Janet Jackson and New Edition thrill as fans flock to soccer stadium for the post-Kentucky Derby show

Some legendary stars hit the stage on Saturday night at what was arguably the hottest Derby concert in Louisville. The 85 Degree West Music Festival turned Lynn Family Stadium from a soccer venue to a star-studded concert, and fans jammed all night long with New Edition and Janet Jackson. “When they fellas get on stage, it’s just a whole party,” he said. concert goer Wenona McNeal.Saturday night was one big post-Derby party from the stage to the floor as the musicians captivated fans for the first concert in the stadium. They sang and danced right along with them as well. Watch WLKY Chopper HD’s view of the show below.The energy inside the stadium was jolting, and the concert outfits were spot on with many fans hoping they would get spotted in the crowd. “I would love it if she sees it because my lifetime dream is to get on that stage and dance with her,” said hopeful fan Brian King. Janet rocked the stage in her first live show in three years, and fans who traveled near and far to witness it knew she would not disappoint. “She’s a boss, the standard, the blueprint, a legend, I mean she’s the icon,” said fan Keenan Wilson. “How can you not travel all the way from another state to beautiful Louisville. Kentucky to see Ms. Janet Jackson?” spend Derby Day. “What a better night to celebrate, have a good time and my birthday’s tomorrow, can’t ask or anything better,” said fan Lesla Settle.

Some legendary stars hit the stage on Saturday night at what was arguably the hottest Derby concert in Louisville.

The 85 Degree West Music Festival turned Lynn Family Stadium from a soccer venue to a star-studded concert, and fans jammed all night long with New Edition and Janet Jackson.

“When they fellas get on stage, it’s just a whole party,” said concert goer Wenona McNeal.

Saturday night was one big post-Derby party from the stage to the floor as the musicians captivated fans for the first concert in the stadium. They sang and danced right along with them as well.

Watch WLKY Chopper HD’s view of the show below.

The energy inside the stadium was jolting, and the concert outfits were spot on with many fans hoping they would get spotted in the crowd.

“I would love it if she sees it because my lifetime dream is to get on that stage and dance with her,” said hopeful fan Brian King.

Janet rocked the stage in her first live show in three years, and fans who traveled near and far to witness it knew she would not disappoint.

“She’s a boss, the standard, the blueprint, a legend, I mean she’s the icon,” said fan Keenan Wilson. “How can you not travel all the way from another state to beautiful Louisville. Kentucky to see Ms. Janet Jackson?”

With such a stellar show by the pop icon and legendary boy band, fans say they could not have picked a better way to spend Derby Day.

“What a better night to celebrate, have a good time and my birthday’s tomorrow, can’t ask or anything better,” said fan Lesla Settle.

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