Tim McGraw is among the artists who will perform during the college football playoffs at AT&T Playoff Playlist Live! on Jan. 11-12 and the Capital One Stage at Allstate Championship Tailgate Plaza on Jan. 13. McGraw will headline the Capital One Stage at Allstate Championship Plaza January 13 performing along with Judah & the Lion, and Lauren Daigle will perform the national anthem prior to kickoff of the national championship game.
The free concerts will take place in New Orleans’ Woldenberg Park leading up to the 2020 College Football Playoff National Championship, set for Monday, Jan. 13, at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. For the first time in the six-year history of the College Football Playoff National Championship, three of the weekend’s musical acts hail from the host region, with Louisiana natives McGraw, Daigle, and Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue all performing.
The weekend’s initial needle-drop takes place on the AT&T Playoff Playlist Live! stage on Saturday, Jan. 11 with performances by H.E.R., Nas and MAX. The music continues Sunday, Jan. 12, with Meghan Trainor, Bastille and Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue. Gates for AT&T Playoff Playlist Live! will open at 4 p.m. CT each day, and fans will be admitted on a first-come, first-served basis. Fans can also watch live stream performances online via AT&T Twitter.
The 2020 College Football Playoff National Championship will take place on Monday, Jan. 13 at 8 p.m. ET. The game will air live on ESPN.