Hit R&B Artist Trey Songz to Close Out Universal Orlando’s 2015 Mardi Gras Celebration

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This Saturday, contemporary R&B artist Trey Songz will take the stage for the final night of Universal Orlando’s Mardi Gras. Throughout his music career, Trey Songz has released five albums that reached the Top 20 of the Billboard 200. His album Ready won the 2010 BET Award for Best Male R&B Artist and led to six hit singles, including, “I Need a Girl,” “Successful” and “LOL Smiley Face.” 

Before the concert, guests can catch colorful beads by the handful during the festive Mardi Gras parade, which features 12 vibrant floats. Guests can also visit Universal Studios Florida’s very own French Quarter Courtyard to enjoy authentic Cajun cuisine and see performances by bands pulled straight from Bourbon Street.

Schedule of Events for the Weekend:

·         4:00 P.M. – French Quarter Courtyard Opens

·         7:45 P.M. – Mardi Gras Parade Starts

·         8:30 P.M. – Live Concert Begins

 

The excitement of Universal Orlando’s Mardi Gras celebration is included with admission to Universal Studios Florida. For more information, visit www.universalorlando.com/mardigras.

The Party Continues This Weekend at Universal Orlando’s Mardi Gras 2015 Featuring A Musical Performance by The Band Perry

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Universal Orlando Resort’s Mardi Gras continues this weekend with a musical performance by award-winning country group The Band Perry on Saturday, April 11.

The Band Perry, comprised of siblings Kimberly Perry, Reid Perry and Neil Perry, rose to fame with their quadruple-platinum song “If I Die Young,” their platinum song “You Lie,” and their No. 1 Billboard Hot Country song “All Your Life.” Combining country, pop and rock sounds, the musical trio has continued their success by winning multiple CMT and CMA awards, receiving Grammy and Billboard award nominations and selling out worldwide tours. Their second album, Pioneer, was released in April 2013 and produced the No. 1 singles, “Better Dig Two” and “DONE.”

Before each concert, guests can catch colorful beads by the handful during the festive Mardi Gras parade, which features 12 vibrant floats. Guests can also visit Universal Studios Florida’s very own French Quarter Courtyard to enjoy authentic Cajun cuisine and see performances by bands pulled straight from Bourbon Street.

Schedule of Events for the Weekend:

·         4:00 P.M. – French Quarter Courtyard Opens

·         7:45 P.M. – Mardi Gras Parade Starts

·         8:30 P.M. – Live Concert Begins

 

The excitement of Universal Orlando’s Mardi Gras celebration is included with admission to Universal Studios Florida. For more information, visit www.universalorlando.com/mardigras.

“Move Along” to Universal Orlando’s Mardi Gras 2015 With a Live Musical Performance by The All-American Rejects

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This Saturday, Universal Orlando’s Mardi Gras continues to rock on with a musical performance by The All-American Rejects. This popular alternative rock band is best known for their hit singles, “Dirty Little Secret,” “Move Along” and “It Ends Tonight,” all of which made it into the top 15 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. One of their most successful songs, “Gives You Hell,” was No. 4 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart and was certified four times multi-platinum in the United States.

Before the concert, guests can catch colorful beads by the handful during the festive Mardi Gras parade, which features 12 vibrant floats. Guests can also visit Universal Studios Florida’s very own French Quarter Courtyard to enjoy authentic Cajun cuisine and see performances by bands pulled straight from Bourbon Street.

Schedule of Events for the Weekend:

·         4:00 P.M. – French Quarter Courtyard Opens

·         7:45 P.M. – Mardi Gras Parade Starts

·         8:30 P.M. – Live Concert Begins

 

The excitement of Universal Orlando’s Mardi Gras celebration is included with admission to Universal Studios Florida. For more information, visit www.universalorlando.com/mardigras.

Musical Act Phillip Phillips Hits The Stage This Weekend at Universal Orlando Resort’s Mardi Gras

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Florida’s biggest party is still in full swing this weekend at Universal Orlando Resort’s Mardi Gras with a musical performance by “American Idol” season 11 winner Phillip Phillips on Saturday, March 28.

Phillips’ first single, “Home,” became the best-selling and most successful coronation song of any ‘Idol’ winner. He has since had other popular singles including “Gone, Gone, Gone,” “Raging Fire” and “Unpack Your Heart”— all of which showcase his rugged, pop-folk vocal style. Currently, the singer-songwriter is preparing for a co-headlining tour with American rock band, O.A.R, this summer, which will feature songs from his latest album, “Behind The Light.”

Before each concert, guests can catch colorful beads by the handful during the festive Mardi Gras parade, which features 12 vibrant floats. Guests can also visit Universal Studios Florida’s very own French Quarter Courtyard to enjoy authentic Cajun cuisine and see performances by bands pulled straight from Bourbon Street.

