Universal Orlando’s 2016 Mardi Gras Celebration continues this Saturday, February 20, as singer-songwriter Nate Ruess takes the stage.
Ruess is the lead singer of the indie pop band FUN. and The Format. FUN.’s 2012 album Some Nights sold more than one million copies, earned the band two GRAMMY awards and led to three hit singles, including the chart-topping “We Are Young.” In 2015, Ruess released his debut solo album Grand Romantic, which included the hit singles “Nothing Without Love” and “Grand Romantic.”
Universal Orlando’s Mardi Gras celebration continues on select nights through April 16. Along with live concerts by some of today’s hottest artists, guests can also enjoy mouthwatering Cajun cuisine, authentic New Orleans bands in the French Quarter Courtyard and a dazzling parade, featuring 12 vibrant floats – including four new additions that celebrate different cultures and festivals from around the world: Venetian Carnival, Oktoberfest, 4th of July and Rio de Janeiro Carnival.
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
Mardi Gras is included with admission to Universal Studios Florida. For more information and details about special ticket offers, visit Universal Orlando Mardi Gras.
Universal Studios Orlando Mardi Gras concert series is just heating up lots of other great artists are coming to Universal Studios.
February 27th Fall Out Boy
March 5th Kool and the gang
March 12th the fray
March 13th Adam Lambert
March 19th Shawn Mendes
March 20th 3 doors down
March 26th REO Speedwagon
April 2nd T Pain
April 9th Jessie J
April 16th Yandel