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.
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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.
Staff writer Preston Jones contributed to this report.