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Brandy Clark Joins Skyville Live’s stellar lineup on April 7th

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Brandy Clark and one of the leading female vocalists in pop music CeCe Winans have been added as special guests on the next edition of Skyville Live streaming live from Nashville, Tennessee on Tuesday, April 7th at 8pm ET on SkyvilleLive.com.

Fans from around the world will have an insider’s pass to an exclusive musical experience when Clark and Winans join previously announced Lady Antebellum, Kris Kristofferson and Jason Isbell, who will be performing some of their own biggest hits, as well as treating viewers to some incredible collaborations on songs made famous by the master songwriter himself — Kris Kristofferson.

“On this next edition of Skyville Live, we are going to celebrate songwriters, particularly Kris Kristofferson, and we’ve invited some of his most talented admirers to come and help us do that,” says Executive Producer, Wally Wilson. “In addition to this stellar lineup, we will have several other surprise guests joining us, so this is going to be a once-in-a-lifetime event that music lovers will not want to miss!”

Singer-songwriter Brandy Clark adds, “I am still pinching myself that I will be singing Kris Kristofferson’s music alongside the man himself. “What an absolute honor! Then having the opportunity to share that experience with Lady Antebellum, Jason Isbell, and Cece Winans is a dream. I hope people will check us out on Skyville Live on April 7 as it’s going to be such a fun show. How can you go wrong when you are singing and celebrating the music of Kris Kristofferson?”

Clark entered 2015 with two Grammy Award nominations for Best New Artist and Country Album of the Year for her critically acclaimed independent debut album 12 Stories. Already a CMA Award winner (2014 Song of the Year for “Follow Your Arrow,” which she co-wrote with Shane McAnally and Kacey Musgraves), Clark recently received two ACM Award nominations for Female Vocalist and Song of the Year (“Follow Your Arrow”). Now signed to Warner Bros. Records, Clark has plans to release a new album later this year. For more information, visit BrandyClarkMusic.com.

Skyville Live is a series of monthly music events featuring collaborations from great artists from all generations and all music genres. Each episode is filmed in front of a live studio audience from the Skyville Live headquarters located in the heart of Nashville, Tennessee. Recorded with full HD video, shows are live-streamed exclusively to online viewers around the world, capturing the magic and intimacy of the performances in a unique and interactive way, while still providing a high-quality experience on any device viewers are using.

Cole Swindell Added to 2015 NCAA® March Madness® Music Festival™

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Today NCAA and Turner Live Events announced additions to the impressive music lineup at the 2015 NCAA® March Madness® Music Festival™ in conjunction with the 2015 NCAA Men’s Final Four®. The free, three-day music festival will be held at White River State Park in Indianapolis, IN and is produced by Turner Live Events.

ACM and CMA New Artist of the Year Nominee Cole Swindell will perform at the Capital One JamFest on Sunday, April 5th. Other musical acts previously announced on the closing day of the festival include multi-platinum artists Zac Brown Band and Lady Antebellum and Grammy Award-winning country Star Kacey Musgraves.

Grammy award-winning rock band Imagine Dragons will headline the AT&T Block Party on Friday April 3 with fellow Grammy winners Weezer joining the day of performances. Imagine Dragons’ sophomore full length release, Smoke + Mirrors was released in February and debuted at number one on the Billboard 200. Popular indie act Cold War Kids is also new to the roster and taking the stage Friday. The AT&T Block Party will be streamed live on Friday at 4:30 p.m. (EDT) at Uverse.com/ATTBlockParty, on computer, mobile and tablet devices.

Chart-topping group Passion Pit has been added to the Coke Zero™ Countdown Concert on Saturday April 4th.

For the first time ever, the 2015 NCAA March Madness Music Festival will also live stream this year’s concerts at http://www.ncaa.com/musicfest. This site will be updated leading up to the festival with the latest announcements and timing details. Fans can stay in the know by following @FinalFour and @MarchMadness on Twitter.

This is a non-ticketed event open to the public on a first-come basis. You can access the full schedule here: http://www.ncaa.com/musicfest

Turner Sports and CBS Sports will provide live coverage of all 67 games from the 2015 NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship across four networks – TBS, CBS, TNT and truTV. For the second year in the event’s 77-year history, the 2015 NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship National Semifinals will be presented live across three networks – TBS, TNT and truTV – to provide fans with a variety of viewing options for this marquee event. For the 34th consecutive year, CBS will broadcast the NCAA National Championship game in 2015.

“Our NCAA Corporate Champions AT&T, Coke Zero and Capital One have really brought a strong lineup to Indianapolis for the March Madness Music Festival as the lineups offer fans a wide range of musical talent this year,” said Keith Martin, NCAA managing director of marketing and broadcast alliances. “We encourage people to get to the park early to scout out the spot they want since the concert is free and as they have to go through security and safety procedures to enter the park. We anticipate good crowds all weekend.”

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The Band Perry to Appear at the ACM Lifting Lives Benefit Gala

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ACM Lifting Lives® announced today that reigning ACM Vocal Group of the Year winners and current nominee The Band Perry will be taking part in the ACM Lifting Lives “One Night, Two Cities, All Music” Gala presented by Mattress Firm on Friday, April 17th at the Omni Dallas Hotel in Dallas, TX and Fort Worth Zoo in Fort Worth, TX. The Band Perry with special surprise guests will make an appearance at the gala’s two locations for an extraordinary moment that cannot be missed!

Also announced, Emmy® Award-winning television personality, Montel Williams, will co-host the Dallas gala. He joins previously announced hosts country music luminaries Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood, who will alternate between both locations throughout the evening to entertain attendees in Dallas and Fort Worth. Emmy-award winning journalist and co-host of Entertainment Tonight, Nancy O’Dell, will co-host the Fort Worth gala.

Previously announced performers include headliner Lady Antebellum and Hunter Hayes at the Omni Dallas Hotel, and headliner Keith Urban and Little Big Town at Fort Worth Zoo. The inaugural gala will kick off with a cocktail reception, followed by a dinner, live auction and a stellar line-up of performances by country music’s most celebrated artists.

Proceeds from the gala will benefit ACM Lifting Lives, the philanthropic arm of the Academy of Country Music dedicated to improving lives through the power of music, and Garth Brooks’ charity, Teammates for Kids – specifically the Child Life Zones in Children’s Health of Dallas and Cook Children’s of Fort Worth.

Tickets for the ACM Lifting Lives “One Night, Two Cities, All Music” Gala are available NOW at ticketing.acmcountry.com. For more information on the gala, including ticket inquiries and sponsorship opportunities, please contact ACM Lifting Lives at gala@acmcountry.com. The “One Night, Two Cities, All Music” gala presented by Mattress Firm is produced by ACM Lifting Lives and Encore Live (www.EncoreLive.com), an event production company based in Fort Worth, Texas.

The “One Night, Two Cities, All Music” gala is among the highly-anticipated events held during the ACM Awards week culminating with the 50th Academy of Country Music Awards, Country Music’s Party of the Year®. The ceremony, co-hosted by Blake Shelton and Luke Bryan, will broadcast LIVE from AT&T Stadium in Arlington, TX on Sunday, April 19th at 8:00 PM live ET/8:00 PM on CBS.

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