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

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

The Big Easy Returns This Weekend at Universal Orlando’s Mardi Gras 2015 Featuring Musical Performances by MKTO, Styx and American Authors

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.

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