Today brings news of several classic rock staples heading to New Orleans:
Legendary funk outfit Kool & the Gang
and power-pop mainstays Cheap Trick
headline the fourth annual Friday Night Concert series to kick off the 2014 R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl. The concert is 7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 19 at Champions Square, and the game is 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 20 inside the Superdome. Admission to the concert is free.
And coming to the Smoothie King Center on March 8: Journey
(now fronted by Steve Perry deadringer Arnel Pineda) joins the Steve Miller Band
and Tower of Power.
Tickets to the triple-bill go on sale 10 a.m. Friday, Dec. 5 via ticketmaster.com.