The Foo Fighters will headline a pre-Super Bowl concert in Atlanta.
News outlets report the 12-time Grammy award-winning group will headline the DirecTV Super Saturday Night concert Feb. 2 at a temporary venue to be constructed onsite at Atlantic Station. The event’s executive producer said Wednesday that the three-tiered complex will be around 72,000 square feet with the capacity for about 6,000.
Valerie Vargas with AT&T says the Foo Fighters are known to collaborate with a wide range of performers who attract music lovers across the board.
Grammy-nominated musical duo Run the Jewels, which includes Atlanta’s Killer Mike, will also perform at the event dubbed Super Saturday night. Past performers have included Jennifer Lopez and the Red Hot Chili Peppers.
Tickets for the concert will go on sale at 9 a.m. Nov. 30 through www.ticketmaster.com . All general admission tickets will be standing-room only, floor level. The Super Bowl will be Feb. 3 at the Mercedes-Benz Stadium.
WABE staff contributed to this report.