Floridaâ€™s biggest party continues this weekend at Universal Orlandoâ€™s Mardi Gras with a musical performance by pop sensation Kelly Clarkson on Saturday, February 21.
Clarkson will be releasing her seventh album, â€śPiece by Piece,â€ť on March 3, which features her latest single and US Billboard Top 40 hit, â€śHeartbeat Song.â€ť The original winner of the popular reality competition series, â€śAmerican Idol,â€ť has sold more than 20 million albums worldwide and won multiple accolades including three Grammy Awards, four American Music Awards and 12 Billboard Music Awards. She has broken the Billboard Hot 100 record twice for a songâ€™s biggest leap to No. 1 with her first single â€śA Moment Like This,â€ť and â€śMy Life Would Suck Without You.â€ť
Before the concert, guests can catch colorful beads by the handful during the festive Mardi Gras parade, which features 12 vibrant floats. Guests can also visit Universal Studios Floridaâ€™s very own French Quarter Courtyard to enjoy authentic Cajun cuisine and see performances by bands pulled straight from Bourbon Street.
Schedule of Events for the Weekend:
Â· 4:00 P.M. â€“ French Quarter Courtyard Opens
Â· 7:15 P.M. â€“ Mardi Gras Parade Starts
Â· 8:00 P.M. â€“ Live Concert Begins
The excitement of Universal Orlandoâ€™s Mardi Gras celebration is included with admission to Universal Studios Florida. For more information, visit www.universalorlando.com/mardigras.
2015 MARDI GRAS TALENT LINE-UP
- February 21 Kelly Clarkson
- February 28Â Heart
- March 7 Trace Adkins
- March 13 MKTO
- March 14 Styx
- March 15 American Authors
- March 20 Becky G
- March 21 Yandel
- March 22 The B-52s
- March 28 Phillip Phillips
- April 4 The All-American Rejects
- April 11 The Band Perry
- April 18 Trey Songz