UNIVERSAL ORLANDO RESORT ANNOUNCES POWERHOUSE MUSICAL LINEUPFOR 2013 MARDI GRAS CELEBRATION, INCLUDING DEMI LOVATO, PITBULL AND MOREORLANDO, Fla. (January 7, 2013) –Universal Orlando Resort’s Mardi Gras 2013 is combining a stellar lineup of high-energy performances featuring some of the most sought-after names in music with the exciting spirit of the famed “N’awlins”celebration. On select nights from Feb. 9 to April 20, guests will experience an authentic, family-friendly version of the Mardi Grasbash coupled with the unparalleled theme park entertainment of Universal Studios Florida.
2013 MARDI GRAS TALENT LINE-UP(See full release for performance dates.)
Steve Miller Band
Boys Like Girls
Pat Benatar & Neil Giraldo
What You Should Know About Universal Orlando’s Mardi Gras:1.Musical Lineup: This year features an incredible variety of music, ranging from Americana rock to soulful R&B to upbeat pop to Latin rhythms. The lineup is listed above.2.Mardi Gras Parade: Guests can collect beads by the handful during an authentic Mardi Grasparade, featuring elaborate floats built by Blaine Kern Artists – the same company that designs floats for the Mardi Gras parade in New Orleans. This year’s parade celebrates “Colorful Cultures Around the World,” featuring all-new floats inspired by the Mexican Day of the Dead, Chinese New Year and Elegance of India.3.French Quarter Food& Entertainment: The event features irresistible Cajun cuisine and the soulful sounds of New Orleans bands that travel straight from The Big Easy to perform at Universal Orlando’s French Quarter Courtyard.4.Included with Admission: The excitement of Universal Orlando’s Mardi Gras is included with admission to Universal Studios. Check out the latest travel deals at UniversalOrlando.com.