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15th Annual Satchmo…

Jul 31 - Aug 2, 2015
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Anthony Bean…

Jul 31 - Aug 2, 2015
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Friday Nights at NOMA

Jul 31 - 31, 2015
Every Friday evening, come to the museum for activities and entertainment.… more

Gospel Music Festival

Jul 31 - 31, 2015
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My Morning Jacket

Jul 31 - 31, 2015
My Morning Jacket has built a reputation as a group who consistently challenges… more

New Orleans Museum of…

Jul 31 - Sep 7, 2015
Ten Years Gone brings together six artists whose work engages with the broad… more

Saenger Theatre…

Jul 31 - 31, 2015
Atlanta rapper Future has earned a place at the genre's vanguard with his… more

The Historic New…

Jul 31 - Aug 2, 2015
One of the premier decorative arts events in the country, the four-day program… more

The Sweat Social…

Jul 31 - Dec 20, 2015
Designed for wellness travelers visiting New Orleans, the Sweat Social offers… more

Author to Reader Con…

Aug 1 - 1, 2015
Join us for  a FREE to the public book signing with 80+ authors. Parking… more

COOLinary New Orleans…

Aug 1 - 31, 2015
It is going to be a delicious summer!  During the month of August, enjoy… more

Hemispheres Cup -…

Aug 1 - 1, 2015
Two of the best rugby clubs in the world, the Saracens from England and the… more

Louisiana SPCA’s…

Aug 1 - 31, 2015
In memory of the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, the Louisiana SPCA is… more

Saturday Farmers…

Aug 1 - Dec 26, 2015
We are excited to announce the Saturday Farmers Market at the French Market!… more

Whitney White Linen…

Aug 1 - 1, 2015
Drape yourself in cool, white linen and join 16,000 art aficionados in the Arts… more

Ashe Cultural Arts…

Aug 2 - Oct 4, 2015
Join us for Ashe to Amen: the Enduring Spirituality of People of African… more

Ashe Cultural Arts…

Aug 2 - Oct 4, 2015
Join us for Ashe to Amen: the Enduring Spirituality of People of African… more

Ashe Cultural Arts…

Aug 2 - 2, 2015
Join us for the opening reception for Ashe to Amen: the Enduring Spirituality… more

Off-site Pet…

Aug 2 - 2, 2015
Off-site Pet Adoption, sponsored by the Louisiana SPCA, will be held in the… more

American Recovery…

Aug 6 - 8, 2015
The American Recovery Association (ARA) and Harding Brooks Associates, LLC… more

15th Annual Satchmo…

Jul 31 - Aug 2, 2015
Celebrate our native son, Louis "Satchmo" Armstrong, at this free… more

Advance Auto Parts Monster Jam® Returns to New Orleans Following Completion of Superdome Renovations, Jan. 28

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Media Contact:

Carrie DeVries
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504-558-1840

Advance Auto Parts Monster Jam® Returns to New Orleans Following Completion of Superdome Renovations, Jan. 28
Tickets Available Oct. 31 for Advance Auto Parts Monster Jam® at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome

(New Orleans, La.) - Oct. 24, 2011 - Feld Motor Sports? announced today that tickets for Advance Auto Parts Monster Jam®, the world's premier monster truck series, will be available Oct. 31. Advance Auto Parts Monster Jam® returns to New Orleans, Jan. 28, 2012 at 7 p.m. following a one-year hiatus due to renovations to the Mercedes-Benz Superdome.

Advance Auto Parts Monster Jam® events are affordably priced for the whole family with Kids Supervalue Seats available for just $10. Advance tickets are available at the New Orleans Arena Box office and all Ticketmaster outlets by calling 800-745-3000 or visiting at http://www.ticketmaster.com/.

The event will feature 14 trucks, including Grave Digger, Maximum Destruction, Grinder, Ironman, Avenger and more!

Approximately 12 feet tall and about 12 feet wide, monster trucks are custom-designed machines that sit atop 66-inch-tall tires and weigh a minimum of 10,000 pounds. Built for short, high-powered bursts of speed, monster trucks generate 1,500 to 2,000 horsepower and are capable of speeds of up to 100 miles per hour. Monster trucks can fly up to125 to 130 feet (a distance greater than 14 cars side by side) and up to 35 feet in the air.

Advance Auto Parts Monster Jam®, sanctioned by the United States Hot Rod Association®, is the most popular monster truck tour, performing to over 4 million fans annually at the most prestigious arenas and stadiums throughout the world. Advance Auto Parts Monster Jam® shows consist of three main fan-favorite elements - the pit party, racing and freestyle. The pit party gives all fans a chance to meet the stars of Advance Auto Parts Monster Jam® up-close while taking pictures and getting autographs.

About Feld Motor Sports, Inc.
Feld Motor Sports, Inc. is the world leader in specialized arena and stadium-based motor sports entertainment.  Feld Motor Sports, Inc. productions include Advance Auto Parts Monster Jam®, Monster Energy® Supercross, AMA Arenacross Series, Nuclear Cowboyz?, and IHRA® Nitro Jam®.  Feld Motor Sports, Inc. is a division of Feld Entertainment, the world's largest producer of live family entertainment.  For more information on Feld Entertainment, visit http://www.feldentertainment.com/.

About the United States Hot Rod Association®
The United States Hot Rod Association® originated in 1978 as a sanctioning body for truck and tractor pulling events, later expanding to produce mud and sand drag racing. The USHRA® grew steadily and within its first decade emerged as the premier Monster Truck racing organization. Today the USHRA®, together with Feld Motor Sports, produces quality events and involves coordinating competition, defining regulations and technical requirements, setting safety standards and officiating at each event. Whether the USHRA® event entails Pro Race Trucks, QUAD WARSTM, or Monster Trucks, you can be sure the event will be the highest quality show motor sports has to offer, creating unmatched excitement and spectacular memories.

 

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