NCAA officials delivered Tuesday on their promise to bring headliner acts to the three-day March Madness Music Festival in conjunction with the 2014 Final Four at AT&T Stadium in Arlington.
Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band will join Jason Aldean, Tim McGraw and the Killers as the featured acts at the free festival, April 4-6 at Reunion Park in Dallas.
In chronological order, country star Aldean will headline the AT&T Block Party on Friday, April 4. Performances will run from 4 to 10:30 p.m., with additional acts to be announced later.
The April 5 show will feature McGraw and the Killers as part of a nine-hour performance (noon to 9) at the Coke Zero Countdown. McGraw will headline the afternoon musical acts, followed by a live broadcast of the first semifinal game from AT&T Stadium. Immediately after the broadcast, the evening show begins, headlined by the Killers. Additional acts for the day will be announced later.
Springsteen will close the three-day festival as the headliner act April 6 at the Capital One JamFest. Performances run from 2 to 10:30 p.m. The band Fun. will also appear, and additional performers will be announced for each day over the coming weeks.
There is no admission fee for any show during the festival.