FT. LAUDERDALE, FL (January 12, 2010)--New Year's Eve-Meet Super Bowl Eve.  The National Football League announced today it will host SUPER BOWL SATURDAY NIGHT, a free outdoor concert and fireworks spectacular, on Ft. Lauderdale Beach on Saturday, Feb. 6, the night before Super Bowl XLIV.

Free and open to the public, SUPER BOWL SATURDAY NIGHT is a unique entertainment event celebrating an exciting year of football and the arrival of Super Bowl XLIV. The event will include live musical performances, headlined by O.A.R., and the Super Bowl Fireworks Spectacular at Ft. Lauderdale Beach Park adjacent to the Sheraton Fort Lauderdale Beach Hotel on A1A (Seabreeze Blvd.) just north of Holiday Drive.

Festivities will begin at 4 p.m. with a DJ set and video programming followed by live music beginning at 6 p.m. and concluding the evening with a Super Bowl Fireworks Spectacular at 9:40 p.m.
Two additional acts, which will open the concert produced by Live Nation, will be announced soon.
Fans may enter beginning at 4 p.m.  Fireworks are slated to launch at 9:40 p.m. to conclude the show.

Everfine/Atlantic recording group O.A.R. released their sixth studio album All Sides in the summer of 2008 helping to propel the band's cumulative album sales to well over 1.7 million. Containing the certified Platinum hit single "Shattered," All Sides is the band's most successful debut to date landing at #13 on the Billboard 200. O.A.R., who released their fourth live album entitled Rain or Shine today, are made up of band members Marc Roberge (vocals, electric & acoustic guitar), Richard On (electric guitar & background vocals), Jerry DePizzo (saxophone), Benj Gershman (bass), and Chris Culos (drums). The band formed in 1996 and has since blazed a unique grassroots trail across America, revealing their compelling musical vision through near-constant touring. With their distinct sound and introspective, heartfelt lyricism, the band has earned a fervent following from coast to coast. It is that following that allowed the band to sell out the World's Most Famous Arena, New York City's Madison Square Garden, twice. For more information about O.A.R., please visit www.ofarevolution.com <http://www.ofarevolution.com/>.

Joanna Hunter, NFL, 212-450-2449; joanna.hunter@nfl.com
Steve Brener, Brener Zwikel & Associates, 818-462-5598; steveb@bzapr.com
Paul Freundlich/Denise Carberry, PFA Media (O.A.R.), 212-334-6116



The mission of the South Florida Super Bowl Host Committee is to prepare the South Florida region to host Super Bowl XLIV, the Record-Breaking 10th Super Bowl in South Florida, and to fulfill all bid obligations to the National Football League.

The South Florida Host Committee, together with the South Florida region, will work as one community utilizing national media coverage and increased tourism to: more effectively market our destination, increase the regional economy, encourage community involvement and support local business development.

Our community effort will create a better quality of life for all residents and position South Florida as the premier site to host future Super Bowls.

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