Nickelback Comment on Thanksgiving Halftime Show
(Roadrunner) Nickelback is set to play the 2011 United Way Thanksgiving Halftime Show during the first game of the NFL's tripleheader when the Detroit Lions host the Green Bay Packers on Thursday, November 24 at 12:30 pm ET. The game and halftime show will be broadcast live on FOX.
"We are honored to perform at the United Way halftime show on Thanksgiving Day," commented Chad Kroeger of Nickelback.
"We always love playing in Detroit, our fans there have been tremendously supportive of us through the years and we can't wait to come back and celebrate an exciting day for the Lions and the city of Detroit."
In addition, American Idol Season 10 runner-up Lauren Alaina will kick off the game in Detroit with the National Anthem. She will be joined by PLAY 60 youth ambassadors from the NFL Youth Education Town - Boys & Girls Club at the Dick & Sandy Dauch Campus in Detroit, a United Way agency. The PLAY 60 youth ambassadors will then help form the fan tunnel during player introductions.