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Foo Fighters, Roots among Super Bowl weekend performers

Foo Fighters, Roots among Super Bowl weekend performers

SUPER FOO: Dave Grohl, left, and Taylor Hawkins, right, of the Foo Fighters perform as the band Rush is inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame during the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony at the Nokia Theatre on Thursday, April 18 in Los Angeles. The Foo Fighters are among the big name acts lined up for a pre Super Bowl bash. Photo: Associated Press/ Danny Moloshok/Invision

NEW YORK (AP) — Foo Fighters, The Roots and Imagine Dragons will perform on a cruise ship ahead of the Super Bowl.

The bands will hit the stage on the Bud Light Hotel New York, which will be docked at Pier 88 in Manhattan on the Hudson River. The Super Bowl will be played Feb. 2 at the MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J.

The Roots will perform with Run DMC and Busta Rhymes on Jan. 30, while Grammy-nominated Imagine Dragons will perform a day later.

Foo Fighters will headline the main event on Feb. 1, where Zac Brown Band will also perform.

Fall Out Boy and country singer Jake Owen will play a concert before the Super Bowl.

The cruise ship will offer lodging for 4,000 guests in 1,900 staterooms.

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