Universal Orlando Mardi Gras concert lineup: Pitbull, Macklemore, Steve Miller Band, more

Gavin DeGraw, Dan + Shay, Ziggy Marley, Sean Paul and more will also perform in February and March.
Pitbull performs on stage at Amalie Arena in Tampa on June 22, 2017. (Luis Santana | Times)
Pitbull performs on stage at Amalie Arena in Tampa on June 22, 2017. (Luis Santana | Times)
Published January 10
Updated January 10

About a month before the official start of Mardi Gras, Universal Orlando has announced the slate of performers who are going to turn the park into the Big Easy.

Rappers Pitbull and Macklemore, rockers Bush and the Steve Miller Band, and Caribbean superstars Sean Paul and Ziggy Marley lead the initial lineup for Universal Orlando Mardi Gras, running select weekend dates in February and March. Gavin DeGraw, Dan + Shay, Becky G, NF and at least three more acts are also on the bill.

In addition, a handful of New Orleans bands will perform in the park's French Quarter Courtyard: Dirty Bourbon River Show (Feb. 19-17), Naughty Professor Brass Band (Feb. 18-27), Free Agents Brass Band featuring Honey Bannister (Feb. 28-March 18) and New Breed Brass Band (March 19-April 4).

Universal Mardi Gras runs daily from Feb. 9 through April 4, with nightly Mardi Gras parades, bite-size Cajun cuisine, Louisiana craft brews and headline concerts on select weekend nights. The celebration is included with park admission. Click here for details.

Here's the complete concert lineup so far:

Feb. 9: Bush

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

Contact Jay Cridlin at cridlin@tampabay.com or (727) 893-8336. Follow @JayCridlin.

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