HOTLINE: Wednesday, Jan. 28

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Super Bowl Central
Verizon Super Bowl Central (VSBC) will take over and transform Downtown Phoenix into the epicenter of Super Bowl activities with 1 million visitors expected to attend. The free, family-friendly, football-themed outdoor fan campus will be the hub of fan, sponsor, media and NFL activities for the week leading up to Super Bowl XLIX. By linking several key downtown streets and venues, the campus will create a unique and centralized experience for fans and guests.
 
Jefferson & 1st Street
Phoenix, AZ
 
 
The 2015 DIRECTV Super Fan Festival 
DIRECTV is inviting you to this year's biggest pre-game bash-the 2015 DIRECTV Super Fan Festival at the Pendergast Family Farm in Glendale, Arizona. Enjoy three days of today's hottest music, January 28, 29, and 30. Rock to the beat of the Zac Brown Band on the Super Fan stage, along with other huge acts like Calvin Harris, Imagine Dragons, and Snoop Dogg. Check out the HGTV Lodge, which will feature even more amazing music from Thomas Rhett, Sam Hunt, and The Cadillac Three. Plus Magic!, Alesso, Jason Derulo, Becky G, Ingrid Michaelson, American Authors, and more to be announced. It's an event you won't want to miss!
 
Wednesday:
Zac Brown Band: 9 PM
Additional performances by Thomas Rhett, Sam Hunt, The Cadillac Three
 
Thursday:
Calvin Harris: 9 PM
Additional performances by Alesso, Jason Derulo, Magic! and Becky G
 
Friday:
Imagine Dragons and Snoop Dogg: 9 PM
Additional performances by Young the Giant, Ingrid Michaelson and American Authors
 
GA ticket includes the following:
FREE PARKING
Access to general admission areas, zip line, bull riding, rock wall, par 9 golf course, Showtime screening area and beer garden
 
Tickets: $99
 
Pendergast Farm
6252 N 91st Ave.
Glendale, AZ
(across from University of Phoenix Stadium)
 
NFL Players Choir
The NFL Players Choir is the ONLY all NFL Players choir in the world and will a make a return to the valley Friday, January 30 at the Gammage Hall auditorium. The choir made its debut in 2008 in Phoenix, AZ, Super Bowl XLII, with more than 40 NFL players under the direction of Grammy Award-winning gospel artist Donnie McClurkin. Choir members are both active and former NFL players and have included Super Bowl Champions, Pro-Bowlers, Hall of Famers, All-Pros, team MVPs, and even a Heisman Trophy Winner.
 
Gammage Hall 
Arizona State University
Friday, January 30 2015 7:30 PM
 
 
Super Bowl Puppy Bowl
Animal Planet's PUPPY BOWL CAFÉ offers a daily dose of cuteness with a live replica of the most anticipated canine event of the year, PUPPY BOWL. 
 
 
Celebrity ProAM
The list of athletes and celebrities playing in the 2015 Waste Management Phoenix Open Annexus Pro-Am on Wednesday, January 28th includes:
 
-Arizona Cardinals Head Coach Bruce Arians 
-Country music star Dierks Bentley 
-ESPN sportscaster Chris Berman
-Arizona Diamondbacks pitcher Josh Collmenter 
-ABA and NBA legend Julius "Dr. J" Erving
-Arizona Cardinals all-pro wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald 
-Major League Baseball great Ken Griffey Jr. 
-ESPN NFL Analyst Ron Jaworski 
-2015 Baseball Hall of Fame inductee Randy Johnson 
-Former all-pro quarterback Jim McMahon 
-Ohio State University Head Football Coach Urban Meyer
-Country music star Jake Owen
-Arizona Cardinals cornerback Patrick Peterson 
-Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger
-NFL Hall of Famer Emmitt Smith
-Heisman Trophy winner Tim Tebow
 
The Waste Management Phoenix Open Annexus Pro-Am, will tee off at 8:30 AM on Wednesday, January 28th on TPC Scottsdale's Stadium Course.
 
 
2015 Waste Management Phoenix Open
The 2015 Waste Management Phoenix Open, known as "The Greatest and Greenest Show on Grass," will be held at the TPC Scottsdale from January 26 to February 1, 2015. The Waste Management Phoenix Open is the best-attended golf tournament in the world and has gained legendary status for being the most unique stop on the PGA TOUR. The 2015 edition will mark the 80th playing of the event (one of the five oldest events on the PGA TOUR) and the sixth as the Waste Management Phoenix Open. For more information on the 2015 Waste Management Phoenix Open, visit www.wmphoenixopen.com
 
 
Glendale Chocolate Affaire
Glendale will host a super-sweet event of its own on Super Bowl weekend, Friday, Jan. 30 and Saturday, Jan. 31. The 20th Annual Glendale Chocolate Affaire in Historic Downtown Glendale will be a chocolate lover's paradise, with special activities geared toward sports fans, as well. Visitors will delight in the more than 30 chocolate purveyors, featuring unique confections like chocolate chipotle popcorn, chocolate crepes and chocolate caramel potato chips, plus old favorites that include chocolate-covered cheesecake, chocolate-dipped strawberries and goat milk fudge. And the best part? The event offers free admission! The Chocolate Affaire is sponsored by Arizona's famous candy makers, Cerreta Candy Company. The candy factory will offer tours all weekend, and visitors can expect to see some football-themed chocolate creations at the factory, as well as a chocolate-football decorating activity.
 
Murphy Park
7010 North 58th Avenue
Glendale, AZ 85301