Superbowl Weekend Kicked Off with TAO Group’s Big Game Pop-Up

TAO Group in Minneapolis for Big Game Weekend at the Lumber Exchange Building presented by Element Electronics

Before The Philadelphia Eagles took home the championship, the stars flocked to Minneapolis for TAO Group’s 10th annual Big Game Pop-Up events. Check out some of the action below:

On Thursday, February 1st, TAO Group in Minneapolis guests enjoyed a set by DJ Irie and special performances by Rick Ross and Lil Jon. Other special guests at TAO Group in Minneapolis at the Lumber Exchange Building included: Machine Gun Kelly, Jerome Bettis (former NFL halfback), Terrell Owens (formed NFL wide receiver and new Hall of Famer), Kris Humphries (NBA), Ray Lewis (former NFL linebacker and new Hall of Famer), Von Miller (Denver Broncos linebacker), Antonio Brown (Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver), Karl-Anthony Towns (Minnesota Timberwolves), Juju Smith-Schuster (Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver), Michael Irvin (former NFL wide receiver and Hall of Famer).

MINNEAPOLIS, MN – FEBRUARY 01: Lil Jon performs at The Exchange and Alibi on February 1, 2018 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images for TAO Group)

TAO Group in Minneapolis for Big Game Weekend at the Lumber Exchange Building presented by Element Electronics


On Friday, February 2nd TAO Group in Minneapolis partnered with Barstool Sports for the Big Game weekend party at the Lumber Exchange Building. Kaskade, RL Grime, and DJ Vice kept the party going throughout the night with hit after hit. During DJ Diesel aka Shaquille O’Neal’s set, rapper Mase hopped on stage for a surprise performance. Later on, Jamie Foxx took center stage to perform ‘Blame It’ and ‘Gold Digger’. Even ‘No Limit’ rapper G-Eazy was attracted to the energy on stage at The Pourhouse as he joined Jamie Foxx to perform a few hits ahead of his Saturday night appearance. Other special guests that joined the TAO Group and Barstool Sports pop-up included: Mark Cuban, Floyd Mayweather, Busta Rhymes, Chantel Jeffries, Anastasia Karanikolaou (Stassiebaby), Mitch Trubisky (Chicago Bears quarterback), Todd Gurley (Los Angeles Rams running back and NFL Offensive Player of the Year), Julian Edelman (New England Patrios wide receiver), Vernon Davis (Washington Redskins tight end), Kyle Rudolph (Minnesota Vikings tight end), Ray Lewis (former NFL linebacker and new Hall of Famer), Michael Irvin (former NFL wide receiver and Hall of Famer), Tony Gonzalez (former NFL tight end), Mike Golic (former NFL lineman), Los Angeles Rams head coach Sean McVay, sportscaster Scott Van Pelt and Kris Humphries (NBA).

AO Group in Minneapolis for Big Game Weekend with Barstool Sports at the Lumber Exchange Building

On Saturday, February 3rd, Palms Casino Resort brought a taste of Las Vegas entertainment to Minneapolis as it took over the Big Game Weekend party at the Lumber Exchange Building in partnership with TAO Group. The Palms’ party featured special performances including sets by Afrojack, Nick Cannon, and Mix Master Mike. After already gracing the stage with a performance on Friday night, rapper G-Eazy returned for a longer set of hits at the Palms Casino Resort takeover including remixes of ‘No Limit’ and ‘Him & I”. Other special guests that joined the TAO Group and Palms Casino Resort pop-up included: P Diddy and girlfriend Cassie, Flo Rida, Mark Cuban, Josh Duhamel, supermodel Josephine Skriver, Julian Edelman (New England Patriots wide receiver), Karl-Anthony Towns (Minnesota Timberwolves), Golden Tate (Detroit Lions wide receiver) and Kris Humphries (NBA) for the third night in a row. Both Diddy and G-Eazy were served up Tequila Avion Reserva 44 bottle service at their VIP tables while Afrojack enjoyed Reserva 44 while he performed his set.

Palms Casino Resort Hosts a Big Game Weekend Party with G-Eazy, Afrojack and More at the Lumber Exchange Building presented by Element Electronics

Photos: Tasos Katopodis for Getty Images