Sure, Madonna is playing the Super Bowl halftime show this year, but Super Bowl Village has plenty of free concerts during the days leading through game day on Feb. 5, including free performances by Patti LaBelle, Dierks Bentley, LMFAO, Darius Rucker, Bret Michaels, Umphrey’s McGee and more.
Rock 'n' Roll Marathon, Pennsylvania Convention Center, Philadelphia, Pa.
September 18, 2011
Located in a three-block area in downtown Indianapolis, Super Bowl Village will feature music on two stages, mixing national headliners with regional and local acts.
Emmy-award winner Zuri Hall will serve as on-stage emcee for the festivities. Comedian / Super Bowl ambassador Mike Epps will make special appearances throughout the week.
But best of all, the music is free. Here’s the rundown:
The Last Good Year – 3:30 p.m. Pepsi Stage
Q-95 contest winner Kramus – 4:30 p.m. Verizon Stage
Max Alan Band – 5:45 p.m. Pepsi Stage
Bret Michaels – 9:30 p.m. Verizon Stage
Orquesta Bravo – 12:30 p.m. Pepsi Stage
Cynthia Lane – 2:45 p.m. Pepsi Stage
Jon McLaughlin – 4 p.m. Verizon Stage
Lynda Sayyah – 5:15 p.m. Pepsi Stage
Jennie DeVoe – 8 p.m. Pepsi Stage
Patti LaBelle – 9:15 p.m. Verizon Stage
BET Awards, Shrine Auditorium, Los Angeles, Calif.
June 26, 2011
Corey Cox – 1:30 p.m. Verizon Stage
Will Hoge – 4 p.m. Verizon Stage
Railroad Earth – 6:30 p.m. Verizon Stage
Dierks Bentley – 9:15 p.m. Verizon Stage
Healing Sixes – 3:30 p.m. Pepsi Stage
Stereo Deluxe – 5 p.m. Pepsi Stage
Living Proof – 7:45 p.m. Pepsi Stage
Greta Speaks – 3:30 p.m. Pepsi Stage
DJ Helicon (plus special guests) – 5 p.m. Pepsi Stage
Hunter Smith Band – 7:45 p.m. Pepsi Stage
Fuel – 9 p.m. Verizon Stage
Mohegan Sun Wolf Den, Uncasville, Conn.
September 3, 2010
Roxie – 3:30 p.m. Pepsi Stage
Indy’s Legends Of Doo Wop – 5 p.m. Pepsi Stage
The Meatball Band – 7:45 p.m. Pepsi Stage
Big Head Todd & The Monsters – 9 p.m. Verizon Stage
Hero Jr – 11:30 a.m. Pepsi Stage
John Spencer – 12:45 p.m. Pepsi Stage
Corey Cox – 2 p.m. Verizon Stage
Otis Gibbs – 3:15 p.m. Pepsi Stage
Sixpence None The Richer – 4:30 p.m. Verizon Stage
Red Wanting Blue – 5:45 p.m. Pepsi Stage
Edwin McCain – 7 p.m. Verizon Stage
Darius Rucker – 9:30 p.m. Verizon Stage
DJ Limelight – 11:30 a.m. Pepsi Stage
Blackberry Jam – 12:45 p.m. Pepsi Stage
Morris Day & The Time – 2 p.m. Verizon Stage
Bashiri Asad – 3:15 p.m. Pepsi Stage
En Vogue – 4:30 p.m. Verizon Stage
Gentleman Alphonse – 5:45 p.m. Pepsi Stage
Fitz & The Tantrums – 7 p.m. Verizon Stage
LMFAO – 9:30 p.m. Verizon Stage
Z100 Jingle Ball, Madison Square Garden Arena, New York City
December 9, 2011
DJ Kyle Long – 11:30 a.m. Pepsi Stage
Carson Diersing – 12:45 p.m. Pepsi Stage
The Reverend Peyton’s Big Damn Band – 2 p.m. Verizon Stage
Twin Cats – 3:15 p.m. Pepsi Stage
Here Come The Mummies – 4:30 p.m. Verizon Stage
Born Again Floozies – 5:45 p.m. Pepsi Stage
Umphrey’s McGee – 7 p.m. Verizon Stage
North Mississippi Allstars – 8:15 p.m. Pepsi Stage
O.A.R. – 9:30 p.m. Verizon Stage
Indiana Reggae Band – 12 p.m. Pepsi Stage
Whitney Coleman – 1:30 p.m. Pepsi Stage
DJ Rusty – 3 p.m. Pepsi Stage
The NFL Pepsi Super Bowl Fan Jams are also free, but you need to register at 1Iota.com for tickets.
Here’s what’s in store. The Univision Pepsi Musica Super Bowl Fan jam at the Indiana Convention Center Feb. 1 at 4 p.m. will feature Don Omar, Larry Hernandez and Alejandra Guzman. The VH1 Pepsi Super Bowl Fan Jam slated for 5 p.m. Feb. 2 at the Pepsi Coliseum will host Gym Class Heroes, B.o.B., and All-American Rejects. Finally, the CMT Crossroads Pepsi Super Bowl Fan Jam hasn’t yet announced its lineup but will take place at the Pepsi Coliseum Feb. 4 at 6 p.m.
Latin Recording Academy Person of the Year Tribute, Las Vegas, Nev.
November 9, 2011
Visit IndianapolisSuperBowl.com for more information.