Nelly to headline Winter Classic pregame festivities -

Nelly to headline Winter Classic pregame festivities

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Nelly (Credit: Zach Dalin) Nelly (Credit: Zach Dalin)

ST. LOUIS ( -- The pregame festivities for the NHL Winter Classic game are heating up, and a St. Louis native is adding to the excitement.

Grammy-winner Nelly has been tapped for a performance at Ballpark Village, as part of the entertainment leading up to the game between the Blues and Blackhawks Monday.

The Diamond-selling artist is slated to take the stage at 10:30 a.m. Monday, Jan 2, joined by St. Louis cover band Legends Undercover.

The pregame festivities span three days, beginning Saturday December 31 at 9 a.m. and will feature hockey attractions, special appearances, food and live music. All three days are free to attend.

Here is the schedule for the weekend’s activities:

Saturday, Dec. 31: 9:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. CT     

Sunday, Jan. 1, 2017: 12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. CT

Monday, Jan. 2, 2017: 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. CT

The entire tailgate will be held in Ballpark Village’s lots A and B.

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