Universal Orlando Resort has completed this yearâ€™s stellar Mardi Gras concert lineup, adding performances by The All-American Rejects and Kool & The Gang.
With more than 10 million albums sold worldwide, The All-American Rejects will take the stage with a rockinâ€™ performance on April 20. Best known for hits like â€śDirty Little Secret,â€ť â€śIt Ends Tonightâ€ť and â€śMove Along,â€ť The All-American Rejects has become a popular and influential band in alternative rock. Their hit single, â€śGives You Hell,â€ť became the most played song of 2009 from Billboardâ€™s Top 40 chart and was even covered by the hit TV series, â€śGlee.â€ť
On April 6, Kool & The Gang will â€śGet Down On Itâ€ť at Universal Studios Florida. For more than thirty years, Kool & The Gang has created funky, soulful beats, gaining fame their hit single â€śJungle Boogie.â€ť Since then, the band has taken their combination of smooth R&B and pop-funk grooves and created infectious dance beats like â€śCelebrationâ€ť and â€śLadies Night.â€ť
Running on select nights Feb. 9 through April 20, guests will experience the spirit of The Big Easy with an authentic, family-friendly version of Mardi Gras at Universal Studios Florida. The event couples unparalleled theme park entertainment with a dazzling parade, authentic New Orleans musicians, mouth-watering Cajun cuisine, tons of glittering
Mardi Gras beads and live concerts by high-profile artists. The full Mardi Gras lineup is included below.
The excitement of Universal Orlandoâ€™s Mardi Gras is included with admission to Universal Studios. For more information, visit www.universalorlando.com/mardigras.
2013 MARDI GRAS TALENT LINE-UP
Mardi Gras Event Dates
(performing in the Music Plaza)
|Saturday, February 9||Lifehouse|
|Saturday, February 16||Steve Miller Band|
|Sunday, February 17||Boys Like Girls|
|Saturday, February 23||Trey Songz|
|Saturday, March 2||Demi Lovato|
|Saturday, March 9||Montgomery Gentry|
|Friday, March 15||Sean Kingston|
|Saturday, March 16||Matchbox Twenty|
|Friday, March 22||Austin Mahone|
|Saturday, March 23||Phillip Phillips|
|Saturday, March 30||Pat Benatar & Neil Giraldo|
|Saturday, April 6||Kool & The Gang|
|Saturday, April 13||Pitbull|
|Saturday, April 20||The All-American Rejects|