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CMA Music Festival 2015 Just Got Bigger with Additional Performers Announced for LP Field

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Some of Country Music’s hottest performers have been added to the star-packed lineup at LP Field during 2015 CMA Music Festival Nightly Concerts.

Lee Brice, Randy Houser, Maddie & Tae, and Chris Young will all participate in the Ultimate Country Music Fan Experience, CMA Music Festival, taking place Thursday through Sunday, June 11-14 in Nashville.

They join previously announced performers including Jason Aldean, Dierks Bentley, Luke Bryan, Eric Church, Brett Eldredge, Florida Georgia Line, Sam Hunt, Alan Jackson, Lady Antebellum, Little Big Town, Neal McCoy, Oak Ridge Boys, Brad Paisley, Rascal Flatts, Thomas Rhett, Darius Rucker, Cole Swindell, The Band Perry, Keith Urban, Wynonna & The Big Noise, and Zac Brown Band.

Tickets to the Nightly Concerts at LP Field sold out in November. Across the river from the stadium, there are countless free and low-cost entertainment options for fans around downtown Nashville as part of the CMA Music Festival. Seven free entertainment stages give fans an opportunity to choose their musical adventure, including the hugely popular Chevrolet Riverfront Stage, which consistently fills the Cumberland riverbank each of the four days.

AT&T U-verse Fan Fair X at Music City Center moves the CMA Music Festival party inside, with musical performances on three stages, artist interactions, meet-and-greets, shopping and other unique fan experiences. Tickets to AT&T U-verse Fan Fair X are available now at CMAfest.com (AT&T U-verse Fan Fair X admission is included in four-day CMA Music Festival tickets). AT&T U-verse Fan Fair X tickets are $10 per day or $25 for a four-day pass.

For upcoming talent announcements and all other info stay connected with CMA on CMAfest.com, Facebook.com/CMA, Twitter.com/CountryMusic, Instagram.com/CMA, and sign up for CMA Exclusive, CMA’s e-newsletter. Fans can also download the 2015 CMA Music Festival mobile app for iPhone or Android to view the latest artist lineups and to plan their Festival experience.

CMA Music Festival will once again be filmed for a national television special to air on the ABC Television Network. This is the 12th consecutive year that the event has been filmed for a network television special, a feat no other music festival has achieved. “CMA Music Festival: Country’s Night to Rock” will be executive-produced by Robert Deaton.

Zac Brown Band and Darius Rucker Sit on Top of the Country Charts

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Last week, Zac Brown Band’s “Homegrown” earned the #1 spot on Billboard’s Country Airplay chart but came up short on Mediabase’s country singles chart. Mediabase’s top position instead went to Darius Rucker’s “Homegrown Honey.”

“Homegrown” was not to be denied the peak Mediabase spot for a second consecutive week. The song rises one place to claim the #1 spot on this week’s edition of the Mediabase country radio chart.

In seizing the throne, “Homegrown” holds off Sam Hunt’s advancing “Take Your Time.” That song, which is a multi-week leader on Billboard’s Hot Country Songs chart, earns the #2 position on this week’s Mediabase country radio chart .

Also in this week’s top five are  #3 -Chris Young’s “Lonely Eyes”, #4 – Lee Brice’s “Drinking Class” and Dierks Bentley’s “Say You Do” sits at #5.

 

Country Music Takes Over the Final Four this Sunday!

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Country music is taking over the Final Four this Sunday!

Zac Brown Band, Lady Antebellum, Kacey Musgraves and Cole Swindell will perform for free this Sunday at the NCAA March Madness Music Festival!

Other performers include Imagine Dragons and Weezer on Friday and Rihanna, Passion Pit and Bleachers will perform Saturday.

 

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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