New York, NY -- Rock & Roll, R&B and gospel soul will fill the RCA Dome during the "NFL OPENING KICKOFF 2007 PRESENTED BY SPRINT" on Thursday, September 6.
Award-winning R&B singer-songwriter KEYSHIA COLE will be joined by Ft. Wayne, Indiana's VOICES OF UNITY YOUTH CHOIR in singing the National Anthem to kick off the 2007 NFL season. Indiana legend JOHN MELLENCAMP will celebrate his Super Bowl XLI champion Indianapolis Colts with a live performance.
As part of the show, the anthem and the celebratory moment will be televised live from 8 - 8:30 PM ET on NBC and the NFL Network and leads into the season opener between the Indianapolis Colts and the New Orleans Saints (NBC, Westwood One Radio Sports, 8:30 PM ET). For the first time, the live pregame broadcast will also be available via NFL Mobile on Sprint's wireless service to Power Vision pack subscribers with multimedia enabled phones.
The performances are part of the celebration to kick off the 2007 season and to honor the Super Bowl champion Indianapolis Colts and the city of Indianapolis.