In addition to Alicia Keys’ performance of the national anthem and Beyoncé’s halftime show at Sunday’s Super Bowl in New Orleans, and Justin Timberlake’s invitation-only DIRECTV Super Saturday Night concert, dozens of musical performances are taking place this weekend in conjunction with the big game. Many of them are listed below.


Bud Light Hotel

Featuring Flo Rida and Pitbull with host Nick Cannon

WHERE: 701 Convention Center Blvd.

WHEN: 9:15 p.m., Friday, Feb. 1.

Featuring Stevie Wonder and Gary Clark Jr.

WHEN: 8 p.m., Saturday , Feb. 2.

Featuring the Eli Young Band and Lee Brice

WHEN: 1 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 3.

TICKETS: By invitation only. For additional information, visit

DIRECTV Celebrity Beach Bowl

Featuring Neil Patrick Harris, Josh Hutcherson, Katharine McPhee, Nina Dobrev, Snoop Dogg and more. Free and open to the public.

WHERE: Mardi Gras World, 1350 Port of New Orleans Place.

WHEN: Saturday, Feb. 2.

11 a.m.: Red carpet opens

Noon: Pre-game Show presented by SHOWTIME

1 p.m.: DIRECTV Celebrity Beach Bowl

2 p.m.: Trophy Presentation

2:20 p.m.: Post-game concert with Pitbull

Drew Brees Hurricane Sandy Relief Concert

Featuring Nelly and Swizz Beats

WHEN: 9 p.m. Friday, Feb. 1.

WHERE: House of Blues, 225 Decatur St.

TICKETS: $1,000, $1,500.

Good Morning America

Featuring Tim McGraw

WHEN: Friday, Feb. 1.

WHERE: House of Blues, 225 Decatur St.

TICKETS: Open to the public on a first come, first serve basis until capacity is reached, beginning at 5 a.m.

Snoop Dogg

WHEN: 11:59 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 2.

WHERE: House of Blues, 225 Decatur St.

TICKETS: $55, $105.

Rolling Stone Jeep Heroes Tailgate

Featuring the Roots and DJ set by ?uestlove.

WHEN: 4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 3.

WHERE: Generations Hall, 310 Andrew Higgins Drive.

TICKETS: $400, $799.

CMT Crossroads Concert Series

Featuring Journey and Rascal Flatts

WHEN: Saturday, Feb. 2.

WHERE: The Sugar Mill, 1021 Convention Center Blvd.

TICKETS: Fans can register for admission at; 2,300 complimentary tickets are available for each night. CMT is also casting 300 die-hard fans per night to be placed closest to the stage.

VH1’S Best Super Bowl Concert Ever

Featuring Train, the Rebirth Brass Band and hosts Michael Strahan, Carrie Keagan and Jason Dundas

WHEN: 7 p.m. Feb. 1.

WHERE: The Sugar Mill, 1021 Convention Center Blvd.

TICKETS: Sold out.

Verizon Super Bowl Boulevard

WHERE: Woldenberg Park in the French Quarter alongside the Mississippi River.


Friday, Feb. 1

  • NFC Stage

11 a.m.: Lagniappe Brass Band

1:30 p.m.: TBC Brass Band

4 p.m.: The Iguanas

6:30 p.m.: Dwayne Dopsie & The Zydeco Hellraisers

9:15 p.m.: Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue

  • AFC Stage

12:15 p.m: Gal Holiday and the Honky Tonk Revue

2:45 p.m.: James Andrews

5:15 p.m.: Pine Leaf Boys

7:45 p.m.: Walter “Wolfman” Washington and the The Roadmasters

  • North End Zone Stage

10:15 a.m. and 11:40 a.m.: Tuba Skinny

1:05 p.m.: Lagniappe Brass Band

2:40 p.m. and 5:50 p.m.: Ingrid Lucia

4:05 p.m.: Barbara Shorts

7:15 p.m.: James Andrews

8:55 p.m.: Leo Jackson and the Melody Clouds

  • South End Zone Stage

10:30 a.m.: TBC Brass Band

Noon and 1:35 p.m.: The Palmetto Bug Stompers

3:15 p.m.: Gal Holiday and the Honky Tonk Revue

5:05 p.m.: Mem Shannon

6:55 p.m.: The Iguanas

8:35 p.m.: Pine Leaf Boys

Saturday, Feb. 2

  • NFC Stage

12:15 p.m.: John Mooney

3 p.m.: Sunpie & The LA Sunspots

5:45 p.m.: Tab Benoit

8:30 p.m.: Rebirth Brass Band

  • AFC Stage

11 a.m.: Meschiya Lake

1:30 p.m.: Creole String Beans

4:15 p.m.: Lost Bayou Ramblers

7 p.m.: Roddie Romero & The Hub-City Allstars

  • North End Zone Stage

10:45 a.m. and 12:25 p.m.: Mahogany Brass Band

2:05 p.m.: Meschiya Lake

3:40 p.m.: John Mooney

5:30 p.m. and 8:25 p.m.: Viváz

7:10 p.m.: Betty Winn and One A-Chord

  • South End Zone Stage

10:45 a.m. and 1:55 p.m.: Lars Edegran’s New Orleans Jazz Band

12:20 p.m. and 3:30 p.m.: Kristin Diable

5:05 p.m. and 8:25 p.m.: Bruce Daigrepont Cajun Band

6:45 p.m.: Sunpie and the LA Sunspots

Sunday, Feb. 3

  • NFC Stage

10:10 a.m. and 11:10 a.m: Cynthia Girtley’s Gospel

Noon: Soul Rebels

  • AFC Stage

10:40 a.m.: Charmaine Neville Band

12:30 p.m.: Papa Grows Funk

  • North End Zone Stage

10:15 a.m. and 12:55 p.m.: Treme Brass Band

11:25 a.m.: Tim Laughlin

  • South End Zone Stage

10:15 a.m. and 1 p.m.: Washboard Chaz Blues Trio

11:30 a.m.: David Doucet Cajun Trio


North Boulevard Town Square

Friday, Feb. 1

2 p.m.: The Mulligan Brothers

4 p.m.: Orphan Annie

7 p.m.: Krewe of Artemis parade

Saturday, Feb. 2

2 p.m.: Young Band Nation Blues Project followed by the Krewe of Mystique Parade

4 p.m.: Rockin’ Dopsie and the Zydeco Twisters followed by the Krewe of Orion Parade

Sunday, Feb. 3

5:25 p.m.: Festivities and Super Bowl XLVII shown on the Media Beacon, Town Square’s outdoor TV