Next Sunday on February 3rd, in lieu of watching the Superbowl, people across New Orleans have decided to boycott. After the controversy outcome of the Saints loss to the rams, word began spreading across the city about the idea of throwing either a parade or a protest concert during the Super Bowl. This idea of a “Boycott Bowl” blew up thanks to social media, and it is ACTUALLY happening.
Today, January 27th, the organizers revealed the location for the Boycott Bowl: the streets of downtown! Beginning at Fulton Street from Girod to Lafayette, who dat fans can flock to the area to support our Saints and boycott the Superbowl! Organizers hope to throw the ultimate protest block-party of the century.
In addition, tons of local New Orleans artists have committed to playing. These artists (courtesy of the Boycott Bowl website) include:
- Flow Tribe
- The Vettes
- Ricky B
- Khris Royal and Dark Matter
- Shamarr Allen & The Underdogs
- Partners N Crime and The Big EZ Band
- Dash Rip Rock
- Michot’s Melody Makers featuring members of 2018 Grammy Winner’s The Lost Bayou Ramblers
General admission tickets to the event are only $10. VIP tickets are also available for $50, which allows admission to Après Lounge. According to organizers, this lounge is a “preferred Saints player hangout.”
According to their website, organizers promised to donate the ticket profits to the NORD foundation.
Don’t miss out! Purchase tickets here.
For more information on the Boycott Bowl, visit here.
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