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2012 Super Bowl Village Performers Announced

INDIANAPOLIS (CelebrityAccess MediaWire) – With 2012 right around the corner, Super Bowl XLVI coordinators are teaming up in preparation and have announced the bands that will entertain crowds at the Super Bowl Village.

Mark Miles, chair of the 2012 Indianapolis Super Bowl Host Committee, joined Indianapolis Mayor Greg Ballard, Allison Melangton, president and chief executive officer of the Host Committee, and Rick Fuson, volunteer co-chair of the Super Bowl Village committee to share preparations for Super Bowl XLVI and unveil details about activities in the Super Bowl Village.

Along with updates on community initiatives and programs, they announced that ESPN has chosen Pan American Plaza as its production headquarters for Super Bowl XLVI.

Details about activities and events within the three-block area along Georgia Street that will become the Super Bowl Village were outlined as well. The Super Bowl Village is a free, family-friendly fan gathering spot that will be open January 27, 2012 through February 5, 2012.

The Host Committee announced themes for each day in the Super Bowl Village as well as the bands currently scheduled to appear on the Pepsi and Verizon stages.

While additional bands and the daily schedule will be announced in the coming weeks, the current list of musical entertainment scheduled to appear on the Pepsi and Verizon stages includes:

Verizon Stage (Pennsylvania and Georgia Streets)

Big Head Todd and the Monsters
Bret Michaels
Corey Cox
Darius Rucker
Dierks Bentley
Edwin McCain
En Vogue
Fitz & the Tantrums
Here Come The Mummies
IU's Straight No Chaser
Morris Day and the Time
Patti LaBelle
Railroad Earth
Sixpence None the Richer
Umphrey's McGee
Will Hoge

Pepsi Stage (Meridian and Georgia Streets)

Bashiri Asad
Blackberry Jam
Born Again Floozies
Carson Diesing
Cynthia Layne
DJ Limelight
DJ Rusty
Gentleman Alphonse
Greta Speaks
Healing Sixes
Hero, Jr.
Hunter Smith Band
Indy's Legends of Doo Wop
Jenny DeVoe
John Spencer
Living Proof
Lynda Sayyah
Max Allen Band
Otis Gibbs
Red Wanting Blue
Stereo Deluxe
The Last Good Year
The Meatball Band
Twin Cats

— Crystal Lynn Huntoon