• Super Bowl 53: Concerts, music festivals in Atlanta leading up to the big game

    By: Nicole Emmett


    ATLANTA - In true Atlanta fashion, there will be no shortage of music the weeks leading up to and during the weekend of Super Bowl 53.

    Several major music events and festivals will happen around the Feb. 3, 2019 game at Mercedes-Benz Stadium.

    Here is the full list of concerts:

    WHAT: Super Bowl LIVE

    WHEN: A week of free fan events preceding the Feb. 3 game

    WHERE: Centennial Olympic Park

    The week will include performances from Atlanta artists across different genres, including country, rock, EDM, pop, R&B and hip hop. 

    Here is the full Super Bowl Live concert schedule:


    WHAT: Bud Light Super Bowl Music Festival 

    WHEN:  Jan. 31 - Feb. 2

    WHERE: State Farm Arena in Atlanta

    WHO: Headliners include Bruno Mars and Cardi B and Aerosmith, plus a "Welcome to Atlanta" showcase with Atlanta hip-hop legend Ludacris and friends, as well as a special Quality Control Music showcase featuring Migos, Lil Yachty, Lil Baby and more.


    Thursday, Jan. 31, 2019 at 9 p.m.: Ludacris & Friends, Quality Control Presents: Migos, Lil Yachty and Lil Baby. Plus, Metro Boomin and Special Guests, a DJ set by Lil Jon, and more 

    Friday, Feb. 1, 2019 at 9 p.m.: Aerosmith and Post Malone

    Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019 at 9 PM: Bruno Mars and Cardi B


    Saturday 1/26 – Hip Hop:

    1 p.m.: Emerald Empire Band

    3 p.m.: Gritz & Jelly Butter

    5 p.m.: Robnhood Tra

    6 p.m.: Taylor Girlz

    7 p.m.: Street Bud & Friends: Atlanta Drum Academy, LayLay, Bankroll PJ, Tootie Raw, Nia Kay, King Imprint, Backpack Kid, Lil Donald, Ayo & Teo

    8 p.m.: Pastor Troy

    9 p.m.: S.O.S. Band

    Sunday 1/27 – Country:

    1:30 p.m.: Sunday Gospel Brunch, Players Gospel Choir

    2:30 p.m.: REMakes

    4 p.m.: Jack Michael

    5 p.m. Josh Bricker

    6 p.m.: Seckond Chaynce

    Monday 1/28 – Hip Hop/R&B:

    5 p.m.: Ayanis

    6:30 p.m.: 5am

    7 p.m.: Goodie Mob

    8 p.m.: DJ Holiday & Friends

    o YFN Lucci, Waka Flocka, Trinidad James, DJ Unk, Travis Porter, 1playy, Young Dro, Derez Deshawn, Fly, Coca Vango, Light Skin Keisha, F.L.Y., Scrappy

    Thursday 1/31 – Country & Rock:

    4 p.m.: Lyn Avenue

    6 p.m.: Tyler Tritt

    7 p.m.: Hero the Band

    8:30 p.m.: Craig Campbell

    Friday 2/1 – Pop & EDM

    3 p.m.: Super Bowl LIVE Happy Hour, Seed & Feed Marching Band

    5 p.m.: Leah Culver

    6 p.m.: The Jacks

    7 p.m.: Hearty Har

    8 p.m.: Heroes X Villians

    9 p.m.: ATLiens

    Saturday 2/2 – Hip Hop:

    11:30 a.m.: “Around the NFL” (NFL Podcast)

    12:30 p.m.: Georgia Tech Pep Band

    1 p.m.: Team (TBD) Fan Rally

    2:15 p.m.: Georgia Tech Drum Line

    3 p.m. Team (TBD) Fan Rally

    5 p.m.: Kelechi

    7 p.m.: Monica

    8 p.m.: DJ Smurf & So So Def All-Stars: MC Shy D, Raheem the Dream, Kilo Ali, Playa Poncho, Deuce, DJ Kizzy Rock, KP & Envyi, DJ Taz, Freak Nasty, 12 Gauge, Tag Team, Ghost Town DJ’s, Lathun


    WHAT: “Shaq’s Fun House” 

    WHEN: Friday, Feb. 1, 2019

    WHERE: The Battery at SunTrust Park

    WHO: Migos, DJ Tiesto, Diplo, Lil Jon, T-Pain, and a set by Shaq as DJ Diesel.


    WHAT: DirecTV Super Saturday Night

    WHEN: Feb. 2, 2019 

    WHERE: A temporary venue to be constructed on-site at Atlantic Station.

    WHO: The Foo Fighters will headline and Run the Jewels, featuring Atlanta rapper Killer Mike, will open the show.

    WHAT: Pandora Live Bud Light Dive Bar show

    WHEN: January 31, 2019 at 7 p.m.

    WHERE: The Tabernacle 

    WHO: Zac Brown Band plays for FREE!

    The event is 21+ and you must RSVP to get in.


    WHAT20th Annual Super Bowl Gospel Celebration

    WHEN: The NFL-sanctioned event will be held at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 31

    WHERE: Atlanta Symphony Hall, 1280 Peachtree St. NE, Atlanta

    WHO: Comic and radio/TV personality Rickey Smiley will co-host the 20th annual Super Bowl Gospel Celebration with a musical lineup that includes Kirk Franklin, Tasha Cobbs Leonard and the Winans.

    Tickets are between $49 and $125. The show will air on BET at 8 p.m. Feb. 2.

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