Atlanta blows up the Georgia Dome as the Mercedes-Benz Superdome continues to thrive
Posted on 11/20/2017 2:52:00 PM.

Today in Atlanta, the Georgia Dome was imploded after 25 years in existence. Meanwhile, the Mercedes Benz Superdome in New Orleans continues to be one of the top entertainment venues in the country.

Alan Freeman, General Manager of the Dome, says when the facility was built, the architects took a long range view of the stadium’s future.
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New Orleans gearing up for a busy weekend
Posted on 9/1/2017 3:08:00 AM.

The New Orleans Convention and Visitors Bureau is gearing up for a busy weekend as the LSU-BYU season opener takes at the Mercedes Benz Superdome at 8:30 p.m Saturday.

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Bayou Country Superfest kicks off in New Orleans
Posted on 5/26/2017 3:27:00 AM.

Concertgoers at this weekend’s Bayou Country Superfest in New Orleans can expect even more security after the terrorist attack at a concert in Manchester. Producer Quint Davis says safety is always the number one concern, and everyone should feel comfortable attending the event.

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Bayou Country Superfest lineup announced
Posted on 12/1/2016 12:17:00 PM.

The lineup for next year’s Bayou Country Superfest over the Memorial Day weekend has just been announced, featuring super stars Blake Shelton, Miranda Lambert, Brooks & Dunn, Rascal Flatts, Thomas Rhett, and Hank Williams Jr. Producer Quint Davis says it’s all new again because it’s coming to New Orleans for the first time.

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2017 Bayou Country Superfest will be held in Mercedes Benz Superdome
Posted on 9/27/2016 12:54:00 PM.

Bayou Country Superfest announces the 8th annual music festival with be held in New Orleans at the Mercedes Benz Superdome over the 2017 Memorial Day Holiday. Producer and Director of the Superfest Quint Davis says the three-day concert will start with a free and open to the public concert on Friday, May 26th in Champions Square. He says they want this to be the new country superfest in every way.

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Former-Gov Kathleen Blanco optimistic Superdome can still host another Super Bowl
Posted on 5/25/2016 5:36:00 AM.

After finishing second to Atlanta to host the Super Bowl in 2019, some are wondering if it’s time for a new stadium in order to attract another Super Bowl. This is the second straight time New Orleans has lost to a city that was in the process of building a new stadium. Former-governor Kathleen Blanco, who sits on the LSED board, which oversees the Dome, says Louisiana does not need to build a new stadium to host a Super Bowl.

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New Orleans finds out today if they'll host the Super Bowl in 2019
Posted on 5/24/2016 3:22:00 AM.

New Orleans sports officials make their pitch to the NFL owners today to host the 2019 Super Bowl in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. Atlanta, Miami, and Tampa are the other cities competing against the Big Easy. CBS NFL Insider Jason La Canfora says the age of the Superdome hurts New Orleans’ bid.


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New Orleans preparing to present its bid to host Super Bowl in 2019
Posted on 5/23/2016 2:50:00 AM.

New Orleans is seeking to host the Super Bowl in 2019 and those who will present a bid to the NFL owners on Tuesday are already in Charlotte putting the finishing touches on their presentation. New Orleans competition to host the 2019 Super Bowl is Atlanta, Miami and Tampa Bay.

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Superdome celebrates 40 years
Posted on 8/3/2015 3:30:00 AM.
Today is the 40th birthday of the Mercedes-Benz Superdome.  The Dome officially opened on August 3, 1975 after almost four years of construction.  General Manager Alan Freeman says 40 years is a great run, but the facility still has a lot of life left.  
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First ever King Cake Festival to be held in New Orleans Sunday
Posted on 2/7/2014 11:58:00 AM.
If you're a fan of the famous Mardi Gras pastry, you might want to head to New Orleans this weekend for the first ever King Cake Festival. The delicious party is being held at Champions Square next to the Superdome on Sunday between 11am-6pm. Oschner is hosting the festival and Kathleen McCulla is the event director.

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