NHL Winter Classic 2023: The NHL announced that the Black Keys will headline while playing the first period intermission at Fenway Park, and that the pride of Roxbury, Bell Biv DeVoe, will sing the US national anthem backed by the Boston Pops Orchestra. In fact, it sounds like the Boston Pops will be camped out in the centerfield area of Fenway providing musical accompaniment throughout the Jan. 2 outdoor hockey game between the Boston Bruins and Pittsburgh Penguins.
The NHL can be hit or miss with the musical act choices for their big-ticket events like the NHL Awards or the Stanley Cup Final, but they hit the mark with the top music entertainment slated to play at Fenway Park for the Winter Classic between the Boston Bruins and Pittsburgh Penguins next month.
Bell Biv Devoe was at the height of their R&B powers back in the early 1990’s, of course, but became a full-blown success out of their own after stepping out from New Edition and accepted a Soul Train Lifetime Achievement Award in 2011 along with a celebrated New Edition mini-series on BET a few years back in 2017.
Boston Bruins head coach Jim Montgomery is a fan of Cale Makar and former Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask is a fan of Fenway Park. More on that, more Boston Bruins news and the latest NHL trade rumors in the latest Boston Hockey Now Bruins Daily Former Boston Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask paid a visit to Fenway Park on Wednesday as the rink construction got underway.
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