Members of the Dirty Dozen Brass Band at the Big Easy Awards.
New Orleans' own Dirty Dozen Brass Band
will be serenading the contestants at the 63rd annual Miss USA pageant, which will be held at the Baton Rouge River Center and aired Sunday night at 7 p.m. on NBC. The Dirty Dozen will be playing with Carencro musician Marc Broussard. creating what the Miss USA people call the "ultimate high energy mashup and Mardi Gras party on stage." Also performing: Florida Georgia Line and Nelly.
Press materials for the production
promise an extended three-hour format and give no clue as to when the Dirty Dozen might perform during the program, so if you're not into the whole tiaras-and-bathing-suits hoo-ha, you might want to wait for the inevitable YouTube.