Big Game Weekend
50 Cent is hosting this Friday (Feb. 5) private, limited-capacity affair at an open-air airport hangar in St. Pete whose location has not yet been announced. The mask-required Big Game Weekend affair will be hosted by 50 with music by Tampa’s DJ Fresh and tickets running $85-$7,000.
Green Day will kick off the 10th annual NFL Honors on Saturday night (Feb. 6) with an “epic performance” on the show, slated to air at 9:00 p.m. ET on CBS. The Honors, which the league debuted in 2012, is the annual awards show recognizing the best players, performances and plays from the season.
LiveXLive Media is hosting a pay-per-view livestream concert in partnership with Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino on Saturday night at 7 p.m. ET featuring solo and collaborative performances by Jammie Allen, Matt Stell and Chris Bandi and Matt Thomas of Parmalee. The $12.99 broadcast will air live on the LiveXLive platform.
Miley Cyrus will play a special show for 7,500 vaccinated essential worker “health care heroes” invited by the NFL for the first-ever TikTok Tailgate pre-show. The TikTok Tailgate can be watched on Feb. 7 at 2:30 p.m. ET, either on TikTok or CBS.
The SHAQ Bowl
Shaquille O’Neal’s celebrity face-off will pit football players and musicians like Diplo, Nelly and Migos’ Quavo and Offset (playing on different teams) against each other in a series of challenges. The live three-hour event — which includes halftime performers Migos, Jack Harlow and DJ Diesel (O’Neal himself) — kicks off at 3 p.m. ET and will stream on Shaq’s Facebook page as well as at SHAQbowl.com.
Super Bowl Halftime Show
Billboard‘s current cover starboy The Weeknd is the headline performer of the 2021 Pepsi Super Bowl LV Halftime Show. He recently unveiled an 18-song collection of his greatest hits called The Highlights before his highly anticipated performance, which fans can cop here on Friday (Feb. 5). “We’ve been really focusing on dialing in on the fans at home and making performances a cinematic experience, and we want to do that with the Super Bowl,” said The Weeknd, who put up $7 million of his own money to execute his vision.
Verizon Big Concert for Small Business
Tiffany Haddish will kick off the ultimate Super Bowl LV after party with performances by Alicia Keys, Brandi Carlile, Brittany Howard, Christina Aguilera, Luke Bryan and more. The Verizon Big Concert for Small Business will start a multi-year commitment to provide 1 million small businesses with resources they need to succeed by 2030. Verizon will also donate $10 million to the non-profit organization Local Initiatives Support Corp (LISC), which has been financially supporting businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic. Fans can make a one-time donation of $10 to LISC by texting SMALLBIZ to 20222 as part of Verizon’s text-to-give campaign. Additional performers at the event will include H.E.R. and Jazmine Sullivan.
The Verizon Big Concert for Small Business will stream immediately after Super Bowl LV on Sunday, Feb. 7 at 11 p.m. ET on Yahoo and Fios as well as Verizon’s Twitter, Twitch, YouTube and TikTok accounts.
Source: News | Billboard