlins and Office Depot Sea Creatures, interactive displays and other entertainment. Postgame events are included with the price of admission to the game on those days.

Joey Nowak is a reporter for Follow him on Twitter at @joeynowak.& This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.