A second big-name act was added to LSU’s halftime entertainment line-up this season when LSU announced Wednesday that performer Aloe Blacc will perform at halftime of the LSU-Arkansas football game on Nov. 14
On Monday, LSU announced that popular rock band OneRepublic will perform at halftime of the LSU-Florida football game this year.
The Super Bowl-styled performances will be held in conjunction with the Golden Band from Tigerland.
“This is a unique opportunity that we are excited to bring to Tiger Stadium this fall,” athletic director and vice chancellor Joe Alleva said, enhancing what he said is already “the best atmosphere in college football.”
Roy King, LSU director of marching bands, said the performances are a special treat for the Golden Band from Tigerland.
“Our students have begun their preparations for these historic performances in Tiger Stadium,” he said. “I know that each and every one of our band members are excited to perform with such exceptional artists.”
Blacc is a singer/songwriter best known for his singles “I Need a Dollar”, UK No. 1 single “The Man,” and for writing and performing vocals on Avicii’s “Wake Me Up”, an international smash hit.
OneRepublic is a rock band best known for their top five international songs “Apologize,” “I Lived,” “Love Runs Out,” “Good Life” and “Counting Stars.” Featuring band members Ryan Tedder, Zach Filkins, Drew Brown, Eddie Fisher and Brent Kutzle, OneRepublic’s recent album “Native” reached No. 4 on the Billboard 200 chart.