Sunderland band Frankie & the Heartstrings will entertain the crowds ahead of the Black Cats’ clash with Liverpool on Wednesday night.
The group will perform in the stadium’s Fan Zone, which will be open from 5.45pm for pre-match entertainment.
Club bosses are urging fans to get to the Stadium of Light early, with a bumper crowd expected.
A special festive offer for season card holders means that they can bring family members and friends to the game for just £10 each.
Almost 43,000 tickets have already been sold for the game and, with cash turnstiles not operating, the ticket office and ticket collection points are expected to be busy.
Supporters wishing to buy or collect tickets should do so in advance where possible or arrive early.
The Stadium of Light ticket office will be open from 9am to 5.30pm today and from 9am until 8pm tomorrow(kick off is at 7.45pm). Tickets can also be purchased online at www.safc.com and by telephone on 0871 911 1973.