The Beyhive is abuzz as 'Queen Bey' is set to perform Saturday night in New Orleans

The Beyhive is abuzz as 'Queen Bey' is set to perform Saturday night in New Orleans

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - She has become simply known as "Queen Bey" and she will reign over the Mercedes-Benz Superdome Saturday night.

Beyoncé is back in New Orleans and the multi-dimensional superstar is bringing her biggest show ever.

The Formation World Tour started back in April in Miami and is close to wrapping up.

This is Beyoncé's first solo tour since a 2013 tour with her husband Jay-Z. The "Queen" is supporting her sixth straight number one album "Lemonade" and you can expect a healthy dose of material from the worldwide hit. The stage and light show promises to be impressive and you can expect many costume changes.


Since breaking away from the female group Destiny's Child, Beyoncé has been a hit machine starting with her solo debut in 2003 "Dangerously in Love" featuring Jay Z.

Crazy in Love featuring JayZ 

Her popularity seemed to soar with each passing album and hit single. None more so than the triple Grammy winning song "Single Ladies (Put a Ring on It) which became an anthem for women looking for their men to commit. The video also became one of the most popular at the time and won MTV's "Video of the Year."

Single Ladies (Put a Ring on It)

Beyoncé is nearly unrivaled as an international superstar and her concerts are now stadium affairs. This tour promises a massive stage and light show. She has huge video screens, the choreography promises to be impressive and of course you can expect costume changes.

All gates to the Superdome open at 5:30 p.m., with the southeast Exterior Escalator doors opening for VIP Reception patrons at 4:30 p.m.

The concert is scheduled to begin at 7:30 p.m.

Drunk in Love featuring Jay Z

Here's some other important information from the Superdome for anyone heading to the show Saturday night:

If driving to the event, concert-goers should be aware that parking at the Superdome is limited. It is best to arrive early to secure a space at the Superdome, or allow ample time to get downtown and find alternate parking.

Fans may park in the Superdome's on-site garages and surface lots: Garages 1, 1A 2, 2A, 5, 6 and ADA/VIP West. On-site parking is available for $20 per vehicle, cash only. All parking will open at 4 p.m., with the exception of Garages 1A and 2A, which will open at 4:30 p.m., and Garage 2, which will open at 3 p.m. for VIP Reception Patrons. Superdome garages and lots will fill up quickly, and patrons are encouraged to arrive early.

Once all available on-site parking spaces are filled, patrons approaching by car will be directed away from the Superdome to find parking in the many garages and lots near the stadium. Access to the Superdome via the Superdome/Claiborne Ave. exit off U.S. 90 (Pontchartrain Expressway) will be closed when available spaces are filled. Patrons are strongly advised to plan alternate routes to nearby garages and lots to avoid delays. (All other exits off U.S. 90 and I-10 will remain open.) There is ample parking throughout downtown New Orleans within walking distance of the Superdome.

The camera policy for this event prohibits professional cameras with lenses longer than 3", Go Pros, tablets/iPads, video cameras, recording devices and Selfie Sticks.

Additionally, all bags larger than 12"x12"x6" are prohibited for the concert. Other prohibited items include cans, bottles, weapons, fireworks, contraband, video cameras, cameras with lenses exceeding 3", recording devices, Go Pros, tablets/iPads, Selfie Sticks, beach balls, laser pointers, artificial noisemakers, mace, outside food and beverage and containers of any kind, as well as any other items determined to be unacceptable by management.

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