Universal Orlando’s 2015 Mardi Gras Celebration Kicks Off This Weekend With Four-Time Grammy Award-winner Olivia Newton-John

mardi gras 2015 logoUniversal Orlando’s 2015 Mardi Gras celebration begins this Saturday, February 7, featuring a live performance by Australian singer-songwriter Olivia Newton-John.

With more than 100 million albums sold, Newton-John has won 10 American Music Awards and four  People’s Choice Awards throughout her career. She’s recorded 10 No. 1 hits, including “Physical” – which is listed at No. 6 on Billboard’s Top 100 Songs of All Time. She is also known for her breakout performance alongside John Travolta in the iconic musical film, “Grease.”

Universal Orlando’s Mardi Gras celebration runs select nights until April 18 and combines unmatched theme park entertainment with a jazzy New Orleans flare.  Along with live concerts by some of today’s hottest artists, guests can enjoy authentic New Orleans bands in the French Quarter Courtyard, mouthwatering Cajun cuisine and an extravagant parade, which features 12 vibrant and dazzling floats.

Mardi Gras is included with admission to Universal Studios Florida. For more information and details about special ticket offers, visit www.UniversalOrlando.com/MardiGras.


Event Dates Headliners

(performing in the Music Plaza)

February 7 Olivia Newton-John
February 14 Jessie J
February 15 Barenaked Ladies
February 21 Kelly Clarkson
February 28 Heart
March 7 Trace Adkins
March 13 MKTO
March 14 Styx
March 15 American Authors
March 20 Becky G
March 21 Yandel
March 22 The B-52s
March 28 Phillip Phillips
April 4 The All-American Rejects
April 11 The Band Perry
April 18 Trey Songz