There will be live music during halftime when the Saints and Raiders meet on Monday Night Football, but it won’t be happening in the new Las Vegas stadium.
The show will feature “The Killers” performing from the Caesar’s Palace roof roughly three miles from newly minted Allegiant Stadium, according to ESPN. The team has announced no fans will be allowed at Raiders home games in 2020 due to the coronavirus pandemic.
The Las Vegas band has some ties to New Orleans, most notably performing as the closing act of the Voodoo Music + Arts Experience in 2017, an annual festival held at City Park each October.
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ESPN’s amped up broadcast, dubbed the “Monday Night Football MegaCast,” marks the Raiders’ first home game since relocating from Oakland over the offseason. The Raiders defeated former Saints quarterback Teddy Bridgewater and the Carolina Panthers on the road in Week 1.
Early ticket sales for the Las Vegas showdown were tracking as the most expensive for any game in the 2020 season.
The game marks the second the Saints will have played without fans in attendance following a season-opening win over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in New Orleans. Several NFL teams allowed fans at a reduced capacity for Week 1. It remains unknown whether the Mercedes-Benz Superdome will join that number when the Saints return home in Week 3 to face the Green Bay Packers.
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