Championing Champions Square

Champion’s Square is the next in the long line of local landmarks getting a facelift – on Feb. 24, Rita Benson LeBlanc, an owner and Vice Chairman of the Board of New Orleans Saints and New Orleans Pelicans and the founder of Bold Sphere Music announced the changes, Alongside tourism officials LeBlanc said plan was to bring national touring acts to downtown New Orleans.

The reimagined outdoor boutique amphitheater aims to enhance the music, culture and cuisine offerings in the sports and entertainment district of New Orleans, LeBlanc said.

Also announced were the dates of Bold Sphere Music’s inaugural concerts and performers. Country stars Jake Owen and Parmalee are scheduled to appear on Aug. 23. On Aug. 24, globally acclaimed R&B group Boyz II Men will perform alongside Keith Sweat and En Vogue at the innovative boutique amphitheater.

Tickets are available at the Smoothie King Center box office and online at Ticketmaster.com.

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