VH1 And NFL Kick Off Super Bowl XLVIII With "Super Bowl Blitz: Six Nights +
SIX CONCERT SHOWS IN SIX NEW YORK AREAS THE SIX DAYS LEADING UP TO THE BIG
Shows Premiere Monday, January 27 through Saturday, February 1 at 11PM ET/PT
Epic Event Showcases Hot Musicians through New York's Five Burroughs and Host
State New Jersey
NEW YORK, Oct. 11, 2013
NEW YORK, Oct. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Team VH1 and NFL have the home field
advantage in 2014 as Super Bowl XLVIII pregame festivities tackle New York and
New Jersey. Expanding on its successful collaboration with the NFL on the
annual pre-Super Bowl live concerts, VH1 and NFL are taking it to the streets
and multiplying the excitement six-fold in NY and NJ.
Some of music's biggest names will huddle up for six concert shows throughout
the five boroughs and New Jersey in the six days leading up to football's
biggest game. The VH1 Super Bowl Blitz (#VH1BLITZ) will begin on Monday,
January 27^th through Saturday, February 1 at 11PM ET/PT, and rain or shine,
snow or hail, no part of the NY/NJ area will be untouched. From Queens to the
Bronx, through Brooklyn and Manhattan, passing through Staten Island and
concluding in the game's host state of New Jersey, VH1 is bringing this year's
chart-topping musicians to a series of performances each night to celebrate
Super Bowl XLVIII. Talent and ticket information will be announced shortly
via @VH1 on Twitter and VH1's Facebook page.
The VH1 Super Bowl Blitz will be the ultimate music fan's pregame party –six
nights in a row. Viewers and concert-goers are invited to different venues
around the city and into New Jersey for a live show by one of today's hottest
artists. The journey ends at the biggest sporting event of the year – the
The VH1 Super Bowl Blitz locations include:
Queens: Monday, January 27
Bronx: Tuesday, January 28
Brooklyn: Wednesday, January 29
Manhattan: Thursday, January 30
Staten Island: Friday, January 31
New Jersey- Saturday, February 1
But tickets are not for sale. These are private shows with a limited amount of
tickets up for grabs via Twitter. Imagine seeing the tweet "Meet me at the
Brooklyn Bowl at 11pm 'cause (insert your favorite music group) is playing!
The VH1 Super Bowl Blitz, is executive produced by Michael Dempsey for Dempsey
Productions. Lee Rolontz and Rick Krim are executive producing and Lara Fried
is producing for VH1.
VH1 delivers the ultimate mash-up of music, pop culture and nostalgia for
adults who still want to have fun. VH1 is available in 99 million households
in the U.S. VH1 also has an array of digital channels and services including
VH1 Classic, VH1 Soul, VH1 Mobile and VH1.com and @VH1, the hub for all things
music and pop culture. VH1 is a unit of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIA, VIAB), one
of the world's leading creators of programming and content across all media
platforms.For more information, go towww.vh1press.com, VH1.com, or theVH1
Facebookpage. Follow us on Twitter @VH1PR.
Toni Herron Savage Chris Delhomme
For up-to-the-minute and archival press information including releases and
photographs, visit VH1's press-only Web site at www.vh1.com/press.
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