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Idina Menzel to perform National Anthem at All-Star game

Idina Menzel to perform National Anthem at All-Star game

IDINA MENZEL:The singer will be joined by other performers Aloe Blacc, Panic! At the Disco, O.A.R. and Imagine Dragons during the All-Star week festivities. Photo: Associated Press

Broadway star Idina Menzel is set to perform the National Anthem at the Major League Baseball All-Star Game in Minneapolis, Minnesota next week.

Singer Aloe Blacc, Panic! At the Disco, O.A.R. and Imagine Dragons are also slated to perform sets during the All-Star Week.

The big game airs in on Tuesday.

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