You’re probably ready for some football, but are you ready for VH1′s Super Bowl Blitz? We sure hope so, because we’re about to dropkick six nights of awesome live music your way! The starting lineup has finally been announced, and you’re in for one heck of a tail-gating party leading up to the big game. Kick off takes place on Monday, January 27th with J.Cole in Queens, followed by Janelle Monáe playing the Bronx, Fall Out Boy in Brooklyn, TLC in Manhattan, Goo Goo Dolls in Staten Island, and Gavin DeGraw in New Jersey on Super Bowl Saturday.
The concert series, hosted by Nick Cannon and Stacy Keibler, will air live each night from January 27 to February 1 at 11 PM ET/PT on VH1 and will also be streaming on the VH1 App. Miss a show? Not a problem! You can catch ‘em on-demand in the VH1 app and at SuperBowl.VH1.com the day after each live concert.
January 27th: J. Cole - Kupferberg Center for the Arts, Queens College (Purchase tickets here.)
January 28th: Janelle Monae – Lehman College (Purchase tickets here.)
January 29th: Fall Out Boy – (Tickets on sale Friday, January 24.)
January 30th: TLC – Beacon Theatre (Purchase tickets here.)
February 1st: Gavin DeGraw
Official Press Release:
NEW YORK – January 9, 2014 – VH1 today announced the starting bench that will headline VH1’s “Super Bowl Blitz: Six Nights + Six Concerts,” which includes J.Cole in Queens, Janelle Monáe playing the Bronx, Fall Out Boy in Brooklyn, TLC in Manhattan, Goo Goo Dolls in Staten Island, and Gavin DeGraw in New Jersey. Hosted by Nick Cannon and Stacy Keibler, all six concerts will be LIVE and take place throughout the New York City/New Jersey metropolitan area as part of the VH1 Super Bowl Blitz working with the NFL. The live concerts premiere Monday, January 27th and air live each night through Saturday, February 1st at 11 PM ET/PT. The concerts will also be streamed live in the VH1 App, made available on-demand in the app and at SuperBowl.VH1.com the day after each live concert.“We’ve enjoyed a longtime, successful partnership with the NFL, putting on the biggest pre-game live concert leading up to the Super Bowl,” said Tom Calderone, President, VH1. “In 2014, we’re proud to amplify those efforts with the league across six nights when we team up with these incredibly talented artists for the “Super Bowl Blitz,” which will be the ultimate six-concert tailgate party for music and sports lovers. The VH1 Super Bowl Blitz is the ultimate music fan’s pregame party featuring today’s hottest artists making stops at six different venues, six nights in a row. Rain or shine, snow or hail, the show will go on. VH1 Super Bowl Blitz (#VH1Blitz) headliners and locations include:
· J.Cole (JCole.vh1.com): Queens: Kupferberg Center for the Arts at Queens College – Monday, January 27
· Janelle Monáe (JanelleMonae.vh1.com): Bronx: Lehman College – Tuesday, January 28
· Fall Out Boy (FallOutBoy.vh1.com): Brooklyn: Brooklyn Bowl – Wednesday, January 29
· TLC (TLC.vh1.com): Manhattan: Beacon Theatre – Thursday, January 30
· Goo Goo Dolls (GooGooDolls.vh1.com): Staten Island: St. George Theatre – Friday, January 31
· Gavin DeGraw (GavinDeGraw.vh1.com): New Jersey-: The Wellmont Theatre (Montclair, NJ) – Saturday, February 1
Follow @VH1 and #VH1Blitz for chances to win tickets to the VH1 Super Bowl Blitz concerts. Starting Monday, January 13th, @VH1 will tweet secret locations and times in New York City, where fans who show up and take a picture with the #VH1Blitz mascot, Iggy the Penguin, and tag it with #VH1Blitz will have a chance to win tickets to a Super Bowl Blitz concert. Before the shows, fans everywhere can be part of each concert by submitting their wildest touchdown dances on Instagram or Vine using #VH1Blitz for a chance to have it featured on-air. Fans can also tweet #VH1Blitz during the concerts to unlock surprise moments on stage from Iggy the Penguin including guest artists, encore songs, and more.
Official sponsors of the VH1 Super Bowl Blitz are M&M’s®, Papa John’s and Verizon.