Top Acts For NBA All-Star Game Festivities
Shaggy, Dream, Lil' Bow Wow, and O-Town are among the star performers booked for the festivities surrounding the upcoming NBA All-Star Game, to be held Feb. 11 at the MCI Center in Washington, D.C. ThShaggy, Dream, Lil' Bow Wow, and O-Town are among the star performers booked for the festivities surrounding the upcoming NBA All-Star Game, to be held Feb. 11 at the MCI Center in Washington, D.C. The artists will perform as part of Club NBA, the live stage component of the 2001 All-Star Jam Session. It all takes place Feb. 8-11 at the Washington (D.C.) Convention Center. Club NBA's slate of performers and show times is as follows:
Feb. 8, 4-10 p.m.: O-Town (J Records), the Transitions (Universal), and VP-215 (DreamWorks).
Feb. 9, 4-10 p.m.: Avant (MCA) and Dave Hollister (DreamWorks).
Feb. 10, 9 a.m.-10 p.m.: Jagged Edge (Columbia), Lil' Bow Wow (Columbia), Lil' Zane (Priority), and Dream (Arista).
Feb. 11, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.: Silkk The Shocker (Priority), De La Soul (Tommy Boy), and Shaggy (MCA).
In addition, O-Town and Dream will be joined by Mya and Jessica Simpson on Feb. 10 for the NBA TeamUp Celebration 2001, which honors the efforts of teen volunteers. Sisqo, Queen Latifah, Aaron Carter, and MTV's Carson Daly and Ananda Lewis will also be on hand. The event will be broadcast live from the city's Constitution Hall beginning 12 p.m. EST on NBC, TNT, BET, Nickelodeon, and NBA.com.
As previously reported, Harry Connick Jr. will perform at halftime of the game, which will also be broadcast live on NBC.