MIAMI LAKES, Fla. (www.orangebowl.org) – The Orange Bowl has announced that Dr Pepper is bringing platinum recording country music star Luke Bryan to headline the Bud Light Championship Game Day Fan Zone presented by Allstate on January 7th, 2013 . Bryan’s performance outside Sun Life Stadium in Miami Gardens, Fla., will cap off a day of fun activities for fans leading up to the 2013 Discover BCS National Championship Game.
Bryan, a Dr Pepper-sponsored artist who recently picked up his first American Music Award as “Favorite Male Country Artist,” has had quite the year celebrating three back-to-back double Platinum singles, “Country Girl (Shake It For Me),” “I Don’t Want This Night To End” and “Drunk On You,” all from his Platinum-certified album, tailgates & tanlines. The Leesburg, Georgia native has achieved six career No. 1 singles as his current single “Kiss Tomorrow Goodbye” has remained on top of the charts for 3 consecutive weeks while Bryan’s tailgates & tanlines album has remained a Top 5 album for all of 2012. Bryan will launch his first major headline tour in 2013, the “Dirt Road Diaries Tour,” launching January 17.
The Bud Light Championship Game Day Fan Zone will take place on January 7, 2013 from 1:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. in the parking lots across from Gates G & H of Sun Life Stadium. In addition to Bryan’s musical performance, fans will enjoy interactive games and exhibits, a wide variety of food and beverages and performances by team bands, cheerleaders and local talent. Admission to the Bud Light Championship Game Day Fan Zone is $30 and is not included in the ticket price for the 2013 Discover BCS National Championship Game.
Artists who have performed at previous Bud Light Game Day Fan Zones have included Little Big Town, All American Rejects, Smash Mouth, Collective Soul and Kevin Rudolph.
For tickets to the Bud Light Championship Game Day Fan Zone please visit the Orange Bowl’s official website, www.orangebowl.org or call 305-341-4701.
About the Orange Bowl
The Orange Bowl is a 348-member, primarily-volunteer non-profit sports organization that promotes and serves the South Florida community. The Orange Bowl Festival features a year-round schedule of events culminating with the Discover Orange Bowl on January 1, 2013 and the Discover BCS National Championship on January 7, 2013. Other Orange Bowl core events include the MetroPCS Orange Bowl Basketball Classic, Orange Bowl Youth Football Alliance presented by Sports Authority, Orange Bowl International Tennis Championships, Orange Bowl Sailing Regatta Series and Orange Bowl Paddle Championships. For more information on the 2012-13 Orange Bowl Festival and its events, including promotional and volunteer opportunities through the Ambassador Program, log on to www.orangebowl.org.