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Universal Orlando reveals lineup of musicians for Mardi Gras 2014

by Banks Lee

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Several hit performers of yesterday and today are scheduled to play at this year’s Mardi Gras in Universal Studios Florida, including The Wanted (pictured above) and Foreigner.

Running select nights from Feb. 8 through May 31, guests will enjoy a family-friendly version of the iconic “N’awlins” street party featuring a colorful parade, Cajun cuisine and live performances by some of the biggest names in music today.

Performers scheduled to appear this year include:
• Feb. 8 – Daughtry
• Feb. 15 – Barenaked Ladies
• Feb. 16 – Thomas Rhett
• Feb. 22 – Robin Thicke
• March 1 – Collective Soul
• March 8 – Prince Royce
• March 14 – Cody Simpson
• March 15 – Foreigner
• March 21 – A Great Big World
• March 22 – Gavin DeGraw
• March 28 – Kelly Rowland
• March 29 – Weezer
• April 5 – Skillet
• April 12 – Lynyrd Skynyrd
• April 19 – Kool & The Gang
• May 3 – Nelly
• May 10 – The Wanted
• May 17 – The Roots
• May 24 – Cher Lloyd
• May 31 – Huey Lewis and the News

There’s also the Mardi Gras parade. This year’s parade theme is “Around the World in Eighty Days,” reflecting the sense of fantasy and exploration of Jules Verne’s classic adventure tale. You’ll see floats that take you around the globe to exotic locales, as well as three spectacular new floats bringing to life various modes of transportation: air, sea, and ground.

In addition to the top-name performers, New Orleans’ most popular bands will be performing authentic blues, zydeco and more. Here’s the lineup:
Feb. 8 – Remedy Krewe
Feb. 15 – Soul Project
Feb. 16 – Soul Project
Feb. 22 – Rockin’ Jake
March 1 – Big Al & The Heavyweights
March 8 – Daddy Mack Blues Band
March 14 – Mississippi Rail Company
March 15 – Mississippi Rail Company
March 21 – The Big Easy Playboys
March 22 – The Big Easy Playboys
March 28 – Dirty Bourbon River Show
March 29 – Dirty Bourbon River Show
April 5 – John Lisi And Delt Funk
April 12 – Beth Mckee & The Sliders
April 19 – Gravy
May 3 – Chris O’leary
May 10 – T Bird & The Breaks
May 17 – Grady Champion
May 24 – Cha Wa
May 31 – Naughty Professor

All concerts and Mardi Gras activities are included with regular admission to Universal Orlando. More information can be found on the Mardi Gras Website.

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6 comments

Justin January 15, 2014 - 6:36 pm

Universal Reveals *Half Of It’s Lineup For Mardi Gras 2014

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josh January 20, 2014 - 4:29 pm

think march 24th date is wrong

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Matt Roseboom January 22, 2014 - 5:58 pm

Thanks for pointing that out. We removed it.

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Jill February 11, 2014 - 10:50 am

Hi.. Where can you find out about shows / attractions / highlights for parks later in the year?

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Matt Roseboom February 11, 2014 - 10:51 am

Check the calendar section of this website.

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Jill February 11, 2014 - 10:54 am

Thank you!

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