Tim McGraw, Train and Styx to play Endymion Extravaganza

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The Krewe of Endymion today announced who will play at the krewe's big party the Saturday before Fat Tuesday.

"This year’s Extravaganza sees the return of Train, the return of Styx, and for the first time, musical icon, legend and superstar….Tim McGraw!" according to a news release.  

Founder and captain, Ed Muniz, made the announcement ahead of the 54th year of the Krewe of Endymion Parade & Extravaganza.

"Endymion rolls on the streets of New Orleans and into the Extravaganza at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center on Saturday, February 22, 2020."

Expected construction at the Superdome moved the event to the convention center. 

"America’s largest neighborhood block party, Samedi Gras, kicks it all off on Orleans Avenue between Carrollton and City Park Avenue at noon. Attendance swells to more than 50,000 and features area favorites the Groovy 7, The Topcats, and The Bucktown All Stars! Endymion rolls after Samedi Gras at 4:15 on the traditional Mid-City route!"

More than a million people are expected along the route.