Skip to main content
Advertising

Originally published Saturday, February 9, 2013 at 11:41 PM

  • Share:
           
  • Comments (0)
  • Print

Mardi Gras ball 1st Superdome event since blackout

The lights stayed on in the Superdome for a black tie ball and concert that was the first major test for the venue since the Super Bowl blackout.

Associated Press

Most Popular Comments
Hide / Show comments
No comments have been posted to this article.
Start the conversation >

advertising

NEW ORLEANS —

The lights stayed on in the Superdome for a black tie ball and concert that was the first major test for the venue since the Super Bowl blackout.

The glitzy Mardi Gras Krewe of Endymion rolled its massive float through the dome and singer Kelly Clarkson performed amid the purple, green and gold lights.

Revelers at the ball said the power outage was in the back of their minds and they were glad the problem seems to have been fixed.

The stadium's electricity provider, Entergy, has come under scrutiny since the lights went dark for more than a half hour.

News where, when and how you want it

Email Icon

Seattle Sketcher Book

Seattle Sketcher Book

Take home the Seattle Sketcher's latest book! Available now.

Advertising

Advertising

The Seattle Times photographs

Seattle space needle and mountains

Purchase The Seattle Times images


Advertising