VH1 BEGINS THE "SUPER BOWL BLITZ" TONIGHT!!!
J. COLE, JANELLE MONáE, FALL OUT BOY, TLC, GOO GOO DOLLS AND GAVIN DEGRAW HEADLINE VH1'S
"SUPER BOWL BLITZ: SIX NIGHTS + SIX CONCERTS"
CONCERTS IN QUEENS, BRONX, BROOKLYN, MANHATTAN, STATEN ISLAND AND NEW JERSEY IN THE SIX DAYS LEADING UP TO THE BIG GAME
Special Guests Big Boi Joins Janelle Monáe and Nelly & Dougie Fresh Join TLC for the Special Event Concerts
Live Shows Begin Tonight, Monday, January 27 through Saturday, February 1 at 11PM ET/PT
NEW YORK - January 27, 2014 - VH1's Super Bowl countdown begins tonight with "Super Bowl Blitz: Six Nights + Six Concerts," which includes J.Cole in Queens, Janelle Monáe playing the Bronx, Fall Out Boy in Brooklyn, TLC in Manhattan, Goo Goo Dolls in Staten Island, and Gavin DeGraw in New Jersey. Hosted by Nick Cannon and Stacy Keibler, all six concerts will be LIVE and take place throughout the New York City/New Jersey metropolitan area as part of the VH1 Super Bowl Blitz *working with the NFL. Special music guests Big Boi will join Janelle Monáe on Tuesday night and Nelly and Dougie Fresh will join TLC on Thursday night. The live concerts begin tonight, Monday, January 27th and air live each night through Saturday, February 1st at 11 PM ET/PT. The concerts will also be streamed live in the VH1 App, made available on-demand in the app and at SuperBowl.VH1.com the day after each live concert.
The VH1 Super Bowl Blitz is the ultimate music fan's pregame party featuring today's hottest artists making stops at six different venues, six nights in a row. Rain or shine, snow or hail, the show will go on. VH1 Super Bowl Blitz (#VH1Blitz) headliners and locations include:
· J.Cole (JCole.vh1.com): Queens: Kupferberg Center for the Arts at Queens College - Monday, January 27
· Janelle Monáe (JanelleMonae.vh1.com) featuring Big Boi: Bronx: Lehman College - Tuesday, January 28
· Fall Out Boy (FallOutBoy.vh1.com): Brooklyn: Brooklyn Bowl - Wednesday, January 29
· TLC (TLC.vh1.com) featuring Nelly & Dougie Fresh: Manhattan: Beacon Theatre - Thursday, January 30
· Goo Goo Dolls (GooGooDolls.vh1.com): Staten Island: St. George Theatre - Friday, January 31
· Gavin DeGraw (GavinDeGraw.vh1.com): New Jersey-: The Wellmont Theater (Montclair, NJ) - Saturday, February 1
Follow @VH1 and #VH1Blitz for chances to win tickets to the VH1 Super Bowl Blitz concerts. Starting Monday, January 13th, @VH1 will tweet secret locations and times in New York City, where fans who show up and take a picture with the #VH1Blitz mascot, Iggy the Penguin, and tag it with #VH1Blitz will have a chance to win tickets to a Super Bowl Blitz concert. Before the shows, fans everywhere can be part of each concert by submitting their wildest touchdown dances on Instagram or Vine using #VH1Blitz for a chance to have it featured on-air. Fans can also tweet #VH1Blitz during the concerts to unlock surprise moments on stage from Iggy the Penguin including guest artists, encore songs, and more.
Beginning tomorrow morning (Tuesday, January 28) and through-out the week VH1 Press will email links of photos and clips from the previous night's show.
For information on purchasing tickets to the concerts, visit VH1.com.
Official sponsors of the VH1 Super Bowl Blitz are M&M's(R), Papa John's and Verizon.
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