A drum line, live music, and a whole lot of yelling and cheering are on the menu tonight at The State Line Restaurant.

The Upper Valley barbecue restaurant is hosting a “Battle Of I-10” Kick-off Party and Pep Rally to get the UTEP Miners football team and its fans all hyped up for this Saturday's 2016 season opener against New Mexico State University.

The team and its coaches as well as the UTEP cheerleaders and drum line are all expected to show up.

Picks up!

The night's festivities will culminate with a free concert by El Paso's favorite dance band, Fungi Mungle beginning at 9 p.m.


What: UTEP Battle of I-10 Pep Rally & Kick-off Party
When: 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. tonight, August 31.
Where: State Line Restaurant patio, 1222 Sunland Park Drive.