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Stevie Wonder to Headline Outdoor Concert in New Orleans on the Eve of Super Bowl

January 27, 2013 (5:33 am) GMT
The 'Superstition' hitmaker will rock a concert near the Wyndham Riverfront Hotel on February 2 along with Gary Clark Jr. and many other performers.
Stevie Wonder

is tapped to help kick off Super Bowl weekend with a live concert in New Orleans. The iconic singer will headline the gig taking place in an outdoor venue near the Wyndham Riverfront Hotel on February 2, the day before the game takes place at the Superdome.

The 1989 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee will be joined at the Bud Light-sponsored gig by many stars including , who is coincidentally set to perform at the Hall of Fame ceremony later this year with to pay tribute to Albert King.

Elsewhere in the pre-Super Bowl event, will return to the stage for the first time in four years during a private DirecTV "Super Saturday Night" concert. It's held after "Celebrity Beach Bowl" which has as a performer and & as participants.

The next day, will open the Super Bowl XLVII at the Superdome before the San Francisco 49ers and Baltimore Ravens showdown. She will deliver the national anthem, while will later headline the halftime show.

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