Schedule of Events for the Weekend:

·         4:00 P.M. – French Quarter Courtyard Opens

·         7:45 P.M. – Mardi Gras Parade Starts

·         8:30 P.M. – Live Concert Begins

 

The excitement of Universal Orlando’s Mardi Gras celebration is included with admission to Universal Studios Florida. For more information, visit www.universalorlando.com/mardigras.

Universal Orlando’s Mardi Gras Continues This Weekend With Performances by Becky G, Yandel, and The B-52s

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Three incredible musical acts are set to take center-stage this weekend at Universal Orlando Resort’s Mardi Gras celebration – pop singer Becky G, Latin superstar Yandel and alternative rock band The B-52s.

Best known for her hit singles, “Shower” and “Can’t Get Enough,” pop sensation Becky G will perform this Friday, March 20 on Universal Studios Florida’s Music Plaza stage.

On Saturday, March 21, guests can enjoy a live performance by reggaeton musician and songwriter, Yandel. The Puerto Rican entertainer first joined the music scene as part of the Latin pop duo Wisin & Yandel. His latest album, “De Líder a Leyenda,” debuted at No. 1on the U.S. Billboard Top Latin Albums chart.

The B-52s will top off the Mardi Gras weekend on Sunday, March 22. With more than 20 million albums sold, their unique party band style has made them one of the most popular rock bands for more than 25 years. Some of their most notable, upbeat hits include, “Rock Lobster,” “Roam” and the beloved classic hit, “Love Shack.”

Before each concert, guests can catch colorful beads by the handful during the festive Mardi Gras parade, which features 12 vibrant floats. Guests can also visit Universal Studios Florida’s very own French Quarter Courtyard to enjoy authentic Cajun cuisine and see performances by bands pulled straight from Bourbon Street.

Schedule of Events for the Weekend:

·         4:00 P.M. – French Quarter Courtyard Opens

·         7:45 P.M. – Mardi Gras Parade Starts

·         8:30 P.M. – Live Concert Begins

 

The excitement of Universal Orlando’s Mardi Gras celebration is included with admission to Universal Studios Florida. For more information, visit www.universalorlando.com/mardigras.

Universal Orlando’s Mardi Gras Continues This Weekend with Performances by MKTO, STYX and American Authors

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Universal Orlando’s Mardi Gras celebration continues this weekend, featuring live concerts by MKTO, Styx, and American Authors. Best known for their hit single, “Classic,” pop, hip-hop and R&B duo MKTO will rock out on Universal Studios Florida’s Music Plaza stage on Friday, March 13.

On Saturday, March 14, guests can enjoy a live performance by classic rock band, Styx. With their chart-topping hit singles, “Come Sail Away,” “Renegade,” “Blue Collar Man” and “Fooling Yourself,” Styx was the first band ever to release four consecutive triple-platinum albums.

American Authors will take the stage on Sunday, March 15. This popular alternative rock band is best known for their multi-platinum single, “Best Day of My Life,” which was named the No.1 most played song in 2014 on Adult Pop Radio.

Before the concert, guests can catch colorful beads by the handful during the festive Mardi Gras parade, which features 12 vibrant floats. Guests can also visit Universal Studios Florida’s very own French Quarter Courtyard to enjoy authentic Cajun cuisine and see performances by bands pulled straight from Bourbon Street.

Schedule of Events for the Weekend:

·         4:00 P.M. – French Quarter Courtyard Opens

·         7:45 P.M. – Mardi Gras Parade Starts

·         8:30 P.M. – Live Concert Begins

 

The excitement of Universal Orlando’s Mardi Gras celebration is included with admission to Universal Studios Florida. For more information, visit www.universalorlando.com/mardigras.

Country Superstar Trace Adkins Hits the Stage This Saturday at Universal Orlando’s Mardi Gras

Universal Orlando Resort’s Mardi Gras celebration continues this weekend with a musical performance by chart-topping country singer Trace Adkins on Saturday, March 7.

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With more than 10 million albums sold, the Grand Ole Opry member has topped the Billboard country music charts with hits like “(This Ain’t) No Thinkin’ Thing,” “Ladies Love Country Boys” and “You’re Gonna Miss This.” In addition, Adkins previously won Donald Trump’s reality-show competition, “Celebrity Apprentice,” in 2013 and has hosted the American Country Awards on FOX for four consecutive years.

 

Before the concert, guests can catch colorful beads by the handful during the festive Mardi Gras parade, which features 12 vibrant floats. Guests can also visit Universal Studios Florida’s very own French Quarter Courtyard to enjoy authentic Cajun cuisine and see performances by bands pulled straight from Bourbon Street.

 

Schedule of Events for the Weekend:

·         4:00 P.M. – French Quarter Courtyard Opens

·         7:15 P.M. – Mardi Gras Parade Starts

·         8:00 P.M. – Live Concert Begins

 

The excitement of Universal Orlando’s Mardi Gras celebration is included with admission to Universal Studios Florida. For more information, visit www.universalorlando.com/mardigras.