Foo Fighters, Red Hot Chili Peppers, The Roots to play Super Bowl concerts


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The musical festivities at this year’s Super Bowl won’t be limited to Bruno Mars’ halftime performance. Foo Fighters, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Run-DMC, and The Roots will all perform concerts in and around New York City during the week of the big game.

The Bud Light Hotel will host a series of concerts on a brand-new cruise ship docked on the Hudson River. The first, set for Thursday, January 30th, will feature The Roots, Run-DMC, and Busta Rhymes, along with other special guests. Meanwhile, Super Bowl eve (Saturday, February 1st) will see Foo Fighters take the stage alongside Zac Brown Band. (Dave Grohl helmed the sessions for Zac Brown Band’s new project, The Grohl Sessions Vol. 1.)

Here’s the full schedule for those shows:

— Thursday, Jan. 30 – EA SPORTS™ Party featuring a “History of Hip Hop” concert hosted by The Roots and featuring Run-DMC, Busta Rhymes and special guests

— Friday, Jan. 31 – “Pandora Presents” party featuring Imagine Dragons

— Saturday, Feb. 1 – Bud Light Main Event concert featuring Foo Fighters and Zac Brown Band

— Sunday, Feb. 2 – Pepsi and Bud Light pre-game concert featuring Fall Out Boy and Jake Owen

NYC radio station WFAN will host their own Super Bowl bash at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center on Saturday, February 1st. It’ll feature Red Hot Chili Peppers, MS MR, and J Roddy Walston and the Business.


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