Barenaked Ladies to Perform at 2010 Taste of the NFL

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Joining the fight against hunger rock band Barenaked Ladies will entertain guests on February 6, 2010

Barenaked Ladies Photo Credit: James Minchin

We’re thrilled to announce the Barenaked Ladies as the 2010 Taste of the NFL entertainment

Taste of the NFL announced today that the Grammy-nominated Canadian alternative rock band Barenaked Ladies will perform live on Saturday, Feb. 6 during the 2010 Super Bowl culinary extravaganza that supports hunger relief organizations across the country.

The Barenaked Ladies are comprised of Ed Robertson, Jim Creegan, Tyler Stewart and Kevin Hearn, and are best known for their hit singles “One Week”, “The Old Apartment”, “Pinch Me”, “If I Had $1000,000” and “Brian Wilson.” The Barenaked Ladies are joining the fight against hunger by bringing their popular sound and a charismatic stage presence to the upcoming Taste of the NFL event.

Since 1992, Taste of the NFL has been the premier party to attend during Super Bowl weekend. Pairing top chefs from every NFL city with NFL’s current and legendary players, proceeds from this culinary event support food banks in every NFL city.

“We’re thrilled to announce the Barenaked Ladies as the 2010 Taste of the NFL entertainment,” said Wayne Kostroski, founder and executive director of Taste of the NFL. “The Barenaked Ladies have been making music and entertaining fans for 20 years and now will help address the needs of the hungry and homeless by entertaining Taste of the NFL guests.”

Taste of the NFL will take place Saturday, Feb. 6, 2010 at the Broward County Convention Center in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Tickets are available online at http://www.TasteoftheNFL.com or by calling 952-835-7621.

About Taste of the NFL
Hunger Related Events (HRE) is a 501 c 3 that serves as the governing body of the Taste of the NFL and exists to raise awareness and dollars for hunger relief organizations involved in tackling hunger in America. Taste of the NFL addresses the needs of the hungry and homeless by raising awareness and money through special events and programs. Founded in 1992, the Minneapolis-based Taste of the NFL has distributed more than $8 million to local and national food banks across the country. For more information, visit http://www.TasteoftheNFL.com.

About Barenaked Ladies
Formed in 1988 in Toronto, the Barenaked Ladies are a Juno winning, Grammy-nominated Canadian alternative rock band. The band is composed of Ed Roberston, Jim Creeggan, Kevin Hearn, and Tyler Stewart.” Barenaked Ladies have released 11 full length studio albums, 6 of the 11 have reached the Top 10 in Canada. Barenaked Ladies continue to carve their path in the music industry playing sold out shows 20 years into the their existence and blazing new trails in terms of giving back to their community and the environment. Their tour bus runs on bio-diesel fuel and they work closely with greening companies such as Reverb to offer their fans a chance to do something for the environment while attending their concerts.

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