ORLANDO, Fla. (Feb. 8, 2018) – Powerhouse singer-songwriters, Jason Derulo and Jessie J, are joining the exciting concert lineup for Universal Orlando Resort’s annual Mardi Gras celebration – one of the most authentic Mardi Gras events outside New Orleans.

Multiplatinum selling artist and dancer, Jason Derulo, will take the stage on Saturday, March 10.  With more than 100 million single sales worldwide, the international superstar is known for his breakout hits, “Whatcha Say” and “Talk Dirty,” and his most recent hit, “Swalla,” which has amassed over 980 million views on YouTube.

Performing live on Saturday, March 24, top-selling U.K. vocalist and songwriter, Jessie J, is known for chart-toppers, such as “Domino,” “Price Tag,” and the multiplatinum worldwide smash, “Bang Bang,” which alone has nearly 500 million streams on Spotify and one billion views on YouTube. She has sold more than 20 million singles and three million albums worldwide. Her new album, R.O.S.E., will be released later this year featuring the powerful anthem, “Queen.”

Now through April 7, Universal Orlando’s 2018 Mardi Gras is Florida’s Biggest Party, featuring mouthwatering Cajun-style cuisine, vibrantly costumed performers, nightly parades, countless beads and thrilling, live performances from some of the biggest names in music. See below for the complete concert schedule.

Mardi Gras festivities at Universal Orlando Resort are included with admission to Universal Studios Florida, or with an annual pass. For more information on Mardi Gras, visit www.universalorlando.com/mardigras.

2018 Mardi Gras Headliners Lineup
Mardi Gras Event Dates
(Performing in the Music Plaza)
Feb. 3Sean Paul
Feb. 10The Beach Boys
Feb. 17Kelsea Ballerini
Feb. 18Andy Grammer
Feb. 24Macklemore
March 3311
March 4Phillip Phillips
March 10Jason Derulo
March 11Fitz and the Tantrums
March 17Foreigner
March 18Fifth Harmony
March 24Jessie J
March 25BUSH

2018 Mardi Gras New Orleans Bands Lineup
Mardi Gras Event Dates
New Orleans Bands
(Performing in the French Quarter Courtyard)
Feb. 3 – Feb. 20Free Agents Brass Band
Feb. 21 – March 6Naughty Professor Brass Band
March 7 – March 20New Breed Brass Band
March 21 – March 31Young Pinstripe Brass Band
April 1 – April 7Dirty Bourbon River Show