Thursday, January 10, 2019

Macklemore, Pitbull and more added to Universal Orlando's 2019 Mardi Gras concerts

Posted By on Thu, Jan 10, 2019 at 11:39 AM

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This morning, Universal announced the first set of performers for their upcoming Mardi Gras celebration at Universal Studios.

Macklemore, Pitbull and Becky G were among some of the bigger names coming to this year's Mardi Gras Celebration, which runs from Feb. 9 through April 4. Concerts are included with park admission.

Here's the full lineup so far:

Feb. 9:
Feb. 16: Gavin DeGraw
Feb. 17: Dan + Shay
Feb. 23: Macklemore
March 2: TBA
March 9: Becky G
March 10: Sean Paul
March 16: Steve Miller Band
March 17: Ziggy Marley
March 23: NF
March 24: Pitbull
March 30: TBA
March 31: TBA

Besides 13 weekly concerts, the event also includes Cajun cuisine (like frog legs and étouffée), New Orleans-styled parades (with six new animal-themed floats), as well as brass bands from groups like the Dirty Bourbon River Show (Feb. 9-17), Naughty Professor Brass Band (Feb. 18-Feb. 27), Free Agents Brass Band featuring Honey Bannister (Feb. 28-March 18) and New Breed Brass Band (March 19-April 4).

Yesterday, Universal Orlando also announced a three-day discount package for Florida residents, starting at $159.

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