LOS ANGELES - World-renowned rapper Snoop Dogg will open the 2017 Coors Light NHL All-Star Skills Competition™ this Saturday at STAPLES Center behind the turntables as DJ Snoopadelic. The rapper-turned-DJ will perform a set on the ice during player introductions before the All-Stars showcase their hockey talents in six events. The 2017 Coors Light NHL All-Star Skills Competition™ and DJ Snoopadelic performance will broadcast live on NBCSN in the U.S. and on CBC, Sportsnet and TVA Sports in Canada this Saturday, Jan. 28, at 7 p.m. ET / 4 p.m. PT.
DJ Snoopadelic's set before the 2017 Coors Light NHL All-Star Skills Competition and pop superstar's Nick Jonas' second intermission performance during the 2017 Honda NHL® All-Star Game on Sunday, Jan. 29, each will feature a live, crowd-generated light show as part of the entertainment. For both STAPLES Center events, fans will be asked to use their mobile device to activate the "2017 Honda NHL All-Star Light Show" App that will connect everyone's phone. Once connected, the phones will blanket the arena with a synchronized, multi-colored visualization of the live musical entertainment on the ice.
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Fans will need to download the "2017 Honda NHL All-Star Light Show" App on their smartphones to be part of each lightshow experience. The immersive, smartphone-driven experience is powered by technology from New York-based Fanpictor. Using Fanpictor's proprietary technology, Acoustic NetworkTM, the music will activate the lightshow via high-frequency sound waves.
The "2017 Honda NHL All-Star Light Show" App now is available for download for iPhones via the App Store and for Android smartphones via Google Play.
The 2017 Honda NHL® All-Star Weekend will begin with the opening of the 2017 NHL Fan Fair™, including the NHL® Centennial Fan Arena, on Thursday, Jan. 26; continue with the celebration of the 100 Greatest NHL Players at THE NHL100™ presented by GEICO on Friday, Jan. 27 (6:30 p.m. PT / 9:30 p.m. ET, NBCSN, SN, TVAS) and the 2017 Coors Light NHL All-Star Skills Competition™ on Saturday, Jan. 28 (4 p.m. PT / 7 p.m. ET, NBCSN, CBC, SN, TVAS); and conclude with the 2017 Honda NHL® All-Star Game on Sunday, Jan. 29 (12:30 p.m. PT / 3:30 p.m. ET, NBC, CBC, SN, TVAS). Visit NHL.com/AllStar for more information. Fans can follow the conversation via the official hashtags: #NHL100 and #NHLAllStar.
About Snoop Dogg
Snoop Dogg has sold more than 35 million albums worldwide, and has reigned for more than two decades as an unparalleled musical force who has raised the bar as an entertainer and globally recognized innovator. Since 1993, he has released fourteen albums and collaborated with artists across all genres of music. Snoop defines hip-hop history. He's set records with his seminal album Doggystyle, which debuted at #1 on the Billboard 200 chart and sold over 800,000 copies in the first week. Throughout his career, Snoop's produced chart-topping hits including "Gin & Juice," "Who Am I? (What's My Name?)," "Nuthin' But A 'G' Thang," "Next Episode," "Beautiful," "Drop It Like It's Hot," "Signs," "Sensual Seduction" and "I Wanna Rock." As a trendsetter of pop culture, Snoop's ventures include: multiple music/film/TV deals and his WestFestTV YouTube channel, where his wildly popular GGN News series appears weekly. Snoop recently released, COOLAID his 14th studio Album.