Musical director and bassist Adam Blackstone reveals how the spectacular Super Bowl 60 half-time show came together

Adam Blackstone
(Image credit: Bennett Raglin/Getty Images for BET)

2020's Super Bowl took place in Miami Gardens, Florida, on February 2, a couple of months before the world shut down for the foreseeable future – and while most of the nine-figure audience were focused on the result of the game, a certain bassist was paying attention to the half-time show. 

Readers familiar with the annual football event won’t need to be told how massive it is, so much so in fact that the halftime performance has passed into popular culture as a celebratory event of its own. Name a stadium-sized band, and they’ve probably played the Super Bowl at some point. 

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