Memorable Halftime Performances


The Barrel Man - Jan.17, 2009

Prior to the Nuggets-Magic tipoff, Nuggets Dancers escorted The Barrel Man to center court to present the game ball. The Barrel Man debuted his new Nuggets barrel, which will be auctioned off at a KSE charity event later this year.

3Oh!3 - Jan.15, 2009

Before tipoff of the Nuggets-Suns game, popular local band 3Oh!3 presented the game ball. 3Oh!3 was joined by Nuggets Supermascot Rocky, Nuggets Dancers and veteran NBA referee, Dick Bavetta, at center court.

Lisa Lisa - Jan.15, 2009

At halftime of the Nuggets-Suns game, 1980s pop sensation Lisa Lisa brought Pepsi Center fans to their feet while performing her hit singles Let the Beat Hit 'Em and Can You Feel the Beat.

Vanilla Ice - Jan.3, 2009

One of the most anticipated acts to ever perform during a Nuggets game, legendary rapper Vanilla Ice rocked the Pepsi Center house during halftime of the Nuggets-Hornets game. Vanilla Ice launched his performance with his hit song Play That Funky Music, then whipped Nuggets fans into a frenzy with the song that made him a superstar, Ice Ice Baby.

Q - Nov.1, 2008

Rap sensation, Q, opened the game – and set the tone for the entire 2008-09 Denver Nuggets season – with his hit single, On a Mission. Q performed with the Nuggets Dancers, Cheerleaders, Mob Squad, and a gospel choir. After energizing the sold-out Pepsi Center crowd with his electric performance, Q introduced the Nuggets starting lineup.

Montell Jordan - Nov. 1, 2008

At halftime of the 2008-09 Denver Nuggets home opener against the Los Angeles Lakers, quintessential hip-hop and R&B artist Montell Jordan wowed Nuggets fans with hits like This Is How We Do It and Let's Ride. Montell grooved at center court with DJ Bedz, Nuggets Dancers, Cheerleaders and the Mob Squad.

Digital Underground - Feb.25, 2008

At halftime of the Nuggets vs. Pistons game, Digital Underground wowed the Pepsi Center crowd with hits like Kiss Me and I'll Kiss You Back"and Humpty Dance. The show will go down in history as the group's final performance ever!

Tone Loc - Dec. 8, 2007

The December 8th game against the Sacramento Kings was '80s Night, and at halftime the crowd got a blast from the past: a suprise performance from one of hip-hop's founding fathers, Tone Loc! Surrounded by explosive pyrotechnics and energized dancers, Tone Loc entertained the Nuggets' crowd by performing two of his greatest hits, Funky Cold Medina and Wild Thang.

Coolio - Nov. 12, 2007

In front of a sold out Denver Nuggets crowd, national recording artist Coolio took center court during halftime of the Nuggets vs. Cavaliers game. The Nuggets Dancers, Cheer Team and Mob Squad danced alongside the rap superstar while he performed some of his top hits from the 90s. Coolio began with 1-2-3-4 Sumpin’ New, which won the 1996 Grammy Award for best dance video, before performing his three-time Grammy Award-winning song, Gangster’s Paradise, and the 1996 Grammy Award-nominated Fantastic Voyage.

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