Sean Combs, aka P. Diddy, has been added to the all-star Super Bowl party lineup.
The rapper and music mogul will perform Jan. 31 outside the Scottsdale hot spot Axis/Radius, 7340 E. Indian Plaza, during the Axis Super Bowl Bash Block Party.
The block party will also include performances from Valley rapper Pokaface and R&B group Next.
While P. Diddy is warming the crowd up outside, singer Nick Lachey (the former Mr. Jessica Simpson) and race car driver Jimmie Johnson will host the first Super Skins Celebrity Golf Classic inside the club. The golf event is slated to feature more than 70 A-listers, from celebrities to athletes.
The party will be held from 8 p.m. to 2 a.m. and tickets will go on sale after Jan. 1. Call (480) 970-1112 for further information.
Other Super Bowl-related parties that have been announced include:
• 944 magazine will host four days of off-site Super Bowl festivities — from Jan. 31 to Feb. 3 — at the Scottsdale Waterfront. The Goo Goo Dolls will kick things off Jan. 31 and Wyclef Jean will perform Feb. 1, while rockers Velvet Revolver, Juliette Lewis and the Licks, Chris Clouse and DJ Paul Oakenfold will take the stage Feb. 2. There will also be a mini “Las Vegas Strip,” food vendors, charity fundraisers, art displays, fashion shows, DJs, a fireworks display and more live music to be announced. 944.com/azsuperbowl for more information.
• NFL agents Eugene Parker and Roosevelt Barnes will host the “Big Game Bash ’08” Feb. 1 on the west side at Jimmy Buffet’s Margaritaville Café at Westgate City Center. Actor Michael Clarke Duncan, pro beach volleyball player Holly McPeak, Larry Fitzgerald of the Arizona Cardinals and former NFL players Emmitt Smith, Deion Sanders, Curtis Martin and Jerome “The Bus” Bettis are scheduled to appear.
The party starts at 9 p.m., and tickets, which are $1,500, will benefit the Pat Tillman Foundation, the Susan G. Komen Foundation and Packages from Home.
• Singer Kenny Loggins will perform Feb. 1 at the invitation-only “Fabulous Friday Night Party” at Tempe’s Hayden Ferry Lakeside development.
• Rapper Snoop Dogg, who stars in the E! reality series “Father Hood,” will “Drop It Like It’s Hot” Feb. 1 at the Anheuser-Busch Bud Bowl at Axis/Radius. Kid Rock will perform Feb. 2 at the club, and Snoop will also appear Feb. 2 at the Penthouse Desire SuperParty at the Venue of Scottsdale.
Tickets for that event are $1,250. Visit www.thepenthousesuperparty.com or call (646) 307-4222 for more information.
• Actor John Travolta and former football star Marshall Faulk will host the “Saturday Night Spectacular” from 8 p.m. to 2 a.m. Feb. 2 at Galleria Corporate Center in Scottsdale.
The party will also include performances by Cirque du Soleil and REO Speedwagon and an appearance from 10 of the “Deal or No Deal” girls. Tickets for the event are $1,700. Call (972) 381-2758 for more information.